Mardi Gras Hotels
Get your purple, yellow and green beads ready. Mardi Gras 2011 is on Tuesday, March 8 and promises to be more exciting than ever! “Mardi Gras,” French for “Fat Tuesday,” falls a day before the beginning of Lent and marks the final day of the Carnival season. From music, parades and picnics to countless floats and outrageous costumes, this is hands down New Orleans’ biggest annual celebration – and one just too good to miss!
getaroom.com is offering cheap rates at various three-, four- and five-star New Orleans hotels that are in or near the French Quarter and within walking distance of the festivities. What’s more, these New Orleans hotels lie in close proximity to such popular venues as Harrah’s Casino, Riverwalk Marketplace Mall, the Louisiana Superdome, and some of the best shops and restaurants the Big Easy has to offer. Rooms are filling up fast so make your reservations today!
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Featured Mardi Gras Hotels
4 Star New Orleans Hotel
Historic French Quarter Hotel
Centrally located in the French Quarter overlooking Bourbon Street, Chateau Bourbon was built in 1849 and sits on the site of the former D. H. Holmes Canal Street department store. The historic hotel’s 251 rooms boast soaring 12-foot ceilings and are among the largest in the French Quarter. Premium rooms offer balcony or courtyard access, while one-bedroom, two-bedroom and petite suites come equipped with all the amenities demanded by today’s traveler. The property’s acclaimed seafood restaurant, Red Fish Grill, offers such favorites as pecan-crusted catfish and is widely hailed as one of the best seafood restaurants in the city.
4 Star New Orleans Hotel
Sophisticated Four Diamond Property on Canal Street
Set just steps from the French Quarter on Canal Street, the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel provides convenient access to live music, world-class dining, great shopping and more. Its 1,110 non-smoking guest rooms are steeped in New Orleans charm, many affording terrific views of the French Quarter or Mississippi River. Guests can sample regional cuisine at Roux Bistro before capping off the night with a delicious cocktail at the Pelican Bar. The property also features a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool, business center and 105,700 sq ft of flexible meeting space. Aquarium of the Americas, The Shops at Canal Place, Harrah’s Casino and Riverwalk Marketplace Mall are within five blocks of the Four Diamond hotel.
4 star New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans Luxury Hotel/French Quarter Hotel
Nestled at the foot of Royal Street is Hotel Monteleone, a charming New Orleans hotel that combines an unflinching attention to detail with outstanding service and modern amenities. With a history that stretches back to 1886, this member of Historic Hotels of America boasts 25 meeting and reception rooms, 600 newly renovated rooms and suites, two award-winning restaurants, the famous Carousel Bar, a logo shop, business center and valet parking. After a busy day basking in the excitement of Mardi Gras, take a dip in the hotel’s heated rooftop pool, replenish your senses at Spa Aria, or enjoy an invigorating workout in the state-of-the-art exercise facility. The hotel is located just minutes from Jackson Square, The Shops at Canal Place, Rock N’ Bowl New Orleans, Harrah’s New Orleans and Café du Monde.
3.5 Star New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans’ Only Creole-Caribbean influenced Hotel
One of New Orleans’ finest luxury boutique properties, this downtown New Orleans hotel is within easy walking distance of the French Quarter, Riverwalk Marketplace Mall, Harrah’s Casino, the Louisiana Superdome and New Orleans’ world-renowned specialty and antique shops. The hotel was originally set in the Banks Arcade, a 19th century domed structure once the hub of Caribbean sugar and coffee trade. Today, the St. James Hotel boasts 86 intimate guestrooms, each with an elegant West Indies decor. Complete with charming courtyards, rooftop terraces and an outdoor swimming pool, the St. James Hotel is also home to the highly touted Cuvée, voted “Best New Restaurant” by New Orleans Magazine.
3 Star New Orleans Hotel
19th Century New Orleans Hotel – One block from French Quarter
Situated just a short stroll away from the French Quarter, Harrah’s Casino, Riverwalk Marketplace Mall and the bars and restaurants of Bourbon Street, the four-story Pelham Hotel New Orleans is a historic landmark hotel built on the site of the plantation home of Jean Baptiste Lemoyne de Bienville, the royal founder of New Orleans. The lobby is tastefully decorated with ceiling-high drapes and marble flooring. Meanwhile, the hotel’s 60 European-style guestrooms feature 18-foot ceilings with crown moldings, old brick walls, floral fabrics, dark-wood furniture, marble baths and wireless Internet access.
3 Star New Orleans Hotel
19th Century French Quarter Inn
Built in the 1800s for Baron and Baroness Joseph Xavier de Pontalba, the Historic French Market Inn was restored to its original splendor in 1998 and has become a favorite among regular visitors to historic New Orleans. The property sports a Spanish-style brick facade and features boutique guestrooms that surround a lush garden courtyard. Tucked away at the Mississippi River in the heart of the French Quarter, the Historic French Market Inn is a leisurely stroll from Jackson Square, Café Du Monde, the shops of Decatur Street, Riverwalk Marketplace Mall and the St. Louis Cathedral.