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HH Whitney House on the Historic Esplanade

1923 Esplanade , New Orleans, LA 70116-1706 USA (Show map)
4.6
71 Reviews
$110 - $260
per night

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About

The HH Whitney House offers an elegant, yet relaxing atmosphere that will make your vacation, business trip or special occasion a memorable one. Even before you walk through the front door, your hosts Glen and Randy make you feel right at home. Whether you're seeking a quiet and intimate weekend getaway or lots of personal attention for an action-packed excursion, your hosts are in tune with your needs and make it their business to pamper you. Experience Southern Hospitality and Old World Charm in this circa 1865 Italianate Beauty, which features antique furnishings, vintage 1912 upright piano, original plaster rosettes and archways, eleven fireplaces, cypress millwork, balconies, tropical garden with swimming pool, spa (hot tub), and fish ponds. Free off-street parking is available by request.

Rooms & Rates

Family Quarters

The home's original Family's Quarters is a three bedroom, two bath suite which consists of the Solarium Suite, Bride's and Groom's rooms. Each bath features an antique claw-foot bath tub with brass accents and shower. The front gallery overlooking the avenue as well as two smaller balconies are included in the package.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 3 Queen

Nightly Rate: $336-$585

Solarium Suite

The Solarium Suite offers luxury accommodations for an intimate stay for two or can be combined with the Brides and Grooms rooms for group or family vacations that sleep up to six. Wrap yourself in an overstuffed leather chair and ottoman with your favorite book, sip a cocktail or swing on the front gallery as you take in the oak-lined Esplanade below, soak in the antique claw-foot tub, or nestle in the cozy antiqued-white metal bed in the Solarium alcove. The suite features a traditional leather sofa, upholstered wingback recliner, digital satellite television, VCR and elegant private bath complete with crystal chandelier.

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

Nightly Rate: $148-$260

Bride's Room

The Bride's Room features a queen-sized black iron bed with tester rails draped with lace sheers and boughs of flowers. The room has access to a small balcony which overlooks the carriageway. Guests may use either the bath located next to the Solarium parlor (if rented with the Solarium) or the hall bath next to the Groom's Room. This room is connected to the Groom's Room and Solarium parlor by virtue of pocket doors.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $88-$150

Groom's Room

The Groom's Room features a queen-sized bed which was handcrafted from two original Cypress doors that once connected this room directly to the rear wing. This room carries a masculine theme with decor including weapons dating from the Civil War. Guests use the hall bath located just a few steps away at the top of the front staircase. The room has two windows with a view over the carriageway. This room is connected with the Bride's Room by virtue of a pocket door.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $100-$175

Scarlett O'Hara Room

The Scarlett O'Hara Room is decorated with Gone with the Wind memorabilia and includes a queen-sized rice bed (not pictured-bed in photo has been upgraded) and three windows which look out over the rear and side gardens. The room is located in the rear wing at the top of the rear staircase. Guests have private use of the lower level bath which features an antique clawfoot tub with shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $100-$175

Garden Suite

Formerly known as our Honeymoon Suite or Servants' Quarters, this recently renovated suite features an exposed brick fireplace in the center of the room which separates the sleeping area from the bath/dressing area. The private in-room bath features an over-sized glass-block enclosure with dual shower heads. The room includes a queen-sized pine bed and satelite flat-panel LCD TV with DVD player. When you're not basking in the room's ambiance, enjoy the view of the lush tropical garden and pool below your very own private balcony.

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

Nightly Rate: $148-$260

Best Room Upon Check-In

This "Best Available Room" special offer is only available to BedandBreakfast.com customers. Other rooms may be available. For specific room availability and rates, please call 1-800-924-9448 or visit our website at www.hhwhitneyhouse.com. With this offer, you pay the specified rate and upon check-in we’ll give you a free upgrade to the “Best Available Room” in the house. This special rate includes taxes as well as breakfast for single or double occupancy.

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

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.5

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Great Stay at HH Whitney House

5 on July 02, 2014

The house is fantastic and well decorated. We stayed in the Solarium Suite with attached Bride's Room. Perfect for two close couples or friends. Glen cooked a wonderful "New Orleans" breakfast. Don't miss that!


New Orleans old time style

4.6 on June 02, 2014

We loved staying at HH Whitney House. Our Innkeeper Glenn, and his partner Randall were very accommodating. The home was beautiful, and warm feeling. We stayed in the Solarium Suite and the Bride's Room, which are joined as one suite with a parlor, one bath and two bedrooms. So very comfortable and lovely. Breakfast was always delicious, and thankfully, well balanced, well proportioned meals. The neighborhood is quiet, and the bus that runs up to City Park and down to the edge of the French Quarter (and beyond) is just a block away. There is also a locally owned mini-mart across the street, it doesn't look like much from the outside, but they have just about anything you need.


