In December in New Orleans, there is no better way to stay than at a professionally licensed New Orleans B&B or inn.  PIANO, the Professional Innkeepers Association of New Orleans, counts over forty New Orleans B&Bs in its membership.  200 rooms—and no two of those rooms are alike!   Variety is the spice of December in New Orleans.  Come see for yourself.  Choose to make your December visit to New Orleans, or your visit any time of year, at a professional New Orleans B&B or inn.  Your professional New Orleans innkeeper is standing by, ready to assist you in discovering authentic neighborhood-based adventures.  Finish 2017 in New Orleans style, Papa Noel-style.

Who is Papa Noel?

In New Orleans, as in much of francophone Louisiana, Santa Claus is called Papa Noel.  Your New Orleans innkeepers, like Papa Noel, himself, have several sacks full of treats and surprises for your December visit to New Orleans.  A New Orleans Papa Noel Special from one of our unique and authentic B&Bs and inns will make your visit even better than staying at one of the chain hotels or renting an empty house or spare apartment for your stay.  Let a professional innkeeper show you the ropes of what’s happening in this subtropical winter wonderland during December.  A New Orleans holiday!  What more could you ask for?


A December New Orleans sky.

December in New Orleans—it’s not snowing. Blue skies and and a sunny disposition


If you want to learn what Papa Noel Specials some of our member inns are offering in December 2017, read on.  This list is in roughly alphabetical order.  Skip around the list and see what suits you.  It’s a tempting list of options.  With 200 rooms and no two alike, there are plenty of options when you stay in a real New Orleans B&B.  December in New Orleans is unlike December anywhere else in the world.  You’ll love it!!!!!!!!





Auld Sweet Olive B&B

Take 20% off your stay when you book with us directly at  Type PAPANOEL in “Special Accommodations” for the discount, and spend your savings on holiday shopping in the French Quarter!
Valid November 28 – December 28, 2017

Avenue Inn

Papa Noel guests receive 10% off website posted rates during December. Some dates are restricted, may not be used in combination with other offers. Map of the city, welcome souvenir on arrival. Please call 800-490-8542 to learn more. Mention Papa Noel first for the best deal.  Avenue Inn.

1870 Banana Courtyard

Rates starting at $95 a night
Black out dates of December 21-31, 2017.  Banana Courtyard.

Canal Street Inn

Make a 3 night reservation and the 4th night will be for free. Call 504-483-3033 to make the reservation. Please mention promo code: Papa Noel Special

Valid December 1-18, 2017.  Canal Street Inn.

Chez Palmiers

Mulled wine & Christmas cookie welcome  and 10% discount for stays 3 days or longer.    Mention PapaNoel.   Chez Palmiers.

Valid November 26-December 21, 2017

Chimes Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy the holiday season in New Orleans with Caroling in Jackson Square (Dec. 17) a free Gospel concert (Dec. 4-17) and a discount on a three night stay at the Chimes. Stay three nights/20% off the third night. Mention this offer when you reserve and we will send along a new discounted confirmation.

Valid December 1-24, 2017.

Elysian Fields Inn

Come enjoy some holiday cheer in the heart of the Marigny!  Elysian Fields Inn.

10% off a 3 night stay when you book directly through our website, or by phone.  Mention this offer when making your reservation, and discount will be applied prior to sending your confirmation.


Valid December 1-21, 2017

Grand Victorian

Summer Rates for a Holiday Treat!  Come experience the Grand Victorian for your festive holiday getaway. Sit in our parlor sipping some hot chocolate and gaze upon our 14′ Christmas tree while looking out at the historic Garden District and St. Charles Ave streetcar as it passes by. the windows Stay in our 1893 mansion at discounted Summer rates throughout the 2017 holiday season, starting at $159/night and they run from 11/26/17 through 12/20/17. Mention “PapaNoel2017” when booking for the special rates.  Grand Victorian Bed and Breakfast.

Lanaux Mansion Bed and Breakfast

Come celebrate the Holidays in the French Quarter and have a Merry time at the Lanaux Mansion!!

Take 20% off your 3 night stay Valid November 28 – December 28, 2017.  Book directly with us directly via our website or by phone,  504-330-2826.

Please mention the PAPA NOEL offer when making your reservation, and discount will be applied prior to sending your confirmation.

The Little Eazy Guest House

Enjoy New Orleans during this holiday season. With the music in the churches, Reveillon Dinners and the city all dressed up for the season come do your shopping in this great city. Stay just 3 blocks from the French Quarter at the Little Eazy Guest House. Stay 5 nights and get 20% off your 6th night. This offer is only available thought the Piano website. Mention special when booking.

Valid November 19-January 9, 2018

The Lookout Inn

Happy Holidays! Stay at The Lookout Inn and save 15% off stays of 3 nights or more. Use promo code “PapaNoel” when booking.

Valid November 23-December 27, 2017.  The Lookout Inn.

Marigny Manor House

Complimentary bottle of Prosecco and chocolates! Use promo code “Papa Noel” when booking.

Valid December 1-January 5, 2018.  Marigny Manor House.

Pierre Coulon Guest House
Complimentary Holiday Cheer!!  We will help you celebrate the season by offering a bottle of Champagne and assorted Holiday baked goods!

Valid December 15-January 1, 2018.  Pierre Coulon Guest House.

Southern Comfort Bed and Breakfast

Happy Holidays Savings

Make a 3 night reservation and we will give you the 4th night for free. You must book directing via our website or by phone. Please mention promocode: papanoel.

Valid November 24-January 6, 2018.  Southern Comfort Guest House.

Terrell House

20% off plus two complimentary tickets to the Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, or Insectarium.
Rates valid December 1-22, 2017 with a two night minimum and based upon availability. Please mention the “Papa Noel Special” when making reservation to receive discount.  Terrell House.

******Every day is like a holiday in New Orleans*******


Coming to New Orleans in December?  Keep these Papa Noel specials in mind when looking for a place to stay.  Members of the Professional Innkeepers Association of New Orleans (PIANO, for short) are standing by, ready to assist in your holiday celebrations.  December in New Orleans is a wonderful time of year.  Come catch a little bit of that December New Orleans magic for yourself and have a December getaway in a winter wonderland that isn’t like any other.  New Orleans is peerless.  We are looking forward to meeting you.