Explore New Orleans
Also known as the Big Easy, New Orleans is the perfect destination for a cultural getaway. Despite the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the city remains one of the top-ten visited cities in the United States. Why not book a hotel in New Orleans and explore this buzzing cultural hotspot?
When to go to New OrleansSummers in New Orleans tend to be warm and wet, so if you’re looking to avoid a rainy vacation, then October is the time to visit. The city can also be vulnerable to hurricanes.
The vibrant New Orleans Mardi Gras each February/March is definitely not to be missed. Or visit in April or May for the world famous New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
How to get to New OrleansLouis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) is the city’s primary airport. Many hotels in New Orleans offer a shuttle service from the airport, while taxis are relatively inexpensive. Buses and trains run from 1001 Loyola Avenue in the city’s Central Business District. Three streetcar lines are in operation, including the St Charles line which is the oldest streetcar network in the United States.
What to see in New OrleansThe city’s bustling French Quarter, with many museums and fine examples of French and Spanish colonial architecture draws thousands of visitors, keen to soak up the lively atmosphere. Why not sample some local Creole food in one of New Orleans’ restaurants or chill out to some jazz on Bourbon Street?
Where to stay in New OrleansHotels.com offers a great variety of New Orleans hotels & accommodations to choose from in the city, from New Orleans hostels to New Orleans suites. For more information on hotels that can be booked online, including the Omni Royal Palace, New Orleans, in the French Quarter, visit our website.