Set on St Charles Avenue in New Orleans’ Garden District this art deco hotel boasts air-conditioned rooms with ten-foot ceilings, separate seating areas, refrigerators and microwaves or guests can choose to upgrade to a suite with a lavish hot tub overlooking the avenue. After a busy day of sightseeing guests can spend some quiet time in the library before dining in the traditional restaurant and preparing for a night soaking up some of the renowned nightlife and soulful jazz music in one of the city’s world-class venues.
Why we recommend the Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
- Charming Art Deco hotel
- Located in the Garden District
- Rooms with high ceilings
- Close to renowned jazz clubs and nightlife
- Library and restaurant
Attractions near the Clarion Hotel Grand Boutique
Historic house hunting
Take a wander out of the hotel and explore the picturesque Lower Garden District. The streets are lined with stunning houses and the area is dotted with tropical gardens ideal for an afternoon picnic. Foodies and art lovers are typically drawn to the many boutique shops, unique gallery spaces, and quality restaurants and bars.
Head to Magazine Street for a day of shopping and dining, and be sure to visit Coliseum Square to admire the historic homes. Don’t miss the Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion on Charles Avenue, which dates back to 1869. This elegant residence has hosted a number of notable receptions including several visits from former US President Jefferson Davis.
Stepping back in time
The Laura Plantation was built in 1805 and this historic Creole sugar farm and plantation house has been home to generations of Creole women, slaves and children, many of whom you can learn about on a guided tour.
Based on documents found in the French National Archives and the memories of the property’s former owner Laura, the tour outlines many true and personal stories, while painting a vivid picture of the past. There are 11 historic buildings to visit, which are all listed on the National Register.
|Laundry service||Wheel chair access in hotel|
|Balcony / terrace (some rooms)||Concierge|
|Recreation game room||Health club or gym|
|Parking valet||Parking cost applicable|
|Microwave (some rooms)||Refrigerator|
|Internet (wireless)||Cable TV|
|Iron and ironing board||In room safe|
|Tea and coffee making facilities||Internet (common wireless)|