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Sandy, Oregon
Reviewed 14 March 2016

My husband and I stayed there for the second time. Pat the manager treated us as though we were best of friends. Pat treated us and the other guest as though we were all family. If we wanted to we could hang out with her all day and have a wonderful time, she is fun to be around. We had...

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 24 January 2016

If you want to stay in a part of history, this is the place. Room was always cleaned and bed made everyday. Staff were friendly, caring and knowledgeable about the area. Made off two mansions. The 1244 Esplanade Ave mansion is the main office, breakfast, pool and hot tub are located. There are also rooms there which was once a...

Thank arohila
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I visited New Orleans back in November (yes such a long time ago now but as I work in Hospitality, have been EXTREMELY busy at Spencer Beach Holiday park here in Christchurch New Zealand) Oops but it's not about me! I stayed at Rathbone Mansion while there for a wedding. My family and I such a great time and were...

2Thank nanny431
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Our family received a gift certificate from a silent charity auction we attended for a two night stay at this B&B. We called to inquire about availability and we were met with suspicion and accusation. They managers did not remember donating any gift certificates and they were going to "investigate" the truth before letting us know of their availability. The...

9Thank LynnMATL
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Rathbone Mansions has stolen my heart! I met up here with old school friends; in the last week of November 2015. I checked in to Rathbone and was looked after right from the get go! You know when you feel like you have to be on your best behavior and there's the 'them and us' feeling between the hosts and...

Thank Monique W
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This historic home is in a fantastic location within walking distance of the best NOLA has to offer! My only advice is that it caters to humble, fun-loving individuals and families. Not sure if this place fits your needs? See the Q&A below. 1. Are you looking for historic charm with a completely modern renovation and new paint smell? -This...

3Thank Ziggy D
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Too hard to leave. The mansions were gorgeous and wonderful to stay in, and Pat, Tayna, Jack, Jason and Jacey displayed southern hospitality at it's finest. Thanks everyone, we love you guys! We traveled halfway around the world to be there, and it was better than we could have possibly imagined. See you again soon, you cant get rid of...

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Tipton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Arrived Thanksgiving at lunch time, ready to sit down to a lovely Brunch and new friends. This is our fifth time staying at the Rathbone. We love the location, the ambiance, the value and most of all the staff! Already looking forward to our next trip, summer 2016, If you ever feel as if you belong somewhere, this is it...

Thank Linda S
Stratford, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Rathbone Mansions and the staff Jayce,jason,jack{triple J's) Tanya & Miss pat made my stay enjoyable.If you are a new zealander you need to stay here rooms are clean cool quite close to the city. TA-RAN-A-KI.Y

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Reviewed 9 December 2015

I recently stayed at the Rathbone Mansions for a weeks stay. I highly recommend a stay at this beautifully set out B & B. From the art that decorates the dining area from one of the lovely hosts Jacey Frew to the outdoor entertainment area "Mermaid Lounge" This place can keep you entertained for hours. So much character! & the...

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That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Rathbone Bed & Breakfast Inn is steps away from the French Quarter, where the cuisine, sights and sounds are part of New Orleans' unique culture. Our Guest House is a lovingly restored antebellum mansion, offering warm southern hospitality and authentic New Orleans atmosphere. Located on beautiful Esplanade Avenue, amongst the ancient Spanish oak trees and 19th-century Creole mansions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rathbone Mansions

Address: 1244 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Treme
Price Range: $171 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rathbone Mansions 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“A room in a different hotel is your best bet.”
  • The phone that doesn't do anything
  • The banister that is totally broken
  • Unidentified holes in the wall
  • Mold all over the air conditioner - coming into your room?
  • Kinda broken stuff
  • TV cords hanging from the wall
 of 5 bubbles sekelley, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There wasn't anyone to check us in when we got there. But checkin / building access instructions are easy to follow.”
  • Mardis Gras suite.
  • Kitchen in Mardis Gras suite.
  • Living room in Mardis Gras suite.
 of 5 bubbles PghJared, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in 1244 is where breakfast is served and the pool is but they are much smaller than the other building.”
  • Deluxe Queen
 of 5 bubbles D4084YTpatricial, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“need a queen suite for any room to maneuver at all”
 of 5 bubbles ellanp0211, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are two mansions, the main house has the kitchen and balconies for some rooms, the other has decks. .”
 of 5 bubbles A3624PEpats, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
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