The hotel is two blocks from the riverfront and just three blocks from the historic French Quarter.
Built from a trio of 19th-century coffee warehouses, the hotel features exposed-brick walls, antique wooden beams, and high ceilings throughout. Fodor's calls it "a hotel with real character."
Guest rooms reflect the hotel’s historical vibe with wrought-iron bed frames and antique furniture; many have views of the historic Arts District.
Walk across the street to Harrah’s New Orleans casino to try your hand at 3,800 slot machines, 100 table games, and more than 20 poker tables.
The Ambassador is less than a 10-minute walk from stations on the city’s historic streetcar lines. Highlights include the French Market on the Riverfront route and views of the Garden District on the Saint Charles route.
New Orleans’s French Quarter: Let the Good Times Roll
"Stop thinking of New Orleans as the worst-organized city in the United States," writes author Dan Baum in Nine Lives, his post-Katrina book. "Start thinking of it as the best-organized city in the Caribbean." Some folks think there is something distinctly foreign about New Orleans, a place where people’s priorities seem inclined toward enjoying life and relishing the moment at hand. Nothing says it better than the town’s unofficial Cajun creed: Laissez les bons temp rouler, or "Let the good times roll."
Historical buildings with intricate wrought-iron balconies line the narrow streets of New Orleans’s French Quarter. Here, street musicians often fill the air with jazz music, their trombones and tubas swinging back and forth. Just off the Jackson Square park and near the towering St. Louis Cathedral, the legendary Café Du Monde serves beignets under heaping piles of powdered sugar, as well as cups of iced or steaming café au lait.
And then there's Bourbon Street, where neon lights advertise frozen cocktails and gaudy strip clubs and crowds gather along 13 city blocks. The nearby Frenchmen Street, just north of the Quarter, provides a slightly less touristy taste of New Orleans nightlife. Some of the city’s most popular live jazz and blues bars dominate this historic two-block district, with each venue hosting world-class musicians nearly every night of the week. Jazz fills the air at the Spotted Cat Music Club, where a sign warns that both drinks and drunks are barred from the piano—but like all rules in New Orleans, it's one that's bound to get bent from time to time.
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What You Get
Stay for two in a deluxe queen or superior double room
25% off valet parking
Dates into June
Policies and Fees
Reservations: dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
Cancellation policy: 4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable.
Taxes: 13% tax and $1 occupancy tax added at purchase
Additional fees: $9.95 daily resort fee added at purchase
Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.
24-hour fitness center
Sports bar and grill
In-room spa services
Light continental breakfast
24-hour business center
Unlimited local and long-distance calls in rooms
The Fine Print
Date cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
Must be 21 or older to check in
Credit card required at check-in
Not valid with reward points
13% tax and $1 occupancy tax added at purchase
$9.95 daily resort fee added at purchase.
Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Deluxe Queen Room
One queen bed
Standard occupancy: 2
Maximum occupancy: 2
Adding occupants above standard: not allowed
Superior Double Room
Two double beds
Standard occupancy: 2
Maximum occupancy: 4
Adding occupants above standard: $20 per night for each additional guest
Check in: 4 p.m.
Check out: noon
Resort fee includes: light continental breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., unlimited WiFi throughout hotel, access to 24-hour business and fitness centers, access to in-room safe, unlimited local and long-distance phone calls
Parking: valet parking available for an additional $32 per day
Rollaways: available for an additional $20 per night
Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request by calling the property.
Room upgrades: not available
By plane: about 15 miles from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
Kind, friendly, professional. Hotel had historical charm.
Gabriella A. ·
September 27, 2014
Loved the atmosphere and friendly service
Desa R. ·
September 5, 2014
The rustic looking hallways and rooms were gorgeous! The staff was super informative and helpful! Their lobby was being renovated while I was there, so I'm sure it'll be gorgeous soon! (The construction crew was very courteous.)
Kristina W. ·
August 29, 2014
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