New Orleans

The Maison de Ville offers guests the chance to enjoy New Orleans the way it was meant to be experienced: in a French Quarter hotel with a historic courtyard and balconies.  Guests are treated to true Southern hospitality with that special New Orleans flair at this Romantic French Quarter Hotel.

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We’re close to all the New Orleans attractions, so whether you want to try a drink made with Herbsaint at the Old Absinthe Bar, say a prayer at the St. Louis Cathedral, listen to true NOLA music at Preservation Hall or enjoy New Orleans in a hotel near Bourbon Street, The Maison de Ville is the place to be.

 

Our City’s History

Our City’s History

On a site that for centuries had been an Indian portage between Lake Ponchitrain and the Mississippi River, New Orleans was established in 1718 by Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, and laid out in a nest grid three years later on his instructions.  New Orleans was named the capital of the Louisiana Territory, and was to extend France’s dominion along the Gulf of Mexico past the established colonies of Mobile and Biloxi. To secure royal patronage, the new town was named in honor of Phillip II, the Duke of d’Orleans, who was the...

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