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Petal, Mississippi
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I love the rooms with the high ceilings. It is like staying in an antebellum home, but with a more convenient location. The front desk people were friendly and helpful. Probably the best thing (other than the ceilings) was the car parking area at the end of Canal Street that was only $15 a day rather than the $30 for...

4Thank Karen C
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I decided to book on bookings.com and perhaps that was my mistake. There was no option to choose a room with a window while booking so bookings.com instructed me to send a message to the hotel thru bookings.com's web-site. There's really not a whole lot of incentive for Pelham to book another room for you once you've already paid but...

1Thank Marcus K
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Second time staying in the hotel and the experience was exceptional. Love the ambience, clean rooms, and friendly staff. I love that it's in walking distance of everything and I always feel safe in my surroundings!

2Thank 585juanitaj
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay at the Pelham Hotel,charming,wonderful staff great New Orleans ambience,tall ceilings,friendly and willing house keepers for our requests for extra towels and soaps,coffee available in the lobby great restaurant next door,get in early as you will wait a while Will be back later in the year Thanks guys

2Thank liamfrancis
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a great hotel for a NOLA trip, I'm sure we'll book it again next time, location is perfect, just one street from Canal. Walking distance to Bourbon, Royal, French Quarter but much more quiet! The rooms are beautifully decorated. We didn't like that the Windows didn't open. The bathroom vent ran on its own schedule and because of...

2Thank DutchieMae
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 7 February 2016

the room was huge in height !!! nice bathroom - nice beds - nice decor only thing is missing a coffee machine in the room the check-in was a bit slow because the private conversation on the phone was more important than to check us in would be great if hotels would adapt to offer at least one hard pillow...

1Thank Isabel S
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The Pelham hotel is conveniently located 20-30 mins from the airport (tip: return shuttle costs $36) and 5 minute walk from the French Quarter. The hotel is not a new one so I was not expecting luxuries. Staff were really friendly and welcoming and GENUINELY nice. It was nice to be called 'a doll', sip coffee in the reception and...

Thank Agnieszka L
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Great location. Easy walking distance Bourban St etc. nice boutique hotel. The elevator was adjacent to our room so DONT et them book you in that room. Staff really nice. Took forever for water to get hot in showe but really no problem. You pay for valet parking and it took over an hour to get our vehicle but considering...

3Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Liked the fact the premise's 20-30 mins away from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl' Airport by car. It's also located a few blocks away from both Bourbon and French Quarter---car wasn't needed as everything could be reached 20 minutes maximum, by walking. I didn't like the layout of the room I was first assigned. Immediately front desk put me into...

3Thank Nicole P
Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 28 January 2016

From the past reviews everyone said that the hotel staff was very friendly and I did not find that. Upon checking in we were given a room where the TV was not working and the refrigerator was leaking. Called down to the clerk and Troy said that the cable company was switching to digital and some of the TV's were...

Thank Gene P

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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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The Pelham Hotel is in the heart of what you come to New Orleans for. Only minutes from the French Quarter, Harrah's Casino, the Riverwalk and the Warehouse District, distinctive styling, uncompromised convenience and a friendly staff await you. Historically located on a site that was formerly the plantation of Jean Baptist Lemoyne de Bienville, founder of New Orleans, the Pelham Hotel offers a grand scale of personal service and attention to detail in an intimate boutique setting reminiscent of old-world European grace. The hotel offers the luxurious living standards of elegant New Orleans combined with personal attention and an unwavering commitment to your happiness. This historic landmark hotel offers 60 uniquely appointed guestrooms featuring grand 18-foot ceilings, original old brick walls, crown molding and 10-foot-tall windows. Each room is fitted in imported white linens, duvets and antique furnishings. In-room amenities include a self-programmable safe, iron and ironing board, hair dryer and radio alarm clocks with iPod/MP3 connections. Marble floors, granite vanity tops and curved shower rods adorn each bathroom. Adjacent to the Pelham Hotel is the highly acclaimed Ruby Slipper Restaurant, featuring local flavors such as BBQ Shrimp & Grits and Bananas Foster Pain Perdu along with traditional favorites for breakfast and lunch. Surf the web or catch up on some work with peace of mind as all guests of the Pelham Hotel can enjoy free wireless Internet access! Hotel is 100% Smoke-Free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pelham

Address: 444 Common Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 6,874 - ₹ 19,903 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Pelham 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
The Pelham Hotel New Orleans
Pelham Hotel New Orleans
Pelham New Orleans
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#51 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#85 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
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