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The House of the Rising Sun is situated in Algiers Point, which is New Orleans’ best kept secret! We didn’t know much about the area, but Kevin and Wendy were not only lovely hosts, but they were very knowledgeable on the history of the area...More
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Response from cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and BreakfastResponded 8 September 2017
Many thanks for your wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return visit next year!
Staying at the House of the Rising Sun was more like being at a friend's house (who happens to like driftwood) than a hotel or B&B. Kevin and Wendy are very welcoming and we talked lots about New Orleans and life. Boudin was very friendly...More
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Response from cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and BreakfastResponded 26 July 2017
Many thanks for your wonderful review and we look forward to seeing you back here sometime soon.
After a wonderful stay at The House of the Rising Sun earlier in the spring, I knew it would be my first choice of accommodations when work sent me back to NOLA this summer. I had my fingers crossed, hoping Kevin and Wendy and Boudin...More
Response from cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and BreakfastResponded 22 July 2017
Many thanks for your wonderful review. It was great to see you back at the House of the Rising Sun B&B again and we hope to see more of you in the future. It's always nice to have guests that truly appreciate us and our...More
Kevin, Wendy and Boudin made our first trip to NOLA a most memorable experience. After arriving and getting our luggage in our room, Kevin offered us each a bottle of Abita, his favorite beer. We sat on the patio talking with him and wound down...More
Response from cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and BreakfastResponded 14 July 2017
Many thanks for your wonderful review. Glad your first B&B experience was with us and hope to see you again some time soon.
My husband and I recently visited New Orleans for the first time. Kevin and Wendy made our first visit feel like coming home! Their warm hospitality and beautifully maintained home in the hisotoric Algiers District was a wonderful find. A quick ferry ride away from...More
Thank Tricia P
Response from cockney007, Owner at House of the Rising Sun Bed and BreakfastResponded 7 July 2017
Many thanks for your wonderful review. We look forward to your next visit now that you have found us.
Sitting pretty across the Mississippi River from the rambunctious French Quarter, the Crescent City’s second oldest neighborhood is as historic and as scenic as any – just a lot less showy about it. With its numerous 19th and early 20th century homes and plentiful parks and riverside green space for cycling and walking, subdued and low key Algiers yields the best views of New Orleans and offers a quiet haven
from the hustle and bustle in other parts of town. Most of the area’s activity, for visitors anyway, takes place at Algiers Point where the famous Canal Street / Algiers Ferry has been the main attraction since 1827 and is still giving folks one of the best rides in town at very affordable rates. Restaurants, bars and music venues here all but guarantee the utmost of authentic experiences sans any hype or high prices.