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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 27 - Jun 7, 2015
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Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 27 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Lecture: “Finding…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the Lecture: "Finding… more

Pub Quiz

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us every Wednesday at the Irish House for Pub Quiz. more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 27 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Remembering Jeffrey…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join Carol Bebelle, Ron Bechet, Stella Jones, Margaret Slade Kelly, Martin… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 27 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Maison Dupuy…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maison Dupuy for Sippin' in the Courtyard. The Maison Dupuy will… more

The Victory Belles…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

May 27 - 27, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 28 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jazz in the Park…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Jazz in the Park returns for eight straight weeks this spring, running from… more

The Irish House…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

Yappy Hour in the…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

The Most Anticipated Hotel of the Year, the Saint Hotel is Finally Open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Barbara Buzzell
The Buzzell Company
bb@buzzellco.com

or

Alyssa Harker
The Buzzell Company
ajh@buzzellco.com
805-478-0440

THE MOST ANTICIPATED HOTEL OF THE YEAR, THE SAINT HOTEL IS FINALLY OPEN
New Boutique Hotel in Landmark Building on Canal Street
Celebrates Grand Opening with an Old New Orleans Style Fête
Invitation-Only Party Open for Media Coverage

 

WHAT:
The most anticipated hotel of the year, has officially opened its doors! The Saint Hotel is finally here, and saints and sinners alike are welcome. To celebrate the new face and name of the Audubon building, The Saint is hosting an invitation-only evening full of libations and lite-bites from Chef Michael Stoltzfus' Sweet Olive, inside The Saint Hotel. A fê te full of New Orleans' elite, media are invited to come cover the arrival scene and the event throughout the evening. Chosen for its unique atmosphere and stunning design, The Saint Hotel is also proud to be New Orleans' first and only member of Marriott's prestigious portfolio of Autograph Collection Hotels.

WHERE:
The Saint Hotel
931 Canal Street, at Burgundy Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

WHEN:
Friday, January 27
Tours of hotel
Beginning at 12:00pm- until
(10:00pm live shots available)

  • Hotel tour with owner
  • Burgundy Bar, Live music venue 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday, January 28
Set up for Grand Opening Party
8:00am-5:00pm
Early morning and throughout day

  • Live shots of hotel being set for gala party
  • Tour with owner Mark Wyant

Grand Opening Party (Invitation only; open for media coverage)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
(10:00pm live shots available)

  • Specialty cocktails by Belvedere and Hennessy
  • Lite-bites by Chef Michal Stoltzfus' Sweet Olive
  • Live music by local band, New Orleans Express, featuring Bobby Lonero and Johnny Pennino
  • Special VVIP lounge area in Burgundy Bar

Monday, January 30
Tours of hotel
Beginning at 10:00am- 2:00pm

  • Hotel tour with owner

BACKGROUND:
Built in 1909 and located on Canal Street at Burgundy Street in the world famous New Orleans French Quarter, the historic landmark Audubon Building has been totally renovated and re-christened as The Saint Hotel. Striking a balance between its storied past and limitless future, The Saint Hotel will provide the ultimate luxury lifestyle destination, following its recent $45 million dollar purchase and transformation. The property will reflect a new and contemporary spirit and look while staying true to important designs and traditions, such as the opulent grandeur of the Beaux Arts décor and era. The 166-room, 8-story Saint Hotel includes 320 sq. ft. modern guest rooms; 1450 sq. ft. of meeting and special event space; Sweet Olive, a chef-driven modern American restaurant; the Burgundy Bar offering live jazz saluting the sounds of Louis Armstrong; and Halo, a rooftop bar and lounge with panoramic views of downtown New Orleans.

This one-of-a-kind property will provide memorable experiences and surprises with a spontaneous, haute bohemian eclectic, eccentric and edgy sophistication for even the most sophisticated traveler. Ideal for leisure or business, The Saint Hotel is located on the Canal Street streetcar line and a short walk from the French Quarter's charming galleries, boutiques, antique shops, and music-filled nightclubs while also convenient to the Riverwalk, Saks Fifth Avenue, the Aquarium of the Americas and Harrah's Casino. It is minutes from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and the New Orleans Arena. http://www.thesainthotelneworleans.com/

 

ABOUT AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION:

Autograph Collection is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent luxury hotels. Each

destination has been selected for its bold originality, rich character and uncommon details.

From near to far, iconic to historic, the result is a unique array of properties that is nothing

less than completely eclectic, nothing short of collectively exceptional. For more

information please visit http://www.autographhotels.com/


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