2 Best Hotels in Garden District, New Orleans

Grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast

$$ | 2727 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA, 70130, USA Fodor's Choice
Grand Victorian Bed and Breakfast

This escape from the New Orleans hoopla more than lives up to its lofty name with well-appointed rooms that evoke old Louisiana through period antiques and distinctive private baths. The home was designed in 1893 by renowned New Orleans architect Thomas Sully. The Greenwood Suite includes a hot tub, a Mardi Gras--themed stained-glass window, and a private balcony that extends across the front of the house, overlooking historic St. Charles Avenue. An oak-shaded common balcony on the second floor overlooks a traditional New Orleans garden. The Continental breakfast is served in either the dining room or on the balcony.

Pros

  • Elegant atmosphere
  • On the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line and close to key Garden District dining
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the house and guest rooms

Cons

  • Limited parking
  • Not within easy walking distance of the French Quarter or CBD
  • Usually requires a three-night minimum stay
2727 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA, 70130, USA
504-895–1104
hotel Details
8 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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Sully Mansion

$$ | 2631 Prytania St., New Orleans, LA, 70130, USA
Sully Mansion

Famous 19th-century architect Thomas Sully built this handsome, rambling Queen Anne–style house in 1890. In the foyer, light filters in through stunning stained-glass windows original to the home. Though not the only such accommodations in this neighborhood, this B&B stands out for its attentive service and lovely 1940s furnishings. The home is on a tree-lined street one block from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line and close to Magazine Street shops and museums. Delicious breakfasts are made with local, farm-fresh ingredients, and include such delicacies as crab cakes with poached eggs and sourdough blueberry pancakes. Weather permitting, guests enjoy breakfast in the tropical courtyard.

Pros

  • Old-world charm
  • Individualized attention to guests
  • Great breakfasts

Cons

  • A mile or so from the French Quarter
  • Most rooms are only accessible by stairs
  • Parking is free, but it's street parking
2631 Prytania St., New Orleans, LA, 70130, USA
504-891–0457
hotel Details
10 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast, Credit cards accepted

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