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The Olivier House Hotel
2.5 out of 5
828 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA, 70112
The price is $149 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.8/5 Exceptional! (1,274 reviews)
"The property was very charming and quaint. The elevator left alot to be desired, but thats no surprise in those old buildings. They at least had one and it was functional, unlike most of the other properties in the area. There were super friendly cats roaming the property, which I loved. They had ..."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
4 out of 5
214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
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The price is $199 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,329 reviews)
"The rooftop Pool is fabulous!!! The drinks at the pool are way over priced!"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

French Market Inn
3 out of 5
509 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA, 70130
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The price is $149 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,006 reviews)
"Clean, friendly staff. Awesome rooms. Awesome value. Awesome courtyard with a pool. Close to everything. Will definitely be back."

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

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Bourbon Orleans Hotel
4 out of 5
717 Orleans St., New Orleans, LA, 70116
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The price is $159 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,415 reviews)
"Cleanliness of the hotel. Friendly atmosphere."

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

Le Richelieu in the French Quarter
3 out of 5
1234 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA, 70116
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,000 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

Lamothe House
3.5 out of 5
621 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA, 70116
The price is $99 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.3/5 Excellent! (997 reviews)
"My second time staying at this property & it keeps amazing me ! It is so beautiful & clean ! 10/10 recommend"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Le Pavillon New Orleans
4 out of 5
833 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA, 70112
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The price is $103 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,176 reviews)
"Excellent hotel!"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

The Cornstalk Hotel
3 out of 5
915 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70116
4.2/5 Excellent! (559 reviews)
"I loved this historical house, the staff did an amazing job at keeping it clean and presentable. 10/10 would stay here again."

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Hotel St. Pierre®, a French Quarter Inns® Hotel
3 out of 5
911 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA, 70116
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $104 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
Awesome spot in French Quarter
"Service here was awesome! They were so kind and helpful! Rooms are unique and beautiful. Gated entrance made us feel comfortable! We will be back again!"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2022

Historic Streetcar Inn
2 out of 5
1509 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA, 70130
3.2/5 (994 reviews)
"***BEWARE***We recently stayed at the Historic Streetcar Inn New Orleans while spending a couple days in New Orleans waiting to depart on a Cruise for our daughters Wedding. Now I “get” the New Orleans “Historic Charm” but was beyond that! Just plain dirty. Our first room had some sort of something ..."

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

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New Orleans Historic Hotels information


Historic Hotels in New Orleans


Highest price $199
Cheapest price $99
Number of guest reviews 10750
Total number of hotels in New Orleans 3116


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 entertainment choices and great live music. You can also discover the fascinating museums in this walkable area.

What's the best place to stay in New Orleans to learn about local history?

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a top 4.5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 4 restaurants and free WiFi. Bourbon Street is a short walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Maison de Ville and Audubon Cottages and Amazing 7 BR - Next to Frenchman St.

How many historically relevant hotels are there in New Orleans?

New Orleans has 3182 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 88 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, Saenger Theatre, and Saint Louis Cathedral. Known for its live music and jazz scene, cultural venues include National World War II Museum, Audubon Insectarium, and Historic Voodoo Museum. Other popular sights include Canal Street and Caesars Superdome.

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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