With its Papa Noel Holiday Promotion, the hotel near Bourbon Street makes it simple to celebrate the season on a budget. For stays between Nov. 16 and December 30, 2016, guests can save 15 percent on the best available rates — with accommodations starting at just $110 a night. The hotel is also providing extra savings during the Great Weekends Promotion ( Oct 14 - Jan 15, 2017), and Cyber Weekend Sale from Nov. 25 to Nov. 28, 2016 for stays Dec. 9 - Jan 16, 2017. A unique twist on annual traditions, Santa Claus is known as Papa Noel down in the bayou. His sleigh is substituted for a riverboat, and reindeer are replaced by eight alligators. Leading up to his arrival, the city comes alive with action-packed events for guests of all ages. The Canal Street Lighting will kick off the season on Nov. 22, 2016, followed by holiday concerts and festivals across the Big Easy's beautiful parks. Holiday Reveillon Dinners, a beloved New Orleans tradition that dates back to the 1800s, can be feasted upon at dozens of area restaurants. From concerts at the St. Louis Cathedral and 2 million bright lights at the Celebration in the Oaks to the Krewe of the Jungle parade and New Orleans ChristmasFest, the sights and sounds of the season will abound for all travelers and locals. On Christmas Eve, visitors can help light the way for Papa Noel at Bonfires on the Levee, a family-friendly event. As an ideal home base for holiday getaways, the boutique style French Quarter hotel features refined rooms and suites as well as a sophisticated lobby, including private media pods and on-site restaurant and bar. The property also boasts a full-service spa located in The Ritz-Carlton attached to the hotel, providing the perfect place to retreat to relaxation for Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's and Kwanza. Guests will appreciate a well-equipped fitness center and complimentary wireless internet access, accommodating constant connection to friends and family. Groups can gather in one of 10 stylish event rooms with state-of-the-art audiovisual services, great for spurring some holiday comradery. To receive the 15 percent discounted price for the Papa Noel Promotion, travelers must use promotional code ADP when booking online at least 14 days in advance and use M96 for Great Weekend Rates or calling 1-800-228-9290.