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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Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining5.0

Laissez les bons temps rouler

5 on October 05, 2017

We spent a lovely four nights in June with Patrick and Karma Ashton at their Ashton's Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans, LA. First of all the home is truly beautiful! Each morning we were treated to a scrumptious and hearty breakfast. Patrick and Karma made sure that while we were there our every comfort was met. We cannot thank them enough for all of the information regarding restaurants and places to visit. I would most definitely recommend this Bed and Breakfast if you are planning a trip to New Orleans. The location is wonderful and easy to access the interstate for day trips.


Weekend at Ashton's like a second honeymoon

5 on July 12, 2017

My husband & I recently spent the weekend at Ashton's BNB for our anniversary & it was fabulous. I cant remember the last time I slept so well & every morning breakfast was just phenomenal. Great hosts & wonderful hospitality. Looking forward to a return trip someday soon


Ashton's Bed and Breakfast

5 on July 08, 2017

This was a beautiful gem of a Bed and Breakfast, offering quiet accommodations and a mouth-watering breakfast worthy of a five star hotel.


Perfect for foodies!

5 on July 04, 2017

Ashton's is a beautiful inn with very comfortable rooms and WONDERFUL breakfasts. Patrick's cooking and restaurant recommendations went a long way to making making this a truly memorable trip. If we're ever in New Orleans again, we will definitely stay here again.


Mother/daughter adventure in NOLA

5 on July 04, 2017

My daughter and I stopped in New Orleans during a two week adventure and stayed at Ashton's. It was excellent in every way - from the huge, beautifully decorated room to the gourmet meals made with our preferences - it could not have been better. Patrick went out of his way to make sure we knew what was available to do and even looked up a specific tour for our tastes. I look forward to bringing my husband back there this fall.


Superb B and B that is well worth a visit

5 on June 30, 2017

My wife and I are active duty ARMY and stayed here for two nights on a PCS move to visit family in NOLA. The Owners are amazing and accommodating for all types. He helped me park my uhaul trailer and made us a paleo sack breakfast for our early departure. We will stay here every time we need a place near New Orleans, just a great room and superb hosts. Cigars lovers, be aware that they share what's in thier humidor, and you can smoke on the front porch with friends and family. Great place!!


Great Stay

5 on June 02, 2017

We had a wonderful stay at Ashton's. The room was comfy and clean. The hosts were friendly and informative. The breakfasts were ooh so delicious. Especially the Cajun Eggs Benedict.


Another fabulous weekend!

5 on May 18, 2017

We have stayed with Ashton's multiple times, and they never disappoint! The Breakfasts are always fabulous. The rooms are so comfy. The dining advice is always on point. Patrick and Karma always go above and beyond. On this particular visit for Mother's Day weekend, they even provided a fresh cut bouquet of flowers. Always superb!


Lovely Weekend

5 on April 07, 2017

I had a wonderful weekend staying at Ashton's. My daughter got married in their back courtyard. They were fantastic at accommodating us and taking care of details. The house is beautiful, beds are comfortable and each room is unique. The breakfasts were fabulous and the rockers on the front porch made for fun and lively conversations with the entire wedding party.


perfect

5 on February 24, 2017

Absolutely a great experience. Breakfast was always incredible. Patrick was extremely gracious and knowledgeable. Plenty of snacks and beverages available. Will be back


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Rooms & Rates

#8 - "Creole Queen" [1 Queen, Large Whirlpool Tub and Walk-In Shower]

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" [1 King, Tub Only]

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE of the open floorplan bath in this room. A uniquely stylish, sunny room features large floor-to-ceiling windows that face the veranda. Room amenities include a sitting area and writing desk. 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" [1 Queen, Tub/Shower]

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" [1 King + 1 Sofa Sleeper, Walk-In Luxury Shower]

This very 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" [1 King + 1 Sofa Sleeper, Luxury Walk-In Shower]

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" [1 Queen, Whirlpool Tub/Shower]

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" [1 Queen, Whirlpool Tub/Shower]

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" [1 Queen, Large Whirlpool Tub/Shower]

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

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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.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Karma and Patrick Ashton

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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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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