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Elysian Fields Inn
Ranked #5 of 140 New Orleans B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Denver, Co
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 May 2012

I just wanted to say that I agree with all of the positive reviews. Jim & Leigh are so sweet & helpful, location, I thought, was great, & I slept like a baby every night. This was my first trip to New Orleans & it will not be my last. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed 26 April 2012

Sadly, we had to leave this lovely inn after staying for eight days in New Orleans. I chose this inn for it's proximity to Frenchman Street-the premier location for good music. We could easily walk the two blocks and no matter what time we wandered back, we felt completely safe in this charming neighborhood. It is also an easy walk to the French Quarter. Leigh and Jim made us feel welcome-like staying at your favorite aunt and uncle's house. Breakfast was made to order and was excellent every day. Coffee was available all day in the lounge area. Zeke-the world's biggest golden lab-was comforting to us as we missed our dogs! The rooms are spotless and comfortable. I will take a room on the second floor next time because it is a little noisy next to the lounge (where I chose to stay and was forewarned about the noise). Leigh generously arranged tours and cabs for us and it was nice to see them hanging out with Zeke on Frenchman as well. There is a lounge called JeanPauls next door which was great my husband to wait for me in if I took too much time getting ready. There is an interesting mix of people chilling out there but we always felt welcomed! Thanks for everything Jim and Leigh, we recommend your inn without hesitation and will be back in a few years!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Reviewed 25 April 2012

Leigh and Jim run a terrific B&B. We went for QuarterFest, April 11-15, 2012. The Inn is a short 2 block walk to the Marigny section which leads right into the French Quarter. We loved our room and it was quiet after a very fun, but noisy day. Breakfasts were really well prepared each day and we just ordered for our home the coffee they use, Mello Joy, which is delicious.
We highly recommend Elysian Fields Inn and if you like jazz, zydeco, live music and would like it non stop and for free, QuarterFest is hands down a treat. The Saturday night fireworks competed with some of the best we've seen and you get to sit along the Mississippi and watch it right in front of you.

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Reviewed 24 April 2012

We stayed for two nights atElysian Fields Inn and enjoyed the whole experience. We were only 5 blocks from the French Quarter and three of those blocks along Frenchman Street had music venues and restaurants which we visited also. The owner couple were extemely helpful with advice on activities, restaurants and walking rooutes around town. The location was just outside the French Quarter and the neighborhood was safe enough for evening walks back to the Inn.( 10 to 11 PM). An extra plus is free parking. We do plan to return to this B&B on a future visit.

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Delaware, OH
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Reviewed 18 April 2012

This is our 10th trip to NOLA and our second stay at the Elysian Fields B & B.
Leah and Jim are perefct inn-keepers. Welcoming, enthusiastic, willing to share their ideas about NOLA..food, music, events, arts, yet non-intrusive! Inn is lovely and comfortable. Beds are comfortable and rooms are nice size. Aveda bath products in bathrooms; good showers and jetted tubs. Front porch is very nice for a break. Breakfasts are delicious. Location at edge of Marigny is perfect for short walks to Frenchmen Street for great music and then to Quarter. We'll be back and highly recommend.
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Property: Elysian Fields Inn
Address: 930 Elysian Fields Ave, Between North Rampart and Burgundy, New Orleans, LA 70117-8536
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Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 140 B&Bs / Inns in New Orleans
Price range (per night): $190 - $390
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Elysian Fields Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Eight newly renovated rooms & one suite. Each has private bath and most have Jacuzzi tubs. All rooms feature fine linens, digital cable flat screen TV, dataports, hairdryer and more. Located in the Historic Faubourg Marigny section of New Orleans and only 5 short blocks to the French Quarter and 2 blocks from the Frenchmen music district. Free parking. ... more   less 
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