Hilton New Orleans Riverside

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Two Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70130




+ Cvent's 2024 Top Meeting Hotels + Cvent's 2023 Top Meeting Hotels + Association Conventions and Facilities 2023 Distinctive Achievement Award + AAA Four Diamond Destination Awards and Honors - AFAR Magazine named New Orleans one of the 10 best places in the world to travel - New Orleans was recognized as one of the best food destinations in the 2023 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best - The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport - Best Airport in North America - Readers of Travel + Leisure ranked New Orleans #3 as one of the "Favorite Cities in the United States"

Venue Highlights

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Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Room service


  • Onsite restaurant
  • Rental car service

Business services

  • Business center

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis courts

Distance from airport

  • 13 mi. from venue


  • Paid parking$44.00 / day
  • Valet parking$49.00 / day

Hilton New Orleans Riverside Meeting Space

Total meeting space137,923 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

Vue Orleans

1 block away
Elevate your senses 34 stories up from the city’s only 360° indoor and outdoor observation deck. See the entire length of Canal Street, stretching from the river to the lake. Take in the mighty Mississippi teeming with ship traffic as it winds through our city. Set your sights on 15 neighborhoods and 60 attractions in the French Quarter, Treme, Garden District, and beyond. From history-rich urban architecture to the wetlands and waterways surrounding us, the Vue Orleans 360° observation deck delivers the best views in town. It’s the ultimate starting point for any New Orleans visit.
2 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA, US 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

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

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

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

Arts and Warehouse District

3 blocks away
This historic neighborhood was once the main place of commerce for the city and river port. Filled with amazing art galleries, fine restaurants, and world-class museums, it recently reemerged as the bustling center of attention in the heart of downtown New Orleans.

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


CVENT Top 150 Meeting Hotel in North America. 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
Feb 1 – May 20
Oct 1 – Nov 30
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