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"The Whitney Hotel is a great value for the price. It’s a bit dated but that is reflective of this being a beautiful, historical, bank building. Roo ... " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 24 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

3.5-star historic hotel near Canal Street

Heart of New Orleans

A stay at this Central Business District hotel places you steps from Lafayette Square and a 5-minute walk from Canal Street. Bourbon Street and National World War II Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

A fitness center, valet parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, the 93 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and iPod docks. Other amenities include cable TV, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$119* Per night/room Nov 5 - Nov 6

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Suite, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Whitney Hotel ratings based on 29 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Whitney Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Loved the historical vibe. The rooms were nice and clean

Posted by on Jun 26, 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice older hotel, great location and value. Hotel staff was friendly.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019

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2 out of 5
Location is ideal. Sits between the French Quarter and Central Business District which makes everything easily accessible.

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019

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2 out of 5
Price was great, but not reflective of what we received for one night at The Whitney. Rooms are dated with well worn sheets. Towels, while clean, were stiff and scratchy. Mattresses are a nightmare with metal surrounding outer perimeter of mattress. You can actually hear the springs popping when you move in the bed. Our tv never worked. Night staff was courteous and friendly. We would not book this hotel against

Posted by on Feb 26, 2019

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4 out of 5
This hotel is really neat because is was a bank. They kept the vault and some teller windows. It is a beautiful building.

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019

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4 out of 5
Great stay. Great location. If you are a light sleeper, be sure to request a room on the upper floors to avoid the street noise.

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018

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4 out of 5
The Whitney Hotel is a great value for the price. It’s a bit dated but that is reflective of this being a beautiful, historical, bank building. Room was on the small side but that seems to be the norm of the NOLA quarter area. Great boutique alternative that is pretty centrally located

Posted by on Aug 24, 2018

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3 out of 5

It was ok

I chose this hotel because of the location as it is close to bourbon street as well as the event i was atrending. It is 2 blocks away from the mississippi river as well as all the tour start locations. The building was nice and unique as it used to be an old bank. The room was a decent size as well as the bathroom. The bathroom itself was simple but it was old. The bathroom floor had some black stains as well as the inside of the toilet. Seemed like the toilet was as old as the building. None the less it worked. While i was there housekeeping cleaned the room once out of the 4 nights that i stayed. When they did come around, they did a good job cleaning. The paint on the windows was peeling off and there was no air circulation in the room. Heating and air worked. The staff was friendly and helpful, there is a breakfast but it is just some bread and some fruit. Side note, the microwave is on the second floor near the gym. I thought it was a random spot to put the microwave instead of the eating area on the first floor. Overall it was a good hotel because of the staff.

Posted by , from san diego on Mar 6, 2018

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1 out of 5

Beware when reserving room

Pros: Location.
Cons: Display two different "suite" room types so customers can make an informed decision. I suggested this to front desk and met with indifference.
Location: In business district; walkable to Quarter, convention center, casino, "warehouse district" for good food.
Reservation was for "Premium suite, 1 queen bed". When we got to room it was two connected rooms with two queen beds and no sitting area. Only one chair to sit in. This was not what was pictured on web site: sleeping area with adjacent sitting area with sofa, chairs, etc. Front desk said they had two types of suites, and were sold out, so this is what I could have. My choice late at night was to try to find another hotel and fight with Travelocity for a refund, or accept the inferior accommodations. Beware when booking "suite". Call front desk and get a guarantee of room type. Restaurant was slow, and mediocre in quality.

Posted by , from Michigan on Jan 31, 2017

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4 out of 5

Great location.

Cons: Bathroom needs renovating.
The hotel is beautiful and our room was clean but the bathroom was very tiny and in need of renovation.

Posted by , from New Orleans on Mar 24, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 21, 2016 by Guest Relations

Thank you for your review!

Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 478 square feet (44 square meters). A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly The Whitney Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star New Orleans hotel is smoke free.

  • 93 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 478 sq ft of conference space
  • 44 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1910
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) (24.2 km / 15 mi)
  • Train station: New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Whitney Hotel offers 93 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 1:00 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 3.00 for adults and USD 3.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Whitney Wyndham
  • Whitney Wyndham Hotel
  • Whitney Wyndham Hotel New Orleans
  • Whitney Wyndham New Orleans
  • Whitney Hotel New Orleans
  • Whitney Hotel
  • Whitney New Orleans
  • Whitney Hotel Wyndham Historic
  • The Whitney Hotel Hotel
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  • The Whitney Hotel Hotel New Orleans
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.