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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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Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly folks. Amazing atmosphere and history. Beautiful NOLA courtyard. It's a B&B, so not for people who want a full time desk clerk or concierge. Walking distance from most of the cool stuff in French Quarter/Treme/Marigny. A word of caution, the upstairs rooms are air conditioned but get a little warmish when the NOLA heat is on. But just fine... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although our travel agent chose this B&B, which by the way was too far to walk to the French Quarter, and most of the reviews I read raved about it, there were a few negative reviews which absolutely reflect our feelings about this place. The good things were: 1- a bountiful continental breakfast, 2- the owners were friendly and chatty.... More 

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

It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy our stay with us. We suggest that anyone who wants another viewpoint about our B and B should read the many, many comments from our wonderful guests who often return to us year after year. We wish you luck in your future travels to our lovely city. More 

new paris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 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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