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New Orleans is one of the most popular cities in Louisiana and for good reason. This busy town is known for its nightlife, history and food. Couples visiting the city will enjoy eating, shopping and drinking their way through the city. All of the hotels on this list offer luxury accomodations in or near the French Quarter, a lively and historic part of town that is known to have some of the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Let the good times roll, or as Louisianans would say “laissez les bons temps rouler,” during your stay at one of these 10 most romantic hotels in New Orleans.
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A historic hotel found on Canal Street in the French Quarter, the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans offers luxury accommodations that can only be expected from the Ritz-Carlton hotel chain. The rooms come with floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace, goose down pillows and a butler service. If you do decide to wander outside of your cozy bed here, make an appointment for a couples massage at the onsite spa. There is even an onsite restaurant called the M Bistro that makes a perfect setting for a romantic dinner.
The W French Quarter is another French Quarter hotel perfect for couples. This urban yet chic hotel has spacious rooms with unique themes like a jazz room and even a tarot card room. Have a drink with your lover at Sobou, the hip cocktail bar found onsite. Along with the refreshing courtyard and pool, it is no wonder why The W French Quarter has grown into a popular hotel among couples seeking some romance.
Enjoy a couples massage in your room, have a drink at the wine bar, or spend the morning at the breakfast buffet during your stay at Hotel Mazarin. Just a short walking distance from Bourbon Street, this romantic hotel is perfect for couples who want to be in an active and lively part of town. Don’t miss out on a photo opportunity with your love at Hotel Mazarin’s gorgeous courtyard.
If you and your boo are looking for your own private space in New Orleans, then consider staying at Audubon Cottages. With seven private cottages, you’ll have your own private oasis. All the cottages have their own unique features and have either one or two bedrooms. The cottages have separate living areas, dining areas and antique decor. Couples that stay here will also enjoy a complimentary breakfast, a heated pool and amenities at the cottages’ sister location, Dauphine Orleans Hotel, such as spa services and valet parking.
Art loving-couples should consider staying at the Royal Sonesta while visiting New Orleans. This hotel is close to the French Quarter and the New Orleans Museum of Art. If you’re visiting New Orleans for a special occasion, such as your honeymoon or an anniversary getaway, consider booking the honeymoon suite here, which is complete with a Jacuzzi, canopy bed and French doors that overlook the lush courtyard. The hotel is also home to an on-site restaurant and jazz club.
For couples visiting during Mardi Gras, a stay at the historic Saint Hotel is sure to be an unforgettable experience, since this hotel is found along the parade route on Canal Street. You don’t even have to leave your hotel to enjoy the New Orleans vibe, since the Saint Hotel is home to an onsite southern restaurant and jazz nightclub.
Dauphine Orleans Hotel is perfect for couples who want a quiet stay in the French Quarter. Found along Dauphine Street, guests at this New Orleans hotel will enjoy complimentary breakfast, onsite parking and an onsite bar. Couples can enjoy a beautiful patio room or even one of the suites found here.
Celebrities are known to frequently stay at this New Orleans hotel. However you don’t have to have celebrity status to book a room at the Windsor Court Hotel. This hotel features a number of incredible artwork, making it a great place for art lovers. Since the hotel’s renovation in 2012, guests have continue to flock to this topnotch accommodation option, which features an onsite spa and restaurant along with a pool area.
Found in the Central Business District, within walking distance of the French Quarter, this swanky accommodation is perfect for couples who want a posh stay with well-decorated rooms. International House Hotel is definitely known as one of the hippest boutique hotels in the area. The well-decorated rooms here are full of modern amenities and luxurious vibes that you may never want to leave.
This New Orleans hotel is the biggest on this list, at approximately 600 rooms and over 50 suites. With Bourbon Street only a block away, you and your loved one will definitely find yourselves in the middle of the action. Definitely spend some time at the rooftop pool or at the Carousel Bar, a revolving bar that draws a number of visitors to this iconic New Orleans hotel.