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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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Quality Inn & Suites

2 stars
4.1 / 5 44 reviews
The Quality Inn & Suites is ideally located in downtown New Orleans, only two blocks Bourbon St. and French Quarter. Major corporations have offices within walking distance of the hotel. Nearby, the La. Superdome, Convention Center, streetcars, Harrah's New Orleans Casino and Riverwalk Marketplace. Armstrong International Airport is only 12 miles from the hotel, downtown/French Quarter area via I-10. When arriving please pull in front of hotel first to unload before parking. 2019-Dec-31. 8ft clearance on parking garage. Indoor Parking: 19 USD plus tax/vehicle/night with in/out privileges. 8ft clearance on parking garage.'Box trucks (U-Hauls, etc) or any trailers are not allowed'
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Hotel Ste Helene French Quarter

3 stars
3.8 / 5 85 reviews
This beautifully restored hotel, just recently renovated and reopened in January 2012, is located in the heart of the French Quarter, only 2 blocks away from Bourbon Street, steps away from Jackson Square and the mighty Mississippi River. Our contemporary guest rooms and suites are complete with LCD flat screen TVs, ebony stained hardwood floors, wireless internet, 300 thread-count linens, IPOD docking stations, and all-marble bathrooms. Our French Quarter and Courtyard suites feature balconies which overlook the pool in the courtyard area. All guest rooms are nicely equipped to give a feeling of being home away from home in one of the most historic cities in the world! Hotel St. Helene is located on Chartres Street, right next door to the Napoleon House, a favorite among locals and tourists alike. The hotel's location offers access to an abundance of popular attractions and world famous entertainment that the French Quarter has to offer, such as Cafe du Monde, the French Market, House of Blues, and Pat O' Brien's, which are all located within only one-half mile of this French Quarter gem! Balcony suites overlooking the world famous French Quarter and a secluded courtyard pool, along with many modern luxuries are just a few of the amenities offered at Hotel St. Helene. All contemporary guest rooms and suites feature one queen bed, complete with local artwork, feather beds and duvets, 350 thread-count linens, flat-screen LCD televisions, FACE toiletries, wireless internet, in-room safes, IPOD docking stations, hardwood floors, high ceilings, and stand-up marble showers. Continental breakfast served daily. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: ***The elevator at Hotel St. Helene is currently out of service. The stairwells are the only means to accessing rooms on the second, third, and fourth floors. We apologize for the inconvenience*** A security deposit of $150 will be taken upon check-in, per room, in case of damages and/or incidentals.
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Hotel St. Pierre

3 stars
3.2 / 5 133 reviews
Unique historic cottages offer charm and value in the French QuarterThe Hotel St. Pierre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been recommended by the New York Times travel section. The hotel is a collection of restored 18th century Creole cottages and 19th century townhomes that surround lush courtyards and two swimming pools. The hotel offers a fetching combination of charm, location and value and is located just blocks from Royal and Bourbon streets. Past guests include Louis Armstrong and author Tennessee Williams, who was known to chat with visitors in the courtyard. Highlights Historic Creole cottage settingFree continental breakfastFree internet accessParking (fees apply) Rooms These are not your typical hotel rooms. There are 77 rooms and suites with touches of French Quarter architecture, exposed brick walls, and antiques and period furniture.  King, queen and double-double rooms are outfitted with ceiling fans, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, full-length mirror, AM/FM clock radio, cable television, phones with data ports, Free Wi-Fi and coffee maker. Jazz and Jacuzzi suites accommodate up to six people and may include exposed brick walls, plantations shutters and Jacuzzi tubs. FeaturesThe historic cottage setting with courtyards and swimming pools is the undeniable draw at this charming hotel. Some rooms offer balconies overlooking the French Quarter, others the inner courtyard. Free breakfast and Wi-Fi make this atmospheric hotel a real deal. Parking (fees apply) is also on offer. Transportation Louis Armstrong International Airport (13 miles) Attractions Marigny and Frenchmen StreetFrench QuarterBourbon StreetRoyal Street shopping Business Free Wi-Fi  Fees and PoliciesParking fee for a regular day is $36 USD plus tax per night, while parking fee for a day with special event is $45 USD plus tax per night.
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The Blake Hotel New Orleans, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

