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The Best Hotels for Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties in New Orleans

Cameron Todd | December 22, 2017

With its warm weather, unique spirit, and nonstop festivities, New Orleans appeals to many a bachelor and bachelorette. Most parties crowd around Bourbon Street and the French Quarter, occasionally stumbling onto Frenchmen Street for live music, and these areas cater to large parties looking for drinking, dancing, and late nights (or early mornings). Properties off of the main drag appeal to those looking for an experience that slightly deviates from the norm. These are the best options.

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Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Why it made the list

Steps from the casino and French Quarter with two pools, on-site oysters, and bars and restaurants all add to the appeal of this large riverside hotel. The giant fitness center includes racquetball, basketball, and tennis, making it perfect for more athletic groups and those wanting to sweat out their daiquiris and beignets.

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MOXY New Orleans

Why it made the list

This hotel is already such a party promoter, you won't have to worry about keeping the volume up or the liquor flowing. The 24-hour lobby bar stays busy almost just that long, with group games, lounge areas, and upbeat music. Rooms are affordable and available for group rates.

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Ace Hotel New Orleans

Why it made the list

If you're the kind of friend that's always dragging the group around town to see the latest new wave punk band or twin DJs straight in from Stockholm, then the Ace Hotel is right for your bachelor/ette party. The downstairs music venue and its full calendar of cutting-edge entertainment is just one of the hotel's pleasing outlets: There's great local seafood, rustic Italian or American comforts for noshing, and the rooftop pool will quickly become your daytime party spot.

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Henry Howard Hotel

Why it made the list

This Garden Street mansion is ideal for those looking for something a little quieter (and classier) than the quintessential bachelor or bachelorette party. On the boutique hotel's top floor, the Apex Suite comfortably sleeps six, with three separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a gracious lounge area. In this neighborhood, you'll spend most of your time touring picturesque mansions and cemeteries, sipping craft cocktails, and indulging in neighborhood delicacies.

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Melrose Mansion

Why it made the list

Suites at this Esplanade Avenue mansion are large and affordable, and with enough in your group, you're likely to have the house all to yourselves. The large pool and courtyard are ideal for a pool party or daytime recovery, and you are in close walking distance to your pick of fantastic bars and music venues on Frenchmen Street and St. Claude Avenue.

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Harrah's New Orleans Hotel

Why it made the list

On the surface, this hotel appeals most to gamblers, but really there are a plethora of entertainment options right on site. Aside from a beer garden and steakhouse, Masquerade, Harrah's nightclub, often hosts celebrity DJs and wild parties well into the night. The French Quarter is less than a five-minute walk.

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Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Why it made the list

If you're looking to check off all of the classic, rowdy bachelor party boxes, you will find every one of them on Bourbon Street, and the Royal Sonesta lands you right in its busiest section. There are many suites and larger group options, and the pool area is fun for a pre or post night-out spot.

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