Ashton's Bed and Breakfast

2023 Esplanade Avenue , New Orleans, LA 70116 USA (Show map)

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Just nine blocks from the world-famous French Quarter, this stunning Greek Revival 1860's mansion is located on historic Esplanade Avenue. The home has been lovingly restored with attention to historic preservation, while providing modern conveniences for guests.

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

Ashton's B&B

4.8 on November 30, 2016

Lovely warm home with delicious served breakfast. The owners were great.


A lovely place to stay

4.8 on October 12, 2016

This is a lovely upscale B and B, with amazing breakfasts, all the tea and coffee and cookies and so on you could want, great decor, a pleasant patio and porch, and very comfortable sleeping and bathroom facilities. The Esplanade Ridge area is a great choice for a New Orleans visit, and there's ample parking and easy cabs and so on. Chatting with the Ashtons, who are know everything about the city, was one of the high points of our visit. We'll definitely stay there again.


Long Weekend in New Orleans

5 on October 08, 2016

Had a great time at Ashton's. They think of all the little details that make a stay that much more enjoyable. Fantastic food! The Ashtons were great in giving us recommendations for each day on places to dine, places to visit and how to best get around town. We will definitely be back!


Wonderful Getaway - Romantic and charming

5 on September 23, 2016

Beautiful place to stay- it's all the special little touches that add to the experience. Luxury sheets, robes, beautiful patio area, gorgeous rooms. A breakfast specially prepared that's fit for a king! The proprietors are so friendly and helpful - make your stay truly exceptional!! Patrick and Karma ' you made our stay wonderful! Shona Riordan and Tim Bloom Sept 2016


Special

5 on July 11, 2016

Ashton's Bed and Breakfast is such a beautiful place. The house is gorgeous! The rooms are beautiful and the breakfast is better than any food at a fancy restaurant. We enjoyed just sitting in the backyard with Boots, the cat, keeping us company. If you want a place that is truly an experience, then choose Ashton's Bed and Breakfast.


New Orleans B&B

4.8 on June 17, 2016

Ashton Bed and Breakfast is a lovely house run by great innkeepers. They are there to serve you. Room was comfortable with and outstanding shower. It is close to all New Orleans attractions. Secure off street parking was most appreciated. The breakfasts served were outstanding.!


Wonderful place to stay

5 on June 08, 2016

First trip to New Orleans and I think we picked the perfect place stay. It was nice to be close to everything (including public transportation) without being in the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter, etc. We stayed in the Jazz Festival room and it was great. The back patio was very relaxing too ... I am still in awe of the GIANT tree. Karma and Patrick were wonderful hosts. I thought I had missed my Bananas Foster breakfast as it had been served the morning of our arrival but luckily that group of guests were leaving so our 'new group' got to feast on them later in the week.


Amazing stay in New Orleans!

5 on January 06, 2016

Loved our first visit to New Orleans due in great part to the hospitality and beautiful accommodations at Ashton's B&B. Patrick and Karma were the ultimate hosts - amazing breakfasts and terrific dining, sight-seeing, music suggestions. So grateful to them for making it a very special week for us!


A Wonderful Getaway in New Orleans

5 on July 03, 2015

My wife and I spent our 25th Wedding Anniversary in New Orleans for the week and decided to stay in a B&B instead of a hotel for a more personal romantic experience. After extensive research on the internet and also talking with a co-worker who had stayed there in the past, we chose Ashton's B&B. This was an overall EXCELLENT decision that we made. In looking back, I also honestly feel that the best meal I had each day was the breakfast served there, it was A M A Z I N G!!! All this being said, I'm not not a big breakfast eater at all but everyone of the 4 breakfasts that I had there was wonderful. Patrick and Karma are VERY gracious hosts and very helpful as well. Patrick directed us towards some great restaurants that served great local and regional food. I would and definitely will recommend Ashton's B&B who would be traveling to New Orleans. The location is on Esplanade right off of I-10 so it is pretty well located as far as not being to far way from many things to go, see and do. After taking a stroll in the French Quarter, I am SO GLAD I did not stay down there. Very noisy and busy. Ashton's is away from all of the hustle and bustle of the Quarter, which I very much liked. They are right down the street from the city park so a visit to Morning Call is a must if you enjoy good Coffee and Beignets. 5 out of 5 in my book. If you stay here, I can promise you WON'T regret it.


I wish ......

