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Ashton's Bed and Breakfast

2023 Esplanade Avenue , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)
62 Reviews
$159 - $269
per night

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Just nine blocks from the world-famous French Quarter, this stunning Greek Revival 1860's mansion is located on historic Esplanade Avenue. The home has been lovingly restored with attention to historic preservation, while providing modern conveniences for guests.




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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining5.0

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Truly a hidden gem of New Orleans B&B's

5 on December 16, 2014

One of the best B&B experiences we have ever had. The building itself is impeccably decorated yet all of the rooms have the best of modern conveniences. But it is the service that makes this place stand out. When the owners ran into a situation where all of their visitors had issues hailing cabs, the Ashton's graciously volunteered to transport us all in all their private vehicles. It's that spirit of going "above & beyond" that has us anticipating our next visit.

A great B&B in a great place to visit!

4.0 on November 19, 2014

A great place to stay that starts you off with an amazing breakfast each morning.

Wonderful Southern Charm

5 on September 10, 2014

Our weekend stay for our first anniversary was amazing. We loved the southern charm and the bananas foster waffles one morning were amazing. Ashton's is within walking distance to many tourist attractions, city park, the French quarter, etc. Karma and Patrick make you feel right at home! We'll definitely be back!

Gracious Old New Orleans at its Best

5 on August 13, 2014

What a fantastic place to stay in New Orleans. Visited recently for a short trip before I went to Lake Charles for Travel Media Showcase. As a travel writer, I have stayed in lots of great places but Ashton's ranks up near the top of my list. It is gracious old New Orleans at its best. It combines the flavor of an exclusive antebellum home that offers a feel of one of the finest neighborhoods in the Crescent City with all the modern conveniences needed to make a visitor comfortable. Can't decide if I liked the delicious breakfasts or the huge ball and claw whirlpool style tub best.

Ashton's B & B is the Best! You won't be disappoointed!!!

5 on July 09, 2014

Simply put, it was the best place I ever stayed. It was clean, comfy & the breakfast will knock your socks off!

NOLA's Best Kept Secret

5 on June 22, 2014

All of our expectations were exceeded at this little gem of a B&B! From the warm, friendliness of Patrick, the innkeeper, to the quiet quaintness of the property itself and the INCREDIBLE breakfast Patrick cooked every morning, we were delighted to have chosen Ashton's for our stay in New Orleans. The location is terrific. You're just a quick $8 cab ride to the French quarter. We will most definitely be staying at Ashton's again next time were in town.

Wonderful place to stay!

4.4 on April 29, 2014

My sister and I were in NOLA to reconnect for a sister's weekend. We specifically wanted to stay in a B&B. I found Ashton's on-line and everything about it sounded appealing. When we arrived, we were greeted by Patrick and from that very first encounter our stay at Ashton's was superb. We loved the huge room we stayed in, the food was excellent, the location on Esplanade Ave. couldn't have been better. In every way Ashton's has exceeded our expectations and made our stay in NOLA very memorable. I would absolutely recommend Ashton's to anyone visiting New Orleans!

Great Stay at Ashtons

4.0 on April 16, 2014

First time to New Orleans. Patrick was great in his advice and choices of must sees. Met some wonderful people also staying at Ashton's. Enjoyed every minute! G&P


5 on March 15, 2014

Had a great tim!! Patrik, Karma and the staff are wonderful!! Fantastic gourmet breakfast!!

The Queen of B&B's in NOLA

4.8 on March 13, 2014

Great Southern Hospitality and Fabulous Decadent Breakfasts all experienced in a lovingly maintained and beautifully decorated old mansion. Warm and extremely helpful host who gives the best advice on what to see and where to eat in NOLA. Beautifully appointed and romantic rooms with the most heavenly linens! Location is a vigorous walk to the French Quarter (much needed after one of Patrick's gourmet breakfasts) and just the right distance from the "madding crowds" of Bourbon St. One can relax in a rocking chair on the front verandah as the sun sets or listen to the birds in the morning in the backyard patio while you plan your day. Ashton's B&B has it all.

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Location Type

6 Blocks to Jazz Fest, 9 Blocks to French Quarter, Esplanade Ridge, City


New Orleans, LA (MSY) 18 miles

Directions to property:

Located on historic Esplanade Avenue, just blocks from the Vieux Carre or French Quarter.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Plantations, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Fax Machine, Library , Smoking Patio & Veranda, Off-Street Parking (Free), Complimentary Beverages & Snacks, In-Room Voice Mail, Independant Climate Control

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, In-room internet, Desk, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 2:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking is allowed ONLY on the patio and front veranda.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children under 16 must not be left unattended.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum stay on weekends. Longer minimums may apply on special events.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First Night or 25%, whichever is greater. Special events and groups reserving 50%.
  • Cancellations: Deposit (1st night or 25%) will be refunded, less a $25 processing fee, if cancellation is received at least 14 days before day of your scheduled arrival. Special Event (Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, New Years, etc) deposits are non refundable.



Karma and Patrick Ashton

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  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Any special diet, with advance notice.

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2023 Esplanade Avenue , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)

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