New Orleans Innkeepers
Though fewer New Orleans innkeepers survived the Great Recession and Hurricane Katrina, the two remaining innkeepers have magnetic personality. If you favor boutique lodgings, consider them.
DESCRIPTION: Don Hubbard presents a fabulous Greek Revival house filled with intergenerational wonders and Victorian antiques; beyond the wrought iron gates, the home flaunts a four-column ivory portico preceding seven-foot windows and balconies that overlook the Avenue; magnificent foyer and spiraling staircase, private quarters reveal king-size legacies of perfection, imperial mahogany beds and regal armoires with matching chaise lounges compliment hardwood floors blanketed by oriental rugs; marble whirlpool, carriage house, living and dining areas, fully-furnished kitchen, washer and dryer and 2 1/2 baths are featured as well.
BREAKFAST: Deluxe Continental
PRICING: $150-$350 per night, two nights minimum
ADDRESS: 3535 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA MAP
PARKING: on premises
TRANSIT: St. Charles Streetcar
La Belle Galerie & Inn
DESCRIPTION: What a treat. Enjoy an Afrocentric art gallery and two bedroom Bed & Breakfast in one. One room is decidedly Moorish and the other is a colorfully eclectic blend of colors and styles.
PRICING: call for rates
DAYS & HOURS: Gallery Mon-Sat 10a-5p, Sun 11a-5p
ADDRESS: 1737 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA MAP
PARKING: on street
WEBSITE: http://www.labellegallery.com (coming)