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Ashton's Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 142 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 12, 2012

The house is gorgeous and very well cared for. During Christmas season, the ornaments make it an even more special place. My room (Jazz Festival) was extremely confortable and it was the most beautiful bed I´ve ever slept in! On top of it all, breakfast was unbelievable! Althought it´s not in walking distance of the French Quarter or Frenchmen St, the neighbourhood is adorable and it´s very easy to get a cab. I´m already dying to go back!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed December 5, 2012

This is our second Thanksgiving at Ahston's B&B and now it feels like we are at home. Patrick & Karma did everything possible to accommodate us before our arrival (room changes), and then greeted us on Thanksgiving day with welcome and warmth and concerns about hunger and offers of helpings that they had handy.
B&B is gorgeous, full of warm seasonal decoration (fresh pine decorations in the rooms); Patrick's breakfast equal to any high-end restaurant (if not more); it is luxurious but tastefully, New Orleans-type of luxurious; location is great - slightly off the beaten path, close enough to walk everywhere, but distant enough that you do not feel like a tourist.
Hosts' personal attention and their care, like giving a gift of a special sequin hat to our daughter on our departure, are details that you cannot get anywhere else.
We will be back.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

We were very impressed with the entire experience at Ashton's. whe I called from the pier at 8:30 am asking if we could come by and drop off our luggage until check in time, Patrick advised "of course" and invited us for breakfast too! This was just the beginning of the hospitality we enjoyed at this gorgeous period home. The breakfasts were spectacular as well as the comfort and cleanliness of the room. My husband was in awe of the 300 year old oak tree in the rear courtyard that the house was built around.

We stayed for 3 nights and walked to and around the French Quarter each day. We recommend this b&b to anyone looking for a great place to stay in New Orleans! We'll be coming back to spend more time in the area (outside the French Quarter) and definitely plan to stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

The Ashton B&B is a beautiful house full of charming New Orleans influence and history. Beautiful rooms with antique furniture but all the modern showers and bathrooms so you don't have to compromise the antique charm for the modern comfort. The whole house is immaculately clean. The owner, Patrick, who is also a gourmet cook, wakes up every morning before dawn and prepares the most exquisite and gourmet breakfast you ever tasted. And it comes in two course. The selection of coffees and teas is to please the most demanding of the coffee/tea drinkers. The house and the Inn keepers are lovely but the breakfast is something you will talk about for years to come!

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

This charming B&B is on historic Esplanade Avenue (safe and only a fifteen minute walk from the Quarter). The house was built in 1861 and rooms retain an authentic feel with some period pieces. It's nice to sip a drink on the porch and relax, which we needed.

The service was excellent and the owner is friendly and very knowledgeable about this great city.

The breakfasts were delicious and decadent.

Small recommendation: the owners might wan to invest in pull down shades for the rooms. It's hard to sleep late given the brightness.

This is a great place. We have already told friends about it and they plan to book a stay there next year. We'll be back. Much more meaningful than a large hotel.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

This was our first trip to New Orleans and what made it more special was it was our honeymoon! We could not have picked a better place to stay! It was absolutely wonderful!! Patrick and Karma were such gracious hosts. Our room, The Jackson,was so beautiful and cozy. It was so nice to be able to sit on the porch in the evening on rockers and just relax and enjoy the cool breeze!
The breakfast every morning we were there was absolutely exceptional! Patrick is a genius in the kitchen! We had snacks, coffee, drinks, and cigars available to us at no additional charge. We were even provided with maps and helpful information on great things to do and places to eat around the city! We would definitley suggest Ashton's to anyone looking for a nice get-away!

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Reviewed November 9, 2012

This was our first trip to NewOrleans and our first stay at a bed and breakfast.We searched on line and chose Ashtons Bed and Breakfast, based on reviews,pictures,and price.Ashtons did not disappoint.The mansion was wonderful,we were greated warmly by our hosts.The room Creole was beautiful ,clean well maintained,and very quiet.Breakfast was EXCEPTIONAL.Snacks and coffee,soda, were made available anytime,with no charge.Our host provided us with maps and info on New Orleans which made our tour of the city easy.We highly recommend Ashtons to any one traveling to New Orleans,you cannot go wrong!

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2  Thank roy s
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Additional Information about Ashton's Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2023 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1708
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 142 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range: $194 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Ashton`s Hotel New Orleans

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