There is something truly unique about staying in New Orleans’ historic Tremé neighborhood. From the moment you arrive, you can feel the centuries of history that have shaped this place. Whether you’re enjoying a meal at one of its excellent restaurants or simply taking a leisurely stroll through its streets, you can’t help but feel charmed by this special place.

In this article, we break down the best things about staying in Tremé, New Orleans.

The food

Tremé is home to some of the best food in New Orleans. Visitors can enjoy traditional Creole cuisine at world-famous restaurants like Dooky Chase’s or experience the vibrant nightlife at iconic venues like Tipitina’s.

The ambiance and history

There is no doubt that the Tremé has a unique atmosphere. This is partly due to its rich history – it was one of the first neighborhoods in New Orleans to be settled by free people of color and has always been a place of cultural diversity and creativity.

Tremé is also just a great place to relax and soak up the atmosphere of relaxed elegance. There is a feeling of being transported back in time. The streets are lined with beautiful old buildings, many of them dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. 

The museums and art galleries

Tremé is home to several excellent museums and art galleries. The New Orleans Museum of Art, for example, houses one of the finest collections of French impressionist paintings in the world. The nearby Contemporary Arts Center is also well worth a visit, as is the recently opened National WWII Museum.

For history buffs, Tremé is a veritable treasure trove with the New Orleans African American Museum, the Louisiana State Museum, and the New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park.

The jazz

Last but not least, Tremé is also significant for its role in the history of jazz. The legendary musician Louis Armstrong was born here, and it was also home to many other great jazz musicians like Sidney Bechet and Jelly Roll Morton.

If you’re a fan of jazz, there is no better place to stay in New Orleans than Tremé.

Experience the magic of staying in Tremé New Orleans

When it comes to places to stay in Tremé, New Orleans, you can’t go wrong with the Inn at the Old Jail. This award-collecting modern guesthouse in Tremé offers boutique charm in the heart of Tremé. It’s an elegant Queen Anne Victorian, originally home to an NOPD patrol station and police jail. It features nine unique rooms with common spaces that are beautifully appointed.

If you are looking to stay in a central location, close to all that Tremé has to offer, then look no further than the Inn at the Old Jail.