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Kristen Barnes
Communications Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 524-1331

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The holiday season is fast approaching and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans has plenty in store to provide guests with some holiday cheer. With newly renovated guestrooms and one of a kind holiday events, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans offers a holiday experience not to be missed.

Experience our Club Level guest rooms, our nationally recognized farm-to-table restaurant, a lounge that features hand crafted cocktails accompanied by live jazz every weekend and a spa that is consistently ranked among the best in the United States. Take advantage of the hotel’s unique offerings, the city’s moderate temperatures and our Papa Noel room rates that start at $199 this holiday season. The entire city is bedecked for the holidays and the hotel features a forty-foot tree in the courtyard, individual trees throughout the hotel, giant wreaths on the exterior, dozens of poinsettias and a gingerbread display from the pastry team.


Make your holiday reservations today and experience the magic of the season at The Ritz-Carlton.

Papa Noel Rate: Starting at $199.00, guests can celebrate the joy of the holiday season with a night at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, discounted overnight valet parking, and complimentary welcome cocktails in the Davenport Lounge. (Deluxe accommodations; based upon availability; tax is not included in this price)


Toy Drive – Forgotten Angels
Give back this holiday season by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy in one of the brightly decorated donation boxes throughout the hotel. All gifts will go to the Ozanam Inn’s Forgotten Angels event on Tuesday, December 23rd 2014 which provides toys to the homeless children of New Orleans.

Holiday Apothecary Bar, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, New Orleans
Sample the spa’s special offering, the Holiday Apothecary Bar. Warm up with these soothing seasonal offerings.

Holiday Decor
The hotel will be trimmed from head to toe with giant wreaths, hundreds of feet of garland and dozens of individual Christmas trees, including a forty-foot version in the hotel’s Courtyard. This year, the hotel’s famous gingerbread display will feature an edible replica of Santa’s Toy Shop.

Build Your Own Gingerbread House, Main Lobby
Start a new tradition with the Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef’s as children of all ages are invited to build traditional gingerbread house. This includes your own table decorated with candy that seats up to four guests, one gingerbread house and festive refreshments.

Date: December 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 23rd & 24th 2014
Hours: 12:00pm or 3:00pm Seating Times Available
Charge: Table that seats up to 4 guests
(Not inclusive of applicable tax and gratuity)

Papa Noel Tea, Davenport Lounge
Join us in the Davenport Lounge for a special Holiday celebration featuring an appearance by Papa Noel. Children will enjoy cookie decorating, viewing The Ritz-Carlton’s one of a kind gingerbread village and other Holiday treats.

Date: December 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st 2014
Hours: 11:00am or 2:30pm Seating Times Available
Charge: Adults and Children $48.00
(Not inclusive of applicable tax and gratuity)

Christmas Eve Dinner, M bistro
Celebrate the night before Christmas with an enhanced four-course menu featuring a dessert station. Reserve your table now to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season with friends, family and the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

Date: Wednesday, December 24th 2014
Hours: 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Charge: Adults, $75.00,
Adults with Wine Pairings, $110.00
Petit Gourmet (under 12 years old), $35.00
(Not inclusive of applicable tax and gratuity)

Christmas Day Feast, M bistro
On Christmas Day, enjoy an enhanced four-course menu featuring a seafood buffet, dessert station, unlimited champagne and live entertainment. Reserve your table now to celebrate the gift of the holidays with friends, family and The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

Date: Thursday, December 25th 2014
Hours: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Charge: Adults, $80.00,
Petit Gourmet (under 12 years old), $35.00
(Not inclusive of applicable tax and gratuity)


Guests are invited to join The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans as we ring in the New Year with a celebration and epicurean journey not to be missed.

New Year’s Eve Dinner, M bistro
This enhanced five-course celebratory dinner features wine pairings, unlimited champagne, live entertainment from award winning jazz artist Jeremy Davenport, party favors and a midnight champagne toast.

Date: Wednesday, December 31st 2014
Hours: Champagne reception at 8:00 p.m. in the Library Lounge
Dinner: 9:00 pm to the New Year in M bistro
*A-La-Carte Dining and Cash Bar After 12:00 a.m.
Charge: $250.00 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity (Advance payment required)
Attire: Formal