Hyatt Regency New Orleans
What We Love
- Downtown location near the Superdome, with views of the city and Champions Square
- Cabana-lined saltwater rooftop pool, with a bar that serves cocktails and light bites
- Housed in a towering glass skyscraper; rooms on higher floors have exceptional views of the cityscape
- Choice of five restaurants, from the all-day 8 Block Kitchen & Bar to barbecue favorite Q Smokery & Café
What To Know
- Not a boutique hotel: There are 1,193 guestrooms, multiple bars and 200,000 square feet of meeting and event space
- Popular for weddings, graduation parties and conferences
- Pets are not permitted
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
A standout on the downtown skyline, the Hyatt Regency New Orleans occupies a towering glass skyscraper opposite the Superdome. The vast, multi-height lobby makes a grand first impression, with an enormous curved staircase, an installation-like chandelier and internal glass elevators. The 1,193 guestrooms, by contrast, have a simple style, done up in chalk and beige shades, with chaise lounges, work stations and King or Queen beds dressed with crisp white linens. All have such mod cons as free WiFi, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and Hyatt brand toiletries. Rooms on higher floors have knockout views of the Crescent City and Champions Square. On the dining front, the five main restaurants cover the culinary spectrum from international favorites at the all-day 8 Block Kitchen & Bar to barbecue at Q Smokery & Café and Louisiana seafood at Borgne. There’s also pizza (for room delivery only) at Pizza Consegna, and the Bywater Pool Deck & Bar for cocktails and light bites beside the cabana-lined saltwater rooftop pool.
In the Area
New Orleans is the home of the cocktail, and every sip comes with a story. Start your boozy odyssey off with the classics and see where they take you. Napoleon House was once offered as a refuge to the exiled emperor and today it’s known for its Pimm’s Cup, an Anglophile fave that mixes a splash of lemonade with Pimm’s No. 1. After one of those, get dizzy on Vieux Carrés (rye, cognac, dry vermouth, benedictine and bitters) at Hotel Monteleone’s Carousel Bar & Lounge, a former haunt of Tennessee Williams, among other writers. For dinner pork out at Cochon, in the Warehouse District; start with the wood-fired oysters before diving into the signature Louisiana cochon, with turnips, cabbage, pickled peaches and cracklins. Uptown, try the legendary Patois, where chef Aaron Burgau serves haute classics like smoked rabbit and andouille gumbo. Back in the French Quarter, Coop’s Place cooks up the best pub grub in town, including fried crab claws and a scrumptious seafood gumbo. New Orleans’s musical roots run as deep as the Mississippi River is long, and the sounds of jazz, blues and brass bands fill the city’s streets year-round. Get two shows for the price of one when you head to Preservation Hall, where the buskers entertaining those waiting in line rival the legends performing inside.
How to Get There
Very good hotel for a conference. Easy to get from one conference room to another. Huge. Was able to walk or uber to area attractions. Hotel is fancy in lobby. Rooms are typical but comfortable. Glass elevators. Nice view of the dome. Hop on and off bus stops right in front of the hotel. Good bar food. Starbucks.
The property was very well kept and the rooms were as expected but the staff was exceptional. They paid attention to detail and went out of their way to make sure everything was perfect. Sophia inquired about our stay immediately and followed up even quicker! The housekeeping staff was also very accommodating.
I stayed at the NOLA Hyatt Regency for 4 nights for a conference. When I first arrived, I noticed immediately that the conference hotel was shiny, slick, and expansive but assumed it was just another high end conference hotel. There are numerous restaurants, smart elevators, and a view of nearby sports arenas. By the end of my stay, however, I was thoroughly impressed. All the staff were consistently and impeccably professional, helpful, and personable. The front desk stored my breastmilk in a private freezer every evening. I was even able to pump after I had checked out because they have a dedicated secure “Mother’s Room” on the executive conference floor with private curtained booths, comfortable armchairs/ottomans, electrical outlets, and side tables, as well as a mini fridge and countertop/sink. It’s hard enough to be away from my baby for extended work travel, and I can’t say enough about how much I appreciate this hotel’s thoughtful amenities for working mothers. This Hyatt Regency will definitely get my business again—as well as my enthusiastic recommendation!
Top-notch food and service. Rooms were very clean and laid out nicely. Did have a bit of an issue with not getting cold water, but I also didn't report it, as it was my last day there. Overall it is a great respite when travelling the city (and worth the price).
I recently stayed here during the week after Mardi Gras. I was in the smaller tower on the 11th floor. It was a wonderful room with a balcony overlooking the pool. After a day of walking around the Quarter or Uptown, it was delightful to sit out on the balcony and chill out. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet was fabulous. Your are also close to some great restaurants in the CBD. I would stay here again.