W New Orleans - French Quarter

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316 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 504-581-1200   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8260


Transportation Options

Parking Information

  • WheelsSM Valet Parking ($42 - $46 USD plus tax per day) as of April 1, 2014

Getting to W New Orleans - French Quarter

Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)
Travel Distance: Approximately 24.14 km/15.0 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include: 

  • Airport Shuttle
    • Fee: 20 USD Hours: 24 hours Travel Time: 30 minutes
    • Contact: (504) 522-3500 or www.airportshuttleneworleans.com
    • About: Airport shuttles to downtown New Orleans are plentiful and easy to hop on outside Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), and fares are approximately $20 per person - one way.
  • Taxi
    • Fee: 33 USD 

Getting Around New Orleans

By Rental Car

  • Avis Rent A Car - Contact: (504) 523-4317
  • Enterprise Rent A Car - Contact: (504) 522-7900
  • Luxury Car Rental - Contact: (504) 822-4400
  • Hertz Car Renta - Contact: (504) 568-1645
  • National Car Rental - Contact: (504) 525-0416

If you’re looking for greener options to get around, check out the following means of transportation in New Orleans:


The streetcars run within block of the hotel and will take guests through parts of Uptown, Downtown and Mid-City. Stops near the hotel include Canal Street, St. Charles Avenue, the Riverfront and Carondelet Street. A standard one-way fare on a streetcar costs only $1.25. Please have the exact amount ready, as fare boxes do not give change. You can also use a Jazzy Pass which is available at select NORTA retail partners. For more information on the Canal Street, Riverfront and St. Charles Avenue streetcar lines including maps and hours of operation, click here or stop by Whatever/Whenever anytime. 


Pedicabs, or bike taxis, are a new, green form of transportation to recently hit the streets of New Orleans. Eco-friendly, efficient, and fun, a pedicab is a great way to get across the Quarter as you’re biked around in the comfort of a padded carriage. You can catch one on the street as they’re biking by or call one of the options listed below. Most bike taxis currently service the Central Business District, Faubourg Marigny, Uptown, Warehouse District and the French Quarter.

NOLA Pedicabs:  504 274 1300 / www.nolapedicabs.com
Need a Ride NOLA: 504 488 6565 / http://www.needaridenola.com/
Bike Taxi Unlimited: 504 891 3441 / http://www.neworleansbiketaxi.com/

Car Services

In addition to luxury sedans, limousines, SUVs and minibuses, several car services in the New Orleans area also offer eco-friendly options including vehicles that run on Flex-fuel.  

Signature Livery New Orleans, Carey:  (504) 523 – 6511 / www.signaturelivery.com

Additional Information

If you require transportation assistance, or if you have any additional requests, please feel free to contact us at (504) 581-1200