Congratulations on falling in love and deciding to make it a forever thing. It's always a good idea to say yes to love, and New Orleans is the place to wear your heart prominently stitched on your sleeve.
Whether you want to get hitched in the middle of a Second Line parade or waltz in a traditional Cajun wedding march, Ace Hotel New Orleans is a place for it all. Our Barnett Event Complex offers a collection of spaces that can be combined or separated in a myriad of ways - just as suited for intimate gatherings as for grand, raucous receptions.
Ace Hotel New Orleans site on the corner of Carondelet and Lafayette street in the Warehouse District in one of the best cities on earth. Housed in a 1928 Art Deco building, the historic nine-story building stood as Barnett's Furniture Store until the 1970s and now stands as homage to New Orleans' intrepid spirit of joie de vivre and community. Like the city itself, Ace is infused with disparate inspirations, with design elements inspired by Paris, the 1920s, Art Deco, and gothic light, with thoroughly considered modern details and warm spaces.
A short walk to the French Quarter, we're close to art galleries and shopping, museums, and restaurants, and you can see Mardi Gras parades if you crane your neck. But with oysters and cocktails at Seaworthy, handmade pasta at Josephine Estelle, live music at our venue Three Keys, and a rooftop pool and lounge, it's okay if you and yours never want to leave.
Your wedding should be beautiful, stress-free, and unforgettable. We want you to revel at the moment with your loved ones, then ride out into eternal blissville. So let your hair down and leave the details to us - we've got you covered on all the big and little things.
For weddings of 100 or more, you'll also receive a complimentary wedding night in a standard suite, champagne on arrival to toast the big day, and breakfast for two as newlyweds.
Our wedding package includes:
Facilities and Capacity
Weddings in New Orleans are particularly special. There's something profoundly magical about saying "I Do" in the Crescent City, and our event spaces are emblematic of New Orleans' ineffable spirit of love and perpetual celebration. Totaling over 10,700 sq ft we've carved out a collection of intimate nooks to suit every party's needs with Art Deco detailing throughout, amenities aplenty, and perfectly low lights to set the mood.
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It's your menu, and we can customize it if you want to. We'll get you started with our base menu of options, and then you can add and change it from there, however you like.
Enjoy a wide variety of New Orleans-inspired menu choices to be prepared for your event. Select from several serving options, including buffet, family-style, hors d’oeuvres, plated, and stations.
Named after each of their daughters, Josephine Estelle reflects the collaborative spirit of James Beard Award-nominated chef's Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman whose renowned culinary tell is the unlikely marriage between classic Italian recipes and the bright and mystifying flavors of the American South.
With an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, homemade pasta, and recipes passed down from our Maw Maws, Josephine Estelle is available for full or semi-private buyouts.
Seaworthy showcases wild-caught and sustainably harvested oysters from American waters -- Gulf Coast, East Coast, and West Coast alike -- as well as locally sourced fish and game. The celebrated beverage program offers both classic and proprietary cocktails, with a smart selection of beer and wine.
Set in a classic Creole cottage build in 1832, Seaworthy was opened by Ace Hotel with support from the team at GRAND BANKS. Seaworthy culls inspiration from Gulf Coast waterways, the time-worn traditions of Southern hospitality, and the legendary exuberance of the city of New Orleans.
Seaworthy is available for full or semi-private buyouts.
Alto is Ace Hotel New Orleans' rooftop garden. Open every day for lunch, dinner, and drink, you can relax poolside while snacking on small plates, sipping seasonal cocktails, and enjoying panoramic views of the city. The hotel's culinary partners, Chef Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman have crafted an Italian-inspired small-plates menu focused on farm-fresh salads, seafood, and a selection of spiedini. In addition to cocktails, Alto's inspired bar offers a rotating tap, frozen drinks, craft beer, and fine wine.
Alto is available for full or semi-private buyouts.
Ace Hotel is pet-friendly, meaning that we welcome pets under 25 lbs at a friendly rate of $25 per night with no charge for additional pets. "Pet" usually means "dog," but if you have a larger or stranger friend let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate the both of you. Please note that pets are allowed in the hotel lobby, but are not permitted in Josephine Estelle, Seaworthy, or Alto (our pool lounge).
