Get an overview of this hotelDowntown boutique hotel in historic building

Central downtown location

The Whitney Hotel is located in the Central Business District, close to Bourbon St, and Jackson Square, and the streetcar stops outside. The French Quarter, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and Harrah's Casino are nearby.

A historic landmark

The Whitney Hotel was built in 1890 and embraces its former banking life - its enormous vault is now available for events and private dining. There is also an onsite restaurant.

Free Wi-Fi in guestrooms

All 93 air-conditioned guestrooms at The Whitney Hotel feature pillowtop beds, desks with ergonomic chairs, marble baths, free Wi-Fi access, and bottled artesian water.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This New Orleans hotel is across the street from Hale Boggs Federal Complex and 6 blocks from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

The Whitney Hotel is home to Bistreaux at the Bank, which serves an authentic Creole cuisine. The hotel's famous Bank Vault can be reserved for private dining. Complimentary USA Today newspapers are provided weekday mornings. Valet parking and large vehicle parking are available for a surcharge.

A small complimentary fitness center is equipped with cardio and resistance machines and a television. One meeting room and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access in the lobby are also available.

  • Number of floors - 7 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1890 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Total number of rooms - 93 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 44 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 478 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

Bistreaux at the Bank - An intimate setting with distinguished architecture and a great atmosphere, serving an authentic Creole cuisine with generous portions at affordable prices.

Bank Vault - Private dining can be reserved here. Nonsmoking.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests have complimentary use of The Whitney Hotel's small fitness center, which includes cardio and resistance machines and a television.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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