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Rathbone Mansions

1244 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116 (Mid-City)
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Ranked #63 of 145 New Orleans B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Onejazzysis San Jose, California
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay here. Mz.Pat is a hoot. Breakfast was delish.I was here on a girl's trip to Essence Festival .It felt like I was visiting family.not very fancy but our room was clean and well attended to.It was kinda nice being in a quaint French quarter neighborhood. It was a short taxi ride to Bourbon st. Better... More

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Pensacola, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's been years since I've stayed at a B&B and my husband never has stayed at one before so we weren't quite sure what to expect. We both appreciate history and love New Orleans so when we decided to make the drive and spend a weekend in the city, I threw out the idea of staying at a local B&B.... More

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houston, tx
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 year old and I stayed at the Rathbone. Our room was on the side of the Main House... at first I was a little leery of the area because of the I10 and Claiborne exchange. No fears though after arriving at the Rathbone. It was a great location: sort of central to most things, the Quarter, the Metairie... More

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Oviedo, fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Rm 302 7/11,12. This is a really nice B&B in New Orleans "proper". The street they are on, Esplanade, is lined with beautiful buildings.The buildings are very old. 1846, 1850....but they are maintained nicely. The architecture found on both the interior and exterior are such a great pleasure to view. You feel like your staying in a museum.... More

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and I loved our stay. We had a great room that was a quiet retreat after our busy days. Only minutes from Frenchman, The French Market and The Quarter it was really convenient to everything. Tonya the amazing breakfast lady serves up great coffee, a delicious breakfast treat, and advice for your day. Also they leave baskets of... More

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Louisburg, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i just left new orleans this was my first trip to new orleans. Pat and Tonya was wonderful we felt right at home. we had no problem with our room it was clean and the breakfast was wonderful. we enjoy the hottub and pool area, great location unless u don"t like to walk, everything is walking distance. Pat was very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, let me say that the general manager, Pat, was very accommodating to my wife and I. Knowing that we were celebrating our wedding anniversary, she upgraded us to the Louis Armstrong Suite, which was a nicely appointed 2 bedroom suite on the second floor, looking out over Esplanade Ave. with a very lovely balcony and a terrific hammock. We... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is fantastic. My partner and I stayed for pride weekend. Pat the inn keeper was lovely. The rustic charm of old New Orleans is all over this place. This will be our "go to" place to stay from now on when we come down. Taking a dip in the salt water pool is a great way to start... More

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Bundaberg, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I could not write enough to say how wonderful our time at Rathbone Mansion was! We spent 10 days here! Tanya & Pat are amazing woman & the daily breakfast is always fresh & tasty! We had been travelling around the states for quite a while & had never felt such hospitality or felt so welcome then we did here.... More

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Illinois City, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a total DISAPPOINTMENT ! I made reservations for my wife and me and for another couple. I’ll just list a few of the issues with this place (mind you I was trying to look at the positives since I made the reservations) The property grounds were un-kept and weedy. The pool/patio area is a disgrace because it’s FILTY DIRTY... More

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Address: 1244 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Mid-City
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Rathbone Bed & Breakfast Inn is steps away from the French Quarter, where the cuisine, sights and sounds are part of New Orleans' unique culture. Our Guest House is a lovingly restored antebellum mansion, offering warm southern hospitality and authentic New Orleans atmosphere. Located on beautiful Esplanade Avenue, amongst the ancient Spanish oak trees and 19th-century Creole mansions. ... more   less 
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