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Degas House -Historic Home and Inn

New Orleans, LA, US (MSY)

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Based on 139 reviews
Experience Degas through his own eyes...
Style: Elegant, Historical Degas Hotel
Room & Rates
Standard Garret Room - Includes Breakfast Daily - Degas House -Historic Home and Inn - 3

Standard Garret Room - Includes Breakfast Daily

Starting from
$199 $107
Avg. Nightly Rate
Located on the third floor of the main house, the Garret Rooms are modeled after the artist` studios of 19th century Paris, and built into the eaves of the house. Degas, himself, lived in Parisian garrets.
 
As a ``night crawler`` he enjoyed the quiet and privacy of the garret removed from the street noise and daylight. There are no windows in the garret rooms, but all rooms have hardwood floors, and charming antique furnishings. 
 
Guests` staying at the Degas House also receive a complimentary Degas House Pre-Impressionist tour. 
 
Included in the Garret rooms:
  • 3rd Floor Room with either a Full bed and a Twin bed
  • Private bathroom with Either A Shower or Shower/Tub Combination
  • Cooked-to-Order Creole Breakfast Served Daily
  • Large Screen TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV Service
  • Desk/Work Area
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • iPod Docking Stations with Clock Radios
  • Robes in Each Bedroom
  • Note: All rooms at the Degas House are located on the 2nd or 3rd floors and there are no elevators.
 
 
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Deluxe Room - Includes Breakfast Daily - Degas House -Historic Home and Inn - 1

Deluxe Room - Includes Breakfast Daily

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$250 $132
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Luxurious decor and personal effects adorn the Rooms, which are named after the ladies of the Musson-Degas family. 
 
The rooms have Queen Beds and private bathrooms with either a Victorian claw-foot tub or a two-person jetted tub. 
 
Guests` staying at the Degas House also receive a complimentary Degas House Pre-Impressionist tour. 
 
Included in the Deluxe rooms:
  • Queen Bed
  • Private bathroom with Either A Victorian Claw-Footed Tub or A Two-Person Jetted Tub
  • Cooked-to-Order Creole Breakfast Served Daily
  • Large Screen TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV Service
  • Desk/Work Area
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • iPod Docking Stations with Clock Radios
  • Robes in Each Bedroom
  • Note: All rooms at the Degas House are located on the 2nd or 3rd floors and there are no elevators.
 
 
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Two-Bedroom Suite - Includes Breakfast Daily - Degas House -Historic Home and Inn - 4

Two-Bedroom Suite - Includes Breakfast Daily

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$299 $165
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Large two-bedroom suite with gorgeous views and private balcony overlooking either the Courtyard or historic Esplanande Avenue, beneath a canopy of massive live oaks. 
 
Some have personal kitchens, all have private bathrooms with either a Victorian claw-foot tub or a jetted tub/shower combination. 
 
Guests` staying at the Degas House also receive a complimentary Degas House Pre-Impressionist tour. 
 
Included in the Suite:
  • King Bed and A Full Bed In the Second Bedroom 
  • Private bathroom with Either A Victorian Claw-Footed Tub or A Two-Person Jetted Tub/Shower Combination
  • Cooked-to-Order Creole Breakfast Served Daily
  • Large Screen TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV Service
  • Desk/Work Area
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • iPod Docking Stations with Clock Radios
  • Robes in Each Bedroom
  • Note: All rooms at the Degas House are located on the 2nd or 3rd floors and there are no elevators.
 
 
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Degas-Duvigneaud House - One Bedroom Suite - Degas House -Historic Home and Inn - 2

Degas-Duvigneaud House - One Bedroom Suite

This one-bedroom suite is located at The Duvigneaud House, which is steps away from the Degas House at 2859 Grand Route St. John.

The Duvigneaud House is a historic home that is now divided into five apartments, two of which are currently available. 
 
Included in the Suite:
 
  • Queen Bed
  • Sleeper Sofa
  • Private Bathroom with Shower/Tub Combination
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Full Kitchen with Stove, Refrigerator, and Microwave
The home is located is located on a quiet residential street within walking distance of a grocery store, several restaurants, wine bars, and coffee shops. 
 
The property is owned and operated by the Edgar Degas House. 
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Degas House -Historic Home and Inn
2306 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA US 70119

Location

Degas House Historic Home and Inn is located just eleven blocks from the world-famous New Orleans French Quarter, the Degas House is the only home or studio of Degas anywhere in the world that is open to the public.

Why Stay Here

Guests who stay at the Degas House will enjoy the standard amenities such as:

  • Free Cooked-To-Order Creole Breakfast 
  • Free Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Edgar Degas House Creole Impressionist Tour
  • Complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary Drinks (with Meals)

Resort Details

The Degas House was awarded The Knot`s 2015 Best of Weddings Pick and has earned a Fodor`s Choice distinction from Fodor`s Travel each year for the past 7 years.
New Orleans` home to the French Impressionist Master Edgar Degas, the Degas House Historic Home and New Orleans Bed and Breakfast is a masterpiece of history and hospitality.

Guests at the Degas House experience an unforgettable taste of the legendary and luxurious Creole lifestyle. The Degas House was distinguished by The French Ministry of Culture and included in the French National Order of Arts and Letters.

The Degas House has the honor of being listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Degas created 18 paintings, 4 drawings, and 5 letters while in New Orleans, all of which were created in the house. Located on the second and third floors of the historic New Orleans home to Degas, rooms and suites are named for the Mousson-Degas Family.

