Alder Hotel - Uptown - New Orleans
4545 Magnolia St. New Orleans, LA 70115
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January 8, 2018

While some other parts of the city may be more known for their late-night entertainment options, Uptown, with its child-friendly food scene, ease of navigation via streetcar, and vibrant, walkable commercial corridors like Magazine and Freret streets, offers a wide variety of things to do with kids. There are great bookstores, parks and playgrounds, tours, […]

January 8, 2018

In a city that’s decidedly not lacking in the art and farm markets, merch pop-ups, and food trucks, Freret Market stands out for its sheer size and the fact that it combines all those components — art, flea, and farm/food. This open-air market is located at Freret Street and Napoleon Avenue and is held on […]

January 8, 2018

The New Orleans dance card is full all year round, from major music and culture events like Jazz Fest to honoring just about every type of food we enjoy in Louisiana with its own festival, to the unique traditions like Super Sunday and Reveillon. Check out these annual events grouped by the season. Winter The […]

October 10, 2017

Photo courtsey of Mojo Coffee House Freret on Facebook There’s something to be said for exploring a new city while leaving your everyday life and responsibilities behind. But occasionally, circumstances dictate that you bring your work on the road. It’s not an ideal situation, but it’s reality for many travelers. The silver lining? At many […]

October 6, 2017

Image courtesy of Wayfare NOLA on Facebook Here at the Alder Hotel, we’re proud to offer complimentary breakfast and newspapers every morning (just so you feel at home). But we also know you don’t want to miss out on all the great food New Orleans has to offer. Fortunately, plenty of outstanding breakfast options are […]

September 30, 2017

Photo courtesy of Hansen’s Sno-Bliz on Facebook How do New Orleanians tolerate living in a subtropical climate where highs hover in 80s or 90s for six months out of the year? Central A.C. is a big part of it—and so are snoballs. These heavenly, frozen concoctions of finely shaved ice and flavored cane sugar syrup […]

September 17, 2017

Photo courtesy of Loyola University New Orleans on Facebook Nestled side by side on historic St. Charles Avenue, directly across from Audubon Park, you’ll find two of the nation’s foremost private universities: Tulane and Loyola. Their campuses house plentiful amenities for those lucky enough to be enrolled as students, but visitors and members of the […]

September 15, 2017

Photo courtesy of Peychaud’s Bitters on Facebook Southern Louisiana didn’t just spawn an entirely new musical form in jazz. It also engendered new cuisines—Creole and Cajun food— when Spanish, French, African and Acadian influences combined. And although it’s easy to buy a CD or stream New Orleans music online, finding authentic Cajun or Creole cuisine […]

September 3, 2017

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day…and that goes double when you’re vacationing in New Orleans. It offers both an opportunity to recover from the previous night and a chance to build a solid foundation for a busy day. Whether you’re looking to chow down on banana pancakes or sip a cold-pressed green […]

September 1, 2017

From its pet-friendly grounds to its peaceful Uptown location, everything about the Alder is different from other hotels. In 1964, it opened as a residence for doctors, nurses and medical professionals at nearby Ochsner Baptist. Formerly known as the Bristow Tower, the historic building recently underwent a $2 million renovation. Today, the Alder Hotel melds […]