True southern hospitality meets French Quarter mystique at Bienville House in New Orleans. The intimate lobby, with its hand-painted murals and French furnishings, is just a taste of what is to come. Guestrooms feature wrought-iron balconies and modern conveniences mixed with sumptuous Old World style reminiscent of its storied history as an 18th-century warehouse and summer residence for visiting nobles. It is a perfect base to stay and play as you wander along the banks of the Mississippi, ride a streetcar through the city, or indulge in Cajun cuisine.
- The hotel’s 80 refined guestrooms and suites feature plush beds, Italian linens, and white Carrara marble bathrooms; suites have separate living areas
- Swim in the heated, outdoor saltwater pool in the beautiful flagstone courtyard
- Enjoy a prime location in the lively French Quarter, famed for nightlife and dining
- Feel like you’re in a French manor with elegant Old World style and décor
- Dine at Latitude 29, renowned for original cocktails and Tiki-inspired cuisine
- Walk to Bourbon Street, Woldenberg Park on the Mississippi River, and historic Jackson Square
Step outside to explore the French Quarter, where Royal Street antique shops sit alongside late-night jazz clubs, and voodoo shops compete for attention with the city’s 40 museums. With its bold, boutique style and elaborate furnishings, Bienville House embodies the essence of elegant French charm in the center of the city.
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After a busy day exploring New Orleans, the hotel’s 80 romantic guestrooms and suites provide a calm space to unwind and relax. Settle down in comfortable beds cocooned in Italian linen, and revive in cool marble bathrooms featuring rain showers and Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities. Enjoy views of the French Quarter or the hotel’s serene courtyard. Upgrade to a Sundeck Room with patio seating, a French Quarter suite with magnificent floor-to-ceiling windows; or the elaborate Penthouse overlooking Decatur Street.
Friendly, knowledgeable staff are on hand to help make the most of your stay. A business center and meeting rooms are available for work needs. Extra touches like valet parking and pet-friendly rooms help make your stay even more enjoyable.
Gumbo, creole, jambalaya, po-boys, and muffulettas — New Orleans has a vibrant culinary language of its own. Sample upscale Tiki dining devised by the godfather of cocktails, Jeff “Beachbum” Berry at the in-house restaurant Latitude 29, and explore a gourmand’s dream of nearby bars, restaurants, and street food.
Latitude 29 – World-class cocktails complement upscale but playful Tiki-inspired cuisine. Share a meat and seafood platter with Portuguese sausage and fried quail eggs, or silky sambal shrimp and grits washed down with divine specialty cocktails, including a rum, allspice, and lime concoction said to have been favored by Frank Sinatra.
Nola Restaurant – This highly-acclaimed restaurant, just a few minute’s walk away from the hotel, is known for combining the pick of Creole, Acadian, and Southern cuisine with an open kitchen that turns waiting for your meal into a theatrical experience.
The Napoleon House – A feature of New Orleans’ food and drink scene for almost two centuries, this haunt for writers and artists is soaked in history, making it one of America’s best-known bars. Sip a signature Pimm’s Cup and order the house specialty, Italian muffuletta, just five minutes from your hotel.
Swim in the hotel’s peaceful outdoor pool in the delightful, verdant courtyard, and follow it up with a cocktail and delicious meal at Latitude 29. As a guest, you have access to a fitness center nearby, while a short walk takes you to the edge of the Mississippi River, with sightseeing trails and steamboat cruises. Ride the ferry to historic Algiers Point, play a round at one of the city’s quality golf courses (or for family fun, City Park Disc Golf is 5 mi / 8 km away), and rewind time at the Antebellum plantation mansions along River Road, a 25-minute drive away.
Travel 15 mi / 26 km south to the wetland swamps of Jean Lafitte National Historic Park on the edge of Lake Salvador and Lake Cataouatche, where alligators sun themselves on the banks of the bayou. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is an hour’s drive away, with its 24-hour casinos, watersports, and family attractions.
Bienville House is ideally located in the heart of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter in Louisiana near charming shops, delectable dining, vibrant nightlife, and the dazzling white edifice of the oldest cathedral in the U.S., St. Louis Cathedral. It is also walking distance to famed Bourbon Street, where jazz, Dixie, and blues music wafts from lively bars. Woldenberg Park is also close by on the banks of the Mississippi River for steamboat trips, outdoor concerts, and public art.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is 16 mi / 26 km, and 25 minutes away.
New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal is 3 mi / 5 km and a 10-minute drive away.
Bienville Station is just a few minutes’ walk away.