The Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel is located 2 blocks from the French Quarter and places travelers close to the center of downtown New Orleans, La. The hotel is within 7 blocks of the bistros and bars of Bourbon Street, gambling at Harrah's Casino, the family-friendly Aquarium of the Americas, and the street performers, tarot-card readers, cafes, and shops of Jackson Square.
The hotel's 18-story building is historic and its rooftop outdoor pool abuts the wall of a historic brick church. Soft couches and chairs beneath mirrors enhance the historical ambience. The hotel's Mila Restaurant and Bar serves Southern favorites, while Bar UnCommon features live jazz Thursday through Saturday evenings. Starbucks serves coffee specialties and pastries. With 6 meeting rooms (6,676 square feet/601 square meters), the hotel can accommodate gatherings for up to 400 people. Guests can also work out in the hotel's fitness facility and meet deadlines at the business center equipped with wireless Internet access (surcharge). Technology support staff is available. Valet parking is available for a surcharge.
The guestrooms' sleek design reflects a residential feel, and includes coffeemakers and cable TV with ESPN and HBO. Every floor honors a New Orleans jazz great. Refrigerators and wheelchair accessible rooms are available on request. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access are available for a fee. Safes are complimentary. Rollaway beds are available for rooms with 1 bed.