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French Quarter

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The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife and the finest art galleries and restaurants in...more
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Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 833-218-3421
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Reviewed today via mobile

The French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carré ("Old Square") or Vieux Carré Historic District, is the oldest section of the City of New Orleans. Founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, New Orleans developed around the Vieux Carré, the city's central...More

Thank Juanjose H
Reviewed today

The historic heart of New Orleans, cast iron balconies, cajun food, street musicians and bars galore. People watching at its finest and always something going on. shops and galleries are everywhere. It was a fun-filled destination on our trip to NOLA. So much so, we...More

Thank shearpamela
Reviewed today

Good food, local talent, amazing night life you really get the flavor of New Orleans, you can get anywhere in the city on the trolly system.

Thank barbie44512
Reviewed yesterday

Stale beer, drunk people, T-shirt shops are the rule. History, great eats, and totally unique entertainment is also the rule. Fun is where you find it!

Thank John R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Quarter for 3 days and seems it was not enough. Walking down the streets with fabulous buildings and cajun cuisine restaurants could last mire days. We enjoyed the mood snd the look of the buildings. It is still not really France but......More

Thank Darek_Swidnica
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed in Canal and Royal for a few days and spent time exploring FQ. Be sure to take the side streets to find yummy food, great music and unique shops.

Reviewed yesterday

The French Quarter is a large area with both busy, crazy, noisy sections and quiet, subdued and non crowded sections. We stayed at the Homewood Suites on East Rampart St which was the northern boarder of the Quarter. It was a nice, relatively quiet area...More

Thank Nadenodrac
Reviewed yesterday

There are many quaint and interesting shops in the French Quarter. There was local entertainment on the corners and restaurants with local Louisiana eats.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Used to be my favourite place in the world, however, bourbon street is appalling now. That said, you don’t need to go far to get back to the roots and the proper Nawlins. Frenchmen’s is excellent and what the quarter used to be like...real music...More

Thank Deepseadiverdave
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a blast shopping. Take lots of money because there are plenty of bargains you are going to want to enjoy! You should also have at least one meal at the French Market Cafe.

Thank onceaponamemory
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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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25 September 2018|
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Response from StlBluesTraveler | Reviewed this property |
I second JohnandJane's response. It's nothing to write home about as a venue, you'll most likely be standing, and it can become ponderously hot. But the music is excellent and shouldn't be missed if you care about such... More
Mary H
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Try the free spot hero app—saved vs hotel parking ($104 total for 3 day vs $38/nt hotel) and was still in and out access with valet within a block of the hotel. We have used this in Chicago and happy it is here in NOLA too... More