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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We turned up after a 6 hour drive to be told that the hotel had been taken over and that our booking had been cancelled back in August. We were not made aware of this. We were told that they had cancelled people's bookings as they got more money of other people they had booked in. They did however assist... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Three weeks before my trip to New Orleans, Five Continents cancelled my November reservation. The House Manager cited that they came under new ownership and would be operating as a guest house. She also said that they no longer had access to the credit card system used to process my deposit. She offered to send me back my refund via... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I booked two connecting rooms in this B&B 4 months prior to our stay. When I contacted the owner to ask a question, I was told that the place had been sold and that it was being turned into a Guest House. She explained that they would give us vouchers for a nearby restaurant for breakfast. What I didn't realize... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We were extremely disappointed with our 2 night stay at the 5 Continents. This is not a B&B. We were told 2 weeks before we arrived that the original owners sold and it was turned into a Guest House. There was no one to greet us when we arrived. The key was left in the mail box. The new owner... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I stayed at this Bed and Breakfast a while back and just now got a chance to review it. We had an amazing experience here. The owners are very nice and attentive. They prepare an amazing breakfast every morning. This was our first time at a Bed & Breakfast and we were a little concerned about it. They changed the... More 

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Fayetteville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I stayed here four days with my sister, mom, and aunt. We stayed in the European suite for our first time in New Orleans celebrating my sister's birthday. It was a very nice room with balcony. I enjoyed the house even though we did not sit in living area or use that area. We had a good breakfast each morning.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stayed in the Asian suite, a nice and spacious room with access to a balcony. Everything was well kept and clean. The innkeeper Suzi made us feel right at home, she was always helpful and full of good recommendations. Her breakfast was stunningly good, a perfect start into the day!!

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2 Thank CH78Ffm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights in the European suite for Memorial day weekend ( which is also our anniversary weekend) Peter was so very accommodating, my flight was delayed and Peter ler my husband check in before I arrived. Each morning breakfast was simply AMAZING! I normally don't like fish, I ordered the the Russian eggs which comes... More 

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2 Thank Dawn R
Mattituck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This was my third year at the Five Continents Bed and Breakfast and we loved it. The host, Peter is helpful, friendly and an excellent chef. He makes the best French toast I've ever had. We stay here when we go to Jazz Fest. I recommend this place to others who wish to stay in a beautiful restored home with... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Five Continents B&B. The hosts were gracious and accommodating; the breakfasts were fantastic; and the location was perfect. We were able to walk everywhere, safely and conveniently. We would definitely stay here again!

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Not your normal Bed and Breakfast. The Five Continents is a reflection of the owners' world travels and life experiences. Both the founding and current owners have lived in or visited five of the seven continents of the world, hence the name. Located just six blocks from the French Quarter down the historic Esplanade and close to the Race Track at the Fairgrounds where the world famous New Orleans Jazz Festival is held, the Five Continents is perfectly situated for a memorable visit to the "Big Easy". A gourmet Breakfast is provided between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Guests order from a menu of various freshly cooked specialties. Pets are welcome in the North American Cottage. An important note about parking at the Five Continents.... Our parking area in the courtyard can comfortably accomodate four or five guest cars. The courtyard, driveway, and gate are from the late 19th century. They were designed for horses and carrages. Small and normal-sized cars fit very well. Please be aware that vans, pick-up trucks, larger SUVs, and trailers will likely not fit into the gate or driveway and cannot be accomodated in the parking area. There is, however, ample unrestricted parking on the street for vehicles which do not fit into our courtyard area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Five Continents Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1731 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1702
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range: $168 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Five Continents Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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