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New Orleans is a city that oozes panache from every nook and cranny. Art and music lovers, schedule your trip around the annual French Quarter Festival, held every April, to experience the biggest music festival in the South. If you're after something a little more intimate on your New Orleans vacation, Lafayette Square hosts free Wednesday afternoon concerts during spring and fall, and the New Orleans Museum of Art has free admission on Wednesdays.

The Big Easy has so much to offer, and CheapTickets has the lowdown on the best spots that are big on flair and low on price for your New Orleans vacation.

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Q & C Hotel/Bar

4 stars
4.1 / 5 9 reviews
Old style Southern grace and charm meets up-to-date modern comforts The historic Q & C Hotel/Bar is a beautiful newly renovated hotel. It was built in 1913 and sports a Renaissance revivalist style. The hotel has 12 floors that overlook the exciting streets of New Orleans. Situated right in the heart of New Orleans, the Q & C Hotel/Bar is an ideal place to stay for a break in the city. Opulent marble columned public areas hint at the grand past of the building. All the main New Orleans attractions are within easy distance, making the hotel a comfortable base from which to explore. After a full day, tourists can unwind with cocktails and sample tasty meals at Q & C Bar on site.  3 Reasons To Stay:Close to the French Quarter and Morial Convention CenterDistinctive European furnishings and original artworkFull-service banquet and meeting facilities for social and corporate events Q & C Hotel/Bar RoomsAll of the guest rooms at the Q & C Hotel/Bar have a distinctive European style, with interesting use of furnishings and original artwork. Guests benefit from the staff's ethic that comfort is paramount at the property. All of the 196 guest rooms are equipped with coffee-making facilities, in-room safes, hair-dryers, irons, ironing boards, and in-room fax and high-speed Internet capabilities. Welcoming and helpful staff are always on hand at the Q & C Hotel/Bar to ensure a pleasurable stay for guests. Things To Do:Harrah's Casino (0.2 mi/0.4 km)Aquarium of the Americas (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Natchez Steamboat Cruise (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Louisiana Children's Museum (0.4 mi/0.6 km)National World War II Museum (0.4 mi/0.8 km)Bourbon Street (0.4 mi/0.8 km)Jackson Square (0.6 mi/1 km)Louisiana Superdome (0.7 mi/1.2 km)Preservation Hall (0.9 mi/1.6 km)French Market (1.3 mi/2.2 km) Policies and feesValid credit card is required at check-in.Valet parking is $32 USD per night, plus tax (unless the cost is included in a special package).
Value Completely reimagined for 2014 - Newly renovated.
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Dauphine Orleans Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 262 reviews
A hospitable, historic French Quarter inn that’s heavy on amenities Past and present convene at this historic hotel, which dates to the 1700s.  The hotel was once host to John James Audubon as he painted his famous bird series. It was later a bordello. Today, the Dauphine revels in its storied history and offers a comfortable contemporary hotel with lots of Southern hospitality. Guests can stay in the cottages across Dauphine from the main hotel, which are the original structures. Highlights Saltwater courtyard poolFree continental breakfast and afternoon teaJacuzzi tubs Rooms The Dauphine's 111 rooms are as varied as the hotel's history. The 14 rooms and suites in the Hermann House Courtyard -- once the home of a wealthy merchant -- sport Jacuzzi tubs. The Carriage House was once a French Quarter townhouse and now offers nine unique courtyard rooms, each outfitted with 19th century antiques. Bathrooms in some suites can be quite lavish with opulently draped whirlpool tubs. Every room offers free Wi-Fi, bathrobes, cable TV, coffee makers, hair dryers, safe, iron and ironing board.  Complimentary continental breakfast, morning newspaper and afternoon tea are nice extras. Some suites include stone fireplaces. Features May Bailey's Place, was once a bordello in the red-light district of Storyville. It is now the hotel's intimate bar, complete with a red light outside and "bordello" guest suite upstairs. Visitors are welcome to take books from the inn's library back home.  A recently updated fitness center helps visitors work off the excesses of a visit to New Orleans. Free morning breakfast includes fresh fruit, cereal and a make your own waffles station. There is valet parking (fees apply). Transportation Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (13 miles) Attractions French QuarterArts DistrictBourbon StreetRoyal Street antiques and art galleries Business Meeting space for groups up to 60 The 14 Hermann House Courtyard rooms cater to small meetings and executive retreats Policies and fees The Dauphine Orleans Hotel is a non-smoking property. All sleeping rooms and balconies are designated non-smoking. Smoking in a non-smoking room will incur a cleanup fee of $200 each time smoking is detected in the room. Smoking will only be allowed outside in our patio and courtyard areas and in May Baily's Bar. All guests are required to be at least 21 years of age to register for a room. As we check IDs, any one younger than 21 years of age will not be allowed to check in. Parking rate is $34 plus taxes per night for standard vehicles and $38 plus taxes per night for oversized vehicles. Parking rates come with 12% tax.
Value Complimentary Drink and Wireless Internet
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Crowne Plaza NEW ORLEANS FRENCH QUARTER

