Along Royal Street in the historical French Quarter is a longstanding family-owned and operated high-rise luxurious hotel built in 1886 Beaux-Arts architectural design. Hotel Monteleone is situated right in the middle of specialty shops, antique shops, and restaurants, making it a perfect point of departure to all of New Orleans tourist spots.
The world has been mesmerized when luxury Hotel Monteleone became a dramatic setting for some international films starred by famous Hollywood actors and celebrities. The lovely Ashley Judd and veteran actor Tommy Lee Jones had scenes shot here in the film “Double Jeopardy” back in 1999. Other famous celebrities who also had the privilege to experience this lavish hotel are Brendan Fraser, Michael Keaton, John Cena, Derek Luke, Josh Lucas, Jon Voight, and Peter Faulk. Adding to its popularity is its designation as one of the official literary landmark in United States. It has become a home to authors like Anne Rice, John Grisham, Stephen Ambrose, and Ernest Hemingway to name a few.