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Sully Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn

2631 Prytania St. , New Orleans, LA 70130 USA (Show map)

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The Sully Mansion is in the heart of the Garden District, steps to the St. Charles Streetcar and the French Quarter, four blocks to the unique shops and restaurants of Magazine Street and easy access to the WWII Museum, Universities and Audubon Park. This romantic inn built in 1890 combines the luxury of a by-gone era with modern New Orleans art and music. Feature locally sourced, homemade breakfasts, inviting porches and courtyards to relaxed and innkeepers happy to share their insiders knowledge of America's most fascinating city.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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Ideal New Orleans vacation accomodations

4.8 on April 12, 2015

Cannot have imagined better accommodations than Sully Mansion for our New Orleans vacation. It is centrally located in the beautiful Garden District among historic mansions. The French Quarter and Uptown (where Tulane is located) are each less than a 10-minute drive away. The streetcar on St. Charles and restaurants and shopping on Magazine Street are within easy walking distance. The mansion is itself is quiet and beautiful. Our room was spacious and spotless. The outdoor common areas - the huge covered front porch and the patio garden - are inviting and relaxing spots to enjoy breakfast or an end-of-the-day refreshment. Breakfasts are delicious and offer many choices, including yogurt parfaits, fresh fruit, freshly baked muffins, scones or pastries, and often an egg dish or some charcuterie. Most importantly, the hosts, Nancy and Guy, are warm and gracious. They are there when you need them and give you space when you don't. They are also spot-on with dining, music and other recommendations. We will definitely return to Sully Mansion on our next visit to New Orleans.


2nd visit as fun as the 1st!

4.6 on March 22, 2015

Sully Mansion is an excellent choice for a New Orleans visit for the following reasons: Service- Guy and Nancy are excellent hosts who will give you recommendations and accommodate your requests. Location-You are a short ride from the Quarter, just a few blocks from Magazine Street and literally just a block away from the iconic Commander's Palace restaurant. Beauty-Sully Mansion is beautiful both inside and out.If you need time to just relax, you can do much worse than sit on the front porch and enjoy the majestic trees and mansions near the house. Accommodations-The rooms are kept spotless and the beds are quite comfortable. Food-Breakfast includes a bread table, a tart, fresh fruit, breakfast bread and usually some egg dish (we also had fantastic smoked salmon one morning). I highly recommend Sully Mansion for your New Orleans stay. My wife and I will likely be back next time we visit NOLA!


Our third stay. Will be our New Orleans home from now on.

5 on March 02, 2015

After visiting New Orleans for the past 35 years and staying at numerous hotels, I have found a gem in Sully Mansion. My wife and I just completed our third stay with Guy and Nancy and now feel like friends as well as guests. They are gracious hosts, the home is well kept and in a quite residential Garden District neighborhood within a block of the trolley and within walking distance of Commanders Palace and Coquette. Though a small bistro, Coquette is consistently rated as one of the finest restaurants in N.O. and is our favorite. Nancy and Guy are very knowledgeable about the ever changing restaurant and music scene in N.O. so be sure to seek their advice. Nancy prepares a tasty breakfast on weekends and has a very substantial selection of pastry, yogurt and fruit on weekdays. There is no set time for breakfast so other guests may join or be leaving while you are at breakfast. A coffee setup is provided outside your room around seven if you wish to serve yourself coffee in your room before going downstairs for breakfast. My wife and I highly recommend Sully Mansion for your stay in New Orleans.


Passing Through

4.0 on February 18, 2015

My husband I stayed for one night at the Sully Mansion. Our reservation was at the last minute and we were greeted by very nice and helpful hosts. We stayed in the small room by choice and it meet our needs quite well. The Sully Mansion is beautiful, within walking distance of many attractions and the best part of our stay was a beautiful and peaceful evening on the Sully Mansion porch.


Sully Mansion -Lovely

5 on February 08, 2015

2 great nights at this lovely BnB. Great breakfasts, wonderful location and very welcoming hosts.


New Orleans first timers

5 on January 19, 2015

We were greeted by Nancy. She was very nice and showed us our room upstairs and asked if we had any plans. We obviously had none and she was very helpful in telling us where to go and where not to go when it came to tours, eateries, etc. She gave us a map that was a lifesaver. Breakfast was good. We were blessed with very nice guests keeping us company. However, even if guests weren't eating with us, Nancy and Guy were there to keep us company and ask what we had done and what our plans were for the day. Gracie is the house dog. She is very docile and quiet. The room we stayed in was awesome. It was the Bourbon suite. Very spacious and comfortable. I looked at some of the other rooms and they were nice too but this was the best I thought, especially since this room was on the second floor. The other large suite (not sure the name) was downstairs right by the front door so it would have been a little more in the midst of things. So luckily our room was a little more private in the sense that it was upstairs. Either way, I don't think you can go wrong by staying here. I read a lot of reviews on Yelp that said the owners were rude but I didn't see that outright. I can see how some people may feel that from them but people need to relax a bit, and I'm a huge conservative! I think people need to realize that they are in a city that is very diverse and liberal. That's a given. So accept that about New Orleans and the people that live there. Anyways, Sully's is in a perfect location. It's located in a quiet part of the Garden District which is inundated with shady trees and large historical homes. The mansion is a block away from catching the streetcars which take you directly to the French Quarter. The mansion is also conveniently a few walking blocks to Magazine Street which has numerous places to eat and shop. My wife and I give this B&B two thumbs up!


sully stay a bit sullen

3.0 on December 25, 2014

I stayed because of a review done by a Young Australian woman, it sounded very inviting. However the result was nice room, beautiful home, friendly Guy but somewhat sullen Nancy. Perhaps it was an off time for her. The location was really great close transport in a lovely area.


