At the far end of the French Quarter in a residential neighborhood sits a testament to all that is French. With its austere iron railings, bistro tables lining the balconies, and its elegant furnishings Le Richelieu speaks of a different time and place. The accommodations at the hotel are distributed between two historic buildings dating back to 1845 and 1902; 90 rooms and 16 luxurious suites. Patrons of Le Richelieu can avail themselves of the saltwater pool and courtyard, as well as the cafe and lounge.
Visit: 1234 Chartres St., New Orleans; 504-529-2492; lerichelieuhotel.com