From big international chains to charming bed and breakfasts, New Orleans has the perfect hotel accommodation for any type of traveler. If you're looking for spot where rich tradition meets modern-day design, the Henry Howard Hotel is the place for you.
Located in the lively and picturesque Garden District, the Henry Howard Hotel was built in 1867 as a double gallery townhouse designed by famed architect Henry Howard, and has been reimagined into an service focused 18 bedroom, luxury boutique hotel.
The hotel favors beautiful Greek revival architecture that boasts Corinthian columns and maintains the authenticity of the original double gallery, while pairing old world elegance, modern comfort, and unparalleled Southern hospitality.
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The hotel hosts gorgeous galleries with walk-through windows, flooding each of the 18 rooms with natural light. The rooms are blended with modern and traditional elements, making each sophisticated and inviting. All rooms have a curated mix of vintage and custom furniture, local original artwork, complimentary WiFi, premium TV channels, local gourmet snacks, hanging storage, and Beekman 1802 toiletries.
The Parlor, located right inside the front entrance, feels very grand with 12 foot ceilings, crown molding and beautiful red pine flooring.
The common areas are nods to Henry Howard himself, lending to a contemporary version of his vision. Leisurely sip a cocktail in the parlor, garden courtyard, front porch, or grab one to go!
Henry Howard is a famed New Orleans architect, whose influence can be spotted on nearly every block of the Garden District, through much of Uptown and in parts of downtown New Orleans. His work was know to favor the Roman arch and elements of Greek temples, as seen in the Henry Howard Hotel. Born in Ireland, Howard's work combined historical formality with local stylistic influences, such as shutters and deep porches.