Ernest Hemingway always made 214 Royal Street his address while visiting the Crescent City.
The Tennessee Williams Festival pays tribute to the legendary Tennessee Williams and is headquartered at Hotel Monteleone.
Tennessee Williams first visited Hotel Monteleone as a young child and always claimed it was his favorite hotel.
Eudora Welty immortalized Hotel Monteleone's famous Carousel Piano Bar and Lounge in her short story, The Purple Hat.
Truman Capote was known for telling interviewers he was born at the Hotel Monteleone.
William Faulkner mentions in his biography, written by Joseph Blotner, that the Monteleone was his favorite hotel.
Words and Music, a festival of Faulkner, is headquartered at the Hotel Monteleone annually in the late fall.
Ernest Hemingway memorialized Hotel Monteleone in his short story, "Night Before Battle" which takes place during the Spanish Civil War.
Rebecca Wells, a Louisiana native, featured Hotel Monteleone in her novel Little Altars Everywhere.
The Rose Tattoo play included Hotel Monteleone due to Tennessee Williams love for the hotel.