In the heart of the Faubourg Marigny, just steps from Frenchmen Street and the French Quarter, this comfy suite has a private entrance and all you need to enjoy New Orleans.
Your suite is in our old Victorian double shotgun house with our attached apartment in the rear half of the house and a full-time tenant adjacent. You have a private entrance, two large rooms, and a private bath all to yourself. You'll be just steps from Frenchmen Street, where the music is, and the French Quarter, where everything else is. We are nestled in the Marigny, a neighborhood of homes, cafes, cool shops and artists.
There is a large parlor with a sofa that leads into a gracious bedroom with a Queen-size bed (sleeps two). A futon sofa in the parlor can open up to accommodate one more person or a loving couple.
Our rate of $125/night is based on use of the queen bed for one or two person(s). If you also need the futon, there is an additional charge of $25/night.
The breakfast nook has a microwave, coffee maker and small fridge, but no stove or oven. If you were planing on cooking during your stay, you'll be disappointed. Essential utensils are provided to make your stay easy. We do not provide breakfast daily but we do provide enough to get you started: bread, jam, fruit, milk, coffee, tea, juice, etc. And with all the great food spots so close by, you won't go hungry!
The bathroom has a full bath and shower with a hair dryer and all your bath and grooming needs.
We provide Wi-Fi internet and basic cable TV (only 60 channels). The Orange Couch Coffee Shop around the corner has excellent internet, the best coffee in town, and a lot of space to work if you feel the need to get out to a workspace.
Within walking distance are cafes, music clubs, museums and more. The New Orleans Healing Center at St. Roch and St. Claude Avenues has a food coop that is open to everyone, not just members, for groceries. Wild Lotus Yoga, one of the best yoga studios in town, is also at the Healing Center as is a great restaurant called Fatoush and a great nightclub Cafe Istanbul. Of course, our favorite breakfast and lunch spot, Cake Cafe, is even closer. Delicious!
But those are places we tend to go. In the other direction, just four blocks away, is the beautiful French Quarter with terrific restaurants, shops, art, and architecture. First you'll have to cross Frenchmen Street where the music starts around 6pm, then really picks up around 10pm. We love the Spotted Cat on a Saturday night when Panorama Jazz Band plays and La Maison on Monday with Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses.
We tend to walk everywhere but public transit is just a few blocks away at the Riverfront Streetcar and city bus stops are even closer. You can get a 3 day Jazzy Pass at any of the Walgreens drugstores in the Quarter. Check out (website hidden) for public transport info.
We are a legally licensed B&B with the city of New Orleans. This is a residential neighborhood. Our neighbors are filmmakers, teachers, artists, and professionals who work business hours but still the sound of a brass band will lure you to mosey around the corner and the characters on bikes and on foot will make you smile. This is New Orleans at its best - easy and colorful, full of soul, and unlike anywhere else you've every been.
Big event weekends like Voodoo Fest, Super Bowl 2013, Mardi Gras, French Quarter Fest, JazzFest and Essence may be priced differently than other times. Check the calendar. Let's talk.
You won't need a car to get around but if you do have a car parking is on the street. We seldom have trouble finding a place except during big festivals, and still we manage to park only a few blocks away. And in the morning all the spaces in front of the apartment have magically reappeared..
We are a no smoking and no pet zone. No parties are allowed, no loud music after 10:30pm. Thanks for understanding.
Come stay with us! We'll make sure you pass a good time.
Other Things to Note
At present we are unable to welcome small children.
- No smoking. No pets.
- Children under 18 must be with an adult.
- No parties or loud music after 10:30pm. We may be only two blocks from the best music street in the city but this is still a residential neighborhood and folks have to get up early to go to work.
- Sheets and towels are not changed during your stay.
- Recycle guidelines and bin are provided.
Apologies if this sounds bossy - as hosts we are still discovering the process of having guests and we are finding that the more we are clear about expectations, the happier we all are. Thanks so much. We know you're going to love New Orleans!
Michelle est une hôte très accueillante, elle a été à notre écoute et nous chaleureusement conseillés avant et pendant notre séjour. L'appartement est idéalement situé pour profiter de la musique (à 3 min à pieds de Frenchmen St) et se balader dans le quartier français.
Le quartier est calme et très charmant. Je vous recommande vivement de séjourner dans cet appartement - maison, vous tomberez sous le charme de ses hauts plafonds, ses couleurs vives et son architecture !
We had a marvelous time. Thanks to Michelle for making our first Airbnb stay so wonderful. Her place is better than described. It is so cheerful and so full of character. Also just a short walk to restaurants, clubs, the FQ, bus stops and the French Market streetcar station. It is well stocked with coffee, milk, juice, bread and snacks. She is a great source of information about the what, where and how to in NOLA. We hope we can come back soon.
Michelle was a wonderful host - made sure we settled in, and provided everything we needed to enjoy our stay: plenty of info about the area and the apartment (a book worth!), as well as providing some food for snacks. The apartment and neighbourhood were both a pleasure to stay in.
Michelle was the perfect host - communicative, caring, and just plain cool. The apartment is even better than the photos (they don't accurately portray how high the ceilings are) and the neighborhood is perfectly located next to Bywater and a block from Frenchman street - the block is also particularly nice, safe and quiet.
Michelle's place was on a cute, convenient street near Frenchman's Street and the French Quarter. It was comfortable, very clean, and had a lot of local character. Would highly recommend a stay at Michelle's place!
Michelle's apartment was even better than I expected -- it was incredibly charming and in a safe location. It was a very easy walk to the French Quarter, and there were also lots of wonderful food options closer to the apartment. It had a quiet, neighborhood feel, and all of the neighbors were very friendly.
Michelle was a fabulous host and made everything very easy. She was gracious, warm, and helpful. The place itself is lovely and very comfortable--a wonderful location near restaurants, clubs, bus routes and everything you'd want from a trip to New Orleans. Michelle was totally accessible for anything we'd need.
The house itself was extremely comfortable with a nice bathroom (a shower with plenty of hot water!), a very comfortable bed, a furnace that heats the place quickly and a window air-conditioner (although visiting in January, we didn't need it!). There were comfortable chairs for reading, good lighting, and a really nice kitchen.
Michelle has information that makes the city very accessible and added many lovely hospitality gestures--snacks, juice, coffee.
My husband and I are filmmakers, Cajuns (French speaking natives of Louisiana), and proud New Orleanians. This photo is from a festival we stumbled upon in Austria where young people were prepping for military service and there were lots of fresh corn vendors. It wasn't Jazzfest but it was fun. Our home is quirky, comfy and in a great neighborhood - just two blocks from Frenchmen and four blocks from the French Quarter. We walk everywhere. Sometimes we forget that we live in such a unique city but then we stroll to the Mississippi River, or walk through the Quarter on an early morning, or stumble to our favorite cafe and realize how very lucky we are. Come visit our beautiful city. ICI ON PARLE FRANCAIS. We are legally licensed B&B by the city of New Orleans.