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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, sheltered under ancient oaks. The home has been lovingly restored with attention to historic preservation, while providing modern conveniences for guests.
Lots of light, features a King bed, and a unique "European style" open bathroom with antique claw-foot tub (no stand-up shower).
This less formal room features a Queen bed and sitting area. Private bathroom features a standard-size tub/shower.
Very large elegant suite, perfect for special occasions. King sized four-poster rice bed, sleeper sofa, writing desk, and two Queen Ann chairs. Bathroom, and features a very large antique claw foot tub and shower.
Features two matching four-poster beds, one full and one queen. Also included is an antique vanity dresser, two armoires, and two comfortable gentleman's chairs and a modern private bath with shower.
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.
5 on January 19, 2014
My husband and I had never been to New Orleans before. We looked on line to find a bed and breakfast that we thought we might enjoy and we chose Ashton's. Our stay was wonderful! Patrick was such a great host. He helped us with reservations and choosing tours. The breakfasts were delicious. Everything about this bed and breakfast was first class. The amenities were wonderful and the bed and sheets were so comfortable. If we go back to New Orleans we will be sure to stay here again.
5 on September 10, 2013
Just leaving from a great four days with Patrick, Karma, and Richard at Ashton's. Often when traveling the accommodations aren't quite the same as what you expected. ..at Ashton's they are even better! From the amazing breakfasts and rooms to sitting on the porch and talking New Orleans and sports with Patrick. ..great all around. Thanks for all the extras and for making our time in your city so special. We look forward to coming back and introducing more friends to Ashton's...we'll keep the Creole Room for ourselves!
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.