The double room with balcony facing Dauphine was nice. There were 3 patio chairs on the balcony. The street traffic was a little noisy but to be expected with balcony rooms. We have stayed all over the quarter and garden district and I would rate this an A- nice. The room was very clean and the bathroom was very small. Our room had a fridge so that was nice. Never ate the breakfast we ate out. Very nice restaurant on Conti towards bourbon that had b/l/d very inexpensive . It was german, the Jagerhause and it had the best inexpensive breakfast, and a great hamburger- cheap for lunch so after spending $$$ on dinner it was a nice break. Dejavue bar and grill is on the corner of Conti so we ate there- food was very good & cheap but it is a smoking bar and everyone has to be over 21 so we only ate there once due to the smoke. You will find most all bars in New Orleans are smoking bars so be prepared. We go down at least once a month and try to stay at different places every 3 months or so. I always read the reviews before I go. so I am trying to detail what I look for. You just have to remember that everything in the quarter is old and it is noisy. I always take my sound machine and a couple glasses of wine tend to lessen the noise. If you want an inexpensive but nice balcony hotel then this is it. The balcony hotels on Bourbon tend to be not so nice and very expensive and extremely noisy. Remember a lot of kids destroy those rooms during mardi gras. So when I find very clean and not torn up balcony room- it rates high...weare older so like to drink on the balcony after dinner.