Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
114 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-2421
Phone: 504/648-0444 | Fax: 504/648-0445 | 108 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM | Check In: 4:00 PM | Online Reservations
Welcome to the Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel!
Explore the French Quarter with ease or slip into one of the great dining establishments, because the best of the city is at the doorstep of this New Orleans hotel.
From Mardi Gras, to discovering Bourbon Street any time of year, there’s endless entertainment when visiting New Orleans. Steps away from the French Quarter and the street car lines that can take you to the Garden District, the location of the hotel might catch the eye of travelers, but it’s the service that really shines. Enjoy a great value that includes free Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Start the morning off right by indulging in a deluxe continental breakfast featuring classic American dishes such as pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage.
The rate at this New Orleans hotel can’t be beat, especially considering the prime location. For those traveling for the Culinary Experience, find favorite food and dining spots nearby. Tourist companies happily pick up guests at this New Orleans hotel, whisking them to Katrina memorial sites, famous cemeteries and even on haunted tours of the city, or go exploring in the bayou country. The popular Jazz Fest and French Quarter Fest are must-sees while here as well. Whether it’s conventions that bring you here, or the promise of the party of a lifetime, make the most of it by staying in the center of the city.
Business travelers with IBM® and Lockheed Martin find it easy to slip in a little fun with work. Whether it’s a meeting at Deloitte® & Touche or an event at Tulane University, prepare for a great time. Loyola University is within a few miles of the hotel, too, and there are also oil and gas companies in the area that bring business guests to the hotel. The convention/banquet service makes this New Orleans hotel an easy choice for meetings and events.
Book your next stay at the Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel and let the party come to you!
We will be undergoing renovation for the dates of May 14-July 25, 2017 for some of our guest rooms. This will not interfere with guest stay.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Complimentary continental breakfast, bacon or sausage, pancakes, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, and more
- 24-hour front desk
- Complimentary breakfast
- Ice/vending machines ice machines on odd floors. Snack machines on odd floors, drink machines on even floors.
- Cocktail lounge, buy 1 cocktail and get the 2nd cocktail half off
- Elevator, wheelchair accessible
- Sightseeing tours
- Video billing
- Audio/visual equipment
- Fax services, fee
- Elevator, access to all floors
- Interior corridor
- Concierge, front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Porterage/bell services
- Express check out
- Cable or satellite television
- Business center, located on second floor of the hotel, 24-hours, free
- Printer available
- Photocopy, fee
- Conference services
- Exhibit services
- Air-conditioning, in public areas
- Gift shop or newsstand Sundry Shop onsite
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Motor coach parking available for a fee
- ATM/Cash Machine located on the second floor
- Free newspaper in lobby
- Movie rentals-pay per view
- Valet parking, Starting at $31.00 fee plus tax per night
- Off-site fitness center, nominal fee
- Special event parking $41.00 fee plus tax per night
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
Take advantage of the savings and fun with these 3 package deals available at the best western plus st. christopher hotel in New Orleans.
New Orleans Museum Package 3 Night
Enjoy a fun-filled time with your family exploring the museums in New Orleans, Louisiana visiting WWII, Ogden and the Children's Museum. This package includes streetcar fare, a welcome gift bag and complimentary drink tickets to the hotel bar. Best Western Rewards® points will also be awarded.
Audubon Institute Package 3 Night
Enjoy a fun-filled time with your family exploring the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium and Entergy IMAX®. Take a ride on the historic St. Charles Streetcar to the Audubon Zoo and enjoy exploring this amazing zoo with a petting area, exhibits, picnic areas, live shows and more. This package includes the Audubon tickets, trolley fare, and gift bag. Best Western Rewards® points will also be awarded.
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
Conveniently located, the best western plus st. christopher hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 29.951303 / Latitude: -90.067331
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The west. Take Interstate 10 East to the New Orleans Business District. Continue on to the Poydras Street Exit. Drive down Poydras Street to Camp Street, and turn left on Camp Street. Go four blocks and turn right on Canal Street, go one block and turn right on Magazine Street. The Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel is in the first block on the left.
