The St. James Hotel New Orleans Downtown (French Quarter Area) blends the old-world charm of New Orleans with a business-friendly location in the Central Business District. If you are looking for an informal destination for your group gathering, the St. James offers special group rates on rooms and a lavish, well-appointed lobby that serves as an event space. One of our suites can be transformed into a hospitality suite or an informal meeting area that offers comfort and privacy in a setting away from other guests. Several of our suites open to our courtyard, which perfect for hosting a small group reception or a place to socialize.
Why rent a room when you can rent the whole building for your group? Our Natchez building is available for a whole building buyout. The Natchez building offers an exclusive oasis for your group in the heart of downtown New Orleans, walking distance to the French Quarter. The perfect option for your family event, intimate wedding, corporate retreat, or team. This buyout is for 50 guestrooms in total with 21 double rooms, 29 king rooms, and suites that feature private courtyards and balconies. This buyout also includes the courtyard pool area. Our meeting room (364 sq. ft.) is available complimentary or the adjacent Board of Trade venue is available for an additional cost. Contact us for more details or request dates for your next group.
The St. James Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown New Orleans and is within walking distance to the Warehouse District and the French Quarter. We have 84 beautifully restored guest rooms and suites that feature an elegant décor, and we offer discounted group rates on room blocks. Our main courtyard can also be reserved for a small wedding ceremony. We also have suites and standard rooms that open to two courtyards for guests to enjoy their morning coffee or afternoon cocktail. Our spacious suites allow enough room for a bride and her bridesmaids to prepare for the ceremony.
Dressing Bride Package
Our “Dressing of the Bride Package” offers you the care and attention you deserve on your wedding day. Our suites offer spacious room for you and your bridal party to get ready or you can enjoy the view overlooking our city from your balcony. For the bride’s convenience of being in one place, the bride may have their hairdresser, makeup artist, and photographer come to the hotel.
The “Dressing of the Bride” package includes:
- Two-night stay in our spacious king suite, with a closed-off patio for an intimate setting
- Bridesmaids may stay with the bride for the first night, the second night is reserved for the bride & groom
- Attendant available for the day of your wedding for FOUR hours prior to the bride's departure for the event
The attendant will serve light refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, sweets and beverages (for up to 10 ppl.) to the bride and the bridesmaids during the getting ready period
- Rose petals, champagne & sweets for the bride & groom’s suite
*For attendant, suite, refreshments, and drinks, the package starts at $1,000 plus 20% service fee
*For suite, refreshments & drinks only, the package starts at $800 plus 20% service fee