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1896 O'Malley House

120 South Pierce Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
Innkeeper(s): Larry Watts
  • Summary

    Relaxing Topnotch Colonial Revival Home

    Relax and soak up the elegant and historical atmosphere of this centrally located bed and breakfast dedicated to spectacular service.

    1896 O'Malley House Bed and Breakfast of New Orleans, Louisiana sits in a mid-town neighborhood of New Orleans on the Canal Streetcar Line near the French Quarter. The house is an ideal starting point from which to explore the city's many attractions.

    Walking tours, carriage tours, and riverboat tours offer fun ways to learn about the city and its exciting history. Multiple restaurants, shops, historic houses, music clubs, and bars are very close by. Treat yourself to a leisurely walk around the lovely canals or take a fifteen to twenty minute streetcar ride into the famous French Quarter, City Park, Fair Grounds, Garden District, and many more of the city's magnificent attractions.

    Each guestroom is equipped with a private bathroom with granite countertops, a queen sized bed, wireless Internet, complimentary snacks, wine, and beer. The second floor rooms are equipped with an iPad featuring the new Inn Concierge application and popular social media applications. Most of the guestrooms also include jacuzzi tubs with showers.

    A full complimentary gourmet breakfast is served every morning from 8:00AM to 10:00AM in the elegant downstairs dining room with locally roasted Community Coffee. Free soft drinks, beer, wine, and snacks are also available throughout the day.

  • Introduction

    1896 O'Malley House-front end

    1896 O'Malley House is a meticulously remodeled historic Colonial Revival home in the Mid-Town neighborhood of New Orleans. We are located on the Canal Streetcar line, allowing our guests to park their cars at the inn and still be able to visit the city's attractions conveniently. We offer eight distinctive suites, all with private baths. Depending on the room, you will enjoy a whirlpool tub and shower combination, original coal fireplaces, queen or king sized beds, some four-poster. Two of our rooms feature the original cypress wood walls. Breakfast is included in your room rate.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Larry Watts for sharing his own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Quiet neighbor, great location and great value.

    What are you best known for?

    Breakfast, great rooms, beds and service.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?


    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    One guest said this was the best B&B they have ever stayed in.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    City Park

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    City tour, plantation tour, swamp tour, bike tour.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We have 12 restaurants, Bayou St. John and City Park.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Café Degas and Rue 127

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 8 rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not accept pets, Canal Street Vet.

  • Courtyard

    1896 O'Malley House-courtyard

    During your stay at 1896 O'Malley House, visit our new courtyard, where you can enjoy a glass of whine and relax to the ambient sounds of our fountain.

  • Our Amenities

    1896 O'Malley-amenities

    • A full breakfast every morning
    • Jacuzzi tubs
    • LCD televisions
    • Free wireless internet
    • Easy access to the french quarter
    • Access to the city park, fairgrounds, garden district, & more
    • Affordable rates
    • And historic charm

    When you stay with us, you’ll feel like one of the family. Let us show you just how charming a New Orleans bed and breakfast can be.