Warwick Hotel New Orleans
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... it outside of Erin's house and knocked on the door. This house had two apartments in it according to the letterbox, but only one door bell. The doorbell was for Erin's apartment according to the letterbox so I rang that, and waited still. Nothing. I was a little early, maybe she wasn't home. I messaged her and she replied that she was home. Within a few moments, the door opened. I introduced myself and we did a little small talk, but quickly she switched into host mode and started to ...
... a seafood place down bourbon street which apparently was quite popular. I had an entree of gumbo and shared a seafood platter with someone else. It had deep fried oysters, catfish, shrimp, fries and these weird shrimp ball things that tasted amazing. Things got a bit out of control at tea so once we finished eating we quickly got out of there and headed to a bar. We started off at a little quiet pub that allowed people under 21 in there so that ...
... is about the only thing that makes them edible. The taste of the oil as I went to bite into the beignet was off-putting and for those of you who know me, I even drank some of Mase's coffee to get rid of the taste. Needless to say, I didn't like them and neither did anyone else (except Sam - who ate four before I pushed the plate away and said we had to go).
What did make our time in this area worthwhile was a little shop 'Southern Candy Store' - as we ...
Afterwards we all piled into Diego and headed back to the Quarter where copious amounts of booze awaited us. Kasia and I ended up at a tiny dive bar called Erin Rose with punk rock blaring from the jukebox, and we sat listening to the crazy patrons babble while we sipped our drinks. The rest of the gang had ended up at Cane and Table on the next block and after a few drinks there we headed over to Reverend Zombie's Voodoo Shop on ...
... the swamp and bumped into another, he kept saying this one is lazy, he took his hat of and sun glasses and jumped in the water with some chicken in his pocket. He then let the Gator swim up to him and he fed it some chicken, then this bit was nuts, he got a marshmallow which they call swamp crack because the creatures cant get enough of it, put it in his teeth and let the massive alligator swim up and take it from his mouth, bear in mind these arnt trained, there wild ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Warwick Hotel New Orleans
Good for College Kids
For whatever reason, we ended up getting a suite with a living room and a bedroom for what we assumed to be the price of a regular room.
Everything in the room worked: our safe, the 2 TVs, the refrigerator, everything in the bathroom. That's not to say there weren't problems.
Our shower fluctuated rapidly from hot to cold. Behind some of the cabinets were exposed pipes, but everything looked nice as it was set up. The maid service forgot to give us towels and cups but they brought them up promptly when we called. The neighborhood is very nice during the day but rather deserted at night. It's about a 10-15 minute walk to Bourbon St., but that was close enough. Not great, but not terrible.
Unbearable HOT water!!!
The positive side of the hotel is the room (401) was large enough for 4 people. The bellhop was very courteous and helpful. The price, after all taxes was $149. The negative side is I could not bare the extremely hot water!!! The water in the shower, sink and even toilet was steaming at all times and could not be fixed apparently!!! The A/C had problems throughout our stay although the repairman attempted to fix it. The wall safe did not work and no one ever showed up to fix it. After frequent calls to the front desk, we gave up.
We booked online with Expedia and everything was ready for us upon arrival. With some of the negative reviews on the place, we were a little apprehensive, but the place was great. The room was clean and nicely appointed. While the place is nothing elaborate, it did measure up nicely to other hotel stays that I've had. Oh, and thanks for the hospitality, Leonard.
After spending 7 days at the Ramada Inn & Suites,New orleans ,Downtown Super Dome I must take time and write My review of this property. Eight of us stayed at this property for 7 days and We had a wonderful stay....It was AFFORDABLE,CLEAN, NICE LARGE ROOMS and MOST OF ALL THE PERSONAL WAS WONDERFUL .We want to thank Bob and Leo at the lounge and Larry and Leonard who took care of our luggage and helped us in every way possible.We found the food and service in the cafe very good and the front desk took care of us quickly in getting us to our rooms...This property is so located that we could walk to BOURBON STREET ,The FRENCH QUARTERS and the RIVER WALK. Upon reading some of the bad reviews we were a little uncomfortable going in to this hotel..But I will stay there again when we go back to this GREAT and FRIENDLY CITY. All of us from North Dakota thank all of You for a great job well done....over all we were all HAPPY...By the way FREE SAFES in every room were provided for Your important Items....Like in any large city...do not leave valuables in your rooms
My wife and I along with another couple stayed at the Ramada Inn and Suites Downtown New Orleans - Superdome a few weeks ago for the Sugar Bowl. This was hands down the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. First, we had no cold water the entire time we stayed there whice meant VERY hot showers and hot water for bathroom needs. Second, the AC would not put out any cold air. We had it set on as cold as it would go for about 12 hours and the temperature in the room never changed. Lastly and worst while we were attending the Sugar Bowl our room was broken into and we had a cell phone and wallet taken. Now the weird thing is was there was no forceable entry into the room and we had both electronic 'keys'. This meant that someone with another 'key' came into our room.
We stayed in October 2003. The hotel is in poor shape. We found Hair in the ice bucket and bugs in the bed. Also their were stains on the sheets and mattress. The service was horrible. I would never recommend to some to stay in this hotel
Nice Hotel, Bad smell
We stayed here for 3 days in early September and were pleased by the friendly service and the large room that we received. They were above average in size and quality. There was ample space to store luggage but the bathroom needs renovating.
They hada free shuttle to and from the French Quarter proving very handy and really nice friendly drivers. The buffet breakfast is better than average but this is not included in the price.
On a down side the hallway and lobby smelt like mouldy wet carpet and like something had died in the wall. I could handle the smell for 2 days but it was becoming unbearable. The price we paid was excellent for what we received.
Ramada is ok
The hotel is old and needs remodeled, the service was slow, and the parking was across the street in a parking garage ($12/day). We did receive a good price which helped to make up for the problems.
Not happy at all!
The parking was by far the worst!!! You had to park your car in a PUBLIC garage, which was located down the street and around the corner!! During special events, you are charged everytime you leave out and come back in...It was rediculous...The rooms were a nice size but not 100% clean....The bathroom was just terrible and EXTRA small....No continental breakfast or anything complimentary at this hotel! the breakfast buffett sucks big time....I would never stay at this hotel again!
Great for Price
I stayed at the Ramada Inn Superdome for three nights in August of 2002. For $59 per night, we had VERY spacious rooms, with two queen beds..a great deal!
My family and I were returning from a cruise, and were spending four additional days in New Orleans. The hotel is older, but the rooms were very large. In fact, we slept four adults to a room (we had two rooms). We did rent one cot for $10 per night (but actually only had to pay for one night...they said don't worry about the rest!
So, if you're just looking for lodging, with no fancy perks...this ist he place!