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Deck the Halls
Grand Dame in the CBD
Deck the Halls
Grand Dame in the CBD
Deck the Halls
New Orleans is all aglitter for the holiday season, and the block-long lobby of the Roosevelt Hotel is no exception.
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Grand Dame in the CBD
Originally opened in 1893 as the Grunewald, this landmark hotel has endured expansions, tear downs, and colorful characters aplenty (Huey Long kept a suite here in the 1930s). In its most recent incarnation, the 504-room hotel has been reborn—post $145-million makeover—as the Roosevelt. Part of the Waldorf Astoria Collection, the property has all the trappings of a first-class hotel, including a luxe Guerlain Spa and John Besh's Domenica, a buzzy Italian restaurant adeptly run by Alon Shaya. But it's the grandeur of the hotel's gilded lobby and the Prohibition-style Sazerac Bar, clad in African walnut and Paul Ninas murals, that earn this historic gem top marks.
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