Royal St. Charles Hotel - New Orleans

One-Night Stay with Swamp-Tour Tickets at the Royal St. Charles Hotel in New Orleans

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Chic Hotel in the Bustling Center of New Orleans

The forest-green St. Charles streetcar, one of the world's oldest continuously operating transit vehicles of its kind, still rumbles down the street outside the Royal St. Charles Hotel, located just a block away from the historic French Quarter. The contemporary boutique hotel is chic and convenient, providing easy access both to the old-school New Orleans of streetcars and jazz joints and to the hard-partying New Orleans of bawdy, boozy Bourbon Street.

The hotel's deluxe queen rooms are tastefully decorated with a red-and-white color scheme, original artwork, and handmade furnishings. In the morning, pop into PJ's Coffee in the lobby for a pastry or pick-me-up en route to the included swamp tour from Jean Lafitte. During this 90-minute tour, a Cajun guide acquaints tour-goers with the lore and legends of the bayou. Peering through moss-draped cypress trees and murky waters, you're liable to spot alligators, snakes, and egrets, all from the safety of a large 360-passenger boat.

Alternatively, you can exchange your swamp-tour tickets for a 50% discount on a paddlewheel tour aboard the Creole Queen. The riverboat casts off near Canal and Poydras Streets and floats past the French Quarter while the captain expounds on nearby landmarks, history, and river lore. Passengers can disembark at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park to tour Chalmette Battlefield, the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans, in which saxophonists squared off with a school of catfish for cultural domination.

New Orleans: Southern Melting Pot with Great Food, Music, and Cultural Landmarks

New Orleans's unofficial motto is "laissez les bons temps rouler," a Cajun-French phrase that translates roughly to "let the good times roll." The glittering southern metropolis is a cultural feast that engages each and every one of the senses. Meals in particular are an event. The flavors and aromas of French, American, and Caribbean cuisines blend harmoniously at the city's many bistros, greasy spoons, and fine-dining restaurants.

Each New Orleans neighborhoods has a distinct flair: on Frenchmen Street, a host of live-music venues overflow with the sounds of jazz, blues, and reggae. In the French Quarter, a block north of the hotel, the wild nightlife attracts revelers into the wee hours. And in the genteel Garden District, Greek Revival and Italianate homes stand alongside antique shops, restaurants, and spacious gardens.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

One-night stay for two in a deluxe queen room, valid only for stays Sunday–Thursday. Includes resort fee and two swamp-tour tickets.

  • Option 1: $69, valid 9/7-9/27 (up to a $168 value)
  • Option 2: $89, valid 10/3–10/30 (up to a $188 value)
  • Option 3: $89, valid 11/2–11/30 (up to a $168 value)

Book by: 9/27/12 (Option 1), 10/30/12 (Option 2), or 11/2/12 (Option 3)

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour concierge
  • Fitness center
  • Original artwork
  • Handmade furniture
  • WiFi
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The Fine Print

  • Must book by 9/27/12, 10/30/12, or 11/2/12 or promo value expires
  • Valid only for date purchased
  • Valid for stays Sunday–Thursday only
  • Not valid 9/9, 9/23; 10/7, 10/11, 10/14-18; 11/4-5, 11/11, or 11/25
  • Limit 4 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 4 per visit
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 72-hour cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupn price applies
  • Must be 21+ to check in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • Must use promotional value in 1 visit
  • 13% tax not included
  • Credit card required at booking.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

Deluxe Queen

  • One queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2
  • Adding occupants above standard: not allowed
  • Original artwork
  • Handmade furniture

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: noon
  • Resort fee includes: unlimited local and continental long-distance calls, wireless Internet, 24-hour fitness-center use, and in-room safe insurance
  • Parking: available for an additional $29 per night
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $20 per night
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: no pets are allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • By plane: 13 miles from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
  • By cab: about $35 from MSY
  • By shuttle: about $20 per adult via the airport shuttle

Traveler's Tips

  • Guests may swap the swamp-tour tickets for half-off cruise tickets on the paddlewheel boat Creole Queen. Visit the concierge to make arrangements.
  • The $8.95 resort fee covers access to WiFi, the 24-hour fitness center, and unlimited local and continental long-distance phone calls.
  • Three historic streetcar lines stop at points of interest; check routes before embarking on a day trip.

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