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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, If you are looking for a 5 star sterile hotel experience, keep moving. However, if you want to experience New Orleans through it's history, vibrant culture and unmatched southern hospitality look no further. My husband and I stayed a week here for our honeymoon and we absolutely loved it. Our room was comfortable and the furnishings perfectly matched...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

....and we wouldn't want it to be! My girlfriend and I got tickets to Voodoofest and I was looking online for places to stay. Rathbone Mansions came up on the search but it said there was only one room left. I looked at several other places but this place kept popping up so I decided to look into it. The...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoyed our stay so much. The rooms make you feel like you are in another century and for me was great for New Orleans experience. We didn't get to try the breakfast but the location was amazing close to everything. The shower is really small but that's the only complaint.

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Biloxi, Mississippi
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This was our second stay but our friends from Canada's first. The staff was very accommodating- giving us rooms on the same floor. Parking was great and secure. While we loved roaming the streets, it was great to walk back to the hotel at night and rest in the clean pool. All the other visitors were friendly and we would...

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1Thank man4michelle
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I wish that the owners of these old mansions still cared about their upkeep, but they truly don't. I was really excited about staying in a beautiful old mansion, so I expected some things like paint in need of a refresher or out-of-date curtains, so don't take me as a whiner. What I got was NOT a few things in...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I am not a generic hotel kind of person even when my company is paying for it and even if it is one of those fancy ones on Canal Street. I like character, charm and history in a hotel as well as a neighborhood and I got it all at Rathbone Mansion. Even though it was just me, I found...

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Pittsburgh
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This was our first time staying at a B&B. It was a great experience. The employees were very friendly. The location is convenient walking distance to both the French Quarter and Frenchman Street in the Marigny. We had the Mardis Gras suite. It was huge. Could easily sleep 8. Had two big beds in one room and a king in...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We were excited about the history of the property. Photos are dated. Our first room was decent but the cable didn't work. Relocated to another room but the ac hadn't been turned on so the room was hot and took time to cool down. Definitely a bed and breakfast. Basic no frills. Office staff friendly, maintenence staff not so good....

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We where three people staying for two nights. The staff were very friendly, but I've got to say the room didn't live up at all to the $230/night that we payed. Bathroom was dirty and the AC sounded like a truck. Breakfast was just barely decent. Would not recommend.

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

When I arrived I was quite surprised that the looks of the place did not resemble the photos on the website. Turns out there are multiple mansions and the photos, per Pat, the owner, are 7 years old so keep in mind the place has aged since then and the photos do not accurately represent the current state. On the...

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That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Rathbone Bed & Breakfast Inn is steps away from the French Quarter, where the cuisine, sights and sounds are part of New Orleans' unique culture. Our Guest House is a lovingly restored antebellum mansion, offering warm southern hospitality and authentic New Orleans atmosphere. Located on beautiful Esplanade Avenue, amongst the ancient Spanish oak trees and 19th-century Creole mansions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rathbone Mansions

Address: 1244 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1978
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Treme
Price Range: ₹ 7,765 - ₹ 24,997 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rathbone Mansions 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“A room in a different hotel is your best bet.”
  • The phone that doesn't do anything
  • The banister that is totally broken
  • Unidentified holes in the wall
  • Mold all over the air conditioner - coming into your room?
  • Kinda broken stuff
  • TV cords hanging from the wall
 of 5 bubbles sekelley, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There wasn't anyone to check us in when we got there. But checkin / building access instructions are easy to follow.”
  • Mardis Gras suite.
  • Kitchen in Mardis Gras suite.
  • Living room in Mardis Gras suite.
 of 5 bubbles PghJared, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in 1244 is where breakfast is served and the pool is but they are much smaller than the other building.”
  • Deluxe Queen
 of 5 bubbles D4084YTpatricial, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“need a queen suite for any room to maneuver at all”
 of 5 bubbles ellanp0211, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are two mansions, the main house has the kitchen and balconies for some rooms, the other has decks. .”
 of 5 bubbles A3624PEpats, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
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