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Ashton's Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 139 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Atlanta
1 review
“Wonderful First Time B&B Experience”
Reviewed 14 February 2010

Patrick and Karma were Excellent Hosts. This was our first time at a B&B and it was great. We stayed two nights and they were so Friendly. We stayed in the Creole Queen #8. Wonderful room and the bed and bath were great. The decor in the Home was amazing. We were in town for Mardi Gras. Karma was in a parade and graciously gave us a few parting gifts from the Parade. I can't say enough about the breakfast. The Bananas foster over WAFFLES was magnificent. Some of the best breakfast I have had. It was a bit cold in N.O. but they gave us a protable heater just incase it was a bit cold in our rooms. We were very comfortable. They thought of everything. STAY Here if you want to be close to the Quarter and feel like you are at home. Thanks again Partick and Karma.

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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LAS VEGAS
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2010

me and my husband stayed there a week ago. The owners were very friendly, so were the guests. The place is immaculate, the food is delicious, and they really know how to take care of thier guests, offering 24 teas, coffee, snacks and bottled waters... chocolates everywhere, beautiful artwork, what mainly stood out was the 2 kitty cats roaming around outside... so sweet and gentle, the way they just sit there on the step and protect and keep a lookout. What that says to me is the owners never shew them off. The beds were amazing. we spent 2 nights there, then stayed another 2 nights at the Ritz Carlton, which I wish we would not have left Ashtons, but the ritz was prepaid. I definitely recommend this place, its beautiful and this guy cooks excellent!!

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled as a couple
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New York,NY
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2010

I just came back from a 12-day stay at Ashton's B+B. Karma and Patrick, the absolutely delightful couple running the place, made me feel welcome and comfortable. Their knowledge of the area is extensive and helped me plan my itinerary. Ashton's feels authentically New Orleanean. My room had 16 foot ceilings and was gorgeous and spotless, with a KILLER bed (with a little stepladder to get onto it) and an elaborate shower. Between the two I had to use considerable discipline to leave the place....I can highly recommend this beautifully renovated B+B.

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled solo
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San Francisco
1 review
Reviewed 1 December 2009

We had the very best time at the Ashton. We stayed over a year and half ago and had meant to write a review sooner (to be honest we have felt a bit guilty). That should tell you how great the place was that a year and half later we still feel so passionately about making sure we write a good review for them.

Every detail of the Aston is impeccable. We were in the large bedroom with a huge comfy four-poster king bed. The bed is so big you need a little stool to climb into it! The room was large with nice vaulted ceilings. I loved all the historical detailing thru out the entire B&B. Very clean and nice modern bathroom.

The very best part of the staying at the Ashton were the friendly, helpful owners. They are the epitome of wonderful southern hospitality. You could ask them anything about New Orleans and they always had the perfect recommendations. Also, they shared some interesting personal accounts of hurricane Katrina and pictures.

The breakfast at the Ashton is to die for! Absolutely, mouth-watering and the portions are huge, just make sure you save room for all the fabulous recommendations Patrick has for places to eat in the area. Patrick was the perfect host and an excellent cook. My husband still stands by his claim that his breakfast at the Ashton was an all-time favorite. I have to say we ate our way thru New Orleans and loved every second of it!

The grounds are lovely and one evening we sat outside under the huge oak tree sharing a bottle of wine. While the 2 friendly cats that reside on the grounds kept us company. The Aston is relaxing and quiet and you feel like you have the big place all to yourself. It was lovely!!

We loved every minute of our stay and I couldn’t say one bad thing about it. Don’t spend too much time thinking about where to stay in New Orleans. Just book at the Ashton you won’t be sorry. We definitely look forward to staying again when we go back.

  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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Sayville, New York
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Reviewed 21 November 2009

We stayed at this bed and breakfast as part of our cross-country trip. The hotel is located about a mile from the French Quarter...we easily walked back and forth. However, plenty of taxis are available for those not wanting to walk. Our room was beautiful. The hosts recommended many restaurants and an off the beaten path jazz club, which we loved. They also recommended many sites to see in our short time in the city. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious. We definitely recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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Charlottesville, VA
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101 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 November 2009

We only had three nights in New Orleans and were lucky enough to have landed at Ashton's where Patrick and Karma are super hosts as mentioned in other reviews. We cannot agree more with our fellow reviewers - the breakfasts are amazing and kept us full until dinner time! Patrick took the time to explain the history of the area and the house in a nutshell which gave us a great starting point for our walking around the French Quarter. Since he's a native he is a walking dictionary and able to answer all your questions about New Orleans.

The room was fantastic and stocked full of everything you could possibly want or need during the stay. The bathroom was sheer luxury and the bed was so comfy we dozed off to sleep immediately!

We can't wait to come back and explore New Orleans in other directions and stay at Ashton's again!

Charlottesville, Virginia

  • Stayed November 2009, travelled as a couple
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san francisco
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Reviewed 18 November 2009

Ashton's is a home away from home - scrumptious breakfasts, a beautiful house, and most importantly beautiful people. Our hosts Patrick and Karma are amazing people who take time to get to know you and share their extensive knowledge of their beloved town. Sometimes we would find ourselves still talking to Patrick hours after we had finished breakfast. That truly was one of our most cherished highlights from our trip.

My girlfriend and I came out to New Orleans all the way from California and spent spent 10 days at Ashton's and wished we could have stayed longer. It was such a comfortable place to come back to after being out on the town all day. We loved our cozy Cajun Kitchen room. When it was time to go back home, it felt like we were saying goodbye to family.

We full-heartedly recommend Ashton's B&B!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Ashton's Bed and Breakfast
Address: 2023 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1708
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Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 139 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ashton`s b&b
Ashton`s Hotel New Orleans

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