4 stars
4.0 / 5 350 reviews
Previously the Astor Hotel, the multi-story Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter grew organically from a collection of existing retail buildings and apartments, giving it a blended Crescent City charm. Inside, ironwork stair-rails, exposed brick walls, and mismatched lobby seating continues this feel. Conversely, the modern offerings of an outdoor pool, Internet access (fees apply), and a vast 30,000-feet of event space bring the building up to date. Pay a visit to Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant for the best in local seafood and a cozy Southern welcome. Key facts693 rooms14 floorsRestaurant/bar: Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House Restaurant & Oyster BarConcierge service24-hour fitness center with room-key accessFull-service business center13 meeting roomsComplimentary Wi-Fi (for IHG Rewards Club members, small charge otherwise)Executive work desks NeighborhoodWhere the bustling business of Canal Street meets the revelry of Bourbon Street, the Crown Plaza French Quarter exists square in the center of the party. Walk a few blocks toward the river and you can follow Decatur Street, parallel to the main artery of New Orleans, the Mississippi River. Walk along Decatur to pass Jackson Square and head toward Esplanade to experience the French Quarter. Business visitors may be coming for larger events at the nearby Morial Convention Center, and sports fans will find the Mercedes-Benz Superdome - home of the Saints football team - not far away. Hints and tipsThe Crown Plaza French Quarter Hotel is in a central area, but fares within the city are low enough to make short cab rides an affordable luxury.When staying during annual events such as Mardi Gras, the Essence Festival or the Sugar Bowl, expect minimum stay requirements for this in-demand location. Policies and feesValet parking is $38 USD plus tax. Self-parking - on own and fees vary.Internet access fee is $16.95 USD per 24-hour period.This hotel does not allow coolers in rooms.
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Le Pavillon Hotel

5 stars
4.4 / 5 640 reviews
Called the "Belle of New Orleans," Le Pavillon Hotel stands out from the crowd of cookie-cutter chain hotels. A member of Historic Hotels of America, Le Pavillon was built in 1907 and still retains its majesty more than 100 years later with its high ceilings, opulent chandeliers, and antique furnishings in the lobby, as well as 219 refined guestrooms outfitted with marble bathrooms. The award-winning Crystal Room is the hotel's on-site dining option, with an inspired menu of Cajun-inspired cuisine. Key facts226 guestrooms10 floorsPoolGymRestaurantConference and event spacesSpa serviceRooftop terraceFree Wi-Fi 24-hour room service and business center NeighborhoodWith an address on Poydras Street, Le Pavillon Hotel is centrally located between the French Quarter and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home field for the New Orleans Saints football team and many annual events, such as the Essence Festival and the State Farm Bayou Classic. The hotel sits just two blocks from the famous St. Charles Streetcar, a reasonably-priced sightseeing option that connects visitors to Lee Square, Audubon Park and the mansions of Uptown. Hints and tipsRooms at Le Pavillon Hotel come with unique traditions. Every evening at 10pm, overnight guests are invited to enjoy peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in the lobby served with tall glasses of cold milk and rich hot chocolate.Many of Le Pavillon's employees are New Orleans natives, and they are happy to recommend tour options and make reservations for you.
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Inn on St. Peter

