22,000 sleeping rooms, represented by national and independent hotel brands are all located within a two mile radius of the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. In our walkable destination, your guests can attend meetings, feast on our famed cuisine, shop, walk along the Mighty Mississippi, and happen upon a parade, all in one day and all within two miles from the Center.
From Cajun to Soul, to Creole and Contemporary, dining in New Orleans can take you to a euphoric, culinary heaven, just steps from your hotel and meeting. Start the day with a beignet drenched in powdered sugar and a steaming café au lait, lunch on a tender roast beef po-boy soaked in gravy, or knock back fresh oysters. End the day with savory duck and andouille gumbo or feast on a bevy of fresh Gulf seafood, and top it off with bread pudding dripping in rum sauce and flaming café brulot. Taste for yourself why New Orleans is one of the most acclaimed food destinations in the world.
No need for transportation when our most influential landmarks and unique attractions are just steps away. Visit a museum for a history review, or stop by a gallery for local art, and happen upon live music. Visit our unique antique shops on Royal Street and walk along the Riverwalk for views of the Mississippi. In New Orleans, an authentic moment awaits you just steps from the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.
Wherever you go in New Orleans, live music is a part of the rhythm of everyday life. The city’s thriving musical community provides a vivacious ongoing soundtrack for visitors and locals alike. Brass Bands can be found spontaneously playing on a street corner, Jazz, Funk, Cajun and Blues sounds can be heard from inside our famed music venues. Hear for yourself, attend one of our famous festivals that showcase the best music our city has to offer.
New Orleans is home to more National Historic Landmarks than any other city in the United States. And you can visit several of these landmarks within three distinct, compact neighborhoods steps away from the Center. Venture to the Arts District, a vibrant community of galleries, and experience why it has been called the SoHo of the South. Acquaint yourself with the historic and preserved, yet modern luxury of the Central Business District. Submerge yourself in the historic French Quarter and visit hidden courtyards, celebrated shops and detailed wrought-iron balconies.
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