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Louisiana
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This venue is a beautifully renovated and well-maintained mansion on Esplanade Avenue located the "quiet" edge of the French Quarter. Our one-bedroom suite included a fully-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and full size appliances, washer and dryer, spacious living area, incredible tub (large enough for two) and shower combo, comfortable bed with wonderful linens and best of all -- a...

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

Berkleybug, Thank you for being our guest. It was our pleasure to provide that accessible retreat on the “quiet” edge of the French Quarter. We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Melanie C.

Charleston
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

This is an old mansion converted into a hotel. It was our second stay and will not be the last. It is a stopover from our home to our son's. We always have the car loaded with household equipment as well as our clothes and amenities. They have you park in a gated drive for less than the downtown hotels....

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

Themomster1, Thank you for returning to Melrose Mansion! As always, it is our pleasure to be your host. I appreciate your feedback, as it will help us to continue making improvements in our selection of breakfast and amenities. Best Regards, Melanie C.

Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Not sure what all the positive feedback is based on, or perhaps we are spoiled from previous stays at much more reasonably priced and MUCH MUCH more well kept, hospitable accommodations. We booked the 'Grade Balcony' as it was described as being luxurious and the BEST. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by Maria and the bellman Eric (who sadly...

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

Reedstephstuff, Thank you for your feedback. We strive to provide accommodations and service that meet and exceed expectations. Though Eric was great, I regret that we failed to provide a satisfactory stay for you overall. Please know that this review is being taken into consideration by all so that we may continue to improve for the future. Best Regards, Melanie...

Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel because I didn't want something in the middle of the French Quarter and I also wanted a real southern atmosphere. The building is gorgeous in a pleasant avenue just minutes from the French Quarter. The rooms are very spacious and the people are friendly and always available to help you! The only concern is about stairs....

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

AnacVentilari, Thank you for being our guest. We appreciate the opportunity to be your host, realizing that you could have chosen any other hotel in New Orleans. Should you return, we offer comfortable accommodations on the first, second, third, and fourth floor, and our Front Office staff is more than willing to assist you with getting situated. We hope to...

Minden, Louisiana
Reviewed 6 May 2015

A beautiful converted mansion very convenient to the French Quarter completely modernized and furnished with a mod décor!!! From the moment you walk in the door the staff greets you and treats you as if you were royalty! The rooms are spacious and comfortable and there are great places to eat nearby. I can't say enough good things about Melrose...

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

Sara C., Thank you so much for your feedback, and for being our guest. We look forward to your return! At your service, Melanie C.

New Orleans
Reviewed 5 May 2015

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Overall the property is stunning; absolutely breathtaking. There is no denying that fact. The location is fantastic. Maybe that's the problem. The management thinks the aesthetics are enough to make for a great stay. They are sadly mistaken. I travel frequently and most often stay at the Sonesta. This particular visit I stayed at a AirBnB in the Bywater and...

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

Ecenglish32, Thank you for your being our guest. I realize that you could have chosen any other hotel in New Orleans, and I appreciate your patronage. Our goal is to provide service and accommodations that enhance the New Orleans experience, and it seems that we failed to do so for you. Please be assured that this review is being used...

Kirltand, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 6 April 2015

for the amount of money we spent ($300/night after taxes + $26/night for parking) we expected more. The rooms were small, so sparsely furnished- just the bed and a small table with 2 plastic chairs, bathroom in a tight space. The shower was amazing though. I think they are def going for a modern look with everything in white and...

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

Travelbunny108, Thank you for being our guest. Many festivals in New Orleans take place in April, and this tends to affect rates throughout the city. Should you return, I recommend staying in a Residential Executive room. It includes a king-sized bed, an ample sitting area with a Smart TV identical to the TV in the bedroom, and a whirlpool tub...

Briarwood
Reviewed 20 March 2015

When I booked my trip to New Orleans I wanted to explore the beauty in the city and architecture. Staying at the Melrose Mansion is like stepping back in time when you walk through the front door. A completely restored 200 year old mansion with modern amenities. Every angle took my breath away. The staff was also amazing in their...

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Melrose Mansion, responded to this review

Maribeth B. Thank you for allowing us to add a historical touch to your visit to New Orleans. We look forward to your return! Melanie C.

Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

One of the best hotels I've ever stayed. Amazing service! Everyone is so nice and helpful at the hotel. Makes you feel at home! Will definitely be staying here on my next trip. And will recommend everyone to stay at the Melrose Mansion on their visit to New Orleans!

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Bianca D. Thank you for your kind feedback, and for being our guest. We look forward to your return! Best Regards, Melanie C.

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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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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Melrose Mansion has completed 100% renovations of all suites as of September 2011. We are here to serve you and ensure that your stay with the Melrose Mansion is a wonderful experience! The Melrose is an all-suite luxury, boutique courtyard mansion with large French windows, roomy balcony with finger lace ironwork and pillared verandas. A grand staircase takes guests to their rooms, each decorated with one-of-a-kind antique furnishings, artwork and fine architectural details. The popular Donecio Suite has been called "the most romantic bedroom in New Orleans" and is a favorite with honeymooners.Just steps away from Bourbon Street, the Melrose Mansion sits on the edge of the French Quarter on historic Esplanade Avenue and features the one of the largest swimming pools in the French Quarter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melrose Mansion

Address: 937 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Price Range: $227 - $794 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Melrose Mansion 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Upstairs is my preference!”
 of 5 bubbles nomorekooks, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were top floor - A little longer to get there but probably quieter than other floors.”
 of 5 bubbles 609ArthurM609, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Asked for quiet and was very satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles tjudge2016, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you don't mind walking stairs, any room will do. If not, ask for the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles w85131, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Napoleon rooms are very large and comfortable. #2 is a little dark, but very quiet. The rest of the Napoleons have good light.”
 of 5 bubbles DCDeeP, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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