Magnolia Mansion

New Orleans, Louisiana
Children 12+
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Welcome to Magnolia Mansion

Experience Southern charm in the historic Garden District of New Orleans

About the Mansion

Located in the historic Lower Garden District of New Orleans, Magnolia Mansion is the perfect boutique hotel and starting point for experiencing the best New Orleans offers. For those who adore the music and culture of New Orleans and a touch of nightlife, there is no better place to stay as the city's world-renowned artists often perform in our intimate parlour room.

Want to enjoy Mardi Gras like a local? We're a half block from parade routes. Seeking a central location to explore New Orleans? The Saint Charles Streetcar Line stop is just 50 paces from our door and will whisk you uptown or to the French Quarter in minutes. Fleet-footed? We're within walking distance or minutes by Uber from the city's most popular attractions, including:

  • Convention Center: 1.1 miles
  • Superdome: 1.2 miles
  • French Quarter: 1.9 miles

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Our Accommodations

All rooms located inside the mansion feature themed decor, gorgeous window dressings with Austrian Sheers, black-out curtains, and beautiful hardwood floors. Amenities include plush bed coverings, fresh linens, and private baths.

In our courtyard area, we offer rooms styled in the classical New Orleans tradition. For upgraded accommodations and a full kitchen in a private wing of the mansion, our Ambassador mini-suite may be just what you're looking for.
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The Perfect Garden District Location

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Magnolia Mansion is the perfect wedding and reception location for those seeking a truly unique and memorable Wedding Day.
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Wanting to escape for the weekend...or longer? Enjoy our romantically themed rooms, each with it's own special personality.
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Private Events

Magnolia Mansion is considered "The Gateway To The Historic Garden District" and is centrally located to the city's most popular areas.

Paranormal Activity

Magnolia Mansion, despite its close proximity to American Horror Story's Buckner Mansion, is possibly the most haunted place to stay in New Orleans.

Things happen here, things that defy conventional explanation. Guests share many stories about unexplained occurrences. They've reported seeing reflections in mirrors, lights turned off turn back on, doors open unexpectedly, sounds of children giggling when none are here, and breezes moving through rooms on calm nights. We can't be sure what is going on, but we've taken the precaution of blocking out Holloween for only our most fearless guests.

Want to know more? Follow the links below. Or, book a room, and find out for yourself.

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Local Attractions

Located just across Canal Street from the French Quarter is the Garden District. Here, you'll find many of New Orleans' most iconic attractions. The area has some of the best-preserved mansions in the country, including the Brevard-Rice House, Gilmour-Parker House, and the Bradish Johnson House.

Exploring the Garden District is a breeze. You can use the Saint Charles Streetcar line, which regularly runs through the district. Or, you can schedule a tour with local tour guides. You can also walk to the nearby Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, which contains over 1,000 tombs, and is included in the National Register of Historic Places.

You can visit world-renowned restaurants for lunch or dinner, like Commander's Palace and Casamento's, or local favorites, like Lilette and Coquette. Alternatively, the nearby Magazine street has a variety of excellent choices for all palettes.

If it's live music you seek, then you are unlikely to leave the mansion as national acts and the city's best artists often perform on property.
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I was excited to find a unique, historic spot to stay in New Orleans, and Magnolia Mansion exceeded my expectations. I was glad to be in a lovely, safe neighborhood just a block away from the St. Charles streetcar line and good coffee shops. The tall ceilings, stately entrance hall, and large living rooms made me feel like I was transported to another time in New Orleans history. The staff was gracious and helpful. My room also felt grand (and was very clean), and the bed was very comfortable. I especially loved my luxuriously large bathtub and look forward to my return.