Empress Hotel
* 1317 Ursulines Avenue, New Orleans, 70116, LA, United States
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The Empress Hotel extends exceptional proximity to New Orleans’ infamous Bourbon Street, which is packed with happening bars, unique antique markets, and fantastic regional dining venues. This centrally positioned establishment also affords easy access to numerous alluring sites like Louisiana Museum of African American History, New Orleans Jazz Park, Saint Augustine Church, Louis Armstrong Park, Backstreet Cultural Museum, and French Market.

Perfect for the hot climate, all abodes feature air conditioning with climate control. What’s more, Empress Hotel displays spectacular city views and a variety of valuable conveniences consisting of ample storage space plus well-maintained private bathroom with shower/tub combination. Both web surfers and business-travelers alike value free wired high-speed Internet access in all rooms while everyone appreciates the proficient housekeeping staff, which is present daily. Upon request, articles in the form of iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and rollaway beds can be obtained.

Hotel Facilities
Providing an impressive array of business-friendly amenities, professional travelers remain well-connected and productive thanks to complimentary wired high-speed Internet in communal areas. Moreover, patrons of Empress Hotel are privy to attentive around-the-clock front of house support, which comes in handy for those burning the midnight oil. This accommodating inn also offers fresh coffee/tea in the welcoming lobby and tour/ticket assistance whereas a plethora of restaurants, cafés, bars, and snack shops are conveniently situated nearby.

The Empress Hotel is merely 11 miles from New Orleans’s airport. Furthermore, a vibrant nightlife scene and arts district are located within the surrounding neighborhood while public transportation is easily accessible.

Hotel Services and Facilities

Free WiFi Free parking Free breakfast

Hotel facilities

  • Free parking nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free self parking
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Pets allowed
  • Free WiFi

Important information

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 20 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

How to book

Making your reservation in Empress Hotel is easy and secure. Simply select your dates of stay and click on the “Check Rates” button to submit the form.

After room types and rates are returned to your screen, you will be able to choose the rate you desire by reading the room information in the center of the screen, then clicking on the "Book Now" button on the right side of the screen. After you have selected your desired room type, you will be taken to a "Complete your booking" form. Then you will need to review the "Details of your stay" and fill in the blanks on the "Guest Details" section. Be sure your name and email address are spelled correctly.

After you fill out all of the needed information, press the "Complete reservation" button. To ensure your security, we use a secure commerce server, which encrypts the credit card number and encodes it into a non-usable form.

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Area information

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or attraction, and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Backstreet Cultural Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Louisiana Museum of African American History - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Saint Augustine Church - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
New Orleans Jazz Park - 0.2 km / 0.2 mi
Mahalia Jackson Theater - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Louis Armstrong Park - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Congo Square - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Basin St. Station Visitor Information Cultural Center - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Gallier House - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Historic Voodoo Museum - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Beauregard-Keyes House - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Old Ursuline Convent - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Preservation Hall - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Presbytere - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
New Orleans, LA (NEW-Lakefront) - 8.8 km / 5.5 mi
New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) - 18.5 km / 11.5 mi

The preferred airport for Empress Hotel is New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.).