We live in the New Orleans area and sometimes spend a weekend in town at a local hotel. Recently, we stayed at Terrell House after winning two nights at a charity raffle. I recommend the B&B highly. It has a special location, just outside the French Quarter and downtown, very near the World War II museum on Magazine Street. This street is nowadays a must see for visitors, with very cool shops, restaurants, cafes and more some of which are within walking distance of this B&B. The interior of the place is spectacular, old New Orleans style with towering high ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, antiques, crystal chandeliers and all the rest. The room we stayed was extremely spacious with a large antique four-poster bed and balcony. The bathroom was quite small; obviously a converted closet, but serviceable. Breakfast was a real treat served on elegant china and crystal with amazing home-made egg and breakfast casserole dishes that were over the top. You will get a much better taste of New Orleans staying here than a monster chain-hotel on Canal Street if you can book a reservation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Terrell House is a New Orleans Bed and Breakfast with southern charm and graciousness in the heart of old New Orleans. Built in 1857 for Richard Terrell, a wealthy cotton broker originally from Natchez, Mississippi, the Terrell House is a grand three story Italianate stucco-over-brick mansion. The main house features porches, galleries, and balconies framed in ornate cast iron and a brick New Orleans courtyard complete with several fountains and lush vegetation. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Terrell House Hotel New Orleans
- Terrell House b&b