New Orleans is home to some of the world’s most unique hotels. Embodying all the qualities of the Big Easy’s French Quarter, the hotels live in the architectural heart of the city, bursting with the glamour, charm and bohemian aspects that typify the area. Culture Trip picks the top 10 hotels in the Quarter, all offering their own unique vision of the city and steps away from the most iconic New Orleans spots.
Located in Jackson Square, the Place d’Armes Hotel is ideally located for those looking to be directly among the tourist highlights of the French Quarter. The hotel offers rooms with balcony views looking out to the streets, as well as rooms overlooking their lush, exotic courtyard and pool. For location, Place d’Armes places guests in the most convenient position for the shops and restaurants in the center of the Quarter and envelops visitors completely in the bustle of the stunning Jackson Square.
Hotel Villa Convento’s position on Ursulines Avenue is only just around the corner from the French Market and the lively Decatur Street. With wonderful balcony views of the French Quarter, Hotel Villa Convento is also rumored to be the legendary House of the Rising Sun, a song made famous by the Animals and Dolly Parton. Architecturally a Creole Townhouse in traditional French Quarter style, listen as the history tours below discuss the building on a quiet evening or relax in the brick courtyard open to visitors.