The New Orleans West Bank / Gretna Area
Our hotel is a great choice for affordable accommodations with easy access to the French Quarter and downtown. The West Bank location at the intersection of Highway 90 and Terry Parkway puts many city districts and the cruise terminal within a 10-minute drive. When it’s time to rest, be at ease at our quiet property with clean comfortable rooms, an inviting outdoor pool, and extras like free parking and Wi-Fi. With dining and shopping next door, you’ll have more time to relax. Stop at the free Bright Side Breakfast® before you head out to explore the city’s historic neighborhoods and rewarding museums, or meet with colleagues. Our helpful staff can assist you with selecting enjoyable attractions.
This celebrated southern city known for its Mardi Gras, historic quarters and homes, nightlife, and Mississippi River trade is a traveler’s favorite for sight-seeing, exploring multi-cultural heritage, foodie adventures and jazz immersion. A stop at the Vieux Carré Visitor Center orients tourists with daily tours. Many industries depend on shipping through the river port, which also berths multiple cruise ships five miles from our hotel. The property is conveniently adjacent to the Oakwood Mall, which offers a selection of coffee shops and restaurants. Several military sites operate nearby such as the Joint Reserve Base, Naval Air Station, and the mixed use Federal City. The area also hosts a history buff’s gem, the National WWII Museum.
Hotel Services and Amenities
Let the good times roll as long as you like – you won’t have far to go to return to our quality accommodations. In addition to a comfortable bed, all rooms contain a new flat-panel TV with 30 channels of HD programming, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. King rooms include a micro-fridge, and all guests can take advantage of the well-stocked free Bright Side Breakfast, which features hot homemade waffles, cereals, juice, fresh fruit, bread and muffins, boiled eggs, unlimited coffee and the southern classic…a bowl of grits. The outdoor pool and lounge area is the perfect antidote to a full day of walking or business meetings. For extended stays, pack light and take advantage of our guest laundry facilities. Your pet is welcome.
Soft beignets, a po-boy and some pralines. These are just some of the yummy treats that make “The Big Easy” a magnet for foodies and culture seekers alike. Indulge in local fare as you take in jazz in the French Quarter, just a 10-minute cab ride or free ferry trip from nearby Algiers Point. While downtown, take a ride on a streetcar along St. Charles Avenue to see the Garden District’s centuries-old mansions and Spanish Oaks in Audubon Park. Also in the downtown vicinity are the Central Business District, Riverwalk Marketplace shopping, the Superdome and Harrah’s Casino. Boomtown Casino is in the West Bank area. The Jean Lafitte Preserve National Historical Park and Preserve showcases bayou landscape and wildlife as well as the area’s cultural history.