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Bourbon Street

New Orleans, LA
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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.
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  • Average21%
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  • Terrible11%
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“party street” (60 reviews)
“people watching” (224 reviews)
“mardi gras” (257 reviews)
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New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
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+1 504-524-0010
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bourbon Street is one of those things you need to see once. We were there during Mardi Gras. People were throwing beads off of their balconies. There was a lot of alcohol, hustlers and music. The mood was very jovial and despite all of the...More

Thank OlsonKimberlyL
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice party place with lot of bars and restaurants and lot of musicians on the streets. The people are happy and lot of are already drunken in mid of day. So, it is a lot of fun here.

Thank RedEagle_Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love fun places and music but Bourbon street is really trashy. In more ways than one. Also lots of garbage around. Lol. Some places had good blues music though. That being said, it was very fun to people watch here, if u like to...More

Thank thorbach
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Bourbon Street at night during Mardi Gras. It’s a good insane. You don’t feel overwhelmed and there are so many restaurants w/ or without live Musician. The lights make it look like Vegas but with a different feel.

Thank tojulianna
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited after Fat Tuesday and got to see everything i would have imagined. The street was fun and didnt feel unsafe. Fun times.

Thank indy6
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bars galore. Music everywhere. Crowded. It's definitely a party atmosphere. Fishbowl sized drinks and huge @$$ beers. I could do without the multiple Hustler clubs.

Thank shy_kitten
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived the morning after Marti Gras so it was still a bit dirty. The party atmosphere was alive throughout the following days getting from point A to B could be challenging. We found it easier to look around earlier in the day

Thank fernmisty
Reviewed 2 days ago

This road has attracted all the lower end aspects of a big city, with loads more fast food/cheap bars than the other more refined areas of town. The street was littered with the flotsam of boozy nights out and street beggars. I advise if you...More

Thank JD C
Reviewed 3 days ago

NOLA has a reputation as a party town and it is for sure. I was nonplused about coming here, however our travel agent urged us to visit whilst we were in the area. We had fun, drank a lot, partied hard, stayed in a good...More

Thank Neville H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everybody seems to get crazy on Bourbon Street! The atmosphere was out of control and everybody is just out to have a good time. Ever type of bar and drink you can think of. Lots of people watching and street performers.

Thank Rhonda A
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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
...More
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Katie S
29 January 2018|
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Response from robfar | Reviewed this property |
Def not a good place at night during the day its very quiet im sure they will enjoy the parks by riverfront much better
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BethanyM50
23 January 2018|
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Response from The_Loup_Garou | Reviewed this property |
There is parking on N Peters St, behind One Canal Place and Westin. It is essentially 3 short blocks to Bourbon St. Also, the New Orleans Forum has many threads on parking in the French Quarter.
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Ross P
13 August 2017|
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Response from Jan B |
We have been to New Orleans at Halloween - end of October - where everyone dresses up and walks the streets. Great atmosphere and fun just to watch the revellers. This year we went back at Mardi Gras in February/March... More
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