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The Iconic Gift Giveaway

Posted on: July 10th, 2014 by admin


Like The Waldorf Astoria Spa Facebook Page for a chance to win The Iconic Gift from Carita.

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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 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.”

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Posted on: May 5th, 2014 by admin


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Mother’s Day at The Roosevelt New Orleans

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by admin


Mother’s Day

At The Roosevelt Hotel, one does not just make memories, they make history.  From weddings to brunches, The Roosevelt has been a stopping place for many New Orleanians.  Our hotel has seen many generations grow and have become part of their family traditions.  This Mother’s Day let The Roosevelt Hotel assist you in picking the perfect experience for your Mother this year.

Mother’s Day Brunch

This year treat the woman at the heart of your family to a Mother’s Day Brunch at The Roosevelt New Orleans.  Brunch will be served in the Waldorf Astoria Ballroom featuring entertainment by Antoine Diel. In addition there will be complimentary valet parking and free flowing champagne.  The brunch is available from 10:30am-3:30pm.  Adult plates are $89 and children 6 to 10 are $39.  To make a reservation for this legendary of Mother’s Day brunches please call 504.648.1200.

The Waldorf Astoria Spa

Indulge your mother with the comfort and luxury from the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Every treatment is transformed into a unique and personal occasion, a moment created especially for her.  Book your Mother a Spa Treatment Today or purchase a virtual gift card.  Either way your Mother will thank you for the much needed TLC.

Emporium Gift Shop

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift?  From books to jewelry to fashion must-haves and New Orleans classics, the Emporium Gift Shop, located on the lobby level of The Roosevelt Hotel, has just the thing for the mother in your life. Your one-stop shop for Mother’s Day shopping, the Emporium Gift Shop at The Roosevelt is open Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by admin

Roosevelt ad 1937

Enter To Win!

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by admin
Enter to win a 2-night stay at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Enter to win a 2-night stay at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Enter to win a 2-night stay at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel.  Upload your most memorable photo on our Facebook Page and have your friends and family vote on it.  The photo with the most votes wins!

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Happy Mardi Gras!

Posted on: March 3rd, 2014 by admin

In New Orleans, we are currently celebrating the largest party of the year. Carnival Time!  Follow our Mardi Gras Mambo Pinterest Board and join in on all of the excitement!

A Year of Celebration

Posted on: December 31st, 2013 by admin

Celebrate the Holidays New Orleans Style

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by admin

National Geographic named New Orleans one of the top 20 destinations in the world to visit in 2014, but why not visit this beloved city a month earlier?  The holidays in New Orleans is a joyful time enjoyed by the whole family.

Here are some of the best holiday activities in the city:


Krewe of Jingle Parade

Steps away from The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans’ official holiday parade will roll down Canal Street starting at 1pm. This holiday parade enjoyed by many will include authentic parade floats, marching band and Christmas Characters.

Saturday December 7th | Event takes place at 1pm

Caroling in Jackson Square

Indulge in the holiday spirit with caroling in Jackson Square.

Sunday December 22nd | Event takes place at 7:00pm

Celebration in the Oaks

The most spectacular holiday light festival in the country!

November 29 – January 4 | Sunday – Thursday 6pm-10pm

Bonfire Adventure

Venture out into Greater New Orleans to experience a time-honored Louisiana tradition. The local community-build bonfires help light the way for Pap Noel, Cajun Santa Clause, during his Christmas Eve arrival.

Event Starts at 5:00 pm in Gramercy, Louisiana

Waldorf Winter Wonderland

Your holiday trip to New Orleans won’t be complete until you stroll through our Waldorf Winter Wonderland. Free and open to the public, come visit our block-long lobby complete with thousands of twinkle lights. And don’t forget to visit our annual gingerbread display and festive hot chocolate bar!