Location Situated in the heart of a bustling sports and entertainment district, the hotel is adjacent to the newly-opened Champions Square and the Louisiana Superdome. Located only a few blocks from the Central Business District and the Warehouse district, the hotel is also within walking distance or a short ride on the street car (departing from Loyola Avenue in front of the hotel) to the French Quarter. Facilities The hotel has been reopened after a multi-million dollar redesign and revitalisation in 2011. There are 1193 guest rooms at this business hotel. The premises are air-conditioned and guests are welcomed in a lobby. Convenient 24-hour check-out service is available and the hotel features 18,000 square metres of event space. It additionally offers a FedEx office, a currency and Lagniappe exchange, a 24-hour Fresh Market, a celebrity chef restaurant by John Besh and an on-site Hertz rental car desk. Moreover, there a hotel safe, lift access, a café, bar, Internet access and a garage. Guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services on offer. Rooms These spacious rooms offer two queen- or one king-size bed and floor-to-ceiling glass windows that overlook Crescent City, the Superdome and Champions Square Development. Amenities include wireless Internet access and high-speed wired Internet access and a comfortable ergonomic swivel chair. All of these luxurious New Orleans accommodation units offer traditional wardrobes, private half-walls separating the bedrooms and the en suite bathrooms, a shower and spacious natural stone baths. Further in-room amenities include a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, radio, TV, safe, mini fridge, and tea and coffee making facilities. There is also an ironing set and air conditioning is a standard feature in all accommodation units. Sports/Entertainment The hotel features a 24-hour gym and an outdoor swimming pool. Meals The hotel's venues include an 8 Block Kitchen and Bar, a full-service restaurant with private and semi-private dining rooms and a separate bar, Vitascope Hall, a media bar with semi-private lounges and a free-standing restaurant by a nationally recognised chef. Payment The hotel accepts all major credit cards including American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA. How to get there From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International (MSY) take I-10 East towards Downtown. Stay on I-10 East Pontchartrain Expressway. Keep right to stay on I-10 East. Exit 234B take the ramp left towards Superdome/Poydras Street. Keep straight onto Poydras Street. Turn right on Loyola Avenue. The hotel will be on the right.