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Auld Sweet Olive Bed and Breakfast

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19/06/2017 20/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful property perfectly designed to bring you back in time and at the same time offer you todays' comforts located in a nice quiet neighborhood outside the center. The room and bathroom super clean and the breakfast very tasty and original. The in-keeper was very helpful with tips that will give you a more of an insider's view of...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a very positive experience in this B and B. We appreciated that it was not right in the French Quarter. The Marigny is a charming neighborhood to wander through. Great coffee shops and places to get a drink nearby.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed 5 great days at the sweet olive inn. Really warm and freindly people who work threre, and they were all very helpful and happy to recommend restaurants and such. Really liked the organic shampoo and conditioner and the green thinking in general, with the breakfast and recycling of bottles. The location is the best possible, close to a...

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

As a native of New Orleans, I had high expectations for our stay, and Sweet Olive exceeded them! The home was beautiful; the owner, Nancy and staff Jim and Robbie were incredibly kind and engaging. The neighborhood is delightful and the walk to and from the Quarter was perfect for burning all the calories we ate and drink in the...

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Houston, Tx
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a great stay at Sweet Olive. It's located walking distance to frenchman's street and the French quarter. We stayed in the cypress room and the owners were friendly. I can't really say much about the breakfast because we didn't wake up in time for it.

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Kansas
Reviewed 4 January 2017

There were 4 in our group and we booked the adjoining rooms. We had the best time while in New Orleans. Allison made us feel at ease and as though we were vising with a long time friend. All the rooms were clean and comfortable.The breakfasts were outstanding. Who would have thought our hostess Allison was also an excellent baker...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The room we stayed in was quite nice as it had its own separate entrance with a very comfortable bed. However there was some dust on the ceiling which was probably hard to get to as the ceilings were high. The B&B was in a very nice location in a quaint neighborhood which was walkable to the French Quarter. Some...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed friendly atmosphere. Well run and maintained. Nice location away from the hustle of the French Quarter, but still within walking distance. 1 small block from St Rochs market. Best breakfast :-)

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Royal Oak, Michigan
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This was the first visit to New Orleans for my husband and I. We loved this historic beauty. Alison is an excellent innkeeper and provides helpful suggestions for restaurants, tours and directions. We felt right at home from the start. It was a great location-close enough to walk to the French Quarter yet far enough to provide quiet retreat. Breakfast...

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Clayton, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed at the Sweet Olive over Halloween Weekend. Alison, the Innkeeper was amazing. She made us feel at home from the moment we walked in. She was always there to answer any questions we had. The courtyard suite is a very spacious and private. The breakfasts were always tasty! The B&B is a short walk from the Quarter, and...

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Staying in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Auld Sweet Olive Bed & Breakfast is a charming 1850s Creole home nestled in New Orleans' Faubourg Marigny - right next to the French Quarter. Our guest bedrooms and suites, each with their own private bath, have been lovingly hand-painted by a local artist. Enjoy the gardens, the private courtyard, and our complimentary breakfast featuring coffee, juice, fresh fruit, yogurt, fresh-baked goodies and more! Think of us as your pied-a-terre in New Orleans ... a peaceful and romantic hideaway right by all the fantastic music, dining, and fun of the Quarter and Frenchmen Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Auld Sweet Olive Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2460 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70117-7850
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Price Range: $217 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Auld Sweet Olive Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms and B&B location seems to be very quiet.”
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“For two couples travelling together, choose the Oak-Magnolia Suite.”
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“Cypress room has a small shower. If you are larger, this might be an issue.”
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“The sweet olive room has a personal balcony, own entrance and own bathroom”
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