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3620 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6111
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 12/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 12/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#21 of 145 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
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Canal Street Inn (circa 1912), a beautifully restored Neo-Classical style villa, is nestled under centuries-old live oaks on world-famous Canal Street, just a short streetcar ride from the French Quarter. We are right on the streetcar line – with direct access to St Charles Avenue, the Superdome, the Garden District, the Mississippi Riverfront and City Park. We offer free parking too. Whether you are taking a short vacation for Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Voodoo Fest or going on an extended stay business trip let our bed and breakfast be your home away from home.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycle tours
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Electric vehicle charging station
Secured parking
Wifi
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Patio
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
Butler service
Umbrella
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Washing machine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Air purifier
Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Safe
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Radio
iPod docking station
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Carole Turner wrote a review Jun 2021
Prairieville, Louisiana11 contributions
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Absolutely the best place I've stayed in New Orleans and I go there a lot! Few things I loved.. Wood floors, antiques, large room, comfy bed. Front and back porches to chill on as well as several garden/outdoor seating areas. They provide lotion in your room and more in the bathroom. Also a jar of Cotton balls and Qtips. The breakfast everyday was amazing. Staff, super nice. And tea! Great assortment of teabags. And they have signs everywhere "Quite between 9pm-9am" which I love because i like to sleep. It's walking distance to several great establishments like Mandina's restaurant and Finn McCools bar. I don't think you could find a better location. I stayed for five days and will stay there again. Highly, highly recommend.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Responded Aug 16, 2021
I am thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Always a pleasure to have such a friendly and fun guest. Hope to see you on your next visit to New Orleans The Team of Canal Street Inn
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fleurdelisqueen wrote a review Jun 2021
Louisiana2 contributions2 helpful votes
I can't say enough wonderful things about this place. First, its super clean, the courtyards are beautiful and cozy and the breakfast in the morning is AMAZING. Free parking too. We stayed for two days. The first night we walked about 3 minutes down the street to an amazing hole in the wall restaurant, Mandina's. Super good and very large portions. We walked back to our place and hung out in the courtyard the rest of the evening. Even though a lot of people stay there, it never feels overloaded and busy. Breakfast is done in shifts and you pick your time when you arrive. You will eat with about 3 or 4 other couples, but everyone has their own table, so you don't have to visit and mingle with others if you do not want too. Their home is right on the trolley route and you can pick up the trolley right across the street. We will be back.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Responded Aug 16, 2021
Thank you for taking the time to write an excellent review. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed breakfast. We hope to see you on your next visit to New Orleans. Thank you again. The Team of Canal Street Inn
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Curt-Miller-Magic wrote a review Mar 2021
Galveston, Texas2 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I can't say enough about this amazing B&B. Best we've ever stayed out. Beautiful house, amazing hospitality and kindness, great rooms & atmosphere & location. And did I mention there's also parking? Don't hesitate. You'll love Canal Street Inn.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Thank you for that great review and for taking the time to do so. We hope to see you on your next visit to New Orleans.
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raj0302 wrote a review Feb 2021
Swansboro, North Carolina877 contributions433 helpful votes
If my review is helpful, please give me a “thank you” vote. 1. Expectations / frame of reference for my remarks. While traveling for business in the U.S. I am required to stay at a chain such as Marriott (Courtyard or Marriott Residence Inn) or Hilton (Hilton Garden Inn or Hampton Inn). While traveling on vacation, I typically look for a unique, independent / ”boutique” small-medium size hotel or B&B that is comfortable and clean with a professional & helpful staff with good amenities/services but not anything opulent. This was my first time to stay at the Canal Street Inn. I am grateful for my decision; it exceeded all expectations and I would not consider staying anywhere else in New Orleans. 2. Date & details of my visit/trip. Friday 15 January to Monday 18 January 2021. I was on my way from Texas to North Carolina and stopped in New Orleans to visit the National World War II Museum. 3. Location. Check the hotel’s website for up-to-date information. I plugged the address into my iPhone’s navigation app and it took me directly there. 4. Cost. Check the hotel’s website. 5. Parking and access 5.a. Free parking is available on the street (Canal Street) in front of the home and there are approximately six parking spaces behind the inn. 5.b. Passenger vehicles. Easily accessible. Large trucks may have difficulty parking in the lot behind the house. 5.c. RVs. I would estimate that RVs cannot negotiate the parking lot behind the inn 6. Hotel grounds and aesthetics. The inn is situated in a quiet neighborhood; however, I was not there on a weekday. The neighborhood is comprised of similar Craftsman-style homes and B&Bs. The home and grounds are very-well maintained. There is seating available on the front porch and a very large pergola that accommodates approximately 20 persons. 7. Layout of house. I believe there are a total of 11 rooms on three floors. 7.a. 1st floor – walkout basement. Sitting area; approximately four rooms. 7.b. 2d floor: Formal sitting room, breakfast area, kitchen, ½ bathroom, approximately three rooms. 7.c. 3d floor: Sitting area, approximately four rooms. 8. Amenities. The innkeeper places snacks in the breakfast area on a daily basis (microwave popcorn, crackers, granola bars, etc). 9. Room. I stayed in room # 8 (Street Car room). It is on the second (main) floor immediately inside the entrance. It is very large with a queen size bed, closet, private bathroom, desk, flatscreen TV, Keurig coffee maker, refrigerator; there is no microwave in the room but visitors have access to one in the breakfast area. It faces Canal Street and has floor-to-ceiling windows. 