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1008 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8402
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 145 in New Orleans
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Welcome to the Blue60 Guest House, in the center of the Faubourg Marigny district of New Orleans. We are surrounded by a wonderful selection of restaurants, small corner cafes with outdoor tables, live music venues, bars, and a world of charm that many tourists rarely get to experience. The house is located just a few blocks from the famous French Quarter, Bourbon Street, Frenchman Street, and half a block from the new North Rampart Streetcar line. Built in 1842, the Blue60 is rich with character. We have four large guest suites and one guest room, each with a private outdoor entrance, a private bathroom, 48" HD TV with cable, a mini fridge, microwave, CBTL coffee maker with complimentary coffee pods, in-room safes, and free WiFi throughout the property. After a long day exploring, make yourself at home on the back while patio relaxing in our hot tub and listening the rustle of the palm trees above. I share day to day operations with my manager Will Bennett who has lived in the city for over 30 years. We are a just half a block from the new North Rampart Streetcar stop and a 10 minute walk to the French Quarter & Bourbon Street, and 4 blocks from the hottest spots on Frenchman Street. The Marigny has a large selection of restaurants, renowned live music venues, bars, and a world of charm that most tourists rarely get to experience. It’s all within a 6 block radius. If you are visiting to celebrate Jazz Fest, Mardi Gras, Southern Decadence, or one of the cities frequent cultural offerings, the Blue60 Guest House provides a peaceful respite, yet is walking distance to most of the major attractions that give New Orleans such a unique flair for life! We welcome you to step into our world.
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Property amenities
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Hot bath
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
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Bottled water
Clothes rack
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Private bathrooms
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Refrigerator
Electric kettle
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Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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jamesmurray100 wrote a review 15 May
Lorton, Virginia
Great guesthouse, great owner. Very nice, well kept property. Josh, the owner, is very attentive to guests needs and well help with anything you need from directions to restaurants and bars, to anything you may need in your room.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Renee0814 wrote a review Oct 2020
Duluth, Georgia36 contributions52 helpful votes
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It is in the perfect location. Wonderful local supermarket right across the street. Convenient to everything - bars, restaurants, Frenchmen Street, the Bywater, the French Quarter and the streetcar. There is so much to do and see, and all within walking distance. The rooms and suites are lovely, roomy and clean. Coffee, tea and bottled water are provided. Plenty of shady outside space for relaxing and/or hanging out with other guests. Will and Josh are both awesome. Book the Blue60. You won't regret it.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Joshua Smith, Owner at Blue60 Guest House
Responded 30 Oct 2020
We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Thanks for such a fantastic review, we hope to seee you again soon.
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1kobemac wrote a review 11 May
Portland, Oregon20 contributions42 helpful votes
wonderful place, friendly staff, and great location. blue 60 felt like home away from home. the staff went out of their way to help make the place special. the location was close to frenchmen street for fun and the bywater and marigny for great food.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Joshua Smith, Owner at Blue60 Guest House
Responded 3 days ago
So glad you enjoyed your stay. I can relate, eating is also one of my favorite things to do around here! We look forward to helpfully welcoming you back one day
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Vanessa N wrote a review 5 May
Blaxland, Australia23 contributions24 helpful votes
Three nights in the porch room was a wonderful first time stay in NO. First the good, the decor, the security, the garden and porch swings, the bed and linens and pillows. The downsides which were minor, it’s about a 15 minute walk to where the action is which isn’t a lot but on a very hot day seems just that little bit too far. The water pressure in our room was poor. There’s only one window in the bedroom which when the curtain is open gives very little privacy from the neighbouring house and other guests using other rooms in the same accommodation. But having said all that Id stay here any day over a soulless chain motel and would recommend to others looking for a unique NO experience.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Joshua Smith, Owner at Blue60 Guest House
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I appreciate your feedback. Even though the porch suite is my favorite room, I agree with you about the privacy of the window. If you have any suggestions for how I could improve this, I would love to hear them! I’m really happy you enjoyed the property, and I look forward to hopefully seeing you again
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Bobkat0923 wrote a review 1 May
29 contributions5 helpful votes
Needed a place for a few nights before a cruise. Stumbled across Blue 60, glad I did. Clean, quaint, convenient. Walking distance to Frenchman St and Bourbon St, with a number of bars and restaurants nearby. Stayed in the Desire room. Sitting room, coffee, and a very nice outdoor patio in the bsck. Will definately be my go to for my next New Orleans visit. Thanks, Joshua!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: You might have to drive around the block to get a parking space, Joshua had us park on front of...
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Response from Joshua Smith, Owner at Blue60 Guest House
Responded 3 days ago
So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! I hope the cruise went well, it was really nice meeting both of you!
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PRICE RANGE
$118 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Elysian Guest House B&B
LOCATION
United StatesLouisianaNew OrleansBywater District / Faubourg Marigny & Bywater / Marigny
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue60 Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Blue60 Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Frenchmen Street (0.5 km), Confederacy of Cruisers Bike Tours (0.4 km), and The Spotted Cat Music Club (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue60 Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a hot tub, and complimentary tea.
Which room amenities are available at Blue60 Guest House?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Blue60 Guest House?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Blue60 Guest House?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue60 Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Who Dat Coffee Cafe, Horn's, and Ruby Slipper Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to Blue60 Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Our Sacred Stories (1.7 km), Hermann-Grima House (1.5 km), and Longue Vue House and Gardens (6.4 km).