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Bourbon Street

New Orleans, LA
+1 504-524-0010
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Bourbon Street Pub Crawl
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French Quarter Culinary Cocktails and Cemetery Tour
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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“party street” (51 reviews)
“people watching” (193 reviews)
“mardi gras” (234 reviews)
New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 504-524-0010
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Bourbon street a few days ago. Unfortunately, we were not able to get the full essence of the atmosphere, as half of the street was closed off for repair work. It is an interesting place though. I can now imagine how packed it...More

Thank Walt H
Reviewed yesterday

We visited Bourbon Street late in the afternoon so it wasn't the same Bourbon Street experience that you would have later at night. I liked it though because it was clean and pleasant to walk around without worrying about who might run into you or...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed being on Bourbon Street but it felt like deja vu. My feeling was that I had been transported from watching a movie or TV to actually being in in the movie. My wife and talk to someone who warned her about pickpockets...More

Thank Rod S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On our first trip to New Orleans we wanted to stay right on Bourbon Street and weren't disappointed! Always lively with something to do. Great to walk and stop for a drink and hear any type of music you could want to hear. Does get...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Disappointed for our trip this time. Usually like to visit Bourbon Street as part of the NOLA experience, taking in a few of the bars, catching lunch and visiting some of the shops, however, this time the street was completely torn up with large high...More

Thank LBG8ator
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is mecca for bachelor, bachelorettes and special birthdays! The whole street is one big party, the cocktails are to die for, from clubs to gentlemen's clubs, from live singing to beads falling from everywhere telling how pretty or wanted you are. You can...More

Thank seseme
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bourbon Street is a blast! If you arrive close to dusk and decide to stay, forget the comments about the street being dirty and decadent. That's exactly what it was! If you aren't prudish, you will be swept up by the spectacle. It's rude, noisy,...More

Thank Bill Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not at all what I expected. First of all, over half is blocked by high black construction tarps so it you can't take good pictures or really see a lot of it. Why on earth the city would take on this project in the summer...More

Thank Cbjhome
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You hear a lot about this street but it's so famous you have to take a stroll. We did on a weekday during the day so it was really tame. But still some live music and interesting shops, etc. We enjoyed Fishermen's St area better.

Thank Jeffsterlaw
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had high hopes but really it was dirty the street smelled like pee.The drunken boobs flashing is to be expected but i didn't like that the bouncers were recording the ladies

Thank Shirley A
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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Cynthia m
Things to do for kids ages 10 -14
16 June 2017|
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Response from melligo2 | Reviewed this property |
One place we went to that a kid would love is the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Cajun Swamp tours, Haunted History Walking Tour (not scary), St. Louis #1 Cemetery tour, National World War 2 museum, Mardi Gras... More
Jody B
What night tends to have a bigger crowd? Friday or Saturday or about the same?
21 February 2017|
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Response from BradFr | Reviewed this property |
We left on Saturday morning. Friday was crowded!
Michelle A
Coming to New Orleans for the first time in June celebrating a 50th Birthday with the girls. Looking for a HOTEL with a pool that is near all the action. Walking distance to everything. Safe area at night. Looking to have a fun time with the girls. ANY SUGGESTIONS TO A GREAT HOTEL???? also any suggestions on things to do or places to go would be helpful! Thank you! M
7 February 2017|
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Response from Gayla-Texas | Reviewed this property |
I didn't check out the pool area but they have one. You may be able to see a pic on Hotel Monteleone's website. This is a great hotel for a girls weekend. It's safe and perfectly located. Of course do Bourbon St one night... More