Lions Inn

2517 Chartres St , New Orleans, LA 70117 USA (Show map)


Perfectly located near the the French Quarter yet apart and distinct. Walk or use our bicycles in and out of town or just relax in the peaceful garden and patio with a book or use the WiFi access by the swimming pool. Complimentary Cheese and wine each evening.



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  • Guest room4.1
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining3.8

Great stay in New Orleans.

3.8 on February 01, 2016

Great location. Easy walk to the French Quarter. Room was great and property was lovely. Enjoyed our stay.

Marvelous B/B

4.8 on January 28, 2016

Wonderful time and great place to stay. Will be back as soon as possible!

Lion's Inn Review

5 on January 14, 2016

This was my third stay at the Lion's Inn, and it was absolutely wonderful! It's such a lovely place to "come home to" after visiting the liveliness of the French Quarter, very serene. I look forward to going to breakfast, I can have a much-needed cup of coffee and bagel accompanied by an easy conversation with a fellow traveler. It is apparent that the pool/hot tub/garden is tended to with care, as even in the middle of winter it is a quiet oasis. I would definitely recommend the Lion's Inn to the casual traveler, or for someone looking for the complete New Orleans experience!

A good value.

3.4 on January 14, 2016

The Lions Inn is a decent value. It isn't fancy in any way. You get a small, clean room, the pool is nice, the staff is helpful and the price is good. Breakfast is continental and the wine and cheese social every night is no frills Franzia and cheddar, but both give you a chance to meet the other guests, which was actually a highlight. The location is also a good feature. It's in a quiet neighborhood, but it's only five minutes walk from the chaos of the party zones in the Quarter. If you're looking for fancy, you may want to book somewhere else. But if you want a quiet, functional retreat for when you finally drag yourself off Bourbon Street at 3AM, and you don't want to pay an arm and a leg for crash space, this is a good choice.

good value

4.2 on January 02, 2016

friendly, great breakfast, location a plus.

wonderful location and host

2.8 on December 03, 2015

it was easy to walk to the french quarter, or the streetcar station, from Lions Inn. Ed was very accommodating when we had to make a change. the only real downside, which nobody can control, was other guests using the hot tub at 2:30 am!!

remarkable and peaceful BB

4.4 on November 19, 2015

A very nice and calm place in New orleans close Frenchmen street Lovely garden and very good welcome in a peaceful street Oliver Rouhen

a good address

3.8 on November 09, 2015

Lions Inn is well located. Rooms not too wide but this is the case in most B&B. Easy FREE parking in the street (a + in N-O). Ed is a nice person who has been precious in reserving outings. From 5 to 6 pm free wine, cheese and biscuits. Lovely garden well tended. Nice swiming pool (not heated). A good address !

Very Pleasant Stay

4.2 on November 06, 2015

Lovely host and wonderful breakfast. Stayed in sunroom which had a beautiful view of the garden, but was a little noisy when people are sitting right outside the door. Overall, charming getaway in a great location. Would definitely stay again and have recommended to friends.

New Orleans Stay

4.0 on October 25, 2015

Beautiful property, very helpful owner. We loved our stay.

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Rooms & Rates

Queen Room Private Bath

Queen bed, bath/Shower combination TV, DVD, Cable, Pet friendly, wireless Internet access, Antique decor

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Queen Room Shared Bath

Queen bed, bath/Showercombination TV, DVD, Cable, Pet friendly, wireless Internet access, Antique decor

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location Type



New Orleans, LA (MSY) 15 miles

Directions to property:

From East: Exit #237 off I10, left on Elysian fields, 1.25 miles. Right on Chartres Street, 3 blocks on Left Hand Side, 2517 Chartres Street. from West: I10 merge to I610, exit #3 turn right on Elysian Fields 1.5 miles, Left on Chartres Street, 3 blocks on Left Hand Side, 2517 Chartres Street.

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, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Piano, Secretarial services, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet , Swimming Pool /Patio Area, Bicycles

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Fishing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

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  • Check In:: 2:00PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: over weekends (2 nights) and special events (3+ nights)
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: One Night's-deposit- Room Rate
  • Cancellations: Deposit refunded less $25 if more than 30 days before arrival date. Non refundable for special events.



Ed Patin

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About the innkeepers

Traveling, languages, art, culture and theatre.

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  • Time Served: 8:00AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area