Hotel and Travel Information
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 525-2500
Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:00 p.m.
Valet parking: $40/day + tax
The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is a AAA Four Diamond meeting and event facility, centrally located on the most celebrated parade route in the world in a city like no other.
AMSA has negotiated special rates (exclusive of taxes) for its attendees:
$210.00 per night
$260.00 per night
Starting at $399.00 per night
These special rates are only available until February 16, 2016. Availability is going quickly so be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible. Please note that there is a 72 hour cancellation notice.
Please make your hotel reservation now by calling the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel at (504) 525-2500 or clicking on the link below. Please be sure to reference the American Moving & Storage Association meeting.
People come and fall in love. They come to New Orleans and they don't want to leave. Maybe it's the romance, the charm or the beauty that seems to be from another time. Down here, there's music in the air. Of course, it could be the spirit of the city that wrote the book on good times. A city that celebrates life by enjoying every minute of it. The Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is ready to make your experience a great one. It offers you the very best in comfort and in service, from guest rooms to meeting rooms. Arise to a breakfast of beignets just steps from the French Quarter. Spend an afternoon shopping Royal Street and the French Market. Relax in Jackson Square or dine at a world famous restaurants. Place yourself in the middle of all the things to do in New Orleans. It's all right here.
1. AWARD-WINNING DESTINATION
Cuisine in New Orleans isn't the only thing spicing up the city. America's most authentic city welcomed 9.52 million visitors in 2014 and has hosted major events such as Super Bowl XLVII, Wrestelmania 30, Essence Music Festival and Jazz Fest in addition to hundreds of prominent conventions. The New York Times named New Orleans one of its "52 Places to Go in 2015" and is one of the "World's Best Cities" according to Travel + Leisure. The city is also the "Most Meeting Friendly Destination" according to ConventionSouth magazine.
Time in New Orleans isn't kept in hours or days, but in meals. When dining in New Orleans, experience a culinary adventure that spans a wide array of cuisines. From Cajun and Creole to Soul and Contemporary French, award-winning chefs create food for your taste buds and nourishment for your soul.
Start the day with a beignet drenched in powdered sugar and a steaming café au lait, lunch on a shrimp po-boy or mouth-watering muffuletta and end the day with gumbo, shrimp creole and flaming bananas foster. Taste for yourself why Bon Appétit named New Orleans one of America's Top 5 Restaurant Cities.
3. WALKABLE DOWNTOWN — GREAT FOR NETWORKING
New Orleans offers a compact geographic footprint providing close proximity of hotels to convention and meeting facilities, the French Quarter and attractions, creating a true destination experience.
4. DISTINCTIVELY DIFFERENT NEIGHBORHOODS
Immerse yourself in the eclectic culture of the Arts District, experience the historic architecture of the French Quarter or enjoy the modern luxury and convenience of the Central Business District. All our neighborhoods are easily accessible to convention facilities, world-famous restaurants and attractions.
Music is where New Orleans' first settlers found common ground and no other city loves music more. Nowhere else does it occur more effortlessly or more joyously. Jazz, America's only original art form, was born here while Rhythm & Blues, Gospel, Cajun and Zydeco all express the rich melting pot that is New Orleans' heritage. Let its music move your soul.
6. ART & ARCHITECTURE
Countless architectural gems await you in New Orleans. In fact, the city is home to more National Historic Landmarks than any other city in the United States. Venture to the Arts District, a vibrant community of galleries, and experience why it has been called the SoHo of the South. Then visit one of the oldest and most diverse districts in New Orleans, Magazine Street, an area filled with art exhibits, restaurants, shops and more. Finally, submerge yourself in the historic French Quarter by strolling down Royal and other famous French Quarter streets.
7. RICH HISTORY & CULTURE
New Orleans is a city rich in history with traditions and customs woven into the fabric of everyday life. Take a trip back in time and experience living history by riding on the famous St. Charles Avenue streetcar line. Then ride the red car down Canal Street and explore the historic Mid-City cemeteries.
8. SPORTS & OUTDOOR RECREATION
The climate in New Orleans allows for plenty of outdoor adventures and activities in and around the Crescent City, an urban resort that offers year-round golf along with memorable swamp tours conducted in local bayous. For the spectator, enjoy a NBA game featuring the New Orleans Pelicans in the centrally located Smoothie King Center or, if you're lucky, score a seat in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to watch the New Orleans Saints.
9. CENTRAL LOCATION
Conveniently situated in the central region of the US, New Orleans is ideal for travelers. The Louis Armstrong International Airport is just 20 minutes from city center.
Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer discounts from 2-10% off airfare for your travel to New Orleans. Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com/meeting. Select "Book Your Flight" and this will bring you to the "Book A Flight" page. Please use the meeting code (NMLYH) in the box provided and your discount will be applied.
Reservations may also be made by calling the Delta Meeting reservations at (800) 328-1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT.
*Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.
Airport Ground Transportation
The Louis Armstrong International Airport is approximately 20 minutes from the Central Business District.
They are located at Terminal A, on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1), at the Commercial Lane parking spaces: A9-A10 and A36-A37. They are also located in Terminal B, on the Ground Transportation Level (Level 1), at the Commercial Lane parking spaces: B9-B10 and B40-B41 at the airport.
Reservations may be made online or by calling (800) 759-5219. Be sure to use the priority code: 476769213. You must present this coupon to receive the discount.
A cab ride costs $33.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $14.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level of the airport, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.
Airport Shuttle is the Official Ground Transportation Company providing shared ride van service to and from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
The special AMSA conference rate is $35.00 per person round trip. This is a discount of $3.00 per person. In order to receive this special rate, please book your reservation online.
Three bags per person. Advance reservations are required 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers. Please call in advance of your travel date for the specially-equipped shuttle to be reserved. Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area.
Airport Limousine is theofficial limousine service for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Convenient kiosks are located in the baggage claim area and no hassle curb side pickups are available. Rates begin at $58 for 1 or 2 passengers. Visit their website for more information/reservations.
The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Bus picks up outside airport Entrance #7 on the upper level. The fare for Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins. The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, down Airline Drive into New Orleans, which takes approximately 50 minutes.
The Airport bus stop is on the second level of the Airport in the outer lanes at Door 7.
For more information on public transit in the area, visit the Jefferson Transit website, www.jeffersontransit.org, or the RTA website www.norta.com.
There are 9 rental agencies at the airport. Check with each company for rates. Click here to view rental car company contact information.