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The Degas House

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2306 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119 (Mid-City)
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Ranked #51 of 146 New Orleans B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at the Degas House was absolutely awful. We checked out after our first night after planing on staying 4 nights, and on top of that, we did not get a refund. So buyer beware!!! Our room was shabby, missing light bulbs, broken towel racks, dirty dresser draws. And the "creole breakfast" was unorganized, dirty utensils, which I had... More

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back in January my friend and I were lucky enough to reserve a tour of the Degas House and as it turned out, we were the only two customers that day, allowing us to receive dedicated individual attention. We both found the tour most educational, both in terms of the Degas and Impressionist art era and New Orleans itself. I... More

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We just spent the weekend in New Orleans and this was our first time staying at the Degas House - and it won't be the last! We stayed in the William Bell Suite - beautifully furnished and it had its own balcony overlooking the courtyard. There are several cats that "laze" around the property - so it was fun to... More

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We started the day with breakfast at the Degas House. Carolyn was a wonderful hostess and chef. The omelet was one of the best I have ever had. Mom femme had bananas foster that were equally fantastic. Breakfast was very quiet and we were joined by one other person. The bloody mary was a delight. After the wonderful breakfast were... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We didn't stay here but took the tour of this lovely place, which included a video about Degas's time in New Orleans and a very interesting talk and walk around the two buildings. I'm not usually that into doing such activities, but the Degas House tour was first-rate. Learned a lot of things about the house itself, that period of... More

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This was our third stay at the Degas House and (as usual) it was wonderful! The location on Esplanade Avenue is quiet and charming (beautiful tree-lined avenue) and so convenient to NOMA and the Quarter...also nice to walk around the historic neighborhood. We stayed in the Josephine room which was beautiful and romantic; decorated very nicely for Christmas (as was... More

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

As a former art teacher, my soul reveled in the history of this charming bed and breakfast. As a couple, my husband and found the the rooms very romantic. The breakfast is amazing and the people that work there are friendly. I loved having a niece of Degas take us on the art tour. The hotel is within walking distance... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We booked the entire house for a weekend-long 40th birthday party. I wanted to say thank you for the wonderful hospitality the staff provided to us and, for our guests. A special thank you to Rachel and Paige; they were both very helpful during the preparation and during our stay. I look forward to my next visit to New Orleans,... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

As a transplanted Southerner, I have experienced Southern Hospitality at it's finest. Our recent visit to The Degas House in New Orleans was for a very special event. What we thought was a surprise birthday party for a dear friend, turned out to be a surprise wedding. The happy couple, with the assistance of the staff of the Degas House... More

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maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Quiet, grand, gorgeous home turned into a lovely B&B, with the added glory of Degas history. Excellent breakfast cooked in the house kitchen by warm, friendly staff. Sat on the top porch watching the sun rise while drinking hot coffee. Quick cab ride to the center of action when we were ready to party in the evening. Perfect balance!

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Additional Information about The Degas House

Also Known As:
The Degas House Hotel New Orleans
The Degas House Hotel
Address: 2306 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Mid-City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 146 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Degas House 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Degas House is the celebrated only remaining home of the French Impressionist Master Edgar Degas that is open to the public in the world. Degas House has been recognized by the French Minister of Culture, through the French National Order of Arts and Letters. Today, the home serves as a Museum House with guided tours, Bed and Breakfast, wedding/reception venue and for corporate functions. Degas House is also home of the Degas Foundation, whose educational mission includes serving as a cultural resource center to the public.Degas House is licensed, insured and inspected. We are in our 18th year of business and provide the security you and your family desire during your vacation. ... more   less 
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