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1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 15 January 2011

The house is great! i liked the ambiance and the decor, very tastefully done. It does give the whole place a rundown and laid-back feel, exactly what one expects in N'Awlins. Our poor stay probabaly is teh consequence of the room we stayed in. We got the "Pirates Attic ", a tiny space with a bad bed, questionable plumbing in...

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bananacour, Guest Relations Manager at 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B, responded to this review

We're glad that you enjoyed our home in the French Quarter. Many, many of our guests have enjoyed the ambiance of our 1870s house which truly is an authentic experience. Sometimes, however, the people are as quirky as the place where they live. We're sorry you felt negatively & hope you will visit this great city again.

Mermaid Waters, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2010

from the moment we were picked up we relaxed with friendly people. everyone was so helpful. the room was quirky and fun. the location was handy - we never really left the french quarter, except for a couple of trips. would definitely stay here again

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Tulsa, OK
Reviewed 3 November 2010

Not what we were expecting. Our room, the "Mardi-Gras" room was not very comfortable. The bathroom was old and not very clean. There is construction going on across the street and you can hear it starting up at 7:00 AM! Probably for another 4 to 6 months. I had a bag on top of the dresser that I guess the...

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Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 24 October 2010

The Banana Courtyard is a great place to stay in New Orleans. My friend and I visit New Orleans about twice a year and this will be our go-to place to stay from now on. The owners, Mary and Hugh are super cool and eclectic. The house is full of antiques, art, etc. and is very cozy. You feel right...

1Thank ash0152
Canton, Ohio
Reviewed 23 October 2010

If you are going to Nola - stay at the Banana Courtyard! Fantastic house, great hosts and service, close to FQ and everything else you may want to see! Hugh and Mary and the staff are more than willing to help you plan what to see and where to eat, etc. My room (carriage room) was wonderful - and I...

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Broken Hill, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2010

The Banana Courtyard was fabulous, a cool oasis in a hot and humid city, with nothing being too much trouble for the hosts, Mary and Hugh. I loved the quietness of the place, but within easy walking distance of the french quarter or the tram to take you beyond. The complimentary soda's and fruit were lovely to come back to...

2Thank voyagerAustralia
Welland, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2010

My wife and I stayed here nov.of 08 and was it an expierience . Mary arranged our cab to the B&B and met us there. After showing us our suite, she personally showed us the way to Bourbon St. (with a cast on). Breakfast with the other guests was a treat. Not enough things could be said about this place...

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Accord, New York
Reviewed 30 September 2010

Almost lost our opportunity to stay here,due to miscommunication re: arrival dates but Mary, our proprietess, jumped through hoops to accommodate us. The website was packed with info and read like a mini guidebook helping to plan our itinerary prior to and upon our arrival. Stanley , our driver, aka, tour guide, was readily available to whisk us to our...

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Bad Homburg, Germany
Reviewed 29 September 2010

The 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter is a really lovely family-run B&B right on the northern corner of the French Quarter, so everything is within easy walking distance. The innkeepers Mary and Hugh are very friendly folks who make you feel welcome right from the first email response and are very helpful with tips on ongoing events, restaurants, what not...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2010

Arriving after a long day my eyes popped out on stalks when I saw our room, the biggest bed this side of debauchery! The Hexagon room is truly a beautiful place to stay, grand and decadent with luxuriant, old style fixtures and fittings complete with it's own fainting couch as well as satellite TV. My favourite room, however, was our...

1Thank Helen-d-Western

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Staying in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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Ooh la la. Naughty. In 1800s, bordello catering to society's elite. Bed and breakfast now, great location, we're at Gateway to French Quarter from I-10. French Quarter 1/2 block, Bourbon St. 3 blocks. Romantic balcony suite, courtyard, hammock, porch swing, antiques, MARDI GRAS costumes. Lagniappe: don't just visit New Orleans - live it like a local with our Insider Eguides: music, dancing, restaurants, food, history, culture, sightseeing. Yesiree, rates incl. tax, free local phone calls, Wi-Fi, soft drinks, bottled water, & Continental PASTRY breakfast with coffee, hot water for tea, grits, oatmeal, at least 1 pastry from nearby bakery, fresh fruit, and toast. Other stuff like cereal or yogurt, gluten by request. 23 years, 50% of guests cal us quirky & keep returning, we've got lots of antiques and each room has a special theme +is different. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B

Address: 1422 N. Rampart St., French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Price Range: €74 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans Hotel New Orleans
1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans Bed And Breakfast
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“To me, all of the rooms are great. All of the rooms also have different themes.”
 of 5 bubbles ashleywM5121QX, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“As I said all depends on the amount of luggage”
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“Hexagon and Cannonball are downstairs and are both historical rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles sherryr1249, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“CannonBall room is close to the front and downstairs, but the upstairs suites are nice and spacious!”
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