The Roosevelt Hotel– 130 Roosevelt Way
This luxe Waldorf Astoria property in a grand 1863 building is a 1-block walk from Bourbon Street and a 4-minute walk from Harrah's Casino.
Plush rooms and suites have traditional decor featuring 42-inch flat-screen TVs and WiFi for a charge. Some rooms have separate seating areas, bathroom TVs, claw-foot tubs and bay windows.
There's an upscale restaurant serving Italian cuisine as well as a sophisticated lounge offering a full raw bar, plus the historic Sazerac Bar and a coffeeshop. The rooftop pool has a hot tub, loungers, cabanas and a bar offering light meals. There's also a fitness center and a full-service spa.