Perfect stay

5 on April 27, 2014

as a last second thing my friends and I booked this place for WrestleMania in New Orleans. It was by far the best value around. We were able to get 2 rooms on our own floor for a fraction of what we would have paid for that at any hotel. The management was amazing and made perfect recommendations. We would go back.


great time!

4.6 on April 23, 2014

We were there for the Crescent City Classic. It seemed like one large party of friends. Everyone was included.


Friendly and fun!

5 on April 17, 2014

House is in a great location and Glen is so helpful in his recommendations. Hot tub was wonderful! Everything was comfortable and there was plenty of parking. We had a great time!


Whitney wonderful

5 on April 17, 2014

Gorgeous 2nd floor room with private gallery & swing where I spend mornings drinking coffee & watching the world parade by! Beautiful garden & pool in back. can't beat location: quick walk to quarter & nice walk to city park. Many delightful restaurants on esplanade. Perfection!


Warm and Lovely...

4.8 on April 11, 2014

This place is comfortable and hospitable. I would not hesitate to recommend it to friends and family.


Feeling Very Much at Home

4.4 on April 09, 2014

The H. H. Whitney House is in an excellent location, easy walking distance to the French Quarter and on a bus line. Even before we arrived, we felt well cared for, thanks to the detailed and accurate driving instructions to the B&B. We arrived early, but Glen was very hospitable and then and throughout our stay made us feel very welcome and at home. He's also a great font of knowledge about things to do in New Orleans and the surrounding area and how to get there. Our breakfasts were excellent and kept us well fed most of the day. We definitely would stay at the Whitney House if we visit New Orleans again.


Great experience

4.8 on April 01, 2014

I have been to New Orleans many times and can tell you that the HH Whitney B&B is truly an authentic B&B in New Orleans. Today so many B&B's have shortened the list of ammenities, HH Whitney has not done this. They exceed the experience in respect to a unique breakfast and endless amount of travel tips.. The location is the best. Can bike or hop a bus to city park. City park is a wonderful place to explore with regard to the grounds as well as the New Orleans Art museum. Can walk to the French quarter or the Marighney. Can access the street cars. And if you prefer not to walk, can take a taxi to one of these venues. The host, Glen is a native, a real plus in New Orleans. I would highly recommend HH Whitney. .Kathy. Central Louisiana


What a Week!

4.2 on March 12, 2014

I was in NOLA 1 week prior to Mardi Gras, and had the chance to saty at this lovely B&B. The owners, Glen and Randy are awesome - they made us feel at home if the first five minutes. Great place to saty to enjoy the local culture, but still close to the French Quarter. I will definitely go back again.


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Location

Location Type

near French Quarter & City Park, City, Downtown

Airport

New Orleans, LA (MSY) 20 miles

Directions to property:

From the West (Airport via Kenner and Metairie) When leaving the airport, follow the signs to the Airport Access Road and Interstate 10. Pay close attention because you may have to cross over several lanes of traffic in a short space to take the proper exit. At the end of the access road, stay in your left lane and take the up-ramp to I-10 East. Follow the directions labeled 'From the West (via Kenner and Metairie)' below: . . .

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, French Quarter, Superdome, Sports Events, City Park, Fairgrounds Race Track, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

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

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, In-room internet, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Tropical Garden and Courtyard, Swimming Pool with Hot Tub, In-room safes

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: by appointment
  • Check Out:: 11:30am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: must be pre-approved on a case by case basis
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-3 night minimum stays most weekends; 4-5 nights for special events
  • Deposit Amount Required: A reservation deposit equal to half of the total room charge must be paid when making the reservation. Innkeeper may require full payment 30 days in advance of arrival.
  • Cancellations: In the event of a cancellation by guest, a gift certificate may be issued in the amount of any and all payments made. No cash or credit refunds will be issued unless the room(s) cancelled can be rebooked at the same terms. A $50 cancellation fee may apply. 
Guest agrees to be responsible for charges for all nights outlined in this reservation.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Glen Miller and Randall Saizan

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

Glen is a former computer systems analyst who now enjoys running the B and B full-time. Randy is employed as a sales representive for several health insurance providers, but he is often found in the kitchen preparing special goodies for our guests. Glen and Randy invite you to experience the old world charm and southern hospitality that is abundant at the HH Whitney House.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Details

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1923 Esplanade , New Orleans, LA 70116-1706 USA (Show map)

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