Rated 4 out of 5 by EE2112 Nice, great location, minor issues.
While I loved the rooms, and location, there were some minor things we took issue with. The service was so-so at times. While the staff was friendly, they didn't seem to react or sufficiently answer my concerns on an issue, that my credit card was not only charged within hours of my check-in, but added almost $200 to the estimated amount. I was not notified that this might happen, and when I brought it up to the Front Desk, I didn't get much response, and when I kept asking, she pointed to the notice of 'debit' cards having a larger amount held. I told her it was a credit, not a debit card, and was told it was the same. How about telling me that when I check in?? Our bathtub needed help as it wouldn't drain, they responded quickly and it was fixed, and our phone wouldn't work...we couldn't use it...they fixed it quickly as well. The restaurant was good, the service was OK, but the staff had to go to the 2nd floor to get our food? So was slow. And..no bathrooms on the lobby level...had to take an escalator to the 2nd floor to access.
June 30, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 NO SLEEP
Well the first night I knew the moment I got off the elvator on the 19th floor I was going to be in trouble as I noticed what looked like HIGH SCHOOL nametags on teh doors. I continued to my room and when I went to bed, I was awaked by loud mothed teens in the room next to me at 2:30am.. I called Hotel Security they sent some one up to ask them to keep it down, that lasted about 15 min. then it sounded like they were jumping on the beds or falling into walls. by this time I am wide awake with no possibility of fallaing back to sleep. NOT HAPPY. The air was also terrible. I asked to be moved the next morning. to another floor. They moved me. But i really expected a little more like a REFUND.
June 10, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Kelly54 Good - Needs Improvements
Overall the hotel is good. Room was clean and spacious. Towels are old with stains. Need to replace them. Toilets would not flush unless you kept holding the handle down. Air conditioner did not work well at night when sleeping. Kept shutting off, got hot and uncomfortable for sleeping.
June 29, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by JP1123 2014 IFT
This hotel is "tired" and in need of a physical and cultural makeover. The rooms beds are past their prime and the furnishings and decor are outdated (10th floor). The customer facing staff seems to be indifferent to hospitality and methodically goes through the check-in process.
June 29, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jodadi Terrible Service Once You Leave
I stayed that the Sheraton Easter weekend and the hotel was great. The nightmare occurred after I left. When checking in I used my debit card and was charged and extra fee for doing so. They informed me that the fee would be placed back on my card a week later. A week later the fee was never placed back so I called and they transferred me to the accounting department and the person did not answer the phone so I left him a message detailing what had taken place. A week later he never returned my call so I called and once again was forced to leave a message. He did not return this message and so the following week I called again and had repeated this for a month and half. Finally today I call and request to speak to the managers manager and they transfer me and once again I'm forced to leave a message for the lady who is manager over some department. I call back and request someone to talk to and the lady looks up my account and puts me on hold. She comes back and asks me for more details and then puts me on hold once again. She then comes back and tells me that the guy who is responsible for handling it informed her that he had taken care of it yesterday and that it would take another 5 business days to be applied back to my account making it almost a grand total of 2 months that this has not been taken care of.
Also the phone system is terrible you are only allowed to leave a 5 second message and it cuts off. When trying to play back your message it does not work and you are left to accepting what you recorded in the first place.
For a place that charges as much as they do you would think they would have updated systems in place to ensure that refunds are handled in a timely manner and you are actually given a call back within a 2-3 business days. I think they need to reevaluate their accounting personnel and ensure they are doing their job properly and not treating a guest that have left as nobodies. The awesome service should not end when you drive off after your stay. Me and my friends frequent New Orleans and we enjoyed the hotel but the after service has made me never want to visit this hotel again.
May 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by sample Great Hotel
I really enjoyed my stay at Sheraton New Orleans
June 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Memurtz Sheraton New Orleans Review/Problem
Good location, comfort & cleanliness. One problem that I had as an ELITE GOLD MEMBER was that for some reason I was charged a fee of $25.00/night for an upgrade on both of my rooms. The lady at the counter on check-in offered me the upgrades and then charged me the fee that I should not have had to pay as an ELITE GOLD MEMBER.
May 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by NHQ54 Great location
Excellent amenities, located close to the French Quarter and the River Walk. Staff are friendly and helpful, I would definitely stay here again.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by sfsdfsdf stay at Seratan
Staff went above and beyond in making this a wonderful stay! Great location.
June 15, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Mateo55 Company meeting
Hotel was nice but the construction noise was very distracting during our meeting
June 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by chrism28 This hotel is good
Our stay was find. The room were nice, clean and the bed was comfortable. The pool was small. Be alert in the lobby a person came up to me and asked me for money.
June 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by catperson2 Dont' get room service
Had room service for breakfast. Prices were outrageous. My spouse's eggs and toast were cold. Coffee was lukewarm
I ordered yogurt and fruit .....got a small container of Yoplait strawberry yogurt.
June 29, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by SGOLD The rooms were dusty
The rooms were dusty and dirty, the food was not good, especially lunch for the conference I was attending.
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BarryC Conference Experience
I have attended many conferences in this hotel and think that it is far superior to others I have experienced. The rooms are great, the staff professional and friendly, and even the conference food is always excellent, which is pretty rare at a conference. This particular Sheraton was also a "hero" during Katrina, so I try to stay at Sheraton when I am traveling.
May 2, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Spencer1 Overall a good experience
This hotel was very convenient to most area attractions. The staff was very friendly, providing information on what to do and see. The lobby area is big yet inviting providing plenty of seating to relax and enjoy a morning coffee or an evening drink. At night, I was pleased to see security checking for room keys before entering the elevators. All in all, we had a good experience with this hotel.