3 stars
3.1 / 5 210 reviews
The Inn on St. Peter is the leisure traveler's perfect retreat to the Crescent City. Carefully restored with traditional finishes, this New Orleans Inn marries the desires for modern convenience and comfort with an historic French Quarter setting. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Inn on St. Peter was originally constructed in 1805 with its design influenced by the Spanish style of architecture during that period. Gorgeous private courtyards are nestled throughout the property and provide an ambiance and charm that brings every guest back to the peaceful days of the 19th century French Quarter. Throughout the guestrooms and courtyards guests will find the character of the natural wear of time preserved perfectly for their awe and enjoyment. Each of the 29 guest rooms and suites are unique and tell a different story about the spirit of the French Quarter. Balconies preserved over time offer visitors a distinct experience and a glimpse into simpler times. Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the French Quarter at the Inn on St. Peter.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York New Orleans Tue, Jun 16 - Tue, Jun 23 $215
Los Angeles New Orleans Sat, May 2 - Sat, May 9 $315
Washington DC New Orleans Thu, Jun 4 - Tue, Jun 9 $316
Philadelphia New Orleans Sat, May 9 - Tue, May 12 $349
Seattle New Orleans Tue, May 26 - Fri, May 29 $264
Newark New Orleans Tue, Jun 23 - Wed, Jul 8 $225
San Francisco New Orleans Sun, May 24 - Wed, May 27 $375
Baltimore New Orleans Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 9 $284
Boston New Orleans Wed, Jun 10 - Tue, Jun 16 $240
Chicago New Orleans Wed, Jun 3 - Wed, Jun 10 $97
Atlanta New Orleans Thu, May 28 - Tue, Jun 9 $118
San Diego New Orleans Wed, Jun 10 - Sat, Jun 20 $336
Denver New Orleans Sun, May 10 - Wed, May 20 $185
Detroit New Orleans Tue, May 12 - Wed, May 20 $137
Charlotte New Orleans Tue, Jun 2 - Thu, Jun 4 $278
Kansas City New Orleans Thu, Apr 30 - Fri, May 1 $406
Phoenix New Orleans Sat, May 2 - Wed, May 6 $204
Portland New Orleans Wed, May 27 - Wed, Jun 3 $308
Miami New Orleans Mon, May 4 - Wed, May 6 $214
Pittsburgh New Orleans Tue, May 12 - Thu, May 28 $347
Raleigh New Orleans Sun, May 3 - Sun, May 10 Check rates
San Juan New Orleans Wed, Jun 3 - Wed, Jun 10 $404
Sacramento New Orleans Tue, Jun 2 - Fri, Jun 5 $382
Milwaukee New Orleans Mon, May 18 - Wed, May 27 $254
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  • Best Time to Go

    Mardi Gras is the most festive time of the year for New Orleans vacations. The event dominates the area known as the French Quarter every February or March. The Saints, winners of the 2010 Super Bowl home games in the fall at the Louisiana Superdome, where you can also see many great concerts. New Orleans is known as the birthplace of jazz, which attracts big crowd for its Jazz and Heritage Festival in April and May. The city's warmest months are usually June through September, reaching the low 90s. In the winter, lows get down to the lower 40s. Weather is usually comfortable from February through May.

  • Films Shot

    Several films have been shot in New Orleans such as The Big Easy, Runaway Jury, The Birth of the Blues and a scene from JFK.

  • NOMA

    NOMA, which stands for New Orleans Museum of Art, offers summer art camps for children, exhibits and a Sculpture Garden with an audio tour.

  • Embers

    Embers, built in the late nineteenth century, is a top-rated Cajun specialty restaurant on famous Bourbon Street.

  • Satchmo Summer Festival

    New Orleans has many festivals throughout the summer, including its tribute in August to hometown legend Louis Armstrong called "Satchmo Summer Festival" in the French Quarter.

  • French Quarter Festival

    Every April the French Quarter Festival showcases over 100 musical acts on nearly 20 stages in four days.

  • New Orleans highlights
  • French Quarter

    New Orleans vacations are synonymous with this vibrant historic precinct. Bourbon Street, the most famous street in the Quarter, is packed to the brim with bars featuring live music and joie de vivre that can only come from the combination of French, Cajun and Southern influences.

  • Musical Legends Park

    This spot has amazing sculptures of musical legends such as Fats Domino and Pete Fountain, plus a lovely sitting area to munch on some grub and soak up the Louisiana scenery. Nighttime visitors, you can catch some live jazz for free -- just make sure to head in early to grab a good spot.

  • Arts District

    Whether you want to scope some art or join the hipsters on your New Orleans travels, the Arts District will satisfy -- especially around Julia Street. Bursting with galleries offering free entry, this trendy nook is also home to the Contemporary Arts Center, a funky place that hosts theatre, concerts and more.

  • Canal Street Ferry

    For spectacular views of the New Orleans skyline and a 10-minute ride across the Mississippi, take the Canal Street Ferry to Algiers Point. It's free if you're on foot or bike, but even if you want to take your car across it will set you back a buck. The service starts at 6 a.m. and ends around midnight, so you have plenty of time to enjoy the view on your New Orleans travels.

  • Crescent City Farmers Market

    Held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, this foodie market brings the best produce to the streets of New Orleans. Grab some gourmet snacks, pick up some fresh flowers and watch free, live cooking demos by top-notch local chefs. Invest in a couple of homemade jams and freshly-baked pastries.

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