New Orleans, LA
Originally built in 1927 and named after the Count de Pontchartrain, a member of Louis XVI’s court, this hotel provides a sense of modern comfort with a nod to old French New Orleans.
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Located in the Garden District of New Orleans, adjacent to its charming streetcar route, the Pontchartrain Hotel is a one-of-a-kind full-service luxury New Orleans hotel. This historic circa-1927, 14-story architectural gem, provides modern luxurious amenities in a newly renovated space. The popular property has been managed by Aparium since July 2016.
Named after Louis XIV court’s Count de Pontchartrain, the Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans originally opened as a luxury apartment building in 1927. In the 1940s, it was refashioned as a luxury hotel and became a veritable who’s who of prominent locals and visitors. Through its hallowed doors, it hosted luminaries as diverse as Frank Sinatra, The Doors, Rita Hayworth, presidents Gerald Ford and George H. Bush, and not to mention the city’s favorite son Tennessee Williams who worked on “A Streetcar Named Desire” while staying at the storied hotel perched on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, which traverses New Orleans most well-heeled of historic neighborhoods.