A history with a colorful past

The History of the Bourbon Orleans Hotel

The Bourbon Orleans Hotel’s storied history affords guests the opportunity to not only relive it, but to rewrite their own.

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1817-1881

Orleans Theatre & Ballroom

When it opened in 1819, the Orleans Theatre & Ballroom became the setting for Europoean operas and entertainment for Creole society in New Orleans.

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1817-1881

Orleans Theatre & Ballroom

When it opened in 1819, the Orleans Theatre & Ballroom became the setting for Europoean operas and entertainment for Creole society in New Orleans.

1881-1964

Sisters of the Holy Family

In 1881 the Sisters of the Holy Family, the order founded by Henriette DeLille in 1842, purchased the former Orleans Ballroom and convert the building into a convent.  The Sisters eventually annexed the site of the former Orleans Theater and built an orphanage and school.

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1881-1964

Sisters of the Holy Family

In 1881 the Sisters of the Holy Family, the order founded by Henriette DeLille in 1842, purchased the former Orleans Ballroom and convert the building into a convent.  The Sisters eventually annexed the site of the former Orleans Theater and built an orphanage and school.

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1964-Today

Bourbon Orleans Hotel

In 1881 the Sisters of the Holy Family, the order founded by Henriette DeLille in 1842, purchased the former Orleans Ballroom and convert the building into a convent.  The Sisters eventually annexed the site of the former Orleans Theater and built an orphanage and school.

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1964-Today

Bourbon Orleans Hotel

In 1881 the Sisters of the Holy Family, the order founded by Henriette DeLille in 1842, purchased the former Orleans Ballroom and convert the building into a convent.  The Sisters eventually annexed the site of the former Orleans Theater and built an orphanage and school.

If these walls could talk

A Haunted New Orleans Hotel

Among the top 10 most haunted hotels in the U.S. according to USA Today 10Best, the Bourbon Orleans Hotel has a rich heritage that dates back to 1815.   With such a long history, it is no surprise that some visitors have never left.

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If these walls could talk

A Haunted New Orleans Hotel

Among the top 10 most haunted hotels in the U.S. according to USA Today 10Best, the Bourbon Orleans Hotel has a rich heritage that dates back to 1815.   With such a long history, it is no surprise that some visitors have never left.

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