Hotel Monteleone

NatureServe’s Biodiversity without Boundaries Conference 2014
Saturday, April 5 out Friday, April 11, 2014

Hotel Information Sheet

Overflow Hotel

The Hotel Monteleone is at capacity Saturday, Sunday, and Thursday nights (5, 6, and 10 April 2014).  

NatureServe has arranged for an overflow hotel a block from Hotel Monteleone. You can call Thu Tran at 504.613.3210 ( or the general hotel number (866-781-3768) to reserve your room, or use this link. Mention the NatureServe Biodiversity Without Borders Conference. Note - the hotels on-line system is requesting nonrefundable payment. NatureServe's agreement with the hotel is that reservations can be cancelled up to 30 days before arrival without penalty. 

 wyndham registration

Be sure to reference the group name NatureServe when reserving your room.

There is a 3 night minimum at the hotel and rates are $239 for Saturday and Sunday night, and $151 for Monday – Wednesday nights.

The Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter, 124 Royal Street is located 1 block from Hotel Monteleone, and just a short walk from Jackson Square and Bourbon Street. The hotel provides easy access to the best history, artistry, shopping and cuisine New Orleans has to offer.  The Wyndham features an indoor heated pool with sun deck and a limited work out facility. In-room amenities include coffeemakers with coffee, bottled water, irons & full-sized ironing boards, and wireless high speed internet access.


Hotel Monteleone

It’s been said that the French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone. This venerable New Orleans hotel sits majestically at the foot of Royal Street.  Our guests have the best point of departure for all things New Orleans. Step outside this French Quarter hotel to discover shop after shop of fabulous European antiques, estate jewelry, Oriental rugs, and art and antiquities from around the world. Quaint New Orleans restaurants and specialty shops line the cobblestone French Quarter streets.  Enjoy New Orleans tourist attractions just steps from our New Orleans hotel, including Jackson Square, the Old French Market, and the Moonwalk, where tourists and locals stroll the levee and watch the steamboats along the Mississippi River.

The new Criollo Restaurant and famous Carousel Bar & Lounge offer our guests the best in New Orleans dining and nightlife. Criollo Lounge and the Carousel Bar offer yummy “bar bites” if you are looking for something quick and easy.  Hotel Monteleone provides the best luxury hotel amenities, including a heated rooftop pool, 24/7 fitness center located on the 16th floor.  The hotel offers valet parking.  Hotel Monteleone also offers 24/7 In-Room Dining and a Grab-n-Go Breakfast in the Lobby Lounge.  Visit our Logo Shop to take a piece of Hotel Monteleone home with you. Our business center is located on the second floor. 

The Hotel Monteleone offers world class New Orleans hotel rooms.  Each of the hotel’s luxury guest rooms has been recently refurbished.  Many of our guest rooms boast high ceilings, crown molding and traditional decor. All of these French Quarter hotel rooms are non-smoking. 

Airport:  Louis Armstrong International (MSY) is approximately 12 miles from the French Quarter.  Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area.  Cost is $38 each way for two people, plus tip.  Shuttle Service is available at $20 each way or $38 for a round trip ticket.  Look for the shuttle booth in the baggage claim area of the airport.  You can also speak with one of our concierges regarding airport transfers. 

Hotel Rooms and Reservations

To make your reservation for the 2014 Biodiversity without Boundaries Conference, you may call the hotel’s reservation department directly or use the Reservation Link.  Calling the hotel directly:  Our reservation department is located at the hotel and is open from 7:30 am until 9:00 pm.  Please call 1-800-217-2033.  Advise the reservation agent that you wish to make a reservation in the Biodiversity without Boundaries guest room block.  It is important that you ask for the Biodiversity without Boundaries guest room block to receive the per diem lodging rate.  NatureServe does have a room night obligation as well and appreciates you making your reservation through the hotel and in the Biodiversity without Boundaries room block. 

RESERVATION  LINK:   For guests that prefer to make their reservation online, please use the reservation link below.  Note:  if you are not able to get the dates, rates, or room type desired, please contact our reservation agents directly  at 1-800-217-2033 or 1-866-338-4684, as they can likely grant your

INDIVIDUAL CANCELLATION POLICY:  72 hours prior to scheduled arrival.

Traditional Guest Room

The Traditional Rooms are perfect for the individual New Orleans visitor.  Traditional rooms are available with a king bed or two double beds. Many of the Traditional Rooms offer views of the French Quarter or the mighty Mississippi River. Kings and double/double rooms offer the same amenities. 

RATE:  $151.00 single/double occupancy, the prevailing per diem rate, until 13 March 2014. Thereafter, any unassigned rooms will be released back to the hotel for general sale.  Guests seeking tax exemption must have proper photo identification, the room fee must be charged to a government issued credit card embossed with the government agency’s name, and the guest must have a State of Louisiana Exemption Certificate with one signature.  Guests are not exempt from the $2.00 per room per night occupancy tax. 

POST STAYS:  The Annual French Quarter Festival is Thursday, April 11 through Sunday, April 14, 2014.  The French Quarter Festival is the largest FREE music festival in the South.  The festival will feature over 800 local musicians and more than 65 of New Orleans’ finest restaurants. The festival starts at 11am and runs daily until 9pm.  Only 15 rooms are available at per diem rates on Thursday, April 10, 2014.  After these 15 rooms rooms on Thursday are sold, the rate will be $379.00.  The rate for Friday & Saturday night is $379.00.  Visit for more information on the festival. 

Guest room amenities

  • Keurig Coffee Brewer
  • In-Room Safe for laptop computers
  • Refrigerator (Walgreen’s is next door so the fridge is convenient.)
  • High-Speed Internet Access (rates start at $9.95 per day)
  • Large High-Definition LCD Television
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Hairdryer
  • Plush Robes
  • Clock Radios (iHome alarm clock devices suitable for charging iPad, iPhone and iPod)
  • Marble and Granite Bathrooms
  • Aquabella  - Poolside Bar located on the rooftop.  Take the elevators closest to Criollo Restaurant and punch “R” for rooftop
  • Monteleone Fitness Center – Located on the rooftop by the pool.  Guests use their room key to gain entry.  The fitness center is glass on two sides overlooking the Mississippi River and the French Quarter.
  • Spa Aria – Open seven days a week.  Located on the second floor.  Reservations suggested. 

phone – 504.523.9990
toll free – 866.549.ARIA
email –
website –
Hours of Operation
Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.