Red RoomHallway entrance

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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Victorian-style 100+ year old house on Frenchmen Street -- home of the best collection of jazz clubs in New Orleans -- and still only blocks from the French Quarter.

The space


Frenchmen House is my home. I share it with my new dog, Charles (a huge, cuddly, Golden), Molly (king of the feline world), and my airbnb guests.

Victorian-style 100+ year old house on Frenchmen Street -- home of the best collection of jazz clubs in New Orleans -- and still only blocks from the French Quarter.

The house retains the architectural details that make New Orleans homes interesting and beautiful -- 13 ft. ceilings, transom windows, original wood floors, and double parlor with functioning pocket doors. Very few renovations have altered this original home, and its charm represents the homes of its era.

Great backyard for entertaining -- very private courtyard setting. Smoking is allowed in the backyard.

PARKING: Easy on street parking, no meters, no time restrictions and always spaces available on my block.

I now have three rooms listed, all with king-size beds -- one for the Red Room, one for the Rose Room, and one for the Green Room -- all three show up on my profile page.

The house is a side-hall shotgun, so unlike a traditional shotgun, one does not have to walk thru each room to get to the next.

The Rose Room is separated from the Green Room by a standard solid door. All adjoining-room-doors latch on both sides of each door for privacy. All entry doors to the rooms also latch from the inside for privacy.

To rent two or more rooms as a group, you simply book each room separately. Be sure to check the calendar for each room for its availability before booking the first room.

Each room is designed to accommodate two guests. If you book all three rooms, you may have additional guests at $10 per night per guest that exceeds six total guests.

Please know that it is never an issue leaving late and using the house on your departure day (leaving bags, hanging out, etc.) -- All I need is to start preparing the room for the next guest. You will never need to be out of the room before 11am. You can also arrive at the house early, even if your room isn't yet ready to check in.

The regular nightly rate does not apply during certain events, such as Mardi Gras and JazzFest. See calendar for more details.

Guest access

Guests have full use of the kitchen and all other common areas - parlor with pool table, backyard, and two bathrooms, all shared with me and all guests.

Interaction with guests

I always try to meet you when you first arrive at the house. After that, you will have a code to the front door and can come and go as you please. If I can't meet you for some reason, I can forward your code to you before you arrive, and you can let yourself in and make yourself at home.

During your stay, I try to be available if you need me and invisible if you don't need me.

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 0
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 1PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Cleaning Fee: 5
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House Rules
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 1PM - 12AM (midnight)

The house rules are few and far between. I have only one real policy and that is no children under 15. The house is not suitable for children or the infirm.

Since we are all adults and learned the "golden rule" years ago, there really is no need for a list of rules. I want everyone to be comfortable.

Smoking is not allowed in the house but is allowed in the backyard.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.

1 night minimum stay

466 Reviews

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Jennifer User Profile
July 2017
Joanne's place is clean, comfortable, and in a great location. It is close to public transportation, which runs frequent and is the best deal in town!!! (You can get day pass for $3!!) Our room was just as described and the bed was so comfortable that we didn't want to leave and sight see some days! She was an excellent communicator, readily available for questions or tips, friendly, and has two of the cutest pets. Would definitely recommend staying here!

Elizabeth User Profile
July 2017
Joanne is a wonderful, welcoming, hospitable host. I loved that her home felt accessible and clean. Also, she have so much knowledge of the community with some great recommendations. She made us feel at home. It was nice to have access to the kitchen and her beautiful backyard too! I hope to be back very soon.

Kailey User Profile
July 2017
Jo's house was beautiful and the perfect place for us to kick off our New Orleans trip. Jo was super communicative and helpful with anything we could've needed!

Terra User Profile
June 2017
Great location and comfortable space. Enjoy!

Jessica User Profile
June 2017
Joanne's place is very fun and unique! Charles the dog was a very welcoming host. Unfortunately Joanne had some family matters to attend to so we never met, but she still made sure I was well taken care of. The room is very simple, with no closet or dresser, so it's hard to unpack if you're staying for a couple days. But it was great for a short stay like mine.

Angelica User Profile
June 2017
An absolutely beautiful home! A great representation of New Orleans housing. Great decor. Very homey and inviting. The location is prefect! Bus and trolley located right around the corner (2 min walk) then a short ride to the center of the French quarter. We stayed in the red room. The bed was massive, raised high and incredibly comfortable. Joanne has several items available for the light traveler, shampoo/ body wash, hair products etc. The kuerig was a blessing to have for our early morning departure. Joanne 's 2 pets were the sweetest and cuddliest pets ever! Loved them! We would love to stay at Joanne 's place during or next visit to NOLA!

Aisha User Profile
June 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Loved it being walking distance to our favorite bars and restaurants. The bed was comfortable and everyone was super friendly. Will be back for sure!

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesJoined in March 2011
Joanne User ProfileJoanne is a superhost.

I am a big fan of traveling and absolutely love Airbnb. I have met a lot of very cool people hosting on Airbnb, which seems to attract more adventurous, independent travelers.

Hope you are heading out for your own adventures in travel. Have fun.

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