InterContinental NEW ORLEANS
Description provided by InterContinental NEW ORLEANS
Situated just two blocks from the historic French Quarter, six blocks from the river and front row for Mardis Gras, this luxury hotel in New Orleans is coveted for its location and Four-Diamond status. In the heart of the business district, the hotel is convenient for executives and leisure breaks. From fine, alfresco dining to stunning views from the 15th floor outdoor pool, this contemporary gem is perfectly appointed to explore the best New Orleans has to offer.
List of Amenities for InterContinental NEW ORLEANS
| · ATM/Cash machine
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Beauty shop/salon
· Bell staff/porter
· Car rental desk
· Cocktail lounge
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Concierge desk
· Connecting rooms
· Currency exchange
· Desk with lamp
· Direct dial telephone
· Dry cleaning
· Executive floor
· Free newspaper
· Gift/News stand
· High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Housekeeping - weekly
· Ice machine
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Limousine service
· Live entertainment
· Outdoor pool
· Pets allowed
· Private bathroom
· Public area air conditioned
· Rollaway bed
· Room service
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Shops and commercial services
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Speaker phone
· Telephone jack adaptor available
· Tennis court
· Tour/sightseeing desk
· Turn down service
· Two-line phone
· Valet parking
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Weight scale
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas
Restaurant InformationThe Veranda
Contemporary Louisiana cuisine.Acme Oyster House
Traditional Cajun and Creole food.Bon Ton Cafe
The flickering gas lights and canvas canopy that announce the entrance to the Bon Ton Cafe are the first hints to an experience in dining that has almost vanished in our fast paced lives. Housed in the historical 1840s Natchez building, within earshot ofCommander's Palace
Great food in the beautiful Garden District of New Orleans. Since 1880, Commander's Palace has been a New Orleans landmark known for the award winning quality of its food and many commodious dining rooms. The history of this famous restaurant offers a glEmeril's
The food at Emeril's is somewhat eclectic, but leans more toward what Chef Emeril calls "New New Orleans" cuisine. Although the menu often abounds with an array of tempting dishes in the style of Southwestern, West Coast, or New England cooking, the rootsGumbo Shop
Established in 1948, The Award Winning Gumbo Shop features a wide range of New Orleans cuisine at its finest. Enjoy fantastic customer service and great food. Patrons are also welcome to order from our full wine list including 30 Wines by the Glass.
Meeting FacilityAcadian I Acadian II Acadian Audubon Boardroom Cabildo Cypress Fulton La Salle Ballroom A La Salle Ballroom B La Salle Ballroom C La Salle Ballroom La Salle Pre-Function Area La Salon Pre-Function Area Les Continents Magnolia Oak Orleans Pelican I Pelican II Pelican Pelican Pre-Function Area Pontalba Poydras Vieux Carre A Vieux Carre B Vieux Carre
Fitness center on-site
Fitness center off-site
Children's program - The Louisiana Children's Museum is located within walking distance from the hotel. From more information go to www.lcm.org.
Area AttractionsNew Orleans International Airport
One Hour: Cemetery tour
Since New Orleans is situated below sea level, burial practices adapted the unique technique of utilizing above-ground tombs. Take a stroll through St Louis Cemetery #1 just outside the French Quarter, and see the oldest of what are called the cities of t
Ernest N. Morial
Two Hours: Aquarium of the Americas
Visit the Aquarium of the Americas, one of America's top five aquariums featuring exhibits of the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean reef, the Mississippi River and the Amazon rainforest.
Half a Day: New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)
N.O.M.A. features an extensive permanent collection with works of art from ancient to modern times and hosts many national and international exhibits.
Two Hours: St Charles Streetcar
Enjoy a ride on the St Charles Streetcar, the oldest continually running streetcar line in the world, and see the magnificent Victorian mansions and oak trees that line the Avenue.
Half a Day: Plantation tour:
The Mississippi River is home to many Antebellum plantations which survived the Civil War. Take a trip back in time and relive the splendor of the Old South.
Tip: Try to go before or after lunch and be patient. Authentic Italian grocery in the French Quarter famous for the original muffaletta.
Tip: Always a line on weekend mornings. Popular New Orleans diner famous for all-day breakfast, po-boys and the world's best baked ham.
Tip: Weekend nights are best. Frenchmen Street has a wonderfully artistic and bohemian street atmosphere and is where locals go for live music.
The Mississippi Riverfront
Take a romantic stroll along the mighty Mississippi River from the Riverwalk to the Moonwalk.
St. Charles Avenue
St Charles Avenue is the perfect place to run. Most joggers run right along the streetcar tracks.
Café du Monde
Tip: Avoid weekend mornings. After dinner is a good time. This original French Market cafe; serves cafe au lait and beignets, the powdered-sugar covered French doughnuts.
Tip: Bourbon Street is much more active in the evening. Stroll along world-famous Bourbon Street and experience the nightlife, jazz clubs, burlesque clubs and restaurants that make it New Orleans' wildest street.
One Hour: Royal Street
Take a stroll down Royal Street, famous for its art galleries and antique shops, to visit Jackson Square, truly the heart of New Orleans.
Half a Day: The National World War II Museum
The National World War II Museum celebrates the American spirit, the teamwork, optimism, courage and sacrifice of the men and women who helped win World War II.
Two Hours: French Market
Visit the French Market. Enjoy a café au lait at Café du Monde and take a stroll through the Farmers' Market and the Flea Market.
One Hour: The Garden District
Populated by the first Americans to settle in New Orleans after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, architecturally the Garden District reflects an exciting and prosperous period of time. Walking tours through this residential neighborhood are popular and esp
Room Information for this hotel
Miscellaneous Information provided by InterContinental NEW ORLEANS
· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 4:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 1998
· Renovated in 01/01/2000
· 479 rooms.
· 31 suites.
· 14 floors.