Lafayette Hotel - New Orleans
600 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA 70130
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The Lafayette Hotel News & Updates

June 13, 2018

Kick off your summer with the exciting Essence Festival in New Orleans! This unique New Orleans festival hosts renowned musical performers, special guest speakers, beauty and fashion, delicious local food, and more! If music is your passion, Essence Festival should be at the top of your list for fun things to do this summer. Essence […]

March 28, 2018

The Lafayette Hotel (pronounced LAFFY-ette by locals) is perched right on the edge Lafayette Square, a leafy, 2.5-acre site that’s one of the city’s oldest parks. It boasts a 150-year history of hosting public celebrations, inaugurations and concerts. Each year, 72,000 people continue that tradition when the Young Leadership Committee (YLC) rolls out Wednesday at […]

November 29, 2017

Photo courtesy of Arts Council of New Orleans by Bryce Ell Photography From high-tech LED lighting on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s exterior and neon signs that blaze 24/7 on Bourbon Street to the tiny yellow flames of a gas lantern and the lurid pinks and purples of a sunset, New Orleans is a city characterized by its […]

September 18, 2017

New Orleans is passionate about many things, but especially the New Orleans Saints professional football team! Saints fans are among the most dedicated, spirited fans in all of football. You will find die-hard fans from near and far tailgating for hours before a game begins with delicious local food like jambalaya and gumbo, drinks, music, […]

August 3, 2017

White & Milk Chocolate Bread Pudding a La Mode—photo courtesy of Desi Vega’s Steakhouse on Facebook Look at New Orleans’ jazz legends and you’ll notice a theme emerge: There’s Sweet Emma Barrett. Jelly Roll Morton. Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club. Do these musical greats have a syrupy quality in their tunes, or did they just really […]

July 28, 2017

Photo courtesy of CellarDoor Call it a hedonist’s catch-22: New Orleans bars are open all night long, but the same can’t be said for its restaurants. So when the inevitable late-night munchies roll around, many party people are out of luck. Don’t worry, there are plenty of kitchens open late in the Big Easy. You […]

June 28, 2017

Gallier Hall Photo by Tom Bastin on flickr You probably know St. Charles Avenue as the gracious, oak- and mansion-lined thoroughfare connecting downtown and Uptown New Orleans, or as the glittering, bead-hung route favored by New Orleans’ most prominent Carnival krewes. The “jewel of America’s grand avenues” is all these things and more–it’s home to […]

June 27, 2017

White Linen Night Crowd courtsey of Contemporary Arts Center – There’s an art to partying during the hottest month of the year–and White Linen Night raises it to its highest level, while at the same time being a fantastic opportunity to admire art. The free block party takes over Julia Street’s 300-600 blocks from […]

June 2, 2017

Ogden Museum of Southern Art by Ed Bierman on flickr Club-hopping on Frenchmen Street? Check. Boutique-hopping on Magazine Street? Check. Bar-hopping on Bourbon Street? Check. If this completed itinerary sounds anything like your own, then you may be wondering what’s left for you to explore in New Orleans. The answer—a lot. Spend some time museum […]

May 19, 2017

He sips mint juleps on the porch. He dons seersucker. He is unfailingly polite. He’s a true New Orleans gentleman, and he raises the bar for fellows everywhere. If you know a gentleman (or aspire to become one), here are a handful of shops in New Orleans’ Arts District, within a short distance of the […]
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