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HH Whitney House Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

HH Whitney House Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

Hotel located in Italianate style family home was built circa 1865 and was restored to its original grandeur during 1993-1997. The home is located on the Esplanade Ridge, nine blocks from the French Quarter and one mile from the Fairgrounds and City Park. Esplanade Avenue is serviced by a bus line which runs from the park to the quarter and has connections to anywhere in the city.

Plaster ceiling medallions adorn the foyer, dining room, double-parlor and solarium. The parlor and solarium are elegantly appointed with Victorian furnishings as well as a 1912 player piano with over 100 rolls of vintage music. The dining room features an 11-foot oak table which provides an elegant setting for breakfast. The rear garden features foliage and fruit trees.

Eleven fireplaces, including two in the parlor which feature Italian marble mantelpieces. In each of the other rooms, a cypress mantel. Original cypress millwork and transoms exist throughout the home. All guest rooms are located on the upper level.

HH Whitney Hotel
1923 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116
HH Whitney Hotel, New Orleans LA

 

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