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“Hospitality beyond compare” 5 of 5 stars
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Ashton's Bed and Breakfast
2023 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116   |  
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Ranked #5 of 145 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Lafayette, Colorado
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Hospitality beyond compare”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We enjoyed 5 nights at Ashton's B and B with our good friends. The beautiful manor was wonderful with a lot of old world charm and character. Patrick and Karma were amazing hosts who welcomed us with a gourmet breakfast each morning. They had terrific tips on tours and restaurants which we took advantage of each day. Our room was spacious and the bed was very comfortable. The different coffees, teas and chicory offered each morning were fun. Our hosts couldn't have been more accommodating. We didn't even know that one of us had left our car keys in our room until Patrick called us to let us know as we arrived at the airport. Without hesitation Patrick jumped in his car and delivered our car keys before our flight took off and saved the day. Genuine and friendly, Karma and Patrick are the best. We know we will be back and highly recommend Ashton's B and B.

Room Tip: We had room 1 which was large but you could hear people on the front porch at night. Probably room 2...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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Chandler, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We stayed at Ashton's for our honeymoon. This inn is gorgeous ! From the monent you walk up the steps onto the porch, you feel welcome. The grounds are beautiful and comfortable. You can relax in a rocking chair and watch the people go by on Esplande or sit under the 300 year old oak tree on the back patio. Patrick and Karma are such gracious hosts and Patrick makes hands down the best breakfasts I have ever had ! We stayed in the Creole room. It was the perfect place to go "home" to after a long day of sightseeing. We could either take a bath in the huge sauna tub or take a nap on one of the best beds I've ever slept in. Patrick gave us wonderful tips and advice on what to see and eat in New Orleans. He even printed out a walking tour fron the inn to city park with specific details on everything from the historic homes to the cemetery.

Patrick and Karma (and Richard and Caroline) thank you for making out honeymoon a dream !

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

There couldn't be a better bed and breakfast in New Orleans! Patrick is a resplendent cook.The rooms are lovely. The tree in the backyard is ancient and ridiculous. We were greeted by a voodoo zombie wedding on Halloween weekend--couldn't have been more perfect. The big claw foot Jacuzzi tub made my body happy after long days of walking in the beautiful city. The Ashton's were inviting and helpful at every turn. Just know that you will have to take a cab to get to the main attractions, but I found it nice to get away from the hubbub. GREAT PLACE!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Very pleasant antebellum home with attentive and caring innkeepers. Bed and linens lovely and very comfortable. Home large and "Southern gracious." Rooms vary in ways adapted to have private bathrooms. We were very well situated in Garden District room; would avoid Jackson Square room where bathroom is only curtained off. Patrick and Karma are welcoming hosts and their breakfast server and housekeeping woman couldn't have been nicer. Did I mention breakfasts?? They were amazing! Patrick loves the cooking niche and does an exemplary job in planning and preparing gourmet offerings, alternating sweet and savory each day. Having a car to get around made staying out on Esplanade a pleasure.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

What an incredible experience at Ashton's B&B! The house, the furnishings, the ambiance and character were all first rate. The personal touch by the owners (Patrick and Karma) were seen everyday. The grounds are manicured perfectly and the massive 300 year old tree in the courtyard is something to witness. Everything from the super-soft sheets to the incredible breakfasts----I truly don't think they've missed anything. One thing we noticed is the quality of people staying there---everyone was from different places and cultures, yet we found them all very friendly---we can't thank the Ashton's enough for such a great stay and we're already planning our trip back!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carson City, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We rented the entire bed and breakfast for friends and family. It was amazing. Patrick, Karma, Richard and Caroline made our trip, hands down. The location is great in the older creole mansions, right on Esplanade. We walked from the quarter a couple of times but mostly took taxis. Patrick was so helpful in trying to find ways to feed our crew when the restaurant we called had a line.

The beds were actually more comfortable than 5 star hotels. The sheets were incredibly soft. The house is large and the rooms spacious. It was a bonus to have the whole place as we got to see all the rooms. There wasn't a bad one in the house. They have used only the best accessories and furnishings. In the past my husband has felt uncomfortable in Bed and Breakfasts because of his size. He's 6'7, so antiques just don't work for him. They have taken the time to furnish the house, the bathrooms and the kitchen breakfasts with only the best!

My favorite places on this trip was having cocktails in the back courtyard and eating the yummy snacks after we came in from listening to music and rocking on the front porch. We always stay at the Hotel Monteleone when in New Orleans but from now on we will be staying here.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Collierville, Tennessee, United States
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Slightly out of the French Quarter, but worth the taxi ride or walk there. The room was lovely and clean. The breakfasts were amazing. The staff was very pleasant. The cats were welcoming. Snacks and water provided 24 hours. I can only hope to return again soon.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2023 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 145 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 8
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