Valet parking is available. Overnight parking is available, too, for $39 a night + tax.
$10 up to 3 hours with validation
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$25 up to 12 hours
$39 up to 24 hours
$39 + tax overnight
$10+ oversize charge
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COVID-19 Preparedness Update
The safety and health of our guests and staff are what we care about the most, and we want to keep you abreast on precautions and policy updates in regards to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Actions and Precautions
Your health and wellbeing are our priority, and we’re following best practices as advised by the CDC. Our staff have been informed and are regularly updated on these practices, and you may see them in action, from propping doors open as weather allows, sanitizing all surfaces regularly, offering hand sanitizers, face masks, and single-use thermometers, wearing gloves when servicing your room and staying home if they’re feeling even a little bit sick. If you aren’t feeling well yourself, we’re more than happy to accommodate a change to your reservation. Just get in touch.
Health and Safety
You, our staff, and our communities are what we care about most. It’s why we build hotels in the first place, and why we’re taking extra precautions to keep our spaces sparkling clean and sanitized. Your health, safety, and peace-of-mind is our top priority, and we’re double-crossing our t’s and making sure our standards and procedures not only follow the guidelines set by the CDC, EPA, World Health Organization, and local government mandates but that they meet our own. (And we’re passionate about these things.)
Here’s what we’re doing across the hotel, restaurants, and venues. If you have any questions, just drop us a line. If your travel plans change, we can help you with that, too. Thank you for reading and following the guidelines. We’re updating them as things change to keep everyone safe and well.
Ace Hotel New Orleans Contact Information
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Brenda Scherzer, Director of Group Sales, firstname.lastname@example.org, 504-930-3057
11 Reviews for Ace Hotel
Recommended by 94% of couples
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David B. · Getting married on 05/11/2022
Wonderful Experience, Highly Recommend
The Ace and their wonderful event staff made our wedding truly a special and memorable event despite the ongoing global pandemic. The fact that we were able to throw a super fun party in this climate where both staff and guests felt safe is a testament their time and care in making our wedding a reality. Whenever a new consideration or idea popped into our heads, Brenda and the rest of our contacts there were a quick phone call or email away and always responded promptly and with a matched enthusiasm. We cannot thank them enough for their time and hard work in making our event a reality and have gotten nothing but compliments from our family and friends who were able to attend, many saying it was such a reprieve from the daily grind of 2020 and so nice to feel just a bit "normal" and safe for an evening. We cannot thank the Ace enough for giving us this and we highly recommend them.Sent on 01/06/2021
J. Marchan · Getting married on 05/11/2022
Beautiful & Unforgettable Wedding at the Ace
From the beginning of our interactions with the events and sales team at the Ace, we felt empowered to plan the wedding of our dreams. Planning a wedding during the height of the pandemic was one of the craziest times of my life, but Brenda, Bonnie, and Ace and Seaworthy team had our backs the whole way. They went out of their way to make our concerns and anxieties feel heard and to make our ever-shifting plans feel as steady as possible, even with the pandemic city and state regulations literally changing every hour. Even with everything hectic going on, Brenda and Bonnie helped us move forward with a sense of calm and diligence that only tried and true events professionals can provide.Sent on 04/13/2021
Everything went off without a hitch thanks to the support of the Ace and their staff, all of whom were knowledgeable, consistent, accommodating, and compassionate toward myself and my partner, our vendors, and our guests. The health and safety of their staff and guests was always the foremost priority. The events team made my guests feel safe, relaxed, and able to fully enjoy themselves. Feedback from our guests were that they “felt like they were in a beautiful film” and that the “food was unbelievable, drinks were amazing—best wedding food” they’ve had.
Huge thanks and kudos to Bonnie for being a sounding board and an open-minded and creative thought partner. Heartfelt thanks and kudos to Brenda for her clarity, candor, and resilience. The folks we met on our wedding day (Josephine Estelle and Seaworthy staff especially Stephen, Ryan, Jack, and everyone at the front desk and security) made us feel extra special and cared for. They were incredibly warm and helpful, catering to our needs and the needs of our guests—helping us locate lost and misplaced items, and accommodating all our asks.
