Creole Inn

2471 Dauphine Street , New Orleans, 70117 USA (Show map)


Stay and live with the locals and eat and hangout at the same clubs on your way to the French Quarter. Convenient to the French Quarter, Convention Center & Superdome, Creole Inn is located in the historic artsy Faubourg Marigny only blocks from Bourbon Street. Housed in a late 19th-century, two-story Marigny double townhouse, Creole Inn has three 1-bedroom suites and two 2-bedroom suites all with private baths. There are memory foam beds and Egyption Cotton sheets for an amazing nights sleep! Feel free to bring your own beer and wine! Its garden courtyard is canopied by a giant oak and cooled by a soothing fountain. Amenities include a Cyber Parlor, cable TV/VCR, and vintage furnishings. It provides a homelike atmosphere for guests to relax after a day of sightseeing or business, and its proximity to attractions means that an automobile is not necessary for transportation. Come enjoy the village atmosphere of the worldly French Quarter and charming Marigny with a knowledgeable host. For more information consult our website or call your friendly reservation staff Kris and Jen at 504-373-1387.



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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining3.3

Great location. Great value.

4.0 on April 17, 2018

My family came to New Orleans for the Easter holiday. The Creole Inn is just a few blocks from my house and a short walk to the French Quarter, so it was perfect. The suites were just the size we needed and the price can't be beat! My family will definitely be returning! (I tried to give five stars, but it only permitted me to give four. It made me check the dining box but there was no dining option at this Inn.)

Great Stay!

3.8 on April 16, 2018

My wife and our 18 yr old granddaughters really enjoyed our 2 night stay at the Creole Inn. The accomodations were quaint, adequate and unique. No frills, but not lacking in any way. Very convenient to east end of French quarter and Frenchman St. The hostess (Marlene, I think) was sweet as pie. She met us and once we had the front door code and our room code, there was no need to do anything but come and go as we pleased. No breakfast but free coffee. Perfect! We eat the good NOLA food anyway. Free pkg on street and a spot was always available.Will definitely give it my first look when returning to NOLA.

Quiet and Quaint.

3.6 on April 04, 2018

A pleasant, no frills inn located on a safe and quiet spot in Marigny. Nothing fancy but a good value spot to spend a few nights at. Please note that there are NO onsite dining options available here. I rated it the way I did because this site would not allow me to post the review otherwise. Besides, it's New Orleans - tons of good places to eat nearby!

quaint & quirky

2.8 on February 11, 2018

As the information states, don't expect anything special except pricing! Marlene, the Hostess is very pleasant and friendly. We had the lower level bedroom which is a two bedroom affair. Flat screen TV in both rooms. Second bedroom tv took about two hours to upload or fix itself. The temperature in the rooms is based on the thermostat out in the lower living room. So the living room was a nice temperature and our room was in the mid to high 80's. Windows are screwed shut so you can't open them. We were told this is because people open them so they can smoke in the room. There is a door out the back in the second bedroom. There is a table and chairs out back which was nice. The backyard is nothing much but is spacious. The bathroom sink was slow draining. Told Marlene and she said she would take care of it. Also, the bathroom fan is on it's death march with loud noise. Decent water pressure and the shower felt good. Marlene makes morning coffee, which is pretty good. No fresh cream or milk, just powered creamer and sugar. Morning paper to be kept in the living/shared area. 12-15 minute easy walk to the all the activities of Bourbon Street and surrounds. All in all we would stay again. Would be nice to see some of the items above improved. Wouldn't take much. Really didn't like the windows being screwed shut. We like some fresh air at night and didn't want to leave the back door open. No screen door. Also, Gayle, who sends you a welcome text is available for questions or issues. Responsive. It asks for a score of on property dining, which there was non so really nothing to rate.

Our New Home Away From Home

4.6 on December 10, 2017

We loved our recent stay at the Creole Inn! Kim & Charlie are the onsite supers and they were always available to meet any needs. Kim made coffee every morning and sat with us each day to provide new and different places to go in NOLA during our stay. We stayed in the Memories room and it was a perfect fit! The only problem we had during our stay was the backdoor steps to the patio were broken on the first step. It made it difficult to step down if you have anything in your hands. Other than that little step, we loved our stay and will return soon!! Thank you Kim & Charlie for all your generosity!

Great location and lovely service

5 on September 15, 2017

Location was brilliant, walking distance to the French quarter and really good transport links. The rooms are comfortable and come with everything you need. The area feels really safe and there's loads of nice cafes nearby for breakfast. There is no onsite dining so this was not applicable but youre a ten minute walk from hundreds of bars and restaurants, they do provide tea and coffee and a microwave however. I was checked in by Kim who was really nice and helpful. Overall the Creole Inn is brilliant value and I would recommend it to anyone visiting New Orleans

Such a pleasant onsite manager--and a bargain!

3.6 on August 30, 2017

We weren't sure when we pulled up to Creole Inn. But once Kim opened the door, we were charmed. Our room was serviceable and perfectly clean and cool, well stocked and roomy enough. Coffee, mini-refrigerator, modest courtyard, a spacious reception area for such a small "inn." We will come again!

