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Ace Hotel New Orleans

by Megan DuBois
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New Orleans is a bright, vibrant city complete with plenty of history and southern charm. After walking around all day — or exploring via street car — there's nothing better than retreating to a hotel where the vibe is just right and everything you may need is at your disposal: and that's exactly what you'll find at the Ace Hotel New Orleans.

What You Need to Know

The Look of the Ace Hotel New Orleans

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Located inside a 1920s-era Art Deco-style building in the Warehouse District, the Ace Hotel New Orleans takes southern hospitality to the next level. Just off the stunning lobby is the warm and welcoming lobby bar, where guests can pull up a stool and sip on classic cocktails. The common spaces, including the on-site music venue, rooftop pool, and rooftop bar, are open to the public. As such, they're often bustling with travelers and non-travelers alike. 

Additionally, each of the 234 rooms and suites has a modern yet sultry look with dark-hued accents and original artwork. Olive green-hued SMEG refrigerators can also be found in each accommodation so that you can conveniently store all of your treats, including the world-famous beignets from nearby Café Du Monde. 

The Vibe at the Ace Hotel New Orleans

The vibe here is best described as hip, contemporary, and lively. The sleek black furnishings — found in the guest rooms and the bar — add edginess, while the on-site eatery, Josephine Estelle, is bright and airy.

Around the property, guests can lounge by the rooftop pool, which has a colorful mural as its backdrop. The Alto Rooftop Bar is the spot to be after the sun goes down, with fire pits to gather around and small plates to share. After dinner, head to Three Keys, the on-site entertainment venue that hosts local artists throughout the week.

Who Will Love the Ace Hotel New Orleans

Trend-forward travelers looking for a hotel with on-site nightlife options — without having to venture to Bourbon Street — will love the Ace Hotel New Orleans the most. 

Who Might Not Love the Ace Hotel New Orleans

Those looking for a hotel in the heart of the tourist-heavy French Quarter will want to look for accommodations elsewhere. 

Best Amenity at the Ace Hotel New Orleans

Besides the rooftop pool and bar, the daily outdoor yoga classes — which typically take place in the second-floor courtyard — are a great way to relax as you kick off your action-packed day. 

Money Matters

What's Included at the Ace Hotel New Orleans

Your stay here includes access to the on-site rooftop pool, gym, restaurants, and live music venue. Bikes are available to rent to ride around the city, though you will need to check with the front desk about availability. Meanwhile, rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, fully stocked mini-bars, and wifi. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at the Ace Hotel New Orleans

Besides the typical taxes and fees, the hotel tacks on an additional destination fee (about $27 per night). 

How to Get a Deal at the Ace Hotel New Orleans

Nabbing a deal at the Ace Hotel New Orleans is as easy as checking the hotel's offers page, which lists all available discounts and packages. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of the Ace Hotel New Orleans

The Ace Hotel New Orleans is ideal for those who want to experience all that New Orleans offers — that is, without having to stay in the heart of the French Quarter. The centrally located hotel is within walking distance of Bourbon Street, The National WWII Museum, Audubon Zoo, and City Park. 

Nearest Airport to the Ace Hotel New Orleans

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is 15 miles from the hotel (about 20 minutes by car). 

Nearest Public Transportation to the Ace Hotel New Orleans

The Poydras Street Station is a seven-minute walk from the property. 

The Bottom Line

The Ace Hotel New Orleans is an excellent choice for folks who crave a contemporary hotel experience with plenty of on-site entertainment. 

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