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New Orleans is touted as “The City of Second Chances” and is a fascinating destination. You’ll find a city full of influences from around the world including Africa, the Caribbean, and Europe.
You can fill your nights in dark jazz clubs, discover history in the downtown neighborhoods, and of course, take in your fill of local culinary delights such as gumbo and jambalaya. The Big Easy is as charming as it is influential and you’ll find cheap flights to New Orleans and no lack of cheap hotels in New Orleans. From many of these hotels, you can set your central home base and set out to explore all the delights of New Orleans.
Explore Bourbon Street from the New Orleans Marriott
The New Orleans Marriott is located just steps from the famous Bourbon Street area and other Big Easy attractions. The hotel has more than 1,300 rooms and suites.
While this may be one of the least expensive lodging options in the area, there is no lack of amenities. You’ll find a wine bar for the adults and the Nickelodeon Your Stay program for the younger set.
There’s also a fully equipped fitness center for those wanting to stay up on their exercise regimes while on vacation. Business travelers will love the convenience of the on-site business center.
If you are a Marriott member, using your accumulated points will make this an even more affordable stay.
The Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue is Centrally Located in the Downtown Area
The Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue is located right in the middle of downtown New Orleans where you will be right in the center of all that is New Orleans. The French Quarter is just a short two-block walk where you can find restaurants, shopping, and of course, the live music that made New Orleans famous.
At the hotel, you will not lack for amenities. Take a few laps in the pool or soak in the hot tub. Get in some cardio at the fitness center. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at the Luke Restaurant, known for serving some of the best cuisine in the city.
The 250 rooms are equipped with touches such as the Suite Dreams mattresses, complimentary Internet access and more.
Enjoy the Art and Culture Surrounding the Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
The Omni Royal Crescent Hotel is located in the heart of New Orleans’ art district. You can visit many different galleries that are just a short walk from the hotel. Restaurants, pubs, and shopping are also located nearby.
The Omni Royal Crescent Hotel touts itself as a boutique hotel and its amenities are numerous. There’s a fully equipped fitness center, although if you prefer to workout in private, simply request an in-room workout kit.
Dine on gourmet burgers at the Dress It Restaurant, where you can build your own burger. The restaurant also offers salads, soups, and local crab cakes.
The Omni Royal Crescent offers 997 rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, plush mattresses, and Internet access.