The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

130 Roosevelt Way | New Orleans, LA 70112-2502  [SEE MAP]New Orleans, LA  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Known for the historic Sazerac Bar
Rooms facing Canal Street can experience late night noise

A hotel can be old, but it certainly shouldn't look old. Case in point: The historic Roosevelt, a classic among the lodging offerings of New Orleans, had begun to show a little wear before Hurricane Katrina. After that setback, the owners used it as an opportunity to close, renovate and resuscitate their fledgling stamp on luxury. Part of Waldorf Astoria's esteemed collection, The Roosevelt New Orleans has been able to preserve its legendary status while keeping up with the evolving standard of luxury. Recent lodgers gush over the comfortable rooms and their high-quality furniture (leather chairs and couches, in some cases), and appreciate modern features like the high-speed internet access (for a fee) and two flat-screen TVs. The staff members also win over recent patrons for being exceptionally accommodating. What's more, the legendary Sazerac Bar is reminiscent of the happening spot it was in the days of Louis Armstrong and Huey P. Long. You can find The Roosevelt New Orleans right off Canal Street, on Roosevelt Way. And if you're a Hilton Honors member, you can earn or redeem reward points here for perks.

New Orleans, LA
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 504 rooms
Primary View
City center
Traditional, Historic, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families


  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019



This grandiose Waldorf property is fairly regal throughout, but the movie-star glamorous, block-long lobby is positively stunning, and the history and pedigree equally impressive.

Frommer's Very Highly Recommended



The legendary Sazerac Bar is a top spot for cocktails, and the Blue Room serves a sumptuous Sunday jazz brunch.

Fodor's Choice

Condé Nast Traveler


Gold-gilded pillars and tiered crystal chandeliers line its cavernous marble lobby, anchored by a pendulum clock and grand piano.

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 4526 have reviewed the The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria 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 4526 reviews 4.5 (based on 4526 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at The Roosevelt feature traditional decor with dark wood furniture. There are Waldorf Serenity beds, 42-inch flat screen TVs and minibars. Accommodations also feature writing desks, chairs and ottomans. Bathrooms have 14-inch flat-screen TVs, bathrobes and Ferragamo bath amenities.
  • High-speed wired or Wi-Fi Internet access is $14.95 per day
  • Room views vary

Standard room size300 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 Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria hotel features a grand lobby with golden columns, high ceilings, mosaic floors and crystal chandeliers. Originally built in 1893, the hotel was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina and went through an extensive renovation, reopening in 2009. However, the rooms still retain their classic appeal, with dark wood furniture and glamorous accents. Located in the Business District, just off Canal Street on Roosevelt Way, the property is within walking distance of the Mississippi River waterfront and the French Quarter. Nearby attractions include The Cabildo, the National World War II Museum and the Louisiana Children's Museum.
  • Multiple streetcar and bus stops nearby
  • Located 15 miles east of Louis Armstrong International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($46)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

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


The Roosevelt houses multiple dining options, including the Fountain Lounge. Located in the hotel lobby since 1938, the lounge serves small plates for breakfast, lunch and dinner, along with cocktails. Domenica is the hotel’s upscale Italian eatery that features authentic dishes crafted from local ingredients in a modern, yet historic-inspired setting. The Sazerac Bar is a New Orleans landmark, offering a glamorous vintage vibe for cocktails with leather armchairs and wood-paneled walls. Teddy’s Cafe offers pastries, sweets and espresso beverages.
  • Rooftop bar serves cocktails and small plates

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesItalian, American

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


The property offers a large rooftop outdoor pool and sundeck. The pool area has multiple lounge chairs and a whirlpool tub.
  • Rooftop bar serves poolside food and beverage
  • Open year-round
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas


The Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Roosevelt Hotel offers a full range of services, including facials, massages and body treatments. There are 10 treatment rooms, a couples therapy suite and hydrotherapy facilities. The spa uses exclusive products from OSEA Skincare, Kevyn Aucoin and Carita beauty for its treatments.
  • Spa is open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna


There is a family-friendly rooftop pool and suites feature sleeper sofas in the living rooms.
    • Kids club
    • Cribs
    • High chairs


    The hotel has a 24-hour, 12,000-square-foot fitness center with Technogym equipment. The gym has ellipticals, treadmills, recumbent bikes, C-line leg presses, workout mats and exercise balls available.
    • Locker rooms with digital locks and showers
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles
    • Tennis
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats
    • Motor boats


    The Roosevelt has more than 60,000 square feet of historic meeting space available for business events. The property’s Roosevelt and Crescent City Ballrooms can be connected, providing a space that can accommodate more than 2,000 people.
    • Gourmet catering
    • Fully equipped business center
    • High-speed Internet access throughout the property

    Number of meeting rooms23

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


    The Roosevelt is a pet-friendly property and welcomes pets that weigh up to 25 pounds.
    • $175 nonrefundable pet fee
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting


    Offering historic ballrooms with grand ceilings, columns and chandeliers, The Roosevelt is home to a variety of venues for weddings. The rooftop pool deck is available for outdoor ceremonies and receptions and the Roosevelt Ballroom offers a grand indoor space for more than 2,500 attendees for a reception and 1,295 for a banquet. The historic Blue Room has hosted music royalty over the years and was restored to its Golden Age appearance with space for up to 400 guests.
    • The Immaculate Conception Jesuit Church is across the street from the hotel
    • Handmade desserts created by on-site pastry chef
    • Louisiana-inspired gourmet catering

    Maximum wedding guest capacity2,500

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

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