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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing, beautiful home! Russell and his wife are wonderful hosts, so welcoming and friendly. The homemade breakfast is delicious and will fuel you up til dinner. The biscuits are out of this world! Location is awesome, right across the road from the park, walking distance to some great restaurants and cafes. Safe, beautiful neighbourhood. The streetcar is just...

Thank SharmayneLM
Aubrey, Texas
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just finished spending 4 nights at this bed and breakfast. We absolutely fell in LOVE!! The location is fabulous and Russell is the most wonderful host!! It is literally right across from the city park, the Museum of art, Sculpture garden, and Morning call Cafe. It's also a very short walk to the trolley station. Russell...

Thank Jendavis82
Reviewed 2 June 2016

My husband arranged a long weekend in celebration of earning our Associate's Degrees. I was slightly concerned with the location, as the vacation was a surprise without having the opportunity for my own input. The Oakview was PREFECT!! You can not ask for a better location, as it overlooks the live oaks in the City Park and one block away...

Thank Tory W
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I cannot even begin to explain how wonderful a time we are having here. My fiancé and I wanted to come to New Orleans and get married here. So we scanned the area looking for sites that would be perfect for us. We came across City Park, and immediately said that's the spot. Then came what we thought would be...

Thank Elgin B
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful at Oakview! Loved the charm of the house & the jacuzzi tub! Our host, Russell, was very friendly & makes great breakfast! We'll definitely return. We loved that it was close to just about everything. There are several restaurants nearby. Parking was convenient, either on the street or in the driveway. There's a complimentary bar w/...

Thank telmomof3
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The place was beautiful and clean at a great price!! Thank you for the hospitality we will definitely be back! Russel was so nice and helpful and made sure we knew about the trolley and cab companies and gave us recommendations on what to see and do! He also made the best biscuits I've ever eaten!! If you want a...

Thank Kambree K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Superb location at the edge of City Park, lovely old Victorian-style house with large, charming, very comfortable rooms, beautiful bathroom, generous 24/7 open bar and coffee, tea, etc. Owner Russell excellent host, very knowledgeable but not at all interfering. I left too early every day to have breakfast but it is apparently sumptuous. All this in an excellent neighborhood. I...

Thank hjbwolfe
West Memphis, Arkansas
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Love, Love, Love this place! We felt so at home and comfortable here and loved those biscuits! Russell is wonderful and so helpful. There is a streetcar like a block from this place so it really makes getting around easy. No car needed :)

Thank Constance B
Firestone, Colorado
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We decided to give Oakview a try because of it location across from City Park. It is a nice little B&B, with a charming feel. The room was comfortable and our host was very attentive, without being intrusive.He noticed that I had been going out to run, and he offered to make sure that I had extra towels for showering,...

Thank Rich C
Brandon, Mississippi
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My wife and I stayed at Oakview the weekend of 11 December 15 to go to the Celebration in the Park which is in the New Orleans City Park and we chose Oakview as it is across the street from the park and within 2 blocks of a trolley stop. Our room was great. We stayed in the Azalea room...

Thank Brad R

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Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond City Park more great excuses to stay outside beckon, whether on land or by boat. Developed a good deal later than most other New Orleans neighborhoods, Lakeview has a distinctively different look and feel compared to other parts of the city. Fans of mid century modern design and contemporary architecture particularly enjoy leisurely drives around the residential streets of Lake Vista, Park Island and along Lakeshore Drive.
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Oak view is a lovely 100 year old historic Victorian. It is ideally located across the street from the famous City Park and the New Orleans Museum. That means we are walking distance to Jazz Fest, across the street from Voodoo Fest, two blocks from the start of the Endymion Parade, two blocks from the historic Cemetery, around the corner from Bayou Bogaloo festival, and a very short distance to the French Quarter, downtown and the convention center. The trolly stops in front of the door.Further the crescent city classic race and most other races and marathons ends here at the park across from the bed and breakfast. Unbelievable but true.We also feel that we are at least in the TOP 10 for the best Bed and Breakfast not number 25. WE are totally new, totally renovated and modernly upgraded with whirlpools in every room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oakview Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1172 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Lakeview
Price Range: ₹ 6,964 - ₹ 12,221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are quiet and charming.”
 of 5 bubbles hjbwolfe, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The owner knows what is the best for your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles 471peggyt, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Any room is good, and the neighborhood is safe so you could walk down the block to the little bar and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles 449spencere, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Hotel in on a busy thoroughfare, so there may be traffic noises facing front, but we did not feel that it was an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles 338ginar, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The magnolia is awesome but the Cypress and Azalea were just beyond beautiful! WOW”
 of 5 bubbles Lizzy_Gb, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
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