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The Lafayette Hotel

786 reviews
+1 504-524-4441

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Bar or Lounge

Lafayette Hotel in New Orleans: Elegance on the Avenue

What Does a Lafayette Hotel Room Include?

The luxuriously elegant Lafayette Hotel is a member of the esteemed Small Luxury Hotels of the World organization; the boutique four-storey hotel has just 44 luxury king rooms and suites. It is located on the St Charles Avenue Streetcar line in downtown New Orleans and overlooks Lafayette Square. Each room is individually fitted, so they may include things like designer furniture, Italian marble, a wrought iron balcony, and French doors. Some suites even include a four-poster bed.

What Amenities Are Available?

It is all about luxury at Lafayette Hotel, with each room soundproofed and equipped with bathrobes, premium bedding, designer toiletries, wireless internet access, and cable TV. The front desk is conveniently open 24 hours, and there is valet parking available if required. The hotel is connected to Desi Vega’s Steakhouse for an easy dining option. For young families, there is babysitting and childcare available as well as cribs, infant beds, and connecting rooms -- all things that contribute to a comfortable stay.

What Are the Rates Like?

You can expect to pay from $113 a night for a luxury king room at Lafayette Hotel and from $200 per night for a swish suite.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Get in early to secure an elegant room at the Lafayette Hotel because it is one of the New Orleans hotels situated directly on the acclaimed Mardi Gras Parade route. The boutique accommodation’s central location also means it is within a five block radius of the French Quarter and Bourbon Street and the Superdome and Convention Center. A quick stroll away is the impressive National World War II Museum and the Riverfront for Mississippi River views.

Can I Bring my Dog to Lafayette Hotel?

The Lafayette Hotel does allow pets if they weigh under 50 pounds. Just contact the hotel directly prior to your arrival for confirmation as surcharges do apply.

What’s the Bottom Line?

Lafayette Hotel offers a luxurious and elegant boutique accommodation option central to New Orleans. Book in advance to be in the middle of the city’s biggest annual celebration – Mardi Gras.

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Central Business District
600 St Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
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User Highlights
"Wonderful restaurants within walking distance" "Lovely coffee shop"
City centre within easy reach, said 100%.
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"The friendliest staff" "Staff was amazing"
94% found the staff to be very friendly.
81% said the reception staff was great.
"Excellent accommodation" "Great water pressure"
78% said rooms were clean.
83% thought rooms were spacious.
Value for money
"Including bourbon street" "Free upgrade"
"Computer available" "Terrible Wi-Fi"
70% said the wifi quality was bad.
"Foyer was small" "Older property"
60% thought the building wasn't nice.
For 87%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
"No restaurant for breakfast" "No breakfast available"
Wellness Area
"No gym"
80% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Near city centre
Great reception
Friendly service
Hotel buildings could use some improvement
Expert Reviews
For those who prefer a quieter neighborhood, the elegance of St. Charles Avenue is laid out before you in this small, chic hotel—plus, you're right next to the streetcar line.
This 1916 Beaux-Arts building sits at the edge of Lafayette Square just outside downtown New Orleans. It is a small, nearly hidden jewel on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line.
DK Eyewitness
Right on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, the Lafayette recalls the elegant residential hotels of an earlier era with its classic decor, friendly staff, and handsome Beaux-Arts building.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Parking Fee: USD 34.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet Fee: USD 65 per accommodation, per stay
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible