Omni Riverfront Hotel

701 Convention Center Blvd. | New Orleans, LA 70130  [SEE MAP]New Orleans, LA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Excellent location near the convention center
Guests say housekeeping could improve

The Omni Riverfront Hotel offers comfortable, upscale accommodations slightly removed from the the French Quarter. Located three blocks north of the New Orleans convention center and across the street from the cruise port terminal, the property also offers easy access to local attractions like the Audubon Aquarium as well as numerous shopping and dining options. If you choose to stay at the hotel for your meals, you'll find the Fulton St. Bistro, which serves comfort food in a relaxed French cafe setting. Guests say the service staff members are friendly and helpful, especially the concierge and front desk staff. Recent visitors also reported satisfaction with the spacious, clean guest rooms, which underwent renovations in 2015 to include new furnishings and standard amenities such as flat-screen TVs, coffee makers and bathrobes. Guests can take advantage of the on-site fitness center or request complimentary in-room fitness kits. Overall, guests say they were pleased with their stay, but felt the room rates were a little high for the quality. Travelers can save some coin by joining the Omni Select Guest program, where members get free in-room Wi-Fi access and can earn and redeem free nights. 

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Location
New Orleans, LA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 202 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Couples, Solo travelers

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
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Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

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The 202-room Omni Riverfront Hotel is an elegant, upscale property housed in a former rice mill in the Central Business District, within walking distance of the French Quarter and many attractions. Features include a chic restaurant and bar serving French fare, four meeting rooms, and a small but well-equipped fitness center.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1257 have reviewed the Omni Riverfront Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1257 reviews 4.5 (based on 1257 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The hotel’s guest rooms and suites feature modern styling with upholstered headboards, reading lights, velvet armchairs and a color palette of blue and cream. Some upgraded rooms offer plantation shutters and exposed brick. All rooms include amenities like flat-screen TVs, work desks and sitting areas.
  • In-room internet costs $9.95 per day; free for Omni Select Guests members

Standard room size325 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Omni Riverfront Hotel is located in the Central Business District and is within walking distance of the Arts District and the French Quarter, making it ideal for business and leisure travelers. Located three blocks from both the Poydras Station and Julia Station, the hotel has easy access to the rest of the city via the streetcar system. The hotel also offers an airport shuttle for $33 one-way per two people; reservations are required in advance
  • Located about 15 miles east of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • Self-parking is available across the street at the Outlet Collection
  • 24-hour valet parking ($36 to $40)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($40)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The on-site restaurant, Fulton St. Bistro | Bar, offers a casual setting with indoor and outdoor seating for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant also offers a breakfast buffet and a brunch menu on the weekends.
  • Full bar service available

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesBuffet, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Kids

The property participates in the Omni Kids Crew program, which provides a welcome backpack that includes an activity book, crayons and games to children at check-in.
  • In-room milk and cookies on the first night of stay
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The hotel includes a fitness center that is equipped with cardio machines and strength-training equipment, free weights and exercise balls.
  • In-room fitness kits available with a mat, resistance bands and kettlebells
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Omni Riverfront Hotel has four venues available to host meetings and events for up to 140 people. Although there is no business center, business services are available through the front desk.
  • Wi-Fi and hard-wired Internet access throughout the property
  • Hotel can host theater-style events for 188 people

Number of meeting rooms4

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

The Omni Riverfront Hotel is a dog- and cat-friendly property. Guests with pets that weigh up to 25 pounds must sign a damage waiver at check-in, and pets are required to be placed in carriers when hotel staff are in guest rooms.
  • $50 nonrefundable pet fee per room
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Wedding

The Omni Riverfront Hotel offers four venues for weddings and events. The property’s largest space can accommodate banquet-style receptions for 140 guests.
  • Couples receive a complimentary honeymoon stay, included in wedding packages
  • Professional event planners to assist with the details

Maximum wedding guest capacity140

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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