Loews New Orleans Est. 2004

300 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130, USA

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The Loews New Orleans Hotel personifies the captivating spirit of the Big Easy with vibrant, elegant decor and extraordinary service.
The newly renovated 17,000 square-feet of meeting space on the 9th and 10th floors includes a 4,243 square-foot column-free ballroom and nine breakouts, all offering panoramic views of downtown or the Mississippi River.
The Lowdown
Type
Ballroom
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Bar / Club / Lounge
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Private Dining / Restaurant
Views
Cityscape
River
Style
Elegant
Modern
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.

Venue Setting

We invite you to celebrate your special day at one of the premier wedding destinations in the Crescent City, Loews New Orleans Hotel. With dramatic views of the city skyline and the Mississippi River, elegant, contemporary style, and personalized service, we can make the wedding of your dreams come to life.

With our seasoned banquet team and onsite wedding expert, we streamline the planning process and provide a stress-free experience from menu design to guest accommodations. Our newly renovated Louisiana Ballroom and Parish Hall, punctuated by stunning pieces of local art and floor-to-ceiling windows, offers the ideal backdrop for your ceremony or reception. With a maximum capacity for 250 guests, everyone will be dancing the night away beneath our awe-inspiring silver chandeliers and 16-foot ceilings.

If an outdoor wedding is more your style, the Piazza d’Italia sits adjacent to our hotel as an exquisite example of post-modern architecture and a unique historical New Orleans landmark that pays tribute to the city’s Italian community. Complete with colored light features and beautiful fountains, the Piazza has been recently restored to provide the perfect one-of-a-kind venue for your event.

As your guests retire for the evening, they’ll be pampered in our plush accommodations that are luxuriously spacious and inviting, offering the ideal blend of comfort and style. For a night out on the town, we make exploring easy. Situated at the crossroads of New Orleans art, music, culture and cuisine, you’ll find yourself within walking distance to the historic French Quarter, Arts District, Harrah’s Casino, Riverfront, famous restaurants, jazz clubs and shopping.

As our team walks you through every detail of your event from start to finish, Loews New Orleans Hotel is dedicated to creating unforgettable memories for you and your guests that will last a lifetime.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
250
Buffet
N/A
Standing
350
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2004
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Inside Scoop

Our Loews New Orleans team is here to help in more ways than one! 

Should you have an emergency repair needed on your favorite stilettos our Chief Carpenter, Chris, is your man!  

If you want the best gumbo for your banquet ask for Chef Clinton's gumbo.  You won't be disappointed, and you'll be back for thirds!

We also have some talented floral arrangers, gift-wrappers, and a few Kings and Queens of useless information in case you're looking to wow others at the next cocktail party.

Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Located at the crossroads or New Orleans art, music, culture and cuisine, the Loews New Orleans Hotel personifies the captivating spirit of the Big Easy with vibrant, elegant decor and extraordinary service. Offering genuine hospitality and locally curated experiences, the hotel stands as a gateway to the city’s Art’s District, within walking distance to the historic French Quarter, Riverfront, famous restaurants, jazz clubs and Morial Convention Center.

