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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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!!
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.
5 on January 21, 2014
This Bed and Breakfast is first rate, clean, cozy and is a stones throw away from the French Quarter. Id stay here again in a heartbeat!
5 on January 20, 2014
Our first B&B experience has set the standard high! Clean, beautiful inn with a nice location to typical tourist attractions. Patrick was helpful with making plans for dining and attractions. I wish I didn't dive into breakfast morning so quickly so I could have posted pictures of the food and presentation. The days alternated between sweet and savory so my husband and I were both satisfied. Overall, a fantastic experience that we would highly recommend and would return to in the future.
6 Blocks to Jazz Fest, 9 Blocks to French Quarter, Esplanade Ridge, City
New Orleans, LA (MSY) 18 miles
Take the Airport Access Road to I-10 East. Follow I-10 for 11.6 miles to the ESPLANADE AVE (236A) exit. At the bottom of the Esplanade off-ramp, move to the left lane quickly. Turn LEFT at the first light, onto ESPLANADE AVE. Take Esplanade Ave four blocks. Ashton's is on the right, just after N. Johnson Street. Look for two large white houses with six columns across the front veranda. A small green and yellow sign on one of the columns says "Ashton's Mechling Bed & Breakfast"
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
Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Private Home Bed and Breakfast
Board games, Computer, Fax Machine, Library , Smoking Patio & Veranda, Off-Street Parking (Free), Complimentary Beverages & Snacks, In-Room Voice Mail, Independant Climate Control
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
Karma and Patrick Ashton
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Any special diet, with advance notice.