About this listing
NOW WITH 2 BIKES! 1920's built, fully renovated in "craftsman" style, with wood floors, a slate tiled bathroom, in a quiet safe and FUNKY neighborhood, welcome to the Big Easy!
NOW WITH 2 BIKES! Private room with bathroom in a 1920's craftsman style house in the safe, historic yet funky Bywater Music District of New Orleans. Private entrance direct from street (no shared entry). We are close to the French Quarter and Frenchmen Street, 2 blocks from the famous Vaughan's Bar, featured in the HBO series "Treme", 1 block from the Joint BBQ, featured on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". There are several other famous restaurants nearby too. Just a block away is the entrance to the Crescent City Riverside Park, great for walking, biking, jogging and watching the ships on the Mississippi River. There is a bus route and stop to the French Quarter and CBD less than a block away. We have easy free street parking outside your front door.
Renovated/decorated to the highest standards, with 1 queen size bed, desk, wardrobe, cable TV, wireless internet, solid hardwood floor, slate-tiled bathroom with shower. We also provide a small fridge, microwave and coffee maker. There is a combo heater-A/C unit and a ceiling fan.
$99/night. Higher rates apply during events/festivals/holidays etc. Longer stays are available. We also have a second listing, a studio/apartment, available in the same house. See Luxury and history in the Big Easy #2.
Proceeds from this rental help to fund VetAGoGo - a mobile outreach spay/neuter program in Southeastern Louisiana. We call it "Stay and Spay". You can "follow" and "like" VetAGoGo on that well-known website that is famous for "following" and "liking" stuff!
The apartment and front yard.
Interaction with Guests
We live next door, so you may well see us, say hello! We are always on hand to offer information and tips about our neighborhood and the rest of New orleans, but we will leave you in peace to enjoy it!
Bywater is classic New Orleans, but without the brashness and noise of the French Quarter.
3 bars and 3 great restaurants within 1-3 blocks walking distance :
JJ's - sports bar with internet juke box
Vaughn's Lounge - a classic and famous bar (HBO series Treme)
BJ's - "old school" neighborhood bar with classic juke box.
The Joint - best BBQ in New Orleans (Diners Drive-Ins and Dives)
Bacchanal - old world wine emporium with rock-star chef and music most nights.
Jack Dempsey's - Classic Louisiana Seafood
We now offer complimentary bicycles, complete with locks and helmets, for our guests (just a refundable deposit and liability waiver required). This makes it real easy to get around as New Orleans has NO HILLS! Also bus route no.5 runs by the end of the block straight to the French Quarter and downtown areas. There is also free on-street parking right outside the house.
Other Things to Note
Just a block away is the entrance to the Crescent City Riverside Park, great for walking, biking, jogging and watching the ships on the Mississippi River.
Check in at 3pm, check out noon (later by arrangement). No guests under 21, ID required. NO PETS! While we do not offer DAILY house keeping, if guests wish fresh towels and linen please let us know and we are happy to oblige! Date restrictions apply to all special events. We require longer minimum stays during Mardi Gras, French Quarter Fest, Jazz Fest, Halloween and Essence Festival. NOTE: Mari Gras stay requires a 5 day minimum and must include Friday Feburary 5 through Tuesday Febuary 9th