Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast

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

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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
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Perfect New Orleans Stay!

5 on May 20, 2016

Loved this place!! It's the ideal place for an authentic experience of New Orleans...lovely home, beautifully comfortable room, awesome porch and it is super easy to get anywhere - street car right out front but also easy to walk so many places! Joe and BeBe are fantastic and knowledgeable too! Can't wait to return.

Great time in New Orleans

5 on April 17, 2016

Had a wonderful stay in New Orleans at the Avenue Inn B&B, Joe and Bebe are wonderful Innkeepers and this lovely home! I have been to N.O. many times and really enjoyed the quiet stress free feel of this location. Would stay again and again at this Inn.

Great Visit to NOLA!

5 on April 08, 2016

Terrific facility. Very helpful host and hostess with recommendations and reservations. This was a repeat visit.

Great first trip to NOLA!

5 on March 28, 2016

Best choice for a family stay! Our hosts, Joe and Bebe treated us like family! Wonderful room, lots of choices for breakfast including homemade goodies! Joe's recommendations for the city were perfect! We hope to come back very soon!

Another Great Stay!

5 on March 26, 2016

The B&B is beautiful and the service is always excellent. My husband and I stay here at least twice a year and love the location and the hospitality provided by Joe and Bebe. They always go above and beyond to make sure we have an enjoyable stay. They also have the best dining suggestions.

Mardi Gras stay

5 on February 13, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. Rooms were beautiful. Location is so convenient for the streetcar. Food was plentiful and delicious. Joe and Bebe were extremely helpful with recommendations and advice for seeing NOLA. The advantage of being able to view the parades was very nice.

New Year in New Orleans

5 on February 13, 2016

Thanks to our hosts for the very warm welcome and the great help to enjoy our stay in New Orleans with good advices. The B&B is very well situated in a quiet area close to the city center and the house is wonderful with a great interior design that make us feel at home. Rooms are perfect. Very pleasant stay. Thanks !

Excellent place to stay

5 on January 28, 2016

My wife, and kids, and I stayed here in January and it was the best place I have stayed before. The house was beautiful, very old fashioned on the inside, gave me exactly what I was looking for in a New Orleans exspierence. The rooms were very clean and confortable, made me feel right at home. The morning breakfast was great and fulfilling, and the entire family got enough food to last them all day great selection. The owners of place were great easy to work with, very polite, very helpful, and I would recommend this place to anyone that was wanting to visit New Orleans. It is close to everything you would want to do in New Orleans.

perfect stay in new orleans

5 on December 29, 2015

Joe and Bebe run a first class B&B. The facilities, service and hospitality were all 5 star. we stayed 4 nights over the 2015 Christmas holiday.This was our second time there. we will do it again. doug

Makes the trip complete

5 on November 24, 2015

Perfect place to stay - on the trolley line that goes to the French Quarter and places in-between. Rooms and baths are spacious and very comfortable. The variety of foods always available is perfect for breakfast and snacking. I can't say enough about the help Joe & Bebe gave to us - booking tours (tour buses pick you up), recommending restaurants, and printing boarding passes. Have stayed twice and definitely will again.

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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 Type



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

Historic Inn, Mansion

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, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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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  • 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.



Joe and Bebe Rabhan

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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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Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 7:30-10:00am
  • Serving Location: Creole Porch or Garden Patio, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

, on request substitutes for vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose intollerent and kosher