Vital Facts and Numbers
Country: United States
Currency: American Dollar ($)
Dialling Code: +1
Emergency Number: 911
Where To Stay
Henry Howard Hotel
This 1860s townhouse-style mansion is located in the historic Lower Garden District and offers 18 stylish, light-filled bedrooms. Rooms are decorated with local original artworks, as well as vintage and custom furniture.
Address: 2041 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Telephone: +1 504-313-1577
The Old Number 77 Hotel and Chandlery
With hardwood floors, vintage decor and exposed-brick walls, this trendy hotel was once a warehouse, and is just a few blocks from the vibrant French Quarter. The hotel’s walls are adorned with artworks by local student artists, and there is a Caribbean-inspired restaurant on site.
Address: 535 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Telephone: +1 504-527-5271
Located in downtown New Orleans, close to the French Quarter and the Superdome, this boutique hotel has 35 rooms and is set within a refurbished 1840s Creole townhouse. Rooms are sleek and modern with rustic touches. All bathrooms have rainfall shower heads and some rooms have private balconies.
Address: 914 Union St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Telephone: +1 504-603-2442
Where To Eat
Renowned chef Susan Spicer and her team whip up inventive, international dishes with a New Orleans twist, served in a smart eatery with outdoor seating available in a leafy courtyard.
Address: 900 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
Telephone: +1 504-224-2633
La Petite Grocery
Modern Louisiana favourites, like shellfish stew and roasted lamb chops, served up in a charming 1800s cottage, which was once a grocery store.
Address: 4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115, USA
Telephone: +1 504-891-3377
This slick, modern establishment has high ceilings and an open kitchen, and offers 12 to 15 course chef’s tasting menus which change daily.
Address: 1800 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Telephone: +1 504-309-7800
What To Do
Discover the fascinating history of this unique city by taking a stroll among the dead. While New Orleans has several cemeteries, Metairie Cemetery is considered the most beautiful. Explore intricate marble tombs, elaborate statues and the graves of notable people who once called New Orleans home, including actors, politicians and artists.
Address: 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
Delve into the curious world of voodoo at this Cultural Centre and Collection. Peruse potions, candles, soaps and voodoo dolls as you learn more about the role voodoo has played in New Orleans over the years. Rituals, readings and consultations are available as well.
Address: 612 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Phone: +1 504-522-2111
With The Family
Airboat Adventures Swamp Tour
Jump aboard a thrilling fan boat and explore the Louisiana swamps and bayous. Get up close to the local wildlife, including alligators, snakes and turtles. Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs are available.
Address: 5145 Fleming Park Rd. Lafitte, LA 70067
Telephone: +1 504-689-2005
This vibrant amusement park is open seasonally and located within New Orleans City Park. There are 16 different rides on offer, including bumper cars, a ferris wheel and an antique carousel.
Address: 7 Victory Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
Phone: +1 504-483-9402
New Orleans is the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1.167 million in the metropolitan area, it’s the 46th largest in the country.
New Orleans has one of the world’s biggest and busiest ports, and maritime industry is the lifeblood of the city. New Orleans contributes significantly to the USA’s oil refining and petrochemical production, and is also a corporate base for both offshore and onshore natural gas and petroleum production. The city is home to the headquarters for the Fortune 500 company, Entergy.
Higher education and healthcare are important industries for the region, as is tourism. In fact, in 2015, visitors to New Orleans spent $7.05 billion dollars and 80,000 jobs in the city at this time were within the hospitality sectors. These numbers continue to climb.
In 2014, New Orleans ranked number 41 in the list of American Metropolitan areas in order of the highest GDP.
New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 2020 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Opening Hours: Open Monday – Saturday: 8.30am – 5pm
Phone: +1 504-566-5011
Thinking about planning a meeting, event or conference in New Orleans, or anywhere else in the world? Please contact the Caxton Manor team. We’d love to help!