Featuring the city’s largest guestrooms at 532 square feet, each room boasts magnificent views of either the Mississippi River of city skyline, complimentary WiFi and 24-hour room service. Newly renovated 17,000 square-feet of meeting space on the 9th and 10th floors includes a 4,243 square-foot column-free ballroom and nine breakouts, all offering panoramic views of downtown or the Mississippi River. The adjacent Piazza d’Italia is an ideal outdoor venue for receptions and group meals. The hotel also offers a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, saltwater lap pool, whirlpool and dry sauna.
Standout Venue Features:
The Piazza d'Italia located adjacent to the hotel, is a unique outdoor venue ideal for receptions up to 400 guests, as well as luncheons, dinners and themed parties. The Charles Moore-designed Renaissance revival plaza is a local treasure and features outdoor fountains and dramatic lighting.
Extra Perks:
All Wedding packages for 100 guests of more include all of the below:
* Upgraded Grand King Riverview Suite with turn-down service
* Two upgrades to Grand King River View guest rooms for the parents of the bride and groom
* Surprise wedding gift from your Loews Family
* $100 Gift certificate to Poydras & Peters Restaurant to celebrate your one year anniversary
* 15% Discount incentive for rehearsal dinner or post-wedding farewell brunch
* Exclusive access to our Preferred Vendor List
* Tables, chairs, white linens, glassware, votive candles, dance floor, and stage
* White wooden garden chairs for ceremony
* Two valet parking passes for one night
Awards & Notables
  • US News & World Report Travel Top 10 Best Hotels in Louisiana - 2018
  • Voted one of the Top 50 Large City Hotels in the U.S. & Canada by Travel + Leisure magazine
Celebration Locations
Louisiana Ballroom:
A beautiful 4,243-square-foot space featuring 16-foot ceilings and wall-to-wall windows. The chandeliers are a must see!
- View: Enjoy a beautiful city view towards the Mighty Mississippi River
- Max Capacity: 400
Piazza d'Italia:
Located adjacent to the hotel, this unique outdoor venue is ideal for receptions for up to 400 guests, as well as for luncheons, dinners and themed parties. The Charles Moore-designed Renaissance revival plaza is a local treasure and features outdoor fountains and dramatic lighting.
- Max Capacity: 400
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Poydras & Peters
American Brasserie

Offering approachable and affordable American fare that invokes curiosity and fun, Poydras & Peters uses fresh and locally sourced ingredients, reflecting the dynamic landscape of New Orleans cuisine.

Our new restaurant pays homage to the cultural diversity and historical significance of the Poydras Market of 1838. Poydras & Peters takes inspiration from the melting pot of cultures represented at the Market, and brings beautifully diverse flavors to each dish on the menu. The bar program at the restaurant serves up seasonal craft cocktails and locally inspired small plates, while also offering local craft beers, over 45 whiskeys and a local rum flight. 

Flavor by Loews New Orleans 
Eating Like a Local Made Easy
Dine and drink your way through New Orleans like a true insider with our curated culinary experience, Flavor by Loews Hotels.

New Orleans has character like no other. And flavors you won’t find anywhere else. Get an authentic taste of the best right here with Flavor by Loews New Orleans Hotel. We’ve partnered with the most-loved hyper-local culinary and beverage artisans so you can experience the authentic Big Easy, bite after bite, sip after sip. Even better? You can have it all without ever taking step off property.

Our Flavor Partners

Piccola Gelateria
Its name translates to “small gelato shop” – but this spot has a huge heart. Husband and wife owners Ross and Ria Turnbull serve everyone as if they’re family, which has turned Piccola Gelateria into something of a cult sensation in downtown New Orleans. Masters of their craft (the Turnbulls both attended Art of Gelato training in Europe), they make authentic Italian-style gelato and sorbetto, as well as Italian espresso, crepes and piadina (flatbread sandwiches). Get your taste here at Café Adelaide.

Bellegarde Bakery

Here, baking is a craft. And it’s one done by honoring traditional methods and flavors. To wit: Bellegarde has the only stone flour mill between Asheville and Arizona, and it’s the only company in the world, besides Tabasco, to use natural Avery Island Louisiana salt. Its breads are made using whole grains grown in the region; beyond that, it’s simply filtered water, leavening and lots of passion. You won’t taste anything else like it. See for yourself at Poydras & Peters.

Old New Orleans Rum

New Orleans is home to America’s oldest operating rum distillery. Called Celebration Distillation, it’s where the makers of Old New Orleans Rum have been distilling for over 20 years. Credit goes to local artist James Michalopoulos, who seeks out the best local ingredients and makes sure things are done the old-fashioned way – even the bottles are corked and sealed by hand. The best known variety is Crystal Rum, made from Louisiana molasses. Taste it straight or in the Gingeroo, a bottled carbonated cocktail that also includes local sugar cane, cayenne and freshly juiced ginger. Raise a glass here at Poydras & Peters.

Grab & Go
Need an early morning coffee fix?  We can help with that!  Enjoy a selection of assorted pastries, breakfast sandwiches and fruit as well as self-serve regular, decaf and chicory coffee at our Grab & Go, located at Poydras & Peters Bar.


 

Bars & Lounges:
Poydras & Peters bar is the newest New Orleans gathering place with a bar menu full of bites to share and the latest cocktail creations.  

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