Muses, New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Louisiana Bed and Breakfast near Tulane University

Established in 1989 and open year-round, The Muses is a bed and breakfast located on historic Magazine Street in New Orleans' Lower Garden District, recently rated #1 in a Top 10 of "hippest neighborhoods" in the U.S. and Canada by Utne Reader. Magazine Street, and streets named for the muses nearby this art-filled guest house, will delight the visitor with miles of antique and curiousity shops, art galleries, coffeehouses, boutiques and reataurants for exploration. Four blocks away, the convenient St. Charles Avenue streetcar takes you to the French Quarter, Warehouse District and Central Business District.

The Muses is a classic Greek Revival-style home built in 1858. It boasts 15-foot ceilings, with origional plaster and Louisiana cypress woodwork. Elegant, but understated, The Muses is a prime example of New Orleans architecture. Furnished with period antiques and oriental rugs, the house showcases the artworks of Louisiana artists, including artist/owner Georgia Ross.

All rooms are spacious, uniquely decorated, and have ensuite baths. Their antique furnishings provide antebellum ambience as well as modern comforts, such as stereo cable TV, telephone, A/C and ceiling fans. Your rate includes a full gourmet breakfast, which is served from 9 to 11 a.m., using healthy organic foods. Beverages are also complimentary, and guests may use the kitchen and laundry facilities if they so desire. Your hostess, Georgia Ross, and her two cats Neko and Ju-Ju Baby, look forward to welcoming you to the city. As we say in New Orleans, "Laissez les bontemps rouler!"

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Owners: Georgia Ross
Open Since: 1989
Price Range: Check with owner as prices may vary
Travel Agent Commission Offered: 10

No. of Rooms With Private Bath: 3
Dates Closed, if Any: none

Location: In city

Amenities: Air conditioning, Telephone in room, Television in room, Fireplace in room, Art studio, Antiques, Full breakfast, Guest refrigerator (filled), Patio, Balcony, Designated smoking, Pets allowed, Children possible, Suites available, Laundry facilities, Brass beds, Guest-accessible kitchen facilities and Cats in residence

Sight-Seeing: Museum, Art galleries, Aquarium, Historical site/district and Zoo

Out In The Town: Antique shops/malls, Espresso bars, Dancing, Casino gambling, Theatre, Movie cinemas, Concerts, Farmers market and Bars/night clubs

Out In Nature: Nature preserves

Area Attractions:
French Quarter, Convention Center and Warehouse District, St. Charles Avenue streetcar, Art Galleries and Antique Shops, Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Zoo, Tulane and Loyola Universities, Garden District

These recreational facilities and attractions are all within 2 miles of Muses.

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Muses Contact Information

1455 Magazine Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States
(504) 522-7976
FAX: (504) 524-4466
themuses [at] cmq.com
http://members.tripod.com/~themuses/

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5 stars (13 ratings)

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