Apr 20, 2023



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The 5 Best Family Hotels in New Orleans

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New Orleans may have a reputation for wild parties and escapades, but the Big Easy is fun for all ages. Even so, knowing the best family hotels in New Orleans can go a long way in making your trip extra special.

Can’t decide where to stay in New Orleans with the family? Connect with Fora and an advisor will hook you up at some of the best family-friendly hotels New Orleans has to offer, all while unlocking VIP perks and upgrades. Advisors can also help you build the ideal New Orleans travel plan, like this family-friendly New Orleans 3-day itinerary, or this exciting mother-daughter trip to New Orleans

Regardless, your advisor will make sure your NOLA vacation is a trip to remember. In the meantime, read on to see a few of the best family hotels in New Orleans.

The 5 best hotels in New Orleans for families

From the French Quarter to the Warehouse District, you’ll find family-friendly hotels in many of the best areas to stay in New Orleans. Here are five of our favorite family hotels in NOLA, by neighborhood.

1. The Roosevelt (Central Business District) the best family hotel in New Orleans for jazz lovers

The Roosevelt is just far enough from Bourbon Street that even during peak Carnival Season, you don’t have to worry about your kids getting an advanced education in New Orleans after dark (check out our New Orleans nightlife guide). 

On the other hand, this luxe hotel’s prime location places it near Downtown New Orleans’ most exciting attractions, most of which are perfectly kid-friendly, like the Audubon Aquarium

The hotel itself is lavishly decorated and quite storied. Famous artists like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and James Brown have all played at the hotel’s Blue Room, which still hosts live acts regularly.

Check in with a New Orleans trip planner (aka Fora Advisor) for the full lowdown on The Roosevelt.

2. The Windsor Court (Central Business District): a luxe, family-friendly hotel in New Orleans offering convenient access to the city’s hotspots

Further south in the Central Business District, The Windsor Court is one of the best family hotels in New Orleans for those looking for convenient access to the rest of the city. The French Quarter, Warehouse District and the center of the Central Business District are all within a few blocks of the hotel.

At The Windsor Court, families can enjoy the massive saltwater pool, tea time (per classic New Orleans culture) and, for the adults, a full-service spa and swanky cocktail lounge. 

The Windsor Court is also one of the more romantic hotels in New Orleans, with an excellent nightlife scene (New Orleans girls’ trip, anyone?) and gorgeous views of both the city and the Mississippi River.

3. W New Orleans (French Quarter): a great family hotel in New Orleans’ most iconic district

The W New Orleans is, hands-down, the best family hotel in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Posh accommodations offer lavish comfort when your family’s not taking in the local sights. And while the hotel’s façade fits in with the district’s signature French-Southern style, the interior features contemporary decor with an artful retro twist.

There’s also an outdoor pool, upscale bars and restaurants and, of course, convenient access to French Quarter attractions.

Plan your trip with Fora for more details on the W New Orleans. And don’t forget, Fora Advisors can answer all your questions, like when the best time to go to New Orleans is, or how many days you need to visit New Orleans for the full experience.

4. Ace Hotel (Warehouse District): where families interested in art & music should stay in NOLA

The Ace Hotel is one of the more unique places to stay in New Orleans, as it forgoes a lot of classic NOLA staples to offer an overall contemporary experience. However, you’ll still find plenty of local influences at this top New Orleans boutique hotel. Every room features local art, and local musicians regularly perform at Three Keys, the hotel’s stylish music venue.

The Warehouse District has a lot of appeal, too. Older kids might enjoy the National World War II Museum, the most expansive museum in the world dedicated to this period. There are also tons of hip cafés, coffee shops and fusion restaurants.

5. Hyatt Centric (French Quarter): where to stay in New Orleans with a family that wants to check out Bourbon Street

Just around the corner from Bourbon Street, which is decently family-friendly during waking hours, you’ll find the Hyatt Centric French Quarter. This four-star hotel offers families a relaxing refuge right in the heart of Downtown New Orleans.

While the hotel is technically located in the French Quarter, it’s less than a block away from the Central Business District. Plus, both the waterfront area and the Warehouse District are within walking distance.

Book your stay at the best family hotels in New Orleans with Fora to get awesome hotel perks & upgrades

Need help deciding where to stay in New Orleans with family? Plan your travel with Fora and they’ll not only help you pick the best family-friendly hotels in New Orleans, but score you exciting hotel perks and upgrades (at no extra cost) along the way. 

Fora Advisors can also help plan your entire trip, whether it’s with the family or if you’re looking for a wild ride with your girlfriends (check out our New Orleans girls’ weekend itinerary). Or, take your family vacation somewhere completely different. Check out our guides to the best Colorado resorts for families, the top Utah family resorts, the best Hawaiian Island for kids and visiting Spain with kids.


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