Degas House Bed and Breakfast
A New Orleans Bed and Breakfast, Degas House is home to the French Impressionist Master, Edgar Degas, and is a masterpiece of history and hospitality.
Experience Degas Through His Own Eyes
Guests at Degas House experience an unforgettable taste of the legendary and luxurious Creole Lifestyle. The guest rooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the historic New Orleans home. Rooms and suites are named for the Musson-Degas Family.
Degas House was featured on NOLA Marketplace (see video below).
When New Orleans weddings, special events, or meetings are in your plans, our lovely Courtyard and Grand Parlors will provide the perfect setting for unique and treasured memories. Degas House has been awarded 2013 and 2014 Best of Weddings by the Knot.com.
Upon arrival, guests get treated to a cooked-to-order, homemade breakfast, with offerings such as French Waffles with fresh fruit, over-sized Creole Omelets with choice of fillings, or Bananas Foster Pain Perdu (French toast topped with caramelized bananas). In addition, a complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa accompanies each meal, provided by the Edgar Degas Foundation. Following their meal, visitors take part in our world-renowned guided tour experience, featuring a descendant of Degas as the lead tour guide. The Creole Breakfast and the Tour is $50 per person (regular prices: Breakfast $25/person; Tour $29/person). Reservations required. Arrive at 9:00 to enjoy a leisurely breakfast before the 10:30 am tour (please arrive by 10:15 am for tour).
Enjoy tree-lined Esplanade Avenue and discover the story of the French Creoles, including Edgar Degas and his maternal family. Hosted by the Great-Grand nieces of the artist himself, this is considered by many to be the most historically accurate tour in New Orleans. The Tour includes exploring both houses and viewing the award winning film "Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn".
Also included is the Creole Neighborhood of Edgar Degas Walking Tour which explores references to the neighborhood included in Degas' New Orleans letters. The price of the tour is $29 per person. Total time for the tour is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Tour times are 10:30 and 1:45.