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1870 Banana Courtyard Bed & Breakfast

Balcony roomThe CourtyardBanana TruckHexagon roomCannonball room
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Your host(s): Mary Ramsey (a.k.a. the Banana Lady)

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1422 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116

Toll Free: 800-842-4748
Phone: 504-947-4475

Guest Rooms: 5

Rates: $89 - $165


1870 Banana Courtyard Bed & Breakfast Description

SHHH! We're the small place in the ABC online news web site article in the travel section:
The top 5 hotels for . . . .romance

ROOMS with a VIEW: Stay on the balcony wing of the house for ROOMS overlooking rooftops of the French Quarter OR OUR TROPICAL COURTYARD.

1st time visitor? At our New Orleans B&B, We ESPECIALLY enjoy helping folks get the most out of their French Quarter trip, steering guests to what they are interested in or to the INSIDERS N'Awlins, off beaten path places where locals go.

Who knows? With 50% of our guests being return guests or they recommend us to colleagues, friends & family, 1 of them may take you under their wing.

ROMANTIC historic Creole /Victorian B&B. Porch swing on verandah, antiques, art + collectibles (more stuff than you EVER imagined possible), relaxed, casual atmosphere.

WALK. No car needed. Don't just visit N'Awlins, live it, Like a local!!!! Easy walk to the action on Bourbon St., music clubs, restaurants, cafes, dance clubs, honky tonks, French Market, Jackson Square, Aquarium, Insectarium, historic St. Louis cemetery, Cafe du Monde & beignets, Central Grocery & muffuletta sandwich, Mississippi riverboats, walking TOURS: ghost, Voodoo, history or cemeteries.

Convenient to Ernest Morial Convention Center & St. Charles Streetcar, too.

ALL INCLUSIVE. (Yessiree! Like we said before, our rates include tax and stuff most hotels never mention. That means:

>applicable TAX,INCLUDED (hotel tax is 12.5%)
>energy surcharge, INCLUDED
>occupancy fee, INCLUDED
>early & late registration fees, INCLUDED
>WiFi or Internet use fees, INCLUDED
>Computer center fees, INCLUDED
>Fax charges (USA), INCLUDED
>'phone use fees INCLUDED
>local telephone calls INCLUDED

The only add-on with us is PARKING, which is scarce in the French Quarter. Ours is gated, secure parking @ bargain rates.

Relaxing New Orleans vacation:
Kick-back and enjoy Creole and Southern hospitality in our historic New Orleans bed and breakfast home.

Distinctive, historic New Orleans Bed and Breakfast -- New Orleans, Louisiana (LA)

>Free soft drinks +bottled water

>glass of complimentary wine or beer if we're around late afternoon or early evening.

>generous Continental breakfast served in the dining room (local fare from bakeries), fresh fruit, juice, coffee, tea, toast, etc.

>Free WiFi (wireless Internet throughout the house, AND outside on the veranda, balcony, and in the courtyard

>Computer business center for exclusive use by guests means you can print boarding passes or coupons, surf the Internet, update Facebook or keep in touch with family and friends.

We've got all that new fangled stuff like microwaves, mini refrigerators, coffee makers, iron & boards, hair dryers, individually controlled heat & A/C, ensuite private bathrooms.

custom tailored ROMANCE packages
A LITTLE ROMANCE: Some folks come to New Orleans & just let the moment happen. Many do not want the hassle of decisions. Regardless of your budget or needs, we can custom design a package for you, or you can book one of our standard packages. Want hand dipped chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of champagne or alcoholic removed sparkling beverage, ready for when the mood strikes you? A petite bouquet of flowers, prepaid tickets for Plantation, swamp, ghost, vampire, pub hop, or cemetery TOURS? Reservations at popular restaurants, or a prebooked ride in a VENETIAN GONDOLA? The options are endless. Let us custom tailor a package for you. 50% of guests RETURN +rely on us to give them INSIDERs INFO so they can fully explore the diverse offerings our city has.

View Our Reviews

  • Intreeging Banana Courtyard - 04/16/2014 Overall Rating: [0.68 of 5]

    Banana Courtyard is situated just outside The French Quarter. We loved our Balcony room even though...  Read more at
  • Wonderful experience - 04/04/2014 Overall Rating: [0.96 of 5]

    This B&B was wonderful. Everyone was so helpful and we felt right at home. It was exactly...  Read more at
  • Review of 1870 Banana Courtyard French Quarter - 03/28/2014 Overall Rating: [1 of 5]

    This quirky B and B was an affordable and fun home base during our recent visit to New Orleans....  Read more at
  • Full of magic - 03/22/2014 Overall Rating: [1 of 5]

    We fell in love with New Orleans and will definitely come back shortly, and to the same BnB. This...  Read more at
  • Wonderful place, close to everything, very comfortable. - 03/18/2014 Overall Rating: [0.88 of 5]

    We loved our stay at the Banana Courtyard. Mary was an incredibly welcoming host, and the grounds...  Read more at
  • More grits than glitz - 03/17/2014 Overall Rating: [0.56 of 5]

    If you're looking for a nice place in the French Quarter, this may not be for you. Mary and...  Read more at
  • Amazing Stay! - 03/11/2014 Overall Rating: [1 of 5]

    My husband and I stayed at The Banana Courtyard a few weeks ago. Our stay was absolutely perfect!...  Read more at

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1870 Banana Courtyard Bed & Breakfast - Food Service

  • Accommodates Special Dietary Needs
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Early Morning Coffee/Tea

1870 Banana Courtyard Bed & Breakfast - Inn Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary beverages
  • Copy Service
  • Corporate Rates
  • Fax Service
  • Gardens or outdoor guest areas
  • Goverment Rate
  • Guest Telephone
  • Off street parking
  • Private Bath
  • Public Computer

1870 Banana Courtyard Bed & Breakfast - Inn Policies

  • Children Welcome/Inquire
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Pet free facility
  • Smoking Outside

1870 Banana Courtyard Bed & Breakfast - Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • King Bed
  • Microwave
  • Private Bath
  • Private Entrance
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet

1870 Banana Courtyard Bed & Breakfast - Well Suited For

  • Business Travel
  • Family Travel
  • Gay Travel
  • Group Events
  • Honeymoons
  • Romantic Escape
  • Vacation Getaway