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Camelback Guesthouse

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 and 1/2 blocks from the Garden District streetcar stop

Enjoy the charm of New Orleans living in an historic Victorian Camelback, built in 1861.

Close to everything; walk 3 blocks to world famous Commanders Palace, stroll down oak and mansion lined St. Charles Ave, go antiquing on Magazine St, ride the St. Charles Streetcar down to the French Quarter or up to the Universities and Audubon Park, visit the WWII Museum, and dine at any of the myriad of restaurants that make New Orleans a foodie paradise.

This lovingly restored one bedroom, one bath apartment is perfect for a romantic getaway. Enormous pocket doors, high ceilings, and a floor-to-ceiling window overlooking the porch are just a few of the architectural details to delight the eye. The beautiful new kitchen has everything you need to cook a meal, if you ever get tired of dining out. The living room is large and comfortable with satellite TV, WiFi and a convertible sofa. The bedroom has a memory foam queen size bed and a black-out roman shade for the mornings you want to sleep in. The gorgeous new bathroom is accessed through the bedroom so it is best suited for a couple or a small family. The apartment sleeps up to 3 adults. High quality linens and towels are provided. Off-street parking is located across the street.

This is one of two mirror image apartments in the same house. You can see the other one, as well as our reviews, by searching Property ID # 3513220.

Check-in is at 4 pm and check-out is at 11 am. ​Due to the nature of our small business we are generally unable to offer late check-outs or early check-ins.

Reservations are not guaranteed until first payment is received.

Some Special Events and stays of 30 days or longer may require a larger refundable Security Deposit and/or additional cleaning fees, to be determined at time of booking.

All sales and deposits are final for Special Events (defined as any period with rates that differ from the standard nightly rate).

Cancellation Policy:

This supersedes VRBO/HomeAway's template cancellation policies. Guest will be issued a refund as follows:

Guest will be issued a refund as follows:

50% up to 30 days in advance

No refund for Special Events or less than 30 days

We take reservations up to 6 months in advance.

We charge an extra fee for a third guest. We offer discounts for stays of 7 days or more. Contact me for accurate prices.

More Details

Owner
Corinna
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Corinna

We listed our first apartment on HomeAway for Mardi Gras 2012 and have been enjoying our guests ever since. We live in one of our 4 units and take delight in sharing gems of the neighborhood and the city with our guests. It has been such a pleasure to meet so many lovely people! See all three of our listings by searching the Property ID numbers: 3513220, 3872299, 971189.

Corinna purchased this condo in 2011

What makes this condo unique

Our home is an historic shotgun camelback double built in 1861. Somewhere down the line it was converted into a 4 plex so all the bedrooms are independent, unlike a traditional shotgun. Many of the architectural flourishes that make New Orleans homes so charming are still intact. We love this old house and have been slowly restoring it to its original beauty. The neighborhood is perfect for us; we are a block from the streetcar, walking distance to so much, and our neighbors are wonderful. We enjoy this property immensely and intend to live here for a very long time.

Amenities

Garden District Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Newly renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Camelback Guesthouse
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
5

Magical

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Sometimes the world is magical. This was one of those times.

My girlfriend and I had never been to New Orleans, and wanted to visit for years. We had a break in March and decided to stop saying "one day" and go. We looked at every hotel, VRBO, etc, and found nothing good in the location we wanted and price range.

Then we found a listing with photos of the renovation in progress and explanations of what the owner said the property would be. The price was right, the location good (we knew we wanted the Garden District) and we had a good feeling, so we booked.

A few weeks later, the renovation complete, Corinna emailed the photos you see here.

Wow.

It was better than we expected. As you can see, Corinna and Michele lovingly restored this classic New Orleans home, keeping the appointments that complete the charm and updating with things a modern traveler would want. They did a spectacular job, and the home is comfortable and elegant and included lovely details not listed in the description. You can read of the amenities above, and I can vouch for their accuracy. But that isn't what makes this place magical.

What makes it magical is Corinna and Michele. They have put so much time and love into this home, and continued to put time and love into our stay from the moment we arrived. They were there to welcome us, tell us about the neighborhood, recommend some food (we got in at dinner time), and just generally make us feel at home. They made sure we were settled before leaving us to explore. The next day, Corinna texted to check in and see if we needed anything. Later in the week Corinna emailed a detailed list of the many parades and events happening that weekend (St Patrick's, by a stroke of luck). They did everything possible to ensure our stay was magical. And it was.

