Area Attractions

Hyatt Place New Orleans/Convention Center is conveniently located across from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Walk to the Arts District or to Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. Whether you are here for a convention, shopping, educational trip, sports event or leisure, there is something nearby that will have you falling in love with Nola!

Hyatt Place New Orleans/Convention Center

881 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70130



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French Quarter

Discover the oldest district in New Orleans and one of the world’s most renowned neighborhoods when you visit the French Quarter. Located just ¾ mile from our hotel, the Quarter is overflowing with clubs, bars, music and great places eat. Some of the top attractions include Bourbon Street, Café Du Monde, Jackson Square, Royal Street, and the French Market.

The Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk

Head to the Mississippi River waterfront, located just a half-mile from the hotel, to shop more than 250,000 square feet of retail space. Hunt for deals at more than 75 outlet stores, shop seasonal sales, or relax at a riverfront restaurant or bar.

Audubon Zoo

Enjoy a zoo experience like no other! See the Audubon's unique natural habitat exhibits—such as the award-winning Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle. From its daily animal presentations, chats and feeds to mysterious white alligators, the Audubon Zoo is often ranked among the country’s best for innovation and entertainment value!

New Orleans Erato Street Cruise Terminal

Take to the seas from the famous Port of New Orleans on an international multi-day cruise or sail along the Mississippi River on a Louisiana-themed dinner and jazz cruise, historical tour, or day tour on paddlewheelers, steamboats, or riverboats.

New Orleans Botanical Garden

Surrounded by the nation’s largest collection of mature live oaks, patrons enjoy a sensual walk past 2,000 varieties of plants. Most of the vegetation is native to Louisiana, but there are many other more exotic species.

Indoor Activities

Mardi Gras World

Go behind the scenes of New Orleans’ biggest event. Walk 15 minutes or hop on a free shuttle to see how the iconic parade floats are made, try on the festive costumes, meet the artists, and tour exhibits of Mardi Gras past to learn its history.

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Located adjacent to the hotel, this expansive convention center boasts more than 1 million square feet of exhibition space. One of the biggest convention halls in the country, the center hosts some of the world’s largest tradeshows and conferences.

The National WWII Museum

Step inside New Orleans' National WWII Museum and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience with many astonishing artifacts and exhibits. You need a full day to explore all there is to see here. Check out the 4D war film “Beyond all Boundaries” and take the interactive tour around a replica submarine.

New Orleans Board of Trade

Built in 1880, the Board of Trade is one of New Orleans more unique venues for hosting a wedding. The venue features three different areas to host different parts of your wedding day.