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Touch Down this Football Season at Hotel Monteleone: Your Tailgating Headquarters!
Hotel features ticket giveaways, Saints-themed cocktails and half off for halftime drink specials

New Orleans, LA (September 22, 2010)—In celebration of the 2010-2011 football season, the Hotel Monteleone invites football fans to take a spin at the Carousel Bar and make it their tailgating headquarters for Saints home and away games all season long.

From September 2010 through January 2011, the Hotel Monteleone will feature original cocktails created by the Carousel Bar mixologists such as the Krewe du Drew Cocktail in honor of Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees and half off during halftime. Football fans can munch on Bar Bites such as crawfish pies or tailgating classics like mini burgers and hotdogs until 4PM daily. Additionally, two lucky Saints fans will have the chance to win a one night stay with two tickets to the November 17 game against the Carolina Panthers or the December 12 game against the St. Louis Rams. Football fans can enter to win by visiting

Be in Dat Number for home games! When the Saints go marching into the Superdome each week, a different Saints player’s number will be featured on the ticket. Come into the Carousel Bar on game day wearing Dat Number and receive a drink special whether it’s half off the Krewe du Drew cocktail for number 9 or a $2.50 special for number 25.

Two Dat! After each Saints game victory, show your ticket stub and receive a complimentary cocktail with your purchase.

Can’t make it to the away games? The Hotel Monteleone is your home away from home with special room and parking rates.

“The Carousel Bar is the perfect setting to cheer on your favorite team in style,” says Andrea Thornton, director of sales and marketing for the Hotel Monteleone. “The excitement from last season has carried over into this season, and we welcome visitors and locals to our home to enjoy drink specials, bar bites and great company.”

The Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone is the only bar in New Orleans that revolves around the room. Situated in the heart of the French Quarter, it overlooks famous Royal Street through large fan windows and has long been a favorite of both locals and tourists. The bar is open daily from 11AM-2AM. For more information on the Carousel Bar or the Hotel Monteleone visit

Since 1886, the Hotel Monteleone,, has proudly stood as one of the first landmarks in the famous French Quarter. The hotel is the Quarter’s largest full-service hotel, featuring 600 comfortable, luxurious guestrooms and suites. Hotel Monteleone is within walking-distance of some of New Orleans most famous attractions and is conveniently located eleven miles from the Louis Armstrong International Airport. Hotel Monteleone is a member of the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, a consecutive AAA Four Diamond award-winner, and has won the J.D. Power and Associates Upscale Hotel Award for “An Outstanding Guest Experience”.