Bienville House

320 Decatur Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Garden District/Uptown area of New Orleans, is near House Of Blues, The Kerry Irish Pub, Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, and Hoi Polloi Boutique.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Bienville House New Orleans

    Nice Location, Nice Room, Too Much Overhead Noise

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    My husband and I spend a few days in New Orleans several times a year.

    We were tired of the high rises on Canal, so we decided to try Bienville. The room was relatively recently renovated and VERY well cleaned each day. We were pretty comfortable, with the exception of a few ants in the bathroom (not infested, but there were a few). I loved the location, and it was easy to exit if you wish to use your auto while staying there. I did, however, have a problem with the overhead noise. While we didn't go upstairs to see, I couldn't help but wonder if a hallway was directly overhead due to what sounded like one direction stomping at various and often annoying hours. That would be my biggest complaint.I might give Bienville another try, though, because everything else about it was excellent for the price.

    Perfection

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    Since my husband and I have often talked about staying here, we thought our anniversary would be the perfect time. We stayed here in November 2003 and were extremely impressed. The rooms were well appointed and clean. The staff was friendly. And most of all the location!! We were right in the middle of it all! It was nice to be able to unload our purchases in the middle of a shopping spree. I will definately return to this property. It was romantic, clean.......Perfect!

    We would never stay anywhere else !

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    We visit New Orleans several times a year. We have looked at other properties in the French Quarter and no other hotels compare. We park our car in their garage and do not use it until we leave to go home.

    The hotel is perfectly located to everything. The rooms are great (always ask for a room with windows), and well appointed & the staff is friendly & helpful. What else could you ask for ? We recommend it to all of our friends & business acquaintances.

    Beinville the Best

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    We stayed at the Beinville House for our honeymoon August 2-6, 2003. The Staff, especially Beverly, was very friendly and the rooms were clean. They even gave us a 2 room suite the first two nights and a single room with a king four poster bed the last two nights. Since I had booked three months in advance I was a little put out that we would have to switch rooms in the middle of our stay. But, they made it right with a room upgrade. The location is perfect! A short walk in any direction to the hottest sights, Bourbon Str., Aquarium, Harrahs, Mississippi River, Riverwalk, French Market, Jackson Square...etc. We will definitely stay there again!!!

    Great people at the Bienville House

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    My husband and I had the opporunity to stay at the Bienville House the weekend of June 28th, 2003. All of the front desk people as well as the doorman were wonderful. The hotel is in a great location and we could not have felt more welcome. Our room was beautifully decorated and we had a view of the river.

    The Gamay Bistro, at the hotel, offered an eclectic menu and the food and service was great.

    We would definately stay again and would recommend to anyone.

    What A Great Little Place

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    I stayed at the Bienville House in Mid-May 2003. What a delightful place. Small but comfortable. The room I had was terrific! Cleanest bathroom I've ever seen in a hotel. The front desk clerk Adrience is the best! In fact all the staff was helpful...........giving directions, hailing cabs, cleaning, whatever. Good location. Just a few blks from the Square, Bubba Gumps,House of Blues, Grayline Tours main office, NOLAs restaurant, Landrys's etc. I'd definitely stay there again!

    Charming hotel

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    I had the pleasure of coming to New Orleans this passed weekend 12/19/2002. When I arrived I was greeted by the bellman Robert with a great big hello, the check in came with the clerk Adrience, was she a treat. both Robert and Adrience told me what to do and where to go. the next morning I had a wonderful contintal breakfast that the hotel has, it came with the room and Gia who was on duty that morning was helpful, I was looking for some jam and i did not see it and she found the flavor for me, and I had grits for the first time, and they were very good. At check out I had the pleasure of having Darlene and Aj check me out. Then there was Robert and he got me a taxi to the airport. I had the best time at The Bienville House and in the city of New Orleans. I an looking forward to coming back and getting my film back. If you get a chance to go to New Orleans then you must stay at The Bienville House they are the best!

    L.H.W.

    Bienville House -- the pits!

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    After driving 5 hrs to pick my disabled sister up at the airport, she flew in from northern calif, we were so delighted that they were unable to find a bellhop and we were required to unload and transfer our own luggage. Initially we were placed in the wrong room, again having to transfer luggage. On departure, guess what, yep--unable to find a bell hop so, after a 30 min wait, we had to transfer our luggage back to our vehicle. My 72 yr old mother, who accompanied me was thrilled! After major neck and back surgery, I was in so much pain, that i was unable to enjoy my short stay in New Orleans. I am not that hard to please and am very understanding. I will never again stay in this hotel nor recommend it to anyone else!

    Watch out!

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    To be fair, the Bienville has a great location and a beautiful lobby. The staff was friendly, and some of the rooms looked very nice.

    However, there are also some rooms that are absolutely AWFUL! I reserved a room through Expedia for $89.00 in June of '02. Granted, it was an inexpensive rate, but the room was definitely worse than the price.

    To begin with, the room had no windows. It felt like a small, dark hole. And since there is NEVER any fresh air, it smells suspiciously like a dark, dank hole. The fact that previous occupants had smoked in there made it that much worse. The fan was excrutiatingly noisy, but given the humidity there was little choice but to put up with it.

    Upon seeing my room, I immediately asked to be moved (I checked in about 2 p.m. on a Thursday). They said "Not today, but probably tomorrow..." On the next day they said, "oh we couldn't possibly move you".

    I would never stay at the Bienville again unless they guaranteed me a room with Window opening on to the courtyard. Even with such a guarantee, I'd still rather go somewhere else.

    Bienville House, muy bien

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    I have stayed at the Bienville House twice. Great accommodations at a great location. A few blocks from Jackson Square and Cafe Du Monde, about 3 blocks from Bourbon St. and about 4 blocks from the casino. The only downside is the lack of hotel parking. They have about 12 spaces at the hotel and use the Hotel Monteleone parking garage. That in itself is not enough to not use this hotel.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Bienville House New Orleans

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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