3 stars
3.0 / 5 33 reviews
Convenient location and modern amenities in a budget hotelSimple and modern, The Blake Hotel New Orleans, an Ascend Collection hotel is convenient to the financial and legal offices in the Central Business District and steps from the French Quarter, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Harrah's Casino. The St. Charles Streetcar stops in front of the hotel's doors. A note to Mardi Gras revelers: The hotel is on the parade route. Highlights Convenient to business district and French QuarterBudget friendly with pleasant roomsOn-site cafe and pub   RoomsEach of the 122 king, queen and double-double rooms at The Blake Hotel New Orleans are outfitted with iron and ironing board, hair dryer, full-length mirror, AM/FM clock radio, 37-inch flat-screen LCD TV, phones with voicemail, free Internet access, coffee maker and in-room safe. Blackout curtains help keep the light out when the partying is done. The King Rooms have micro fridge. FeaturesThe on-site restaurant is now open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. The hotel also offers room service, 24-hour market place and business center with boarding pass kiosk. During free time, guests at The Blake Hotel New Orleans can work out at the  24-hour fitness center on site. Valet parking is available (fees apply). No pets are allowed. Transportation Louis Armstrong International Airport St Charles Streetcar Attractions French QuarterErnest N. Morial Convention CenterHarrah's CasinoLafayette SquareCentral Business DistrictSuperdomeGarden District Business Meeting space up to 2,000 square feet and 200 peopleInternet access included in resort feeEvent catering Policies and FeesParking fee for a regular day is $34 USD plus tax per night, while parking fee for a day with special event is $45 USD plus tax per night.
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Le Pavillon Hotel

5 stars
4.4 / 5 691 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York New Orleans Wed, Jun 10 - Tue, Jun 16 $229
Los Angeles New Orleans Wed, Jun 10 - Wed, Jun 17 $344
Washington DC New Orleans Sat, Jun 20 - Tue, Jun 23 $348
Philadelphia New Orleans Fri, Jul 10 - Fri, Jul 17 $356
Seattle New Orleans Mon, Jun 1 - Sat, Jun 6 $324
Newark New Orleans Tue, Jun 16 - Wed, Jun 24 $225
San Francisco New Orleans Mon, Jul 6 - Tue, Jul 14 $414
Baltimore New Orleans Tue, Jul 7 - Tue, Jul 21 $284
Boston New Orleans Tue, Jul 7 - Tue, Jul 14 $298
Chicago New Orleans Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $97
Atlanta New Orleans Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 9 $99
San Diego New Orleans Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $403
Denver New Orleans Sat, Jul 4 - Wed, Jul 15 $145
Detroit New Orleans Sat, May 30 - Tue, Jun 2 $157
Charlotte New Orleans Thu, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 17 $303
Kansas City New Orleans Wed, Jul 1 - Wed, Jul 8 $232
Phoenix New Orleans Tue, Jul 7 - Thu, Jul 9 $342
Portland New Orleans Thu, Jun 18 - Fri, Jul 3 $594
Miami New Orleans Tue, Jul 21 - Tue, Jul 28 $164
Pittsburgh New Orleans Wed, Jul 8 - Sat, Jul 11 $382
Raleigh New Orleans Sun, May 31 - Sun, Jun 7 Check rates
San Juan New Orleans Wed, Jun 10 - Fri, Jul 10 $372
Sacramento New Orleans Wed, Jul 22 - Tue, Aug 4 $382
Milwaukee New Orleans Tue, Jul 21 - Tue, Jul 28 $252
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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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