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Olivier House Hotel

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828 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3492
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#20 of 178 hotels in New Orleans
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The Olivier House Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. It is a unique and historic property that was originally constructed in 1839 as a Creole townhouse for the wealthy Olivier family. It has been privately owned and operated as the Olivier House Hotel since 1970. The hotel offers 42 unique guest rooms, lovely public areas, a refreshing outdoor pool, and paid off street parking. The Olivier House Hotel maintains a feeling of old world New Orleans, while providing modern conveniences such as free wireless internet and flat screen TVs in all rooms. The Olivier House Hotel represents New Orleans, and feels a responsibility to share our unique history, traditions, and culture in order to enhance the experience of guests to our city. Guests at the Olivier House Hotel can feel at home in the French Quarter, while experiencing the best New Orleans has to offer.
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Valet parking
Paid private parking nearby
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Michelle E wrote a review Feb 2021
Miami, Oklahoma74 contributions4 helpful votes
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We usually stay here and we NEVER regret it! It’s BEAUTIFUL and has such a rich interesting history! It’s very clean, staff is extremely helpful and hospitable, beds and bedding are super comfortable, courtyard is gorgeous, location is 1 block from Bourbon street and you just can’t go wrong staying here!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 5 days ago
Hey Michelle, Thanks for coming back and spending some time with us. We really do appreciate it. Hasn't this been the lousiest year ever for everybody, with the virus, the polarizing of society, and just the good ole depression that we all kind of feel about it all....Well,....on a good note, as a family owned hotel, we made a decision last spring to open back up as soon as possible, offer much discounted prices, and just hope that our customers would help carry us through. So I just want to say again, how much we appreciate our guest. We probably aren't going to have a banner year, to say the least, but we believe that offering the same high value at lower prices has been good for us and we hope for our costumers .....and of course we won't keep our share anyway. We'll probably give it to the " widow's and orphan's fund", unlike all the other greedy hotels......well....alright, we might keep a little of it! In seriousness, thank you and all our guest from the bottom of our heart. Warmest regards, Jim
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Charlie Bates wrote a review Feb 2021
Pocatello, Idaho1 contribution
Some friends who go to New Orleans ever year recommended the Olivier House to us. We loved it ! Our friends said they stay there because it is not just a place to sleep, but an experience unto itself. We felt the same. It is like when you travel to Europe and stay in small hotels that feel just like the country you're in. The Olivier House is just like you hoped old New Orleans would be. Antiques everywhere and the rooms feel like you are in the 1800's, except with modern conveniences. So elegant in an old world kind of way. You might think a place like that might feel haughty or stuffy, but it is the exact opposite. The staff is super casual, laughing and talking with guest as if everybody knows each other. They were great about giving local advice on where to eat and what to do. Also if you need anything like toothbrush, razors, or whatever the staff will get it for you free of charge. I've never seen another hotel do that. That is one more reason this hotel feels so different than others. Another thing is their casual approach to valet parking. You don't need a ticket, just pull up, unload your bags and when your ready, they will park it for you and bring it back whenever you want it. Parking in the French Quarter is high, but their price is cheaper than most. We had a great experience, and will definitely be back. If you're looking for something different and unique try the Olivier House. You won't regret it.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Responded 5 days ago
Hi Eggo, Super interesting name. I assume it is just a user name, if not, then that is pretty cool to have such an original name, or even nickname. Anyway, thanks for your great review. I appreciate you mentioning that the Olivier House is an experience unto itself. We ourselves love staying in hotels like that and of course that is just what we want to provide. Everyone should travel in whatever way makes them comfortable, but we just don't get the mass tourism thing. It just seems like a mundane way to experience a place. Fortunately, for us, people like you obviously don't want that either. As you mentioned, we have all sorts of toiletries, free of charge. Most of our guest probably don't even know that, so thanks for saying so. We just feel that making that and all our refreshments complementary is simply a more gracious way of doing business. After all, ya'll are our guest. Thank you so much for still traveling at this time and for choosing to stay with us. Best Regards, Jim
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stefanie wrote a review Feb 2021
18 contributions4 helpful votes
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This place was exactly what I wanted when staying in New Orleans French Quarter! This was a historic building that is what I think of when I think of New Orleans. The location could not be better. It is a block from Bourbon so walking distance to EVERYTHING in the French Quarter and downtown and perfect because you are right in the middle of the action but not so where you hear every single thing going on down there all night!! The staff was amazing and super nice and helpful. They have a community room with coffee, tea, hot cocoa and some little sweets as well are available 24 hours a day which was nice to just go and relax down there in the morning before starting your day. I would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a clean, reasonable and great location while staying in the French Quarter.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Sunshine650550 wrote a review Feb 2021
155 contributions32 helpful votes
The Olivier House is a great New Orleans boutique hotel. It is actually 3 antebellum mansions now connected. Every room is seriously different from the rest, adding a bohemian feel to the ambience. Some rooms are multi level, some are significantly larger than others. A few have multiple bedrooms and full kitchens, others have fridges and microwaves, I think others may not have either. Bathrooms vary also. Some rooms have balconies. There is a pool and a beautiful courtyard, shaded by tees and subtropical plants. We have been staying here since 1983 and truly love this place. It is located 2/3 of a block from Bourbon street, so it is a very short walk to restaurants, music clubs, bars, t shirt shops, etc. But you are enough from Bourbon to not be bothered by all of the above.
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Date of stay: April 2020
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Responded 5 days ago
Hey Sunshine, Thanks for coming back again to spend some time with us. The people who come to the Olivier House are often more of an interested traveler than just a tourist. As travelers ourselves, I am always interested in where our guest have been. I see by your other reviews, that ya'll have traveled extensively here and abroad, so it is all the nicer to get such a good review from you. All of us here actually enjoy visiting with our guest, so I hope to have a chance to visit with ya'll and maybe talk about travels next time you're with us. Until then, Jim
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MJM wrote a review Jan 2021
Carlisle, Ohio6 contributions1 helpful vote
This is an amazing find. You will not stay in a more unique property. John and Ashley greeted us and allowed us to review some rooms as each one is so eclectic and has a different feel. We chose a room overlooking the courtyard with a view of the French Quarter. This is by no means a chain hotel. If that’s what you want, look else where. This is about the experience and the flavor of historic New Orleans. From cats in the lobby to what can only be described as the world’s smallest elevator, you will be amazed at the sights and touches that make this property unique.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$115 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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olivier house hotel new orleans, olivier hotel new orleans, olivier new orleans
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United StatesLouisianaNew OrleansFrench Quarter
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Olivier House Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Olivier House Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Jackson Square (0.4 km), French Quarter (0.2 km), and New Orleans Secrets (0.09 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Olivier House Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an outdoor pool, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at Olivier House Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Olivier House Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Olivier House Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mambo's, GW Fins, and Olde Nola Cookery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Olivier House Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Olivier House Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Our Sacred Stories (0.4 km), Hermann-Grima House (0.1 km), and Longue Vue House and Gardens (5.8 km).