We had a great vacation staying at the Frenchman Orleans. Talk about being right in the action. There will be some noise. Mostly live jazz coming from the street! Less touristy than Bourbon Street, your front hallway balcony drapes right over Frenchman Street. Don't get me wrong, it's still touristy, but it's more the music lovers that could actually blend as possibly being a local. It is a great location because you are steps away from the Spotted Cat, Snug Harbor, The Blue Nile, & the Three Muses. They all have live sets of music & only on Friday & Sat does the street noise elevate to a level of Bourbon street.
There is a pool & a hot tub, both outdoors, 24 hrs. & no time limit. Parking is behind the building & we paid half of the average price of other hotels.
We had one of the "older decor" rooms. The desk clerk told me that a resort is buying 2 per year & remodeling them. Ours was dingy, but clean. We saw inside the newer ones & they were beautiful. Flat screens, new appliances, updated lighting etc. Either way, you have everything you need to cook, do laundry, shower & sleep comfortably. Air conditioner worked good & the courtyard/fountain inside was beautiful. We brought our bikes & they were safe, even if unlocked, inside the locked gate, under the stairs.
The neighborhood is called the Marigny & is home to some good restaurants, a dry cleaners, a a a small grocery/bodega, a bicycle repair shop, cafe's and an antique store. Plus you are one block from the French Quarter.
Location is the real gem for this property. It seems to be run well & the staff made every attempt to make our stay worry free. I definetely would stat there again~
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Festiva Hospitality Group is proud to introduce its very own Frenchmen Orleans. Within walking distance of all the world-famous French Quarter attractions and the newly acclaimed cultural and arts district of Frenchmen Street, the Frenchmen Orleans is as close to the action of New Orleans as you can be! Whether you’re there for shopping, history, architecture, music, art, sightseeing or Mardi Gras, the Frenchmen Orleans is the perfect home base for a stay in the Big Easy for any interest and age group.After a busy day enjoying the sights and sounds of the city you may wish to take advantage of the Frenchmen Orleans’ private courtyard, pool and spa; or perhaps you want to enjoy a quiet evening inside preparing a meal in your fully equipped kitchen. Regardless, our staff is committed to your comfort and convenience during your stay.Connect with Festiva Hospitality Group on the major social networking sites. Festiva is very active on following and updating new and information so you will never lose track of events and specials. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Frenchmen Orleans At 519, a Festiva Hotel New Orleans