French Quarter hotel features newly designed guestrooms and public spaces in addition to introducing Holmes, a new all-day open-concept dining experience.
NEW ORLEANS – Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans announces the completion of an extensive interior renovation, including a redesign of the lobby, guestrooms, meeting spaces, fitness center and the hotel’s food & beverage spaces.
“Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans has graciously welcomed guests since 2012, and this renovation preserves the hotel’s iconic landmark positioning near the Crescent City’s Canal and Bourbon streets. While creating stylish spaces for the modern traveler, Hyatt Centric French Quarter will become a respite for guests, during and well after, they connect with the magic of New Orleans,” says Travis Tague, general manager of Hyatt Centric French Quarter.
The stylish 254-room hotel is located adjacent to famed Bourbon Street and within walking distance of New Orleans’ most popular attractions including Jackson Square, the Saenger Theatre, Caesars Superdome, Smoothie King Center and more. Some of the features of the hotel include expansive 12-foot ceilings; 10,660 square feet of flexible function space; an outdoor courtyard with pool and poolside bar, and a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center.
Design by Studio 11
Originally built in the 1800s as the D.H. Holmes department store, Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans’ design draws inspiration from the building’s history and storied past. Led by award-winning design firm Studio 11, the renovation shines a light on the city’s spirited culture and dramatic architecture, with paneled high ceilings, warm metals and a moody color palette set the stage for bold splashes of geometric patterns complemented by natural woods and intricate brass detailing. Layered with thoughtfully styled touches, such as framed photos of 1950s New Orleans storefronts, artwork of hand-painted brass masks, and unique accessories, pay homage to the hotel’s past and locale.
Inspired by 1950s European design and the city’s rich ambiance, the updated lobby area welcomes guests with rich tones of blue and burnt orange, colorful mosaic tiles and geometric wood paneling on the walls. Elaborate custom chandeliers and patterned floor rugs adorn the renovated space, adding depth and sophistication.
Guestrooms & Suites
A reprieve from the hotel’s bustling public spaces, the spacious guestrooms and suites feature contemporary furnishings and graphic carpet patterns that speak to the modern explorer. Teal, navy and burgundy color palettes in the furniture are styled with florals, brass bar carts and vibrant art pieces that celebrate the eccentric character of the city. Each of the hotel’s premium suites features custom curated décor, antiques, and artwork, with themes drawn from the local area and the building’s department store history.
Food & Beverage Eexperiences
Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans offers two food & beverage outlets in addition to special entry access for guests to neighboring restaurants, Red Fish Grill and Hard Rock Café. The hotel’s new signature dining concept, Holmes, evokes a polished yet warm ambiance rooted in comfort. Holmes allows guests to indulge in delicious New Orleans fare and crafted cocktails. Designed by Executive Chef Malia Hamilton, the Holmes’ food menu features guest favorites such as gumbo and BBQ shrimp, while the bar’s cocktail menu wows with its signature drinks: the Dauphine Dream, 1849, and Empress 75.
Meetings & Events
The renovation brings a full transformation to the hotel’s 10,660 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. Designed with a cool color palette, the interior décor is inspired by the region’s waterways, incorporating shades of blue and gold in bold, geometric patterns. Contemporary pendants, textured wallpaper and graphic carpeting combine to create inviting spaces for groups to collaborate. The new aesthetic continues into the outer corridors and breakout spaces with details such as striking blue and gold carpeting, dark woods, and sleek armchairs to modernize the community spaces.
Hyatt Centric French Quarter is located at 800 Iberville Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112 and managed by HRI Lodging, LLC.
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