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Five Continents Bed and Breakfast

1731 Esplanade Avenue , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)
4.8
93 Reviews
$130 - $350
per night

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About

1880's Greek Revival Mansion six blocks to the French Quarter on the historic Esplanade Ave. We offer two room suites and a private Cottage, each named for a different continent and decorated with art work from that continent. Our hot gourmet breakfast is a treat for the palate. 450 count 100% cotton sheets, California cotton spa towels and Eco-Friendly Aromatherapy Spa amenities complete the experience. Complimentary high-speed wireless internet access, secure off street parking and mini-fridges in each room with complimentary sodas, juice and bottled water are included.

Rooms & Rates

European Suite

The European Suite is our premier accommodation and was once the Masters Quarters of the house. The bright and airy sitting room with access to a private gallery that overlooks the historic Esplanade allows guests a private retreat to unwind after adventuring to one of our city's many historic attractions. It is appointed with a comfortable sleeper sofa that opens to a queen size bed. A pair of easy chairs , coffee table and 18th Century Trumeau mirror complete the rooms furnishings. On the walls are a collection of lithographs of the owner's travels throughout Europe. Both sitting room and the bedroom have 12-foot ceilings and retain original fireplace mantles and ceramic tile hearths. Guests are asked to use the gallery for smoking. There is a small refrigerator in the bedroom closet stocked with complimentary soda's, juice and bottled water.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Asian Suite

The Asian Suite is a tribute to the ancient kingdoms of China, Japan and Korea. The bedroom has a queen size bed covered with layers of decorator cloth, a down comforter during the winter and 400 count cotton bedding as well as an assortment of pillows to pamper you. The suite is painted in relaxing, luxurious, hues of Wedgwood blue. A collection of Oriental Art adorn the walls and Chinese Tensing carpets cover the floors.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Eurasian Suite

The Eurasian Suite consists of the Egyptian and the Middle East rooms. It offers two adjoining bedrooms with almost 600 square feet of luxurious space. The suite has access to the semi-private outdoor gallery overlooking the courtyard. Guests are asked to use the rear gallery for smoking.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

North American Cottage

In contrast to the main house, the cottage celebrates the "New World". It is furnished with classic American Shaker style furnishings and James J. Audubon lithographs adorn the walls. The queen size bed is outfitted with 400 count cotton bedding and is piled high with an assortment of pillows to pamper you. The private porch over looks the garden and beckons you to sit, relax and enjoy the atmosphere after a hard day of sightseeing in the French Quarter. The North American Cottage has Queenbed with roll-in /walk-in shower, mini-bar and microwave.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Middle Eastern Room

The Middle Eastern Room is a bright spacious room with it's own entrance from the rear gallery of the house. Richly appointed with a European Full bed and large bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Egyptian Room

The Egyptian Room is a spacious room with beautifully renovated bathroom. It has a Queen-sized bed. The room is off the main hall on the second floor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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The best B&B value in New Orleans.

4.4 on October 14, 2014

The host, Peter, was gracious, helpful, and accessible. I've stayed here before and have always been very satisfied. The location makes visiting New Orleans more manageable.


Tremendous place with such nice hosts

5 on August 27, 2014

Stayed in the cottage for two nights. So clean and cozy. The morning breakfast was so delicious. Will definitely be coming back. Such nice hospitality. Thanks guys. :)


Lucky Find

4.6 on July 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Five Continents for several nights while visiting New Orleans for Jazz Fest. It was walking distance to the fair grounds. We stayed in the cottage. The room was very spacious, more like a mini apartment. Peter was wonderfully hospitable and personable and his homemade breakfasts were delicious. A million times better than staying in a hotel.


Five Continents

5 on June 30, 2014

Wonderful stay. The house is very nice and in a good location. I would definately stay here again.


A gem near the quarter!