The Perfect Place!

4.0 on August 12, 2017

Great location. Plenty of on street parking. Clean rooms. Great hosts. Incredible value. We've stayed there twice, and are looking forward to our third visit to the Creole Inn!

Happy We Landed at Creole Inn

3.8 on April 24, 2017

My daughters and I recently stayed at the Creole Inn and cannot be happier that we ended up booking the Old Europe Suite. It was perfect for the three of us - rooms were clean, beds were super comfortable, bathroom was roomy and clean, the backyard patio area was lovely and Kim and Charlie could not have been more gracious. We thought we would stay in the French Quarter, but really ended up loving the Marigny. Our hosts were able to answer any question we had about dining or sightseeing (not to mention the need to stay hydrated while touring!). We will be back my beautiful NOLA and will stay here again. Thanks Kim and Charlie for guiding us when asked and for being there when needed.

Fun Stay for great price

3.6 on April 17, 2017

My husband and I and some friends used the Creole for St Patty's weekend. We got the sweetheart room which was 2 rooms adjoined by a bathroom. Kim and Charlie were very nice. This is not a 5 star hotel. We just basically wanted rooms to sleep in and wanted to use our money for our food and entertainment. That is what they provide. Clean rooms and bathroom. There were a few restaurants and bars in walking distance. Or you can walk about 5 blocks to Bourbon. Wasn't bad at all. Just don't expect the normal bed and breakfast with food and lots of extras. There was a fridge in the room. We brought drinks. They have a nice outside area you can sit and relax in the back. We will definitely stay again. Thanks for the great service!

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Rooms & Rates

Cowboy Two-Bedroom

The "Cowboy" Suite features an Art Nouveau style queen-size metal bed in the front bedroom and a full-size bed/twinbed bunk in the rear bedroom, a full private bath, vintage furnishings, and a balcony overlooking the garden with a giant, live oak and a fountain.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Old Europe Two-Bedroom

"Old EuropeTwo-Bedroom" Suite features a vintage white metal full-size bed that recalls a summer in old New Orleans. An interior hall connects to a full private bath with bathtub/shower combination. The rear bedroom offers 4 bunk beds. It is situated on the ground floor with direct access to the Cyber Parlor and Breakfast Room, and is the only room with direct access to the garden.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double


The "Plantation" Suite features a wooden four-poster queen-size bed, vintage and antique furnishings, high ceilings and hardwood floors, and private bath with shower.Windows look upon one of the most distinctive townhouses in the Marigny neighborhood.

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

Sweet Dreams Two-Bedroom

The "Sweet Dreams" Suite features a king-size bed in the front bedrooms, and a full-size vintage white-metal bed with memory foam in rear bedroom, a full private bath, and a balcony overlooking the garden with a giant, live oak.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double


Memories is a room on the upper floor features a Queen size memory foam bed and egyptian cotton sheets,high ceilings and hardwood floors, and private bath with shower. Windows look upon Dauphine St. townhouses and the New Orleans skyline.

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

Check Dates


Location Type

City, Downtown


New Orleans, LA (MSY) 15 miles

Directions to property:

A taxi from the airport is $28 for two persons and $12 for each additional person. The meter runs for four blocks after Elysian Fields Ave. to Creole Inn for a few more dollars. The taxi from the Union train station/bus depot is less than $10.

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, Ocean, Plantation tours, Historic streetcars, Swamp tours, Architecture tours, Cemetery tours, French Quarter tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Urban Inn

On-site amenities

Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, Desk, Library, Radio, Videos , Free Wi-Fi, Some balcony rooms, Garden Courtyard, Luxury Linens and memory foam beds, Free Parking, Free Computer Use

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Fishing, Horseback riding, Architecture/Art, Restaurants/Cuisine, Museums/Galleries, Boutique Shopping, Music, Ambience sightseeing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

Check Dates


  • Check In:: Flexible
  • Check Out:: Flexible-Call
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Garden or balcony only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Responsible only
  • Childcare Provided: Yes Call reservations to check for availability
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No We can make arrangements for your pet at a local pet hotel
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights,
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: $100 deposit is paid at the time of booking to confirm a reservation. Payment for the entire stay may be required for special events.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation must be made within 3 weeks of arrival or the deposit is forfeited. Forfeiture of the entire amount will result if booked during mardis gras, jazzfest, or other major events or any holidays. As we are a small guest house it may be impossible to fill cancelled reservations with short notice.



Ray and Silas

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About the innkeepers

Silas & Ray are military officers serving in the Army Reserves. They served together in Iraq Freedom and decided shortly after to go into business. Ray is a Loyola U graduate from New Orleans and Silas is a Cornell U(Ivy League) graduate from Ithaca, NY and Valley Forge Military College graduate from Valley Forge, PA. Silas is from KY and Ray is a LA native. They both have earned top medals to include the Bronze Star. Kris is the sweetest Inn Keeper and will take the best of care of Guests.

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No Breakfast

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