Location937 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116
Sitting on historic Esplanade Avenue on the edge of the French Quarter, the Melrose Mansion is the perfect setting for your New Orleans wedding. Our newly renovated luxury hotel is ideal for intimate weddings to be held inside the beautifully decorated Victorian mansion, poolside or in the paved grounds behind the 919 Executive Suite building.
Our front indoor parlor can comfortably accommodate a maximum of 55 chairs for a ceremony, the poolside area can accommodate up to 65 chairs and the paved grounds can accommodate up to 100 chairs. Each space has the ability to transition into a reception venue, perfectly timed for the return of your second line down the famous Esplanade Avenue!
Complimentary Breakfast for guests
The Melrose Mansion offers hotel room blocks for your guests. Click here to request a proposal.
Exclusive Grand Balcony Suite
This Grande Balcony is the only of its kind, complete with an expansive private balcony overlooking Esplanade Avenue. The Donecio Suite is the most sought after accommodation in the French Quarter. This one-of-a-kind suite is the perfect retreat, changing the ordinary to extraordinary. Indulge yourself with these great features: king bed, wet bar, private balcony with chairs and chaise lounge – including an additional walkout from your oversized bathroom, contemporary artwork and furnishings, couch, chairs, LCD TV, armoire, chandelier, chest of drawers, and custom blackout drapes. The Donecio Suite can only be found directly with the hotel group – allowing us to provide the best possible rate. The Donecio suite is approximately 510 square feet.
Esplanade Executive Balcony Suite
The 2nd floor Residential Executive One Bedroom Suite has proved itself a favorite among guests! Perfect to serve as the central meeting spot for group blocks, bridal prep, informal corporate retreats, or hosting an intimate private event. Like the other suites, this second floor room overlooks historic Esplanade Avenue, offering you over 1300 square feet of luxury, yet also includes two private balconies. The apartment style suite is complete with an array of amenities including 1 king bed, glass top stove, oven, sub-zero refrigerator and freezer with ice maker, Cuisiart coffee maker, Crate & Barrel dining ware and bar ware, dishwasher, washer & dryer, full living room complete with contemporary furnishings, dining table with bar stools, 2 flat screen internet ready 40″ LCD televisions, 350 thread count linens and duvet covers, Carrera marble bathroom with oversized Jacuzzi tub/shower combo with rain shower head.
The Charming Elopement Package ($650): 1.5 hour use of the venue space, inclusive of: guest arrival time, ceremony, and family and bridal portraits. Plus photography allowed throughout the property’s public spaces and a complimentary bottle of champagne and two toasting glasses.
The Exquisite Elopement Package ($1,650): All of The Charming offerings, plus a ceremony officiant, bridal bouquet and boutonniere, and custom two-tiered cake.