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New Orleans Universities Welcome to Your Home Away from Home In New Orleans’ Warehouse District

If you’re searching for a hotel that is near New Orleans’ top colleges including Tulane, Loyola, and Xavier, or is steps away from the New Orleans Saints’ Caesar Superdome and the New Orleans Pelicans Smoothie King Center, you’re in luck!

Virgin Hotels New Orleans located at 550 Baronne Street is here to welcome you with open arms. Our brand new, state-of-the-art modern resort experience is an unforgettable one, a stay that will undoubtedly enhance your visit while in the Big Easy. We are located in the heart of the favorite parts of town, from the French Quarter and Bourbon Street to Uptown New Orleans and Magazine Street. We’re glad you’re here.

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Tulane University

Tulane University is a short 12-15 minute drive down the scenic St. Charles Avenue from Virgin Hotel New Orleans, or 2.9 miles away. Whether in town for move in day or graduation day, enjoy all New Orleans has to offer. 

  • February 20-21: Mardi Gras Holiday
  • April1-9: Spring Break
  • May 3: Last day of classes
  • May 6-11: Final Exams
  • May 20: Commencement

Loyola University New Orleans

Close to Tulane, the historic Loyola University is just a 15-minute drive away from Virgin Hotel New Orleans, or 3.1 miles away. Here are some of the university’s major dates for Fall 2022 (subject to change):

  • March 20: Spring Classes Begin
  • April 6-10: Easter Holiday
  • May 8-11: Last Day of Class
  • May 13: Graduation

Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University of New Orleans is a straight shot down I-10E from our hotel, just 2.4 miles away. Celebrate your Xavierite’s accomplishments, family weekends, and graduation with a comfortable stay at the Virgin Hotel. Here are some of the university’s major dates for Fall 2022 (subject to change):

  • January 23: Classes begin
  • April 3-7: Easter Holidays
  • May 17-24: Final Examinations
  • May 27: Commencement

Tulane Medical Center

If you’re visiting Tulane Medical Center and need accommodations within walking distance, our hotel is the perfect pick. Let the Virgin team provide you with a comforting stay that is a 4-minute drive or 15-minute walk from the Virgin Hotel.