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Magnolia Mansion
Bed and Breakfast

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Experience the grandeur of old New Orleans. Imagine surrounding yourself in peaceful luxury as you slip back in time at Magnolia Mansion.

A magical moment in time deserves a magical place to celebrate.

Magnolia Mansion has set a new standard of opulence for European style New Orleans Bed and Breakfast, Guests homes and Inns. Romantic accommodations of up to nine luxurious uniquely themed bedrooms each with a private bath. Magnolia Mansion is the perfect New Orleans B & B for those seeking a peaceful Romantic Getaway to celebrate an anniversary, engagement, honeymoon, elopement, birthday, or a quite weekend away from the children. Because we cater to Romantic Retreats, there are no children allowed and all guest at the Bed and Breakfast must be 21 years or older.

This B&B is centrally located and considered to be "The Gateway To The Garden District", It's just one block from the St. Charles Streetcar, and within minutes of the French Quarter, five star restaurants like Commander's Palace and Emeril's, the Convention Center, Cemeteries, the Mississippi River paddlewheels , major attractions, the Superdome and shopping.


All rooms are romantically themed in elaborate decor, gorgeous window dressings with Austrian Sheers and black-out curtains, and are provided with plush bed coverings and linens, private baths, cable TV, VCRs, and alarm-clock radios.

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From the moment you enter the spectacular grand hall of this raised Greek-revival Mansion, and are greeted by larger-than-life sculptures of Eros and Aphrodite, the Greek deities of love, you realize fantasies can come true. Our resident ghost (excuse us, host) will greet you in the dining-room each morning with a complimentary continental breakfast of coffee, tea, juice, fresh fruit, bagels, cereal, and pastries.

Indulge yourself each evening (or morning) by lounging in two magnificent parlors, perfect for weddings and gala events. Sit or mingle beneath magnificent crystal chandeliers*, surrounded by luxurious antique furniture, or enjoy lingering for hours on the immense wrap around veranda or in our Enchanting Courtyards and beautifully landscaped grounds with friends or a good book.

Our friendly resident ghost and staff will make your stay comfortable, memorable, and SPIRITED!!

Whether it’s an overnight stay you require, or perhaps you desire an extended visit to The Big Easy, or seek an impressive and unique venue for a wedding, reception, corporate cocktail party, extravagant event, or a Ghostly Gala. Magnolia Mansion is "Simply The Best"

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Experience the Grandeur of Old New Orleans at Magnolia Mansion

Selected by OfficialBestOf.com as the 2011 Official Best Romantic Inn for Louisiana

When visiting the Crescent City, we hope that you will consider letting our B and B Guest house be your home away from home. Come enjoy the magic of New Orleans, the tastes, the sights, the sounds, and laissez les bons temps rouler as the locals say: Let the good times roll!

Historically known as the Harris Maginnis Mansion, and once the headquarters of the American Red Cross during World War II (1939 -1954) it now operates as one of New Orleans finest upscale Bed & Breakfast. With eleven phenomenal Corinthian columns, this property is one of New Orleans most photographed and treasured historic Garden District antebellum homes (built in 1857-58). Due to its value to the city, Magnolia Mansion is a strict non-smoking Bed & Breakfast venue. Please note, this property is without elevators and handicap accessibility.


Check in time is 2pm to 6:30pm - Check out time is 11am
NOTE: There is a $25.00 cash late check in fee for all arrivals after 6:30pm CST & a $50 cash late fee for all arrivals after 10pm CST.

Reservations are only guaranteed until 8pm and will be consider a "no show" unless the Magnolia Mansion reservation office has been contacted.

If arriving later than 6:30pm or earlier than 2pm, you must call (504) 412-9500 to make special arrangements directly with the Magnolia Mansion property management & give your cell contact #

  • STANDARD MINIMUM STAY REQUIRED (two nights) on the weekends/Friday & Saturday


  • ROOM RESERVATION DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS The reservation deposit amount required for a standard reservation is Room plus tax for the first night stay at the time of booking; the Full Balance is charged to the credit card fifteen (15) days before arrival. Special events require a ninety (90) day 100% full pre-payment and are charged to the credit card. All last minute specials and other promotions are fully pre-paid and non-refundable.

    All Cancellations Must be Given in Writing for Security Purposes.

    Standard 15 Day Cancellation Policy.
    You have 15 days from the date reserved to cancel. There is no cancellation outside of the 15 days.

    All Holidays, Special Events, Convention Dates, Special Promotions, Gift Certificates, Ghostly Getaways, Elopement and Wedding Packages are Pre-Paid, NON-Transferable and NON- Refundable.

    Any Changes to the reservation may result in additional charges. All modifications to a reservation are subject to the prevailing availability and hotel restrictions, including minimum night stay requirements and seasonal rates.

  • Hurricane cancellations receive a full refund, credit towards another stay or a change of date with no penalties or fees. When given a minimum of a two week advance notice, some room reservations & packages can be credited to a future date based on availability. This credit must be used within 3 months from the original reserved date & cannot fall over Special Event, Holidays, or Convention Dates.

    We accept VISA, Master Card, American Express, Discover, Debit Cards and Cashier’s Checks. NO CASH, Travelers Checks or Personal/Business Checks. NO EXCEPTIONS

  • AGE RESTRICTIONS  All Overnight Guest Must be 12 years or older. No Pets!

    Magnolia Mansion is a SMOKE-FREE environment. Overnight guests must be 21 or older(No children, no pets). There are no elevators at Magnolia Mansion, stairs only.  Wheel Chair Access is not available inside the mansion, only on the courtyards and down stairs in the Big Easy Spirit Gathering. NOTE: A designated smoking area is available outside on the Veranda.
    Complimentary parking provided based on availability. NO RV'S, U-hauls, moving vans, trailers or trucks allowed.

  • NOTE
    Wheel Chair Access not available - no elevators.

We Reserve the right to refuse service to anyone!

Venue Available for Gala Gatherings, Weddings, Receptions, Themed Parties, Corporate and Special Events, Catered Luncheons & Dinners, Retreats, Seminars, Fund Raisers and Family Reunions.

At the Magnolia Mansion you are never far from the magic of New Orleans - the tastes, the sights and the sounds.

Magnolia Mansion is a member of the following associations:
Louisiana Bed & Breakfast Association
New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau
New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network
Louisiana Travel Promo

Magnolia Mansion
Bed and Breakfast

2127 Prytania Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Fax: 504-412-9502
Email: info@magnoliamansion.com
Homepage: www.magnoliamansion.com
Innkeeper: Hollie Vest

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