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“Neighborhood's Casual Hospitality gets top marks!”

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House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #4 of 138 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Fremont, CA
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133 reviews
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“Neighborhood's Casual Hospitality gets top marks!”
Reviewed 29 March 2012

The casual hospitality of the neighborhood surrounding the Rising Sun gets top marks as does this terrific little b & b. A pleasantly marked contrast to my accommodations earlier in the week at a large Soul Sucking conference hotel whose name rhymes with Riot. Our weekend retreat in Algiers Point at the Rising Sun was the perfect antidote!

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cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 30 March 2012
Thanks for the wonderful review! Hope to see y'all for a longer stay next time you have a conference.
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Peterborough, England
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

As many others have said the HOTRS is a great b&b. Kevin and Wendy are so welcoming and helpful (esp on where to eat and suggested music venues), the fruity breakfast is a great start to the day, and our room was lovely (and very comfortable bed). The bit though that we hadn't expected was the location being so good. Let's face it N.O. is noisy - great, great fun but boy is it noisy. The 5-minute (free) ferry ride across to Algiers Point takes you out of the hustle and bustle and into a quiet and lovely nighbourhood. We used that ferry at least twice a day for 5 days and got to really enjoy that as a serene start to each day's adventure, and a pretty (looking back at the city and the bridge) end to each evening. The best recommendation is that if we ever get the chance to go back to N'Awlins this is where we'd stay.

Oh and the hidden gem of the city is the sculpture garden at the Museum Of Art. Just fabulous. Do not miss it.

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cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 29 March 2012
Thanks for the wonderful review! Hope to see you back here soon.
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

The House of the Rising Sun is a warm and welcoming B & B in Algiers Point. It's location is perfect for taking the free ferry across to the main attractions of New Orleans. Kevin and Wendy are very helpful with ideas to enjoy their neighborhood and the city. The fresh fruit each morning was a lovely way to start the day, and their dog is absolutely darling! Highly recommend!

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cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 29 March 2012
Thanks for the wonderful review. Hope to see you and your friends soon.
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Reviewed 17 March 2012

This B&B is just perfect - just a few blocks from the free ferry in a charming neighborhood in Algiers Point, it's like your home away from home. Great breakfasts and conversation. Kevin and Wendy are so welcoming and fun, just wonderful hosts - with excellent advice and recommendations. The ferry to Algiers is very convenient and we loved the great views of the city over and back. We hadn't been to New Orleans since before Katrina, and it seems the city has come back strong - in fact, the heart and soul never left. We loved wandering all over the Garden District, the fabulous music on Frenchmen Street, the beautiful City Park with its amazing Besthoff Sculpture Garden and Museum of Art. So much to experience in this town, we're already planning for our next trip! Thanks Kevin and Wendy, and hope to see you again soon.

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cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 29 March 2012
Thanks for the wonderful review! Look forward to seeing you back here sometime soon.
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Reviewed 16 March 2012

We are currently on a 2 month driving journey from Canada to the USA to Mexico back to USA and finally back to Canada. We found the House of the Rising Sun online before leaving Canada and booked it for our 2 nights in New Orleans - Geez am I brilliant!! The house is located in Algiers Point which is directly across the Mississippi from the French Quarter, and you don't have to swim! There is a free (for pedestrians) ferry which runs every 1/2 hour from dawn(?) to midnight(?). We aren't night owls, so it was perfect, if you want to barhop until late you would catch a cab home (if your drinking you should anyways!).
the Algiers Point area is much quieter than French Quarter area and safe for an evening stroll.
The House of the Rising Sun is a 'Double Shotgun' a traditional NOLA design with a nice comfortable vibe, very music oriented. Kevin Herridge and his wife Wendy run a great B & B. Kevin was very helpful as a 'concierge', recommending things for us to do our 1st night on 'the point' and for non-tourist locations and things to do when we went to the French Quarter the next day & evening. Nice and quiet at night and very comfortable beds.
I can't say a lot about price because once we found HotRS, I stopped looking, but I'm confident you won't find a better value (including breakfast) anywhere in the NOLA area.
Enjoy NOLA, the MUSIC (see video) and the HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN!

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cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 29 March 2012
Thanks for the wonderful review! Look forward to your next visit.
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Additional Information about House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast

Property: House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast
Address: 335 Pelican Ave, Algiers Point, New Orleans, LA 70114-2347
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Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Algiers
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 138 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price range (per night): ₹ 6,461 - ₹ 9,692
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in 1896, this charming "shotgun double" cottage is nestled within the beautiful Algiers Point Historic District, a short walk from the free ferry to the French Quarter, Convention Center, etc. Features 11 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, and private bathrooms. Come and slip back in time in New Orleans' best kept secret - Algiers Point. ... more   less 
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