Hilton New Orleans Riverside

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Two Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70130




+ Meetings and Conventions Magazine's 2015 Hall of Fame + 2015 Meetings and Conventions Magazine's Gold Key Award + Smart Meetings 2015 Platinum Choice Award + Meetings Today Best of 2015 Award + 2015 Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine's Award of Excellence + 2015 Convention South Rising Destination for Meetings Award + 2013 Facilities & Destinations (F&D) Meeting Hotel Prime Site Awards + “Best Places to Work" New Orleans City Business Magazine – 10 years in a row + 35% of the Hotel Staff has 10+ years of service 2016 Destination Awards and Honors • Readers of Travel + Leisure named New Orleans one of the "Best Cities in North America," February 2016. • New Orleans was ranked number three on TravelSquire.com's "Top 28 Hot Destinations 2016," February 2016. • New Orleans was named number one on TripAdvisor's list of the "7 Best Family Getaways in America," January 2016. 2015 Destination Awards and Honors • AFAR magazine named New Orleans the number one "Most Visited Destination across the Globe of 2015," December 2015. • New Orleans was awarded Corporate and Incentive Travel's "Award of Excellence," recognizing the city as an ideal meeting space, December 2015. • Readers of Condé Nast Traveler ranked New Orleans number five on the magazine's list of the "Best Big Cities in the U.S.," October 2015. • New Orleans has been named one of the "12 Cities on the Rise" by PCMA Convene magazine, September 2015. • Readers of Travel + Leisure named New Orleans one of the "World's 30 Friendliest Cities," August 2015. • New Orleans was named number one on Travel + Leisure's list of "America's Best Cities for Festivals," July 2015. • New Orleans has been named the second-best "World's Best City" in the U.S. and Canada category by readers of Travel + Leisure, July 2015. • Airfare to New Orleans is among the most affordable in the nation according to a report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, March 2015. • New Orleans was named one of the "Top 10 Travelers' Choice Destinations in the U.S." by TripAdvisor.com, March 2015. • Condé Nast Traveler has named New Orleans the number one "U.S. City for Business Travelers," February 2015. • The New York Times named New Orleans one of its "52 Places to Go in 2015," January 2015.

Venue Highlights

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Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access


  • Onsite restaurant

Business services

  • Business center

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis courts

Meeting Space

Total meeting space143,623 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms55
Largest room26,894 sq. ft.
Second largest room24,139 sq. ft.
Exhibit Space68,946 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms1,622
Single (1 bed)546
Double (2 beds)1,004
Tax rate15.2%

Local Attractions

Health Club by HILTON

This 90,000+ square foot health club is sure to keep attendees on track during their stay in New Orleans. Amenities include: cardio theater, group fitness classes, indoor tennis, racquetball, and basketball courts
2 Poydras Street
6th Level
New Orleans, LA 70130

French Quarter

Historical landmark
3 blocks away
The oldest neighborhood in New Orleans and home to historic landmarks, colorful architecture, legendary dining, a variety of shops, live music and entertainment venues. Jackson Square - St. Louis Cathedral - French Market - Royal Street - Frenchmen Street - Bourbon Street

Public Belt

In a 300-year-old city like New Orleans, the word “classic” takes on a new meaning. And the professional mixologists at Public Belt are determined to infuse each of their signature cocktails with the word’s true definition. Inside this Old World-style bar named after the city’s historic railroad, vintage style collides with modern taste in the most delightful way. Live Music Thursday - Saturday Night
2 Poydras Street
2nd Level
New Orleans, LA 70130

Harrah's Casino

1 block away
Located adjacent to the main entrance of Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Harrah’s Casino offers the ultimate gaming experience 24 hours a day. With 3,800 slot machines and over 20 poker tables, Harrah’s is the ultimate gaming experience in the city. In addition to poplar games, Harrah’s also provides a variety of specialty table games including roulette, baccarat, baccarat, pai gow and more.
228 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Drago's Seafood Restaurant

Located just inside the main entrance of Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Drago's Seafood Restaurant is a local institution of delicious tradition. Guests travel from all over to enjoy their famous charbroiled oysters, which are served daily by the hundreds.
2 Poydras Street
1st Level
New Orleans, LA 70130

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk

2 minutes away
Directly connected to Hilton New Orleans Riverside, The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk - the nation's first downtown outlet center - is a vibrant waterfront destination offering upscale fashion, local culinary flavors and the revelry one would expect to find in the City of New Orleans.
500 Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70124

New Orleans Morial Convention Center

Convention center
Located next to Hilton New Orleans Riverside along the Mississippi River is the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. With 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space, it is an essential component of what makes the city's major business events so successful, and consistently ranks in the country's top ten of facilities that hold the most conventions and tradeshows annually. Hilton Riverside can work in conjunction with the Convention Center team to expand footprint while providing connectivity for your event and its attendees.
900 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70124

Aquarium of the Americas

2 blocks away
A short stroll from Hilton New Orleans Riverside, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas immerses you in an underwater world. The colors of a Caribbean reef come alive in the walk-through tunnel, while penguins and Southern sea otters enchant you with their antics. Touch a sting ray, feed a parakeet, and marvel at gigantic sharks, tarpon, and rays in the 400,000 gallon Gulf of Mexico Exhibit. Watch for sea turtles throughout the Aquarium—as coordinator of the Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program, many of them are prepared for their release into the wild.
1 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Distance from airport

  • 13 mi. from venue


  • Paid parking$45.00 / day
  • Valet parking$49.00 / day


Hilton New Orleans Riverside is the perfect blend of location and event space to create the ultimate meeting for attendees. Flowing stackable space, an accomplished dedicated team, and a timeless city with a unique way of life will make your New Orleans event an experience to remember.


High season
Oct 1 – Nov 30
Feb 1 – May 20
Shoulder season
Jan 1 – Jan 31
Sep 11 – Sep 30
May 21 – Jun 24
Low season
Jun 25 – Sep 10
Dec 1 – Dec 31

Cancellation Policy

Varies Per Contract and Booking Window

Facility Restrictions

No Pets NOTE ON TAXES: Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.45% plus $3.00 occupancy tax per room per night) in effect at the time of check-out, as well as Statutory Tourism Support Assessment of 1.75% of each room rate, per room per night.

Additional Information

Partnering with New Orleans Convention Center • Adjacent to “The Great Hall”, a 60K sq.ft. fully rigged ballroom with seamless connectivity, allowing a campus-style layout for large meetings and conventions • Fully turn key Theater/Auditorium to accommodate any production (seats 4,000 ppl total; divisible into 3 acoustically separate sections) Renovation Highlights 2015 • Riverside Complex: a brightly modern and intimate setting for events up to 500 people • Public Belt: vintage inspired full service bar located lobby level near reception desk • Grand Ballroom: complete refresh of 26,000+ sq. ft. of plush sparkle and shine • Lobby Comforts: soft seating for better networking or relaxing with additional computers 2016 • Grand Salon: redesign of more than 24,000 sq. ft. of formal space for a variety of uses • 2nd Floor Meeting Space: full make over of continuous event space • Hilton Exhibition Center: modern updates and additions to 20,000+ sq. ft. of divisible show space 2017 • 3rd Floor Meeting Space: future revamp includes three ballrooms and over 10 breakout rooms • Guest Rooms: revitalization to ensure each guest receives the best stay