Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown
346 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 524-1140
Fax: (504) 218-4991
For an upscale New Orleans music experience, make your way Irvin Mayfield's I Club. This sophisticated club located in the JW Marriott offers music lovers an opportunity to listen to R&B, Zydeco, Cajun, Funk, Jazz and a variety of other local music styles in a comfortable lounge atmosphere. Each week, New Orleans musicians take the stage at the I Club to entertain locals and visitors alike. Regular performers include Kristin Diable, Amanda Shaw, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Los Hombres Calientes. The I Club offers a menu of small plates, wine and cocktails. Table reservations are accepted, but are not required. - Bethany Culp
Multiple levels, two bars, comfortable settees, lounges and a courtyard, if all this sounds too overwhelming for a nightclub's interiors, Club Ampersand is sure to prove you wrong. Despite being packed to the brim on all nights, Ampersand is big enough to have a private spot for you and your date to cozy up on a couch with a well mixed drink. If you would rather be a part of the action, then let your hair down on the spacious dance-floor. With an interesting theme every night, you know you're in for something different whenever you head here. Classy yet vibrant energy is what makes this club uber cool and sets it apart from all other nightclub's in town. Once a former bank, the super-stylish place has been voted the best nightclub in the city and is frequented by some of the most famous socialites.
The next time you are in New Orleans, make sure you visit the Alibi. The unassuming nature of this serene bar and nightclub will lure you into partying longer than you intended. Frequented by locals and tourists alike, you can binge on the drinks for a relatively throw-away price. Frequented by a hip crowd, socialize with beautiful people at 'One of the Best Bars' as voted by Stuff and Playboy magazines. Do get your hands on some cool Alibi T-shirts and other merchandise!
Famous for its G-String awards, the Gold Club is one of the best strip joints in the French Quarter neighborhood. The club has 4 stages, 13 VIP rooms and many entertainers—more than any other nightclub in New Orleans. The atmosphere of the club changes completely during the G-String awards, where models and entertainers from all over the country compete on the same stage. A must visit club for adult entertainment in New Orleans.
This tropical themed nightclub boasts the largest dance floor on Bourbon street, with an air-conditioned courtyard and a two-tiered VIP area. Great music is the hallmark of the Beach, with DJs spinning the latest dance mixes and live music performances that set the floor on fire. Its unique ambiance, superb happy hour specials and excellent location, make the Beach a popular choice amongst the young and beautiful of New Orleans. Available on hire for private events, this club promises to make any event a truly unforgettable one.
After years of performing as one of New Orleans' top musicians, Irvin Mayfield is giving the city's other notable talent a place to perform. Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse, located inside of the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Bourbon Street, entertains the jazz enthusiast alongside the casual listener with cocktails and nightly performances by notable musicians like Bob French and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, Shamarr Allen, and Jason Marsalis. While there generally is no cover charge to enjoy an evening at the Jazz Playhouse, a nominal cover charge may apply for special events. - Bethany Culp
Founded in 1992 by Hard Rock Cafe creator Issac B. Tigrett, House Of Blues has grown into a multi-dimensional entertainment company featuring top-name blues, jazz and contemporary acts. Adjacent to each "Music Hall" is a juke joint-inspired restaurant serving "Mississippi Delta-Style" cuisine. Try the slow smoked baby back ribs, the Pacific Rim Tuna Steak or the cedar pan roasted salmon and finish off with the White Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding. In the afternoon it is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 4pm onwards.
This genuine Aussie pub is located in the Warehouse District but feels like its right in the middle of Australia. The local ambiance is embracing to all as the fun in the air becomes contagious. Thursday night here at Vic's Kangaroo Cafe, is jazz and Saturday is blues. The featured cuisine is Australian straight from the Outback! The food is everything you would expect from the outback, including many barbecued items and entrees such as Shepard's Pie. Beverages of wine and draft beer are compliments to your entree of choice.
Located in the heart of the French Quarter, the Pelican Club replicates a classic 19th century French Quarter Townhouse, housing three individually designed dining rooms and a large bar. The cuisine fuses traditional New Orleans dishes with modern international flavors to produce an innovative contemporary menu. Highlights include the Pelican Club Baked Oysters, Panned Gulf Fish and the Seared Yellowifsh Tuna. Mirroring the food, the decor is dually traditional and contemporary, featuring cypress and burnished wood paneling, black leather banquette, and original paintings by local artists. The wine list consists of Californian, French and Italian wines. Excellent food and great wine, are you still asking for more!
Famous Door, dating back to 1934, is Bourbon Street's oldest live music club still in business. The famous door refers to the front door of the bar that many celebrities and musicians have autographed. Inside there is a sunken dance floor situated in front of a glass-brick stage. The atmosphere is dark, loud, neon and raw. The acoustics and lighting system enhances the performances of the live New Orleans soul and blues bands. Later, when the live music ends, the older folks leave and the bar transforms into a dance club for the younger crowd. It is open from 4p onwards Monday to Wednesday, 3p onwards on Thursday till Friday and On Saturday and Sunday it is open from 2p.
Coyote Ugly Saloon isn't for the shy and conservative but the bold and beautiful. The place is all about having a hearty time watching beautiful girls dance atop the bar while equally attractive ones serve sparkling wines and beers. Don't be surprised by the impromptu dances or the deft movements of the bartender mixing your drink. With multiple locations across the US, this is probably the most sought after destination after a hard day at work. The weekly happy hour specials promise your tequila fix without putting a dent in your pocket. Brag to your friends with a photo session at Coyote Ugly or impress your boss by throwing a party here. This club also makes a hot venue to host your bachelor or bachelorette party.
During the day, Lucy's Retired Surfer's Restaurant & Bar serves as the perfect lunch break getaway for the young professional crowd working in the Warehouse District. At night, it is the after-work drinking hole for the same crowd. It is a great change of pace from the bars in the Quarter. The interior of this place resembles an old Tiki bar, and the staff wears Aloha shirts and occasionally straw hats. A California influence is apparent in the grilled shrimp and fish specialties. You will also enjoy a large selection of Southwestern breakfast dishes and burritos. It is open daily at 11 am.