5 on June 11, 2015

I wish I were not making this review. The reason is that I am afraid it will cause so many persons wanting to stay at Ashton's B&B that I won't be able to get a room. We frequent many B&B's during our travels, and this one was at the top of the list or very close. It was everything one could anticipate in a relaxing, friendly, atmosphere making our stay most enjoyable. A wonderful place to stay.


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Rooms & Rates

#8 - Creole Queen

A favorite of couples looking for a romantic getaway, Creole Queen is painted a dreamy red, sits secluded at the end of the second floor of the service wing, and features a marvelously luxurious bath. In fact, the bathroom is just as large as the bedroom area and offers a custom-tiled vanity, a spacious walk-in shower, and a separate corner two-person BainUltra ThermoMasseur tub. The bedroom features a beautiful queen-size sleigh bed, a small writing desk, and a built-in armoire.

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

#1 - Jackson Square

Located in the front of the house, this stylish, sunny room features large floor-to-ceiling windows once used to access the veranda. A king-size “rice” bed commands attention with its carved representations of rice plants on each of its four postes. Room amenities include a sitting area, writing desk and decorative items from the French Quarter — collected by the innkeepers. A six-foot antique claw-foot tub (with hand-held shower) and toilet are tucked behind a curtained-off corner of the room — reminiscent of the 1860’s. Maximum occupancy: 2.

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

#2 - Garden District

Painted a pretty pale blue, this soothing room features a carved, queen-size, four-poster bed and small writing desk. Two comfy chairs flank the antique mirrored bureau. The cozy bath offers a full-sized tub with shower. Maximum occupancy: 2

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

#3 - Mardi Gras

This large room is garden green with a king-size bed and a twin-size sofa bed. Gracious French doors lead to a recently renovated bathroom. Bright and spacious, this charming powder room once was the carriage entrance to the home. The new, walk-in shower features both stationary “rain” and hand-held showerheads. A writing desk and sitting area complete the room’s amenities. Handicapped accessible. Maximum occupancy: 3

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

#4 - Jazz Festival

Once half of the double parlor, this striking room offers a spectacular reproduction of a king-size Mallard Half-Tester bed. The newly renovated private bathroom features a wrought-iron vanity and mirror and a wonderful, custom-tiled shower. The innkeepers have coined the term “stand-up Jacuzzi” in honor of its two adjustable, massage-style showerheads and six body jets. This popular room also features an antique vanity dresser, armoire, writing desk, sofa bed, and wingback chairs. Maximum occupancy: 3

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

#5 - Cajun Kitchen

An original masonry cooking hearth still dominates this delightful room, which once served as the 19th century kitchen. Features include a wrought-iron queen bed, sitting area, bureau, writing desk, and a private bath with BainUltra ThermoMasseur tub/shower combination. This is the only guest room on the ground floor of the patio wing; it opens directly onto the patio. Maximum occupancy: 2

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

#6 - French Quarter

A charming second-floor room, French Quarter overlooks the patio and the ancient oak in our backyard garden. Features include a wrought-iron queen bed, sitting area, bureau, writing desk, and a private bath with BainUltra ThermoMasseur tub/shower combination. Maximum occupancy: 2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

#7 - Bourbon Street

Bourbon Street features a lovely claw-foot whirlpool tub (big enough for two!) and a large custom-made vanity in the private bath. Located on the second floor, this room’s amenities include a queen-size shaker-style bed, a writing desk, and an antique armoire. Maximum occupancy: 2

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

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Location

Location Type

6 Blocks to Jazz Fest, 9 Blocks to French Quarter, Esplanade Ridge, City

Airport

New Orleans, LA (MSY) 18 miles

Directions to property:

Located on historic Esplanade Avenue, just blocks from the Vieux Carre or French Quarter.

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

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

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Fax Machine, Library , Smoking Patio & Veranda, Off-Street Parking (Free), Complimentary Beverages & Snacks, In-Room Voice Mail, Independant Climate Control

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Desk, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking is allowed ONLY on the patio and front veranda.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children under 16 must not be left unattended.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum stay on weekends. Longer minimums may apply on special events.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First Night or 25%, whichever is greater. Special events and groups reserving 50%.
  • Cancellations: Deposit (1st night or 25%) will be refunded, less a $25 processing fee, if cancellation is received at least 14 days before day of your scheduled arrival. Special Event (Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, New Years, etc) deposits are non refundable.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Karma and Patrick Ashton

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Any special diet, with advance notice.


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