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Charming Craftsman Cottage on Royal Near French Quarter

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


Rates Change for All Special Events and Festivals - please inquire with owners. Groups of 5 or 6 please inquire regarding rates and cleaning fees.


Information for 2017 Special Events Rentals - There is a minimum of 5-night stay for all special events.

Dates are indicated next to the name of each event below.

Cost is $450/day for parties up to 4 people. Cost is $550/day for parties of 5-6 people. Maximum number is 6 people.

Mardi Gras - February 18 through 28, 2017 is SOLD

French Quarter Festival is SOLD

Jazz Fest in the Cottage - April 27 through May 8, 2017 - SOLD

JAZZ FEST - Please inquire about AN ADDITIONAL 1 bedroom timeshare condo (sleeps 4) available Friday, April 28 through Thursday, May 10. This is for 2 weeks that include both JazzFest weekends. Cost for any number of nights within this timeframe is $400/night with a 5 night minimum. Please inquire for this condo property using this same inquiry button. Photos and descriptions will be sent via email. *** It is a terrific condo! If you are looking for up to 4 people for Jazz Fest 2017, don't miss inquiring about this one! ***

Essence Fest 2017: June 29 - July 2

Voodoo Fest 2017: October 27 - 29


THE COTTAGE ON ROYAL: This gorgeous, upscale gem of a cottage is built in the 1930’s Craftsman style and situated in an ideal location. The cottage is a duplex shotgun house with courtyard. Live just like a local, strolling this safe and friendly neighborhood filled with character and charm, restaurants and clubs.

Newly renovated with impeccable detail, this property features high ceilings, ceiling fans, and original gorgeous hardwood floors. Décor is an elegant mix of art and luxurious comfort, a great place for an intimate rendezvous as well as a fun family gathering.

Accommodates up to 6 guests: Master with king bed with private bath, guest room with double bed plus a queen pull-out mattress couch in living room share second bath.

Relax in your beautifully landscaped courtyard. Enjoy this immaculate and skillfully maintained delightful bungalow offering a fully equipped dine-in open kitchen with granite counters, Jacuzzi in guest bath, walk-in shower with washer/dryer in master bath, and flat screen cable TVs with DVD and high speed Internet.

The historic Marigny has a lovely European feel and is convenient to everything that makes New Orleans an exceptional destination. Nearby Frenchmen Street offers one of the city's premier clusters of live music venues and restaurants, and is a popular destination with music lovers. It is adjacent to the French Quarter, French Market, Superdome, festival and event locations, Magazine St, the Warehouse and Garden Districts, fine local cuisine, extraordinary museums and sublime music venues.

The Cottage on Royal is sure to become one of your favorite destinations.

Please note: This property has a FIRM 3-night minimum!

Keywords: Cottage - please note our firm 3 night minimum stay

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2017

About The Owner

We are a professional couple who live on an artist peninsula near the ocean in New England.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2009

Why The Owner chose Downtown

We enjoy the arts, culture and wonderful people, fantastic music, and especially the cuisine in New Orleans. We fell in love with this neighborhood and decided to invest in this beautiful cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

This is a unique, adorable, very 'artsy' cottage in a perfect location. Surrounded by sublime music venues, fantastic restaurants in a precious neighborhood, we love spending time here.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(59 traveler reviews)

Charming Craftsman Cottage on Royal Near French Quarter
average rating of 4.8644066 based on 59 reviews

Everything you needed. Interesting area to walk around. Very comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

Not 5 stars because of the street noise. But then we were there Super Bowl Sunday, many area football bar parties!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Owners are delighted to hear that this guest enjoyed the cottage as much as we hope. We work very hard to create a fantastic rental experience with a NOLA flair. NOLA can be a very busy, noisy, active destination. There is never a guarantee for a quiet street in this extremely engaging and interactive city. Any visitor should know that before selecting a NOLA vacation. We are careful to describe this in our property overview. We are happy that the renter had a 5 star experience and at the same time, disappointed that NOLA atmosphere would have any impact on the review of this very special property itself.
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Fantastic rental

