5 Romantic Things To Do This Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

5 Romantic Things To Do This Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

What could be more romantic than whisking your sweetheart away for Valentine’s Day to a weekend in New Orleans, one of the most magical cities in the country? New Orleans is built for love and romance. Amidst historic French Quarter streets, the Hotel Monteleone...
5 Ways to Experience Mardi Gras at Hotel Monteleone

5 Ways to Experience Mardi Gras at Hotel Monteleone

Carnival season spans the whole city of New Orleans, and even other areas within the south like Mobile, Alabama (home of the very first American Mardi Gras in 1703) and along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. However, you won’t need to travel far and wide to experience an...
Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras only lasts a day, but Carnival season spans weeks, giving our hotel guests ample opportunities to check out a parade or two (or three). You’ll also have a chance to try king cake throughout the Carnival season. Some of our favorites are from Haydel’s...
Top 10 Historic French Quarter Hidden Gems

Top 10 Historic French Quarter Hidden Gems

The French Quarter is chock-full of history. So full, in fact, that it’s hard to even know where to begin. We’re making it a little easier with our list of the top 10 historic hidden gems in the French Quarter. Whether you scope them out all in one day or...
Kick Off Carnival Season with Twelfth Night in New Orleans

Kick Off Carnival Season with Twelfth Night in New Orleans

While Fat Tuesday doesn’t take place until February 28, 2017, Carnival season officially kicks off each year on January 6, also known as Twelfth Night. Throughout most of the Christian world, Twelfth Night is otherwise known as the Feast of the Epiphany, and it...
Holiday Cocktail Recipes: New Orleans Style

Holiday Cocktail Recipes: New Orleans Style

The holidays are stunningly beautiful in New Orleans, full of lights, events, and traditions like Reveillon dinners. Our on-site restaurant Criollo offers a multi-course Reveillon Dinner bursting with elegant, authentic Creole flavors, so it’s hard to imagine...