Location & Travel


Hyatt Regency New Orleans –
Home to All Visual Studio Live! Sessions & Activities

Take advantage of the $189* room rate by April 1

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

Special attendee rate: $189*
Book by: April 1, 2019

Book your room online for the Visual Studio Live! Room Block. The offer is subject to room availability, so make sure to book early.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans rooms booked within the Visual Studio Live! room block include:

  • Access to the StayFit fitness center
  • In-room internet access for up to two devices

*The $189 room rate is based on single or double occupancy. The room rate does not include applicable state, local and occupancy taxes.


The Hyatt Regency New Orleans is just over 12 miles from the Louis Armstrong Int'l Airport (Airport Code: MSY).

Avis Rent-a-Car is offering a discount on car rental for Visual Studio Live! New Orleans attendees. To receive the discounted rates, call Avis at 800.331.1600 and use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number D005872, or click here to make your reservation online.

Discounted Airport Shuttle: Discounted shuttle service is available from the airport to hotels and various other locations in the New Orleans for $24 (per person, one-way) or $40 (per person, round-trip). You must book online at least 24 hours prior to your flight.

Weather and Dress
Dress for Visual Studio Live! New Orleans is casual. New Orleans enjoys moderate weather in April, with daytime temperatures that typically average between 6o degrees and 79 degrees Fahrenheit, which is some of the mildest weather you'll find in the Big Easy. Temperatures inside the meeting rooms can vary greatly, so please plan your attire accordingly.

Parking at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans
For your convenience, Hyatt Regency New Orleans offers premium valet services. In addition to the hotel's valet, there are also several nearby parking lots (fees apply), including the 1301 Girod Parking Garage that connects directly to the hotel. (Subject to Price Change and Special Events – Contact Merit Parking at 504.561.0575 for confirmed pricing.)

Self-parking at the Hyatt Regency:

  • 0-1 hour - $4
  • 1-2 hours - $6
  • 2-3 hours - $8
  • 3-9 hours - $12
  • 9-12 hours - $20
  • 12-24 hours - $25

Valet parking at the Hyatt Regency:

  • 0-1 hour - $10
  • 1-2 Hours - $15
  • 2-4 Hours - $22
  • 4+ Hours - $30 + tax
  • Overnight - $30 + tax
  • Oversized Vehicles - $36 + tax /Overnight
Plan your Big Easy adventure now!

Visiting New Orleans

Take advantage of all that New Orleans has to offer. Visit the Official New Orleans Tourism site for information on places to visit and things to do in New Orleans.

Add These Points of Interest to Your Big Easy Adventure Itinerary

  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • Loyola Avenue Street Car
  • French Quarter
  • New Orleans Arena
  • Champions Square
  • Julia Street Art Galleries
  • The National World War II Museum
  • Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Contemporary Arts Center
  • Louisiana Children's Museum
  • Harrah's Casino
  • Mahalia Jackson Theater
  • Aquarium of the Americas & IMAX Theater
  • The Audubon Insectarium
  • Mardi Gras World
  • Garden District
  • The Audubon Zoo

New Orleans Jazz Fest50th Anniversary of Jazz Fest Kicks Off April 25th

Soak in the culture of New Orleans starting Thursday, April 25th with the 50th Anniversary of Jazz Fest, located just 10 minutes outside of the French Quarter at the Fair Groups Race Course. Jazz Fest is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople come together for unforgettable music, delicious New Orleans cuisine and artisan crafts from around the world. Learn more and purchase your tickets today!