Hotels on or near the parade route:
You don’t have to be rolling in the dough to let the good times roll in New Orleans. Come discover the ease and fun of staying at the new HI New Orleans Hostel, a spacious, contemporary budget-friendly hostel in the heart of New Orleans, right on the Canal Street parade route, across the street from the French Quarter. First-class dorms and private rooms available.
A Quality Excellence Award-winning hotel, the Holiday Inn Superdome features magnificent jazz murals, including a 150-foot clarinet mural, one of New Orleans' favorite landmarks. Located next to the Superdome and on the Loyola Streetcar line, the Holiday Inn Superdome offers full-service restaurant, pool, high-speed Internet access, and a health club.
The Royal Frenchmen Hotel & Bar is located on Frenchmen Street, just downriver from the French Quater. It's walking distance to some of New Orleans popular Mardi Gras parades like Krewe du Vieux and krewedelusion. Guests will experience New Orleans music & culture at this unique Faubourg Marigny hotel.
The Prytania Park, Prytania Oaks and Queen Anne Hotels in the Historic Lower Garden District offer lovely rooms and the personal attention of a guest house at great savings over major downtown hotels. Just steps away from the parades on St. Charles Avenue and a quick streetcar ride to downtown. Complimentary continental breakfast and on-site parking.
The Pelham Hotel is located in the Central Business District within a block of many of the Marid Gras parades and just a short walk away from the festive French Quarter. The Pelham Hotel offers their guests personal service and attention to detail in the intimate boutique setting that is reminiscent of European style.
Located at the foot of Magazine Street just steps from the hip Warehouse District and historic French Quarter, the Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel offers boutique luxury in an exquisite 1800s setting. Dig into a complimentary deluxe breakfast each morning of your stay, enjoy the free high-speed WiFi, and find everything you need in the St. Christopher's warm, inviting guest rooms, featuring exposed brick and other genuine New Orleans touches.
Hotels in the French Quarter:
Check out the following hotels for your Mardi Gras stay. All are close to the action and many offer Mardi Gras packages.
Be near all of the action during Mardi Gras, yet stay in a relaxing, beautiful boutique hotel called the Maison Dupuy. The recently renovated hotel is comprised historic homes and a traditional New Orleans style courtyard with a fountain and pool.
Hotel Provincial is an exquisite luxury boutique hotel with beautiful accommodations, a large New Orleans style courtyard complete with a tropical patio and two refreshing pools. All of this is located in the heart of the French Quarter.
For an authentic Mardi Gras experience, you can do no better than Le Richelieu, a jewel at Carnival time and all year long. The New York Times said Le Richelieu is “a place you don’t ever want to leave.” Travel & Leisure called it “The best quality buy in the French Quarter.” The good news is you’ll never be far from the city’s best restaurants, hottest music clubs and the parade route.
Feel the atmosphere of the French Quarter when you step inside the Landmark. Within walking distance of the hotel, explore the historic, artistic and eclectic charms around you. Amidst the intriguing passages throughout the quarter, you'll find Jackson Square, Bourbon Street and the French Market.