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Hotel Villa Convento

616 Ursulines Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
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Ranked #43 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Warren for getting us in for the week of Mardis Gras!. Best time ever. This place has the best vibe. Everyone feels welcome, like family. This place is authentic. It is old, but that is the charm of it. We were in New Orleans to be outside, not inside. We don't need a gym or a pool. Walk... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Rumored to be the original "House of the Rising Sun", this hotel is historic and charmingly authentic. Jimmy Buffet lived here in his early days when the hotel was a boarding house. If you want a cultural experience in a nice quiet hotel loaded with quirks and history then you must stay here! There is a courtyard in the middle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place is amazing. Booked a balcony room and loved the balcony. The beds are comfortable and the rooms nice. The staff is very helpful. Courtyard is nice. We loved the location and even though it is in a prime area it is quiet and relaxing. Booked this for my daughters wedding and all the rooms were nice except one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, the staff was amazing! Warren was exceptionally helpful. He stored our bags, made reservations for the ghost tour, gave us tips where to eat, and was super friendly. We were given one of the haunted rooms and were able to go have a look see at one of the other ones. We were also able... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I've been to the city numerous times and I have to admit the location is amazing! I was quite shocked how convenient it was to everything- we walked everywhere within the quarter. Overall the hotel was lovely, i appreciate the authentic vibe of the place and it's cool to know Jimmy Buffet was had a room at this old boarding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I am really overwhelmed by the wonderful and charming staff who gave me the best tipps what to see and where to eat in the whole town (by neighborhoods!!), everybody is always up for a laugh with you! The hotel is placed perfectly in the French Quarter, close enough to Bourbon Street for party people but far enough to not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

From the moment I booked I knew this was the place to stay. My girlfriends and I came down for my birthday and stayed the week with Villa Convento. Because of that - and mainly Emily, our concierge- we have had a thoroughly authentic New Orleans experience. She sent us to all the best - read BEST, not pricey -... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Hotel Villa Convento is located in the famous French Quarter. On Ursulines St, between Royal St. & Chartres St. Only 1 1/2 blocks to Bourbon St & 3 blocks from Jackson Square. I loved this hotel it was just so romantic & charming. The walls have some natural & painted brick walls. Some of the paint is pealing, but I... More 

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Chicago, IL
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When Hotel Villa Convento first came on my radar I was impressed by how many wonderful things people had said about it. The prices were great and they offer free (off-parking) which is almost unheard of in the Quarter, so I took a chance and I am SO glad I did. The hotel is charming, old-world New Orleans. And yes,... More 

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Newark, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great little hotel, yea it needs some attention, but it was super clean, and what a great staff Triskall, Emily, Warren and Jeff WOW great people and so very helpful, always friendly. Nice little court yard, Always seen this place and considered staying but never did, but that will change now

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Address: 616 Ursulines Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Convento Hotel New Orleans
Convento New Orleans
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in New Orleans
#51 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#64 Business Hotel in New Orleans

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