Discover Sights Like Mercedes-Benz Superdome near Hotel
Business travelers, vacationing families and Saints fans rejoice: the Country Inn & Suites New Orleans French Quarter offers the ideal location for everyone in the heart of NOLA. You can attend functions at the Morial Convention Center, tour the Audubon Zoo and Louisiana Children's Museum, or catch a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This hotel in the French Quarter is ideal for walking to iconic New Orleans attractions and restaurants—especially during Mardi Gras—and you don't want to miss the nightlife on nearby Bourbon Street. Be sure to check your calendar for local events
happening throughout the year, such as the Sugar Bowl and cultural festivals. Get a unique perspective of the city with one of these tours:
Visit the concierge at the Country Inn & Suites New Orleans French Quarter to learn more about the Big Easy’s best-kept secrets. Booking service is available. Must-see New Orleans attractions include:
- Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (0.5 miles)
Get up-close and personal with more than 10,000 animals at the Aquarium of the Americas.
Phone: +1 (800) 774-7394
- Audubon Zoo (5.7 miles)
The entire family can enjoy this 58-acre zoo, which is home to creatures like whooping cranes, white tigers and seals.
Phone: +1 (800) 774-7394
- Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (0.9 miles)
One of the largest convention facilities in the nation, Morial Convention Center hosts tradeshows, symposiums and business conventions throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (504) 582-3000
- Harrah's Casino (0.1 mile)
Try your luck at Harrah's Casino, which features 2,100 slot machines, table games, dining and entertainment.
Phone: +1 (504) 533-6000
- Louisiana Children's Museum (0.5 miles)
At this large museum, kids can explore exhibits devoted to topics like bubbles, machines, science and how the body works.
Phone: +1 (504) 523-1357
- Mardi Gras
Since the late 17th century, New Orleans has been celebrating Mardi Gras, and there’s no better place to do it than the French Quarter.
- Mercedes-Benz Superdome (0.9 miles)
Cheer on the New Orleans Saints and the Tulane University Green Wave during exciting football games at this multipurpose arena.
Phone: +1 (504) 587-3822
- National World War II Museum (0.5 miles)
Exhibits at this fascinating museum include various vehicles of war, such as a Higgins boat, a Supermarine Spitfire and a Sherman Tank.
Phone: +1 (504) 527-6012
- Preservation Hall (0.9 miles)
Catch a nightly show at this famous jazz concert hall, which has held regular concerts since the 1960s.
Phone: +1 (504) 522-2841
Don’t miss your chance to take part in this time-honored celebration, which must be experienced to be truly understood. From Bourbon Street festivities to downtown parades, Mardi Gras in New Orleans showcases centuries-old tradition alongside cutting-edge technology.
- Mardi Gras dates:
- February 9, 2016
- February 28, 2017
- February 13, 2018
Exit the airport to 1-10 East and continue to 234 B-Poydras. Take a slight left onto Poydras (0.8 mi), and turn left onto Camp Street. Turn right onto Gravier, and then take a right onto Magazine Street.