Mardi Gras 2017

Mardi Gras
Essence Music Festival - Bienville House Hotel BIENVILLE HOUSE
320 Decatur Street
The Bienville House Hotel in New Orleans is perfectly situated in the midst of the historic French Quarter. With a recent multi-million dollar renovation, the 83-room hotel is a truly distinctive French Quarter hotel. It offers premium accommodations with a boutique hotel feel with many amenities. Just steps away from the city's finest antique shops on Royal Street, Bourbon Street, late-night jazz clubs, world-renowned New Orleans restaurants, centuriesold historic buildings, museums, voodoo shops and more. Also close to Saks Fifth Avenue, the Audubon Institute Aquarium of the Americas, Woldenberg Park, Entergy IMAX Theater, the House of Blues, and only steps from Cafe Du Monde and Jackson Square.
Essence Music Festival - Bienville House Hotel MAISON DUPUY
1001 Toulouse Street
Experience one of the most unique New Orleans hotels in the French Quarter. Located only two blocks from the heart of Bourbon Street in the city's geographical center, this luxurious New Orleans hotel beckons you to relax and escape the hustle of modern life. As one of a small handful of hotels set inside the city's historic Vieux Carré district, this French Quarter hotel offers guests a distinct mixture of history and luxury unlike any other. Recently chosen as one of the top hotels in the nation. The Maison Dupuy is "a charming, distinctively New Orleans hotel" and "a hop, skip and a jump from all the attractions."
214 Royal Street
It's been said that the French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone. This venerable establishment sits majestically at the foot of Royal Street giving guests the best point of departure for all things New Orleans. Step outside this French Quarter hotel to discover shop after shop of fabulous European antiques, estate jewelry, Oriental rugs, and art and antiquities from around the world. Quaint restaurants and specialty shops line the cobblestone French Quarter streets that lead to Jackson Square, the Old French Market and the River Walk where tourists and native New Orleanians stroll the levee and watch the steamboats and barges along the Mississippi River. At this New Orleans hotel you'll find history around every corner.
Plan: 4A
ARRIVE: February 25, 2017 (Saturday)
DEPART: March 1, 2017 (Wednesday)
STAY: 4 Nights
HOTEL: Bienville House - 320 Decatur Street (south edge of the French Quarter)
Maison Dupuy - 1001 Toulouse Street (in the French Quarter)
Monteleone - 214 Royal Street (in the French Quarter)
FEATURES: 4 Nights hotel & tax; Choice of ONE: City Tour or Natchez River Cruise
Bienville House $2275 1195 925 775
Maison Dupuy $1875 995 845 725
Monteleone$259513751045 875
Bienville House $260 1309888
Maison Dupuy $240 120 90 80
KIDS RATES (All Kids 2 to 18 yrs): PLAN 4A: $40 PLAN 4B: Add $199 to Plan 4A rates
PLAN 4B Add 1 dinner, 1 Jazz Brunch at Court of Two Sisters and a Dinner Jazz Cruise to Plan 4A for $199 per person.
ABOUT THE MARDI GRAS PARADES: The parades, known locally as Krewes, actually start two weeks before "Fat Tuesday". Although parade schedules may change, these last for days of the Mardi Gras celebration have the biggest and best Krewes, including Rex, Bacchus, Orpheus, Proteus, Zulu, Thoth, Isis and Endymion.