French Quarter Festival 2014

As a proud sponsor of French Quarter Festival, Hotel Monteleone is happy to welcome all for a fun-filled weekend of food, music, and more! French Quarter Fest kicks off April 10 and includes four fabulous days of events taking place all throughout the French Quarter. This neighborhood celebration has been going on for more than 30 years and is known as New Orleans’ largest free festival. Admission to the festival is free of charge, inviting music fans of all ages to come and go as they please. The festival area extends across the French Quarter, from Bourbon Street to the Mississippi Riverfront. French Quarter Fest 2014: Music This year’s French Quarter Festival invites over 80 musicians to 20 different stages strategically located throughout the French Quarter. This year’s lineup does not disappoint, featuring a headlining appearance from legendary Dr. John for the first time since 1987. Other top names from the French Quarter Fest 2014 lineup: Lionel Ferbos and the Louisiana Shakers Chris Owens Irvin Mayfield & The Jazz Playhouse Revue Tim Laughlin Irma Thomas Charmaine Neville The Dukes of Dixieland Donald Harrison, Jr. The Ronnie Kole Show Jeremy Davenport Joe Krown, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, & Russell Batiste The Dixie Cups Blues Masters featuring “Big Al” Carson Lena Prima Dash Rip Rock Astral Project New Birth Brass Band + Many, many more! Check out the official French Quarter Fest lineup here. French Quarter Fest 2014: Food Over 60 food vendors will be featured at this year’s fest, passing out delicious treats from alligator sausage and po-boys to sno-balls and daiquiris. Special vendors include Arnaud’s, Galatoire’s, and Restaurant R’evolution. Check...

Mardi Gras in New Orleans – February 12, 2013

It’s Carnival Time in New Orleans Throw me somethin’ mister — catch all the Mardi Gras action at Hotel Monteleone! Our French Quarter hotel is located just a block off Bourbon Street, Hotel Monteleone is in the middle of everything purple, green and gold. Mardi Gras Day this year is on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. Book your stay now for the five day extravaganza, as you won’t want to miss a minute of the fun.  While you’re here, stop by the Carousel Bar & Lounge and ask one of our bartenders to mix up something purple, green or gold for you!   We’re Where to Stay for Mardi Gras 2013 If you are booking a stay at a French Quarter hotel for Mardi Gras, make sure that you get into town before the Friday before Fat Tuesday.  Friday is when the walking Parades start moving and the festivities really get going. In addition, catch Pete Fountain and his Half Fast Walking Club in the Hotel Monteleone lobby at around noon on Fat Tuesday. For reservations to stay at the Hotel Monteleone, visit our Reservations page, call 1-800-535-9595 or email reservations@hotelmonteleone.com.   Mardi Gras Parade Krewes 2013 Parade Schedule Here is a full list of other Mardi Gras parades running through New Orleans.  Happy Mardi Gras 2013! Saturday – Jan 19 – Krewe du Vieux – French Quarter – 6:30 pm Sunday – Jan 20 – Krewe of Little Rascals – Metairie – 12:00 noon Friday – Jan 25 – Krewe of Cork– French Quarter – 3:00pm Oshun – Friday Jan 25 – Uptown – 6:00 pm Cleopatra – West Bank – 6:30 pm Friday – Feb...

New Orleans for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, whisk your sweetheart off his/her feet with a romantic getaway to the Hotel Monteleone. Our Romantic Interlude package includes a two-night stay, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries on arrival, dinner at Arnaud’s Restaurant, and breakfast at Brennan’s Restaurant! Click “Book Now” to make your reservations early to stay overnight with us or have dinner with us as this is sure to be a sell-out! Above features are $139 per person (not including accommodations). A two night minimum stay must be added. 14-day advance purchase required. *Package is not available during special events such as Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, etc. For reservations and information call 800-535-9595, Fax 504-528-1019; Email reservations@hotelmonteleone.com For a customized itinerary to your perfect New Orleans Valentine’s Day be sure to “Ask Our...

Pet Friendly Hotel Monteleone

Hotel Monteleone is now offering pet packages for four-legged guests New Orleans, La. – The Historic Hotel Monteleone is pleased to offer pet packages to pamper your favorite four-legged friends. As a pet friendly hotel, the Monteleone allows guests to bring their entire family to stay, pets included. When you and your furry friends check in, you will receive as special treat. Monte’s Pet Package. Monte’s Pet Package includes a mat for your pooch to rest its bones on, monogrammed water and food bowls, a chew toy, a bag of gourmet treats, waste bags and a brochure of pet friendly attractions in the city. Guests are free to take these gifts home with them after their stay the Monteleone has pet-friendly floors, allowing your pup or feline to mix and mingle with other visiting pets. Save yourself the hassle of finding a pet sitter or booking a kennel during your next vacation in New Orleans. “The Hotel Monteleone prides itself on offering exceptional service to all of our guests, including pets, “says Andrea Thornton, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Hotel Monteleone. “We want everyone who stays with us to feel welcome to bring along their pets to experience everything that New Orleans has to offer.” The French Quarter is a great place to visit with your pets. Everything is in walking distance and there is a lot to see. You can also take the street car uptown to Audubon Park. For more pet friendly attractions and restaurants here is some listings to get you started. Pet Friendly New Orleans Attractions City Park Tchopitoules Dog Park Cabrini Park...

New Orleans Saints Hotel

The New Orleans Saints go together like Red Beans and Rice or French Bread and Roast Beef. The Hotel Monteleone and the New Orleans Saints gave away tickets and hotel rooms to whomever signed up on our website here and over 3,000 people participated. The comments where great. Check them out here! If you are planning to make a playoff game or you just want to be next door in the French Quarter for the pre and post game celebrations then there is no better place to call home than the Hotel Monteleone. Not only is the Hotel the oldest family run Hotel in the city but the Hotel Monteleone is huge fans of the Saints. I mean just look at the colors of the website. Who Dat! To book a room just use the Booking widget on the left of the screen. You will be directed to our booking system. You can also make a reservation by clicking...