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Bourbon Street

New Orleans, LA
+1 504-524-0010
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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 shopping to music to Cajun food to nightclubs.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“party street” (55 reviews)
“people watching” (200 reviews)
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New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 504-524-0010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Streets were not clean with much working going on. I did not go at night as I like seeing what it's really like in daylight. Some folks like this atmosphere, guess I'm a bit old and isn't my scene - especially the loud music. If...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It may be famous but it's now just a street for alcohol and girlie bars! Not what we expected at all, in fact very seedy indeed. There is nothing historical about it. Unless you're on a stag or hen trip, or simply want to party,...More

Thank daniel f
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Obviously after decades the drainage system had to be replaced and we were unlucky that it was due during our visit. The pubs at both sides however were open and provided service as usual. All in all the French Quarter and the city as such...More

Thank SevenSeasTraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bourbon street is a party street! If you don't like loud noise, loud music & lots of people this place isn't going to be for you!! Walking down bourbon street in August with high temperatures and even higher humidity I really felt like I was...More

Thank Haydn G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been here numerous times and part of the fun is the road being closed off and walking down the middle of the street. There is a good part from Conti towards Canal blocked off so the crowds have to walk on the sidewalk....More

Thank maritimeramman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Smelled. Dirty. Road not good. Beggers panhandles street performers. People all over asking you for money. Left bourbon street

Thank Ginger P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked through the area this weekend. It's colourful, fun and filled with gift shops, bars and restaurants...everything you've heard about and more. At present it's pretty torn up with construction which made walking the area not as fun.

Thank NFGal
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bourbon street was just ok. There were so many people trying to sell you things and hustlers galore. Had a drink, walked the streets and then I was ready to go! The smell was pretty strong too (they were doing a big dig).

Thank tyjojoko
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attended a conference in New Orleans and a group of us spent maybe 10 minutes on Bourbon St. before heading back to our hotel. Just a kind of vile area. I was there in the late 90s and even since then the place has gotten...More

1  Thank Lee111163
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely a place to see and feel. Visit at night, because it is then a melting pot, heaven and hell together. would not like to live there, though.

Thank Davor R
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
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Ross P
13 August 2017|
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Response from Jan B |
We have been to New Orleans at Halloween - end of October - where everyone dresses up and walks the streets. Great atmosphere and fun just to watch the revellers. This year we went back at Mardi Gras in February/March... More
Cynthia m
15 June 2017|
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Response from melligo2 | Reviewed this property |
One place we went to that a kid would love is the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Cajun Swamp tours, Haunted History Walking Tour (not scary), St. Louis #1 Cemetery tour, National World War 2 museum, Mardi Gras... More
Jody B
21 February 2017|
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Response from BradFr | Reviewed this property |
We left on Saturday morning. Friday was crowded!