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Historic Streetcar Inn

1509 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130 (Formerly Avenue Garden Hotel)
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Mobile, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

When I travel and go on vacations I like to stay in places that are either nicer than my own home or that are equivalent to my own home. Unfortunately the room we stayed in was far worse than any of my own homes. And let me go ahead and say that I have a great appreciation for Victorian style... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2010

This is a great place to stay while in New Orleans. I can't say enough about how friendly and helpful Lydia and Ora were during our stay. It's a pretty hotel with a long, beautiful corridor that runs from the front of the house to the back. The room was clean and cozy. We had a corner room (room 16),... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2010

Thank you Lydia, I felt at home! When I travel, I always try to stay with a local family from the area that I visit. My first stay at the Avenue Garden Hotel was just that, a home atmosphere with southern hospitality! The hotel host, Lydia, showed me to my room which was simple but nicely furnished, reminding me of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

The Avenue Garden Hotel is at a great location in NOLA. Positioned near the intersection of St. Charles and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, and on the St. Charles Street Car Line, the Hotel is easy to find. From this vantage point it is easy to get to all the major attractions in NOLA. There are also plenty restaurants (fast... More 

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2010

From the moment we entered the Avenue Garden Hotel, we were greeted and treated with great care! My sister's sudden death brought us to New Orleans. Lydia, the owner, assisted us in every way she could to make our stay comfortable and relaxing. The rooms were nice and clean. The decor is absolutely "New Orleans"! The coffee was made fresh... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2010

By far, worst experience of my trip to New Orleans. I know you get what you pay for and I don't expect a lot from a budget room. However, let me list the ways this place disappointed even me: 15 or so huge, Louisiana-size flies on the wall (probably due to the ill-fitting door), AC that never cooled the room,... More 

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AGHgm, General Manager at Historic Streetcar Inn, responded to this review

To the reviewer, and others who take the time to read these reviews... First of all, the room that the writer stayed in was one that we use very frequently. It is one of our smaller rooms, however, it's a very nice room. In fact, it has one of the nicer baths in the hotel, as well as a fridge,... More 

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Dover, AR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

This motel was a wonderful place to stay. We enjoyed it greatly. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The location was convenient to Garden District and French Quarter. The motel was very clean and comfortable. Some have shown picures and said the motel was in poor condition. In my opinion, there were few imperfections. The few I saw were... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2010

This turned out to be a great location for us to strike out to either the Garden District, Zoo, or French Quarter. (We bought 5-day streetcar passes for $20.) The room was clean and well-kept. The staff went out of their way to be helpful and make us feel welcome. Even though it's right on St. Charles, we didn't have... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2010

We stayed here for 3 days at the end of a convention - now I must say that we had been at a 4 star hotel in the French Quarter, so its a bit of a shock to move to a 2 star...however, once we settled in, we really liked it. We especially liked the little courtyard in which to... More 

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glasgow, scotland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2010

The Avenue Garden Hotel was perfect for us. We were visitng my daughter at Tulane so the ride there in our car was just a few minutes. To visit the Quarter we walked out the door and the St Charles streetcar was right there. Parking at the hotel was on-street for free and never (even during Jazzfest weekend) did we... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Streetcar Inn (formerly the Avenue Garden Hotel) is located on the historic St. Charles Avenue Streetcar line. Step out of the hotel's front door and walk out to the car stop, which is located just in front of the hotel. The French Quarter and Downtown are only minutes away via the streetcar, which drops you off at Canal and Bourbon Street! Travel in the opposite direction and go back in time as you take in the majesty of St. Charles Avenue's mansions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Streetcar Inn

Address: 1509 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130 (Formerly Avenue Garden Hotel)
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range: $64 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Historic Streetcar Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Avenue Garden New Orleans
Hotel Avenue Garden
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