Three Iconic French Quarter Hotels Announce #LoveWins Same Sex Couple's Wedding Packages and Sweepstakes

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To Commemorate the Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Ruling, the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans and Hotel Mazarin of the New Orleans Hotel Collection Offer Extraordinary Value and Sparkling Extras

Hotel Mazarin's Renaissance Courtyard

Hotel Mazarin's Renaissance Courtyard

Three French Quarter hotels, part of the New Orleans Hotel Collection, proudly announce new #LoveWins wedding package offerings and a sweepstakes for a same sex wedding giveaway.

The iconic Bourbon Orleans Hotel, located directly adjacent to Jackson Square, the new Hotel Mazarin, and the delightful Dauphine Orleans Hotel provide several options for LGBT weddings, ranging from 15 guests in a tropical courtyard at the Dauphine Orleans to 250 guests in the historic Orleans Ballroom (1817). The classic Hotel Mazarin offers wedding ceremonies in its Renaissance-inspired fountain courtyard, followed by a delectable reception in La Louisiane dining room.

The seven hotels of the Collection are no strangers to LGBT commitment ceremonies and nuptials having hosted more than 100 collectively in the past years. Located in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans, these hotels are among the most desirable and picturesque locations for weddings, elopements, and commitment ceremonies in the entire city. All Collection hotels are TAG approved.

For weddings of all stripes, the hotels of the New Orleans Hotel Collection provide the quintessential New Orleans setting, with lush courtyards, sparkling pools, dramatic ballrooms and historic surroundings that are exactly what one imagines of this romantic city of New Orleans - named the world’s most romantic city by CNN.

LoveWins Share Your Love Story Wedding Giveaway
The LoveWins Share Your Love Story Wedding Giveaway is open to all couples and genders, brides and brides, and grooms and grooms. The grand prize is a complimentary wedding at the couple’s choice of any hotel of the New Orleans Hotel Collection up to the value of $5,000.00. To enter the sweepstakes and view full details, official rules and restrictions, visit or visit The giveaway will be open for six weeks starting July 14, 2015 and will close on August 31, 2015 with the selection of two winning couples on September 1, 2015. Sweepstakes entries must be made online. The lucky couple will be given a full year in which to book their wedding trip to New Orleans at one of the venues of the New Orleans Hotel Collection.

LoveWins Share Your Love Story Wedding Giveaway: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding NY, FL; including D.C.), 21 years or older. Promotion ends: 8/31/15. To enter and for Official Rules, including prize descriptions, visit Sponsor: New Orleans Hotel Collection, LLC, 1380 Port of New Orleans Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130. Void where prohibited.

LoveWins Hotel Wedding Packages
For those who wish to book a “LoveWins" same sex couples wedding with one of the hotels of the New Orleans Hotel Collection, several grand packages showcasing what each hotel can offer can be found at Custom menus and details can be arranged with consultation with an experienced “LoveWins” wedding specialist. Sample wedding packages are listed below:

LoveWins Wedding Package at Bourbon Orleans Hotel – a French Quarter Treasure
•Courtyard Ceremony Coordination and Ceremony Chairs for up to 150 people with One Hour Rehearsal Time (Based on Availability)
•Custom Menu package featuring three cold and four hot Hors d ’Oeuvres, Antipasto display, choice of two specialty action stations and premium carving station
•Signature "LoveWins" Cocktail to be passed upon arrival
•Three-hour Premium Brand Open Bar
•Custom Wedding Cake from the famous Haydel’s Bakery
•Complimentary Cake Cutting Service
•Authentic French Quarter Second Line Parade with Custom Pride Handkerchiefs
•Professional Wedding Coordinator to assist the Wedding Couple through the planning stages
•Complimentary Bottle of Champagne for Toast
•Personal Wedding Attendant during the reception dedicated to the couple
•White or Ivory Satin Damask Overlays for Reception Tables
•Mirror Tiles & Votive Candles for Table Centerpiece
•Complimentary Wedding Suite on the evening of your wedding reception
•Complimentary "LoveWins" Amenity delivered to your room at the conclusion of the reception
•VIP Arrival including transfer to hotel in Limousine and private check-in
•$165.00++ per person, plus 23% Service Charge, and 9.75% Sales Tax will be added to Menu Price. Menu prices are subject to change.

LoveWins Wedding Package at Hotel Mazarin - Diamond of the French Quarter
•Ceremony in the Queen Anne Courtyard (officiant included)
•Reception in La Louisiane Ballroom
•Complimentary Candle Package for ceremony: candles around the fountain and down the aisle
•Complimentary Bottle of Champagne for Toast
•"LoveWins" Specialty Cocktail with Personalized To Go Cups
•Mercury Glass Candle Centerpieces included for reception.
•Personal Bridal Attendant
•Wedding Ceremony Coordination
•One-hour Rehearsal Time (Based on Availability)
•Complimentary Champagne and Chocolate Covered Strawberries delivered to your room at the conclusion of the reception
•Roundtrip airport Limousine Transfers with Champagne
•Custom Wedding Cake from Haydel’s Bakery
•White or Ivory Fleur de Lis Linens for Round Tables & Chivari Chairs
•A variety of menu items are available, with examples like “Bananas Foster”, passed appetizers, carving stations and more.
•$145.00++ per person, plus a 23% Service Charge and 9.75% Sales Tax will be added to Menu Price. All menu prices are subject to change. Minimum of 75 guests.

LoveWins Small Weddings Package at the Dauphine Orleans and the Audubon Cottages
•Courtyard Ceremony Setup and Chairs for up to 15 guests
•Wedding Bouquets/Boutonnières
•Champagne Toast
•2-Tier Wedding Cake
•Complimentary Cake Cutting Service
•Professional Wedding Coordinator to assist wedding couple through the planning stages
•Reception Tables with White Overlays and Votive Candles
•Complimentary "LoveWins" Amenity delivered to your room at the conclusion of the reception
•Starting at $1,600.00 inclusive of tax and gratuity.

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

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