O'Keefe Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from New Orleans
Today has been an extraordinary day and it ended late, again. We found ourselves dinner at a well known restaurant, only to have an extra ordinary meal. It turns out that the well renown chef had died a few weeks ago, and it appears that whoever is trying to now run it, has no idea how to continue ...
... to be one of my absolute favourite things I experienced in New Orleans (or anywhere in the US for that matter)! You wouldn't believe the feeling of being able to walk behind and dance in the streets to a very cool jazz sound! I wouldn't replace that memory or experience for a million dollars! However all good things must come to an end and we soon realised that we were running out of time to get back for our bus pickup so we bid the band adieu and ...
... the other was cajun. Our tour guide was a font of knowledge on everything from the battle of new Orleans to the poboy sandwich _ which is a baquette for the POOR BOY. Finished the day at EAT a local restaurant. Champagne, two bottles of red, two beers and catfish! And salad. Packed ready for the big apple. Spoken to samantha and skipped Simon. What responsible PARENTS??? Xxx Ann and ...
... so many stores. I was getting tired from all this shopping so, to take a break, we stopped at Cafe Du Monde which was the original French Market coffee stand. It was heaving, being famous for there unique donuts covered in tonnes of icing sugar. Well worth visiting.
A bit more shopping (thank goodness as it was all window shopping!!) and then we met my cousin Daniel at the Marriott lobby for dinner. I got to ...
We started the day with a great breakfast at the Magnolia Grill, a True American Diner. We then headed back to the hotel to pack and get on the road. There are many bridges to cross in Louisiana, some right on top of the bayou, other over water. We crossed 2 on I-10 that were super long. Good thing we went over bridges all the time in FL. We made a stop in Lake Charles to find some lunch and take a break. While there ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center