Hotel and Transportation


The 2016 CLAC Conference will take place at the Hotel Monteleone, located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The hotel is located at 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130


To make your reservation, please visit Hotel Monteleone for CLAC Attendees.

Reservation by Phone:

Guests can make reservations directly by calling the hotel at 504-523-3341.  Please mention the Council of Language Access Coordinators to receive the group rate when making your reservation.

The block of rooms is open from Sunday May 22 to Wednesday May 25 (including Wednesday night) at a rate of $122.00/night.  If you are not getting this rate, contact Justin Apperson at

As space is no longer available in the group block for the night of Saturday May 21, you may arrange with the hotel to reserve at their regular rate, as accommodations are available, or book at an alternative hotel nearby.  The Royal Sonesta and Omni Royal New Orleans are conveniently located within the French Quarter.  Downtown New Orleans also offers many options from preferred franchises.


Flights to New Orleans are serviced by Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), located 11 miles west of Downtown New Orleans.

Shuttle Service:

Airport Shuttle New Orleans: Offers Round trip rates of $44 per person, or one-way rates of $22 per person. Shuttles depart approximately every thirty minutes.  Three bags are allowed per person.  Call 1-866-596-2699 or 504-522-3500 to make a reservation.  Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area.

Taxi Service:

A cab ride costs $36 from the airport to the Central Business District for up to two persons with an additional $15 (per passenger) for three or more passengers.  Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area.  Taxis must provide the option to pay by credit card.

Rental Car:

The New Orleans International Airport rental car facility is located adjacent to the West Terminal Baggage Claim, and offers the following services:

Alamo Rent-A-Car: 1-800-462-5266
Avis Rent-A-Car: 1-800-332-1212
Budget Rent-A-Car: 1-800-527-0700
Dollar Rent-A-Car: 1-800-800-4000
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 1-800-rent-a-car
Hertz Corp.: 1-800-654-3131
National Car Rental: 1-800-227-7368
Payless Car Rental: 1-800-PAYLESS
Thrifty Car Rental: 1-800-847-4389

The Hotel Monteleone offers valet parking at the rate of $30 per night plus 12% tax.  There is limited availability for oversize vehicles.  Please contact (504) 681-4425 with any questions related to parking at the hotel.

Driving Directions:

From the New Orleans International Airport:

Get on I-10 in Meitairie from Airport Road.

Follow I-10 E to Basin St. in New Orleans.  Take Exit 235A from I-10E.

Continue on Basin St. to Conti St.  Turn left onto Conti St.

Turn right onto Royal St.

Public Transportation:

The E-2 Airport-Downtown Express picks up passengers outside Entrance #7 on the upper level.  The fare is $2.00.  Please visit, or for more information on public transportation in the area of New Orleans.

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