2006 Southern Breeze Winter Issue - (Page 22)

sbr064-1-43.qxp 11/16/2006 8:25 AM Page 22 travel SWEET DREAMS Tres Chic The W Hotel New Orleans soothes the senses and welcomes you to a sleek and peaceful environment. T he first thing you notice when you We have games and books, things you would find step off Poydras Street and into the in your own home, but in a much more chic setting. foyer of the W Hotel New Orleans The guest rooms are more akin to a welcoming s t o r y by is the smell the soothing aroma hug than a hotel room; all of your senses are tanta- M A R K A. NEWMAN from flickering guava candles fills lized by more delicate aromas and relaxing tunes the space. Suddenly, red curtains whisk open and from an in-room CD player softly serenading you you find yourself at the W's front desk in the living with a selection customized for the W. But if you W HOTEL room rather than a traditional lobby. lay on your bed, do it after your meetings because NEW ORLEANS Then again, there's nothing traditional about you won't want to get up once you're enveloped in 333 Poydras Street the W. Decidedly modern by design, the W is not a feather bed on the pillow-top mattress, standard New Orleans, Louisiana your daddy's hotel. The living room library is for all 423 rooms, and fitted with 350-thread count 504-525-9444 fully stocked and games are readily available. In the Egyptian sheets. If you're picky about your pillows, www.whotel.com afternoons you might find a bowl of fruit or a you're in luck: the W has a pillow menu featuring cheese plate and on a recent visit there was even a white goose down, hypoallergenic body and neck guest sound asleep, newspaper in his lap, as the roll pillows, or firm hypoallergenic PrimaLoft pillows. hustle and bustle of New Orleans' business district While the rooms have a contemporary feel bounded along outside. The look desired in the dark wood contrasted by sharp colors it's the little living room was a more homey aspect while still attention to details that charm you: live flowers, a creating an exclusive environment, says Katherine munchies tray, a DVD player the hotel also has a Douglass, complex marketing manager, W Hotels. complete DVD and CD library , and Bliss products 22 souther nbreeze.com http://www.whotel.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of 2006 Southern Breeze Winter Issue

Editor's Letter
Words & Notes
Coastal Calendar
Storefronts - Hybrid Theory
Sweet Dreams - Tres Chic
Art of Living - To Dye For
Fixtures - Pillow Talk
Our Backyard - Coastal Sunrise
Make Yourself at Home - Office Space
Are We There Yet?
Dinner is Served!
Winning Steak
Painting to the Music
Cheers - Loco for SoCo
Reader Services
Dish - Fiesta!
Chef's Table - Sushi by the Seashore
Let's Eat - Tongues Afire!
Last Bite

2006 Southern Breeze Winter Issue