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French Quarter

Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
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The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife and the finest art galleries and restaurants in the city.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bourbon street” (2,050 reviews)
“people watching” (514 reviews)
Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Architectures beautiful but the cities dirty . Pretty much like any big city you have those people asking for money or wanting to read palms but it does have good features. I like it better as a couples trip or being out with friends. For...More

Thank michann3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

French Quarter was very lively. My friends and I had a wonderful time going in and out of the little shops. It was very hot walking around during the day. The sight seeing your wAs fun. However the drinks that they sale are watered down....More

Thank love2educate2
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ever wake up to the same boring routine & wish u could go somewhere out of this world, but still in the USA? Well, satisfy your desires by going to the famous French Quarter in New Orleans. Enjoy the many places to taste real Cajon...More

Thank kbrucemom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

People offer you free beads then want money-supposedly for the homeless yeah right! Whole area stinks w drunks, strippers and money hungry vendors--not our thing!

Thank ritarealtor
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be aware there is a distinct old urine and stale beer smell in a lot of the areas here especially bourbon street, not strictly clean looking and there are A LOT of not so sober folks of all ages. Lots of beautiful art galleries and...More

Thank LORA T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful space, architecture, culture and people... felt like the heartbeat of the city was all around us.

Thank alanhancock
Reviewed 2 days ago

Safe, and fun and architecture was amazing. We walked a lot of it and stayed alot at Jackson Square. It was funny how we turned the corner on Bourbon street and it's reputation was spot on. My teenage sons were highly uncomfortable with their mom...More

Thank 412theresa
Reviewed 2 days ago

The French Quarter is a must see for those visiting New Orleans. It is very old and alive. You will not forget it.

Thank P415CFmarkp
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are many stores to shop is the French Quarter, but if you want to find some items with a multitude of selections, the Market is the place to go. There were so many vendors that it nearly takes your breath away. I almost didn't...More

Thank chaprice48
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We definitely got a workout walking through the streets. The French Quarter was a lot larger than we had expected. The street/sewer repairs were smelly and inconvenient, but probably very necessary.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
I found it best to use the hotels parking, however there is a parking garage located near the restaurant Deanie's,located on Iberville St. There is some street parking very limited, but with the upgrade to the streets... More
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, closest is the The French Quarter RV Resort
11 June 2017|
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Response from msn6804 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, but it is hard to drive an RV down many of the narrow streets and making turns can be almost impossible.