Bienville House Hotel - New Orleans  3 stars

320 Decatur Street, New Orleans, United States, 70130  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Location is perfect - Walking distance to everything - Rooms were well appointed and clean
  • Bed was very comfortable - Staff was incredible - Valet parking worked well
  • Food was of low quality - Bathroom was very clean - Lobby with internet which you can use for free
  • Staff was very friendly - Parking is 15$ a day - Outstanding continental breakfast - Lovely pool
  • In the middle of the french quarter - Rooms are large, well decorated - Service was outstanding
 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Saltwater pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The four-star Bienville House Hotel features prestigious location in the midst of the historic French Quarter in the heart of New Orleans.

This boutique and historic property features colonial style grain warehouse with elegant hand-painted murals.

The spacious 83 guest accommodations are completed with 300 thread-count triple sheeting and hair dryer.

The on-site dining venues provides tasty regional and old world cuisines.

The business center comprises complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, full audio and visual facilities, catering service, projectors, screens and flip charts. Two meeting venues can host up to 100 persons.

Guests may unwind at the outdoor heated salt water swimming pool and poolside courtyard with lush tranquility.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   83.

City Center New Orleans - 4600 ft
Airports Louis Armstrong New Orleans (MSY) - 12.1 mi
Restaurants Southern Candymakers - 200 ft, Iris (cuisine: Italian, French, Californian) - 100 ft
Parks Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve - 300 ft, Woldenberg Riverfront Park - 800 ft

Rooms

Standard Rooms are fitted with mahogany rice-carved four-poster beds and luxurious bathrobes.

Deluxe Rooms include in-room laptop size safe and complimentary morning newspaper.

Sundeck Rooms feature adjoining sun deck patio sitting area and designer toiletries.

Superior Rooms comprise a private balcony and work desk with chair.

Superior King Salon is equipped with beveled mirrors and iPod player.

King Suite Interior Room is a windowless suite with a separate sitting area and a queen sofa bed.

Penthouse Suites include a separate parlor and dining area.

Dining options

The complimentary continental breakfast is offered daily from 7am to 10am in the breakfast room.

The Iris Restaurant serves new American cuisine, French and Italian dishes with California flavors created by the Chef Schnoebelen in the relaxing atmosphere for lunch from 11.30am to 2pm and dinner from 6pm to 10pm.

At the hotel Bienville House guests are invited to a continental breakfast served for free. 

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Facilities

General
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Female traveler room/Floor
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Racquetball
Services
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Video games
Leisure facilities
  • Saltwater pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Golf course
  • Exercise gym
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Barbeque grills
  • Sun terrace
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
Bedroom
  • Fluffy down duvets
Media
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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Standard Rooms are fitted with mahogany rice-carved four-poster beds and luxurious bathrobes.

Deluxe Rooms include in-room laptop size safe and complimentary morning newspaper.

Sundeck Rooms feature adjoining sun deck patio sitting area and designer toiletries.

Superior Rooms comprise a private balcony and work desk with chair.

Superior King Salon is equipped with beveled mirrors and iPod player.

King Suite Interior Room is a windowless suite with a separate sitting area and a queen sofa bed.

Penthouse Suites include a separate parlor and dining area.

Interior Suite
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Bienville House Hotel Interior Suite Standard 1 King Interior Room
Bienville House Hotel Interior Suite Standard 1 King Interior Room
Bienville House Hotel Interior Suite Standard 1 King Interior Room
Bed type: King Size bed

Comfortable suite decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers a four poster King size bed, work area, safe, separate seating area with a sofa bed and private bathroom. This is a windowless suite. The size of the suite is 51m2.

Room facilities
    Penthouse Suite
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    Bienville House Hotel Penthouse Suite

    Beautiful one bedroom suite with separate parlor that features a large street balcony, comfortable living area, dining area, and half bath. The elaborate master bathroom offers amenities including a Jacuzzi tub, glass shower, and powder room. This suite can accommodate up to 20 guests for entertainment.

    Standard 1 King Interior Room
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    Bienville House Hotel Standard 1 King Interior Room
    Bed type: Double beds or Double Bed or Quad
    Size: 345 sq. feet

    Comfortable room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers a four poster King size bed, work area, safe and private bathroom. This is a windowless room. The size of the room is 26m2.

    Room facilities
      Standard Double/Double Interior Room
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      Bienville House Hotel Standard Double/Double Interior Room Standard 1 King Interior Room
      Bed type: Double beds or Double Bed or Quad
      Size: 345 sq. feet

      Comfortable room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers two four poster Double beds, work area, safe and private bathroom. This is a windowless room. The size of the room is 26m2.

      Room facilities
        Deluxe 1 King
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        Bienville House Hotel Deluxe 1 King Standard 1 King Interior Room
        Bed type: Double beds or 2 King Size beds or Double Bed

        Comfortable deluxe room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers a four poster King size bed, work area, safe and private bathroom. This room features a view of the street or the courtyard. The size of the room is 27m2.

