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Bienville House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   320 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Ranked #37 of 153 hotels in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2010
mate0517 Lisle, Illinois
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Lisle, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2010

We stayed at the Bienville House for one night prior to our cruise. The hotel is an old hotel, but it is in excellent shape. We had two rooms , one for our older kids and one for us. There room was about twice the size of ours even though the rate was the same. I enjoyed staying at this... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2010

We chose the Bienville House because of its location. We attended the Royal Street Stroll - part of the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience. The hotel was just two blocks away from the start of the event. After the event, we had a comfortable sleep in a quiet room. In the morning, we had a light breakfast in pleasant... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

Air conditioner didn't work right. It ran, but the room never got cold. The air conditioner worked great in the lobby though. Carpets were stained, looked terrible. The room had two chairs shoved up between the bed and the window. Could not use them to sit. Had trouble with the computer downstairs and the night clerk just walked out on... More

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Jersey Shore, NJ
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2010

We'd stayed here before and really liked the hotel. It is in the perfect location for Jazz Fest and really any trip to New Orleans. Our room this time was not quite as good as expected though. The carpet needed a good cleaning. We had a room with two double beds and the mattresses on both of them were way... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2010

small hotel, most central but next to house of blues and fire station, so can have noise polution. the swimming pool is a joke, ok to stay but not luxury

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2010

The room was clean and suited our needs for this trip. Beds/pillows were uncomfortable, floor was very squeaky, room, bathroom, and shower were small, room smelled stale, tv reception was snowy, it was loud from outside noise (ferry horns all day and night) and the "seating area" in the room was laughable - one of the beds was pressed up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

Stayed at Bienville House March 16-18, and they were booked for the next few days so we actually switched hotels. I wish we didn't have to switch, I would have loved to stay another night or two. I loved the room, we had one of the rooms with a patio and it was just beautiful and I loved having that... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2010

We stayed at the Bienville House from March 14-16. I would advise to get the king suite as we did. The room was a good size with a pull-out sofa (blow up mattress) for the kids. The only drawback is no windows but that caused us to sleep later in the morning due to no sun streaming in the windows.... More

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Naples, Florida, USA
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

My husband and I just returned from 4 nights at the Bienville House Hotel, situated in the French Quarter right off Canal St. The room was small but very comfortable, and everyone there was helpful and friendly. Our rate included an adequate continental breakfast with good coffee (!). You can walk to anything in the French Quarter as well as... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

Good location, but parking is pricey and not always available, taxi's would be a better bet. Staff wasn't the most friendly. Sister hotel The Monteleon is the better choice. Not sure if it was the heat and humidity but our room never really felt cool, but we did get a fan from the front desk thet helped. We would like... More

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Address: 320 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bienville House 3*
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Just as the French Quarter is perfectly situated in the heart of New Orleans, the Bienville House New Orleans hotel is perfectly situated in the midst of the historic French Quarter. Having just completed a multi-million dollar renovation, the 83-room hotel is a truly distinctive downtown New Orleans hotel establishment.  It has a sense of style and grace only to be found in America’s most interesting city, within this New Orleans' boutique hotel accommodations in the French Quarter. ... more   less 
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