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9 Best B&Bs in New Orleans

New Orleans is home to a number of bed and breakfasts, many of which operate out of historic mansions and homes. The b&bs on this list are the best in the city for not only great service but also impeccable breakfast spreads and cozy interiors. Ditch the chain hotels and stay at a bed and breakfast instead while you explore famous attractions in the Big Easy. You won’t regret staying at one of these top bed and breakfasts in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Creole Gardens Guesthouse and Inn Creole Gardens Guesthouse and Inn
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Creole Gardens Guesthouse and Inn

Enjoy a historic stay at this Lower Garden District bed and breakfast. Creole Gardens Guesthouse and Inn features spacious rooms that operate out of a historic mansion that dates back to the 1840s. One of the best features of the rooms here is the fact that they all gain guest access to the outside area. Before you take the St. Charles streetcar to explore the town, enjoy the Southern-style breakfast served here daily.

Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast
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Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast

You’ll never want to leave this incredible mansion when you stay at Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast. With only nine guest rooms, this bed and breakfast is an ideal option for those looking for some peace and quiet in the Crescent City. Enjoy a full English breakfast, free WiFi, bike rentals, and free parking during your stay.

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HH Whitney House

There’s no better way to cool off during a hot summer day in New Orleans than at the sparkling outdoor pool at HH Whitney House. Along with a hot tub, free parking and antique decor, there’s a reason why HH Whitney House is considered one of the best bed and breakfast accommodations in the city. Both the rooms and the common space boast Old World charm, which is only fitting as HH Whitney operates out of an 1865 Italianate mansion.

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Terrell House

This three-story mansion-turned-hotel impresses with its 14-foot ceilings, cast iron balconies, and a New Orleans-style courtyard. Terrell House was originally built in 1857, boasting incredible antique design. Due to its gorgeous facade and interior, the Terrell House is actually a popular wedding venue for New Orleans nuptials.

Ashton’s Bed & Breakfast Ashton’s Bed & Breakfast
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Ashton’s Bed & Breakfast

There are eight stunning guest rooms found at Ashton’s B&B. This bed and breakfast, found in the Esplanade Ridge Historic District, not only offers guests a great night’s sleep but also a bountiful Cajun and Creole breakfast. This bed and breakfast takes the breakfast part of your stay very seriously, as it may just be one of the best breakfast spreads found among this list of New Orleans accommodations. From eggs benedict with Cajun hollandaise sauce to French toast with pecan honey butter, you won’t be disappointed with Ashton’s breakfast options. Do as the locals do and wash it down with a cup of chicory coffee.

Chimes Bed and Breakfast Chimes Bed and Breakfast
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Chimes Bed and Breakfast

If you’re looking for a great hotel in the Garden District, consider staying at Chimes Bed and Breakfast. Guests here enjoy their personal space, as each room has a private entrance. However, the communal spaces at Chimes are so beautiful that you shouldn’t neglect hanging out there too. For breakfast, Chimes features fresh pastries and bread from a local French bakery and can also cater breakfast for certain dietary restrictions, making vegan and gluten-free guests feel right at home.

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Canal Street Inn

Canal Street Inn is located on none other than Canal Street. This bed and breakfast is housed in a 1912 mansion. Although Canal Street Inn is furnished with antiques and has a historic vibe, it still offers modern amenities too like free WiFi and cable TV. Enjoy breakfast in the stunning formal dining area or the laid back outdoor bistro tables. This mid-city bed and breakfast is located along the streetcar line, gaining guests easy access to area attractions such as the French Quarter.

Park View Historic Hotel Park View Historic Hotel
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Park View Historic Hotel

This New Orleans bed and breakfast is listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, as it dates back to 1884. Park View Historic Hotel is an ideal location for those visiting Tulane or Loyola University. However since Park View is right on St. Charles Avenue, travelers staying here can take advantage of the St. Charles Avenue streetcar. The location of this bed and breakfast is best appreciated from a room with a balcony overlooking Audubon Park.

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Elysian Fields Inn

Elysian Fields Inn is only five blocks away from the French Quarter, making it one of the closest bed and breakfast on this list to the popular New Orleans district. The location isn’t the only thing that draws guests to Elysian Fields Inn. Guests here rave about the cozy rooms, which are furnished with fine linens and cable TVs. Music lovers staying at Elysian Fields Inn should take advantage of its close proximity to Frenchmen Street, which is only two blocks away.

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