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texas
Reviewed 1 March 2009

Beautiful Victorian home. Well taken care of and in a quiet area. Miles from the French Quarter and great restaraunts. Home cooked breakfast each morning with a wonderful staff.

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

We are very pleased that this reviewer enjoyed her stay with us. However since this review was brought to our attention by a regular, repeat guest, we wanted to clarify, if we can, what the reviewer might have meant by “Miles from the French Quarter and great restaurants”. Perhaps she felt as though she was “miles from” the crowds and...

Kansas City, KS
Reviewed 10 February 2009

The HH Whitney House is a wonderful experience. The people who run it are courteous, thoughtful and professional. The room was spacious and beautiful and the breakfasts were fantastic! I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone and have done so already. Keith Idle

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Mississippi
Reviewed 3 February 2009

Glen welcomed us like we welcome guests in our own home. He showed us around the property and explained some of the antiques. He literally made us feel at home and was always available to answer any questions and give recommendations on resturants and places of interest. We had chosen the remodeled slave quarters which are beautiful and has a...

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Mobile
Reviewed 28 January 2009

The inside of the HH Whitney House provides a remarkable sense of comfort and security. It is decorated in grand, French style with plenty of handsome antiques as well as an old-fashioned player piano. But the hosts make you feel at home, welcoming you into their kitchen to fetch any of your needs. Their service is both professional and personable,...

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Reno
Reviewed 13 November 2008

The HH Whitney House is a hidden gem. It is conveniently located approximately 8 blocks from the French Quarter. The house exudes southern charm both inside and out. It is even more gorgeous than the photos on the website. I stayed in the Servants' Quarters, which were beautifully decorated. I loved the private balcony, huge glassblock shower, and the careful...

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Tyler, Texas
Reviewed 22 July 2008

This place rocks. So close to the French Quarter, and yet far enough away to not have the traffic, noise, or parking problems that you would in a downtown hotel. I read all the reviews first, and would have to say that every one of them is spot on correct. The house is big and spacious, and the backyard is...

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Austin
Reviewed 21 July 2008

We had a wonderful 2 night stay at the HH Whitney House. Great decor and antiques throughout, and the pool was perfect for cooling off in the hot summer weather. Fantastic recommendations by the owners for places to go and restaurants to visit during our stay.

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Oxford
Reviewed 2 June 2008

This is the most amazing place to stay in New Orleans! Having visited before I feel that Randy and Glen made us feel like part of NO on this trip. They have excellent local knowledge and provided excellent advice. The house is stunning and very homely. As for breakfast - wow weeee! Highly recommended!!

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N.Attleboro Ma.
Reviewed 29 May 2008

Origanaly booked at a cookie cutter hotel. After checking Trip Advisor for Inns in New Orleans I found the HH Whitney House. What a great find. There were 37 or so reviews and I think I read most of them. Nobody had a bad thing to say so why not. Emailed Glenn and asked about availability for our dates and...

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Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 13 May 2008

I stayed at the HH Whitney the week after Jazzfest and had the most wonderful stay. The house is beautiful and the hosts were friendly and accomodating. Their style represents the very best of staying at a B&B, as they made me feel welcome and at home in their house. I made the decision to come to Jazzfest late and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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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: $222 - $475 (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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