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There are many Bed and Breakfast and Hotel accommodations to choose from when planning your stay in New Orleans. Magnolia Mansion is breathtakingly beautiful, & has set a new standard of opulence for Romantic Upscale Boutique Hotels.

Magnolia Mansion is the perfect New Orleans Bed and Breakfast, for those seeking a peaceful Getaway to celebrate any special occasion such as an anniversary, engagement, honeymoon, elopement, proposal, birthday, or a quiet weekend away. Feel like royalty in our accommodations of up to nine luxurious uniquely themed guest rooms… each with a private bath.

This B&B is considered to be "The Gateway To The Historic Garden District" & is centrally located uptown, steps from St. Charles Street Car and the Mardi Gras Parade Route. It is within minutes of the French Quarter, Convention Center, our beloved Cemeteries, Mississippi River Paddlewheels, most Major Attractions, the Universities, Superdome, Shopping, Cafes, Cozy Eateries, as well as Five Star Restaurants…such as Commander's Palace & Emeril's Delmonicos,.

Magnolia Mansion is steeped in rich history and is historically known as the Harris Maginnis Mansion. It once operated as the headquarters of the American Red Cross during World War II (1939 -1954), and now operates as one of New Orleans finest upscale Bed & Breakfast Guest homes. With eleven phenomenal Corinthian columns and massive wrap around Veranda, this property is one of New Orleans most photographed and treasured architectural Garden District Antebellum homes (built in 1857-58). Please note, this property is WITHOUT elevators or handicapped accessibility inside the main mansion. (See Mansion History.)

Massive Oak Trees frame the Mansion and the fully landscaped courtyards and grounds, while the air is perfumed by the scent of Magnolia Trees, Gardenias, and Jasmine.

From the moment you enter the spectacular grand hall of this raised Greek-revival Mansion, you are greeted by larger-than-life sculptures of Eros and Aphrodite, the Greek Deities of Love. Imagine surrounding yourself in peaceful luxury night after night in the hauntingly romantic Magnolia Mansion. You will feel as if you have stepped back in time as you experience the grandeur of old New Orleans.