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Dauphine House

1830 Dauphine Street , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)
12 Reviews
$75 - $149
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Built in 1860, Dauphine House is located just two blocks from the French Quarter in a quiet neighborhood, near Bourbon Street and Esplanade Avenue. Each room has a private bath, queen bed, free wifi and many other amenities. The seasonal rate, September to May, is $125 per night, including all taxes, and a continental breakfast. The discounted summer rate for June, July, August is $75 per night, except Labor Day/Southern Decadence and 4th of July which are $125/nt. Holidays and festivals are $149 per night. AVAILABILITY NOT POSTED ONLINE. PLEASE CALL(504-940-0943) OR EMAIL (info@dauphinehouse) FOR AVAILABILITY. Consider this charming bed and breakfast, with its hardwood floors and 12-foot ceilings, your home away from home as you explore the historic and romantic French Quarter. Guests can easily walk to all of our world-renowned restaurants and entertainment. Your hostess lives on site, and is always happy to recommend restaurants, tours, music clubs, and more.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness5
  • Dining4.3

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Great time

4.6 on September 17, 2012

Me and my wife stayed there August 2012, we had such a great time, Karen was very nice, the room was nice, and she always had fresh muffins in our rooms. There were many great places to eat near Dauphine house. I cant wait to stay there again.

Sincere Hospitality

5 on September 07, 2012

Everything on the website proves true once you arrive at Dauphine House. The home is beautiful and on a quiet street. The neighbors are very warm and kind. Karen, the owner, is wonderful and so welcoming. She even checked in on us the evening before our arrival just to wish us a safe trip and let us know she'd be there to greet us when we arrived (we drove 24 hours straight), even offering to make dinner reservations for us. The rooms are decorated beautifully, very clean and comfortable. Bed was perfect, plenty of pillows and soft, clean linens. A/C worked great! The room was cleaned everyday, and the breakfast basket restocked with fresh baked pastries, muffins, and fruit. Karen gave us so many ideas for dining, music, tours, and local hotspots. You'll never get this kind of hospitality anywhere else. We will definitely be going back.

Great experience!!!!

4.8 on October 10, 2011

Amazing!!! The Dauphine House is close to the airport and downtoen New Orleans. We felt secure; Karen our host really mad us feel at home, our accommodations were beautifully decorated. Continental breakfast eash day and fresh lines. Maps of the city, intresting places, nice places to eat and place to stay away. This was our first experience, at a bed and breakfast let me tell you it was quiet, safe, clean, pleasant and reasonably priced accommodations I strongly recommend The Dauphine House. Sandra & Ben

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4.8 on August 02, 2011

I must say that my husband and I were very impressed w/the room (Igenue), it looked just like the picture on-line! The bathroom was as large as the bedroom; the muffins were in abundance and the fridge had fresh OJ. Karen was a great host, providing maps for the local attractions. We will always make this our home away from home when we are in New Orleans. Thxs Karen for ALL that you did to make our stay memorable. Fred & Donna Myles (Charlotte, NC)

Dauphine House

5 on March 25, 2011

This B&B is the best. We would not stay at any other. Karen was so helpful, and she really makes you feel like family. The rooms clean and have everything you would need for your stay. We will be back.

Excellent! Thanks!

5 on June 29, 2010

Recently stayed here for a weekend in the French Quarter. This place was amazing, the owner is also a tour guide and her recommendations ended being the best places we visited. Location, value, atmosphere - everything about this place was outstanding. Thanks!

a fan

4.8 on October 22, 2009

I come to New Orleans a lot. And stayed in many B&B's. This by far is one of the best!!

A lovely inn in a quiet corner of town!

4.2 on April 13, 2009

This is the place to stay if you love the NOLA scene but want to have a quiet, peaceful B&B to come 'home' to at the end of the day. Innkeeper Karen was really helpful in pointing out a great nearby coffee place and local breakfast joint. She also made me feel like I was an old friend in town for a visit. What a great experience!

Wonderful Inn and Keeper

4.8 on December 16, 2008

Stayed here during Jazz Fest in 2007. Very convienent location, great rooms, plenty to eat for breakfast and the Inn Keeper was as good as they come.

Almost feels like your visiting family

5 on February 11, 2008

I spent the weekend after Mardi Gras at the Dauphine house. Karen the owner greets you with warmth, care, and open arms. The rooms are very nice, Southern charm, and Karen has pretty much everything you need in there. It's a great price and a great place to stay if you would like a peaceful and enjoyable trip. It's in a wonderful location..2 blocks from Bourben. HIGHLY recommend.

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Rooms & Rates


This cozy room has a queen bed, and a large private bath with tub and shower. It also has microwave, cable TV, phone, coffee maker, and free WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $75 - $149


This room has a private bath with shower, queen bed, small refrigerator, microwave, cable TV, phone, coffee maker, and free wifi.

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

Nightly Rate: $75 - $149

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Location Type

City, Downtown


New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, River boat cruises, World War II Museum, Carriage rides, Streetcars, Superdome, IMAX Theatre, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Washer/dryer , Each room has Private Bath, Queen bed, and more.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: Flexible
  • Check Out:: Flexible
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only in the courtyard only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Please call for minimum stay requirements.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One-night's deposit. Non-event nights: total balance due 14 days prior to arrival. Special Events and Holidays: total balance due 30 days prior to event.
  • Cancellations: 30-day notice for all holidays, festivals and special events. 14-day notice for non-event reservations. If less notice is given and the room is re-booked, a refund will gladly be issued.



Karen Jeffries

Languages spoken

Limited Spanish, Limited French, Limited Italian, English

About the innkeepers

Your hostess moved to New Orleans from Phoenix in 1993, and purchased Dauphine House in 1996. She is a licensed tour guide, an art and theater enthusiast, and a collector of ghost stories.

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1830 Dauphine Street , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)

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