4.5 out of 5

"Great service. Everybody is super friendly. The bar/carousel is always busy with awesome entertainment at night still the rooms are nice and quite.Rig ... " More

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of New Orleans awaits you at Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like Jackson Square and French Market. Highlights at this historic hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 570 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining convenient. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and free toiletries, while Frette Italian sheets invite a good night's rest. Additionally, free newspapers, free bottled water, and in-room massages are available.

A day of pampering at Spa Aria can include deep-tissue massages, body scrubs, and facials along with aromatherapy and thalassotherapy. The restaurant, Criollo Restaurant , serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Carousel Lounge is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a health club, and a 24-hour business center. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star French Quarter hotel, attractions include Mercedes-Benz Superdome and National World War II Museum.

Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$199 per night

Traditional Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (Vieux Carre)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Preferred Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Preferred Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Monteleone ratings based on 241 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5

Very nice hotel in the French quarter

Great service. Everybody is super friendly. The bar/carousel is always busy with awesome entertainment at night still the rooms are nice and quite.Right in the French quarter so everything is walking distance.The only negative side would be the food. Very very disappointing and totally overpriced

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017

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4 out of 5

We loved New Orleans. And our Hotel.

Pros: That bar. Those black out curtains.
Cons: So Loud!
Could use some more sound proofing. And we wish it was easier for residents to get a seat at the carousel bar.

Posted by , from NC on Jun 16, 2017

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5 out of 5

So glad we chose Hotel Monteleone

Pros: Location, amenities, beds, restaurant, carousel bar, displays of literary figures who visited hotel, staff, cleanliness, and did I say location?!
Location: Restaurants, shopping, jazz on Frenchmen and Bourbon St.(if you are so inclined), proximity to important buildings, the WWII Museum, the riverfront.
Perfect location for a hotel with a legacy of history and elegance, yet comfortable and accessible. You knew you in a piece of New Orleans' history, yet up-to-date with every amenity we wanted and more. Our backside room had no street view, but one of rooftops and the Mississippi River which was even better. Great shower, good beds, wonderful breakfast at a decent price, and friendly and helpful staff. Also enjoyed the Carousel Bar with jazz. In a city that is largely walkable, you could go out the front door and go in any direction to find restaurants, museums, music, shopping, buildings of historical significance and more. Would not want to stay elsewhere.

Posted by , from Charleston, S.C. on May 25, 2017

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5 out of 5

Weekend Getaway

Pros: Great historic hotel.
Cons: Carpet in the hallways is a little worn. Tony bathroom.
Location: The say that "The French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone". That doesn't seem like much of stretch to me.
This hotel is a classic. That being said, it had the smallest bathroom of any hotel that I have experienced. The room was fine and the a/c worked well. Bed was a little soft for me. Room on the 12th floor overlooking a side street was extremely quiet. Easy access to the Carousel Bar in the lobby is great!

Posted by , from Little Rock on May 8, 2017

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2 out of 5

Not Worth the cost!

Pros: People.
Cons: Management attitude toward it's customers, especially with pain management problems.
Location: You're in the Quarter!
If you want to blow lot's of money on something not worth it then the Monteleone is for you. I don't know where to start. I had a handicap room that was so small they had to remove a chair so I could get a wheel chair in the room and it was still crowded! But let's back up to the beginning, you better be sure you want to stay there the second you book because your money is gone. I booked on Friday, hurt my back on Saturday and called Travelocity to cancel the booking. Travelocity was very helpfull, but the hotel said you lose one night booking. Okay then can I move the booking I just made 24 hours ago? Answer, you lose one night's booking! They are only interested in your money. You want to park your car? It is $45 a night at the Monteleone. The only thing they have going for them are the people are very nice as was everyone in the whole city! It's a nice hotel, but you can do much better for the money. N. O. is full of interesting lovely old hotels and great ones like the Waldorf Astoria if you want real class. Sorry I went , I should have just paid the penalty and staid home!

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017

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3 out of 5

NOISY AND SMALL ROOM

Pros: Location in the Quarter.
Cons: Suggest that someone with authority contact each new guest to be be sure that everything was satisfactory.
Our very small uncomfortable room was next to the employee elevator witch began it's constant noisy runs at 6:00 a.m.

