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Hotel Degas House (New Orleans, USA)

Hotel Degas House (New Orleans, USA)

About Degas House

Situated in the Esplanade Ridge neighborhood of New Orleans, the Degas House is a lovely bed-and-breakfast housed in the former home of French impressionist painter Edgar Degas. The mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places features individually decorated accommodations and nice amenities. Well appointed rooms and suites feature distinctive details from antiques to artwork and Victorian clawfoot tubs in the bathrooms. All have Wi-Fi, TVs with cable, minifridges, iPod docking stations and air-conditioning, while some have balconies. Guests of the Degas House enjoy a complimentary tour of the property led by an actual descendant of Degas. There’s also a French Quarter style courtyard, gift shop and museum. Mornings begin with a hearty, cooked-to-order homemade breakfast with savory dishes ranging from a Creole Omelet to Bananas Foster Pain Perdu, complemented with a Bloody Mary or mimosa. Nearby attractions include City Park and the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and Jackson Square.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi(Unavailable)
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationVery good  (8.1 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.3 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Wonderful historic property with nice ambiance.

There were many favourable comments related to the fact that the property is historic. People generally enjoyed the ambiance of the old home and several said they found it a pleasure to look at the artistic paintings on-site courtesy of the informative tour provided. Several people also commented on the beautiful furnishings and lovely courtyard.


Good breakfast offerings.

Many guests had positive things to say about the breakfast offered. Visitors generally found the menu to be lavish and full of a variety of options, tailored to all tastes.


Situated in a superb location.

Guests also enjoyed the location of the house. People said it was very close to the French Quarter, which was within walking distance. Visitors also enjoyed exploring the neighbourhood.

Negative Reviews


Lack of a lift may be troublesome.

There were some negative remarks about the lack of a lift. Several people complained about having to walk up a lot of steps, which may be an issue for guests with mobility issues or a lot of luggage in tow.


May be in need of a little TLC.

There were some complaints about the facilities being worn down. It was also mentioned that the bathrooms were old, some with broken fixtures.


A few other rants.

There were complaints about mould throughout the house, as well as bugs in some of the rooms. There were also negative remarks about noisy air conditioners and noisy guests; some people were also disappointed with the lack of front desk service.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Parking
  3. Computer with internet
  4. Laundry service
  5. WiFi in public areas
  6. Free WiFi in public areas
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Housekeeping
  9. Free WiFi
  10. Breakfast
Room amenities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Central heating
  4. Electric kettle
  5. Air conditioning
  6. Desk
  7. Cable TV
  8. WiFi
  9. Fridge

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


2306 Esplanade Avenue,  70119,  New Orleans,  USA
Telephone: +1(504)8215009 | Fax: +1(504)8210870 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Degas House

  • Is there a pool area at Degas House?

    No, Degas House doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Degas House?

    No, Degas House doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Degas House?

    Yes, Degas House provides Parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Degas House?

    Check-in at Degas House is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Degas House located?

    Degas House is located in 2306 Esplanade Avenue, 70119, New Orleans, USA.