The History of the Mardi Gras King Cake

  If you’ve ever been in New Orleans during that oh-so festive time of year we like to call Carnival Season (leading up to Mardi Gras Day), you’ve probably experienced the joy of tasting a king cake. While the rest of the country is still mourning the...

Lampooning Parades: Krewe du Vieux and krewedelusion

With enough adult themes to make you blush, Krewe du Vieux is a fun (and funny) satirical parade that is a fan favorite year after year. It’s also one of the few parades that has a downtown route — one that goes right past our hotel. Learn more about this...

Our Top Five Must-See Spots for the Holidays

Bienville House’s prime location in the French Quarter gives guests an unforgettable New Orleans experience any time of year – but at Christmas, the scenery is even more magical. We’ve put together a list of all the must-see spots for the holidays in the area, all...