New N'awlins hotel has black investors.
The 119-room hotel incorporates New Orleans crafts and culture, and much of the furniture is by local artisans. Each room is decorated with Louisiana wildflowers, a ceiling fan, black and white photos of jazz legends and 19th century furnishings, including a replica of an armoire designed by black furniture maker Pierre Charles Dutreiul Barjon. Business travelers will appreciate the two-line speaker phones with voice mail, dedicated dataport for Internet and e-mail access, and stereo with CD player and complimentary jazz CDs. Standard rooms are $189 to $289 per night, while suites range from $359-$439.
International House (800-633-5770 or www.ihhotel.com), is in the historic central business district at 221 Camp Street, two blocks from the French Quarter.
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|Title Annotation:||New Orleans, Louisiana's International House|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Dec 1, 1999|
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