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Sechelt, Canada
Reviewed 11 May 2013

OMG - what a wonderful B&B with superb hosts, along with little Aako the dog. We had the European suite for 2 nights, consisting of huge bedroom, huge living room and large bathroom, with balcony running the whole width of the house. Filled with antiques! The breakfasts were 5Diamond quality - check out the menu on their website. The French...

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

It was great having you here at the Five Continents. Thanks for your kind words. We are ideally situated for both the Jazz Fest and the French Quarter and many people walk to both, or as you say take the bus which stops across the street. The view from the balcony in the European Suite is great, especially when there...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I stayed at this B&B with a friend for two nights in early April. We were due to arrive in NOLA earlier than expected, and we thought we'd try our luck with an early check in. Once I called and left a message, it was returned within the hour and Peter told us that our room may or may not...

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for writing. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay here. The Asian Suite is indeed a very comfortable and cozy set of rooms, and we appreciate your feedback. We are especially convenient to Frenchmen Street where so many of the music clubs are located. We look forward to seeing you again sometime at the Five Continents.

Temecula, California
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Great B&B in NO. Parking for guests. Pets allowed. Best breakfast ever anywhere. we stayed in the Americana Cottage in the back as we had our little Yorkie with us. Cutest little cottage with a porch. Peter is very personable, makes breakfast to order and he makes the BEST hashbrowns. Actually all the breakfst food is good--be prepared to overeat....

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

So glad you all had a good time here. We always enjoy having pets in the North American Cottage which is ideal for that. Guests enjoy the walk to and from the French Quarter, but some will take a cab (usually around $7) or the bus ($1.50) back when they've had a long day exploring our interesting city. We look...

Panama City, Florida, United States
Reviewed 2 April 2013

I found this B & B after searching through numerous reveiws of different B&B's in NOLA. We arrived and Peter greeted us and wanted to make sure we were settled, showed us the house and our room. The parking is off the street which is secure. Breakfast was incredible, Peter is a wonderful host and cook. The house was very...

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for writing. I'm so glad you had a such a good stay with us here. It is always a pleasure to do breakfast and to learn of everyone's plans for the day. We certainly hope to see you again soon on your next visit to New Orleans.

Northern Virginia
Reviewed 2 April 2013 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Five Continents. Peter was an excellent host and had a lot of insight on the area. His breakfasts were wonderful. Akko the dog was very sweet and welcoming. The home is beautiful and the Asian Suite was great- it was nice having a separate area for sitting/TV and a separate entrance. I...

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for writing. It was great to hear from you. We are so pleased that you all had a great time here at the Five Continents. It is always a pleasure to have such seasoned travelers here who have a lot stories to contribute to the other guests while there are here. We hope to see you soon again in...

Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2013

I'd like to thank the hosts Peter and Walter for a great stay at the five continents. I was here for a week on a conference and really enjoyed coming back to this beautiful old house full of atmosphere after long days in the convention center, and to the hospitality of Peter and Walter. Guest rooms are upstairs and beautifully...

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

It was so nice to have you stay with us at the Five Continents. We really appreciate your taking time to write. I hope we will see you again on your next visit to New Orleans.

Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Our accommodations provided a lovely backdrop to our visit to N.O. The amenities were comfortable and attractive. Peter prepared a delicious breakfast, and Walter provided lots of information about the history and culture of New Orleans. We would not hesitate to recommend this wonderful B & B to friends and family.

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for writing. I am glad that you all enjoyed your stay here and chose the Five Continents. We really enjoy our time at breakfast with our guests. It is always a pleasure to have enjoyable and in depth conversations about New Orleans and our area and its history. We hope to see you again on one of your future...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Peter, Walter and Akko are gracious hosts and made us most welcome for our return to New Orleans, 10 years after we got married at the then New Orleans Wedding Chapel just up the road. Their home is amazing - we experienced stepping back into another era, with effortlessly stylish touches throughout. It's not for people who want modern shiny...

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Peter N, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

It was great to have you here at the Five Continents. Thanks for writing. I am glad that you all enjoyed your stay and were able to spend your tenth anniversary just down the street from where you were married. Our breakfasts are a great time not only to enjoy some good food but also to get caught up on...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2013 via mobile

Have you ever wanted to experience sleeping on a pile of scrap metal? Look no further than five continents. The bed we had was totally f'd... As in, I'm sure it was at least 20 years old. We told them about it and they did replace it but not with a new one. The new mattress was still very poor...

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PeterNeu, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing. Our wonderful multicultural city is well known for its food, hospitality, fun and adventure. Our many guests from all over the US and around the world enjoy these with the Five Continents as their home base. I hope you and your partner's next trip to our city is pleasant and the rest of your visit to...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2013 via mobile

First of all mattress was unusable. The sides had completely blown out and huge dip in middle, had worst nights sleep I had ever had as did my partner. We complained in the morning and they didn't seem overly shocked so they changed mattress. They had obviously had previous complaints but had done nothing. You could see the dip as...

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PeterNeu, Owner at Five Continents Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing. As I noted to your partner above, I hope your next trip to our city is pleasant and the rest of your visit to this country goes well. We and four other popular B&Bs in this section of Esplanade Avenue host many wonderful people from around the world who enjoy our convenient location to the many...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four Continents Guest House is a 5500 SF 1880's Greek Revival Mansion on beautiful live oak lined Esplanade Avenue 8 blocks from the historic French Quarter. It has a separate cottage in the back, off street gated parking, a balcony and front, back and side upstairs porch. Each room is themed for a different continent. Luxury on a budget. Either individual room rentals or the entire compound. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Five Continents Inn

Address: 1731 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range: $164 - $387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Five Continents Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Five Continents b&b
5 Continents Bed And Breakfast
Five Continents Hotel New Orleans
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“Loved the balcony and sitting room in European suite”
 of 5 bubbles 123sisb, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We were in the Middle a Eastern room which required climbing outdoor stairs. Would be very difficult for anyone with mobility problems.”
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“Perhaps choose a larger room or go elsewhere closer to the French Quarter.”
 of 5 bubbles TWISH326, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Any room would be perfect, just remember that the establishment is decorated in period furniture, so choose the bed size that fits your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles Snowdog1965, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The Cottage offers the greatest privacy and has a wonderful porch for reading, enjoying a glass of wine, or just relaxing. It is not a part of the main house, although you have a key to the main house for entering for breakfast. Visit their website for pictures.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelcriticfromNY, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
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