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Rathbone Mansions

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

This gorgeous place is certainly a retreat right in the city of New Orleans... it is amazing to have the calm to retire to right around the corner from the hopping Bourbon Street and the rest of the French Quarter. Your day will be complete. The hospitality of the staff is unparalleld. For the cost, you will get way more... More 

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review, I remember you because you were lovely guests, hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Pat More 

Jacksonville, Fl
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Staying at the Rathbone Mansion was a pleasant experience. We stayed in the mansion across the street from the main house where the office is located. We are in fairly good physical condition so didn't mind staying on the third floor, as there is no elevator. Our friends w/ us preferred to stay on a lower level and the owners... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We stayed here for a couple of nights and felt right at home, only a couple of blocks from the French Quarter we walked there every evening and stumbled back everynight, The hostess made the best Choclate chip pancakes i have had.

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

The Chocolate Chip Pancakes are one of my favs too, glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see y'all again soon, Cheers, Pat More 

dallas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

My husband and I stayed here in September, I thought I posted a review,but I must have forgot. We arrived early the lady who greeted us was so sweet and helpful. Not only was our room ready but we was given an free upgrade the a larger room at the second inn that was across the street.I loved this inn... More 

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

And I'll be waiting for you in July, Can't wait to see you both again! Cheers, Pat More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

You can't get airport transfers to this property so you are forced to pay $33 for a cab. When we arrived it felt like the owner had someplace to be and was just waiting on us. We than had to carry all our luggage up 26 stairs. We wanted to see a major concert in town, yet owner could give... More 

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

WOW, this is SO WRONG! You most certainly CAN get a shuttle from the airport to both of our properties, why you could not find the clearly marked booth at the airport I don't know. And no one FORCED you to do anything, but yourselves. I remember y'all because of the concert you mentioned, you e-mailed me about it and... More 

Orangeville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Super B&B just outside the French Quarter. Close to the action when you want to have some fun but also far enough away to enjoy some peace and quiet after fun on Bourbon Street. Rooms are a good size, beds comfortable and the hot tub in back is great. If you are looking for a change from a hotel, at... More 

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, Cheers, Pat More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Loved the charm and warm atmosphere of this B and B! Awesome staff! Friendly and very informative. Beds were SO comfy! Really enjoyed meeting other guests from all over the world over a HOT breakfast! Great location too! I'll be back!

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

So glad you like the place, don't be a stranger we LOVE guests like you! Thanks Again, Pat More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights-- and we loved every minute! The mansion is so quaint and charming. It's old, so things creak and slant, but I find that part of the charm. Our room was a nice size (bigger than the room we stayed in at the Omni a few years ago) and had everything we... More 

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

Thank You for the lovely review, I like the explanation you used "the chaos of Bourbon Strret" as with any property we may not be for everyone, but if your looking for all the other things you talked about then we are right for you. You were great guests and I hope you can return someday, Thanks again, Cheers, Pat More 

Hymera, Indiana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Don't be fooled by the pictures , you get what you pay for! This is not in a very safe part of town and while it is close to the French Quarter, what they don't tell you is you are going to have to walk atleast 12 to 15 blocks to get to the popular part of the French Quarter.... More 

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

Well I am sorry you did not enjoy it here, not sure why you don't think this is a safe neighborhood, I have never had any problems here, but you are entitled to your opinion. About us telling you how far a walk it is, had you asked we would have said, it is 2 blocks to the French Quarter... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

For our mother-daughter trip to New Orleans we wanted a cozy B&B within walking distance of the French Quarter without paying French Quarter prices. We were not disappointed. The Victorian ambiance of the two historic mansions with their dark green, red and purple walls and draperies, and the whimsical artwork by one of the owners was really charming, (and we... More 

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NewOrleansPat, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, you and your Daughter were lovely, I enjoyed talking to you both, hope you can visit again someday, Cheers, Pat More 

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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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  • 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 - $280 (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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