Accommodation Details

  • Wi-Fi
  • Housekeeping
  • Air Conditioning
  • TV
  • Desk/Work Area
  • Hair Dryer
  • Robes In Each Room

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

Complimentary cooked-to-order Creole Breakfast is served daily.

Nearby Dining:

  • Cafe Degas
  • Lola`s
  • Nonna Mia
  • Meauxbar
  • Commander`s Palace

Weddings

The grand parlors and beautiful courtyard provides the perfect setting for weddings, special events, or meetings.
Degas House has been awarded Best of Weddings by the Knot.com for the past 3 years.

Entertainment & Activities

Nearby Attractions:

  • NOMA New Orleans Museum of Art
  • The French Quarter
  • Canal Street Streetcar

Nearby

Explore the historic Esplanade area:

  • The Duvigneaud House
  • The Museum of Free People of Color
  • St. Louis Cemetary #3
  • Gayarre Place
  • NOMA (New Orleans Museum of Art)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All Degas House rooms are located on either the 2nd or 3rd floor and there are no elevators. Extra Bonus: Edgar Degas House Pre-Impressionist Tour Included In Your Stay

AMENITIES:
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Banquet Facility
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Services
  • Complimentary Bathrobe and Slippers
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Express Check-Out
  • Extended Stay
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Full Breakfast
  • Gift Shop on Property
  • Honeymoon Amenities
  • Interior Corridors
  • Kids Stay Free (Based on Age)
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non-Smoking Property
  • On-Site Check In
  • Secured Parking
  • Tours Included
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Wedding Services
  • Widescreen TV
  • Wireless Internet
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 139 reviews
from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Submitted on 11-11-2015
We were there for a wedding. From the event viewpoint, it was fabulous. The staff & especially wedding coordinator Flora were great. They were helpful, attentive, and accommodating. They staged a beautiful wedding. From the lodging standpoint, it left a lot to be desired. Though the building is historic and charming, it is sorely in need of repairs and maintenance. They desperately need to spend some $$ here to preserve this building and to justify the $250 per night. The breakfast each morning... Read more
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Submitted on 04-01-2016
Great room. Great Service. Great breakfast. My travel companion and I had a great experience with the management of the Degas House. After dealing with terrible and rude management with the Rathborne Bed and Breakfast the Degas House welcomed up with open arms. Wish we could have stayed longer.
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Submitted on 12-01-2016
Stay was wonderful. Fascinating tour of the house and history on the life of Edgar Degas ( a little too long approx. 2 hrs.). Service and the breakfast was A+. Stayed four nights for my wife's birthday and they really made her feel special, thanks again Sharon. Had a bottle of sherry in the room that was delicious. Only a short walk to a few restaurants and the bus stop is right out front for getting to the French Quarter. An overall great stay.
from Parker, Colorado
Submitted on 12-02-2016
Very cool place, it is a historic property that has historical connections to the French artist Degas. You have to understand this when you are booking, as it is an old house and therefore obviously is not going to be like modern hotels so you should understand that. There is no A/C for example and the furniture is old and in an old style. Having said that, the stay was very nice and we knew what the place was like when we booked it. The location is great to walk into the french quarter and ... Read more
from Falls Church, Virginia
Submitted on 02-04-2016
Pam was our guide for a very personal tour. We were the only ones this particular afternoon. She shared so much information about Degas' visit to NOLA and the history of his family that lived there. I was particularly fascinated by the research done to find that the house, over the years, had been divided into two buildings. We are looking forward to revisiting our National Gallery of Art to see one of the paintings Degas painted at the home. The walk around the neighborhood was an added treat.
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Submitted on 05-07-2016
We are just getting done staying at the inn today and it has been a wonderful experience. We asked to be upgraded to a room that we were told was having an A/C issue. Even though we were okay with the issue, the staff spent well over an hour making sure that portable A/C units were fully set up and functional so that we could be comfortable. Later that evening there were some other guests that had a bit of a situation causing all of us other guests to be woken up. Judy came over, gave us a bottl... Read more
from Dunedin, New Zealand
Submitted on 06-07-2016
My wife arranged accommodation here, in no small part because she really loved the work of Degas, and I rather enjoy it myself. This was a tricky place to review for several reasons, not the least of which is that the house is, in many lovely respects, a period piece. Let me start by cautioning anyone expecting hi-spec, top-end arrangements that this may not be the place for you, with the possible exception of the Estelle Room. However, we stayed in the next room back on the second floor, the Jo... Read more
from West Reading, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 09-10-2016
I'm not rating the B&B experience - Just took the tour. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, but in my opinion, this tour left a lot to be desired. You watch an informative (but lengthy) video re: Degas in New Orleans. Then the tour - you look at prints of Degas paintings, sketches, etc - some of which have nothing to do with Degas' time in New Orleans - and hear the same information you heard ten minutes before in the video. The day we were there, the place was still set up from ... Read more
from Nashville, Tennessee
Submitted on 04-12-2016
My family went the day after Thanksgiving for breakfast and we were met with friendly faces asking if we wanted a Bloody Mary or a mojito. We were offered several choices including a variety of omelettes, French toast, sausage, bacon. You can't go wrong, as any choice here is a good choice. We all shared food and enjoyed good coffee. We met others visiting New Orleans. A Tour with the history of Edgar Degas followed, including a short award-winning documentary. Degas was the only French Impressi... Read more
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