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Lanaux Mansion

547 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116 (Bywater)
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Ranked #50 of 146 New Orleans B&B and Inns
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Sarasota, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were on our honeymoon and we could not have found a better spot to experience New Orleans. We had looked at numerous places online and Ruth's photos represent her property beautifully. It is an historical home kept very well! There are only 4 rooms and each has its own very unique features. While we were there,... More

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Minneapolis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Stayed four nights over New Years. We had the Enchanted Cottage and our friends had the Johnson suite, so we spent enough time in each.The location is very convenient to Frenchman Street for all that great music that you come to NOLA for. Also, it was very quiet, safe and private. We had our own entrance, so it was very... More

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Cambridge, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

A little off the beaten path but that is what my husband and I prefer for privacy. However, don't let that comment sway you away. This B&B has everything you want- privacy, excellent service, close to restaurants and clubs but quiet! Innkeeper is wonderful! Will definately stay here again and recommend to friends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Two days after proposing, my newly engaged fiancé Kim & I checked in for a quick two and a half day stay at this gorgeous B&B on the recommendation of a friend. My fiancé had never been to New Orleans before and I was eager to show her the true beauty and charm of this city. If you're looking for... More

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Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
5 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

After being away much too long, we're back in New Orleans! We stay at the Lanaux House when we can (only 4 rooms), and love it, love it, love it. Originally built by NO's wealthiest Creole merchant, the mansion has been owned by the Bodenheimer family for generations, and retains its Belle Epoch charm in every detail. Located in the... More

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Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We stayed in the Enchanted Cottage and it was so quaint, a perfect place to stay while we adventured out in the french quarter and frenchmen street. Ruth, who has owned the mansion since the early 1980s was incredibly accommodating and friendly. She really went out of her way to make our stay enjoyable and start a friendship that would... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

My wife and I spent Christmas in New Orleans and stayed at the Lanaux Mansion in the Enchanted Cottage. The architecture of the mansion is fantastic, it is a stately and elegant home with high ceilings, beautiful woodwork and lots of warmth. The Enchanted Cottage is a real charmer. Re-purposed into living quarters from its original use for storage, it... More

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Gloucester, Mass.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This was our second stay at the Lanaux Mansion, just outside the French Quarter and two short blocks from Frenchmen Street. We''ll come back. The location is ideal, if you don't mind walking (and only a couple of blocks up from the Riverfront streetcar), but it's the ambiance and attention to detail in the room, coupled with the price, that... More

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Situated near the southeast corner of New Orlean's famed French Quarter, Lanaux Mansion offers beautiful accommodations in Victorian style. Stay in the Enchanted Cottage if it's available--or in the Library in the main house. Enjoy continental breakfast items, delivered to your room daily, then walk the 4 blocks or so to the center of the French Quarter! Hostess Ruth Bodenheimer... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

My wife and I chose this bed & breakfast because of its location to the French Quarters, the historic appearence and of course the magic of movies. What we discovered was a place still preserved in the past. The Lanaux Mansion offers its guest a piece of New Orleans history in each of the rooms offered. We stayed in the... More

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Also Known As:
Lanaux Mansion Hotel
Lanaux Mansion Hotel New Orleans
Address: 547 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Bywater , Marigny
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #50 of 146 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lanaux Mansion is a beautiful 1879 Victorian Mansion in the New Orleans French Quarter area. Enjoy its unique historic charm and undisturbed privacy in the old world atmosphere of your room or suite. A colorful Victorian Garden is just outside your room. Across the street, the French Quarter holds endless entertainment. Around the corner on Frenchmen Street, musicians perform at Snug Harbor Jazz Club. More great music venues and world-class cuisine are a stroll away. ... more   less 

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