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1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B

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1422 N. Rampart St., French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116
1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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new paris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just returned from a wonderful trip to new Orleans. We rented the Hexigon Room and the Cannonball Room at Banana Courtyard B&B. It was so nice to be back here. . We have stayed here many times and Mary and Hugh always make us feel like family. We have met lots of really nice and interesting people at breakfast... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved the eccentricity of this former brothel. The rooms all have unique themes. I liked that each had ensuite baths. It's on the edge of the Quarter and close to most everything. If you're bothered by knick-knacks, this is not the place for you. There's something to look at in every corner. Gerald was a perfect host while Hugh... More 

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Wagenberg, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in New Orleans for a wedding and this was the bed and breakfast that was chosen to house some of the guests. It was in a almost a perfect location (for me). Service from Gerald, his wife and especially Lori was great. Unfortunately the assistant manager was another story.He clearly was not a peoples person which wasn't pleasant.... More 

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bananacour, Guest Relations Manager at 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Bed and Breakfast. Your feedback is always appreciated. From our perspective, all of us try as hard as we can to make each guest feel as comfortable and special as possible. Clearly, at times, this did not happen to you. That's unfortunate, as the vast majority of our guests over the... More 

Bancroft
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed here in March 2015. We decided to stay here based on their website as it's quite comical, you feel like you get to know them before you go! Also never been to NOLA I found myself calling and having a few conversation with Mary & Hugh which put us at ease. We were not disappointed... More 

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Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Banana Courtyard is so much more than a B&B. The hosts make you feel right at home. The fresh baked breakfast is to die for. The rooms harken back to a bygone era. And best of all it's a short walk to Bourbon Street.

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Walkable to the french quarter. Super clean and quiet getaway from the bar scene. Owners were easy to deal with and went out of their way to accommodate. I couldn't have asked for more. Will return again.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Banana Courtyard B&B is cluttered with memorabilia that hides the architecture. Our room had too much furniture which made for tight spaces. Management is unprofessional and expects guests to follow multiple rules. Breakfast is minimal and not of true Continental Breakfasts on the continent (EUROPE). Not a place we will stay again or recommend.

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bananacour, Guest Relations Manager at 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B, responded to this review

After reading your review, it struck us that some people's clutter can be another person's collectables. While it seems you may be part of the former, many of our current & returning guests often comment on some of the unique items in our B & B that make it a homey, comfortable place-- things like old Mardi Gras costumes, one... More 

Santa Rosa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Just returned from a wonderful 13 day stay at the Banana Court Yard which we shared with 4 other couples from California. Host Mary and Hugh were very helpful arranging our airport transportation plantation tours and cooking demonstrations. The staff Gerald and John provided excellent service and were an invaluable source of information on restaurants local sites and transportation. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Completely enjoyed our stay! Perfect location, accommodations & Hosts! They made us feel at home and very welcomed... Plus, arranged for our transportation to and from Airport and set up all our tours! Absolutely made our visit to NOLA the Best Experience...

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bananacour, Manager at 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your enthusiasm. It was our pleasure to help you with tours. Our goal is to provide a personalized experience to every guest and help them enjoy NÁwlins to the fullest. Some guests like to be left on their own, and others like yáll want our guidance, based on 20 years of feedback from other guests. We hope... More 

Hammond, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Walking distance to the French Quarter. Staffed by employees John and Jerrold the weekend before the weekend before Mardi Gras. John was very helpful and informative about all things French Quarter, and Jerrold provided great continental breakfast service. The house is packed with interesting things. The beds were comfy, and a shared microwave and mini -fridge were in the hall.... More 

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bananacour, Manager at 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B, responded to this review

We're so thrilled that Gerald and John made yáll feel at home. We feel guilty when we don't get the opportunity the spend a lot of time with guests personally, but you've made us feel better. They are a great team and we are lucky to have them. Thanks so much for the comments about the ceiling fan. We tried... More 

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