1896 OMalley House Description
The 1896 O'Malley House Bed & Breakfast is located in historic Mid-City New Orleans. We are just a convenient STREETCAR RIDE DOWN CANAL ST. to the French Quarter and Convention Center. The Colonial Revival residence is nestled in a neighborhood that boasts great food, music and culture. Our guests can enjoy a short walk to restaurants serving cuisines that range from Creole/Cajun French to Greek, Italian or Mexican. Nearby is Mid-City Lanes ("Rock and Bowl"), which is great fun for music and dancing! Our guests can also RIDE THE STREETCAR TO THE FAIRGROUNDS home of the New Orleans JAZZ AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL. City Park, which houses the world class New Orleans Museum of Art, is also just a short stroll from the house. Endymion, which is a famous Mardi Gras parade, rolls through Mid-City too!
All of our bedrooms are tastefully furnished with both antiques and reproductions, cypress doors and beautifully refinished hardwood floors. All of the bedrooms have Welcome to the 1896 O'Malley House!queen or king beds and PRIVATE BATHROOMS with granite countertops - MOST HAVE JACUZZIS. The third floor has two charming bedrooms with pickled wood walls and private bathrooms. Each 1896 O'Malley House guest room features dataports for laptop computers and wireless DSL access, in-room telephones with private voicemail, cable color television, ceiling fans and much more! Guests are also welcome to take advantage of our first floor computer with high speed internet access.
The newly renovated and enhanced O'Malley House is the recipient of the Golden Hammer Award from the Mayor's Office for its restoration. It was COMPLETELY RENOVATED in 2000 and upgraded post-Katrina in 2005/06.
An expanded continental breakfast is served in the lovely downstairs dining room. Dining, tours, and entertainment recommendations are provided by hosts, BRAD SMITH and LARRY WATTS (and CODY, our golden retriever!), to enhance your visit.