The Whitney Hotel

8.1
Excellent

Based on 1,821 reviews
 
610 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
  +1 504 581 4222
The Whitney Hotel - New Orleans, LA
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Good to know

Value for money 6.3
Distance to city center 0.2 mi
Location rating 9.1
Nearest Airport New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Distance to airport 11.5 mi

Rooms

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Premium Rooms

$161+

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Nightly
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Unknown
$161 per night
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King bed
$173 per night
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Unknown
$173 per night
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Unknown
$179 per night
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Unknown
$205 per night
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Unknown
$219 per night
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Queen bed
$220 per night
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Queen bed
$258 per night

Deluxe Rooms

$90+

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$100 per night
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Unknown
$103 per night
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Queen bed
$104 per night
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$104 per night
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Unknown
$120 per night
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Queen bed
$123 per night
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Unknown
$127 per night
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$127 per night
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Unknown
$134 per night
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Queen bed
$162 per night
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Unknown
$162 per night
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Queen bed
$382 per night
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Queen bed
$382 per night
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Queen bed
$449 per night
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Unknown
$90 per night

Queen Rooms

$138+

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Unknown
$138 per night
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Unknown
$197 per night

Superior Rooms

$130+

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$130 per night
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$130 per night
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Double bed
$134 per night
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Double bed
$150 per night
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$150 per night
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King bed
$162 per night
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Unknown
$162 per night
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Unknown
$172 per night
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King bed
$173 per night
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Unknown
$185 per night
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Unknown
$185 per night
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Double bed
$195 per night
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Double bed
$207 per night
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Unknown
$230 per night
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Double bed
$310 per night
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Unknown
$312 per night
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Unknown
$322 per night
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King bed
$353 per night
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King bed
$367 per night
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Unknown
$379 per night
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King bed
$382 per night
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Double bed
$391 per night
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Double bed
$393 per night
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Double bed
$425 per night
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$428 per night

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walking distance in 42 reviews
  • Poor
    Jan 2018
    2.0

    The bank is nice, the hotel is not.

    The discounted price was good; however, we quickly realized that after having the heater broken within the room it was absolutely not worth the discount price much less the full retailer price.

    The breakfast was not warm, much less so continental, and the room provided had a broken heater.

  • Good
    Jan 2017
    8.0

    Good location, great value.

    The rooms were nice, nothy fancy, but nice. We were upgraded to a top level suite, a great surprise. Perfect location. Easy for Uber and taxis, but a few blocks out of the zoo of the French Quarter.

    There is potential if they redo the bar and restaurant to a more lively spot.

  • Mediocre
    Nov 2016
    3.7

    Room was too small

    Location, it was central

    Room was small and outdated Facilities non existent Restaurant was meh

  • Excellent
    Oct 2016
    10.0

    The architecture, design, choice of furnishings and keeping the existing bank for a backdrop is a nice touch. The room (610) was quite nice and comfortable. The staff were all very professional but Jo Ann in the bar was wonderful. The only improvement possible would be the in-hotel restaurant. To be quite frank, the quality was not so good and the portions small when compared to every other place we dined in and around the French Quarter of equal or lesser price. Your meal pricing (we first tried breakfast and then stopped-) was also at the top of the cost range we experienced in and outside the French Quarter. Had the quality and quantity been better we would have happily spent more time in your restaurant. In our opinion, correct this and you'll have the perfect hotel.

  • Okay
    Aug 2016
    5.1

    Disapointed

    We just expected a little better than what we got.

    Expected the sweet to be a little sweeter

  • Good
    Apr 2016
    6.2

    The bed was extremely uncomfortable.

  • Excellent
    Dec 2015
    9.4

    Clean and comfortable room that was a great value for the money.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2015
    10.0

    Perfect

    Very helpfull people, very clean, and perfect room

    All is perfect

  • Good
    Jun 2015
    8.0

    Would Stay Again

    Location, Value, Staff. We walked to the Riverwalk Outlets, Dragos, Harrahs Casino, Aquarium. We got a cab ride to the French Quarter and Bourbon St. The hotel was very clean and the suite was very spacious with 2 TV's. I loved the rich history of the building. It was originally a bank and still has the vault, teller service windows, etc on the lobby.

    VERY noisy. I could hear a lot of hallway noise. Also, it may have just been the night we stayed (Thursday) but at 4:30 AM the city came down Poydras to empty the dumpsters (very loud) and it woke the toddler (sigh). That can possibly be chalked up to wrong place, wrong time but just be aware if you're staying on a Thursday night. Parking was too expensive but to be fair that's ALL hotels in the area. The hotel was once a bank so there are very few (if any) extras...no roomservice, no spa, etc.

  • Excellent
    Jan 2015
    10.0

    Hostorical

    Love the architecture.

  • Okay
    Jan 2015
    4.5

    Very Poor

    Decent location, clean, nice bathrooms.

    Of the three prepaid rooms our group booked far in advance, only two were available and there was no roll-away bed available for the room in which three people were staying. One couple in our group had to take a taxi across town after about 20-30 minutes of searching for an open room. One person in the room sans roll-away bed had to sleep on the floor. The following day, another room was made available, however, no one from the hotel informed the group in the room without the roll-away that they needed to more their belongings until after everyone was out and about for the day. The hotel called us throughout the day, interrupting our plans. The manager was very rude and didn't seem to understand that the hotel was interfering with plans made months in advance. Eventually, we were bothered so constantly that some members of the group returned to resolve the situation in person. Overall a very bad experience. I have traveled quite a bit, and my experience at this hotel is the worst that comes to mind.

  • Excellent
    Nov 2014
    9.7

    Perfect place with super value in the perfect loca

    Everything

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About

Overview

With a stay at The Whitney Hotel, you'll be centrally located in New Orleans, within a 5-minute walk of Canal Street and Lafayette Square. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in New Orleans? This hotel has facilities measuring 478 square feet (44 square meters), including a meeting room.

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Features

Free Parking
Free Airport Shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet Friendly
Spa

8.1 Excellent

Based on 1,821 reviews

9.1

Location

8.7

Service

2.2

Food

2.0

Bar and Beverages

Things to Know

  • Near city centre
  • Friendly service

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Fitness center
Free Wi-Fi
Increased Accessibility
ATM on-site
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
No smoking
Cable or satellite TV
Air-Conditioned
24 Hour Front Desk
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Wedding services
Business center
Safe
Storage available
Elevator
Concierge service
Hairdryer
Designated smoking area
Casino
Spa
Restaurant
Express check out

Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium 0.3 mi
  • Louisiana Children's Museum 0.3 mi
  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas 0.4 mi
  • The National WWII Museum 0.5 mi
  • New Orleans Musical Legends Park 0.5 mi
  • Saenger Theatre 0.5 mi

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