Luke A. said, "...Hi Diana, The French Quarter and Central Business District are the first options for areas to stay. They are at the heart of the city and in close proximity to numerous restaurants and bars. The downside is that you might find the..." See More
Taylor G. said, "...they are historic and a cool part of the tourist experience. There's plenty of interesting historic things to see in the French Quarter as well as several quality museums and wonderful restaurants... enjoy!!..." See More
Ari Paul G. said, "...Two ways to think about this: 1) the French Quarter is the typical new orleans experience but most tourists only stick to bourbon street. There is a ton in the french quarter and Marignythat is off Bourbon Street that is pretty authentic..." See More
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Josh B. said, "...as much as possible, but you'll still have a blast! Here are some suggestions. Accomodations I would recommend staying in the French Quarter. One of the more affordable hotels in that are would be the The Westin New Orleans Canal Place...." See More
Stacey W. said, "...You can't do NOLA without visiting the French Quarter. Be sure and go to see the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Beignets at Café du Monde, drinks at Old Absinthe House, Oysters at Acme Oyster House, hangover burger and baked potato at..." See More
Josh R. said, "...White Linen night the week before on Julia St. You have a week, so plenty of time. Get out of the French Quarter. You could immerse yourself bouncing from cafe to cafe reading some Tennessee Williams or John Kennedy Toole's Confederacy..." See More
Kristal S. said, "...Hi Dianne, I recently visited NOLA and while the French Quarter is where everyone goes I would make sure you check out Frenchmen Street, there are more locals, the clubs are less crowded and it's not as rowdy. I also loved the..." See More
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Rudy A. said, "...for some good music and interesting nightlife. Also, try the chargrilled oysters at Felix's Restaurant. Of course, you have to experience French Quarter! It's a great city. Enjoy!..." See More
Nathan A. said, "...only $1 (or maybe free?) and feels like a place from another era. Lots of shotgun houses. Just walking through the French Quarter at night yields so many clubs and great music with no cover charge. Explore as many as possible! Don't..." See More
Jeremi R. said, "...New Orleans is a great place to just be there and hang out. If you go to the French Quarter, there's a lot to do within walking distance. There's obviously the nightlife, but there's a ton of great restaurants, there's Jackson..." See More
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norman h. said, "...HI!! Melissa, Yes the French Quarter is a nice place to shop but the area is call the French Market Pl on Decatur st. up from the Jackson square, lots of local stuff and more, Best street for Antiques is Royal St..." See More
Lauren F. said, "...for some beautiful pottery was Derby Pottery and Tile. You can find lots of antique shops along Royal St in the French Quarter. You can catch some great live music along the street as you shop!..." See More
Allison B. said, "...A lot of art galleries are located on Royal in the French Quarter For shopping I like to head over to Magazine Street There are lots of cute local shops there. Another great shopping area is French Market Parts of it are..." See More
3 mentions in Best Places to Stay for under $125/night in New Orleans?
David G. said, "...The Quality Inn & Suites Maison St. Charles is in an excellent location for accessing downtown/ French Quarter areas as well as Magazine Street and Garden District. The St Charles Ave Streetcar line stops right in front of the property...." See More
Rachel G. said, "...It's going to be hard finding a place to stay in the French Quarter for under $125 a night. It's a very nice place with a lot of expensive hotels! Although you may be able to find something at the Prince Conti..." See More
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Josh B. said, "...info based on these answers but here is some general info on my favorites: Accomodations I would recommend staying in the French Quarter. One of the more affordable hotels in that are would be the The Westin New Orleans Canal Place...." See More
norman h. said, "...any hotel on Canal St close to Miss. River and Harrah's Casino has nice hotel, Things to do? walk around the French Quarter, and French Market Pl. Trick to beat the heat? Get a Snow Ball and go sit by the..." See More
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Phil L. said, "...To soak up the flavor of New Orleans, just walk the famous French Quarter and stop in at the famous Café du Monde for a beignet, click the link below. http://www.cafedumonde.com/beignets..." See More
Laura W. said, "...I spent a few days in New Orleans last week and of course you have to do the French Quarter, I recommend to take a tour to know more of the history of the city. It is too touristy but it's..." See More
Scott M. said, "...prices drop dramatically, by and large. I've stayed in both places, for work, and they are 15ish minute drives to the French Quarter or Garden District. You can also find good deals in the touristy areas from time to time, but that..." See More
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Sidney R. said, "...Children's Museum is in biz district easily accessible; a ride on the streetcar might be enjoyable; a carriage ride in the French Quarter (board at Jackson Sq.); the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium(Canal St) is great for kids & adults - also..." See More
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Josh R. said, "...Christmas here. If you are trying to save $$ over five days try not to stay at the boutiques in the French Quarter. I would look at Air B&B for places in Bywater or Marigny. You might be able to find..." See More
Valerie A. said, "...to me by Amy Winehouse on my birthday! If you're not too creeped out, check out some voodoo shops in the French Quarter. My favorite was Boutique Du Vampyre...some weird findings in that shop. Hope you have fun on your trip!..." See More
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Valerie A. said, "...Hey Nathan New Orleans will be so fun for a Bachelor party. The French Quarter is where you want to stay, although, may be expensive. Windsor Court Hotel or The Roosevelt New Orleans would be really cool and central places. Great thing..." See More
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