NEW ORLEANS -- The luxury 75-room Maison Orleans became the third
property to open at the Ritz-Carlton complex in the remodeled
historic Maison Blanche building here in the French Quarter.
The 452-room Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans opened last October,
followed by the Iberville Suites, with 230 suites, which opened in
With the Maison Orleans' opening, Ritz-Carlton has three
distinct hotel products here.
The two smaller hotels, each with a hotel manager, come under
the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans management.
They have 24-hour room service provided by the Ritz-Carlton, and
guests have access with signing privileges to the Ritz-Carlton's
Each hotel has a separate
entrance: The Ritz-Carlton's main entrance is on Canal Street; the
other two properties have entrances at the rear of the building on
The Maison Orleans, which opened May 1, is a boutique hotel with
the "feel of a private residence," according to its promotional
The property offers butler service, and the 450-square-foot
guest rooms include features such as hardwood floors, double poster
beds, DVD players and cordless phones.
Complimentary food and beverages ranging from continental
breakfast to after-dinner chocolates are available.
Rack rates are $385 a night on weekdays and $495 on weekends,
and a summer rate of $285 is in effect from June 1 through Aug.
For reservations and additional information, contact the
property at (504) 670-2900; fax (504) 670-2910.
Beginning on June 1, Maison Orleans reservations can be made
through Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide at (800)
Iberville Suites features a bar and an entertainment area.
The suites, each with a living room and bedroom, include two
telephones with two lines, high-speed Internet access and two
A full American breakfast buffet is included in the rates.
Rack rates are $175 to $275, with promotional rates starting at
$99, effective through the summer.
For further information and reservations, contact Iberville
Suites at (504) 523-2400; fax, (504) 524-1320 or visit its Web site
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans opened following a $250 million
restoration and remodeling of the Maison Blanche shopping
Facilities include a 20,000-square-foot spa and health club and
25,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 7,500-square-foot
The property has a summer rate of $185 in effect from May 25
through Sept. 3 for rooms with a $365 rack rate.
Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans bookings can be made through
Ritz-Carlton reservations at (888) 856-4372, directly through the
hotel at (504) 524-1331 or via the major CRSs.