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017

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5 out of 5

Nice hotel a block off Bourbon Street

Pros: Great location and was very well decorated and clean.
Cons: Nothing
Location: One block off Bourbon Street, yet still in the middle of everything.
The hotel was very neat and clean and had an older feel to it, so it was a great experience. The staff was great and did an exceptional job with the huge crowds during Mardi Gras.

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017

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5 out of 5

Great Hotel

Location is hard to beat. The staff were very friendly and always helpful. The rooms are clean and quiet. My daughter and I were visiting Tulane university as a possible choice for her education. Staying at the Monteleone was a very positive part of our experience, close enough to Bourbon street and many great eating opportunities was a big plus. Would highly recommend Hotel Monteleone. DP

Posted by , from calabasas Ca. on Oct 26, 2016

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5 out of 5

Early Check-in-Super customer service

Pros: The location and decor of the hotel was very appealing.
Cons: The views...don't know what can be done about that.
Location: There are many restaurants and shopping within walking distance.
I arrived at 10 A.M. from a cruise. I called the front desk and asked if there was early check-in. To my surprise, there was a resounding, "We are ready for you!" I was beyond thrilled to not have to wander the streets of New Orleans until my scheduled 4 P.M. check-in, with two young children and a tired husband in tow. The front desk staff was very friendly and the luckily, the hotel is located very close to the French Quarter. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and would come back again!

Posted by , from Georgia on Jul 4, 2016

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4 out of 5

Great location and service

Pros: Service
Location: Close to everything in the French quarter
Little things like bottles of water in the room and pleasantly answering any request

Posted by on May 12, 2016

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About the Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans

Location 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Property Features

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A 24-hour business center and limo/town car service are available. Event space at this hotel measures 24000 square feet (2230 square meters) and includes conference space. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the romantic Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star New Orleans hotel is smoke free.

  • 570 guestrooms or units
  • 17 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 24000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2230 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1886
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) (24.6 km / 15.3 mi)
  • Train station: New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans offers 570 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This New Orleans hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Criollo Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Carousel Lounge - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Temporary Pool Closure


From July 19-21 the Tales of the Cocktail annual event will be held in New Orleans and at Hotel Monteleone. This event attracts thousands of visitors and keeps all areas of the hotel fairly busy and crowded. Tale of the Cocktail has scheduled several private parties at the pool during these dates at various times. Arrangements have been made with a nearby hotel pool for guests enjoyment during event times or if the pool is too crowded.

A 30-foot heated pool on a rooftop deck of Hotel Monteleon New Orleans provides French Quarter views. The fitness center includes treadmills, stationary bikes, a stair machine, a strength-training machine, fresh fruit, and towels.

Four blocks away, Jackson Square is a popular jogging spot.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

The Spa Aria offers a range of treatments and beauty services including massages, manicures and pedicures, body scrubs, reflexology and waxing. Couples treatment rooms are available.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Reflexology
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Guests staying with us over the Christmas holiday should note that most restaurants in New Orleans will be closed. If you plan on dining at our Criollo Restaurant, please make reservations in advance. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This hotel will enact the following Mardi Gras policies for February 9, 2018 through February 13, 2018: Each guest must register with the hotel and receive a wristband.Please make sure you bring your confirmation letter with you to check in. A wristband is required for room access and additional wristbands or lost/stolen wristbands may be purchased at the Front Desk for $25.00 each. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 25 per night, plus a one-time cleaning fee of USD 100 and a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 25 and USD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 44.80 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per night plus USD 100 one-time cleaning

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Monteleone
  • Hotel New Orleans Monteleone
  • Monteleone
  • Monteleone Hotel
  • Monteleone Hotel New Orleans
  • Monteleone New Orleans
  • Monteleone New Orleans Hotel
  • New Orleans Hotel Monteleone
  • New Orleans Monteleone
  • New Orleans Monteleone Hotel
  • Hotel Monteleone New Orleans

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Promotions

Special Internet Offer

Book a stay in any room or rate category, for travel anytime, and receive the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • .5 MB of free Internet access per day

Details available at check-in. Additional Internet access based on faster speed is available for a fee. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.