"Nice place... Friendly staff"
My boyfriend and I stayed here for his birthday. The staff was super nice and eager to please. We had to stay an extra night because of winter storm leon. The rooms are nice and spacious. The only bad thing about the room was the bed. It was too firm for us and a little old\used. There was also construction going on on the street outside our room that […] woke us up on our last night at 5AM. I think they were fixing broken pipes though. All in all for the price I think this was a nice place to stay. When you are in New Orleans you don't spend a ton of time at the hotel anyways. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"it was ok"
the front desk people were not the most pleasant. The room was clean but old. The couch was so old you couldn't sit on it. The restaurant was closed so you had to go out for food. The concierge person ( I spoke with 2 of them) were both very nice and accommodating. Its in the financial district and basically the warehouse district. During the day its […] fine but walking at night is a bit sketchy. In a pinch it will work. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Checked in on Fri. 01/24/2014. Bellman got our bags in room and I realized there was no balcony. I had prepaid for a king suite with balcony. Went down to desk to question abt. changing rms. and was told there were no more rooms. I told the "person" that unfortunately I was a smoker and had requested a balcony rm., I was then told "the rms. are non-smoking". […] Okay, we went on abt our business at a conference came back abt 9PM, the room was freezing. NO HEAT! This was the day of the New Orleans ice storm! Called front desk, was told by this "person" would have it ck'd out first thing in morn. Yes, the room was freezing. Maintanence man came to ck, still no heat. The "person" at front dest brought us a portable heater! How generous! Later on Sat. afternoon someone came in and got heater to work. Manager called cell phone and left message "We are sorry abt any inconvience you have had, we are going to credit your M/C 150.00! Okay, at $$$ a night you would have thought they would have done somewhat more/better for the slight inconvience of freezing all night long. Last time for us to stay at the Lafayette! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice Hotel not too far from the French Quarter"
It was a nice place to stay and close to the spots I needed to go to so I was able to walk. French Quarter is maybe a 10 minute walk away. The bed was very comfortable but the walls are kind of thin. The entire staff was very nice and accommodating. I would stay here again.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Very nice downtown boutique hotel"
We spent the MLK weekend at the LaFayette. When checking in to a King room, we asked, and they bumped us up to a very nice suite, with a living room, kitchenette and bedfroom. However the room had been freshly repainted and odorous, but for the 2nd and 3rd nights they moved us to a comparable suite. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. The suite […] was a little tired, the living room couch sagged and needs to be replaced and the TV's were small and non-HD, but overall it was very comfortable. Valet parking is available. There is a trendy bar and also a restaurant next to the hotel, but we didn't patronize them. The rooms were a little noisy from the occasional trolley cars that run up and down St. Charles, but they didn't really bother us. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Very large and comfortable room in a classic hotel style setting. Would recommend and would definitely stay again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
I totally ejoyed the period dressing of the room. Took us back to another time in the development of the area. Would definitely have stayed our whole 5 days here had we not had other reservations in the French Quarter. Loved it and the service we received. The only thing we missed was room service, but with the restaurant very close we got by:)thanks! Only […] negative had to do with getting transportation to our next hotel location for our convention. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Friendly staff. Would stay here again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"quiet & good location"
We only stayed inthe room at night. We were always out from morning to night. The trolley stops right in front of the hotel which was great and it was 15 mins walk to French Quarter. Overall it was clean but it could use some renovating.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel,easy access 2 all the attractions"
A good hotel to stay at, 10 minute walk to Bourbon and Canal streets and 10 minutes to Superdome. Small hotel, Very nice room, excellent bed. You can park 1/2 block away and save a few dollars. Staff did an okay job but certainly not 5 star service. But, hey, I wasnt looking for 5 stars. I was in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl (Boomer Sooner!!) and […] hotel was just a place to sleep. Yes I would stay here again. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Everything would have been great if the trains didn't run after midnight... Windows are not soundproof and will wake you up wake up every 15 mins.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Old-school boutique hotel with few frills."
Staying at the Lafayette was a pleasant but very no-frills experience, made more enjoyable by the responsive and friendly staff. The first room I was assigned to had a broken toilet, but the staff quickly moved me to a different room at my request. The public areas of the hotel are lovely and prettily restored, while the rooms are fairly unimpressive. […] The rooms themselves (if the two I saw are representative) are haphazardly laid out and updated. My first room featured a very, very small television that had to be 15 years old, placed such a distance from the bed, and even the couch, that it would be hard to watch. My second room had an updated flat-screen television, placed away from and parallel to the bed--also very hard to see. If in-bed hangover recovery time is part of your plan in NOLA, this may not be a great spot for you. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Not bad for the location"
The location and price where what put us here for the Sugar Bowl. The area was nice and we could get to Bourbon Street and the Superdome easily. The only down side I would have would be the customer service. The day we were checking out we got a knock on the door at 9:30 to remind us of checkout time. An employee asked e about it as well as I was getting […] ice and at 11:00 as we are walking out the hone rang to remind us again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to all places of interest to us for this par"
Of all the hotels we have stayed at in N.O. this is by far our favorite. The hotel was so convenient to everything on our agenda. The quality of service was spectacular. We especially appreciate the extra effort made by the front desk clerk Dwayne. Hotel restaurant food has excellent food and service. The only inconvenience we experienced was the front […] sitting room had only one lamp and the room was rather dark which made it impossible for a second person to read, etc. I would strongly suggest another sofa end table lamp and perhaps a standing lamp behind the chair. The Lafayette will definitely be our first choice of hotels during our next stay in New Orleans. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Second time was as good as the first!"
