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Rathbone Mansions

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“miss pat”(11 reviews)
“main mansion”(10 reviews)
“pool and hot tub”(21 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
3 Star Hotel
The Rathbone Mansions are two stately antebellum mansions along Esplanade Avenue bordering the French Quarter. We offer our guests warm southern hospitality and authentic New Orleans atmosphere. The Mansion at 1244 Esplanade features a pool and hot tub, available to guests at either...
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1244 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1978
19.1 km to Louis Armstrong Intl Airport
17 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.0 km from French Quarter
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All reviewsmiss patmain mansionpool and hot tubold mansionfrench quarterlouis armstrongport of callother guestsesplanade avenuewithin walking distancethe general managerthird floorevery morningcookie cutterfew blocksfrenchman styogurt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Long way to French Quarter and in the edge of a bad area.. Be very careful walking at night. Nice rooms and Antique furniture. New management is rude! The old manager made you feel at home. The breakfast is fairly good. Only one good restaurant...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Stayed in the Louis Armstrong Suite and it was perfect for my family of four. The rooms were clean and the beds were very comfortable. I loved sitting out on the balcony in the mornings and evening just people watching. My youngest had a...More

Thank Karla R
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Not really worth the money. We stayed at Rathbone Mansions for 3 nights. Overall, our experience was rather underwhelming. It is a small hotel that promises to be cozy and charming. We were quite excited about it. However, we found the service to be subpar....More

1  Thank sanfran2018
Response from Rathbone M, General Manager at Rathbone MansionsResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear sanfran2018, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences online. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. Our main priority is to be able to offer guests a well-maintained and...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

My wife chose this cozy spot to be near but not in the French Quarter,,,a tastefully converted 19th century house with a locked gate in front that has been our homebase for 4 days now...a great continental breakfast(pastries, raisin toast, fruit, salami and cheese plate(!!!)...More

1  Thank paulpetraitis
Response from Rathbone M, General Manager at Rathbone MansionsResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences online. It means a lot to me and the staff that you took the time to give feedback! I am so happy that you enjoyed staying with us. It is lovely to hear...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Not recommended be very careful the general manager actually lied to me said 48 cancel clear on the email confirmation I let her know that is incorrect if ant changes to call or email They did not honor my cancel they withdrew my funds over...More

Thank Linda K
Response from Rathbone M, Owner at Rathbone MansionsResponded 21 May 2018

To readers of this review, We take great pride in having exemplary customer service. We love our guests, and spend an extraordinary amount of time and energy in making sure folks feel welcome here in New Orleans and have a great stay at the Rathbone....More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$97 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$97 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Pool & Beach (13)
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi
that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere
else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the
streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered
to be the very best of New Orleans culture and
tradition is, put simply, just how people go about
their daily lives in this historic part of town. As
one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods
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Response from SZQINSINCITY | Reviewed this property |
During the week there are bagels, English muffins, toast, cereals, yogurt, juice, coffee, and on the weekends a hot breakfast item is prepared as well. Enough to get you going for a day of fun exploring New Orleans.....
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Response from flash2001 | Reviewed this property |
It probably would not be a problem if you were low key about it. There is no central lobby to Rathbone Mansion. All rooms are accessible from either exterior doorways or a central upstairs hallway. I just wouldn't invite... More
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"Be sure you dont mind walking alot... It is a long way to the Quarter and French Market"
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"Louis Armstrong room has 2 bedrooms and a huge balcony. No elevator, but the stairs were fine."
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"Upstairs rooms are only accessible by stairways...being an older refurbished mansion there are no elevators."
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"Get the room with a balcony!!"
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