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Ashton's Bed and Breakfast

2023 Esplanade Avenue , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)
58 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, sheltered under ancient oaks. The home has been lovingly restored with attention to historic preservation, while providing modern conveniences for guests.


Rooms & Rates

#1 - Jackson Square Room

Lots of light, features a King bed, and a unique "European style" open bathroom with antique claw-foot tub (no stand-up shower).

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

#2 - Garden District Room

This less formal room features a Queen bed and sitting area. Private bathroom features a standard-size tub/shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Napoleon Suite

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.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Laneaux Suite

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.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining5.0

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58 Reviews

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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!!

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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:

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"

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

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

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: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Children under 16 must not be left unattended.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum stay on weekends. Longer minimums may apply on special events.
  • 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

Languages spoken


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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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