A simple choice for those looking to stay in the thick of it all while staying on a budget, the Residence Inn along downtown’s St. Joseph Street is the perfect way to get to know the city. Look forward to bright views from your room, free hot breakfast, and chic suites that offer the full experience. Located within a warehouse, the hotel is a piece of art in itself – take that art with you everywhere you go, whether you’re traveling to the New Orleans Convention Center for work or getting ready for downtown debauchery with friends. The hotel also offers airport shuttles, which goes a long way due to NOLA International’s whopping twenty-mile distance from the area.
See even more by taking advantage of the trolleys along Julia Street, located down the street and next-door to The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk. Those looking for something fun after work should head to Mardi Gras World, located next-door to the convention center and home to a massive warehouse space filled with year-round workers crafting floats for the annual parade. If you find yourself in the thick of it all during Mardi Gras, look forward to good times on Bourbon Street, whether that means sightseeing with a glass of water or hitting up as many bars as you can. End the evening with a bite to remember, walking down the street for instant access to Emeril’s, home to iconic Louisiana-fare and run by the acclaimed chef.
Residence Inn by Marriott New Orleans Downtown
345 St Joseph St, New Orleans, LA 70130