Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

500 Canal Street. New Orleans, LA 70130

Located just steps away from New Orleans’ famed French Quarter, this hotel offers easy access to shopping, restaurants and entertainment like no other.


The special conference room rate at the Sheraton New Orleans is no longer available. Rooms are still available to book (Wed-Fri) at the prevailing hotel rate. 


Please note: the night of Tuesday 4/19 is currently sold out at the Sheraton. All other nights (Wed-Fri) are still available. If you are in need of a room for Tuesday night, we recommend using an online booking site (like for available rooms in the French Quarter – the Courtyard New Orleans Iberville would be a good option.



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Or call 1-888-627-7033
and let them know you are with the Online Learning Consortium group.

Please note:

High-speed internet access is included in your room at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel as part of the room charge.

Complimentary wireless network access will be provided by OLC in the conference area. Connection instructions will be available when you pick up your name badge at the conference registration desk.


Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Lousiana, 70130

Driving Directions to the Hotel

Local Transportation Information

Note: Airport Limousine service is actually cheaper than round-trip shuttle or cab service if you have 2+ people.

A taxi will run about $36 one way.

The airport shuttle is $44pp round-trip or $24pp one-way. Shuttle pick-up is right outside of the door next to the shuttle counter.

Travel time is 20-25 minutes (more with heavy traffic) one way. Normal shuttle time is about 30 minutes. The Sheraton New Orleans is the 3rd drop-off on the shuttle loop.

Hotel Parking Information: Parking at the hotel is valet only. There is no self-parking. Attendees staying at the hotel will receive a 20% discount off the valet rate of $40/day. Daily drive in attendees may wish to park at one of the nearby public parking options.

There is a lot to do in and around the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Here are a few ideas and links to get you started. Come early or stay for Jazz Fest!


Make your plans early to stay in New Orleans for Jazz Fest. The New Orleans Jazz Festival starts Friday, April 22, which is the final day of the conference. We have a limited number of hotel rooms available at the conference rate for this weekend. Purchase your Jazz Fest tickets in advance (link TBD).


Other great attractions near the hotel include taking a street car ride up to City Park  and the New Orleans Museum of Art or down to the Garden District. We are a short walk from Harrah’s Casino, the Aquarium of the Americas, Mardi Gras World, the IMAX Theater, Audubon Insectarium, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Zoo, Saenger Theater, dozens of galleries. 

Sign up for a culinary or cocktail tour of the city. (Please note most tours take place during afternoon hours.) 


Popular shopping destinations such as the Shoppes at Canal Place, Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, JAX Brewery and the French Market are just steps away.




Experience some of the world’s finest restaurants right outside the hotel doors, or dine on-property – head down to Café du Monde for coffee and beignets or indulge in  world class cajun cuisine.

The NOLA Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has provided this pdf of restaurant recommendations. It includes some lunch and dinner options that are more economical, and of course some of the more famous eateries in the nearby French Quarter.  

Organize a group using #olcdiningbuddies to embark on a DIY pub crawl, personally recommended by our New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau rep. Visit these 4 iconic places with specialty drinks, plus get a nice little tour of the French Quarter.

  1. Carousel Bar
  2. Napoleon House
  3. Pat O’s
  4. The Cat’s Meow
  5. Jean Lafitte’s