Stayed at this hotel last year and was impressed. Came back this year and again we were impressed. Guess we will have to try it again next year!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Christmas in New Orleans"
The Hotel Lafayette would be an absolute gym... but the maintenance just was not up to snuff....lamps not working in the bathroom and the cover for the lamps was behind the toilet.... also a few dings in the room.. like I say this place could be a real gem...but the upkeep is definitely second rateGenuine Expedia guest review
Great classic hotel down town.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
This place was great! Huge rooms and by that i mean there was a bed room, living room and a bathroom. Very old school my wife loved it!Genuine Expedia guest review
We had a door connecting to the next room. We could hear EVERYTHING in the other room as if they were in ours.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
BOOKED THIS HOTEL FOR A COUPLE OF NIGHTS PRIOR TO A CRUISE DEPARTURE. WOULD HAVE LIKED IT A LITTLE CLOSER TO THE FRENCH QUARTER BUT STILL EASILY IN WALKING DISTANCE. IT WAS CONVIENENT TO CATCH THE TROLLY. AS WELL AS THE MUSEUMS. OVERALL A GOOD CHOICE. WOULD BOOK AGAIN.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great Value in a convenient location"
It is an older hotel that is currently being renovated. Our room was large with a comfortable bed. It is in a location that is close to the French Quarter and restaurants in the business and warehouse districts and the WWII museum. Although it was not a problem for us, the hotel is on St Charles Street and you can hear the street car going by. So light […] sleepers beware. I still would recommend the hotel. The staff was very accommodating. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
we enjoyed our 4 day stay...great staff..more soundproofing needed..need microwave..excellent visitGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Aging facility could have been cleaner though attempts made to make it comfortable. The bed was comfortable. The water was hot! There were no vending machine anywhere on site, no microwave with limited access to food at on site restaurant. Charged a fee for internet access and over priced by comparison to other nearby hotels. Overall, I was disappo […] inted. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel in good location"
The downtown and especially the French Quarter is too touristic, cheap and is not pleasant. However, near the hotel and up town, there are very nice bars, restaurants and galleries. Go there,Genuine Expedia guest review
Very nice Hotel, staff helpful and rooms of a decent size and clean I moved from another hotel (The Cotton Exchange) to here on my last night in New Orleans and what an improvement it was and for a similar rateGenuine Expedia guest review
TV's too small, but clean & comfortable. Staff VERY nice & accommodating.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice location, could use updating"
Hotel was nice. Could use a little updating. Location was close to many great restaurants, stores. Staff was very friendly. Building is beautiful and there is a nice little park right next door. Restaurant and bar hours at hotel where not great. We found it great for what we used it for. Exploring during the day, coming back for a quick nap and shower […] before going out to dinner nearby. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great game weekend"
We went to New Orleans Nov 9-11 to attend the Saints game. Very romantic and beautiful hotel! My fiancé and I were able to walk to the Quarter, Bourbon St, even the Superdome for the game. Great, great, great location! Nice, spacious rooms with a beautiful view of the city. I would definitely recommend. There is no parking, only valet. We only took […] the car out once :) Right next to beautiful Lafayette Square and tons of lovely scenery. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Friendly staff, good value."
The hotel was fine for my purposes (just staying 2 nights.) The room was clean, the bed was comfortable. No frills. The TV was terrible, like something out of 1990, but I wasn't in New Orleans to watch TV anyway. It was a quiet neighborhood and just a short walk to the French Quarter. The price was great. If I were going to be staying in NOLA for any […] longer stretch of time, I would probably want something a little nicer, but like I said, it is a great deal if you don't care about luxury. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"easy walk to everywhere"
It is an older hotel, that is well kept. However the couch in our room had a huge stain on it.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Would stay again."
Furnishings are older but have character. The streetcar outside is annoying but you get used to it. I like being a bit off the french quarter but still within easy walk.Genuine Expedia guest review
HOTEL WAS NEAT AND CLEAN BUT THE MATTRESS NEEDS TO BE REPLACED IT HAD A BIG SAG IN THE MIDDLE OF IT . HAD TO PAY 35.00 DOLLARS A DAY TO PARK NOT HAPPY ABOUT THAT WHEN OTHER HOTELS IN THE AREA HAD FREE PARKING ,,,I OVERALL IF STAYING FOR A DAY OR TWO ITS A JUST OK HOTELGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Dirty, awkward and unloved"
Ohmygosh. Where do I start? Pictures online look great- from the outside looks charming. Get to our first room- whoa! Ok, hasn't been redecorated since the 80's... I'll try not to be a snob. BUT WAIT- the couch has stains all over it, as does the carpet. and the bed is bowed out in the middle! I called the front desk and they gladly gave us a 'nicer' […] room and from initial appearances it was- nicer/newer bed, had a living room, etc. However this room had paint peeling, hair gel (and hair) some other guest left still in one of the drawers, had the dirtiest bedskirt I have ever seen (clearly they don't wash those- I'm talking streaks of dirt on it from repeated use). So, it was awful. So awful when I saw an opened bar of soap in the bathtub, I initially freaked out because I couldn't assume it was my boyfriends but rather some other guest before us. That's how dirty this hotel is- it shakes your very core of confidence in what you can expect from a room. beware! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Fabulous Hotel, but don't expect to sleep!"
