What’s inside: Vintage interiors mixed with modern touches (like La Labo toiletries); the reopened Caribbean Room for fine dining and that oft-Instagrammed wall of paintings featuring NOLA native and rapper Lil Wayne; penthouse bar Tin Roof with the best view of the city.
What’s nearby: A streetcar stop for a rolling view of the mansions that line St.
What’s inside: The legendary front porch facing St.
Charles Avenue where brunch is an hours-long affair; the historic house’s original mahogany staircase that leads to a stained glass skylight; 20 rooms with furniture and fixtures echoing the 19th and early 20th century time period; and live music in the lounge downstairs.
What’s inside: A lively lobby that acts as part music venue and part cocktail lounge; an outpost of Stumptown Coffee Roasters; a rooftop pool and bar serving adult slushies; lush, sophisticated osteria Josephine-Estelle; and intimate oyster bar Seaworthy.