Description Windsor Court
- Location. The Windsor Court hotel, located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, La., is only two blocks from the French Quarter and decadent Bourbon Street, and adjacent to Harrah's Casino. Within one half mile are the tony Warehouse Arts District and the 140 shops and restaurants along the mighty Mississippi's Riverwalk. Louis Armstrong International Airport is 12 miles from the property. Hotel Features. The Windsor's English heritage is echoed in original works by Gainsborough, Reynolds and other masters, as well as at Le Salon's daily afternoon tea service, complete with Wedgwood china, petite sandwiches, truffles, scones, lemon curd and Devonshire cream. A harpist or a string quartet provide background music. Evenings at Le Salon include Champagne, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and jazz. The hotel's New Orleans Grill specializes in local and traditional cuisine, including roasted filet of angus beef and sautÚed red snapper, and 10,000 vintages in its wine cellar. The Terrace serves up Creole and Cajun spiced dinners, while the Polo Club Lounge presents a wide selection of wines, martinis, cognacs and cigars. Along with its sumptuous fare, the property additionally boasts a business center, video library, 75 foot outdoor pool, health club with sauna, massage services and steam room. Guestrooms. The 324 guestrooms and suites feature large windows, hardwood accents and earth tones, as well as walk on balconies in some rooms. The rooms also include Italian Fili D'Oro brand linens of 285 thread count Egyptian cotton, fancy English Penhaligon toiletries, complimentary high speed Internet access and turndown service with imported chocolates or pralines. The Windsor Court is on Conde Nast's Top 100, Travel + Leisure 500, Institutional Investor World's Best Hotels and Andrew Harper Collection lists. Expert Tip. Le Salon offers entertaining lessons in tea etiquette for children during its daily afternoon tea service.