I cannot say enough good things about this venue and its people. From the flexibility of their event spaces to their delicious food & beverage program to their caring staff—our experience was excellent.
Ace Hotel's reply:Thank you so much for your kind words, Jeri! You were such a fun bride to work with! I'm so glad you enjoyed everything and most importantly that you felt safe having your wedding here during the pandemic. We wish you and David a lifetime of happiness!
Grace C. · Getting married on 03/12/2022
I live in New Orleans and had the wedding of my dreams at the Ace Hotel in December 2020. The event staff made the experience easy and took away a lot of the anxiety I had about planning my wedding. The hotel itself is a glamorous art deco spot, absolutely stunning and full of New Orleans character and unique artistic details. I loved that Ace provides an event manager staff to help with logistics. Food, drinks, tables, customized menus with our names and the date, everything was taken care of without having to coordinate multiple vendors, and practically zero effort on my end. They were flexible, accommodated our every request, and were warm, friendly and easy to work with. The event manager I worked with, Bonnie, was on site the day of the wedding making sure everything ran smoothly and she was an absolute angel. The food was amazing, our guests were impressed, and everything went perfectly. I couldn't be happier with our choice of venue for the wedding. I highly recommend Ace, especially to those looking to reduce the amount of planning work for themselves.Sent on 01/27/2021
Ace Hotel Price Rates
Host an intimate Rehearsal Dinner on the third floor of our 19th century Creole cottage. Seats up to 25.
Set in a classic Creole cottage built in 1832, Seaworthy was opened by Ace Hotel with support from the team at Grand Banks.
Seaworthy culls inspiration from Gulf Coast waterways, the time-worn traditions of Southern hospitality, and the legendary exuberance of the city of New Orleans.
Four-Course Plated Dinner, $39-$59 per person (exclusive of tax+gratuity)
Hosted Bar Packages, $30-$55 per person (exclusive of tax+gratuity)
Micro Wedding Package at Ace Hotel New Orleans
$100/person (exclusive of tax+fees) for up to 20 guests.
You don't have to let a pandemic stand in the way of your "I Do" day. Ace Hotel New Orleans' Micro-Married package covers you and 20 of your closest friends and family in a socially safe ceremony, followed by a four-course dinner reception.
Package includes a ceremony space complete with all the necessities (linens, tables and chairs, Ace's customary floral settings, and complimentary cake cutting) *cake not included*; a four-course dinner with complimentary sparkling wine for toasts, one night's stay in one of our standard rooms, complete with early 11 am check-in for the wedding couple; breakfast for two from Josephine Estelle, plus a courtesy room block with discounted rates for up to 10 rooms (subject to availability).
FOUR-COURSE PLATED DINNER MENU
includes house selection of red and white wine served tableside
Josephine Estelle Fried Chicken, drumsticks, Calabrian vinaigrette, Italian furikake
Meatballs, pancetta, tomato, parmesan
Fried Brussels Sprouts Salad, lima bean, sourdough, golden raisin, cardamom, yogurt
Canestri, cacio e pepe
Campanelle, mushroom sofrito, leek, black truffle
Redfish, sunchoke, parsnip celery root, ginger
Flatiron Steak, Louisiana wagyu, white bean, rapini anchovy, smoked chile
Team of Ace Hotel
Catering Sales Manager
I'm a New Orleans native with more than 20 years experience in event planning and food and beverage. I LOVE that my job let's me be a part of other people's special occasions! I find the creative problem solving aspects of wedding planning the most fun-- whatever your wedding vision, I will make it happen.
Outside of work, I am mom to two hilarious, energetic little boys and a sweet, if somewhat neurotic Great Dane named Nola (naming my dog after my hometown was a lot cuter when I lived in Colorado). In my limited spare time, I enjoy Italian wine and making furniture and art out of steel, just not at the same time. Don't drink and weld.