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Bourbon Orleans Hotel
3.5 out of 5
717 Orleans St., New Orleans, LA
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4.6/5Exceptional! (1,868 reviews)

"Great location. Not far from Jackson Square &Cafe du Monde."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Bourbon Orleans Hotel
The Olivier House Hotel
2.5 out of 5
828 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA
The price is $88 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (951 reviews)

"What an awesome place! My first time staying there and i will be back! Staff was great very helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

The Olivier House Hotel
French Market Inn
3 out of 5
509 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA
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4.6/5Wonderful! (1,530 reviews)

"Love the location and the rooms were comfortable. The staff are always helpful, this was 4th time staying at the hotel and I will be back."…"

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

French Market Inn
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
4 out of 5
214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA
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The price is $125 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,774 reviews)

"An elegant and beautiful hotel perfectly situated in the French Quarter. A great place to stay. On site restaurant was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
Melrose Mansion
3.5 out of 5
937 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA
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4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Great location easy access to everything!! We would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Melrose Mansion
Hotel Provincial
3 out of 5
1024 Rue Chartres, New Orleans, LA
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The price is $107 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (961 reviews)

"This hotel was very unique and we really enjoyed our stay. Hunter at valet was amazing and the whole staff was very helpful and friendly. They gave us many recommendations to restaurants and places to visit. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Hotel Provincial
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
4 out of 5
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA
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The price is $111 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,854 reviews)

"Staff was so accomadating; well sanitized; great pool."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Place d'Armes Hotel
3 out of 5
625 Saint Ann St, New Orleans, LA
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4.4/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"A group of us went for a birthday gathering. From the moment we checked in everyone was nice, polite, and helpful. I stayed in the inner room with no windows. It wasn't bad. Perfect for sleeping. It's super close to shopping, restaurants, the river, and museums. The trolly isn't to far if you want ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Place d'Armes Hotel
Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
3 out of 5
1234 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,762 reviews)

"This is an aging hotel. The rooms need some updating and are overdue for some deep cleaning. We have stayed here a number of times and intend to continue to do so. We hope the new owners take heed about the need for some room upgrades. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
Le Pavillon Hotel
4 out of 5
833 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA
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The price is $114 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,254 reviews)

"We loved our stay at the hotel. The Cover-19 pandemic put a damper on some of our stay due to everything being shut down"…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Le Pavillon Hotel
Lamothe House
3.5 out of 5
621 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA
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The price is $89 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Nice quiet place to stay. Comfortable bed clean room and nice pool and hot tub. Great old world feel and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Everything was within decent walking distance. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Lamothe House
Dauphine Orleans Hotel
3.5 out of 5
415 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,213 reviews)

"Excellent staff, anytime I had a question or needed assistance, staff was there and very kind! This was my first Visit to NOLA and Mardi Gras was NOT a disappointment 💜💚 👑 The staff was quick to give guidance on safety as well because of the volume of people on the streets during this week!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Dauphine Orleans Hotel
The Cornstalk Hotel
3 out of 5
915 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA
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4.2/5Excellent! (558 reviews)

"To stay at the Cornstalk was a real treat! The history and the age of the building just makes it more charming. It was nice to sit on the balcony and people watch. Parking is limited but the staff makes sure everyone fits. Hope to stay there again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

The Cornstalk Hotel
The Whitney Hotel
3.5 out of 5
610 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA
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4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
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"The night clerk was not very pleasant to deal with, ask a question and it was like your bothering her, the lady on the day shift was very helpful for a first time individual in New Orleans."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The Whitney Hotel
Hotel St. Pierre®, a French Quarter Inns® Hotel
3 out of 5
911 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA
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The price is $68 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,057 reviews)

"Everyone was so nice and helpful. We was near everything"…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Hotel St. Pierre®, a French Quarter Inns® Hotel
Hotel Royal
2.5 out of 5
1006 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA
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4/5Very Good! (1,096 reviews)

"Beautiful building and room with side street balcony. Wifi reception poorer the further from reception you get. Could've done with a coffee machine in the room rather than at reception. Beautiful and cooling courtyard with fountain to rest and relax in. Excellent location in French Quarter close ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Hotel Royal
Andrew Jackson Hotel®, a French Quarter Inns® Hotel
3 out of 5
919 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
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The price is $94 per night
3.8/5Good! (901 reviews)

"Our reservation here was canceled due to covid and when we got there the doors were locked. We called the number and were told it was transferred to Hotel St. Pierre. We hauled luggage there a few blocks away, but once there we were treated wonderfully and customer service was great. Our room was ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Andrew Jackson Hotel®, a French Quarter Inns® Hotel
Historic Streetcar Inn
2 out of 5
1509 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA
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3.2/5 (996 reviews)

"Definitely not what I expected from the pictures. But we had a great time for marti gras!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

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About New Orleans Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just going somewhere different for your trip, it can also be about experiencing the culture and history of a region. An ideal way to get an idea of the culture of a new place is to drench yourself in its history. Visiting the area's museums or landmarks is a good beginning, but staying in a New Orleans historic hotel can send you back to another time period. Pack your duffel (no need for a time machine) as your New Orleans historic hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

A night in one of these New Orleans historic accommodations can give you a feel for a past era right from the start. With unique architectures and locations in the center of New Orleans, it will become clear what makes New Orleans renowned. Fortunately, you won't have to live totally in the past. Although these hotels may be historic, they have many modern conveniences to help you relax during your holiday. You'll find rooms furnished with a cozy bed and just about anything else you might want for a marvelous visit.

Once you've checked-in and had time to look around your hotel, you can tour the famous landmarks and art museums to appreciate more of the region's culture. If you are a history buff, then you picked the right place. New Orleans has 28 historical buildings and landmarks nearby. After checking out places like U.S. Customhouse, New Orleans Branch U.S. Mint, and Gallier House you'll be able to pen your own history guide on New Orleans. Oh, and don't forget to add in a visit to Jackson Square. Searching for more things to do in New Orleans? You can find what fellow visitors thought were worth checking out in our review section. You'll find 22763 tips in our comment section on great spots to enjoy dinner, more sightseeing opportunities, and what they loved most about their visit.

Book a New Orleans Historic Hotel

New Orleans has 2355 vintage hotels that have the feel and look of another era. Some of these hotels are where notable actors may have stayed. You're sure to find a room with all the in-room amenities and the traits you wish for. Be sure to reserve your New Orleans vintage hotel soon, or you may miss out on a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to New Orleans?
Those who want a tour of historical sites will not be disappointed in a trip to New Orleans. And while you’re here, you can check out the renowned jazz scene and fascinating museums. You can also discover the great live music in this walkable area.
What's the best place to stay in New Orleans to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Le Pavillon Hotel is a top 4-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers free WiFi. Bourbon Street is a short 7-minute walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans and Hotel St. Pierre®, a French Quarter Inns® Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in New Orleans?
New Orleans has 2352 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 247 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in New Orleans?
New Orleans is notable for landmarks like Bourbon Street, Cafe Du Monde, and Frenchmen Street. Known for its live music and jazz scene, cultural venues include National World War II Museum, Saenger Theatre, and New Orleans Museum of Art. Other popular sights include Canal Street and Port of New Orleans.
What is a historic hotel like in New Orleans?
Guests who choose historic hotels have the opportunity to stay in a place that’s been recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs, or skyscrapers — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in New Orleans typically retain original elements like traditional architecture and period features in their communal spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasize the physical building and architecture. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value that the place has and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in New Orleans have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d find in a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. In New Orleans, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown.

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