Hotel and Location
- Name: Hyatt Regency
- Address: 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113
- Phone Number: 504-561-1234
Experience the Big Easy at the new, accessible Hyatt Regency New Orleans just minutes from the French Quarter, the Warehouse Arts District, restaurants, cafes and so much more. Stroll or take the streetcar from the hotel and explore the city. Or, relax in the swimming pool or work out in the fitness center. Come early and stay late to experience it all.
The Hyatt is offering a special room rate to NOW attendees: $145 per night, single or double occupancy with triples at $170 and quadruples at $195. Current taxes are 13% + 1.75% city assessment tax + $3.00 occupancy fee. The rates will be available until Thursday, May 28, 2015. Requests received after that date will be based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing rates. June is a popular time in New Orleans so reserve your room early!
To book your room, go to Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Please note: The hotel is now fully booked for Sunday night (June 21). If you need alternative recommendations, please contact our conference planner.
We’re working with Airport Shuttle to offer you a discounted rate on a round trip shuttle between the New Orleans airport and the Hyatt Regency hotel.
Cost: Round trip – $35, One way – $20
You must book online (via the link below) in order to receive the discounted fare and book at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time. You may change your existing reservation via phone (866-596-2699) only.
To book your shuttle, go to 2015 NOW Feminism Conference Official Discounted Airport Shuttle
Things to Do Around New Orleans:
New Orleans is like no other city in the world. With such an abundance of great music, great food and great attractions, a lifetime wouldn’t be enough to see and do it all. And a lot of it is FREE! It’s all out there just waiting to be taken in and enjoyed. Click here for information about the city: http://www.neworleanscvb.com/
Listed below are some of the best free attractions in New Orleans:
- Take in the sights and sounds of Jackson Square, a good spot to take a rest, too.
- Stroll Royal and Chartres streets and window shop the arts, antiques and boutiques.
- Watch the ships pass on the Mississippi River from Woldenberg Riverfront Park and listen for the Steamboat Natchez’s calliope.
- Learn about local the beer-brewing scene with a complimentary tour of the NOLA Brewing facilities.
- Let the kids run around in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden in City Park.
- Experience a cooking demonstration at the Crescent City Farmers Market.
- Dance down Frenchmen Street at night, many clubs don’t have a cover charge.
- Enjoy free oysters and music every Friday evening at Le Bon Temps Roule music club.
- Browse the shops and stalls throughout the French Market.
- Tour Saint Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square.
- Venture into our “Cities of the Dead” for a self-guided day tour of a unique cemetery, most of which are free to enter. Check out St. Patrick Cemetery No. 2, Lafayette Cemetery and St. Louis No.3.
- Bring your book on the Garden District and take a self-guided walking tour.
- Discover the hidden art scene on Frenchmen Street and spend an evening at the Frenchmen Art Market.
- Head Uptown and set up a picnic along the river at The Fly.
- Go upstairs at Arnaud’s for a tour of their Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum.
- Ask Antoine’s for a tour of their 160-year-old restaurant.
- Watch artists demonstrate glassblowing at Rosetree Glass Studio, Studio Inferno, or Glassworks.
- Sit under 100 year old Oak trees in Audubon Park and/or City Park.
- See beignets made through the kitchen window at Café du Monde in Dutch Alley.
- Sample a praline at a sweet shop.
- Take a free self-guided audio tour of downtown and the French Quarter with the National Park Service at 419 Decatur Street.
- Try on masks and boas in French Quarters hops.
- People watch on Bourbon Street.
- Take a picture with Fats Domino, Pete Fountain, or Al Hirt at Music Legends Park on Bourbon Street.
- Tour the Global Green house in the Lower Ninth Ward.
- Get a view of Jackson Square from Washington Artillery Park.
- Make a wish in the fountain at Spanish Plaza in front of the Riverwalk Shopping Center.
- Watch looming at Louisiana Loom Works on Chartres Street.
- Check out the Fulton Street Mall near Harrah’s Hotel and Casino.
- Window shop on Magazine Street.
- See the swans from the Peristyle in City Park.
- Take a stroll along the beautiful historic mansions of St. Charles Avenue.
- Watch the sailboats race on Lake Pontchartrain from the Lakefront Park or watch the sunset from Lakeshore Drive.
- Experience the great outdoors at NOLA’s very own National Park with free admission to the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve.
- Pay homage at the National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.
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MAP – Downtown New Orleans – NOW 2015