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1923 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116-1706, USA    
(800) 924-9448, (504) 948-9448
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  1. The HH Whitney House on the Historic Esplanade: Experience Southern Hospital...
  2. Soak up the sun in this tropical paradise....
  3. The house, pool and garden at night....
  4. Relax in old world charm in the home's beautiful double parlors....
  5. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at the HH Whitney House dining table....
  6. The Solarium Suite provides a private parlor for guests as well as private galle...
  7. Charm and ambiance everywhere you turn....
  8. The Solarium bedroom just off the private parlor....
  9. The HH Whitney House allows you to walk through windows of time to a more serene...
  10. Sit on the Solarium's gallery overlooking the oak-lined Esplanade....
  11. The luxurious Solarium bath features an antique clawfoot tub & shower....
  12. The Bride's & Groom's Rooms are just down the hall from the Solarium Suite....
  13. Bride's Room is pretty in peach, lace and flowers....
  14. Groom's Room features a bed hand-crafted from cypress doors....
  15. Our Scarlett O'Hara Room is the perfect space for those Gone With The Wind fans....
  16. The Garden Suite features a private balcony off the bedroom as well as private b...
  17. The Garden Suite's dressing area....
  18. The Garden Suite features a glass-block shower with dual showerheads....
  19. The Garden Suite's balcony overlooking the pool below....
  20. Nighttime view of the pool from the Garden Suite balcony....

- $259

Book a Room $105 - $259

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Glen Miller, Randall Saizan

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Circa 1865. The Civil War had barely ended when builders broke ground on this elegant Italianate mansion. More than a century later, much of its original charm has been maintained. The intricate molding and plasterwork are of the highest quality. Common rooms with Victorian furnishings and appointments complement the architecture. Distinctive antiques include an early 20th-century player piano. A decorative fireplace is featured in each guest bedroom. The Bride's Room, with a lace-draped canopy bed, makes a spacious two- or three-bedroom suite when combined with the Solarium or Groom's rooms. The romantic Honeymoon Suite in the former servants' quarters offers total privacy. Located in the Esplanade Ridge historic district, the French Quarter is just a half-mile walk.

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$105 to $259

Off Season: $75 to $130

Payment Types Accepted Include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Travelers Checks, Visa and Personal checks accepted for advance payments only.

    • Breakfast
    • Snacks/Refreshments


This property has 5 total guest accommodations, 3 with private bath, 5 with fireplaces. The types of beds available include Queen.

  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Bicycles
  • Cable TV
  • DVD
  • Fax
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Swimming
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Wireless Internet Access

Events Hosted

    • Meetings
    • Family Reunions
    • Weddings
    • Romantic Getaways
    • Small Receptions Or Parties

Inns Of Interest

    • Unusual Architecture

Innkeepers Association Memberships

Professional Innkeepers Association of New Orleans, New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, PAII

Describe Garden and Grounds

Our garden area is being transformed into a semi-tropical oasis following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A beautiful in-ground swimming pool with raised hot tub looks out over the landscape which has been enclosed by French Quarter-style wall.

Solarium Suite

Luxury accommodations for two include sitting parlor and sleeping alcove. May be combined with Bride's and Groom's rooms to accommodate up to six.

Rates: $125 - $259

Type of bed: Queen

Bride's Room

Soft peach pastels highlight the black-iron bed dressed in flowers and draped in lace. This room will please every young lady.

Rates: $75 - $150

Type of bed: Queen

Groom's Room

Masculine-themed room features Cypress bed hand-crafted from two doors that once connected this room to the servants' wing.

Rates: $75 - $150

Type of bed: Queen

Scarlett OHara Room

Gone with the Wind memorabilia adorns this room, which overlooks the rear and side gardens. The bed is dressed in greens and golds.

Rates: $85 - $150

Type of bed: Queen

Garden Suite

Formerly known as the Servants' Quarters, this recently renovated room is highlighted by the exposed brick chimney which divides the sleeping area from the bath and dressing area. Also features an oversize glass-block shower built for two and a large balcony overlooking the pool and garden area. Completed with a Queen pine bed & furnishings, flat panel TV with DVD, ceiling fan and several chairs.

Rates: $125 - $259

Type of bed: Queen

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

Two to three nights most weekends

Children Restrictions

We gladly accept children after consulting with parents or guardians that child will be comfortable in our environment. Families with children that are very active or overly inquisitive may find that it will be too tiresome to keep children from handling fragile objects and /or running throughout the house. While we do want guests to have fun, we have created a very comfortable, yet serene environment. We expect all guests, regardless of age, to behave in an appropriate manner.


50% deposit required at booking. Refunds issued only if rooms cancelled can be rebooked. Otherwise, credit for future stay is given.


Outside Only.

Other Activities

    • Amusement Park
    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Sports Events, Major College
    • Tennis
    • French Quarter
    • Fairgrounds

Nearby College/University

Loyola, Tulane, Xavier, Dillard, University of New Orleans, Southern University

Get a Free Night at this inn

The dates this property will honor the certificate are Last minute bookings, subject to availability.

- One Night Free: This property is featured as participating in the iLoveinns.com Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free program.

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True Southern Hospitality

I recently stayed at the HH Whitney House when I traveled to New Orleans for a job interview. I could not have asked for a better experience. The house is beautiful and the hospitality is second to none. Glen and Randy went out of their way to make me feel welcome in the city that will soon be my new home. They answered my many questions about the city and even helped me find a new place to live. I could not have asked for better hospitality. They truly made my stay in New Orleans a wonderful experience. The HH Whitney House definitely provides its guests with true southern hospitality. Stay here...you are in for a real treat!!!
Carol Camp
Reno, NV

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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Excellent Place!

Beautifully decorated, superb breakfast an overall great place to stay for a romantic getaway, Wedding, anniversary you name it. Locked key box for any late arrivals. Glen even gave us his hot sauce recipe. Definitely will return and recommend to others
Brian Stultz

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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