A New Orleans Bed and Breakfast
"One of the Country's Best B & B's" -Forbes Magazine
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Lanaux Mansion New Orleans Bed and Breakfast was seen in the Brad Pitt Movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

  • New Orleans Bed and Breakfast Lanaux Mansion Exterior. The New Orleans B & B is located on historic Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans
  • Enchanted Cottage at Lanaux Mansion New Orleans Bed and Breakfast has a view of the New Orleans B & B's Victorian Garden.
  • Johnson Suite at the Lanaux Mansion New Orleans Bed and Breakfast has a full B & B sitting area and kitchenette area.
  • Lanaux Suite at the Lanaux Mansion New Orleans Bed and Breakfast is a B & B suite decorated with antique details.
  • Weiland Room at the Lanaux Mansion New Orleans Bed and Breakfast was once the New Orleans B & B's kitchen.
  • Enchanted Cottage Interior at the Lanaux Mansion New Orleans Bed and Breakfast; the New Orleans B & B cottage includes a writing desk, kitchenette and view of the Victorian Garden.
  • New Orleans B & B Cottage Exterior at the Lanaux Mansion - alternate view
Description/alt: Enchanted Cottage at the Lanaux Mansion New Orleans B & B with a view of the Bed and Breakfast's Victorian Garden.
  • Colorful Victorian Garden at the Lanaux Mansion New Orleans Bed and Breakfast surrounds the New Orleans B & Bs rooms and suites. Lanaux Mansion is a Victorian Bed and Breakfast.

Lanaux Mansion History

If you are fascinated by history with a touch of the romantic, you will appreciate this mansion’s past. The Lanaux Mansion has an intriguing story beginning with original owner, attorney Charles Andrew Johnson. A gentleman bachelor with dreams of a beautiful home and family, he built his glorious 11,000 square foot mansion. However, the goal of having a family with which to share his large and lovely home was never realized by this very private man. Although he lived alone until his death, Mr. Johnson was known to have hobnobbed with Confederate General Robert E. Lee and other prominent men of the time. Mr. Johnson bequeathed his mansion to the woman he purportedly loved in silence, his partner’s daughter, Marie Andry Lanaux. In the late 1980s Ruth Bodenheimer began her painstaking restoration of this pristine building. Ms. Bodenheimer has lovingly restored her home to its original state. The guest rooms are graced with vintage Johnson; his furniture, artworks, books, and mementos are displayed throughout.