This beautiful, newly renovated cottage in the hippest neighborhood, is just what you need for an amazing stay in NOLA!!
Awesome house in the Bywater area of New Orleans. One block from the Mississippi River nestled right in the heart of the neighborhood. Very Safe. Half of a converted double creole cottage house with attic bedroom, private backyard and newly installed central AC.
15 min walk to Frenchmen street. 20 min walk to the French Quarter.
Bus stop 10 feet from front door which runs straight into the French Quarter for $1.25.
Within a two block radius there is
Satsuma Cafe - a hip and healthy breakfast spot
Pizza Delicious - cheap and tasty thin crust pizza
Frady's - amazing Po-Boys
Markey's - a cool dive bar
Maurepas - high end southern cuisine and cocktails
Booty's - street food and cocktails of the world
if that wasn't enough you are also right next to the famous/infamous Bywater Country Club.
For music within the neighborhood there is
Bacchanal - the best wine bar in town featuring live music 7 days a week
Vaughn's bar - featuring trumpeter Kermit Ruffins on thursday
BJ's - King James and Special Men jam monday night
Charming and beautiful in a historic, New Orleans way but all the appliances and the AC are new and work. (Trust me, you're going to need it.) WiFi, Cable, washer and dryer.
be nice or leave-- haha-- but seriously I take a lot pride in my home and am happy to share it with those that are respectful and cool.
This is an excellent place to stay for a visit to New Orleans!
The place is very spacious, well decorated, very clean,with all amenities you would want (kitchen, internet, television, bath towels, etc.) and in a GREAT neighborhood. It is about a 15-20 minute walk to the French Quarter, but (upon Douglas' suggestion) we rented bikes which made it much easier to get around the whole city. Furthermore, there are many wonderful things to do right in the neighborhood, and far enough away from the hustle and bustle of some of the more central locations if you would prefer something less busy.
Douglas was an excellent host! Getting everything organized was very painless, and he was quick to respond to all questions we had. Over the course of the week he sent us suggestions for different events (music, museums, etc.) going on in the city and different restaurants and places to visit. Every one of the suggestions were excellent.
On a trip back we would absolutely stay here again, and highly recommend it to anyone else.
Douglas was always quick to answer any questions and answered them with much detail about things to see and do in the area.
The place was very clean and welcoming.
The area felt safe and trendy.
Doug's place is awesome and with all the Louisiana/New Orleans decorations definitely gave us New Orleans first timers and good stay! Doug was also very friendly and assisted timely, highly recommended!
We had a wonderful experience staying at Douglas's home in Bywater. We were very comfortable in the space, which is gorgeous and has everything you might need. There is also a lovely distinctive New Orleans style and feel. The neighborhood was fun to explore, with plenty of coffee, food, shops, and bars nearby but not too close. We were surprised by a Mardi Gras parade one night when trying to park, but ended up sitting and watching, which was super fun. Very easy to get into the French Quarter from here, but we were also happy to stay in the neighborhood for a day and wander around. Thanks to Douglas for being very easy to communicate with and taking care of things. We had the best experience.
Doug is very responsive and is very helpful. His place is large, clean and artistic.
Doug was a responsive and considerate host. We appreciated being able to stay in a warm and well maintained space during some surprisingly cold days in New Orleans!
The place itself is charming and the garden is certainly undersold by the photos. When the sun was out we were able to relax in the yard space with our books.
My only note to potential guests - you will most likely need a bike or car to see the city, so think about arranging something in advance. We walked frequently to Marigny and the Quarter in the day, but would not necessarily recommend walking back at night. Be smart!
Thank you Doug!
This home was very beautiful, very spacious, and clean. It was nice to experience a part of town where people resided (instead of all tourists). It was about a mile from Frenchman street and a mile and a half from the quarter, so you need to be ok with walking, calling for a cab or taking a bus(we didn't have the best luck with the bus). Our host was very nice and helpful with getting the Internet to work, which we really appreciated. Would definitely recommend this beautiful home.