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Sully Mansion
Bed and Breakfast

New Orleans, Louisiana

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The Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast is the only licensed bed and breakfast in the
New Orleans' Garden District.

Come be our guests at Sully Mansion in the heart of the historic New Orleans Garden District, surrounded by stately homes, grand oak trees, walled gardens and soft southern breezes. Just one block away from St. Charles Avenue and its famed streetcar, you will have easy access to all of New Orleans' attractions and enjoy the Southern hospitality of innkeepers who are happy to help you make the most of your stay.

The historic mansion designed by Thomas Sully in 1890 has eight rooms , ranging from an intimate bedroom to large suites all with private baths. The inn has fourteen foot ceilings with original plaster medallions, wide pine plank flooring, a large wraparound porch, antiques and many special touches which embody the grace and charm of a bygone era yet with all the modern-day conveniences.

Sully Mansion has nine guest rooms; three on the first floor and six on the second floor. We have designed each room of the mansion with an eye for modern convenience, while retaining the grace of its origin. In addition to the guest rooms, there are many inviting spaces to congregate, both inside and outside of the inn. We want you to feel at home and relish in the experience of living like a local here in New Orleans.

We offer a continental breakfast featuring coffee, fresh fruit, pastries, eggs, and yogurt. We are more than happy to accommodate dietary restrictions and food allergies, just be sure to let us know.

Breakfast is served from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. daily. Weather permitting, guests are welcome to enjoy their breakfast in our courtyard or on the wrap-around porch.


The Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast is the only licensed bed and breakfast in the New Orleans' Garden District

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In-Room Amenities

Complimentary local phone calls with individual voice mail
Wireless internet connection
Ironing boards and irons
Color cable television
Clock radios
King and Queen size beds
Writing desks (in most rooms)
Fax machine on site
Gilcrest & Soames amenities
Antique Period furniture

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Guest Information and Policies

  • Lavish continental breakfast (weekday)
  • Full gourmet breakfast (weekend)
  • Early risers are treated to coffee and tea made available on the second floor foyer
  • An ice machine and small refrigerator is available to guests who bring a little of that special dinner back with them.
  • We know how easy it is to forget something when you go on a trip. The Sully Mansion has "Sully's Satchel" on the second floor foyer. In our hallway dresser you will find everything from A (as in aspirin) to Z (as in zipper repair) to get you fully equipped to enjoy your time in New Orleans.
  • We are in a safe residential area with 24 hour security patrols by the Garden District Security Oficers, this allows us to offer safe on street parking.
  • Interested in playing a round of golf? Going after the big fish? Touring a plantation? Riding an airboat through the swamps? Finding the perfect gift or securing a dinner reservation let our concierge service help you. We are happy to make arrangements for you or offer our suggestions to plan your itinerary.
  • We specialize in the diverse and rich music scene which made New Orleans famous.
  • Payment: Visa, MC, AmEx, Discover, Money Orders and Cash.
  • Rates are plus 13% + 0.50 tax per night. - Additonal guest is $25 + tax per night and $35 + tax per night for special events.
  • Minimum stays are required during special events, and some weekends. Please inquire when making your reservations.
  • Check in time is flexable but please let us know if you plan on arriving prior to 1:00pm or after 10:00 pm
  • Check out time is 11:00 am
  • Smoking is only allowed outside of mansion. Ashtrays are provided on the front porch and in the garden.
  • Sorry no pets.
  • The Inn may not be enjoyable for children under 12; so let's discuss this when you make your reservation.
  • Cancellation policy for non special events :
    All reservations must be secured by a credit card or advanced deposit.
    Reservations cancelled 30 days or more prior to arrival date will incur a $30 cancellation fee.
    Please visit our website for full cancellation policy details, including those for special events (Sugar Bowl, Mardi Gras, Quarter Fest, Jazz Fest, Christmas, and New Year’ Eve, May Graduation).

Business Travel

Why stay in another faceless hotel when you can take advantage of all the business amenities and receive personal service in a historic gracious environment? In addition to the ideal location, we offer spacious rooms with writing desks, meeting room space, Internet and Wifi access, fax service and the capacity to complete light copying jobs, all in one of the premier neighborhoods in the country. Discounts are available for stays longer than three days during the week.

Things To Do

Surrounded by magnolias and live oaks, the neighborhood is filled with Greek revival mansions and nineteenth century villas. Our guest are just steps away by streetcar from the French Quarter, Central Business District, Loyola and Tulane Universities, Audubon Park, the shops and boutiques of Magazine Street, world-famous restaurants and music clubs. For Mardi Gras, guests are one block from the major parade route and the Jazz Fest venue is within easy reach. The Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast is the ideal location for that special vacation, business trip or a romantic getaway.

Your Host

Imagine waking up in a beautiful mansion, with stained glass windows above a noble staircase, a grandiose front porch, and charming architectural details. Now imagine it’s your job to care for the mansion and its guests, while sharing the wonders and beauty of New Orleans’ famous Garden District with visitors from around the world.

This isn’t a fairy tale - this is a day in the life of Melinda McSpadden, Innkeeper and partner of the Sully Mansion. Melinda sat down between welcoming guests to talk about her position as the face of the recently rebranded Sully Mansion.

We are currently prepping for the wedding, welcoming guests, and making sure to have everything ready for the couple and their families. Weddings here are magical, because the space creates such a romantic and lovely atmosphere for the ceremony and reception. A special part of being the Innkeeper here is to assist the wedding planners and caterers as we make someone’s wedding a truly special and memorable day.



Whether a frequent visitor or a first time traveler, come and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of New Orleans and be a part of this magical city's rebirth as a guest of the Sully Mansion.

Sully Mansion is a proud member of the following associations:
Professional Association Of International Innkeepers
Louisiana Bed and Breakfast Association
Louisiana Travel Promotion Agency
New Orleans Bed and Breakfast Association
New Orleans Convention Bureau
Garden District Association

Sully Mansion
Bed and Breakfast

2631 Prytania Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Fax: 504-269-0793
Email: info@sullymansion.com
Homepage: www.sullymansion.com
Innkeeper: Melinda McSpadden

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