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New Orleans Access: The French Quarter & Bourbon Street

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Let me start by saying that New Orleans is a great place to visit. Great food, people, places to see, and despite the age of the city, pretty easy to get around.New Orleans is FLAT so whether you use a manual or power wheelchair, or have a cane, you won’t be going up-hill ever. This wonderful reality unfortunately contributed to the massive flooding back in 2005 due to Hurricane Katrina but this is definitely a silver lining for those with mobility issues. The highest point is the French Quarter at no more than a mere 14 feet above sea...

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Wyndham Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Review provided by Maryanne Wyndham Gardens Hotel is four blocks from Bourbon Street. Upon arrival I immediately noticed that the entrance was at a slant but fortunately the door was automatic, otherwise it would have been difficult to open. The front desk did not have a lowered section for wheelchair access. The lobby floor was a nice marble but stopped at the elevator; the rest of the hotel was carpeted. The room that I was given (#421) was on the 4th floor and as far away from the elevator as physically possible but the thick carpet in the hallways...

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