December 19, 2011 14:53 ET

Roll in the New Year With's Sparkling Array of Festive Celebrations

NEW ORLEANS, LA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) - A premier destination to ring in the New Year, New Orleans ignites with festive revelers every year. Whether the night includes toasting 2012 on Bourbon Street or dancing the night away at one of the city's nightclubs, the experts offer an exploding lineup of French Quarter hotels and hot spots for the ultimate celebration.

The epicenter of New Year's Eve, the French Quarter is home to numerous hotels that keep visitors near the action and offer the ideal viewing location for the fireworks over the Mississippi River.

  • Stunning skyline views of the river and downtown await at the Le Pavillon rooftop oasis, and the posh hotel is easy walking distance to all of the French Quarter festivities.
  • Immerse yourself in the history and luxury of the French Quarter at the Maison Dupuy -- you'll have no problem finding a good bottle of bubbly to celebrate at the hotel's award-winning Le Meritage restaurant.
  • Hotel St. Marie is steps away from the action on Bourbon Street and an easy stroll to the riverfront fireworks; don't miss Vacherie, the hotel's sweet new bar and restaurant serving authentic Louisiana eats!

The place to be on New Year's Eve? The experts recommend these sparkling affairs:

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