I had a great stay at the House of the Rising Sun B&B - just a 5 minute ferry ride away from New Orleans. I was there for a conference. The B&B was very convenient, clean, comfortable, and the owners (Kevin and Wendy) were super nice and extremely hospitable. Breakfast was very good. Kevin shared some great tips for enjoying New Orleans as well as the Algiers area. As a person who appreciates good beer on tap, I sure enjoyed the evening at the Crown and Anchor pub down the street from the B&B (Kevin's suggestion). The folks at the pub are friendly and fun. There was a Dr. Who party that night. I can't wait to go back and bring my wife.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Built in 1896, the original house being destroyed in the Great Fire of Algiers in 1895, this charming, relaxed "shotgun double" style cottage is nestled within the beautiful Algiers Point Historic District, a short, 8-minute walk from the $2 ferry ($1 for seniors) to the French Quarter, Convention Center, etc. This three bedroom B&B features 11 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, eclectic decor and private bathrooms for each guest room. Enjoy a free welcome drink in "Jelly Roll's Jumpin' Juke Joint" (our covered back porch) or relax there in the evening on the swing bench with a glass of wine or local beer. A healthy breakfast is provided each morning. A delight for Blues and Jazz fans! Visit our local bars, restaurants, coffee shops and stores and mix with the friendly locals. Or walk, jog, cycle, run along the Mississippi River levee and enjoy the most spectacular view of the French Quarter, day and night. Come and slip back in time in New Orleans' best kept secret - Algiers Point. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- House Of The Rising Sun b&b
- House Of The Rising Sun Hotel New Orleans