Archive for June, 2014

120 Unforgettable Years

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 by admin

10339771_632837433462584_4084835569988614367_nFew names in the American hospitality industry resonate with travelers and locals the way The Roosevelt does.  Since 1893, this legendary property has represented everything that makes New Orleans one of the world’s greatest destinations.  This year, The Roosevelt New Orleans celebrates its 120-year anniversary and the five-year anniversary of its historic restoration.  Travel through time as The Roosevelt New Orleans shares 120 of its most remarkable memories.

Anniversary Events:

  • BLUE ROOM ” A Night in the Blue Room” – June 25
    • A passed hors d’oeuvres and champagne invitation-only reception with live entertainment commemorating the decades of dining and dancing in the Blue Room.
  • SAZERAC BAR: May 1 – Dec. 31
    • Specialty cocktail “The Grunewald,” named for Louis Grunewald, founder of the hotel.
  • FOUNTAIN LOUNGE May 1 – Dec. 31
    • Launch of happy hour: Tuesday-Sunday, from 4-6 p.m.
      • Happy hour includes select $6 bar bites and $6 libations
  • WALDORF ASTORIA SPA ” How to Be a New Orleans Jewel” May 1 – Dec. 31
    • 30-minute Roosevelt Renew facial in the newly renovated, full-service spa priced at $120, featuring CARITA skincare gift package. Champagne and macaroons will accompany this service.
  • TEDDY’S CAFE: “Treat Yourself” May 1 – Dec. 31
    • 120th anniversary and five years renewed Apple Charlotte, a legendary treat with house-made ladyfingers, caramelized apples and vanilla bean custard, $5 per item in honor of the hotel’s renewal.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA: “Share Your Memories” May 1 – Dec. 31
    • Share memories and photos of The Roosevelt Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter; the hotel will select one item per week to highlight and post on the Roosevelt’s blog and social media pages.  Please email history@therooseveltneworleans.com to send your pictures and memories.
  • SPECIAL ROOM RATES: “Stay for the Celebration” Aug. 21 – Dec.31
    • A special room rate of $120 will be available from August 21-28.

 

2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

Posted on: June 9th, 2014 by admin

 

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, received a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, placing it in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide. The honor is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Recipients of this designation are required to maintain an overall rating of four or higher out of a possible five as reviewed by travelers on the site and must have been listed on Trip Advisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the previous 12 months.

“Serving our guests and visitors with the highest level of service possible and providing unparalleled luxury are priorities for our team members,” said Tod Chambers, general manager. “We truly appreciate the recognition and strive even further to position our beloved city as one of the world’s great destinations.”