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Bed and Breakfasts in and near the French Quarter

The French Quarter of New Orleans supplies the strange and the splendid.


The famous and historic Bourbon Street runs the length of the French quarter in New Orleans.
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If you're planning a trip to New Orleans and want to soak up the unique atmosphere of the French Quarter, a stay in one of these bed and breakfasts will give you the chance to do just that. All of these inns are either in the French Quarter of New Orleans or within a couple of blocks.

French Quarter Bed and Breakfasts

  • 1822 Bougainvillea House
    Bougainvillea House consists of two buildings a few blocks apart and deep in the French Quarter (one on Governor Nicholls, built in 1822, and the other on Bourbon). There are a total of five suites, all with private entrances; two are in former slave quarters and three have balconies which overlook either the courtyard or Bourbon or Dumaine Street.

  • 1830 Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast
    Located a block from the Esplanade Avenue edge of the French Quarter, this 1860 bed and breakfast (1830 is the street address) houses three guest rooms, each with a microwave, small refrigerator and coffee maker.

  • 1870 Banana Courtyard
    Guests of the 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter/New Orleans B&B and Beyond can choose from four rooms at the 1870 main building, located three blocks from Bourbon Street; the private Garconierre Townhouse, two blocks from Bourbon; and the Esplanade Suite apartment, three blocks from Bourbon. Breakfast is served to guests of the main building, which was once a bordello. The innkeepers also can arrange for accommodations in a number of other homes and apartments with easy access to the French Quarter.

  • Bon Maison Guest House
    One- and two-bedroom suites, each with a private entrance and equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker, are found in this 1833 town house and former slave quarters on Bourbon Street.

  • Bracket House Bed and Breakfast
    This double shotgun house on Kerlerec Street -- a block from the French Quarter and with English cocker spaniels in residence -- features two guest rooms, each with a queen bed plus a private entrance off the courtyard.

  • Coccinelle
    At Coccinelle Bed and Breakfast, located on Decatur just beyond the French Quarter, the two guest rooms occupy the former servants quarters. Both rooms boast antiques, a queen bed, fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, and courtyard view. Guests can enjoy a full breakfast in their room, the 1840 main house or the garden courtyard.

  • Creole Cottage, A
    On Dauphine Street two blocks from the French Quarter, this 1815 Creole cottage with pool can accommodate six guests and contains a bedroom with queen bed, living room with queen-size sofa sleeper, kitchen, and bath. There are limited accommodations for children.

  • French Quarter B&B
    Among the offerings of this 1822 Creole cottage with room for six are two bedrooms with antique beds, a queen sofa sleeper, sitting areas, bath, kitchen, pool and courtyard. The host lives on the property, which is located on Ursulines Street one block from the French Quarter, and welcomes children.

  • Garlands Guest House and Creole Cottages
    Just outside the French Quarter near Louis Armstrong Park and the historic Congo Square, this bed and breakfast offers single guest rooms and suites in the main house and one- and two-bedroom suites in cottages which date from 1809 to 1820 and were home to families involved in the original Jazz Movement in New Orleans. Suites include antiques, a queen bed and private entrance, and most have a brick fireplace and deck or patio. A full breakfast is served, and the property features brick courtyards and gardens with ponds, fountains and a hot tub.

  • Gentry House
    Five apartments (one that sleeps up to six, two for four, and two for two) occupy this early 19th-century Creole cottage on St. Ann Street. The owner lives on the premises, which features tropical patios with fountains, and fresh croissants are delivered to the guest rooms daily.

  • Girod House
    Five 1–bedroom suites and one 2-bedroom suite (all include a living room and kitchen and some have a balcony) are found in this three-story home built in 1833 by one of the first mayors of New Orleans, Nicholas Girod, as a gift for his son Francois. This bed and breakfast, located on Esplanade Avenue between Bourbon and Dauphine streets, also provides a patio with exotic plants.

  • Inn the Quarter
    Less than two blocks from Bourbon Street, this three-story 1850s brick town house offers four rental units with private entrances: a studio for two and a two-story suite for three, each with a courtyard entrance; a room for two with a private balcony overlooking the courtyard; and a two-bedroom apartment for four with a balcony facing the street. Breakfast is not provided.

This feature continues with more French Quarter bed and breakfasts, small hotels, and guest apartments.

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