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House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #4 of 142 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 March 2012

The Rising Sun is steps away from the free ferry to downtown NOLA in the charming, historic, quiet and lovely neighborhood of Algiers Point. Kevin and Wendy are ideal B&B hosts. Their home, in a comfortably remodeled 19th century vernacular architecture, offers a comfortable public space and two porches, and is furnished with a comprehensive library. There are affordable eating options within three blocks if you want a break from the city's restaurants. Unique and excellent.

Room Tip: The front room is lit by a street light and is thirty feet from its private bath.
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cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2012

Thanks for the wonderful review! Hope you don't get too much snow up there and look forward to seeing y'all again.

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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 reviewResponded 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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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 reviewResponded 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 reviewResponded 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 reviewResponded 29 March 2012

Thanks for the wonderful review! Look forward to seeing you back here sometime soon.

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Additional Information about 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 142 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range: ₹ 6,516 - ₹ 9,774 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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