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Biscuit Palace Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have stayed at the Biscuit Palace for Mardi Gras each year since 2002. We have come to consider it our home away from home for Carnival. The property is located just off of Bourbon on Dumaine, and it within easy walking distance of anywhere in the Quarter. We look forward to our trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If you want to stay just off Bourbon Street and have an authentic New Orleans experience then stay at the Biscuit Palace! The host was very hospitable and welcoming. Our room was spacious and comfortable with a great balcony which we watched a parade from. The "palace" isn't luxury but it's centrally located and fun.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Look no further! The Biscuit Palace is incredibly authentic and has a great history - The owners are amazing and I've had nothing but great experiences. I even had a wedding there in 1997! Total hidden treasure - you'll love it!

Thank alisaSPF
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Just completed my 3rd visit in 10 years. Loved it. The atmosphere is so warming and actually takes you back in time which is just the ticket if you need to decompress. Stress flows out the window when you stay here. Clayton is a great guy and a wealth of info. This is not a spic n span hotel room....

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New Orleans, United States
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have been guests at the Biscuit Palace for more than 15 years, staying for between 5 and 7 days every Mardi Gras. For 13 of those years we have been joined in our suite by other guests who have stayed with us. During this busiest of seasons for the French Quarter we have found the Biscuit Palace, its owner...

Thank Paul P
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Well, this is definitely a true New Orleans experience! If you are looking for an old-fashioned traditional guest house in a superb location near Bourbon Street, you have found it! Beyond that, there are some issues. Keep in mind that this is NOT a hotel and do not expect the amenities of one. There is a beautiful quaint courtyard, quiet...

1Thank WonderlustLucia
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I realize that guest houses in New Orleans are old and out-dated, however this one is so filthy it needs to be shut down. We stayed in the downstairs "suite" (not a suite at all) and we couldn't even use the shower because we are older and couldn't navigate the climb over the wide wall around the bathtub to enter...

Thank ChubbyZombie
Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Stayed here on a family trip in October 2015. It is run down with no much in amenities. We stayed in the barracks & brought our own sheets & towels. I like the location except for the noise coming from the corner bar till 5am. I'll find someplace else next time.

Thank Nat M
Ben Lomond, California
Reviewed 28 November 2015

There were 7 of us in total and we stayed for 5 nights in the Barracks and Burgundy suites. The Barracks is the only suite on the 4th floor (actually it's the entire 4th floor) and the Burgundy suite is on the 3rd floor with a shared balcony overlooking Dumaine with a peek of Bourbon Street. The Biscuit Palace is...

Thank Virtio
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Someone once said to me NOLA is a living museum and I have to agree. As we sit on the balcony on the Bourbon Suite ( the Royal Suite has the end corner balcony ) you can't help but think about how this view has and hasn't changed in 200+ years. You're looking down, half a block off Bourbon Street...

1Thank Christopher L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1820 Creole Mansion, totally restored, featuring period furnishings, all private bath rooms and accommodation access in the heart of the French Quarter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Biscuit Palace Guest House

Address: 730 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3109
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Hotel Class:3 star — Biscuit Palace Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Higher floor w/ balcony (great view of Bourbon St.)”
WonderlustLucia, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“A half block from Bourbon, not quiet, ask for balcony room, no elevator, Bourbon Room is the most iconic, has balcony.”
AnneK888, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Stairs are steep and narrow. If you have back or knee problems, make sure you're not on the third floor.”
LeaAndDany, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
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