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The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel is Ranked for the First Time as One of the Top Large Hotels in the United States and Canada By Travel + Leisure Magazine Readers
NEW ORLEANS, La. - (July 15, 2011) - The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, has been ranked for the first time as one of the top large hotels in the United States and Canada by the readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine.
The Roosevelt's No. 13 ranking in the magazine's 16th annual World's Best Awards surpassed a number of other properties in far larger luxury destination cities, including New York, Chicago, Vancouver, San Francisco and others. Travel + Leisure readers evaluated rooms, facilities, location, service, restaurants, food and value. The category in which The Roosevelt was rated includes large-city hotels with more than 100 rooms.
"This grand hotel, just one street west of the French Quarter, embraces the elegance and drama of 1893 New Orleans," the magazine writes in its report. The publication also cites the Guerlain Spa at The Roosevelt, the expansive size of the guest rooms and numerous in-room amenities.
General Manager Tod Chambers expressed pride in the ranking. "We're pleased that guests, visitors and locals appreciate the focus on luxury that guided every part of our $170 million historic restoration. We thank the readers of Travel + Leisure and encourage everyone to experience the legendary Roosevelt."
The Roosevelt features 504 rooms, of which 125 are luxury suites; the legendary Blue Room; the Sazerac Bar and Restaurant, John Besh's Domenica Restaurant and Teddy's Cafe; state-of-the-art meeting and convention rooms; and a 12,000-square-foot, world-class Guerlain Spa and fitness center.
Other amenities designed to position The Roosevelt New Orleans as a destination favored by travelers include complimentary history tours, a comprehensive business center, private dining and suite butler service, an outdoor pool and courtyard, and a specialty gift shop.
Additional information and bookings are available by calling (504) 648-1200. For more information on The Roosevelt New Orleans, log on to www.therooseveltneworleans.com.
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