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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
4.0 / 5 41 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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AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter Area

2 stars
3.4 / 5 68 reviews
Business- and family-friendly hotel one block off Bourbon Street  This business- and family-friendly hotel is located in the historic circa 1871 Cotton Exchange Building. Guests can enjoy a free hot breakfast and free wireless Internet. It's a one block walk to the excitement of Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. Antique shopping is nearby on Royal Street. The Riverwalk Marketplace offers premier shopping and dining. Highlights Centrally located near Bourbon StreetComplimentary InternetComplimentary hot breakfast buffetOutdoor pool (open seasonally)Cardio fitness center Rooms The rooms look traditional with striped wallpaper, dark wood furniture and framed art. Contemporary touches include triple sheeting white duvets and Kohler shower heads. Travelers receive free wireless Internet access, free local calls and a free deluxe breakfast buffet. There is an outdoor pool. Additional features such as adjoining rooms, microwave oven and mini refrigerator are available in some rooms. Features A new cardio fitness center is located on the first floor near the lobby. Guests can save money by starting each day with a free breakfast buffet featuring eggs, bacon, sausage, juices, cereals, breads and pastries. For a convenient cocktail, Dominic's Bar is adjacent to the lobby and opens daily at 4 p.m. Transportation Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (15 miles)Canal Street Streetcar line one block Attractions New Orleans Convention CenterLouisiana Superdome Bourbon Street and French QuarterRiverwalk Marketplace Aquarium of the AmericasAntique shopping and art galleries on Royal StreetShops and movie theater at Canal Place Business On-site business center with printing, copying, e-mail and internet, facsimile and courier services availableDegas ballroom can accommodate 10 to 350 guests1,815 square feet of meeting space AV equipment available
Value Rate Includes breakfast
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Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown

2 stars
3.4 / 5 42 reviews
Located in the CBD (Central Business District), just 3 blocks from the historic French Quarter and walking distance to the Superdome, Harrah's Casino, Riverwalk Marketplace and Canal Place. Deluxe accommodations include either 1 queen bed or 2 double beds with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and all modern amenities. Both non-smoking and smoking rooms available and all rates include a scrumptious continental breakfast. Self parking (subject to availability) off-site at 16.00/day with in/out privileges. Rate subject to change. Valet parking is 21.00/day. Please do not request connecting rooms. Front Desk Hours: 24 Hours. Housekeeping Service: Daily. Security Guard: 6:00pm - 8:00am Hotel provides: Continental Breakfast Daily, Free Local Phone Calls and No Pets Allowed.
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Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown Near the French Quarter

3 stars
3.7 / 5 26 reviews
Central hotel with Southern flavor, close to all Crescent City sights  The Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown near the French Quarter Hotel is an imposing corner building spread over six floors. The lobby area incorporates a stunning atrium containing a bistro and gathering area. Guests enjoy the successful combination of traditional Southern style with modern, contemporary touches such as free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and a 24-hour convenience store. Discover countless New Orleans attractions within minutes of the Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown near the French Quarter Hotel. 3 Reasons To Stay: Offers fine accommodation close to all New Orleans attractions Free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel On-site bistro for buffet breakfasts and delicious dinners Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown near the French Quarter Rooms  The Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown near the French Quarter Hotel offers 140 stunning guest rooms decorated in traditional style, with an emphasis on comfort. Fully air-conditioned and equipped with quality bedding, guests receive a good night of sleep. A cable TV, coffee-maker, hair-dryer, ironing board and iron are in every room. For those working on the move, a large desk and an ergonomically designed work chair awaits, along with a two-line phone with voice mail. Guests keep up to date on world events with a complimentary newspaper from the lobby and the hotel information board keeps them updated on travel and airport conditions. Parking is available (fees apply) at the Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Downtown near the French Quarter Hotel. Things To Do: Harrah's Casino (0.3 mi/0.5 km) Bourbon Street (0.4 mi/0.6 km) Confederate Memorial Hall (0.4 mi/0.7 km) Natchez Steamboat Cruise (0.4 mi/0.7 km) Louisiana Children's Museum (0.4 mi/0.8 km) St Louis Cathedral (0.4 mi/0.8 km) Louisiana Superdome (0.7 mi/1.2 km) Morial Convention Center (0.9 mi/1.6 km) French Market (1.3 mi/2.1 km) Louis Armstrong International Airport (11.4 mi/18.5 km)
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Crowne Plaza NEW ORLEANS FRENCH QUARTER

4 stars
4.0 / 5 344 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York New Orleans Mon, Apr 13 - Sat, Apr 18 $253
Los Angeles New Orleans Mon, Mar 16 - Tue, Mar 24 $167
Washington DC New Orleans Fri, Mar 13 - Mon, Mar 30 $432
Philadelphia New Orleans Mon, Mar 23 - Fri, Mar 27 $571
Seattle New Orleans Thu, Apr 9 - Tue, Apr 14 $248
Newark New Orleans Tue, Apr 21 - Wed, Apr 29 $193
San Francisco New Orleans Fri, Apr 17 - Sat, Apr 25 $443
Baltimore New Orleans Mon, Mar 30 - Tue, Mar 31 $313
Boston New Orleans Sat, Apr 25 - Tue, Apr 28 $283
Chicago New Orleans Sun, Mar 8 - Wed, Mar 11 $158
Atlanta New Orleans Tue, Mar 24 - Fri, Mar 27 $231
San Diego New Orleans Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Mar 18 $410
Denver New Orleans Tue, Apr 28 - Mon, May 11 $185
Detroit New Orleans Tue, Apr 28 - Sat, May 2 $127
Charlotte New Orleans Tue, Apr 28 - Wed, Apr 29 $273
Kansas City New Orleans Tue, Mar 31 - Sat, Apr 4 $251
Phoenix New Orleans Thu, Mar 19 - Sun, Mar 22 $385
Portland New Orleans Wed, Mar 11 - Sun, Mar 15 $460
Miami New Orleans Mon, Mar 9 - Tue, Mar 10 $223
Pittsburgh New Orleans Tue, Apr 28 - Sat, May 2 $338
Raleigh New Orleans Sat, Mar 7 - Sat, Mar 14 Check rates
San Juan New Orleans Sat, Mar 7 - Sat, Mar 14 Check rates
Sacramento New Orleans Thu, Mar 26 - Sun, Mar 29 $644
Milwaukee New Orleans Thu, Apr 23 - Mon, Apr 27 $780
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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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