Hotels in Louisiana
Bed down in one of five cheerful guest rooms—all with private baths, period furnishings and complimentary WiFi—at this historic home (it was the city’s first boarding house) in downtown Lake Charles.
This hotel isn’t for everyone—it’s attached to one of Lafayette’s top music venues—but its dorm-style accommodations (some shared) and private bungalow are a steal.
This 75-acre farm has a bed and breakfast that’s ideal for families thanks to its petting zoo, horseback-riding trails, and canoeing and tubing trips down the nearby Bogue Chitto River. Choose between three standard rooms or an eight-bed bunkhouse.
This downtown boutique hotel has 22 suites done up in soothing colors, each of which is equipped with Keurig coffee makers, plush robes, and Jacuzzi bathtubs. The newly renovated lobby—with handsome woodwork, leather furnishings and quartz floors—is a great spot to settle in and people watch.
It’s not edgy in the slightest, and it hasn’t been trendy since Huey Long was in office. Yet the Columns endures, and thank God for that. This 1883 Italianate mansion, rising among the moss-shrouded oaks on St. Charles Avenue, just happens to be a hotel.
Francis Ford Coppola turned this French Quarter house into a seven-room hotel with exposed-brick interiors, antiques, and modern art.
Completed in 1858, Magnolia Mansion is an ideal choice for travelers who want a taste of New Orleans' romantic side.
The 316-room Windsor may rise high above the Central Business District, but don’t expect all work and no play here. After a $22-million restoration that added a distinctly French allure to the classic English-inspired digs, the hotel is swinging again in more ways than one.
This grand property, just one street west of the French Quarter, embraces the elegance and drama of 1893 New Orleans.
Poised on Canal at the edge of the bustling French Quarter, the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans is an oasis of cool, calm leisure mixed with Southern hospitality.
Just three blocks from the French Quarter, the International House hotel has a white Beaux-Arts exterior dating from the early 1900’s.
The romance of NOLA’s bygone eras prevails in the historic Hotel Montelone’s white-marble lobby, where the chimes of a 1909 hand-carved mahogany grandfather clock have kept time for the century’s most notable politicians, writers, and actors.
After a $9 million renovation, this urban property blends W’s cutting-edge style with sense of place design by architecture firm Nemaworkshop.