New Hotel Mazarin Announces a major Trip Sweepstakes

Posted on: January 3 2012
Contact: For Immediate Release
Marc Becker
Area Director of Marketing
504 527 0407

New Hotel Mazarin Announces a major Trip Sweepstakes

As part of the Hotel Mazarin’s Grand Opening, enter to win an incredible trip to the Mardi Gras!

NEW ORLEANS – Jan 3, 2011 – Hotel Mazarin ( opened today after a multimillion dollar renovation, resulting in a charming oasis located in the most vibrant and fashionable district in New Orleans.

As a major part of the Grand Opening festivities for the new, luxury boutique Hotel Mazarin in the heart of the French Quarter, the hotel, a member of the New Orleans Hotel Collection announces a giant nationwide sweepstakes offering two lucky guests the opportunity to experience the famous New Orleans Mardi Gras first hand, and in the comfort of a luxurious room at the Hotel Mazarin.

The sweepstakes winner will be drawn from those who have entered to win at

Included in the Grand Prize are two round trip advance purchase airfares from within the Continental US, four nights luxurious accommodations during the Mardi Gras at the new Hotel Mazarin including daily breakfast, free wi fi, in-room coffee and bottled water, welcome drink, fitness and business center use and all taxes. Also included is an exclusive opportunity to ride aboard one of the Mystic Krewe of Orpheus’s dramatic floats in the Lundi Gras Orpheus Parade, followed by tickets to the Ball Masque of the Krewe held in the New Orleans Convention Center. Two tickets to see the famous Mardi Gras World, the place where Mardi Gras is made are added as “lagniappe”. (Something extra)

The winning entry will be drawn Jan 13 and notified in the 24 hours following. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) falls on Tuesday Feb 21, 2012, and the days preceding are the traditional days of festivity, including the Orpheus “Lundi Gras” or Fat Monday Parade. The prize is valued at over $4500.

During the Mardi Gras Season, celebrations reach a peak on the weekend of the Mardi Gras, and more than a dozen major Parades sponsored by “Krewes” and countless costumed revelers take to the streets and provide what has often been billed as the “Greatest Free Show on Earth”. The city of New Orleans swells its population during the festival by more than 1 million people.

For full details, official rules and entry information, please visit

Special Grand Opening Rates

As a generous extra offer, the Hotel Mazarin has opened up a full month for guests to enjoy the luxurious amenities of the hotel at a full 25% discount. Booking on the hotels website for any room during the period of January 10 to Feb 10th inclusive will give the guest 25% off prevailing rates. Come and enjoy the city that Care Forgot and that created the Mardi Gras!

About Hotel Mazarin
Hotel Mazarin takes its name from the famous European Diplomat and Catholic Pontiff, Cardinal Jules Mazarin. Cardinal Mazarin was a 17th Century Italian born statesman, gambler, aide- de -camp to French Royalty, Machiavellian scholar and chief financial minister to Queen Anne, longtime Regent of France on behalf of Louis the XIV. A renaissance man, Mazarin designed the Mazarin Diamond, collected jewels, was an avid reader, and a man of acclaimed wit. His reputation, once sullied, became golden again. His spirit lives on in the new Hotel Mazarin in New Orleans historic French Quarter. The completely renovated hotel evokes the “art de vivre” of the city, delivering a luxury boutique hotel stay to both leisure guests and business travelers in a comfortable and stylish retreat in the heart of the French Quarter. Located one-half block from Bourbon and Royal Streets, the hotel is ideally situated to the entertainment, dining, shopping and cultural offerings of America’s favorite city. The newly designed 102 -room French Quarter hotel creates an inviting and personable stay delivered in historical elegance with modern hotel conveniences. Signature amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, in-room coffee and bottled water; breakfast and newspapers; a lush semi-tropical private courtyard; welcome refreshment; fitness center; business center; & wine bar. Hotel Mazarin is owned by 730 Bienville, LLC. The principals of 730 Bienville, LLC, Joseph A. Jaeger, Jr. and Wayne Ducote are committed to the recovery of New Orleans and the further strengthening of the New Orleans hospitality industry. For more information, visit

About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven splendidly original hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, Hotel Le Marais, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and the new Hotel Mazarin, these are boutique and small upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit