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Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast

4125 Saint Charles Ave , New Orleans, LA 70115 USA (Show map)
4.9
283 Reviews
$99 - $299
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A New Orleans bed and breakfast, the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast was completed in 1891 as a private residence for wealthy merchant Henry Picard and family.Designed by renowned architect, Thomas Sully, the Inn features thirteen foot ceilings, hardwood floors, original fireplaces and period and eclectic furnishings throughout. Visitors will admire the many architectural features found in this unique Queen Anne style mansion on the historic Saint Charles Ave streetcar line in the quaint Uptown neighborhood. Your live-in Innkeepers, Joe and Bebe invite you to enjoy the turn-of-the-century charm of their home at the edge of the Garden District during your stay in one of America's most historic cities. Don't just visit New Orleans,live it!

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

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Perfect Hospitality

5 on January 22, 2015

My wife and I stayed for an extra-long weekend at the Avenue Inn recently for our 30th Wedding Anniversary. The stay was absolutely fantastic! Joe was very welcoming on our arrival. He gave us lots of great information that made our visit to New Orleans so much more special. It really felt like we were staying with family or friends. We took advantage of the ample and safe free parking and used the streetcar that runs right outside the door for our daily, and evening, outings. The abundant and wonderfully fresh continental breakfast was perfect and allowed us a chance to eat even though we had a packed schedule every day. The quick snacks available during the day were spot on! We had a very nice room on the third floor. Of course the walk up to the third floor was a bit of a hike, but not a problem. The entire staff was very nice and we are already trying to figure out when we can return.


Amazing Anniversary Weekend

5 on January 13, 2015

Avenue was recommended by a family member, and I am so thankful we decided to stay there instead of one of the countless other B&Bs in New Orleans! The room was HUGE and beautifully furnished. Upon check-in, Joe provided us freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and gave us a tour of the house. Joe was super nice, and answered every question we had, as this was our first trip to NOLA. I loved it's central location and the ability to hop right on the street car outside. We will definitely be back and will highly recommend Avenue to all of our friends!


Warm and Welcoming

4.6 on January 11, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here for 2 nights, Lovely mansion, warm greeting. Made to feel right at home. Streetcar stop out front so very convient for seeing the sights. Host and staff very friendly and helpful. btw Joe, I like your humor..keep it up. Rooms are large, comfortable and clean. In the Garden district so great for shopping, sightseeing and food!


Gorgeous Getaway

5 on November 10, 2014

Me and my friend were in New Orleans for the National Association of Realtors convention. Joe and Bebe made sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed to have an enjoyable and successful convention. Transportation was a breeze and there is a great place right down the block with awesome pomegranate mojitos! The house is gorgeous and clean and the beds slept very well. I will definitely make another trip to The Avenue Inn Bed & Breakfast!


Beautiful way to experience New Orleans

5 on October 27, 2014

This was an absolutely ideal location and Joe and Bebe make it feel like home. It is so very comfortable and peaceful and just a short street car ride to most of the places we wished to visit. We ate breakfast each morning on the front porch and enjoyed the wonderful atmosphere of St. Charles Ave. Joe was a great host and gave us first rate advice on the tourist scenes and restaurants and how to best enjoy the WWII Museum. I recommend the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast to anyone wishing to see and experience New Orleans.


Beautiful Inn!

4.4 on October 16, 2014

The Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast is not only charming but in a wonderful location. The trolley is directly across the street making it very convenient for those going to the French Quarter. The hosts Joe and Bebe and their lovely housekeeper could not be more knowledgeable and accommodating. The room was lovely and quiet and the front porch was a wonderful place to have coffee in the morning as well as a place to unwind after a hectic day. The complimentary breakfast was more that adequate with a variety of breads, pastries, cereal, coffee, tea etc. We look forward to returning in the future.


Excellent Experience

3.4 on October 15, 2014

Stayed for four nights and would definitely return in the future. Great location. Easy in/out of the city yet far enough away for peace and relaxation. Street car literally steps away. Joe & Bebe very gracious hosts and take really good care of you.


Wonderful value and great location!

5 on October 06, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Room was spacious and bed was very comfortable. Very quite and serene surroundings and especially enjoyed sitting outside enjoying a delicious continental breakfast. Joe, our host, was very helpful in directing us to great restaurants and even locating a church within walking distance. This is a wonderful place located in the Garden District. Great value!


Awesome stay at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast

5 on September 23, 2014

We stood at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast for our anniversary. The owners, Bebe and Joe, helped make our visit to the city all that we hoped it would be. Located in the quieter Garden District, the home is gorgeous. Beautifully furnished, comfortable and super clean - I felt as at ease as if staying with family or close friends. Bebe and Joe are awesome hosts! Their knowledge of New Orleans is unparalleled. They can answer questions, make recommendations and arrangements, or just chat with you about all that the city has to offer, both the typical and the offbeat. There is plenty to do and see within walking distance of the inn. With a streetcar stop right in front of the house, you can get anywhere else in the city with ease - it's just a short ride to the French Quarter, museums, and shopping. Transit passes cost only $3/day, are purchased on the streetcar, and are good for all streetcars and buses. It gets no more convenient than that! The neighborhood is quiet and safe. We slept peacefully each night in our air-conditioned room (individual thermostats!) with no noise intruding from outside. Evening walks are beautiful and relaxing, allowing you to see the fine architecture in the area. Or, you can sit on the front porch or patio and just watch the world go by. Breakfast each morning on the patio is a great way to start the day. The coffee is great and always fresh. The pastries are the best I've had, this side of Paris. Words cannot describe them. New Orleans food is amazing! Everywhere we ate was fantastic and there are great places to dine right near the inn. We drove to New Orleans and there is private, off-street parking behind the house. No worries about where to put your car or whether it will be secure. The complementary bottled water and snacks were also most appreciated at the end of a long day. Thank you, Bebe and Joe, for sharing your home with us! We look forward to our next trip to New Orleans and certainly know where we'll be staying!


Awesome B&B

5 on August 20, 2014

As international students we needed a central B&B in New Orleans for the first few nights. The Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast is very clean, has good AC (important in the hot summer months) and the breakfast is really tasty. The point I liked the most was the kindness and helpfullness of the 2 owners. Whatever you need, they will fix it! I can just recommend the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast, it is the best choice in New Orleans - even the StreetCat stops in front of the house, so you can get to important places quite easily.


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Rooms & Rates

Boutique Queen

Comfortable rooms similar to a small hotel accommodation. High ceilings, most with hardwood floors, period or family furniture and appointments. All with writing desk, A/C, phone, data port, cable TV, private bath and Continental breakfast incl. Wireless internet is available in hot spot areas through-out the property. Non-smoking only!

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

Deluxe Queen

Large rooms with historic features like original fireplaces, cove ceilings and/or other decorative appointments;four poster beds, brass fans and period furniture. Enjoy turn-of-the-century charm without sacrificing modern conveniences. All with A/C, phone, data port, cable TV, private bath and Continental breakfast incl. Wireless internet is available in hot spot areas through-out the property. Non-smoking!

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

Deluxe King

Grand rooms with four poster beds, high ceilings, hardwood floors and period furniture. Experience a touch of turn-of-the-century living while you enjoy all the Crescent city has to offer today. All with A/C, phone, data port, cable TV, private bath and Continental breakfast incl. Wireless internet is available in hot spot areas through-out the property. Non-smoking rooms!

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

Double Double

Spacious rooms similar to a small hotel accommodation, with two full size beds, high ceilings and hardwood floors. All Double rooms can accommodate up to four persons. $15 additional per person over two. All with A/C, phone, data port, cable TV, private bath and Continental breakfast incl. Wireless internet is available in hot spot areas through-out the property. Non-smoking!

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

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Location

Location Type

6 Blocks to Magazine St., 10 Minutes to French Quarter via Streetcar, One Mile to Tulane & Loyola, One Mile to Audubon Park & Zoo, 4 Blocks to the Garden District, Saint Charles Ave Uptown, City

Airport

New Orleans, LA (MSY) 14 miles

Directions to property:

From I-10 (east or west)look for exit 234A to Business 90 (Westbank Expressway). Exit Carondelet/Saint Charles Ave off ramp. Go one block to Saint Charles Ave and turn right. Proceed approx. 20 blocks (1.9miles) to 4125 Saint Charles Ave. We are on the right hand side of the street, just before New Orleans Hamburger and Seafood Restaurant.

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, World War II Museum, Insectarium, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Secretarial services, Wedding Facilities , Concierge Service-Restaurants, Attractions, Tours, Free Off-Street Parking, 24/7 Snack Tower-Munchies, Fruit & Bottled Water, Wedding and Vow Renewal, Print Boarding Passes

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Antique Shopping, French Quarter, Garden District, Audubon Zoo, Museums/Warehouse District, Mardi Gras, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited May not be suitable for very young children
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: There may be a week-end and special event requirement
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card guarantee one night's deposit.
  • Cancellations: 14 days prior to arrival except for special events(60 days). One night's deposit lost within 14 days unless we can resell the room. A $20 administrative fee will be applied for any reservation cancelled after the booking is processed. Early departure fee of one night will apply and full balance penalties may apply during special events, holidays,etc.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Joe and Bebe Rabhan

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Joe is a performing magician and active member of two national magic organizations. Bebe loves to decorate and volunteer for community service. Both enjoy entertaining and dining out.

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 7:30-10:00am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

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Deals

Hot Deal

Winter Stress Relief

Regular Rate: $149 now $99 (34% Savings:)

Time to take a break from the winter cold and enjoy a few relaxing days in our historic home. A quaint queen accommodation includes voice mail, cable TV, individual heat control, wireless internet access, continental breakfast and free parking. We are only minutes to the French Quarter via the streetcar that stops in front of the mansion. Call now for details and mention Hot Deals first. Offer subject to availability and some restrictions apply. Weekends slightly higher. Welcome gift on arrival for B&B guests.

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4125 Saint Charles Ave , New Orleans, LA 70115 USA (Show map)

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