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Rathbone Mansions

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The Rathbone Mansions are two stately antebellum mansions along Esplanade Avenue bordering the French Quarter. We offer our guests warm southern hospitality and authentic New Orleans atmosphere. The Mansion at 1244 Esplanade features a pool and hot tub, available to guests at either Mansion. The Mansion at 1227 Esplanade has a beautiful garden with comfortable seating to take in the lush surroundings. The Mansions are located diagonally across the street from one another, about 100 steps apart. We have 5 parking spots in the back of the Mansion at 1244 available to guests for a fee. There is free street parking along Esplanade Avenue near both Mansions. Enjoy watching life go by on stately Esplanade Avenue from the large front porch featured at both properties. We look forward to welcoming you and making your New Orleans visit everything you expect it to be.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
10Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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We booked a room with balcony nearly nine months in advance. We knew that we would be arriving later in the day because of the flight schedule and I had called two days before arrival to verify what building and room we had been assigned. Traveling from the west coast and
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The hotels location is great if you want to stay just outside of the French Quarter. Neighborhood safe and withing walking distance or a quick uber ride to the Quarter or any local attractions. Staff was very friendly and helpful and the breakfast simple yet satisfying.
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Booked this place because of some reviews. It's not impressive. Our room was musty and strewn with bugs. The manager was not pleasant and refused to move us or accommodate us. We ended up leaving and checking into a hotel in quarter. It was an $800.00 loss. Housekeeping staff
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Response from Rathbone M, General Manager at Rathbone Mansions
Responded 7 Nov 2018
Dear Cori A, We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay at Rathbone Mansions. We strive to address any issues that are brought to our attention. Please feel free to email us at info@rathbonemansions.com with more details regarding the issues with your room and interaction with our staff. Best, Kristen Aul
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We booked Rathbone Mansions about an hour before we touched down in Nola. It was a fantastic find and so glad we stayed here. We checked in slightly early and as this was a weekday there wasn't any problems in accessing our room early. There is plenty of free parking along the
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Only cons were the front desk wasn’t very friendly (is it so hard to say thanks for staying with us or even how was your stay?) And the toilet paper was superrrr cheap. For $160 a night they could put a bit more effort in. With that said, we loved our stay at the mansion. Our
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Breakfast only served here.
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It probably would not be a problem if you were low key about it. There is no central lobby to Rathbone Mansion. All rooms are accessible from either exterior doorways or a central upstairs hallway. I just wouldn't invite your overnight guests to the breakfast in the dining room.
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"Tip: 3 Muses on Frenchman! Bring extremely good walking shoes!!"
"Be sure you dont mind walking alot... It is a long way to the Quarter and French Market"
"Louis Armstrong room has 2 bedrooms and a huge balcony. No elevator, but the stairs were fine."
"Upstairs rooms are only accessible by stairways...being an older refurbished mansion there are no elevators."
"Get the room with a balcony!!"
US$117 - US$340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesLouisianaNew OrleansMid-City DistrictTremé
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