Ultimate Guide to New Orleans Hotels: Affordable Luxury, Mid-Range Comfort, and High-End Glamour

Discover the perfect New Orleans hotel for your budget and style, from affordable luxury to high-end glamour.
Wendy Diep
Travel Lover & Co-founder of Let's Jetty

Ready to hit up the Big Easy and channel your inner Southern belle? Whether you're looking to ball out or keep it low-key bougie, New Orleans has got you covered. In this comprehensive guide, we unveil the top hotels in NOLA to suit every budget and style.

($) Affordable AF - the "Cheaper" Hotel Options for NOLA:

Moxy New Orleans Downtown/French Quarter Area

Why it's a great: This place is all about that affordable luxury vibe. Located in the Warehouse District, NOLA Moxy brings the sass without breaking the bank. With trendy decor, a rooftop bar for those Insta-worthy cocktails, and a prime location near hotspots like the French Quarter, you'll feel like a queen on a budget.

The Basics:

  • Room Size: Compact but cozy rooms, perfect for a guests on the go.
  • Restaurants: No on-site restaurant, but the hotel's communal areas offer plenty of Instagram-worthy spots to grab a bite.
  • Service Level: Reviews rave about the friendly staff and their willingness to go above and beyond for guests.

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The Eliza Jane - The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

Why it's great: The Eliza Jane is the epitome of chic meets affordability. Set in a historic building, this Hyatt property boasts stylish rooms, a charming courtyard, and a killer location in the CBD. Plus, it's walking distance to the French Quarter, so you can stumble home from Bourbon Street without breaking a sweat (or your heels).

The Basics:

  • Room Size: Spacious rooms with modern amenities, ideal for kicking back after a day of exploring.
  • Restaurants: The hotel features a trendy restaurant serving up delicious Southern fare, perfect for a pre-game meal.
  • Service Level: Guests consistently praise the attentive service and helpful staff.

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($$) Mid-Priced Comfort, New Orleans Mid-range Hotels:

Le Pavillon Hotel

Why it's great': Prepare to be transported to a world of old-school glamour at Le Pavillon. This historic gem drips with Southern charm, from its grand lobby to its lush courtyard. Located in the heart of downtown, you'll be just steps away from top attractions like the Garden District and the French Quarter. Treat yourself to luxury without the astronomical price tag.

The Basics:

  • Room Size: Luxurious rooms with plenty of space to spread out and unwind.
  • Restaurants: The hotel boasts an elegant restaurant serving up classic Creole dishes with a modern twist.
  • Service Level: Reviews highlight the impeccable service and attention to detail, making guests feel like VIPs

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Hotel Indigo

Why it's great: If you're all about that boutique hotel life, Hotel Indigo is where it's at. Nestled in the hip Warehouse District, this place oozes cool with its artsy decor and local flair. With cozy rooms, a rooftop pool, and killer views of the city skyline, you'll be living your best life without blowing your entire paycheck.

The Basics:

  • Room Size: Stylish rooms with funky decor and all the comforts of home.
  • Restaurants: The hotel's restaurant offers a diverse menu inspired by local flavors, perfect for foodie betches.
  • Service Level: Guests rave about the friendly staff and personalized service, making for a memorable stay.

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($$$) Best High-end Hotels in New Orleans, Our Bougie Picks

W French Quarter

Why it's great: Get ready to live it up in style at the W French Quarter. This swanky spot combines modern luxury with New Orleans charm, offering plush rooms, a chic courtyard, and a happening bar scene. Located in the heart of the Quarter, you'll be surrounded by world-class dining, shopping, and nightlife. Treat yo'self.

The Basics:

  • Room Size: Sleek and spacious rooms with chic decor and all the amenities you could ask for.
  • Restaurants: The hotel features a trendy restaurant and bar serving up inventive cocktails and gourmet bites.
  • Service Level: Known for its top-notch service, the W goes above and beyond to cater to every guest's needs.
  • Location: Situated in the heart of the French Quarter, steps away from iconic attractions like

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The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Why it's great: If you're looking to ball out like a true queen bee, look no further than the Roosevelt. This iconic hotel is dripping with opulence, from its stunning chandeliers to its lavish spa. Situated on Canal Street, you'll be in the heart of the action with easy access to all the city has to offer. Prepare to be pampered like royalty, betch.

Trust us, it's a must-visit even if you're not staying there.

The Basics:

  • Room Size: Lavish rooms dripping with opulence, perfect for indulging your inner queen bee.
  • Restaurants: The hotel boasts multiple dining options, including a world-class steakhouse and a classic New Orleans bar.
  • Service Level: Guests are treated like royalty from the moment they arrive, with attentive staff catering to their every whim.
  • Location: Ideally located on Canal Street, within walking distance to the French Quarter and other major landmarks.

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So there you have it. Whether you're ballin' on a budget or living that high-end life, New Orleans has got the perfect crash pad for every type of traveler. So pack your bags, grab your crew, & get ready for your stay in one of my favorite cities.

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