Set in an 1854 warehouse formerly called the Old No. 77—a name borrowed from the former warehouse’s I.D. number—this Warehouse Arts District hotel dishes history with original hardwood floors, exposed brick walls and interesting ghost signs uncovered during the hotel’s renovation. Several rooms are windowless and priced accordingly, but in general the sleep space is comfortable and oozes local charm. This 167-room hotel is all about local art and products, from New Orleans makers including New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts and Where Y’art Gallery for exhibits and artist-curated loft suites. The good hotel shop has local gifts from the likes of Dirty Coast, Defend New Orleans, and Mad Darling. Chef Nina Compton’s superb Compère Lapin restaurant might be the hotel’s best feature.
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The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery
535 Tchoupitoulas St.
Our Rating Neighborhood Warehouse District Phone 504/527-5271 Prices $97–$313 double, $450–$550 suite. Valet parking $40 Units 167 Amenities Coffee shop, restaurant/bar, free Wi-Fi Web site The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery Other Pets allowed ($45 fee)
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