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“Loved the Big Easy” 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 #2 of 145 New Orleans B&B and Inns
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Loved the Big Easy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We spent 4 days in NO and had a great time. A big part of that stay was our host and room at Ashton's B&B. They know NO and led us to some great spots and helped us out in a new city. Would gladly stay there again.

  • Stayed June 2014, 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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

We decided to end our beach vacation a few days early and plan to stay in New Orleans a few nights. I knew immediately I wanted to stay at a B&B. I began researching and Ashton's seemed to have the best reviews. We arrived at Ashton's and were immediately greeted by Patrick, the owner and inn-keeper. He was so friendly and took us on a tour of the property letting us know the history of the house-even the 300 year old oak tree in the back. The breakfast, cooked by Patrick himself, was phenomenal and the service he and his wife provided was above and beyond any service you'd get at a hotel chain. They have complimentary snacks and drinks all hours of the day, Patrick even gave us some cigars of his own.
Nothing could've made our stay at Ashton's better. Well definitely be back next year and will be recommending them to all our friends traveling to NOLA.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Surfside, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was an amazing discovery in a peaceful neighborhood. The breakfast - Bananas Foster Waffles Flambe - was beyond delicious. You have never experienced linens like the ones here. We had the best night sleep ever. The house is stunning, with high ceilings, period furnishings & a lovely back garden under an enormous oak tree. Patrick was a lovely host & we would definitely stay here again whenever we get back to New Orleans.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Garden District, very quiet & elegant.
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  • Stayed June 2014, 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 Reviewed June 20, 2014

We felt privileged to have found such a gorgeous home-away-from-home for our NOLA visit. Ashton's B&B represents everything that's so great about New Orleans in general: it's hospitable (Patrick is such a great host), delicious (the breakfasts...), with an extraordinarily beautiful, unique, old-style, yet cozy decor... And it's only a short, safe trip from the amazing music that New Orleans is all about. We can't wait to return on that lovely patio or the wonderful big tree that offers shade in the back yard, this is a truly New Orleanian haven.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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houston texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Absolutely the best breakfast I've ever eaten, both mornings we were there! Banana Fosters Waffles and Poached eggs with smoked pork on a buttermilk biscuit with Cajun béarnaise sauce. WOW! Thanks Patrick! PS Loved the ginger scones you sent home with us! I love the personal attention you get here. Beautiful home. Top notch B&B. Super soft bedding sheets! Complimentary cigars, snacks, beer, coffee, tea's, etc. close enough to the quarter but far enough to not be bothered with the noise. Will definitely be coming back.
Shallie & Greg Lucas (10 Yr Anniversary)

  • Stayed June 2014, 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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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Writing this review I almost find myself at a loss for words. Its truly what you would expect in a 5star rated B&B in the south. Karma, Patrick & their staff were just so delightful and really show their guests what southern hospitality means. That house is absolutely amazing and our room was gorgeous. There are so many little things they include and do for their guests; truly above and beyond all expectations!

As for the breakfast...I am still working it off..lol. There isn't one dish I can't taste when I think about it: Bananas Foster, Sweet Potato French Toast...and more. The location was a healthy & pleasant 1m walk to Bourbon street. We found it to be entertaining by day and too much at night. Ashton's was a nice sanctuary from that scene.

Thank you to everyone who made our Honeymoon finale a memorable experience. Absolutely in love with this institution!

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  • Stayed June 2014, 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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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This was my first time at the bed and breakfast after being referred to by a friend. It was absolutely gorgeous. I love how every room has its own story! I was unable to experience the food, but I have heard nothing bad about it. There is even an article on display in the kitchen about Patrick's Banana's Foster. They keep the kitchen stocked with lots of snacks. Oh and Karma bakes the BEST muffins ever!
The pictures on their Facebook don't do it justice. It's so beautiful and Patrick and Karma are willing to do anything to make your stay better. It's very clean and I recommend this place to absolutely anyone who wants to have a good experience in New Orleans.

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  • Stayed June 2014, 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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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 #2 of 145 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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