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Hotel Monteleone

Nestled in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter since 1886, the historic Hotel Monteleone has been a symbol of luxury and elegance for generations. This family-owned landmark, managed by the fifth generation of Monteleones, offers an unparalleled experience of Southern hospitality and old-world charm.

Old World Grandeur Meets Modern Comfort


As soon as you step into the Hotel Monteleone's opulent lobby, you are transported to a world of pristine marble floors, ornate chandeliers, and intricate brass appointments. The hotel boasts 570 rooms and 55 luxury suites, most of which offer stunning views of the French Quarter and Mississippi River. While the rooms are adorned with traditional décor such as crown molding, toile fabrics, and French-style antiques, they also come equipped with modern amenities like iPod docks, flat-screen televisions, and Keurig coffeemakers.


A Literary Landmark and Cultural Hub


Hotel Monteleone is not just a place to rest your head; it is a destination steeped in literary history and cultural significance. As one of only three Literary Landmark hotels in the world, it has been immortalized by authors like Eudora Welty and Ernest Hemingway. The hotel pays homage to these literary icons with its unique Literary Suites, including the Ernest Hemingway Suite, which features a parlor, two balconies, and a main bedroom.


The hotel also hosts numerous events throughout the year, such as the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival in March and Tales of the Cocktail in July, attracting mixologists, celebrities, and cocktail enthusiasts from around the globe.


An Epicenter of New Orleans Cuisine and Nightlife


At Hotel Monteleone, you are just steps away from the vibrant nightlife, fine-dining restaurants, and quaint shopping experiences that the French Quarter is famous for. However, the hotel itself offers a taste of New Orleans with its Louisiana fusion restaurant, Criollo. Here, you can savor dishes like grilled veal chop with potato soufflé and whiskey-morel sauce or Perdido Pass snapper with jumbo lump crab and ancho-lime butter.


The legendary Carousel Bar & Lounge, which has attracted celebrities such as William Faulkner and Rod Stewart since its opening in 1949, offers a truly unique experience. Enjoy lighter fare like blue crab and crawfish beignets or fried shrimp and oyster po' boys while taking a spin on the bar's famous revolving carousel.


Relax and Unwind with Deluxe Amenities


In addition to its prime location and rich history, Hotel Monteleone offers a range of luxurious amenities to ensure a relaxing stay. Pamper yourself at Spa Aria, take a dip in the rooftop pool, or simply unwind in the lounge surrounding the Carousel Bar. With pet-friendly accommodations and meeting rooms available, Hotel Monteleone caters to all types of travelers.


Whether you're visiting New Orleans for the first time or returning to experience the magic of the city once again, Hotel Monteleone promises an unforgettable stay where the grandeur of the past meets the comforts of the present.

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