A nondescript Mid-City neighborhood unexpectedly houses this splendid B&B, antiqued but not frilly, steps from the Canal Street streetcar line. Fine art, stunning woodwork, and gorgeous fireplace add architectural interest. Breakfast is in the formal dining room, or you can take your homemade muffin to an unexceptional outdoor space. The largest rooms are on the second floor; most of the dull bathrooms have Jacuzzi tubs. The smaller, garret-like rooms on the third floor make clever use of their odd shapes and bleached wood. Ghost hunters should request the haunted room. Host Larry and two golden retrievers add a pleasantly personal, furry touch.