This 5 star establishment has 324 guest rooms and known for its privacy to the rich and famous. Although it is a fine example of modern architecture, the Windsor Court is known for its 17th and 18th century antiques as well as fine period reproductions. Guest rooms feature original art and many offer guests a stunning view of the Mississippi River and/or the city’s skyline. A traditional Afternoon Tea is served daily and plays to the distinctive English influences of the hotel. Listen to the relaxing sounds of live chamber music as you sip your tea, but at night, get ready for some traditional New Orleans jazz in Le Salon.]
Consistently ranked on both the list of Top Hotels by Travel + Leisure Magazine and the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List, the Windsor Court is a magnet for celebrities. Notables who have stayed at the hotel include Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney, President George W. Bush, Prince Albert of Monaco and Luciano Pavarotti. Guests of the hotel expect to be pampered in a luxurious atmosphere, yet the Windsor’s distinct location near the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, the shops and galleries on Royal Street and the traditional antebellum architecture of the Garden District make it the perfect starting point to see the best of New Orleans. They also have a $10 million dollar art collection which they love showing off.
Although the hotel did suffer damage during Hurricane Katrina, repairs have been made and business is thriving. Close proximity to the New Orleans Convention Center, the National D-Day museum, the Aquarium of the Americas and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art as well as attentive service and flawless facilities has made the Windsor Court a mainstay for tourists and businesspeople alike.