Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, New Orleans French Quarter, LA
315 Magazine Street
New Orleans , LA 70130-2424
Stay in the heart of the Crescent City at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, New Orleans, French Quarter, LA. Situated less than a mile from iconic Bourbon Street, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and other NOLA attractions, our historic French Quarter hotel is the perfect home base for sightseeing in the Big Easy. After a day of exploring the city, our courtyard and dipping pool are perfect for relaxing.
See what our guests are saying about us.
Hotel Amenities & Services
Take it easy in our convenient, historic hotel, housed in an 1860s building that radiates French Quarter charm. Use our valet parking for easy coming and going, and don’t miss our daily hot breakfast. Amenities and services include:
Learn more about our hotel’s amenities and services.
Our Rooms & Suites
Our quiet guest rooms and suites offer beds with a Serta® Eurotop Presidential II mattress for a restful stay and feature unique architecture from the 1860s. Standard room amenities include:
Upgrade your stay with a Suite, complete with standard amenities as well as a sleeper sofa, a living area and your choice of a king-size bed or two queen-size beds.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Energize each morning with the hotel’s complimentary Be Our Guest Breakfast, and unwind each evening at Stacks on Magazine, our popular bar serving cocktails like the Cognac Sazarac and Hemingway Daiquiri, crafted by our master mixologist. Looking for Creole food? Make a reservation at Arnaud’s, less than half a mile from the hotel, for fine dining and jazz. Find several nearby restaurants to satisfy your appetite for gumbo, po’ boys and other Cajun favorites.
Things to Do in the French Quarter of New Orleans
Join “Who Dat” Nation at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints and less than a mile from the Country Inn & Suites, New Orleans French Quarter. Explore eclectic shops at the French Market and Royal Street, just 15 minutes away by streetcar. Tour nearby art galleries like Windsor Fine Art and the Galerie Rue Toulouse for a cultural glimpse into the city. Visit these area attractions as well:
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas – Feel the skin of a stingray, pet a penguin and snorkel in the Great Maya Reef at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, perched on the banks of the Mississippi River and just half a mile from the hotel.
Harrah’s New Orleans Casino – Try your luck on almost 2,000 slot machines and table games at Harrah’s Casino, two blocks from the hotel, or watch an epic game of poker during a World Series of Poker Circuit Event.
National World War II Museum – Witness the courage of everyday men and women at the National World War II Museum, dedicated to preserving the artifacts, memoirs and oral histories from this monumental time. You can walk from the hotel to the museum in just 10 minutes.
Read more about our hotel’s location.
Groups & Meetings
Perfect for sports teams and tour groups, the Country Inn & Suites, New Orleans French Quarter can host up to 100 people in its venue and offers audiovisual equipment along with special group packages.
Say “I do” in our French Quarter–style courtyard, which can accommodate 20 guests. Your wedding guests receive discounted valet parking, and you’ll enjoy our catering options and a complimentary upgrade to a Suite.
Learn more about our meeting rooms and floor plans.
100% Non-Smoking Facility
Pets cannot be accommodated at this hotel.
Early Departure Policy
An early departure fee of one night's room rate plus taxes applies to guests checking out prior to their departure date. Guests will be asked to confirm their departure date upon check-in. Guests may be able to change their departure date without penalty at the time of check-in, depending on the terms of the rate which they have reserved. Any requests to modify the dates of stay at check-in are subject to the best available rate at that time. Please contact the hotel for further information.
Pass a Good Time in NOLA’s French Quarter
The Country Inn & Suites welcomes to you experience the charm and verve of New Orleans from our location in the French Quarter. You can be near the enchanting events that have made New Orleans famous, including the Satchmo Summerfest, All State Sugar Bowl and Mardi Gras. Our hotel offers suites that look out over Magazine Street, a major New Orleans parade route. You’ll want to check the event calendar so you don’t miss out on any of the action during your stay.
February 28, 2017 | February 13, 2018 | March 9, 2019
America’s biggest party has something for every reveler, including costumes, beads, King Cakes and parades that draw up to 250,000 partygoers each year. A once-in-a-lifetime experience, Mardi Gras season begins two Fridays before Mardi Gras Day.
French Quarter Festival
April 6–9, 2017
More than 70 food and beverage vendors show up for this award-winning gathering at Woldenberg Riverfront Park, the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint and Jackson Square. With more than 700,000 people attending, it’s the largest free music festival in the South. Sing and sway to rhythm and blues, contemporary jazz and more from 450 musicians. It’s a party only New Orleans could put on.
Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic
April 15, 2017
Celebrate 38 years of competition and fun at one of the city's most attended 10k races. The Crescent City Classic route winds through historic Jackson Square, the contemporary financial district and the historic homes of Esplanade Avenue. Stay after for post-race festivities New Orleans style.
Easter in New Orleans
April 16, 2017
Hop on the streetcar with kids and head over to the Storyland and the Easter Egg Hunt at Carousel Gardens in City Park, starting at 9:00 a.m. Then celebrate at the Chris Owners French Quarter Easter Parade at 1:00 p.m., starting from the corner of the Canal and Bourbon Streets.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 28–May 7, 2017
A 10-day celebration of Louisiana heritage, NOJazz fuses local foods, craft artisans and countless musicians at the Fair Grounds Race Course. The event brings you live performances including jazz, R&B, bluegrass, zydeco, Cajun, country and rap.
Zurich Golf Classic
May 1–5, 2017
Zurich Golf Classic is not your typical charity golf tournament. This event blends New Orleans-style grandeur with a PGA Tour stop to bring together the biggest names in golf with popular food and music. And it’s all for children’s service organizations.
May 19–21, 2017
Ready for free music, great local food and art available for purchase? This family-friendly celebration along historic Bayou St John celebrates the best of New Orleans.
Bayou Country Superfest
May 27–28, 2017
Featuring country music’s best and brightest stars, this festival is held on Memorial Day weekend at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival
June 24–25, 2017
Boot-scoot at this free event showcasing the best Cajun and zydeco performers. Join in at 11:30 a.m. at Louis Armstrong Park—an easy walk from the Country Inn & Suites. You can enjoy local arts and hand-crafted food while your children make crafts in the supervised kids’ tent from noon to 5:00 p.m. The festival is held in combination with the Creole Tomato Festival.
Essence Music Festival
June 30–July 2, 2017
America's largest annual gathering of African-American musicians, the Essence Music Festival, is composed of three nights of musical performances and cultural celebrations.
San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (The Running of the Bulls)
July 7–9, 2017
Modeled after Spain’s famous bull runs, these “bulls” start running at 8:00 a.m. One difference – the bulls are roller derby teams from around the country chasing runners through the Central Business District in New Orleans. Stay after the fun for food and music.
August 4–6, 2017
A weekend festival filled with scrumptious food, live music, fashion, jazz exhibits, a second line parade and a local art contest. What better way to honor the one-and-only Louis Armstrong?
Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival
October 13–15, 2017
Only two blocks from the Country Inn and Suites, the Blues and BBQ festival awaits you. Devour freshly made barbecue and get your groove on with free music, featuring local and national artists.
The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
October 27–29, 2017
Immerse yourself in the music at this major national festival in City Park. Enjoy a wide array of musical styles emphasizing the world’s largest rock and electronic acts. Come in costume since this event corresponds with the famed New Orleans Halloween celebrations.
November 25, 2017
Get the chief seats to watch top rivals Southern and Grambling State universities sports teams face off in this fiercely competitive football game.
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
February 17–18, 2018
The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Come see why this event has become one of the biggest parties in New Orleans, featuring local musical acts, the Finish Line Festival and free-flowing beer.