5 on June 27, 2014

We had a wonderful 3 night stay in the North American Cottage. It was clean, beautifully decorated, and very peaceful. We enjoyed the proximity to the French Quarter and found it easy to get around the city. The breakfast each morning is absolutely amazing and even though we did not get the chance to meet the owners (they were on vacation), we were very well treated by both David and Becky. We will recommend Five Continents B&B to all of our friends and will definitely be back!


Best accomadations ever

5 on June 16, 2014

Our stay here was one of the most memorable. The facilities were exceptionally well cared for. The staff, including Akko their dog were the most friendly and conscientious we have had on any of our trips. We would return here on any occasion for a New Orleans visit. This a high value B & B.


Amazing Weekend Get Away

5 on May 29, 2014

Immediately upon arriving Peter made my husband and I feel welcomed! The inn was beautiful our two room suite was spacious, clean and beautifully decorated. The breakfasts were amazing and prepared as requested. Peter and Walter made us feel right at home and we all had great conversations during our breakfasts with other guests. The only problem was that we had only 3 days to enjoy the accomodations and the beautiful city of New Orleans. We will be back!! Thank you for everything!


The best in New Orleans!!!!!

5 on May 12, 2014

Es war einfach perfekt. Die Zimmer das Frühstück alles!! Wenn wir wiederkommen nur hierher!


I'll be back.

5 on April 22, 2014

Great location. Great food. What more could you ask for. We will be back!!


A Gem!! We will stay again!

5 on April 21, 2014

We stayed only one night after deciding to start our vacation a day earlier than we originally planned. Our other accommodations were in the French Quarter at another B&B. The Five Continents Bed and Breakfast was beautiful! Compared to our other B&B I would rate the Five Continents much higher. We drove and they allowed us to park our car in their gated drive way FOR FREE! They served a delicious breakfast, which our other bed and breakfast did not! The location is only a short taxi ride from the French Quarter and in my option worth the cheaper nightly rate and the extras they provide.


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Location

Location Type

Six blocks from French Quarter, Walking distance to Jazz Festival, Walking distance to Aquarium of the Americas, Walking distance to French Market, Walking distance to Casino, City, Downtown

Airport

New Orleans, LA (MSY) 16 miles

Directions to property:

From the West/Airport: Follow Interstate 10 (I-10) east towards New Orleans central business district. Watch the I-10 signs as you must veer to the right to stay on I-10 about 13 miles from the airport (Xavier University will be on your right). Once in the central business district continue on I-10 east to Slidell. Take the Esplanade Avenue exit (it is the second French Quarter exit). Get into the left lane immediately after leaving the off ramp as you will need to take a left at the first intersection with a light. You are now on Esplanade Avenue. House is on the right in the second block. From the East: Follow Interstate 10 (I-10) west towards New Orleans. Take exit 236c St. Bernard Street exit stay in the right hand lane and turn left off the off ramp. At the very first stop light, turn right on Claiborne. The next stop light is Esplanade. Take a right on Esplanade. House is on the right in the second block.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Dillard University, Churchill Downs New Orleans Race Track, National World War II Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Tulane University, Xavier University, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Computer, Internet Service, Telephone , Secure High Speed Wireless Internet, Complimentary Sodas, Juice and Bottled Water

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Golfing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00pm-7pm
  • Check Out:: 12:00 (noon)
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children under 15 are not allowed.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-days on weekends, 4-5 days for Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest; 1 day on weekdays
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Deposit Amount Required: One nights room rate required as a non-refundable deposit at time of reservation. Balance due upon arrival
  • Cancellations: Written notice required 14 days prior to arrival for non-event bookings. Event bookings require written notice 30 days prior to arrival date. Guests who are cancelling will be held accountable for the entire amount unless room can be re-booked at the same rate for the same period.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Peter Neusser

Languages spoken

English, French, German

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: Usually 8:00-10:30 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Garden, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Eggs Sardou
Full gourmet breakfast, including Eggs Sardou: Poached eggs served with artichokes, spinach, ham, and hollandaise sauce on toast.


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1731 Esplanade Avenue , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)

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