Photos courtesy of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau

For additional information about New Orleans, please visit the New Orleans Convention & Visitor's Bureau website.

For additional information about the host venue, please visit the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life at Tulane website.

The shuttle bus schedule is available for download here (PDF).

Hotel Information

There are very few hotels within walking distance of the Lavin-Bernick Center. Tulane University is on the border of the Uptown and East Carrolton neighborhoods, but is easily accessed from the St. Charles streetcar line. All three preferred hotels are on the streetcar line. In addition, Tulane shuttle buses will be employed to bring attendees to and from the preferred hotels and the Lavin-Bernick Center. There will be several shuttle bus runs each day.

Maison St. Charles Hotel & Suites – Evolang rate $109

1319 St. Charles Avenue,

New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Phone: (504) 522-0187

Fax: (504) 529-4379

Booking Link

Our New Orleans hotel is nestled in the Historic Garden District and features wrought iron fences and beautiful lush gardens. Experience the richness of this city steeped in cultural influences from the Caribbean, Africa, Europe and more. You can see what brings visitors back to this vibrant city when you book with this hotel near the French Quarter and other places of interest. Listen to the sounds of Louisiana jazz, enjoy the beauty of the Audubon Nature Institute and stroll through historic neighborhoods. For added convenience, there is a streetcar stop in front of the hotel and we offer close, convenient parking.


The Hotel Modern – Evolang rate $119 (Single) $139 (Double)

936 Saint Charles Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: (504) 962-0900

Fax: (504) 962-0901 

Booking Link

The Hotel Modern is located in the Arts and Warehouse District in the heart of New Orleans - a vibrant neighborhood filled with art galleries, restaurants, nightlife and with easy access to Uptown, the Garden District, Downtown and The French Quarter.

The Hotel Modern redefines modern luxury with intrepid design, well-appointed amenities and a keen attention to comfort and service. The onsite restaurant is Tivoli & Lee features farm to table, southern modern cuisine. The onsite lounge is Bellocq which brings an exciting “Moulin Rouge” vibe to New Orleans nightlife.


Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue – Evolang rate $159

333 St. Charles Avenue

New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Phone: 504-378-2812

Booking Link

Built in 1926 as the Grand Masonic Lodge of Louisiana, the iconic Hilton St Charles Avenue was the second skyscraper in New Orleans.  The elegance of the original craftsmanship and architecture are still prevalent throughout the building, offering an amazing ambiance but with newly renovated guest rooms and lobby right on the famous St. Charles Avenue street car line and only two blocks from the historic French Quarter. Our award-winning restaurant, Luke, features the sumptuous cuisine of Chef John Besh, winner of the coveted James Beard Award.