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Bon Maison Guest House
Ranked #46 of 139 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Kelowna, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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“Definitely recommend it”
Reviewed October 24, 2004

October 24, 2004
We have just returned from a wonderful trip to New Orleans and a great stay at the Bon Maison. The location cannot be beat. It is in the heart of the French Quarter, at the beginning of the quieter section of Bourbon St. You still get some street noise but it is very bearable in exchange for the convenient location. Our room was adjacent to the street so the rooms in the slave quarters are probably quieter. The price is right and we would definitely stay there again.

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Reviewed February 13, 2004

Staying at the Bon Maison makes you feel like you're a local. Walking back from a local corner shop with your food which you can cook in your own room kitchen (a new friend once made me an excellent Gumbo), you look at the 'tourists' and feel somewhat sorry that - unlike you - they don't stay round the corner. (A bit like how I feel in my own city - Edinburgh, Scotland.) The two owners (if they're still there - it was long time ago) are great when you need them but also leave you to do your own thing. A great wee place. Must go back.

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Reviewed December 18, 2003

Outstanding! This is one of the missed gems in New Orleans. The owners live on site and do an exceptional job of taking care of their guests.
I stay here everytime I am in N'Awlin's. It is impossible for me to speak more highly of this wonderful place.

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Reviewed November 18, 2002

Location location and location make this a terrific bargain. The bon maison is located a block or two past hte noisy part of Bourbon street - steps away from all the action but still secluded enough for a good nights sleep (on the other hand do not expect to be able to look out of you window on the crowds.
The entrance is a bit forbidding - a locked steel gate into a dark corridor, but they let into a cheerful courtyard. THere are about 6 rooms - the 2 I've stayed in were pleasent, but not luxurious, and had microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker (but no coffee!) etc. The couple who run the place are very helpful, rooms are clean. Only negative - it is a small place with no real security but a locked gate - you cannot help but wonder if somebody might find there way in one night - not that I know of this ever happening. For the price and location, you cannot beat it.

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Property: Bon Maison Guest House
Address: 835 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3106
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 139 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay at the Bon Maison Guest House during your next visit to New Orleans! The 1833 Historic Town House and Slave Quarters are located in the heart of the French Quarter on Bourbon Street. Relax in our beautiful Courtyard. Shopping and restaurants are only steps away. All of our updated suites are furnished in New Orleans style, offer Private Entrances, Queen-size beds, Private Bath, Cable, Heating and Air Conditioning, Kitchenettes (small refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker), and Iron/Ironing Board. Smoking is allowed in the areas of Courtyard and Balconies only (not in rooms). Accommodations are not suitable for children. No pets allowed. Open year round. Great for small groups! ... more   less 
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