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   La Quinta Inn & Suites - Downtown New Orleans Completes Multi-million Dollar Renovation

DALLAS (May 6, 2009) – The La Quinta Inn & Suites – Downtown New Orleans at 301 Camp Street recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation and upgrade. Conveniently located minutes from the French Quarter, Morial Convention Center, Port of New Orleans and Louisiana Superdome, the 166-room hotel re-opened in February following dramatic enhancements to the lobby, public areas and guestrooms. All rooms received new furniture and a bright, contemporary décor package including bedspreads, linens, drapes, artwork and carpet. Pillow-top mattresses and 32” plasma televisions were also added to all rooms.

“We are extremely proud of the new look this renovation gives our hotel,” said Greg Smith, general manager of the La Quinta Inn & Suites – Downtown New Orleans. “All the changes made were with our guests’ comfort in mind. These new upgrades along with our exceptional service and value make us a top choice for both business and leisure travelers.”

The La Quinta Inn & Suites – Downtown New Orleans has a business center, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. Like all La Quinta hotels, Bright Side Breakfast and high speed Internet access are always free. In addition, the hotel features four different room choices: standard room with two full-size beds, king room or king room with a sofa/sleeper for longer stays, and two-room suite for families or business travelers desiring extra space. All king rooms and suites include a refrigerator and microwave oven. Other popular amenities include in-room coffee maker, hair dryer and iron with ironing board. Guest services found at La Quinta hotels include free unlimited local calls, free stays for children under 18 in their parent’s room and a 100-percent satisfaction guarantee.

The La Quinta Inn & Suites – Downtown New Orleans participates in the La Quinta Returns loyalty program that offers a variety of special benefits and the ability to earn points for every dollar spent at La Quinta hotels. Points can be redeemed for free nights and other great rewards including airline miles/credits and stays at LXR Luxury Resorts & Hotels. Guests can enroll at, the front desk of any La Quinta hotel or by calling 1-800-642-42258.

About La Quinta
LQ Management L.L.C. is one of the largest operators of limited-service hotels in the United States. Based in Dallas, Texas, the Company operates and provides franchise services to more than 700 hotels in 45 states, Canada and Mexico under the La Quinta Inn® and La Quinta Inn & Suites® brands. For reservations or more information about La Quinta, please visit or call 1-800-SLEEPLQ.

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