International House

221 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA, USA
Central Business District

Action Bar

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  • Guaranteed 4pm check-out

  • One complimentary clothing press (1 item) during your stay (a value of about $5)

  • One complimentary glass of champagne or one cocktail, per guest, upon arrival (depending on drink, a value of about $8 to $15 per drink)

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18
Rating

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Ratings Breakdown

  • Rooms17.5
  • Public Spaces18.5
  • Service18
  • Overall18
182
Reviews

Most recent review:

What I liked:

The upgrade to the double room was perfect! Spacious and open.

What the hotel could do better:

Sheets could be newer.

Courtney

Stayed August 2015

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Hotel Description

It is time to go back to New Orleans: if not for the Mardi Gras shops selling Comme des Garcons, and fusion cuisine replacing the beignet. International House hotel still manages to fuse old and new successfully — it is modern without being obnoxious, stylish without being frigid. It is, in fact, one of those most rare things in life, a boutique hotel with soul.

Yes, svelte doormen dressed in suits guard the entrance. The inside is done in the neutral palette and style made so popular by Christian Liaigre — textured cream fabrics, pale wood floors, gauzy white drapes and rattan rugs. But there is more to this modishness than meets the eye. International House has not relinquished its past, or its rich New Orleans heritage. In the lobby, ornate pillars and decorative moldings are copied from the original 1906 blueprints, when this building was a bank. Chandeliers are based on 19th-century models, and the softly glowing gaslights outside the entrance are copied from 1918 drawings. The lobby is a gallery of old black-and-white photos and the city’s jazz heritage is on display at every turn. Some rooms (the best) have an old-fashioned cast iron balcony, from which you can watch the French Quarter traffic, dangling wisteria from your fingers. And on the penthouse rooftop terraces the air is redolent with the Louisiana scent of bougainvillea, magnolia, and vetiver.

Then, of course, there’s the voodoo. Every night, the bar holds a welcome ceremony for the spirits with candles, thrift shop seats, and mirrors made of old church windows serving as an altar. And the usual romantic weekend package is given a, ahem, magic spin. A real live voodoo priestess can be hired for you very own love ceremony. Just give International House 30 days notice, a few fingernail clippings and locks of hair and she’ll ensure that your spirits are eternally joined. Now if that isn’t a taste of old New Orleans, we don’t know what is.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 117 Rooms
  • Style: Cutting-Edge
  • Atmosphere: Happening

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Credit card gurantee is required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Credit card gurantee is required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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