With balconies overlooking antique shop-strewn Royal Street, Andrew Jackson Hotel is a block from Bourbon Street and approximately 15 miles from New Orleans International Airport. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is within walking distance of the French Market, Jackson Square, and the Riverfront.The hotel was the famous courthouse where Major General Andrew Jackson was indicted for contempt of court and charged with obstruction of justice. Jackson incurred the charges of obstruction when he imprisoned the judge who had charged him with contempt. When the future President of the United States appeared in court, he refused to answer the interrogatories and promptly received a fine of 1,000. Hotel amenities include the 18th-century furnishings, gas-lit courtyard, and complimentary continental breakfast. All rooms are non-smoking and feature cable TV, central air and heat, ceiling fans, telephones, and private bathrooms.