Anniversary Stay

5 on December 25, 2014

Great time in an awesome city. Location is great, away from the craziness of the the Quarter, and the food and service was amazing. Guy & Nancy had lots of great ideas of where to go, where to eat, and what to do. They definitely know and love their city, and love hosting their guests.


New Destination

5 on December 22, 2014

So close to us we want to sleep here every weekend. Great size room (The Bourbon), great food (croque monsieur and boudin), welcoming dog Gracie, and all the comforts of home. We loved our stay and Sully Mansion becomes our new place for retreat in New Orleans. We would love to return in the spring or early summer to sit on the porch or patio. Thanks, Nancy & Guy. What a treat! Eva Guillot & Jim Bolling


Warm, Inviting, Culinary Experience

4.6 on November 21, 2014

Thank you Nancy! My stay at Sully Mansion B&B was a memorable experience; warm, inviting, culinary experience. The room was large and beautiful, as was the inn itself. Breakfast was truly to live for. h


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Rooms & Rates

St. Charles Suite

The light and airy room is on the first floor with direct access to the wrap-around porch through floor to ceiling windows. With a king sized sleigh bed and comfortable love seats as well as a sturdy writing desk, it is the perfect room to work or play. Floor to ceiling Plantation shutters allows you to control the light from the porch. The private bathroom is newly renovated with hand crafted tiles, transom windows across the ceiling allowing plenty or light.

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $215

Nightly Rate: $190 - $215

The Bourbon Suite

This large, sumptuous room offers a deluxe retreat. Overlooking the century old oak tree this second floor room has a king bed, day bed and trundle. The size of the room can easily accommodate four persons. In addition to a sitting area, large dresser ad writing desk the Bourbon seats and writing desk. There is a separate dressing room with a separate sink as well as large bathroom bathroom with original hexagon tile, stain glass window and ceramic tub/shower combination.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $190 - $215

Nightly Rate: $190 - $215

The Royal

On the second floor, this light and airy room is perfect for families or friends traveling together who need separate beds. Two queen brass beds, decorative fireplace ,ample seating, large dressing area with exposed brick and separate bathroom from the dressing area makes this the perfect base for your visit.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $180 - $200

Nightly Rate: $180 - $200

The Prytania

This beautiful room is on the second floor can accommodate up to three people with a 4-poster queen rice carved bed and wrought iron day bed. There is a small writing desk by the window with the inn's original glass. The bathroom is large with cypress wood paneling and ample sized vanity and shower tub combination.

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

Nightly Rate: $167 - $188

Nightly Rate: $167 - $188

The Carrollton

French doors open up to this charming mid-sized room with a queen bed, wing chair, and art deco armoire. bureau. There is a large and airy newly renovated tiled bathroom with a shower and tub comsination. The bathroom has exposed brick and once was one of the home’s second floor porches.

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

Nightly Rate: $137 - $158

Nightly Rate: $137 - $158

Desire Room

The Desire is an intimate room with a white wrought iron full bed surrounded by a mural of wisteria. The private bath has the original hexagon tile a full tub with hand held shower attachment. Small but cozy room with all the amenities of our larger rooms. Perfect for the single traveller or as a second room.

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

Nightly Rate: $110 - $124

Nightly Rate: $110 - $124

The Esplanade

The Esplande has a 4-poster queen mahogany rice carved bed, a dressing bureau, armchair, and a mirrored dressing table which doubles as a desk. There is a small sitting room between the bedroom and bath which has a ceramic tub shower combination.

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

Nightly Rate: $157 - $178

Nightly Rate: $157 - $178

Tchoupitoulis

Accessed through a private entrance through the courtyard, the Tchoupitoulas has a sunny sitting room with seven foot windows a 1920's vanity an easy chair. The bedroom captures the New Orleans style in its color and feel with fourteen foot ceilings a full size bed and art deco bedroom suite and fleur de lis hand painted armoire. Enjoy a good nights sleep to the sounds of the fountain in the courtyard, it is like having your own apartment in the middle of the Garden District.

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

Nightly Rate: $158 - $137

Nightly Rate: $158 - $137

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Location

Location Type

City

Airport

New Orleans, LA (MSY) 20 miles

Directions to property:

Take 1-10 to Westbank Expressway (Business 90) and exit at St Charles Avenue. Turn right onto St. Charles and drive to the intersection of Third Street and St. Charles. Take a left onto Third Street and go one block to the stop sign. This is Prytania St., turn right and we are one block up on the right hand side at the corner of Fourth and Prytania. The large white three-story Victorian with the huge oak tree in the front.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Sports venue, Tours, University, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

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

On-site amenities

Bike rental, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Parking, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Conceirge Services

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycles, Golfing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2-5 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside on porch or in garden
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited please call for children under 10
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No You can enjoy our dog as your surrogate pet
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card information is required to reserve the room and process cancellation charges if necessary. Credit cards are charged at the time of arrival to the inn.
  • Cancellations: There is a thirty dollar ($30) cancellation charge per room for cancellations made at least 14 (fourteen) days prior to your arrival A 30 (thirty) day cancellation notice is required on multiple room or whole house bookings. A 45 (forty-five) day cancellation notice is required for special events.* In the unlikely event that you must cancel your reservation with shorter notice than specified above, or shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation. We promise to work hard to rebook your room in the event of a cancellation. If the room(s) is rebooked, a full or partial refund may be made.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Guy & Nancy Fournier

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 8-10 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Front Porch or Tropical Courtyard(weather permiting), Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian , Enjoy a private dinner developed by our world class chef. Create your menu based on local fresh seasonal ingredients prepared with a Creole flair. Rates vary based on menu selections. Call the inn or see our website for details


Details

2631 Prytania St. , New Orleans, LA 70130 USA (Show map)

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