#4 - The Bienville House
The Bienville House is located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The hotel is named after Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, a Canadian naval officer who explored the Mississippi River in 1699 and established the first permanent settlement in Louisiana.
The hotel was first built in 1835, however, it originally served as a manufacturing plant for Planters Rice Mill. Following its time as a manufacturing plant, it also served as a firehouse, a luxury apartment complex, and then finally a hotel in 1970. It is a quaint and boutique hotel in the French Quarter, nestled in beautiful plants and antique decor.