Explore More Cities › +
Discover the unexpected in New Orleans. Explore All of New Orleans
Restaurants & Bars 8

where to stay (or not) in Garden District

Denise R. | Jan 17, 200210:51 AM

My husband, 2-1/2 year old son, and I are planning an eating trip to NO in April, and would like to stay in the Garden District, but can't decide where to stay or even if I should give it up and stay elsewhere. I have a reservation at the Avenue Plaza, but I've read a frightening number of bad reviews of it online (at Fodor's or Frommer's and elsewhere). Once, I stayed at the art deco monstrosity down the street from the Avenue Plaza (can't remember the name), and it was pretty terrible. I stayed at the Prytania Park once, but that's not really in the Garden District. I have first-hand reports that the Ponchartrain isn't any good. I can't stay at a B&B -- because of my son, I'd really like to have a pool. (Which the Avenue Plaza apparently has.) Does anyone have any suggestions? Should I give up on the Garden District and stay at one of the "suite" hotels in the CBD?

Want to stay up to date with this post?
Log In or Sign Up to comment

Recommended From CH