New Orleans is beloved for the colorful architecture, charming French Quarter, and, of course, beignets. But it’s also a busy port for cruises departing on voyages to far-reaching corners of the world. Ships that embark from the Port of New Orleans take travelers to places like Cozumel, Nassau, and even the Panama Canal.
Enhance your cruise with a pre- or post-trip stay in the Crescent City. Treat yourself to coffee and a beignet before you board, or dig into gumbo and a sazerac once you pull back into port. As one of a few hotels near the Port of New Orleans (with free parking), we know a thing or two about making the most of your vacation both on land and at sea.
New Orleans is one of the most vibrant cities in the United States. Even if the city isn’t the centerpiece of your vacation, you can still take advantage of all the city has to offer. Federal City Inn and Suites sites in the Algiers Point neighborhood, which is the second oldest in the city. From here, you can frequent local pubs and cafés and live music venues before hopping on a ferry to Canal Street.
Once you step off at Canal Street, you can meander through the Aquarium of the Americas or continue your stroll through downtown to the French Quarter or Jackson Square.
Stay near the cruise port in preparation for your next adventure. Whether you want to explore New Orleans or enjoy a cozy night in before heading out, our one and two queen bedrooms will leave you rested and ready to go.
Our two queen bed accommodations bring a piece of home to New Orleans. Comfortable yet cozy, they bridge the gap between bustling New Orleans and the peaceful cruise that awaits you. These rooms also offer kitchenettes so you can cook any last meals before the cruise chef takes over.
If your cruise is doubling as a couples’ trip, our one queen bed rooms are a great place to let the romance begin. Explore the quaint Algiers Point neighborhood hand-in-hand, then cuddle up together overlooking the Mississippi River.
When it comes to a cruise, the number one thing you need to enjoy your adventure at sea is peace of mind for the belongings you leave on land. Namely, your car. When you stay at Federal City Inn & Suites, you can park your car for free for the duration of your cruise. We’ll look after your car for you so you can keep your eyes on the big blue sea.
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