From: The north. Take Interstate 10 East to Causeway Exit. Drive to the New Orleans Business District and continue to Poydras Street Exit. Follow Poydras Street for approximately eight blocks and turn on Magazine Street. The Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel is in the first block on the left.
From: The south. Take Highway 90 to the Westbank Expressway. Proceed on the Westbank Expressway to the Crescent City Connection, approximately 10 miles. From the right lane, exit at Camp Street and go eight blocks. Turn right onto Canal Street. Go one block and turn right on Magazine Street. The Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel is in the first block on the left.
From: The east. Take Interstate 10 West to the Canal Street Exit and turn right on Canal Street. Go ten blocks and turn on Magazine Street. The Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel is in the first block on the left.
Best Western Plus St. Christopher Hotel
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Offering visitors a peek behind the curtains at how the floats are made, visitors are encouraged to visit the Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World in New Orleans for a unique look at Mardi Gras. The warehouse was opened in 1947 as Blaine Kern Studios – specifically for creating props and Mardi Gras floats.
Today, the studio has become a premier NOLA attraction, offering visitors a chance to view the floats in progress via guided tour. Moreover, the on-site Mardi Gras World Cafe offers tasty snacks and meals with incredible views of the Mississippi River.
Once the main drag of New Orleans, Bourbon Street stretches across the length of the French Quarter. Known as the epicenter of the party,
Bourbon Street has been entertaining New Orleans guests and residents since the early 1700s with its wealth of entertainment, shopping, restaurants, and so much more.
Visitors flock to Upper Bourbon Street, especially during celebrations such as Mardi Gras, for famous taverns, bars and watering holes.
Spend time at some legendary Bourbon Street hangouts such as the Cat's Meow, Razzoo and Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop.
The street features a collection of sight seeing and commerce, including One Canal Place and the iconic Canal Street Car Line.
Canal Street extends from the Mississippi River until it becomes Canal Boulevard – passing by the Shoppes at Canal Place and Bourbon Street along the way.
Canal Street is known for its history of entertainment as well, once housing the a collection of historic theaters and cinemas.
Built in 1890, the Confederate Memorial Hall Museum is a historical museum dedicated to showcasing artifacts pertinent to the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. The museum is located in New Orleans, near Lee Circle and the Lower Garden District.
The oldest museum in the state, Memorial Hall has an unmatched collection of authentic Civil War artifacts and memorabilia – special exhibits include the Red River Campaign Special Exhibit. During a trip through NOLA, be sure to browse the weapons and uniforms collections.
A staple of the French Quarter, the French Market is a lively gathering of goods and groceries nearly two centuries old.
Neighboring the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint, the market is a stopping point along the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.
Vistiors browse through hundreds of vendor booths selling everything from souvenirs of New Orleans to fresh produce and fashion.
Stop by the New Orleans Visitor Center, the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, or stop in for coffee and Beignets at Café du Monde – all are minutes from the Market.
Known as the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, the French Quarter, or Vieux Carre, dates back to the French and Spanish eras.
Bourbon Street is the most famous street in the Quarter, home to several well-known bars including the Old Absinthe House, Pat O'Brien's Bar, Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, the Napoleon House and Johhny White's.
Just south of downtown near the Mississippi River, the Garden District in New Orleans is home to some of the best-preserved mansions in the southern United States.
Be sure to drive by the George Washington Cable House on 8th Street, built for the American novelist in 1874.
It was declared a National Historic Landmark given the prescence of significant landmarks like the Anshe Sfard Synagogue, built in 1925.
Harrah's New Orleans
Harrah's New Orleans also brings the streets of Crescent City inside, as you'll notice with the impressive Mardi Gras theme.
This casino houses over 2,000 slot machines and more than 90 game tables, as well as many eateries and gift shops.
