From Roulez Magazine’s perspective, Hotel Monteleone is the French Quarter hotel of choice. Besides 570 luxury guestrooms, the property boasts world class amenities, including award-winning cuisine in Criollo Restaurant and 24 hour room service. Valet parking, a state-of-the-art fitness facility, heated rooftop pool and full service day spa, Spa Aria, all await your arrival. Rooms feature in-room safes, complimentary high-speed WiFi, Keurig coffee makers, refrigerators, large-screen televisions, iHome audio and classic, sumptuous furnishings.
Of course, no trip to New Orleans is complete without some time spent at Hotel Monteleone’s world famous Carousel Bar & Lounge. There, you find delightful cocktails, a highly social atmosphere and the Quarter’s best Bloody Marys. Certainly of note is the historic bar’s authentic carousel bar, where you can sip your drinks while rotating in style.
For writers or lovers of great literary works, stay in a Hotel Monteleone Literary Suite. Truman Capote’s mother lived in the hotel at the time of his birth, with this famous author boasting of the hotel as his “birthplace” throughout his lifetime. Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Rebecca Wells, Richard Ford, Sherwood Anderson and Stephen Ambrose all considered the hotel their Louisiana home away from home. Tennesse Williams wrote of the hotel in his play, The Rose Tattoo, while Ernest Hemingway and Eudora Welty both mentioned the Carousel Bar & Lounge in their works.
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