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HH Whitney House on the Historic Esplanade

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had a few days staying with Glenn the weekend before Mardi Gras 2017. The house is stunning, historical and interesting - much nicer to experience than a corporate hotel. The Esplanade itself is a pretty location, convenient for all the bustle of the main town but on some great public transport routes to explore other areas of the city. Glenn...

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Bilbao, Spain
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

So here are the facts for the best room in this place (aka "the Suite") - house is old and has not been properly renovated in at least 15 years - several windows had cracks on them - we went in March and it was freezing at night (about 10 degrees). We asked for a heater and he declined saying...

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Nola_Innkeeper, Owner at HH Whitney House on the Historic Esplanade, responded to this review

Wow, this review has taken me completely by surprise! Eduardo and Nora seemed like they were really enjoying their stay with us. When they first arrived, I provided a map and gave suggestions on places to visit and eat. I inquired about any special dietary needs and Nora indicated she was a vegetarian. I made the extra effort to plan...

Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 16 February 2017

While there are many beautiful homes to see in New Orleans, the HH Whitney House allows you the opportunity to live in one. We stayed in the garden suite and loved the private balcony overlooking the pool and gardens, over the top architecture and decoration: The reception and living room/parlor areas are unbelievable and yours to enjoy during your stay....

Thank Cristin C
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Staying at HH Whitney House this weekend was one of the most amazing experiences we have ever had! The hospitality was beyond belief, and we truly have met what I hope to be a lifelong friend, in the owner Glenn! Everything was wonderful and we felt truly like we were home away from home!! Every breakfast was amazing and this...

Thank angkstone
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Fun owners, good breakfast, quiet historic gorgeous house. I've stayed in the Scarlett O'Hara room twice now and I'll keep coming back. It is a bit of a walk to the French Quarter - but you enjoy it. At night, you probably want to take a cab. I loved getting in the pool after being muggy from walking.

Thank bambi357
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The look, location and friendly staff made our 4 night stay great. We easily walked to Willie Mae's for food. The 10-15 minute walk to the French Quarter was what we wanted. Glen provided information about the bus, which we took a few times getting back. After walking all day it was nice to be dropped off right near the...

Thank Gary1forfun
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place was great! We were really sold on the pool/hot tub! The bed in the Scarlet Ohara room was sooo comfy! I could have stayed there all day! Breakfast was delicious every morning, we had long conversations and laughs before we left for the day. We had wine on the veranda of the Solarium room, our friends stayed there....

Thank rachel s
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I don't understand the negative reviews I loved the place. When I asked for more linen I received them right away Glen was so helpful and entertaining we couldn't have asked for a better host The house is a gem and NOT in disrepair. If you want modern historic bed and breakfasts are NOT for you. A home made breakfast...

1Thank clevefuy
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We just returned from our second trip to HH Whitney House. As per last visit, everything was splendid. Glen, the owner/host is a wonderful introduction to the city. He has great sources of information regarding history, weird facts about the city and has excellent recommendations to provide in terms of dining and entertainment. My boyfriend and I feel totally welcomed,...

1Thank emmabovary13
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Some days I didn't want to leave my room, I felt so at home and with both Glenn and Randy making me feel welcome. Thank you both for everything. This was my first trip to New Orleans it won't be my last.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Southern Hospitality and Old World Charm in this 1865 Italianate Beauty. Your hosts, Glen & Randy, have created a near-perfect oasis for you to enjoy while visiting the nearby French Quarter, Fairgrounds and City Park, all within easy walking distance. Rooms and suites feature queen beds, custom amenities, ceiling fans, hardwood floors, in-room safes, free Wi-Fi. Property features lush tropical garden with swimming pool and hot-tub. Full breakfast and complimentary off-street parking is provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HH Whitney House on the Historic Esplanade

Address: 1923 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range: $226 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — HH Whitney House on the Historic Esplanade 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Garden Suite is pretty, spacious and off the back of the hotel”
alexl994, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Garden suite has double shower, big balcony and is at the back of the home away from the street”
652cristinc, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Look at their pics, they're all different. The Scarlett O'Hare room's bathroom is downstairs, but it has a cool, claw footed tub.”
bambi357, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Solarium Suite without a doubt!”
GigiDe2014, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The Garden room has a Balcony perfect for morning coffee”
Nova613, 27 Feb 2015 | Read review
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