Looking for a thrill during your trip to New Orleans? The Haunted History Tours of the French Quarter is your answer. Choose from ghost tours, vampire tours, and voodoo tours set in the after hours of the Vieux Carré. Tours in the Quarter meet at Rev. Zombie's Voodoo Shop.
Test your nerves by touring the dark streets of New Orleans' oldest neighborhood, and hear of the spirits of the Big Easy. Haunted History Tours stem outside of the Quarter as well, so check out Haunted Garden District Tours and Cemetery History Tours.
Stop in for lunch or dinner at Muriel's in Jackson Square – with the ideal contemporary creole menu for a taste of authentic New Orleans.
The square is truly a staple of New Orleans culture, featuring history, cuisine, music, and more around every corner.
Located just outside of New Orleans, the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve is one of more unique cultural destinations in Louisiana. The preserve features six different sites, including the Barataria Preserve, Chalmette, the French Quarter, and three Acadiana sites in Lafayette, Eunice, and Thibodaux.
The preserve offers plenty of outdoor recreation as well as historical significance. Whether its adventure at the Barataria Preserve wetlands, a visit to the Chalmette Battlefield, or bayou boat tours in the Acadian wetlands – there are many things to at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.
One of the premiere golfing destinations in the Big Easy, Lakewood Golf Course is a semi-private course located in the southeast side of New Orleans. Since opening in the early 1960s, Lakewood has hosted over 25 PGA Tour events, with names like Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson earning championship honors.
Today, visitors are invited to book a tee time and try their hand at the 18-hole, 7,002-yard course – recently modernized by award-winning architect Ron Garl. Other amenities include the Lakewood Practice Facilities, full service catering for tournaments, and a 2,500 square foot clubhouse.
Used as an air base until 1945, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is an international, commercial airport located in New Orleans. The airport utilizes several commercial airlines, like Southwest Airlines, US Airways, Delta Air Lines, and more.
The airport conveniently features ground transportation as well through Airport Shuttle serving the Central Business District of New Orleans. Visitors will find Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport roughly 10 miles from downtown New Orleans.
Magazine Street becomes Decatur Street once it hits the Vieux Carré, and passes Audubon Park housing the Audubon Zoo in uptown New Orleans.
The famed thoroughfare is six miles in total, featuring a great deal of shopping and sightseeing along the way – including a pass through the Lower Garden District.
The Superdome also hosts the Sugarbowl annually and the BCS National Championship every four years.
With over 72,000 seats, the Superdome is a popular choice for events needing to serve a large capacity of people. In fact, there were over 87,000 fans in attendance for the 1981 Rolling Stones concert.
From music festivals, concerts, football games, basketball games, and Monster Jams to boat shows and home and garden shows, there's plenty of action at the Superdome.
Located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, the National World War II Museum preserves the history and actions of the United States during World War II, particularly the events of the Battle of Normandy and D-Day. It has been designated as the World War II Museum for America by Congress.
Explore real war-time artifacts and objects, including a Sherman tank, Divebomber, B-17, and Higgins Landing Craft, which was known for being manufactured in the Greater New Orleans area. The museum is open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Located in downtown New Orleans, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is a major business and event center in the area.
Boasting over one million square feet, the convention center hosts nationally-renowned conventions, conferences, and smaller events – all on the banks of the Mississippi River.
Alongside state-of-the-art facilities, convention center meeting planners, exhibitors, and attendees also enjoy top-shelf catering and food from the exclusive provider Centerplace.
Every year in late April and early May, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, commonly referred to as Jazz Fest, lights up the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots with music, food and shopping. Some of the biggest names in music frequent the event, including previous headliners like Miles Davis, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan and Ella Fitzgerald.
The festival is known for more than great tunes, however, as it features activities like shopping at the Congo Square African Marketplace and the Louisiana Folklife Village. The event is truly a cultura staple of the greater New Orleans region.