        Room facilities
          Deluxe Double/Double
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          Bienville House Hotel Deluxe Double/Double Deluxe 1 King
          Bed type: Double beds or 2 King Size beds or Double Bed

          Comfortable deluxe room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers two Double beds, work area, safe and private bathroom. This room features a view of the street or the courtyard. The size of the room is 27m2.

          Room facilities
            Sun Deck Double/Double
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            Bienville House Hotel Sun Deck Double/Double Deluxe Double/Double
            Bed type: Double beds or Double Bed or Quad
            Size: 345 sq. feet

            Comfortable deluxe room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers two Double beds, work area, safe and private bathroom. This room features a patio. The size of the room is 32m2.

            Room facilities
              Sun Deck 1 King
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              Bienville House Hotel Sun Deck 1 King Sun Deck Double/Double
              Bed type: Double beds or Double Bed or Quad
              Size: 345 sq. feet

              Comfortable deluxe room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers a King size bed, work area, safe and private bathroom. This room features a patio. The size of the room is 32m2.

              Room facilities
                Superior King Balcony
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                Bienville House Hotel Superior King Balcony Sun Deck Double/Double
                Bed type: Double beds or King Four Poster bed
                Size: 345 sq. feet

                Comfortable room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers a King size bed, work area, safe and private bathroom. This room features a private balcony. The size of the room is 32m2.

                Room facilities
                  Superior Double/Double Balcony
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                  Bienville House Hotel Superior Double/Double Balcony Superior King Balcony
                  Bed type: Double beds or King Four Poster bed
                  Size: 345 sq. feet

                  Comfortable room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers two Double beds, work area, safe and private bathroom. This room features a private balcony. The size of the room is 32m2.

                  Room facilities
                    Superior King Salon
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                    Bienville House Hotel Superior King Salon Superior King Balcony
                    Bed type: Double beds or King Four Poster bed
                    Size: 345 sq. feet

                    Spacious room decorated in elegant style and warm colors offers a King size bed, work area, safe, comfortable seating area and private bathroom. This room features a private balcony. The size of the room is 37m2.

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                      Bienville House Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions
                      Popular areas
                      Places of interest
                      • Natchez Steamboat Cruise
                        1700 ft
                      Sport related
                      Shopping areas
                      • French Market Area
                        1000 ft
                      Amusement
                      • Penny Arcade
                        1000 ft
                      Museums
                      • 400 ft
                      • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
                        700 ft
                      • Arnaud's Restaurant
                        1000 ft
                      • Historic New Orleans Collect
                        1000 ft
                      • 1400 ft
                      • Cabildo
                        1400 ft
                      • Musee Conti Wax Museum
                        1400 ft
                      • State Museum
                        1400 ft
                      • Louisiana Museum Foundation
                        1400 ft
                      • Hermann-Grima/gallier Historic
                        1400 ft
                      • Friends of the Cabildo Museum
                        1700 ft
                      Parks
                      • Jean Lafitte National Park
                        1000 ft
                      • Woldenberg Park
                        1400 ft
                      Medical care and Hospitals
                      • The Spa at Windsor Court
                        1400 ft
                      Casinos

                      Local Attractions

                      • Algiers Levee
                        5100 ft
                        Patterson Street, New Orleans
                      • Warehouse District
                        1.1 mi
                        New Orleans, LA
                      • Mardi Gras World
                        1.4 mi
                        1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans
                      • Lower Garden District
                        1.4 mi
                        New Orleans, LA
                      • McKenna Museum of African American Art
                        1.5 mi
                        2003 Carondelet Street, New Orleans

                      Near the hotel

                      • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
                        300 ft
                        419 Decatur Street, New Orleans
                      • Audubon Insectarium
                        600 ft
                        423 Canal Street, New Orleans
                      • Storyville District
                        600 ft
                        125 Bourbon Street, New Orleans
                      • Woldenberg Riverfront Park
                        800 ft
                        1 Canal St, New Orleans
                      • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
                        900 ft
                        514 Chartres St, New Orleans
                      • Historic New Orleans Collection
                        1200 ft
                        533 Royal Street, New Orleans
                      • New Orleans Musical Legends Park
                        1200 ft
                        311 Bourbon Street, New Orleans

                      Restaurants Nearby

                      • Southern Candymakers

                        86% likes this, based on 346 reviews
                        Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

                        200 ft
                        334 Decatur Street

                        Phone: 800-344-9773

                      • Iris

                        82% likes this, based on 42 reviews
                        Cuisine: Italian, French, Californian

                        100 ft
                        320 Decatur Street

                        Phone: 504-299-8800

                      • Evangeline

                        63% likes this, based on 59 reviews
                        Cuisine: American

                        200 ft
                        329 Decatur Street
                      • Mojo Bistro

                        81% likes this, based on 34 reviews

                        200 ft
                        301 Decatur St

                        Phone: (504) 566-0705

                      • Iris

                        71% likes this, based on 92 reviews
                        Cuisine: American, Contemporary
                        Price Range: USD 21 - USD 36

                        200 ft
                        321 North Peters Street

                        Phone: 5042993944

                      Getting there.

