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625 Marigny Street, New Orleans, LA 70117 (Bywater)
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River House
Ranked #81 of 146 New Orleans B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Surrey, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

My wife and I just returned from a one week stay at this charming house with it's beautiful decor and artwork. Staying here really allowed us to experience the true spirit and culture of New Orleans ! Everytime we returned it felt like we were coming home. The location as listed is perfect - 1 block to Frenchmen St for... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Had to write this review as we are thinking of another trip to New Orleans and I couldn't believe River House isn't in the top three B&B's. We stayed in the ground floor apartment and from the airport pick up onwards you could not ask for a better base from which to explore New Orleans. David and Csaba were fantastic... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Stunning accommodation, facilities and great location to the coolest areas of the French Quarter. Cannot recommend this highly enough. Great value, brilliant hosts.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

I can only add my enthusiasm to that of the other reviewers. My husband and I (in our early 60s) stayed in the third floor apartment and the other couple we were traveling with stayed on the second floor. We chose the third floor because Csaba recommended it after I told him my husband was a big guy with a... More

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Lake Tahoe
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

The huge house with only 3 spacious apartments is located in an old neighborhood just outside of the French Quarter. It can be used as a base to explore or, if you're not in a hurry, to just laze around by the pool and amongst all the great trees and smells. Hosts, Csaba & David are fantastic. This my second... More

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David City, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

Has to be one of my favorite vacations of all time. House and Hosts were wonderful! If you like Old New Orleans this is the place to be. Very close to French Quarter but far enough away to spend quite time on the balcony.

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Oakton, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

Dates of stay: January 14-17, 2011 Travelers: Two, fifty-something married couples; second & 3rd floor apartments Value: River House would be a bargain at twice the price. Holy cow what a wonderful place to stay. I'll get to the extraordinary physical appearances of the River House in more detail below. But first, what sets this place apart from any other... More

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Philly, PA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2009

I stayed here with my husband and another couple for three nights in April 2009. I seriously don't know where to begin, from the complimentary airport pick-up to the luxury linens on the beds, everything was perfect. I was a bit worried not being familiar with this section of New Orleans, since I have only stayed in the French Quarter... More

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2004

During a recent 5-night stay in New Orleans for a conference, we chose to stay at River House at 625 Marigny Street rather than the designated hotels. For the same price, (consider taxes, occupancy fees, and other hotel surcharges) we had not a room, but an entire floor of a distinctive, beautiful 1850's house outfitted with every imaginable amenity. From... More

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Address: 625 Marigny Street, New Orleans, LA 70117
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Bywater , Marigny
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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Whether you’re a couple looking for a private getaway or a family looking to spread out in your own fully equipped three-floor residence, this luxurious antebellum mansion is designed to delight your senses and meet your every need. Located on an historic, tree-lined street just three blocks from the French Quarter, River House offers luxury accommodations on par with those found in fine hotels, but in the practical and more personal setting of an ideally situated independent residence.Tastefully designed with high quality furnishings and fine antiques, each one of River House’s three floors comprises a private, generously appointed vacation accommodation in its own right, while also offering the flexibility of being combined with one or both of the other floors for larger groups and extended stays. Completing the picture are a 500-square-foot westward-facing balcony, with original cast iron and spectacular cityscape views, and lush gardens surrounding the entire “compound” with swimming pool. ... more   less 
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