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Magnolia Mansion

2127 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Grand Island, Nebraska
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had planned a romantic 2-night stay in New Orleans while visiting family in Louisiana, and specifically chose the Magnolia Mansion because of the "Gone with the Wind" room - this is my all-time favorite movie and it brings fond memories to the two of us. Unfortunately, our first night in the room became a nightmare as... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I WOULDN'T CALL IT OVERPRICED BECAUSE NO PRICE WOULD BE WORTH THIS POOR EXCUSE FOR A XMAS BUFFET. THEY CALLED 4 chafing dishes with cold overcooked food a BUFFET. Loud music. Poor wait staff. Given the bill while still eating. A disappointment on a large scale.

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2 Thank Tom M
Mansion2127, Manager at Magnolia Mansion, responded to this review

The menu as well as the price were advertised 3 weeks in advance in Gambit and on a banner in front of the mansion. The buffet was exactly what was advertised. The pricing was for a holiday brunch/dinner. The menu nor the pricing was a surprise. Personally, the owner made sure the food was hot, fresh, and well presented. The... More 

Conroe, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

This is by far the worst experience I've ever had in New Orleans. Their Christmas dinner was a buffet. I've had better at Golden Corral. $75 for 3 dry meats and 2 vegetables. No carving station...nothing. So sad that I brought my family here.

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Mansion2127, Owner at Magnolia Mansion, responded to this review

It is a shame and sad for people to make up a story. Some people are unhappy no matter where they go. The was advertised in advance that it would be a buffet. It was never stated that there would be a carving station. My side of the story: Out of 348 people - 345 of them were extremely happy... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

didn't realize until we arrived that the upstairs "restaurant" wasn't accessible. two in our party refused to pay the food was so bad. my husband and I have enough garlic in our systems from tasting the terrible food.........thank god we both ate it or he'd have to sleep elsewhere. the buffet was unattended, nobody knew until we complained that all... More 

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Mansion2127, Owner at Magnolia Mansion, responded to this review

Upstairs was not a "restaurant" it was a special event for Chris Owens and her family. We had an additional 2 tables for VIP guests. Sternos were on the whole time. We used several cases in one day. I made sure, personally, that the food was hot, fresh, and presentable throughout the day. That was a very unjust statement that... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This was the worst place we have ever stayed! We were there for a wedding in New Orleans and it was the absolute worst part of the trip. We had 5 rooms for family and they were all bad. The outside is beautiful however the beds and linen are disgusting!! Blinds would not close, bathrooms are awful! Owner rudely confronted... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

From the moment we arrived it was bad. We booked 5 rooms for a long weekend for family and friends traveling to New Orleans for a wedding. Location was perfect and we were excited. We pulled into the large gated parking lot on the South side of the property and were told that not only could we not park there,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Wedding plans at Magnolia - all staff was very helpful and successful assisting with arrangements from the very beginning of choosing Magnolia. The initial plans were changed and staff was so amazing in last minute plans due to rain on our wedding day. In 30 minutes, all plans moved inside, and the arranging and set up was so beautiful inside,... More 

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Folsom, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Coldest two nights of my life and it was hot and humid outside. Central AC was not working properly and the other upstairs rooms complained the first morning of being too hot. My room was F R E E Z I N G - the Moulin Rouge room. Never mind the uber-sugar goodies for breakfast. I was grateful for the... More 

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Austin, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Unbelievably disappointed. We had a reservation at this restaurant (and had called two days earlier to ask questions so that we knew that we'd have a great dinner and experience). We showed up 20 minutes early for our reservation, and they were closed. We couldn't get in the security gate that was set up around the building/premises and called the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Spent Thanksgiving with family in NO and chose this place because a lot of places were closed or booked. It was a tremendous disappointment. When we arrived there was nobody to greet or seat us. A women who looked like she was a diner came up and offered to seat us. The waitress was a doll; so friendly and attentive.... More 

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Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.
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