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The partying never stops on Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air. Brimming with life, you'll find everything from...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing place to see through the day and night, plenty of bars and restaurants in the area. The only thing was all the roadworks and construction going on when we visited.

Thank marang50
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You just have to visit the famous bourbon street, but it's very loud, commercial, busy, and touristy. If you're there just to party, it's always hopping. If you're looking for awesome music & the feel of what bourbon street used to be, go to frenchmens...More

Thank llund1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Had loked forward to visiting this iconic place for many years but it is filthy dirty everywhere, lots of alcoholics living on the streets, drunk people of all ages staggering around at all times of the day and night. Loud music blasting from...More

Thank deppagent
Reviewed 4 days ago

I don't think I have ever been so disappointed when visiting a place. The visit to New Orleans, obviously meant a walk down Bourbon Street, the place was one large construction site, with holes in the road and obstacles just about everywhere. We walked up...More

Thank 64smith10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Started at Canal and almost 2 years in only up to Toulouse. The part that is done is very nice, but the rest is still a mess. You have to walk on boarded up sidewalks which feels a bit too close for comfort especially at...More

Thank maritimeramman
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an atmosphere! Jazz music and people dancing in the streets. It's like a street party, enjoy it for what it is. Great memories.

Thank BristolLisa69
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third trip to New Orleans,and third time on Halloween. Dress in costume to Fit In and enjoy the fun! Just the haints you see will be worth the trip. Stay street smart and alert, you'll have a blast!

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although still walkable, Bourbon Street is currently under construction for major plumbing repairs and impossible to access by car. Plan to walk or go to nearby Frenchmen Street for live jazz!

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bourbon Street is on so many people's "must see" lists. No surprise, it has had a storied past. These days, its reputation is much larger than reality. Our walk here was not much more than a jostle amount so many other gawking tourists. Could be...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At night, this is a drinker's paradise. If you want jazz/music, go to Frenchman Street. View it during the day and enjoy the metalwork and architecture.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
...More
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RellStep
3 November 2018|
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Response from maritimeramman | Reviewed this property |
We were here this Msrch for St Pat's day. The weather was warm, but overcast with rain on and off. Bring light jacket or rain coat and an umbrella.
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Megan L
14 September 2018|
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Response from maritimeramman | Reviewed this property |
We are here now and this is the nicest Dec we've had. Sun and warm every day. Having said that, last year it snowed. The year before it was cold and raining. Keep and eye on the forecast leading up to your trip is the best... More
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Karl S
11 September 2018|
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