  • 5 of 5

Three girlfriends and I stayed at this rental at the end of Oct/beginning of November. It was our first time in New Orleans so we weren't sure what to expect. This house was perfect for us - very close to French Quarter and all the locations we wanted to see where in walking distance. There are great restaurants just around the corner, and wonderful music close by. The rental can be noisy, with a busy bar located right across the street, but it didn't bother us at all and really added to the overall wonderful experience. The house and patio are beautiful - well maintained and we had everything we needed. Would highly recommend this rental and would definitely rent again. The owners were great to work with, and George is a real treasure!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage!

  • 5 of 5

I went with three people who had never been to New Orleans. The cottage was wonderful and the patio was great for having a drink and listening to the music from Frenchmen street. Great location with easy access to the French Quarter and to the streetcar. The owners were wonderful to work with! I would so use this house again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My sister and I went to New Orleans for a birthday celebration. I have visited a number of times and stayed in other apts. but will be certain to book this cottage when we return again. The apt was fantastic and the owners could not have been more kind, thoughtful, attentive and professional. We felt like this was home for the week we were there!! The location, spacious rooms, artwork, and courtyard all added to the memories and wonderful time that we had. I have shared the cottage information with friends because I feel one should experience NOLA from this great location! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

I recently traveled to New Orleans with three other women for a birthday celebration. We definitely chose wisely by selecting this cottage for our stay.

The owners and property manager, George, were attentive and prompt communicators. The cottage had everything we needed. It was clean, comfortable, and in a great location. There are two bedrooms and a sofa bed in the sitting room. However, the layout of the cottage makes the sitting room quite private, in that the sofa bed can't be seen from the kitchen. There is also an armoire/wardrobe for clothing. So, travelers can consider the cottage as a three bedroom.

We had a wonderful stay in New Orleans, and would definitely recommend this cottage!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the city and the cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to New Orleans. We stayed for a week and absolutely loved the city and the cottage, so much so that we started planning our next trip back before we even left.

There is so much to do and see in the city that once is really not enough.

The cottage has so many wonderful qualities:

1. George the caretaker. George greeted us with a map that he reviewed and filled out with points of interest. When we noticed that only one of the showers had hot water George dealt with the situation graciously and immediately.

2. Location. We spent most nights on Frenchmen street so this location was unbelievably convenient for the walk back.

3. The private courtyard. It only rained one day of the trip so having the courtyard was a fantastic feature. It’s a well maintained private green space to sit out and enjoy the weather when taking a break from exploring.

4. The art work. The artwork selection is stunning. The owners truly care and invest in their space.

5. Keyless entry. Not having to carry around or coordinate keys was a definite plus for the group.

6. Washer/Dryer. Knowing these were available allowed us to pack light to ensure we had room to bring back art work :)

The Cottage is conveniently located near some delightful nooks to get great eats and listen to some fantastic music. We met so many wonderful and friendly people on the trip and we are so happy the cottage was a part of our New Orleans experience. We will definitely rent here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearby Frenchmen Street offers one of the city's premier clusters of live music venues and restaurants, and is a popular destination with music lovers. The Cottage on Royal is one block from the French Quarter and two blocks from French Market.


Rates & Availability

Faubourg Marigny Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mardi Gras 2017
Feb 18 2017 - Mar 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jazz Fest 2017
Apr 20 2017 - May 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Essence Festival 2017
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Voodoo Festival 2017
Oct 27 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $100

Travelers pay half down to secure the rental. The other half is paid 2 weeks prior to arrival date.

Groups up to 6 maximum are welcome. Groups of 5 or 6 people: Daily rate is $375. Weekly rate is $1,875. Cleaning fee for groups of 5 or 6 people is $150.

Please inquire with property owner for all NOLA Festival and Holiday rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Faubourg Marigny Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom, Double Beds (1) Second bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size bed pull out from living room couch
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Live like a local, strolling this safe and friendly neighborhood filled with character and charm, restaurants and clubs. This cottage is a unique gem!

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