Celebrate Irish History in New Orleans this St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate Irish History in New Orleans this St. Patrick’s Day

If there is one thing we have an abiding love of, it’s history. While we’ve been standing tall on Royal Street since 1886, the history of the Irish in New Orleans goes back even further. A Brief History of the Irish in New Orleans Irish immigrants have...
An Intertwined History: Hotel Monteleone and Mardi Gras

An Intertwined History: Hotel Monteleone and Mardi Gras

Hotel Monteleone is a family-owned property with a rich history that started in Sicily, Italy. We’ve found over the years that our own hotel’s history has coincided with the history of Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Learn more about the deeply intertwined history of Hotel...
7 New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions and Their History

7 New Orleans Mardi Gras Traditions and Their History

The countdown to Mardi Gras in New Orleans is well underway! As you plan for parades and mark the days until Fat Tuesday (February 28, 2017), learn about some of the most famous Mardi Gras traditions and where they came from. 1. Mardi Gras Krewes A Krewe is an...
7 Romantic New Orleans Date Night Ideas

7 Romantic New Orleans Date Night Ideas

You never need an occasion to set aside a romantic evening for you and your favorite plus one, and New Orleans offers up plenty of romance year-round. There are lots of ways to spend Valentine’s Day in New Orleans, and even more ways to connect as a couple after the...
Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Plan for Parades with Our Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras only lasts a day (Tuesday, February 28, 2017), but Carnival season spans weeks, giving our hotel guests ample opportunities to check out a parade or two (or three). We’ve put together a Mardi Gras parade schedule for the whole season of parades rolling in...