Huge problem with noise. Our room faced the street (St. Charles) and it was horribly noisy from the streetcar line which runs and stops in front of the hotel. Add in loud garbage trucks picking up trash all night. And regular street noise, cars, people, etc. Hardly slept a wink. The room and hotel is lovely though. Great location.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to Conference venue"
Nice hotel, good friendly helpful staff. Dwayne at the front desk was particularly helpful and professional.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Very much enjoyed our stay. The air conditioning problem was handled, we were moved to another (larger thank you) room. Everyone was very helpful with all our questions etc. Loved NOLA. ThanksGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Best area of town. Super pet friendly. Next to historic Lafayette square. Great service. I'd stay again!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel, great staff, good location."
Five blocks from the French Quarter and right on the St. Charles trolley line. Hotel was old but clean, comfortable, and in good shape. The staff was helpful and friendly. Parking isn't included in the price and is relatively expensive, but no more than any other decent hotel in the area and the valet does the parking for you. I would definitely stay […] here again. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Stay during Blues and BBQ Festival"
I took a shot at this place, and it was good. Comfy bed, great shower, nice staff. They are putting an effort to upgrading, and improving. You can get a bit of trolley noise, but overall a pretty good place. For the festival or other reason to be in town, I'd stay againGenuine Expedia guest review
"Beautiful Hotel, Great Location, Very Helpful Staf"
The staff was very welcoming and helpful - even upgraded us to an available suite. Both the concierge and bartender were a ton of fun, and gave us lots of great bar/restaurant tips. Our room was clean, spacious and beautiful. And the location - very walkable to Bourbon street (but not so close it's super loud), the trolley's, great restaurants and more. […] We truly loved our stay. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
We were staying at the Lafayette Hotel for a wedding wknd. It happened to be out anniversary too. There was a bottle of Champagne in our room upon arrival with a hand written note. We were upgraded to a nicer room with a balcony. All that was nice. We required cabs on several occasions and it was a difficult task to get one. We could not figure this […] out ! The bell hop girl was useless in helping us get one. It was an ok location for what we needed but there are certainly better locations to stay in. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Very helpful staff ...great location..only downfall need to update bed and pillowsGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"New beds and SHEETS needed!"
We were very happy with the appearance and location of the hotel. The room was quite pretty. But it was unbelievable that the bed was quite worn, sinking to the middle when one lies down on it and it was made up with ONE FLAT SHEET as the bottom sheet! I haven't seen a flat sheet as the bottom sheet for 25 years! The sheet was positioned on the bed […] the way a top sheet would be, with the edge of the sheet even with the top of the mattress. Needless to say, it came off and scrunched up as we slept, and we found ourselves sleeping on bare mattress, fighting the sheet all night long. There was not even a mattress cover. We had reserved two nights, but checked out after the first night. In all fairness, we did not call the front desk with this issue, as they assured me that they would have given us a different room; it just seems that beds should be a top priority of hotels, as most people are going there for a good nights' sleep. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Decent hotel in a good location. I would recommend it but also think there are some nicer hotels in the area though they likely cost more.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
excellent!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great hotel, very loud"
The Hotel was great. Just a simple, check in and go to your room kind of place. Decent condition. The only problem is you need to be a very deep sleeper as the trolly passes every hour all night and the windows are very thin!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good Location with good bed"
Overall a good hotel, they really could put in newer tv sets, better blow dryers and give some conditioner with their shampoo (kinda cheap to skimp on the last two items). The location is really good...a bit out of the craziness of the French Quarter.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel and good proximity to sights"
Hotel was nice, had that southern charm. The French Quarter (Canal, Bourbon, Decatur, etc.) was within walking distance. Didn't need my car until the day we left (got a taxi at one point to go bar-hopping on Frenchmen)! We drove in late Friday night (after midnight), and were treated with friendly service. The room was much bigger than I thought it'd […] be, too. Would definitely recommend this hotel. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"CHARMING AND QUIET WITH GREAT STAFF!!!!"
I really liked the hotel....tub drained slowly but they got this fixed. Staff was excellent and very helpful!!!! Very nice people and super helpful! Location was nice...easy to get around...close to Rouse Market and plenty to places to enjoy without tons of people and noise!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Dive hotel would never stay again, trolley car runs in front hotel all night long, can hear roar through out the nightGenuine Expedia guest review
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