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Historical Traveler Reviews Chateau Dupre Hotel New Orleans
My boyfriend and I went to New Orleans for the first leg of our vacation. Since we were travelling to other destinations and been to NO before, we decided not to spend a ton on a hotel room in NO b/c we are barely at the hotel. Bad move. We saw that there was high speed internet advertised - but we got there and 'it was still being installed'. Our room was a suite with a lot of space for all our luggage, but reeked of old garlic. We had maintenance come up twice b/c our room was 85 degrees. not exaggerating. were not offered/or able to get a new room after multiple complaints until 1am of the 2nd night of a 3 night stay. The staff was very friendly and nice but I can't recommend the hotel.
I was highly disappointed in this hotel. I, like others, booked this hotel online and the room was NOTHING like the picture on the internet. I guess "old world" means "run-down". Also, we were told that the room would accomodate 4 adults and that was completely untrue. The bathroom was tiny and tiles were cracked. The shower didn't look clean. The carpets were dirty and there wasn't even a closet door. I had never been to New Orleans before so I assumed by paying a higher price for a hotel, I might get a nicer room, but that obviously wasn't the case. My sister was in New Orleans at the same time and she stayed at the Embassy Suites for less and it was absolutely fabulous. I would definitely recommend the Embassy Suites. The ONLY plus I can give the Chateau Dupre is its location... it's very close to everything, including 3 blocks from Bourbon Street. But take my advice... stay at the Embassy Suites or the Sheraton and just take a trolley.
Hated Chateau Dupre
My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 4 days; 4 days too long. The first room they gave us had severely cracked tiles in the bathroom; there were shards on the floor! The next room they gave us was over the lobby and very noisy. We had to use ear plugs. The lobby is nice but the room was filthy, dusty, moldy and in need of major repairs. I would NOT recommend this hotel to anyone.
Dynamite Quarter Hotel
I read about the Chateau Dupre on the internet and decided to stay in the French Quarter. I had heard an read many good things about this property so I said what the heck, I'll give it a try. My husband and I enjoyed the time we spent at the Chateau Dupre very much and will definitely come back. The restaraunt next door (Orleans Cafe') was delicious, and the continental breakfest was great. I truely recommend the Chateau Dupre if you are staying in the French Quarter----the staff was FANTASTIC.
My wife booked our room from the internet. She asked the lady in reservations if we would get a room like the one on the internet site.
Thanks so much to the staff of the Chateau Dupre'. They were so very helpful, and the rooms were clean and elegant. This small French Quarter hotel was wonderful! We'll return as soon as possible!
Recently stayed at the Chateau Dupre in New Orleans and must say that I was very impressed. Decent and obviously recently renovated rooms, great price and good location. Rooms have new bathrooms, remarkably good water pressure for a Quarter hotel, and have exposed brick walls, high ceilings, and comfortable furniture (i.e. not just a "cookie cutter" hotel chain room).I've stayed at eight different hotels in the Quarter and while I usually stay at the Maison Dupuy, the rate was twice as much during my recent visit for some reason. I'd say that the Dupre offers excellent value so long as you can do without a balcony and don't mind a bit of a drab view. Also, the Dupre is a bit noisy until 3:00 a.m. or so if you face Decateur St. (due to the live band across the street) but who cares - you don't go to New Orleans to sleep...
We reserved our room at the last moment and had no trouble whatsoever. Our room was clean & comfortable and the staff was friendly and efficient. Overall we had a great stay and we love Bert at the front desk. He was very helpful with directions and suggestions.
This hotel is in a great location. It's in the French Quarter and close to alot of the major attractions. I found that a car was not needed because everything was in walking distance. Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, the river and Harrah's are all so close. The staff was also wonderfully freindly and helpful. They had all kinds of suggestions for restaurants and things to do. We really appreciate the hospitality and would recommend the Chateau Dupre' to others.
Wouldn't even look at another hotel for our next stay! David the bellman was very friendly and helpful. He made us feel like this was home. Sallie and the other two gentlemen at the front desk were friendly, helpful, supportive and had great ideas on what to do in the area. Also greatly enjoyed the restaurant. All the staff were friendly at breakfast and dinner. Dinner was the best meal we had here in New Orleans.We will recommend your hotel to family and friends--THANKS!!