As restrictions ease and safe travel resumes, we’re excited to greet our special guests once again. Nothing sets the tone for time spent in New Orleans like a warm welcome at the accommodation perfect for you! Because where you stay is just as important as where you go.
Whether it’s business, family or leisure-related travel that brings you to New Orleans,
choosing an accommodation that fits your plans and preferences is a necessity. Design, location, amenities and policies - it all matters.
Browse our recommendations for accommodations fit for every type of traveler below.
The Luxury Traveler
The luxury traveler loves a splurge-worthy accommodation fit for relaxation and filled with exclusive amenities and perks.
The Westin is located at the foot of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter and overlooks the Mississippi River. The property recently underwent a $30 million renovation which includes their in-house restaurant, Bistro at the Bend, and their craft cocktail bar Observatory Eleven. The Westin is also just a short elevator ride from Canal Place - a luxury shopping destination home to a number of premier retailers, including Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.
This Canal Street accommodation is home to the city’s largest spa, which offers 100 treatments, farm-to-table dining at M Bistro, and reoccurring live music and craft cocktails from the Davenport Lounge.
This historic property is nestled within New Orleans’ bustling Central Business District. Its convenient location is within walking distance of the Vieux Carre, the theater district, and award-winning eateries and bars. The Roosevelt itself is also home to a number of notable attractions and sites including the Sazerac Bar, the Fountain Lounge, Domenica Restaurant and the Waldorf Astoria Spa. It also boasts a fantastic rooftop pool.
The Millenial Explorer
They’re looking to stay somewhere fresh, exciting and slightly off-the-beaten-path to stay. Unconventional accommodations with unique touches and offerings.
A hotspot for guests and locals alike, the ACE always has something going on. You can find poppin’ pool action and craft cocktails from the rooftop pool and bar, Alto, banging brunch, fresh oysters from Seaworthy and upscale modern Italian at Josephine Estelle are among the many awesome amenities that the ACE has to offer.
The Drifter is off-the-beaten-path and completely on-brand for the millennial explorer. The property incorporates a retro 1950’s-inspired design and decor with a lively pool scene, health & wellness workshops, specialty pop-ups and much more.
A recipient of the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice award, the Old No. 77 Hotel was made with exploration in mind. The boutique hotel offers a selection of unique room options including the Wayfarer, which has no windows, was designed for the world’s “no-mads, up-all-nighters, and witching-hours poets.”
The Interior Design Fanatic
For the traveler with an eye for design and a passion for detail, New Orleans has a number of swanky suites and stylish stays fit for you.
The award-winning Hotel Peter & Paul was once a neighborhood church, schoolhouse and rectory prior to its 2018 renovation. The Bywater-based property has quickly become one of the buzziest hotels in the world for its stunning revitalization, breath-taking design and celebrated restaurant. Plus, you can satisfy your sweet tooth at the absolutely adorable on-site ice cream cream parlour, Sundae Best.
Named after the country’s first women publisher, Mrs. Eliza Jane Nicholson, the hotel’s design incorporates antique typewriters, books, and other novelty items to pay subtle homage to its namesake. The Eliza Jane is also home to Couvant, serving fine French cuisine, the Press Room Bar, and the Bisous Wine Garden - a seasonal courtyard experience by Couvant.
An elegant overnight stay like no other can be found at the Maison de la Luz. Bespoke toiletries and bedding along with a number of other custom amenities are all standard in their luxury rooms and suites. The property is also home to Bar Marilou, an equally elegant craft cocktail lounge with a speakeasy seating.
The Girls Trip Traveler
Accommodations that are perfect for getting your favorite group of gal pals together for an unforgettable getaway in New Orleans.
The Catahoula is a trendy CBD-based boutique hotel with chic features and extras. Start your day off with a sunrise workout on the yoga deck. Later on, head to the rooftop bar for happy hour drinks overlooking the city, and dinner at the award-winning Piscobar Kitchen.
Housed along the historic St. Charles Avenue, the Pontchartrain Hotel makes for the perfect girls trip stay. This Garden District gem comes complete with plenty of backdrops ideal for photo ops, buzzy-worthy rooftop bar Hot Tin and fine dining from their in-house restaurant Jack Rose. Pro-tip - the Pontchartrain is a great option for a Mardi Gras girls trip as it sits right along the Uptown Parade route.
The History Buff
For the traveler looking for adventure, history and culture around every corner of their trip. These historic hotels and bed & breakfasts with hidden histories make for interesting occupancies.
As the official hotel of the National World War II Museum, the Higgins Hotel offers 230 40s-inspired guest rooms and suites. Each room is uniquely crafted with stories of soldiers, civilians and historic moments. The property was even named after Andrew Higgins, who designed and built over 20,000 boats in New Orleans that were used in every major amphibious assault of World War II.
The Inn at the Old Jail
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the now bed & breakfast was formerly a local Police Jail and Patrol Station. The plush pink building near New Orleans’ Esplanade Ridge neighborhood is now the Inn at the Old Jail.
The perfect combination of history and luxury can be found within the French Quarter’s Hotel Monteleone. It is home to the city’s Carousel Bar, which is widely known as the birthplace of the Vieux Carre cocktail. Avid readers will love the hotel’s literary suites, named after famous authors who either stayed in or were inspired by the hotel itself.
The Romantic Getaway
Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, honeymoon, or date night unlike any other, the Crescent City has a number of romantic escapes.
This boutique hotel that sits along the historic St. Charles Avenue. With just 14 guest rooms, intimacy and detail are two things that the Chloe takes pride in. Thinking of making it a romantic staycation? The Chloe comes complete with its own restaurant, bar and swimming pool so you can maximize your stay.
A gem of the Garden District, the Henry Howard is a hotspot for bridal parties and prenuptial photoshoots. Their guestrooms are known for their stellar lighting, brass band decor and New Orleans details (including their custom beds).
The Columns is another spectacular St. Charles Avenue accommodation. This beloved hotel is as much known for its bar as it is its guestrooms, with its sweeping front porch overlooking the streetcar line. Recent renovations to the Columns include a rooftop sundeck, lush garden and updated cocktail bar. The most romantic touch? The Columns Poet in Residence - Cubs the Poet - who can type a love letter on the spot for your special someone!
The Family-Friendly Traveler
Family reunions, summer vacations and graduation season - there are several reasons for families to join together for a trip. Whether you’re looking for a property in close vicinity to some of the city’s best children’s attractions or somewhere to fit large and extended families, there are plenty of options in New Orleans.
Some of the largest guest rooms in the city plus they offer baby bathtubs, children’s game tablets and coloring books and crayons.
This luxury hotel is known for its annual holiday teas and Santa Clause meet-and-greets, which are just perfect for little ones. The gorgeous rooms will leave parents pleased, while kids are sure to go gaga over the hotel’s pool.
You can explore more family-friendly hotels throughout New Orleans.
The Animal Lover
There’s no need to leave your four-legged friends at home when visiting the Crescent City. There are plenty of hotels with pet-friendly policies, and even a few with special amenities. The Old No. 77 offers doggy treats and beds upon check-in and the Lafayette Hotel has a designated doggie zone just across the street at Lafayette Square. Hotel Indigo is also a champion pet-friendly property, welcoming all pets up to 80lbs.
Browse our full list of pet-friendly hotels.