New Orleans is a city that takes pride in its ability to play host! We are dedicated to our visitors and absolutely adore sharing the enchantment of our city with them. Our hospitality industry is something we hold dear, and a major part of that is because we have a little something for everyone (explore more with our guide to hotels for every type of traveler).

When it comes to incredible hotels and unforgettable experiences, we never disappoint! And while we don’t mean to brag (okay, maybe we do just a little), our city is constantly growing and evolving, and we're determined to keep up the excitement. Just because we're historically one of the oldest cities in America doesn't mean we're stuck in the past. Oh no, darling! We've got some newly renovated hotels that will blow your mind. Picture 1800s buildings transformed into luxurious havens with all the modern amenities you could dream of. It's like stepping into a time machine, only with way comfier beds and better room service.

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Dew Drop Inn - Allen Toussaint Room

So go ahead and check out these gems. Trust us, you won't be disappointed. New Orleans is here to welcome you with open arms and a spirit that's as vibrant as ever. Let's make memories together, shall we?

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Hotel Henrietta

Hotel Henrietta

Get ready to experience a slice of New Orleans hospitality with the debut of Hotel Henrietta, brought to you by the same team behind the recent stunning renovation of the Columns. Nestled along the iconic St. Charles Avenue, this exciting addition adds another 40 rooms to the bustling avenue while also introducing an Uptown outpost of Mid-City's beloved Flour Moon Bagels. Designed from the ground up by renowned New Orleans architect Farouki Farouki, this brand-new hotel marks the first entirely new construction along the historic avenue in three decades. Promising contemporary designs and a blend of king and double-queen bedrooms, Hotel Henrietta serves as a seamless extension of The Columns Hotel just a couple of blocks away.

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W New Orleans - French Quarter

W New Orleans – French Quarter

Prepare to be swept off your feet by the breathtaking transformation at W New Orleans – French Quarter! With a multimillion-dollar renovation unveiling 97 updated guestrooms and carriage houses, led by the visionary team at Canadian design firm Chapi Chapo Design, get ready to embark on a journey into the mystical swamplands of the bayou. Each guestroom is a masterpiece, boasting bold navy backdrops, French-style wall moldings, and vibrant touches of Sazerac orange, evoking the spirit of New Orleans in every corner. From the Spanish Moss-inspired sconces to custom-made floor lamps projecting an ornate bayou canopy onto the ceiling, every detail is curated to transport you to a sanctuary of authentic charm. Indulge in Cajun-creole delights at the hotel's signature dining outpost, 3rd Block Depot, and explore the cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and lively music scene of New Orleans right at your doorstep. It's a fusion of luxury, culture, and Southern hospitality that promises an unforgettable experience like no other!

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Superior King – Hotel Monteleone

Hotel Monteleone

Get ready to be whisked away to a world of luxury and elegance as Hotel Monteleone unveils its new era! As the oldest hotel in the French Quarter, this historic gem has received a stunning makeover with the fully renovated Iberville Tower. Prepare to be enchanted by the upgraded guest rooms and luxurious suites adorned with intricate millwork, serene artwork, and lavish marble bathrooms featuring rain showerheads and opulent vanities. Let's not forget the iconic Carousel Bar, seamlessly blending the old-world charm of New Orleans with modern glam. Hotel Monteleone is ready to take your stay to new heights!

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Hyatt Centric French Quarter – Lobby Seating

Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans

Prepare to have your breath taken away as the Hyatt Centric of the French Quarter reveals its incredible transformation. With a fresh and modern color palette, the hotel now boasts fully upgraded spaces that will leave you in awe. The soaring 12-foot ceilings and more than 10,000 square feet of functional space add a touch of grandeur to your experience. From the beautifully reimagined ballroom and lobby to the stunning guestrooms and event spaces, every detail has been carefully considered. Don't forget to indulge in the delightful dining experience at Holmes, led by the talented executive chef Malia Hamilton, and then treat yourself to some poolside relaxation at the Casting Call. Get ready for a vacation experience like no other!

The return of the Dew Drop Inn in New Orleans
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The Return of the Dew Drop Inn

Dew Drop Inn & Hotel

Step into the once-upon-a-time world of New Orleans and immerse yourself in the historic charm and vibrant history of the Dew Drop Inn. With a rich legacy dating back to 1939, this iconic inn made a grand return as a boutique hotel in the heart of Central City. Known for its inclusive and progressive nature, the Dew Drop Inn was a haven for people of all backgrounds during a time when acceptance was not always the norm. Its legendary nightclub played host to music legends like Ray Charles and Little Richard alongside charismatic MCs like Joseph "Mr. Google Eyes" August and the iconic drag queen Patsy Valdalia, who brought the annual New Orleans Gay Ball to life every Halloween. Join us as we celebrate the reopening of this historic space, ready to continue celebrating yet another captivating chapter in our city's timeless tales.

