Bienville House

New Orleans, Louisiana

The hotel

Enveloping you in the French Quarter’s intoxicating buzz and beauty, Bienville House is a bona fide piece of New Orleans history – reinvented for the 21st century in 2018. Once a rice mill, it first welcomed travellers in 1835 – but it’s not just its back story that reveals its past. Outside it’s trimmed with those classic wrought iron balconies, some of which frame the heated outdoor pool and pretty flagstone courtyard. And step inside and you’ll feel like you’re entering an old French manor house, with its carefully curated furniture and artwork adding to the sense of history. Your deluxe guestroom and the hotel’s restaurant are bang-up-to-date though, with Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29 presenting modern Polynesian dishes in a fun Tiki setting – with cocktails that live up to the city’s reputation as the mixology capital of the world.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Swimming Pool
  • Valet parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Close to City Centre
  • Restaurant

Where is it

In the historic French Quarter, this hotel is just a stroll from Royal Street’s antique shops, Bourbon Street’s jazz clubs and the quarter’s famous dining venues. Transfer time from New Orleans International Airport: 30 minutes.

Hotel information

83 rooms. All with TV with cable/satellite channels, complimentary WiFi, alarm clock with docking station, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, iron and board and bathrobes. Deluxe Rooms are 300 sq ft and have views of the street or courtyard with 1 king-size or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children.

Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29 (Tiki bar and restaurant with modern Polynesian menu and cocktails; open daily for dinner, and Friday and Saturday for lunch and dinner). Complimentary morning coffee, tea, and pastries (daily 7:00am-10:00am). Outdoor courtyard pool. Access to nearby fitness centre*. Complimentary WiFi. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. Valet parking* (Payable locally; subject to change).

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Beautiful hotel but BEWARE of the additional fees!

Aug 10, 2020 lramos565290 New York City, New York

this was a beautiful room but a $50 parking fee not disclosed. Additionally, there was no food or breakfast service. Breakfast included was advertised when I booked at my room rate however, upon checking in and learning of this, there was no rate adjustment. This was a big disappointment.
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Aug 4, 2020 Jim Y Colorado Springs, Colorado

They offer a great price but leaves much to be desired. The property is historic and is kept clean. The advertise free breakfast,. There is none. They advertise other amenities. There are none including no housekeeping. They will exchange towels if you can catch them. They want $40 a night for valet. None of this is told to you until check in.… Read more
They offer a great price but leaves much to be desired. The property is historic and is kept clean. The advertise free breakfast,. There is none. They advertise other amenities. There are none including no housekeeping. They will exchange towels if you can catch them. They want $40 a night for valet. None of this is told to you until check in. The also add $75 per night damage deposit. That's per night not one charge for the visit. Here is a trick to beat valet prices. Walk to Harrah's and join their players club. No cost. Parking their garage for free. Sure you need to walk a little but we saved $200 on parking. Many things are only open Wed thru Sunday. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wonderful Family Vacation - Great Central Location

Jul 16, 2020 Casey B Porterville, California

We spent 8 days and 7 nights at the Bienville House in July, 2020 during COVID. The hotel was safe, followed all guidelines and was respectful of needs. There was limited services (i.e. no housekeeping, no continental breakfast, no restaurant, etc) However, the central location, sweet staff, amazing beds, and beautiful setting made up for all of… Read more
We spent 8 days and 7 nights at the Bienville House in July, 2020 during COVID. The hotel was safe, followed all guidelines and was respectful of needs. There was limited services (i.e. no housekeeping, no continental breakfast, no restaurant, etc) However, the central location, sweet staff, amazing beds, and beautiful setting made up for all of those obstacles that they could not get around. Everything felt clean and safe. If /when we ever go back to New Orleans, Bienville House will be our go to. We loved the French Quarter, and Bienville House gave us everything we hoped for. We wish we had taken more time for the amazing, salt water pool. Thank you Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Lovely boutique hotel

Jul 7, 2020 cmitseas

The service made this hotel just a pleasure. They were courteous, real, assistive, and friendly. Emily even sent me a private list of "not to miss" locals ahead of time. Really a nice experience in spite of middle of the summer during COVID 19 pandemic.
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Jun 27, 2020 sunnyhoosier63 Ilinois

My husband and I had a great stay at Bienville House. We stayed in June, so we were a little hesitant due to the Covid virus but Bienville House took all the precautions to keep us safe! Our room was lovely, clean and quiet. We spent part of our stay relaxing by the lovely pool. The staff went above and beyond for us!