Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hipmunk City Love: Best of Bourbon Street Hotels in New Orléans

Bourbon Street is the place for partying when you are in New Orléans, Louisiana. Even if you can’t make it during Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street will still be in high gear, providing a great time during your visit. Here are five New Orléans hotels in the Bourbon Street area at which you can choose to stay.

Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter

Image via Flickr by Alberto Cabello Mayero
You won’t find a better hotel during your trip to see Bourbon Street in New Orléans than the Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter. Located at the corner of Bourbon and Toulouse Streets, the Four Points sits in the heart of New Orléans. It was once the French Opera House, but is now a luxurious hotel steps away from iconic jazz music, distinctive food, world-famous sites, and all that Bourbon Street has to offer. The hotel features an on-site restaurant and bar, stone courtyard with a relaxing pool, fitness center, and gift shop. Guest rooms have glorious views of the city, as well as free Internet, premium TV channels, and video-game consoles.

Bourbon Orléans Hotel

Located in the French Quarter, the Bourbon Orléans Hotel is less than one-half mile from Bourbon Street. The hotel provides an outdoor heated saltwater pool, concierge service, exercise room, and the Roux on Orléans Restaurant serving up Creole cuisine. The hotel is also close to Jackson Square, where you’ll find plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment. Spacious rooms have plush beds, 42-inch flat screen TVs, cable, Wi-Fi, and coffee makers.

The Olivier House Hotel

The Olivier House Hotel is also in the French Quarter, less than a mile from Bourbon Street. You will be near New Orléans Collection and Jackson Square as well, and near Preservation Hall and Le Petit Theatre Du Vieux Carre. The hotel has 42 guest rooms featuring flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, Wi-Fi, cable, coffee makers, and microwaves. Relax in the outdoor pool when you’re not partying on Bourbon Street.

Place d’Armes Hotel

If you’re looking to add a little romance to your Bourbon Street exposé, book one of 84 air-conditioned rooms at the Place d’Armes Hotel. This centrally located property is only .11 miles from Bourbon Street. An outdoor pool, concierge services, and limousine and town car service are available to help you make this the most romantic trip you’ve ever taken. Rooms include cable programming, Internet access, and complimentary toiletries. You can also enjoy a free breakfast during your stay.

Cornstalk Hotel

Built in 1816 and known for its Victorian charm, Cornstalk Hotel had the Victorian façade added later, creating a beautiful hotel with 14 exquisite rooms. All rooms have private baths and are furnished with beautiful antiques and crystal chandeliers. It’s another perfect hotel for a romantic getaway, special anniversary, or honeymoon. Bourbon Street is less than a mile away, so you’ll have the opportunity to see all it has to offer on your trip.
These five hotels are in great proximity to Bourbon Street. Each offers its own unique qualities, so you can decide which is best for your New Orléans vacation.