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Kimpton Hotel Fontenot

Step into a world of refined luxury at Kimpton Hotel Fontenot, a historic 1844 building that has recently opened its doors for bookings. With a total of 235 polished and luxurious rooms, this hotel has undergone a remarkable transformation. The multiple ballrooms and event spaces are perfect for any occasion, while the newest French Brasserie, King, and renowned cocktail bar, the Peacock Room, tantalize your taste buds. Before you explore the vibrant city, don't forget to grab a delightful beverage on the go from Gospel Coffee and Boozy. This is a vacation experience you won't want to miss as this 1800s building has been completely revitalized for a whole new era of travel memories.

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The Westin New Orleans

The Westin New Orleans

Experience the breathtaking Mississippi River at The Westin New Orleans, located on Canal Street. This remarkable hotel has recently undergone a stunning transformation, with captivating architectural and interior redesigns in every aspect. From the guestrooms and suites to the lobby and 30,000 square feet of meeting space, every detail has been carefully curated. To add to the excitement, the Bistro at the Bend has also opened its doors, offering a delightful dining experience with a modern and intimate ambiance, all while overlooking the picturesque river. Get ready for a stay that will leave you dreaming of life on the riverfront.

Le Pavillon

Le Pavillon Hotel

Indulge in the glamorous and iconic Le Pavillon Hotel, where lavish luxury seamlessly blends with modern amenities. Housed in a magnificent 1907 building, this hotel has recently undergone a transformation that includes the reinvention of its lobby bar, known as Cachette 1907, and the introduction of the new restaurant, Bijoux. Despite these changes, Le Pavillon has remained true to its bold and abundant charm, attracting visitors from near and far. The refreshed guestrooms and suites provide an opulent home-like comfort that will make your stay truly unforgettable.

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Le Meridien Hub – Le Meridien New Orleans

Le Méridien New Orleans

Prepare to be dazzled by the stunning transformation of Le Méridien New Orleans, situated amidst the beauty of Lafayette Square. With a rooftop pool offering breathtaking views, a 24-hour fitness center, and dining options that overlook the park, this hotel offers a truly luxurious experience. The recent renovation has brought about over 400 redesigned guestrooms and an impressive 16,000 square feet of meeting and event space in the heart of the Central Business District. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, Le Méridien New Orleans is ready to surpass your expectations.

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Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome – Rooftop Pool

Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome

Experience the ultimate in comfort and convenience at the Holiday Inn New Orleans-Downtown Superdome. Indulge in a charming dining experience at the Clarinet Bistreaux while taking in the recent upgrades at this fantastic hotel. With its proximity to Caesar’s Superdome, guests can easily attend concerts and games, making it a perfect choice for sports and music enthusiasts. Additionally, the hotel's central location allows visitors to explore all that New Orleans has to offer. The modernization efforts have brought about exciting additions such as a rooftop pool bar and balcony views in almost every room, ensuring a memorable stay. With spacious guestrooms that provide all the necessities of home, the Holiday Inn is an ideal destination for a weekend at the Caesar’s Superdome getaway.

Homewood Suites Poydras by Hilton New Orleans

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Homewood Suites Poydras by Hilton New Orleans. With its meticulous attention to detail and vibrant celebration of music, this hotel is a haven for those with discerning tastes. After recently undergoing a comprehensive renovation, all 166 suites across its 12 stories have been transformed into stunning spaces that exude welcoming energy. From the moment you step into the lobby, you'll be greeted by the inspired blend of colors and patterns that pay homage to the city's rich musical heritage. After a day of exploring the vibrant streets of New Orleans, you can relax and unwind in the indoor swimming pool, ensuring endless fun for the entire family, regardless of the weather. Bid farewell to the hassle of constantly reapplying sunblock, as the poolside becomes the go-to spot for endless enjoyment. Get ready for a stay that will leave you feeling inspired and rejuvenated.

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Club Level Lounge – The Windsor Court

The Windsor Court

Step into the enchantment of the Windsor Court Hotel! Renovated in 2018, this luxury experience will leave you utterly wowed. They've modernized 316 guestrooms and suites, created the fabulous Waterman Poolside Bar, and completely revamped the hotel's public spaces. Prepare to be amazed by the new design of the Club Level Lounge and their private event ballroom, La Chinoiserie.

Coming Soon

As for the newest properties to open, the following hotel(s) are in their final stages of construction.

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Caesars New Orleans Nobu Hotel

Caesars New Orleans Nobu Hotel

Prepare for a whole new level of luxury as Caesars continues to make its mark in the vibrant city of New Orleans. In partnership with the renowned Nobu, this highly anticipated hotel, opening in 2024, will not only provide convenient access to the casino but also tempt you with the exquisite and world-renown Nobu sushi empire. This multimillion-dollar transformation of the former Harrah's New Orleans will elevate the city's luxury offerings, promising an unforgettable stay in the Crescent City.