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French Quarter Center, Best Location With Private Deck.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, 1 bathroom, 2 Sleeps

Quiet rear structure in the exact center of the French Quarter. Historic property with private rear deck. your entrance has live street musicians and a grocery store just across the street. Unit has a mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Flat screen TV and queen size bed. Deck has nice patio furniture. Wood Floors. On the 2nd floor. High speed wireless internet WiFi. Steps to Jackson Square, Preservation Hall, and Pat O'Brien's. 1 block to the center of Bourbon St. New Queensize mattress. Clean, quiet and comfortable in the center of it all.


Owner
Raj and Wendy
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2017

About Raj and Wendy

My father's family was from Louisiana and his cousin was a famous New Orleans writer, Lyle Saxon. I first saw the city on my 21st birthday and fell in love with it. I am a classical composer and New Orleans is 'nirvana' for a musician. There's always a story behind every door in the French Quarter. I am standing at the tomb of Marie Laveau, the famous voodoo queen and am writing a musical, Voodoo on the Bayou. I originally lived on St. Ann Street in the Quarter and got the idea from the walking tours that passed by my window.

Raj and Wendy purchased this condo in 2003

Why Raj and Wendy chose Downtown

The property is in the best possible location. It's also an oasis and very quiet and private. The outdoor space makes it particularly special.

What makes this condo unique

location, price and outdoor space

Amenities

French Quarter Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Brand new queen size mattress 2015
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

French Quarter Center, Best Location With Private Deck.
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
4

Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

As others have stated this is a great location; right on Royal with a cute grocery across the street and constant live music. Nighttime is quiet and you can hardly hear any street noise. Studio is very clean and has everything you need for a short stay.

The bed was comfortable but for some reason was unusually loud with the slightest movement. I would suggest the owners update the pillows (very flat), linens and towels as it's all kind of a mish-mash.

Overall a great place to stay right in the middle of everything!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We have tightened the new bed frame and have purchased new pillows. We use 100% cotton sheets with a high thread count so do not understand the linen comment. However it is true that we do not have matching towel sets.
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5

Perfect quiet location in the heart of French Quarter.

  • 5 of 5

This studio hides behind a metal door right on Royal Street but is cozy and quiet. The convenience of this studio, Rouse's market across the street and the great patio make this a wonderful Retreat in the midst of so much activity. We were amazed that we could not hear the street noise at all and slept very well in the queen bed. The hosts were very gracious and we hope to return soon. Thank you for an unforgettable and affordable week in NOLA!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Real New Orleans Experience

  • 5 of 5

I love how VRBO gives you the opportunity to live like a local! This place definitely fits the bill. The building is very old & interesting...a metal door takes you to a hallway that feels like it is between 2 buildings, each well over 100 years old. Another metal door and you're at a beautiful old staircase leads you up to your private patio and room. The room is bare bones, but isn't lacking anything you need. The owners are super friendly and helpful. Raj went out of his way to help me with a personal item that needed repair. Then there is location! So perfect! There's almost always music right outside the door, just a block to Bourbon Street & close to the Mississippi River. And the price? omg...can't beat it!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

If you're not sure...read!

  • 5 of 5

If you've never done a rental through VRBO...it's great!! This was my first time using this service, and I couldn't be happier! I visit New Orleans a few times a year and decided to try something different. This rental was half the price of a hotel room and was completely private!! It was a huge thrill leaving the apartment each time: opening the steel door and walking right onto Royal Street. It was a taste of living like a local! I traveled alone this trip, and as a female, had no concerns at all. There are three doors (two metal) between you and the street, I didn't have any problems, so I had no need to contact the owners. But they quickly responded to all my questions via email before I arrived. Love this place!!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Kept Secret in the French Quarter

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! Right in the middle of the action.

Comfortable, clean and quiet, perfect for taking a break or a nap, or getting a good night's sleep.

The room rate can't be beat. We will definitely stay here whenever we visit New Orleans.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An Amazing Time at an Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great. Excellent location right on royal, and all the regular amenities of a hotel room were provided: towels, soap, shampoo, hair dryer, and TV. I was lucky enough to meet with one of the owners and she was the sweetest person I have ever met. I would love to come back to New Orleans and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
New Orleans
Nearest Barpub
Pat O'Brien's - home of the Hurricane - 1/2 block
Nearest Train
8 Miles
New Orleans
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
Gumbo Shop - across the street
Car: not necessary

Directly across the street from where Tennessee Williams wrote A Streetcar Named Desire in the exact center of the French Quarter. One block to Bourbon St and steps to Jackson Square and the St. Louis Cathedral. Some of the world's finest restaurants within 5 minutes walk. Live music everywhere, even AT your entrance door. Enjoy the Mississippi River and the Aquarium and the Audubon Zoo. Be sure to take an historic walking tour and visit the famous St. Louis Cemetery #1.

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Rates & Availability

French Quarter Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
March
Mar 1 2017 - May 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
summer
May 19 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
Fall & Winter
Sep 1 2017 - Jan 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

$25 per night extra charge on 3 night bookings. 4 or more nights are at prices stated above.
We are unavailable from May 13, 2017.

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