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1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter / New Orleans B&B

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Snohomish, Washington
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Spent a week at this b and b. Rooms are very eclectic and whole ambiance of the place is something Ive never encountered.. The hosts were very nice people, but the room we stayed in (Mardi Gras) was dirty. Fan in the bathroom had about 1/4 inch of dust which was all over the walls. Definite mold in the room...

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

While we love to talk with our guests when they are with us, it is their honesty after their visit that is especially appreciated. Thank you for pointing out your concern about one of our rooms. We will take action immediately, as your health is very important to us. For instance, we think there may be a drip in the...

auckland
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights based on reviews we had seen on TripAdvisor , price point etc. Firstly it as described really. An older property that is somewhat eccentrically fitted out but in a way that grows on you. The location relative to price is good. It's a 5 minute walk to the quiet residential end of bourbon street...

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

We're so glad you enjoyed your recent stay with us. As you said, ["We're] not the Hilton, but [we] don't pretend to be either." What we do value is the personal contact and support from our guests, both new and returning, from around the world. We look forward to hosting you again soon when you come back to our wonderful...

Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This hotel was a great place to stay. It's cheap enough and is a museum of sorts. A lot of very neat artifacts and the owners are very friendly, are more than happy to meet any accommodations or needs that you may have. If you are ever in New Orleans, you should stay here.

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

Dear Broadwaybeauty_88, We are so glad that you enjoyed staying with us! It's great folks like you that make our work so fulfilling and have kept our doors open for over two decades. All of the staff try very hard to make each personalized visit a treat for our guests when they visit our wonderful city. Please come back soon.....

Bellevue WA
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Banana Courtyard. The owner was so helpful guiding us in by phone late at night and waiting with a flashlight at the gate to greet us. We had only a day to spend in New Orleans so appreciated the maps, printed out guidelines, and informative conversation we received along with breakfast. We left...

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

Your kind words are appreciated! As you pointed out, we try very hard to provide as much personalized service to each guest as possible. We know, as world travelers ourselves, that little things like flashlights at the gate and printed out guidelines mean a lot. Besides--who wants to stay in the Ritz when you can stay in a former, authentic,...

Smithtown, New York
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Most romantic place to spend in New Orleans. Had a wonderful time. This was our first vacation in almost 10 years and it was sorely needed. Everyone was so nice and knew all the best places to go. It was like staying at an old friend's home.

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

Dear FoxyLenz, You're right--you were staying in an old friend's home--us! Thank you so much for the kind review. We all have times when we just need a get-away with a little down time, a little fun, and maybe some romance. We're so glad you could find that will us. Come back soon......

Boston, MA
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed here in 2013, and like then, we had a wonderful time staying here. The hosts, Hugh, Mary and Tanya, made us feel most welcome. The location is on the border of the French Quarter, on the quiet end as I think of it, but a mere 5-7 minute walk to the hustle of the tourist areas (Bourbon St,...

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

Thank you so much for your review! We pride ourselves on our returning guests who, just like you, find this their "home away from home" in New Orleans. It's folks like you that make our job so rewarding--come back soon! We'll have the light on for you and a cold beverage waiting......

Longview, Texas
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is it if you are looking for something different and unusual. The room we had was like a museum.. So much history! Didn't see any of the ghosts that supposedly pop up now and then but still had a wonderful stay. Bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever slept in! The staff was so amazing and helpful!...

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! Although we haven't run into many ghosts lately, our living guests have told us that they really appreciate feeling like a local in New Orleans when they stay with us. Looking forward to seeing you soon for another visit....

Reviewed 27 January 2016

This was a great find. First, the BnB helps arrange transportation to and from the airport and our driver, Stanley, was simply amazing. Helpful, genuine and efficient. Just a nice person all around. The actually BnB is in a perfect location, a bit removed from the the French Quarter but accessible and walk-able to everything. It is a beautiful older...

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! You have captured perfectly exactly what we try to provide for each of our guests--a warm, comfortable, home away from home. We look forward to seeing you again soon.....

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We took a short trip to NOLA over a long weekend before Mardi Gras. Airfare was low so we spent a bit on an authentic B&B. First, a caution, if you are relying on their car service to pick you up, have a backup plan. We followed Mary's (the proprietor) instructions and texted the car service upon touchdown. He indicated...

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

It was interesting to receive your comments about your recent visit to New Orleans. We are appreciative that you chose to celebrate your special occasion with us and wish you luck in your future travels.

Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Like you are doing now, I checked with trip advisor prior to making a booking and although I read some poor reviews most seemed good. I had booked in for a 3 day visit in the balcony room and was initially attracted by the "old world" charm, how wrong was I, to start with the neighbourhood it's in is a...

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Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. After we read your review, we realized that sometimes certain people and places are just not a good match. Clearly this was the situation for you--despite our best efforts to accommodate you. We wish you the best in your future travels. *Note: We encourage our potential guest to read other reviews on...

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 70116-1912
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Price Range: $112 - $206 (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
Courtyard New Orleans
New Orleans Courtyard
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