Lonely Planet review
With its ornate white Corinthian columns, sky-blue veranda ceilings and elaborate dental moldings, the exterior of the Magnolia Mansion resembles nothing a huge wedding confection. The opulence continues inside with a bold red entryway filled with formal French antiques. Most guest rooms drip with crystal chandeliers, silk draperies and gilt mirrors. Choose the Vampire Lovers Lair and you’ll sleep ensconced in a king-size bed that replicates the one used in the movie Interview with a Vampire. All the drama should come as no surprise given that the proprietor is Holy Vest, a famous Las Vegas impersonator, aka Tina Turner. No guests under 21.
Our independent authors have visited Magnolia Mansion and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in New Orleans.
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