The newest addition to the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra's facilities, the New Orleans Jazz Market offers musical education and many jazz performances at the heart of New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans area.
The facility contains more than 11,000 square feet and also features a 600-seat venue, which hosts performances from big bands, student big bands, and community musical events. Don't forget to visit the center's large Jazz Archive Room.
Renowned as the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans has since dedicated the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park to preserving the genre’s roots. The park can be found in the French Quarter, where guided talks, demonstrations, documentaries screenings, and live music are frequently hosted.
In fact, every Saturday and Wednesday, the park hosts live concerts showcasing some of the origins of New Orleans jazz. Guests can also take the self-guided walking tour, exploring the French Quarter and Louis Armstrong Park, and viewing various historic attractions along the way.
Old U.S. Mint
Listed as a National Historic Landmark and neighboring the famed French Market, the mint is currently a sector of the Louisiana State Museum, and is open to the public.
Visitors not only get to enjoy the exhibits of this cultural center, but the fact they are standing in the oldest structure that was formerly a U.S. Mint.
Visit the Old U.S. Mint from Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or the Louisiana Historical Center on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Located along the Mississippi Waterfront, the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is New Orleans's top shopping destinations and is America's only outlet mall to be located in the middle of a major city.
Offering some of the best deals in the Greater New Orleans area, the mall features the likes of Coach, Tommy Bahama, Lucky Brand, and much more. Shoppers can also enjoy dining options, ranging from a food court to fine restaurants.
Saint Louis Cathedral
This historical Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France remains the country's oldest Catholic cathedral still in use.
The Greek Revival-style cathedral is open to the public, allowing visitors the opportunity to admire the tranquil inner setting inside.
Visitors won't want to miss its scenic painted ceiling, marble altars and the painting of Saint Louis Venerating the Crown of Thorns.
Satchmo Summer Fest
One of the most prominent jazz festivals in New Orleans, the Satchmo Summer Fest commemorates the one, the only Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong.
Since 2001, Armstrong's 100th birthday, the streets of the French Quarter has filled with attendees of this beloved celebration.
Check out the exhibits, seminars, and mini-parades of the festival, then fill up on all famed creole cuisine that only New Orleans can provide.
Home to the National Basketball Association's New Orleans Pelicans since 2002, the Smoothie King Center is a multi-purpose arena located in downtown New Orleans. The arena is found ajacent to the Mercedes-Bendz Superdome.
Apart from pro hoops, the arena is home to the Tulane University basketball team and the New Orleans VooDoo, an arena football team. The arena first opened in 1999 and hosts a variety of New Orleans events, like concerts, basketball tournaments, trade shows, and wrestling events.
Dedicated to preserving and showing the illustrious culinary history of the Greater New Orleans area, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum features exhibits, videos, and collections of oral history in a 30,000 square foot building in downtown New Orleans.
Explore the food and drink of many cultures, including African, Caribbean, French, and German, and how they all combine into unique and delicious recipes. Don't miss special events and seminars, which are often hosted by renowned institutions and restaurants in the area.
Located in the heart of the Big Easy, Southern University at New Orleans is a pubic, four-year institution. SUNO features numerous bachelor degree programs and three master degree programs – all accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The SUNO Knights represent the school’s athletic program. The Knights compete in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference – winning multiple NCAA Division III national championships in basketball, track and field, cross country, and volleyball.
St. Charles Avenue
Running parallel with the Mississippi River in downtown New Orleans, St. Charles Avenue has many wonderful features.
The hundreds of historic mansions along the tree-lined street in the Uptown section are a sight to see, while the Garden District features many beautiful southern live oak trees.
One of the highlights along St. Charles Avenue is the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar – the world's oldest continuously operating street railway.
Visitors in town for the world-famous New Orleans Mardi Gras will find themselves along St. Charles Avenue, since its one of the main parade routes for the festivities.
