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Mardi Gras Hotels

Find Mardi Gras Hotels in New Orleans

Whether you're exploring Mardi Gras sites or joining the world-famous festivities, stay in the heart of all action with Sonesta.

From the iconic Bourbon Street to the Lower Garden District, Sonesta has accommodations best suited for your travels. Explore our list of featured hotels to find your ideal location, rates, and amenities.

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Popular Mardi Gras Hotels in New Orleans

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Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans Convention Center

Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans Convention Center

Less than 2 miles from French Quarter & Mardi Gras Festivities

Free Breakfast

Outdoor Pool

Special Rates for Group Stays

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans

In the Heart of the French Quarter & Mardi Gras Festivities

Live Music Jazz Club

Heated Outdoor Pool & Oasis Pool Bar

Popular Wedding & Events Venues

Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans Downtown

Sonesta ES Suites New Orleans Downtown

Located in the French Quarter near Mardi Gras festivities

Suites With Full Kitchens

On-Site Laundry Facilities

Special Rates for Extended Stays

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Mardi Gras Experience Package

Mardi Gras Experience Package

Celebrate Mardi Gras in the heart of the French Quarter at The Royal Sonesta New Orleans. Experience world-class cuisine and authentic cultural excursions in one of the nation's most fascinating cities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs About Mardi Gras Hotels in New Orleans

Mardi Gras parades are a city-wide celebration with the most popular events taking place in the world-renowned French Quarter and Bourbon Street.

If you are looking to stay in the heart of the Mardi Gras action, we recommend:

Hotels and other types of accommodation are in high demand for Mardi Gras and tend to be fully booked months in advance.

We recommend booking your accommodation at least three or four months in advance to ensure the best rates and more options.

Mardi Gras World, also known as Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World (MGW), is a warehouse for Mardi Gras parade floats and a popular tourist attraction. 

Located on the Mississippi River in the Lower Garden District, this 300,000 sq. ft. warehouse also hosts events year-round, from festivals to weddings.

If you are looking to stay close to Mardi Gras World, we recommend:

Sonesta hotels are designed with every kind of traveler in mind. Our Mardi Gras hotels are ready to delight every member of your family and provide all the amenities you need to feel well-cared for.

Yes, Sonesta hotels are an ideal choice for corporate and business visitors. Explore our Mardi Gras hotels to find your ideal location, rates, and amenities.

From meeting spaces and business centers to generously sized venues for corporate events, find everything you need for your visit to The Big Easy during Mardi Gras festivities and beyond.

If you are looking to host an event during Mardi Gras festivities, we recommend The Royal Sonesta New Orleans, offering:

  • Elegant guest rooms and suites
  • Well-equipped, flexible meeting and event spaces
  • A prime location on historic Bourbon Street 

Most of our hotels near Mardi Gras parades are pet friendly and look forward to hosting your furry friend during the festivities.

Expand your search to discover more pet-friendly hotels in New Orleans.

For more information on our pet-friendly policy and fees, please visit the hotel page and review our Pets Are Welcome at Sonesta (PAWS) policy.

Yes. Enjoy homecooked meals in the comfort of your suite with full kitchen amenities offered at our New Orleans Hotels with Kitchens.

Yes. If you’re planning a multi-week or monthly stay, we recommend our extended stays in New Orleans offering spacious suites, fully equipped kitchens, thoughtfully curated amenities, and special weekly and monthly rates.

Sonesta hotels put you within easy reach of many local landmarks and attractions including:

  • Jackson Square: Historic square in the French Quarter, known for its iconic St. Louis Cathedral, street performers, local artists, and vibrant atmosphere.
  • Superdome: Massive sports and entertainment stadium, a New Orleans landmark hosting NFL games, concerts, and major events.
  • Smoothie King Center: Adjacent to the Superdome, it's an indoor arena hosting basketball games, concerts, and various events in the city.
  • Harrah's Casino: A popular casino offering gambling, entertainment, and dining options in the heart of downtown New Orleans.
  • Old Ursuline Convent Museum: One of the oldest buildings in the Mississippi Valley, showcasing the history of the Ursuline nuns and New Orleans' early days.
  • Jazz and Heritage Festival: Held at the Fair Grounds Race Course, this annual celebration of music, culture, and cuisine draws visitors from around the world to experience an eclectic blend of performances and festivities.
  • New Orleans Jazz Museum: Celebrates the city's rich jazz heritage through exhibits, performances, and artifacts dedicated to this musical genre.
  • Algiers Point: A historic neighborhood across the Mississippi River, known for its charming streets, local shops, and stunning views of New Orleans' skyline.
  • Audubon Zoo: A beloved family-friendly attraction housing a variety of animals, exhibits, and attractions in a lush, park-like setting within Audubon Park.