New Orleans Hotels

Hotel in New Orleans

The New Orleans hotels are numerous and cater to all types of budgets and preferences. Those that are found in the downtown area and within the famous French Quarter district are generally the most desirable and can make for ideal travel bases in the Big Easy. Here, we highlight some of the best and most luxurious New Orleans hotels, like the Hotel Monteleone (pictured above), for those who put a premium on both location and comfort.

Loews New Orleans Hotel

Loews New Orleans
Loews New Orleans

Address: 300 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotel, Romantic Hotel, Downtown Hotel, Spa Hotel

Oh so stylish, the Loews New Orleans calls the Central Business District home and is within easy reach of the famous French Quarter. In the plush rooms and suites, guests are treated to scintillating views of the city, and when there is down time to fill, it can be a joy to dine at the Café Adelaide or to drop in for some classic cocktails at The Swizzle Stick Bar. Other highlights at this luxurious Louisiana retreat include a spa, a fitness center, a lap pool, and 17,000 square feet of function space. Pets are allowed and valet parking is available.

Harrah's New Orleans

Harrah's New Orleans
Harrah's New Orleans

Address: 228 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotel, Casino Hotel, Downtown Hotel

Those who want to add some extra excitement to their New Orleans escapes are encouraged to consider a stay at the local Harrah’s Hotel and Casino. Centrally located, this AAA Four Diamond Award-winning property offers both slot machines and table games in its lively casino complex. Catching a show is another way to stay entertained during a stay, and the impressive assortment of restaurants and bars leaves little to be desired. A slice of Las Vegas in the Crescent City, the Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel and Casino complements its fun facilities with tasteful and comfortable accommodations, helping to make it a solid Louisiana lodging bet.

Westin New Orleans

Westin New Orleans
Westin New Orleans

Address: 100 Iberville St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Upscale Hotel, French Quarter Hotel

Housed within the Canal Place tower, the Westin New Orleans boasts a wonderful location and offers unparalleled views of the Mississippi River and the French Quarter. Oversized rooms and suites only serve to accentuate the hotel’s appeal, and it’s hard to find fault with the 29th-floor rooftop pool. Revitalized and better than ever, the Westin New Orleans caters to both business and leisure travelers. Dogs are welcome here, and prospective guests should also know that special lodging deals are often available.

Le Meridien New Orleans

Le Meridien New Orleans
Le Meridien New Orleans

Address: Le Meridien New Orleans: 333 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotels, Downtown/French Quarter Hotels, Trendy Hotels

Anyone looking for fun New Orleans accommodations will want to keep the Le Meridien brand in mind. Cheerful guestrooms mix with delightful facilities at these trendy establishments, and both hotels offer proximity to the major attractions in the French Quarter and the general downtown area. When the weather is appropriate, guests of Le Meridien in New Orleans can take advantage of the hotel pool. At Le Meridien New Orleans, you’ll find the Whiskey Blue – one of New Orleans’s hippest bars.

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Address: 300 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotel, Romantic Hotel, French Quarter Hotel

Step outside of the elegant Royal Sonesta lobby, and you’ll find yourself right on world-famous Bourbon Street. Accentuating the true New Orleans feel of this refined hotel are such things as traditional gabled windows and French doors that open onto wrought-iron balconies. Arguably the best luxury hotel on Bourbon Street, the Royal Sonesta is a favorite among business travelers and can be a great lodging choice for leisure travelers as well. Guests who prefer quieter accommodations should book one of the rooms that look out over the third-floor pool deck and the tropical courtyard, as they offer the most in the way of tranquility.

Ritz Carlton New Orleans

Ritz Carlton New Orleans
Ritz Carlton New Orleans

Address: 921 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Price Range: $$$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotel, Romantic Hotel, French Quarter Hotel, Spa Hotel

It doesn’t get better than the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans if you are seeking high-end luxury in the French Quarter. Service and comfort are the names of the game at this gracious hotel, and the classic, glazed terra-cotta building that it occupies is an attraction in and of itself. All of the 452 guest units at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans are stylish and full of amenities, with the rooms on the 12th, 14th, and 15th floors ranking among the most spacious. Among the facilities at this upscale haven are one of the city’s best spas and an enticing bistro that specializes in farm-to-table dining.

Starwood Hotels New Orleans

Starwood Hotels New Orleans
Starwood Hotels New Orleans

Fans of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide company should have little trouble finding a good place to stay in the Big Easy. The company offers tempting lodging establishments in New Orleans, with options including several hotels that are in or near the French Quarter. These hotels include the Sheraton New Orleans, the Westin New Orleans, the Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, the W New Orleans French Quarter, and the W New Orleans (on Poydras Street). For those who might prefer staying in another part of town, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide also owns and operates two hotels outside of the city center. These hotels include the Sheraton Metairie and the Four Points by Sheraton New Orleans Airport.

Wyndham New Orleans

Wyndham New Orleans
Wyndham New Orleans

Address: 124 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Upscale Hotel, French Quarter Hotel

As its name implies, the Wyndham French Quarter can be found in the historic French Quarter district of New Orleans. This is actually the only hotel with a heated indoor pool in the district, and adjoining the pool is a fitness center that guests can use to stay on top of their workouts. Other facilities at the Wyndham French Quarter include a restaurant, a lounge, and on-site laundry. Among the in-room amenities at the Wyndham French Quarter is complimentary high speed internet access that allows guests to stay connected at no extra cost.

Hotel Monteleone

Hotel Monteleone
Hotel Monteleone

Address: 214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotel, Romantic Hotel, French Quarter Hotel, Spa Hotel

Set at the foot of Royal Street, the Hotel Monteleone opened in 1886 and is a verifiable French Quarter institution. Boasting 600 units, it is actually the largest hotel in the district. Considering the comfort of the Hotel Monteleone rooms and suites, dining in can be a very tempting proposition. Room service is available around the clock. Don’t forget to drop by the Carousel Bar and to visit the renovated rooftop pool when you stay here. The Carousel Bar is a longtime favorite hangout in New Orleans and features the city’s only revolving bar. As for the rooftop pool, it offers wonderful city views and is quite simply a divine place to unwind. The Monteleone is a pet-friendly hotel.

Sheraton New Orleans

Sheraton New Orleans
Sheraton New Orleans

Address: 500 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotel, Downtown Hotel

Recently renovated to the tune of $50 million, the Sheraton New Orleans maintains its place in the heart of the Big Easy and can be an excellent place to stay for business and leisure travelers alike. Rooms are usually easy to come by, given that there are more than 1,000 to select from. Among these rooms are Club Level accommodations that come with a variety of special perks. Outside of the rooms and suites, guests of the Sheraton New Orleans will find a satisfying array of facilities. Highlights include more than 100,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a rooftop pool and sun deck, and a tour desk. Dogs up to 40 pounds are allowed at this pet-friendly hotel.

Saint New Orleans Hotel

Saint New Orleans Hotel
Saint New Orleans Hotel

Address: 931 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Price Range: $$$

Hotel Style: Luxury Hotel, Romantic Hotel, French Quarter Hotel, Boutique Hotel

The Saint Hotel in New Orleans is an Autograph Collection property. Autograph Collection hotels pride themselves on their individuality and their rich character, among other things. Comforts abound at the Saint New Orleans, and guests should be happy to know that the Canal Street location puts them within walking distance of Bourbon Street and a number of other major tourist attractions. This is a boutique hotel with plenty in the way of style, and between the restaurant and the jazz club, guests have delightful on-site options at hand when the urge to grab some food and drinks sets in.

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