Located in downtown New Orleans, the Backstreet Cultural Museum features a vast display of Mardi Gras Indian costumes, cultural artifacst, and photographs. The museum was founded by Sylvester Francis when he began taking photographs of Carnival celebrations, jazz funerals and parades in the late 1960's.
Throughout the years, the museum grew and relocated into the former Rhodes Funeral Home. Stroll through the museum to see one of the world's most comprehensive collections of African American cultural items, of this kind. The museum also hosts many events throughout the year.
This National Historic Landmark was designed in 1791 to match the Town Hall, known as the Cabildo.
This New Orleans historic staple was used for commercial purposes in the early 1800s, until 1834 when it was used as a courthouse through 1911.
Tours of the museum are available, giving visitors the chance to view artifacts and learn more about Mardi Gras history while viewing "Mardi Gras: It's Carnival Time in Louisiana", a permanent exhibit.
Founded in 1834, Tulane University is a private institution located in the greater New Orleans area. Tulane, a member of the Association of American Universities, features a 110-acre urban campus enrolling roughly 13,000 students.
Given Tulane's lengthy history, the school houses several sites on the National Register of Historic Places – including the 45-acre Uptown New Orleans campus. The Tulane Green Wave are comprised of a variety of varsity teams, competing in the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference.
Founded in 1958, the University of New Orleans is public institution located in the heart of the New Orleans metropolitan area. Often referred to as "UNO," the college is a member of the University of Louisiana System, featuring a 195-acre urban campus sitting on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain.
UNO enrolls roughly 9,200 students, working towards degrees in engineering, business administration, liberal arts, and more. The New Orleans Privateers field 14 varsity teams, competing in the NCAA Division I Southland Conference at venues like Tad Gormley Stadium, Lakefront Arena, and Maestri Field at Privateer Park.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0.10 mile(s) from French Quarter, Bourbon Street
- 0.10 mile(s) from Canal Street Car Line
- 0.20 mile(s) from Harrah's Casino
- 0.30 mile(s) from St. Charles Street Car
- 0.30 mile(s) from Aquarium of the Americas
- 0.40 mile(s) from Riverwalk Shopping
- 0.70 mile(s) from Waldenberg Park
- 0.80 mile(s) from Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral
- 0.90 mile(s) from Mercedes Benz Super Dome, Home of the Super Bowl Champions New Orleans Saints
- 0.90 mile(s) from Morial Convention Center
- 0.90 mile(s) from Ogden Museum
- 0.90 mile(s) from World War II Museum
- 0.90 mile(s) from New Orleans Arena
- 0.90 mile(s) from French Market
- 1.10 mile(s) from Mahalia Jackson Theater
- 2.00 mile(s) from New Orleans Fairgrounds, horse racing
- 3.00 mile(s) from Audubon Park, golf, park, street car
- 3.00 mile(s) from Audubon Zoo
- 0.20 mile(s) from Canal Place
- 0.30 mile(s) from River Walk
- 0.60 mile(s) from French Market
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- Sightseeing tours
- 5.00 mile(s) from horse racing
- 5.00 mile(s) from golf
- 15.00 mile(s) from English Turn Golf
- Across the street from Palace Cafe, full service, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, Lunch-Mon-Fri-11:30am-2:30pm Dinner-Mon-Sat-5:30pm-9:00pm Sunday Brunch-10:30am-2:30pm
- 0.2 mile(s) from Restaurant August, full service, International, open for: lunch, dinner, Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Across the street from Bon Ton Cafe, full service, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, Monday-Friday-11:00am-2:00pm and 5:00pm-9:30pm Sat/Sun-reservations only.
- 0.4 mile(s) from Mother's, deli, Cajun, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.-Great Sandwiches
- 0.5 mile(s) from Acme Oyster House, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, Cajun seafood, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- 0.6 mile(s) from Emeri's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- 0.8 mile(s) from Cafe DuMonde, coffee shop, French, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 24 hours
- 0.8 mile(s) from G.W. Fins, bar/lounge, Seafood, open for: dinner, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
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