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Where to stay in New Orleans

If you're a first time visitor to New Orleans, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in New Orleans.

What's the best area of New Orleans to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around New Orleans are:

Here's what Trippy members had to say:

"I've stayed in both places, for work, and they are 15ish minute drives to the French Quarter or Garden District."  See More

"Look in Marigny, Bywater, Garden District, Uptown."  See More

"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."  See More

"I also loved the Garden District to walk around, it's a different area and it has cute stores and restaurants."  See More

"For off the beaten path, try the Garden District and Magazine Street."  See More

"Warehouse District, Garden District"  See More

"I would look at Air B&B for places in Bywater or Marigny."  See More

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What are some good hotels in New Orleans?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in New Orleans, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"Hotel Monteleone has a bar that is made from an old carousel that actually rotates around the bar."  See More

"Or the The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans in the French Quarter."  See More

"There is also the The Shops At Canal located at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place."  See More

"Take a look at the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans."  See More

"Windsor Court Hotel or The Roosevelt New Orleans would be really cool and central places."  See More

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Where did you get these suggestions?

Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here are some of the questions that we used to find this information.

profile  Dianne Garriga from Miami asked:
Can't miss spots when visiting New Orleans for a week?  (6 answers)

profile  Christa Harlin from Bolingbrook, Illinois asked:
Solo travel Itinerary and tips for New Orleans?  (4 answers)

profile  Nathan Baker from Los Angeles asked:
Best New Orleans Bachelor Party Ideas?  (3 answers)

profile  Nancy S from San Diego asked:
Best Places to Stay for under $125/night in New Orleans?  (3 answers)

profile  Angi Trapp from Logansport, Indiana asked:
Are there any 'less-expensive' but safe places to stay in NOLA?  (6 answers)

profile  Sean Devenport from Austin (Texas) asked:
Neighborhood in New Orleans for NYE  (1 answer)

profile  christina gallo from New York City asked:
News Orleans mid-October to-do's??  (5 answers)

profile  John Cassidy from Omaha, Nebraska asked:
Hotel recommendations outside of French Quarter  (5 answers)

What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in New Orleans.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

Want to research more popular attractions in New Orleans? Click the blue button below.

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Where can I find out more about New Orleans?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from New Orleans locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about New Orleans.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into New Orleans? There is one major airport for commercial flights. Find international, domestic, and local airports in New Orleans.

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