                      Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is in 21.3km away.

                      Head northwest on Airport Road toward S Access Road, turn left onto US-61 S/Airline Drive, take the I-10 E ramp to US-90 BUS/Westbank, keep left at the fork and merge onto I-10 E, turn slight right to stay on I-10 E and follow signs for Slidell. Take exit 235A to merge onto Basin Street/Orleans Avenue toward Vieux Carre, continue to follow Basin Street, turn left onto Conti Street, turn right onto Decatur Street and take left till the property.

                      Bienville House Hotel Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Bienville House Hotel

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • Older travelers

                        We were delightfully surprised by the Bienville House Hotel. It was an enchanting hotel, with interesting decor, and a European ambiance. Our room overlooked the Mississippi River, with steam boats, and a lovely bridge. The small romantic pool added a special touch and was available 24/7. If you request particular room features, such as view or sunny location, staff is very accommodating in providing them. Choose the Bienville House Hote, and go enjoy all that New Orleans has to offer, from your doorstep!

                        Not really. Some people might find the location of the elevator an inconvenience, if their room is located in one of the three adjacent buildings, which is not in the elevator building.

                        • Average rating
                          9.6
                      • Older travelers

                        Excellent location positioned right in the French Quarter and with a very pleasant ambiance that made our stay relaxed and special.

                        Breakfast could have been better. More choice wouldhave been nice.

                        • Average rating
                          7.4
                      • Older travelers

                        The locality was perfect. The style and classic feel of the hotel added to our total experience of New Orleans. Felt like we were in another time & place. Service excellent & staff always helpful.

                        • Average rating
                          10.0
                      • Older travelers

                        Beautiful comfortable rooms. In the French Quarter but far enough away from the noise of the crowds, Short walk to all of the action!

                        • Average rating
                          9.6
                      • Older travelers

                        Really liked the quaintness of the hotel. Location was great and a fantastic staff.

                        Did not like interior rooms, no windows and it stayed damp the entire weekend. Will definately upgrade to a balcony room next time.

                        • Average rating
                          8.8
                      • Single

                        The room was large and on the whole quiet. The pool area was lovely.

                        The staff were not great (when I arrived they accused me of mis-pronouncing my own name) and the room was tired and looked dirty. There is only one lift and it is slow. The biggest problem was a large group had booked half the rooms in the hotel. This meant using the lift, pool or breakfast room was impossible if the group was there. This hotel is not set up for groups.

                        • Average rating
                          4.6
                      • Group of friends

                        Rooms very nice, location desirable for trips to French Quarter and rates reasonable for that area of New Orleans.

                        Internet access is not free, and was less reliable than rates would dictate.

                        • Average rating
                          8.8
                      • Group of friends

                        Local was top notch next door to the best club in town, walking distance from the House of Blues, Bourbon Street, Restaurants and Shopping.

                        Room and hallway had a molely smell, poor air condition, water backed up in bath tub. Housekeeping service poor, towels, linens, utensils flithy. Drapes old and dustly, allergy nightmare!!!

                        • Average rating
                          5.0
                      • Single

                        Location--in the French Quarter. Near the things you'd want to see and do there.

                        Inside room, no windows. No warning that this would be the case. Crowded lobby, one clerk, front desk service slow.

                        • Average rating
                          7.0
                      • Couple

                        You could hear everytime someone walked down the hallway and above you

                        • Average rating
                          7.4
                      • Older travelers

                        Location is excellent as on fringe of French Quarter which puts you in a relatively quiet area with very easy access to any area of Quarter and relatively easy access to Hwy's for travel outside Quarter. Rooms are very comfortable and overall service is good.

                        • Average rating
                          9.2
                      • Older travelers

                        I thought the location was unbeatable. Within a short walking distance to Jackson Square and Burbon Street,the pool was a great plus although small it was beautiful set in the courtyard.

                        We went down for breakfast at 9:00 am and I got the last box of cereal and the last yougart. My husband asked for one and they got him one but didn,t put anymor out even though breakfast was not finished and at least 20 people came down when we were there. They also ran out of milk and did not refill the orange juice, I thnik this let the hotel down badly.

                        • Average rating
                          7.8
                      • Group of friends

                        Location is perfect, everything you wanna see is right around the corner. Decatur street is great for live music and dinner, but without the typical tourist bars like on bourbon street. Very nice staff, very personal. Not only at the front desk but also at breakfast. This makes the hotel very special. The pool is small, but good enough for a dive after a day in the heat.

                        nothing really, but make sure you have a room with a view. And don't get one too close to the airconditioning on the 2nd floor which makes a lot of noise.

                        • Average rating
                          10.0
                      • Older travelers

                        The room was very clean, quiet and comfortable.

                        The room was not ready at check in which was after 3pm.

                        • Average rating
                          8.2
                      • Couple

                        Very nice room, very good location.

                        Don't like it when I do not get WiFi included in the room rate.

                        • Average rating
                          8.2
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