The allure of well-known New Orleans neighbourhoods like the French Quarter and Uptown has long been the draw to the country’s jazz capital. Thanks to recent developments, travellers are now flocking to other NOLA neighbourhoods, like the once unassuming Mairgny. The neighbourhood's newest attraction is Hotel Peter & Paul (hotelpeterandpaul.com), housed in four 19th-century buildings that once made up the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic church and school. From the minute you enter, you’ll see the developers stayed true to history and context. Portraits of religious icons are sprinkled on the walls, and the rooms are furnished in colourful gingham, with art work sourced from local estate sales. Nearby, be sure to browse antiques on Royal Street and get dressed up for a Creole dinner at Commander’s Palace (commanderspalace.com). Israeli newcomer, Shaya (shayarestaurant.com), is also a worthy option for dinner. Then, top the night off with beignets at the classic Café du Monde (cafedumonde.com).