The location is also magical. The home is in the heart of the quiet and beautiful Garden District. It's 1 min walk to the spectacular St Charles (where you can catch the streetcar or a cab) and 5 to Magazine. It's walking distance to Commander's, Columns, Coquette, Atchafalaya, Casamento's, Mr John's and countless other restaurants. It's by two of the most famous cemeteries in NOLA. We found ourselves repeatedly noticing how perfect the location was over the course of our stay, and saying that we couldn’t have planned it better if we tried.

We fell in love with this city, and we will return. When we do, we will stay here.

And it will be magical.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Recommended Spot

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

We spent about a week here and enjoyed our stay. Convenient location and well stocked place makes this one a winner.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Place, Great Location

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Let me just say that the neighborhoods of New Orleans are old , beautiful and culturally mixed. One street or building can be totally rehabbed while the next street or house over needs alot of work. This place has been beautifully rehabbed while some other houses on this street need some work. The location is wonderfully. There are two old cemeteries nearby and we took a guided tour of one of them. There is a self guided tour of the homes in the Garden District in the AAA guide and it started a few blocks from us. We saw several others taking the same tour. The St Charles Trolley line is two blocks from this place. I recommend you get the five day pass if you will be in town for that length of time as the trolley is convenient to most of New Orleans sites. The hosts were very helpful and available. We loved staying in the Garden District and would stay here again if in town.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great home, Great Spot

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Our stay in the Garden District was made easy with this wonderful home. Corinna was wonderfully helpful and the little extra touches made our stay perfect. It is a short walk away from the St Charles trolley bus, which we used every day and The Commanders Palace where we had a wonderful meal. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay, and fantastic hosts. Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

We arrived in the evening and grabbed a cab to the house. Corinna was there to meet us and show us around, and when we told her that we needed to rush off and get some groceries before the store closed she grabbed her keys and drove us to the Fresh Market. This set the tone for a wonderful stay.

After so many hotel stays what a refreshing change to be in a place that felt like home, all the amenities you needed were there and very clean. The renovations were very well done. The other great thing compared to a hotel or other places we have stayed was the quiet. Rarely heard any noise, and never when sleeping. Being well rested on vacation doesn't always happen. Corinna and Michele provided a great visitors guide with restaurant and entertainment recommendations.

Location was just right for us. Easy walk to local restaurants and groceries and the streetcar just a block away was great. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

FANTASTICO

  • 5 of 5

Come ultima tappa del nostro viaggio negli States avevamo alcuni giorni da trascorrere a New Orleans. Dopo aver valutato altre sistemazioni io e mio marito abbiamo deciso di provare a prenotare un appartamento.

Siamo arrivati ed i proprietari ci hanno accolto con immenso calore e gentilezza.

L'appartamento era bellissimo , elegante luminoso super accessoriato e pulito . Non potevamo chiedere di meglio era tutto perfetto.

La zona dove si trova è molto bella, tranquilla e piena di locali e supermercati .

Michele è Italiano e Corinna parla perfettamente la nostra lingua. Lei è anche un guida turistica e ci ha dato consigli utilissimi su cosa vedere e cosa fare.

Grazie a loro abbiamo cenato in buonissimi ristoranti della zona e ascoltato musica dal vivo senza dover andare in centro (troppo caotico per i nostri gusti)!!!

IL centro è vicino (si potrebbe andare anche a piedi )e si può raggiungere molto facilmente prendendo il tram più antico degli U.S.A. che si trova a pochi minuti a piedi dall'appartamento.

Se dovessimo tornare a New Orleans senza dubbio torneremo da loro .

Patrizia e Mirco

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Verret's
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Miles
Algiers Ferry
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Commanders Palace
Car: not necessary

We are 2 miles from the French Quarter and 3 miles from Audubon Park. We are a block away from the St. Charles Streetcar and 1/2 a mile to Magazine Street. Commanders Palace is 3 blocks away.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Garden District Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017-02-20 - 2017-02-26
Feb 20 2017 - Feb 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$121
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-02-27 - 2017-03-05
Feb 27 2017 - Mar 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
2017-03-06 - 2017-03-12
Mar 6 2017 - Mar 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$153
From
$310
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-03-13 - 2017-03-19
Mar 13 2017 - Mar 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
From
$288
Thu,Fri
 
