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Rathbone Mansions

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish that the owners of these old mansions still cared about their upkeep, but they truly don't. I was really excited about staying in a beautiful old mansion, so I expected some things like paint in need of a refresher or out-of-date curtains, so don't take me as a whiner. What I got was NOT a few things in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a generic hotel kind of person even when my company is paying for it and even if it is one of those fancy ones on Canal Street. I like character, charm and history in a hotel as well as a neighborhood and I got it all at Rathbone Mansion. Even though it was just me, I found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time staying at a B&B. It was a great experience. The employees were very friendly. The location is convenient walking distance to both the French Quarter and Frenchman Street in the Marigny. We had the Mardis Gras suite. It was huge. Could easily sleep 8. Had two big beds in one room and a king in... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We were excited about the history of the property. Photos are dated. Our first room was decent but the cable didn't work. Relocated to another room but the ac hadn't been turned on so the room was hot and took time to cool down. Definitely a bed and breakfast. Basic no frills. Office staff friendly, maintenence staff not so good.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We where three people staying for two nights. The staff were very friendly, but I've got to say the room didn't live up at all to the $230/night that we payed. Bathroom was dirty and the AC sounded like a truck. Breakfast was just barely decent. Would not recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

When I arrived I was quite surprised that the looks of the place did not resemble the photos on the website. Turns out there are multiple mansions and the photos, per Pat, the owner, are 7 years old so keep in mind the place has aged since then and the photos do not accurately represent the current state. On the... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Rathbone Mansions visiting New Orleans. Excellent location, walking distance to Bourbon St. I walked alone at all hours if the night and morning & felt very safe, being a female. Rooms was nice, bed was super comfy, flat-screen had great picture, AC was refreshing on hot nights. The breakfast had lots to choose from! Inground pool &... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from our first visit to Rathbone Mansions (May 2016). We are regular visitors to Nola, and stayed in most every type of accommodations offered- chain hotels, local rentals, AirBnB, guesthouse, and now a real Bed and Breakfast! Located on the beautiful Esplanade, you are so close to all the action - loved our walks on the tree lined... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

So, we knew what we were getting! The reviews are accurate. It's an old mansion, we stayed in the main house with the kitchen and eating area. Our room was #3 or 4 - I can't remember, but it was very basic and had an outdoor entrance, close to the pool We enjoyed it very much, but I would probably... More 

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Haughton, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We arrived a couple days before the job started. Staff super friendly and accommodating. Great pool/hot tub in back. Ms Pat's Shrimp and grits were a joy. Great secured parking in back. Buffas Bar right up Esplanade was a gem with awesome live music. Quiet, yet comfortable in an older era vibe.

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Staying in Treme

Neighborhood Profile
Treme
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Rathbone Bed & Breakfast Inn is steps away from the French Quarter, where the cuisine, sights and sounds are part of New Orleans' unique culture. Our Guest House is a lovingly restored antebellum mansion, offering warm southern hospitality and authentic New Orleans atmosphere. Located on beautiful Esplanade Avenue, amongst the ancient Spanish oak trees and 19th-century Creole mansions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rathbone Mansions

Address: 1244 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1978
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Treme
Price Range: $78 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rathbone Mansions 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Rathbone Mansions Hotel New Orleans
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