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Hotel de L'Eau Vive

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews, I was pretty optimistic about spending a week at the Hotel de L'eau Vive. We were looking for the real New Orleans experience and were not disappointed. Yes, the hotel is old which is part of the charm of it. We were in unit 403 which we found to be very spacious with 2...

1Thank Jodi B
New Jersey
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stayed in Suite 104, a two bedroom, one bath suite. The living room and kitchen area was very large. The bathroom was a bit strange. It was a circular spa tub with a shower head in it. It had hot water and great pressure, though. The space is large enough that it could be renovated to have a smaller...

1Thank talaba
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016

An old converted building that is looking really tired on the outside, and only slightly less so on the inside. The lift indicator lights were not working so there is no indication of whether it is working, or which floor you are at. Requires an act of faith! We had a two bedroom unit but it had only one bathroom....

Thank SamC1117
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 7 November 2016

no full length mirrors wifi almost non existence ant [ if you have copd or allergies they use raid and spray it all over the room [ bring your own ant traps very old carpet again if you have any breathing problems heed the warning had to ash for a ironing board none in the room phone cord needed to...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

What a great little place! We were so surprised at what a great place this is, right on Decatur Street, so it's close to the French Quarter and Harrahs. The room was like a one bedroom condo, with a sitting room and little kitchen. If you opened the blinds it looked right out onto the pool and little courtyard. It...

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Scarsdale, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is an old building which from the looks of things was converted to a condo in the 80's. We were in room 103 for 4 days this week. I expect other reviewers are right in saying that the rooms differ a lot. We had a spacious living/dining area, kitchen equipped with the basics, everything very clean. Staff was helpful....

1Thank mbsaandercock
New York
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Thanks so much Gail for making our Son's wedding vacation Event plans with the extended dates a closure for us.... These extended dates are Golden for us Tucker's, for our stay weeks stay at the Hotel De L'Eau Vive......

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We must take into account this building dates back to 1842... Originally part of a sugar plantation, hotel, garrison, bordello, dormant and in 1983 renovated to what it is today.. I watch Hotel Impossible hosted by Anthony Melchiorri and have learned what is or not tolerable in a hotel... We stayed in a two bedroom one bath room suite on...

2Thank CCTPR
Millville, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Just got back from a one week stay. I was curious what I would find after reading the reviews, but it was fine. Every room is a different configuration of a very old, squeezed in building in N.O. Kinda more fun that your average hotel. Our one bedroom apt, was large, and had the funniest bathroom, Jacuzzi tub looked like...

1Thank Janet A
Rugby, UK
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Hotel is well situated, literally one minute from the French Quarter, and is a very friendly establishment. The apartment was a good size, with a full kitchen. It was clean, towels were changed daily and the bed linen once in the week. The front desk staff were very helpful and even printed urgent documents we needed to sign from...

1Thank Baldipaul

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel de L'Eau Vive

Address: 315 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2430
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Central Business District
Price Range: $200 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel de L'Eau Vive 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Ask for a room with good wifi reception. Otherwise the free wifi may not be of much use to you.”
SamC1117, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“wifi is bad in the back but quiet front has better wifi but very loud on a main street out of the quarter”
B1414PJkarenh, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request for the upper level floor and a upgraded unit....”
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dotisha, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“High and to the back”
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Baldipaul, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest staying in the main building. The elevator was very old but worked. Don't expect to enjoy the pool.”
TMoultrie, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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