Close to transportation, nice inside, helpful staff, will definitely go again! See full review
Mar 24, 2013
Loved St James Hotel!
This was our first time at St. James Hotel, and we loved it! We like all of the older hotels in New... See full review
Aug 19, 2012
Downtown boutique hotel celebrates West Indian spirit in Creole City
The St. James Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, honors the legend of West Indian immigrant and merchant, Che, who died in 1851 near the hotel. The portal opened by voodoo priestesses to guide his spirit to the Caribbean is said to have helped Civil War soldiers enter death peacefully. The St. James Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, harkens to its Caribbean roots with elegant West Indian decor, brick and stone work, ornate iron work and lush plantings. Every room at this boutique hotel is slightly different.
Boutique hotel with West Indian flair
Dipping pool and courtyard
Pet friendly up to 30 pounds (fees apply)
All 86 rooms and suites are comfortably outfitted with down feather beds and the usual array of in-room perks such as safes, coffee makers and hair dryers. What is not usual is the decor and room layout.Rooms vary in shape and design with Caribbean details such as painted designs of monkeys, parrots and palm trees.Marble baths and a cozy feel remind visitors why they chose a small, privately owned hotel over a chain. A pool and fourth floor sun terrace add appeal.
New Orleans Magazine says Cuvee is among the best restaurants in town. The on-site restaurant boasts an impressive wine list and serves nouveau Creole and continental cuisine. A cavernous dining room is warmed by handiwork in wood, leather and iron. Lunch is served Monday to Friday, dinner Monday to Saturday. The hotel will help to arrange local tours.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (12 miles)
Bourbon& Royal streets
Two phones in each room
Wi-Fi (fees apply)
Same day valet laundry service
Policies and Fees
Pets allowed with a one-time, non-refundable deep cleaning fee of $ 50. If the pet causes damage greater than $50, the guest is liable for replacement or repair.
Must be 21 years of age to purchase a room.
Children under 12 stay free with adult.
The hotel requires a valid I.D. and credit card at time of check-in. A hold may be placed on the credit card to cover the security deposit and incidental charges.
There is a $4.95 per day fee for unlimited local and long distance calls within the U.S. and wireless Internet.
This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.
Coffee maker in room
Ramp access to buildings
Television with cable
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
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Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.
Review of St. James Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
May 28, 2012
Nice Place, just one thing wrong
Everything was great. The staff was nice and the hotel was clean. I liked the amenities and the bed was comfortable and beautiful. the only issue were the fact that I found two cockroaches, one in the hallway and one in my room. That was less than
sublime. However, we did not encounter any others in the time that we were there and I am not sure that it is not an isolated incident.
Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Short walk from hotel
Eat at the Ruby Slipper. It's just two blocks to the right of the hotel and worth it.