June 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by LCK72 mrs
Excellent people on the phone(specifically,
Shannel) and the morning Front desk on June 25.
June 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by bill2111 Very Nice Stay
The staff were friendly and helpful. They made the staf memorable.
Asking for a nickname when you do not provide imiediate feedback about it already being used is a waste of my time...
October 31, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bill1999 recent stay
My stay continues to be great with the exception of the horrible tv controllers. Every room I have had you have to press the buttons hard and it is slow to respond. There is no channel line up or easy way to navigate. This needs to get fixed.
June 26, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by jessjkay Needs improvement
The first room assigned to me had two plumbing problems: 1. bathtub fixture leaked continuously and 2. sink did not drain.
The "fix" of the problem was to overtighten the bathtub fixture so that it did not leak. The sink did not drain at all after it was "fixed".
The second room had detritus under the bed including papers from a prior occupant from march 23. My stay was more than a week later. Of interest, I was not offered any upgrade for having to change rooms.
April 3, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by nwkuo5376 Excellent location and service
Originally, I scheduled to check in Sheraton New Orleans on May 30. However, due to flight misconnection, I arrived at New Orleans on May 31.
When I checked in at Sheraton New Orleans, the counter staff kindly offered me adjusting the original reservation from 3 nights (from May 30 to June 02) to 2 nights (from May 31 to June 02).
The room is clean. Housekeeping do a good job. Location is excellent and is very close to French Quarter.
June 20, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Jed17 Dirty and over priced
We have stayed he years ago and had a very nice stay this time not so good. We had pre paid our room months ago and when we checked in we had a handicap room. The shower was the size of a shoe box no blow dryer found that out after I went to my sisters room (also pre paid same time) and took a bath. The next day we were up graded to a VERY nice room however the hallways were very dirty our toilet cover was full of mildew and when I got home checked bank account there was a 300.00 dollar charge, still trying to get in touch with them on this.
September 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by CSEnvoy Great Business Hotel
We enjoyed a great conference at this wonderful hotel. It was a beautiful hotel, a great location and close to everything. Met and exceeded my expectations.
June 8, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Steve51 This hotel did not meet expectations
I made my reservation at least a month in advance and when I arrived late in the afternoon, our room was not ready. We had to wait around an extra 90 minutes before we got something close to what was our preferred choice of room.
In addition, there was a power failure in the hotel which knocked out the elevator system. This resulted in long waits to get to the 36th floor.
I also thought that $42/day for parking was excessive.
June 20, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Mirelyme Horrible experience and clueless manager
I have stayed at this Sheraton many times over the years, but this will be my last. The hotel experienced a power problem which kncoked out the high rise elevators as well as TV service. First let me say the staff was excellent and did what they could, but mgmt made two fatal mistakes. First, the hotel did not proactively offer any guest some sort of accomodation for the tremendous inconvenience, nothing, not even a free breakfast, newspaper or cocktail. Second, the staff on duty was overwhelmend. The morning of checkout there were at least 100 people in line to check out and only TWO desk clerks. Unbelievably horrific service during an emergency event. as I said earlier, the staff was pleasant and professional at all times, but the hotel management was clueless on what they should have done to apologize for the inconvenience and make some token offer to make up for the tremendous inconvenience.
June 21, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by ConferenceAttendee Sheraton New Orleans
This hotel as a very nice location; however, I was disappointed with the temperature of my room and the meeting rooms during the conference I attended. The rooms were uncomfortable because of the high heat and humidity. Moreover, the plumbing in my room was loud (it groaned and vibrated when I turned the shower on).
My experience with the staff was completely different. I would give the hotel management high marks for coaching their staff: friendly, available and helpful.
I'd recommend keeping the staff and building a new facility!
May 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5��by AdirondackJack Wonderfully Convenient
I rarely sleep well on my first night in a hotel, but slept wonderfully this whole trip. I was here on business, but the proximity to the French Quarter made breakfast, dinner and evenings very convenient. Nice running path near the river. The staff was very helpful throughout my stay. This is definitely my NOLA hotel!
April 19, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Mattwv This hotel needs improvement
The food was awful. I've never tasted food that had no taste whatsoever. The lack of functioning restrooms on the meeting room level was very annoying. The power failure left many without access to elevators or air conditioning. My check out bill was actually higher than my reservation total.
June 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by LikeFamily Great Up To Date Hotel
The Sheraton New Orleans is one of the best in the city! It's conveniently located to most major attractions. The rooms are extremely comfortable and up to date. Everyone I dealt with on the staff went out of their way to make me feel welcome.
5 STARS all the way!
April 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Fields52 Conference
The staff were very responsive and understanding given the situation at hand, i.e., electrical outage to the upper floors. Although I only asked for the Greene housekeeping treatment, and they did replnish supplied the first day, the did not do the same the second day.
June 23, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by darra disappointing
No one greeted or offered assistance upon my arrival. The front desk personnel were not friendly. I was asked if I were a Starwood Preferred Guest but when I say 'no' there was no mention as to how I could become one.
I called about a problem with the television so they sent a technician who had no idea what the problem was and never resolved the issue. Later, when I went down to the desk, I was told they would check into it. Nothing was ever done to remedy the problem. As I was going out later that day, they were locking the side entrances. I spoke briefly about the weather. Not once did he say I could not return through the same entrance. Another guest called for someone to unlock the door to let us in because it was raining and we didn't want to walk around to another entrance. They had locked the doors early because of the weather but never let any of us know we could not reenter.
There were other issues with the reservation as well.
Just an overall disappointment of service.
April 16, 2014