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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
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 

Chicago
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was our first trip to New Orleans and we wanted to see everything - which made Banana Courtyard a perfect choice for us. The B&B is located within walking distance of both Frenchmen St and Bourbon St, meaning all of the major restaurants and attractions are nearby or only $5-$10 away via taxi (we also took a few pedicab... More 

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

Going through reviews starting with most recent and going backwards. Always feel guilty because we don't have time to respond to EVERYONE. What an awesome recap of your visit. Your review was so comprehensive, and we especially appreciate your taking the time to write it. Wish we had been able to spend more time with you. Breakfast is an especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My husband and I spent Halloween and my birthday here this year for an amazing week . We where made to feel like one of the family, loved the ambiance, the staff and everything about the Banana Courtyard. So close to everything, great information and history told by Hugh, Mary and others. This was our first time to New Orleans... More 

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

Halloween. Wow. Gotta get on here more often. Sorry it took so long to respond, but has been a whirlwind of high season. We're quite flattered by your lovely review. We try to make every guest feel special and at home. so glad you did. Look forward to seeing you next year and helping you have another memorable stay (we... More 

Toledo, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were 3 couples who had the 3 Balcony Rooms over the Christmas Holiday. Lovely rooms and tasty breakfast. Hugh and Mary were the best hosts, and we definitely felt at home. Close to the French Quarter, easy walk, lots to see. We had a very special Christmas. Thanks so much!

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Athens, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I spent 4 nights there at Christmas and had a wonderful time. Hugh and Mary were very helpful and accommodating. My room was clean and they had free wi-fi. I felt safe there and safety is an issue to me in NOLA. I liked the breakfast system, and the refreshments that were there for guests to have all during the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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112 reviews 112 reviews
17 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I spent 4 days in New Orleans. We chose the Banana Courtyard for our stay. We enjoyed the location very much. It is on the edge of the French Quarter and an easy walk into the attractions. We like to walk and found it a nice distance, about 10-20 minutes to parts of the French Quarter and... More 

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

HEARTFELT thanks from Mary and Hugh: Gee. Don't know where to start to thank you for such a wonderful review, with all the comments that will help other potential guests know what to expect. There are some folks that prefer ''cookie cutter'' places, and your comments will help steer guests to us who enjoy what we have to offer. Am... More 

salina kansas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Mary and Hugh are wonderful folks! They are very helpful and sweet. Breakfast is delicious and very relaxing. We were there over the Christmas Holiday and had great time. We had the three balcony rooms and loved it! Definitely would recommend this bed and breakfast to everyone. Thanks for making our Christmas vacation a success.

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