• Monteleone Hotel Carousel Bar
    Photo courtesy of Hotel Monteleone
  • Monteleone Hotel Carousel Bar
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Monteleone Hotel Carousel Bar

Type: Hotel Bar, Late Night / After Hours, Live Music, Lounge

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Jazz Clubs: All dressed up and ready for some cheek to cheek? This revolving bar in the elegant Monteleone Hotel fits the bill. With live music by talented vocalists like Robin Barnes and Lena Prima, the...  Read More
Best Nightlife: The Carousel Bar is an infamous stopping point in the revered Monteleone Hotel on Royal Street in the French Quarter. Built in 1949 and renovated in 2011, the 25 seat bar gently spins its patrons...  Read More
Bars: If you think the room is spinning after a few cocktails at the Carousel Bar, you're onto something. Actually it's the working carousel bar that revolves at this stylish spot on Royal, one of three...  Read More
Lounges: This revolving bar is one of three lounges in the elegant Monteleone Hotel. The bar features a working carousel. The ambiance is classic piano bar and the crowd varies from traveling business...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 11am-2am

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • No cover charge

  • Jazz Clubs: "This music venue offers a grown up alternative to the nutty Frenchmen Street scene."
  • Best Nightlife: "There's usually a wait for one of the 25 revolving seats at this iconic bar, so avoid peak hours for a better chance of climbing aboard."
  • Bars: "This is a super spot to catch early music, with performances during happy hour most days."
  • Best for Jazz Clubs Because: Located on Royal Street, this iconic bar has been drawing celebrities and visitors since 1949.
  • Recommended as Best Nightlife Because: The 25-seat rotating novelty is the only bar of its kind in the city, with a history that dates back to 1949.
  • Best for Bars Because: This is a storied meeting spot for locals and a swell grown ups bar for anybody.

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