For some, its the mystery of what lies behind those century-old shutters. For others, its the curiosity to feel what its like to unwind and enjoy the luxuries of a beautifully restored Victorian Mansion. At the Melrose, our attention to detail will make you feel a part of New Orleans. Upon arriving at the Melrose Mansion, you will experience true southern hospitality from our always friendly staff, available to assist with luggage and ensure that your stay with us is unforgettable.The luxury mansion, newly renovated in September 2011, sits on historic Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans just one block from the world famous French Quarter! The Melrose Mansion features14 beautifully furnished suites with all modern amenities including 350 thread-count linens with down comforters, large LCD flat screen television, IPod docking station, luxury bath amenities, all-marble bathrooms with standing shower or Jacuzzi tub/shower combination, ebony stained original hardwood floors, original artwork, and high speed wireless internet. The Melrose Mansion also features one of the largest swimming pools in the French Quarter, complete with fountains, which sits perfectly in the courtyard area of the mansion surrounded by lush trees and landscape.