his Crowne Plaza is one of the better midrange catchalls. It's not too old and not too new, and guests find value in one of the most central locations in the French Quarter.
The 14-story edifice occupies the site of the historic Astor Hotel, on the nexus of Canal and Bourbon streets, as central to all the sights as can be found in New Orleans.
Turn-of-the-century architectural details coexist nicely with all the modern-day conveniences expected of a Crowne Plaza.
The lobby is clad in c...