Hyatt Hotels Corporation and the owner of Hyatt French Quarter, a joint venture between Carey-Watermark Investors and HRI Properties today announce the opening of Hyatt French Quarter in New Orleans. This marks the third Hyatt hotel to enter the New Orleans market within the last year. Hyatt French Quarter connects the downtown Central Business District with the French Quarter, providing both business and leisure travelers with a luxurious and convenient location in The Big Easy.
The hotel’s historic property was formerly home to the Chateau Bourbon Hotel. The newly launched hotel is the freshest addition to a collection of 28 Hyatt brand properties worldwide. Its $18 million renovation included upgrades to the 254 guest rooms, as well as the hotel exterior, lobby, landscaping and pool and deck area décor. Newly designed food and beverage outlets will include a bodega-inspired market called Powdered Sugar and Batch, an upscale lounge that will feature high-quality bourbons, fresh accompaniments, and flask service.
The popular and award-winning Red Fish Grill, owned and operated by Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group, is also part of the Hyatt French Quarter amenities. Known for its BBQ Oysters, Alligator Sausage, Seafood Gumbo and Double Chocolate Bread Pudding, Red Fish Grill is a local’s favorite that guests at Hyatt French Quarter will undoubtedly enjoy. In addition, it was recently announced that The Hard Rock Café will be leasing approximately 10,000 square feet of space residing within Hyatt French Quarter. The restaurant plans on opening in early 2013.
Hyatt French Quarter is located in the New Orleans French Quarter and adjacent to the city’s Central Business District. The hotel offers 254 guestrooms with 12 foot ceilings, completely renovated in 2012. Many rooms include balconies that overlook the French Quarter, courtyards or Bourbon Street. The property offers more than 10,660 square feet of customizable function space located in one central area of the hotel's first floor. Hyatt French Quarter can accommodate meetings and/or events from 3 to 300 people with its 10 meeting rooms. The hotel is located at 800 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, and is within walking distance of the Audubon Aquarium, Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, Royal Street shopping, French Market, Streetcars and the New Orleans Superdome. www.frenchquarter.hyatt.com