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Chimes Bed and Breakfast

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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 February 2015

This was our third stay at The Chimes over a 10 yr period. It was just as wonderful as we remembered. Each room has a unique character (we had the room with the loft and beautiful wooden stair). But the real bonus is having breakfast around a huge table with fascinating guests and Jill leading the conversation. We were able...

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Baton Rouge, LA
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Always an enjoyable time at The Chimes. Very clean and comfortable rooms and the location is convenient to everything. Just a short walk to the St. Charles Ave. trolley line and to great shopping and restaurants on Magazine Street. Thanks, Jill, for another pleasant stay.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 16 January 2015

My daughter and I recently stayed at Chimes. This lovely and peaceful getaway in the Garden District is perfect - walking distance to the trolley, bus or neighborhood shopping and restaurants. Jill is a great source of referrals for almost anything you want to do, and has great suggestions regarding historic tours and other sites of interest. We will definitely...

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Ohio
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Stayed at the Chimes on a mother/daughter getaway. Could not have chosen better. Jill is the perfect hostess, so willing to share her extensive knowledge of NOLA and accommodate our schedule. Breakfast was a treat in itself with the conversation around the table. We stayed in room 3 and loved having the private entrance, as well as an entrance onto...

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Thank Margaret353
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Jill, Thank you so much again for making our inaugural (and definitely not last!) trip to New Orleans so special.   It was a pleasure to meet you as well as enjoy the hospitality of the Chimes.   You truly went above and beyond in every which way possible --  the delicious artisan French pastries, my diet accommodations, the exquisite décor, the...

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nolarain, Owner at Chimes Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It's always exciting to watch first time visitors to our city delight in the surprise of it all. Thank you for posting this kind review.

San Jose, CA
Reviewed 18 December 2014

For us, visiting NOLA without staying at the Chimes is like having a second line without a brass band. For this trip our family took over 4 of the 5 rooms. Half of the group had not been there before and all of us were charmed. We appreciate the comfortable rooms (our favorite is #2), the welcoming courtyard, the quick...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I agree wholeheartedly with other comments about Jill being a perfect hostess; she is accessible, knowledgeable, and generally fun to converse with without being the slightest bit intrusive. The room was small but very comfortable, charming, and clean. Breakfast was more of a continental style than of the large and complex offerings you find at some b&bs, but the pastries...

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 November 2014

The most interesting people from around the country gather around Jill Abbyad's sumptuous breakfast table and the most fascinating conversations in New Orleans happen in her salon. Jill is the ultimate hostess, she makes everyone feel at home, and she truly is the Gertrude Stein of New Orleans. For meeting interesting people and wonderful conversation the Chimes is the place...

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Unadilla, New York
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Well, really only the good Lord is perfect, but for us earth-bound travelers, the Chimes has to be pretty much as good as it gets. My husband and I recently stayed there for the fourth time; at the end of the summer, almost my entire family went to NOLA for my mom's 90th birthday, and we took over all of...

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stoke on trent ENGLAND
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I recently enjoyed a 3 night stay at the Chimes and could not recommend this property highly enough. I found Jill to be a wonderful host and I was made to feel totally at home during my stay. As a regular visitor to New Orleans I only wish I had found this gem sooner.

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nolarain, Owner at Chimes Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for telling the world and we look forward to your return.

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Staying in Garden District

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Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where you stay in New Orleans, matters. The Chimes is a hidden gem just off St. Charles Avenue in the residential Garden District/Uptown neighborhood. Restaurants, coffee houses and shops are within walking distance of this unique, private spot. The owners are on site with a singular goal: to make you feel comfortable and at home in their city. Five private guest rooms open to a courtyard that is beautiful, quiet and speaks of historic New Orleans. Queen size beds, shiny hard wood floors, private bathrooms, full breakfast, no stairs, French doors, stocked refrigerator and oh, so much more. New Orleans has cachet and when you stay at the Chimes Bed and Breakfast, you will feel it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chimes Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1146 Constantinople St., New Orleans, LA 70115-2759
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Garden District
Price Range: ₹ 4,202 - ₹ 11,313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
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Chimes Hotel New Orleans
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