10. Staff. Monica (the innkeeper/owner) contacted me when I booked the room and provided me with check-in procedures. She was present every morning for breakfast and was very courteous and accommodating. I cannot overstress how courteous and professional she was (without seeming ingratiating or fake). She was a tie for the #1 innkeepper I have ever encountered (with the Rosen House in Ft Worth, TX). 11. Other patrons. I enjoy staying at B&Bs since I there is an opportunity to interact with other patrons/visitors. Some of the other patrons included the following: 11.a. 20’s something visitors. In town for a wedding. 11.b. 20’s something visitors. Alumni of a local university in town for a football game. 12. Weather. I recommend checking weather conditions via Accuweather or another online source to ensure you pack accordingly. 13. Handicapped access. I am not handicapped but I realize knowledge of handicapped access is helpful. I believe the first floor rooms are handicap-accessible but I do not believe there is handicap access to the second floor (breakfast area). 14. Transportation / Getting Around 14.a. Walking. If you are in good shape, the downtown attractions are within 15 minute walk. 14.b. Streetcar. There is a streetcar stop immediately in front of the inn. I used it on several occasions in the daytime. 14.c. Uber. I used it several times (primarily in the evenings). 15. Clothing and equipment. I have included this information for those who may not be familiar with weather in coastal Louisiana. 15.a. Clothing. New Orleans has a very casual attitude and can be very hot and humid; pretty much any type of attire is acceptable but since I was there to visit the World War II museum, I recommend that that visitors to this attraction consider the appropriateness of their attire. 15.b. Equipment. While I was out & about, I carried a small backpack everywhere I went. It contained the following: backup battery charger for iPhone/camera; hydration system; water bottle(s); small travel towel (for sweat and after rainstorms); sunscreen; chapstick; sunglasses. I would also recommend a wide-brimmed straw hat if you intend on walking for any extended period of time. 15.c. Other equipment. I frequently purchase artwork while on vacation and routinely take a telescoping plastic tube (typically used for maps and blueprints). In this manner, I can carry them on my return plane ride/vehicle ride without the risk of damaging my artwork. For carrying flat art prints, I take two large pieces of heavy cardboard with me. If I purchase artwork, I can "sandwich" the artwork between the cardboard and place it in the bottom of my luggage. 16. Food. I highly encourage visitors to partake of Seafood Gumbo and Crayfish Etoufee while in New Orleans. 17. Nearby attractions – National World War II Museum. 17.a. This is a professionally-curated world-class museum that requires two days to fully enjoy all of the exhibits. I encourage you to purchase a ticket for the 4D movie “Beyond all Boundaries”. The major attractions are listed below. 17.b. The “Road to Berlin” exhibit(s) follows the European campaign from causes for Hitler’s conquest of Europe to the Allied victory. 17.c. The “Road to Tokyo” exhibit(s) follows the causes for Japan’s empirialism and invasions to the Japanese surrender. 17.d. The Boeing pavilion has six beautifully-restored aircraft suspended from the ceiling and two additional vehicles on the floor. I believe the vehicles rotate in & out; on my first visit five years ago, neither of these vehicles were there but there were other vehicles/tanks present. - U.S. Navy F-4 Corsair fighter. - U.S. Army P-51 Mustain fighter. - U.S. Navy SBD Dauntless dive bomber. - U.S. Navy TBM Avenger torpedo bomber. - U.S. Army B-25 Mitchell medium bomber. - U.S. Army B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. - Ford GPA amphibious Jeep. - Willys Jeep with a 76mm recoilless rifle. 18 . Nearby attractions - USS Kidd (World War II destroyer). Baton Rouge, LA (80 mi (128 km) / 1 hr 30 min west). 18.a. This is a very good attraction for anyone interested in military/naval museums. See my review dated 23 December 2020. 18.b.The ship is well-restored. 18.c. The museum is a very nice memorial to Louisiana veterans. 19. Photos. I have not included any photos. The photos on the B&Bs website and TripAdvisor are accurate depictions.

 20. Conclusion. I will definitely stay here again when I return to the area and enthusiastically recommend it to anyone.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Thank you for that great and detailed review. It means a lot to all of us. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you again, The Team of Canal Street Inn
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Neil M wrote a review Jan 2021
Winchester, Virginia6 contributions6 helpful votes
This is a wonderful place to stay! the hostess was amazing and made sure all of our needs were met. Room was comfortably furnished and we enjoyed our stay very much. If anything was an issue, it was parking. But then again, it was in town...what would you expect.:)
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Monica Ramsey, Owner at Canal Street Inn
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Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for that great review. We hope to see you on your next visit to New Orleans. The Team of Canal Street inn
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$197 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
canal street hotel new orleans
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Block-Keller House
LOCATION
United StatesLouisianaNew OrleansMid-City District / Mid-City
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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Frequently Asked Questions about Canal Street Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Canal Street Inn?
Nearby attractions include Chickie Wah Wah (0.5 miles), Sing Sing (0.4 miles), and Bayou Beer Garden (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Canal Street Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Canal Street Inn?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Canal Street Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Canal Street Inn?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Canal Street Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Angelo Brocato Ice Cream, Katie's Restaurant & Bar, and Parkway Bakery & Tavern.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Canal Street Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Canal Street Inn?
Yes, dry cleaning and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Does Canal Street Inn offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Canal Street Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Canal Street Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Our Sacred Stories (1.8 miles), Hermann-Grima House (2.0 miles), and Longue Vue House and Gardens (1.6 miles).