2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory,
New Orleans, LA, Hotel Monteleone, September 11-15, 2013
Hotel Monteleone: The Hotel Monteleone is located at 214 rue Royale, New Orleans, LA, in the heart of the French Quarter, phone 504-523-3341. Room blocks will be held until August 14, 2013. Click here to book a room.
Airport: Those flying into New Orleans will fly into the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Taxis, shuttles, and limousine service to downtown are available at the airport.
Amtrak: The City of New Orleans line runs from Chicago to New Orleans. Click here for schedules and fares. The train station is located in downtown New Orleans, a short taxi ride to Hotel Monteleone.
Parking: Since the Hotel Monteleone is in the French Quarter where everything is within easy walking distance and given the difficulty of parking in the French Quarter, we advise attendees to avoid renting or driving a car if possible. Taxis and shuttles are available from the airport and train station. However, if you choose to drive, valet parking is available at Hotel Monteleone for thirty dollars ($30) plus 12% tax for regular size and thirty-two dollars ($32) plus 12% tax for oversize vehicles, per vehicle, per day, as space permits. Parking is not guaranteed. Rate is also subject to change without notice.
Driving from Mississippi, Alabama, etc.: Head I-10 West toward Baton Rouge. Exit Orleans Ave./Vieux Carre (235A). Proceed down ramp and turn left at the light onto Orleans Ave. Continue on Orleans Ave under Interstate. Orleans Ave. becomes Basin Street. Continue on Orleans/Basin for .6 miles. Turn left on Conti Street. Continue six blocks (.5 miles), turn right on Decatur Street, then right on Bienville St. You will see the garage for Hotel Monteleone on your left side approximately 2 blocks down.
Driving from Airport, Baton Rouge, Texas, etc.: Head I-10 East toward New Orleans Business District and Slidell. Exit Superdome/Poydras Street (Exit 234B). Proceed down ramp and continue straight for 8 blocks, staying in left hand lane.~ Turn left onto Camp Street and continue 4 blocks to Canal Street (a big 2-way Boulevard).~ Cross over Canal Street which turns into Chartres Street (in the French Quarter).~ Go 2 blocks on Chartres St and turn left on Bienville Street.~ Halfway down the street, you will see the garage entrance for Hotel Monteleone on the left.
Additional Hotels in New Orleans: There are hundreds of hotels in New Orleans which can be found on any travel website. The Hotel Monteleone is in the French Quarter, and any hotels in the quarter or near Canal Street will be within walking distance. Attendees staying outside of the quarter or Canal Street, however, can take public transportation to the French Quarter or Canal Street or drive to the hotel. Those driving, however, should know that parking is difficult in the quarter (see Parking above).