 
2017-03-20 - 2017-03-26
Mar 20 2017 - Mar 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$133
From
$197
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-03-27 - 2017-04-02
Mar 27 2017 - Apr 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$158
From
$222
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-04-03 - 2017-04-09
Apr 3 2017 - Apr 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$155
From
$297
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-04-10 - 2017-04-16
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$155
From
$212
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-04-17 - 2017-04-23
Apr 17 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$154
From
$228
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-04-24 - 2017-04-30
Apr 24 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$150
From
$316
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-05-01 - 2017-05-07
May 1 2017 - May 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$213
From
$344
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-05-08 - 2017-05-14
May 8 2017 - May 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$145
From
$194
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-05-15 - 2017-05-21
May 15 2017 - May 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$138
From
$224
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-05-22 - 2017-05-28
May 22 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$144
From
$311
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-05-29 - 2017-06-04
May 29 2017 - Jun 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$119
From
$208
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-06-05 - 2017-06-11
Jun 5 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$127
From
$190
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-06-12 - 2017-06-18
Jun 12 2017 - Jun 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$123
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-06-19 - 2017-06-25
Jun 19 2017 - Jun 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$203
From
$162
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-06-26 - 2017-07-02
Jun 26 2017 - Jul 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$161
From
$456
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-07-03 - 2017-07-09
Jul 3 2017 - Jul 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$157
 
 
2017-07-10 - 2017-07-16
Jul 10 2017 - Jul 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$231
From
$477
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-07-17 - 2017-07-23
Jul 17 2017 - Jul 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$121
From
$164
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-07-24 - 2017-07-30
Jul 24 2017 - Jul 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
From
$159
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-07-31 - 2017-08-06
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$143
From
$185
Thu
 
 
2017-08-07 - 2017-08-13
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$126
From
$151
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-08-14 - 2017-08-20
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
From
$148
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-08-21 - 2017-08-27
Aug 21 2017 - Aug 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$121
From
$146
Fri,Sat
 
 
2017-08-28 - 2017-09-03
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$103
From
$269
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-09-04 - 2017-09-10
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$146
From
$122
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-09-11 - 2017-09-17
Sep 11 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$148
From
$127
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-09-18 - 2017-09-24
Sep 18 2017 - Sep 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$106
From
$149
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-09-25 - 2017-10-01
Sep 25 2017 - Oct 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$166
From
$144
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-10-02 - 2017-10-08
Oct 2 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$177
From
$259
Thu,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-10-09 - 2017-10-15
Oct 9 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
From
$161
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-10-16 - 2017-10-22
Oct 16 2017 - Oct 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$168
From
$285
Thu,Fri
 
 
2017-10-23 - 2017-10-29
Oct 23 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$138
From
$270
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-10-30 - 2017-11-05
Oct 30 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$206
From
$172
Sun
 
 
2017-11-06 - 2017-11-12
Nov 6 2017 - Nov 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$166
From
$283
Fri,Sun
 
 
2017-11-13 - 2017-11-19
Nov 13 2017 - Nov 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$183
From
$253
Sat,Sun
 
 
2017-11-20 - 2017-11-26
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$170
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-11-27 - 2017-12-03
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$198
From
$166
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-12-04 - 2017-12-10
Dec 4 2017 - Dec 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$194
From
$167
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-12-11 - 2017-12-17
Dec 11 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$201
From
$170
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-12-18 - 2017-12-24
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$211
From
$260
Thu,Sun
 
 
2017-12-25 - 2017-12-31
Dec 25 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$294
Sun
 
 
2018-01-01 - 2018-01-07
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$234
From
$184
Sun
 
 
2018-01-08 - 2018-01-14
Jan 8 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$214
From
$178
Thu,Sun
 
 
2018-01-15 - 2018-01-21
Jan 15 2018 - Jan 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
$215
From
$179
Sun
 
 
2018-01-22 - 2018-01-28
Jan 22 2018 - Jan 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$216
From
$177
Thu,Sun
 
 
2018-01-29 - 2018-02-04
Jan 29 2018 - Feb 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$219
From
$180
Thu,Sun
 
 
2018-02-05 - 2018-02-05
Feb 5 2018 - Feb 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$212
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$152
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $65 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Check-in is at 4 pm and check-out is at 11 am. ​Due to the nature of our small business we are generally unable to offer late check-outs or early check-ins.

Reservations are not guaranteed until first payment is received.

Some Special Events and stays of 30 days or longer may require a larger refundable Security Deposit and/or additional cleaning fees, to be determined at time of booking.

All sales and deposits are final for Special Events (defined as any period with rates that differ from the standard nightly rate).

Cancellation Policy:
This supersedes VRBO/HomeAway's template cancellation policies. Guest will be issued a refund as follows:
Guest will be issued a refund as follows:
50% up to 30 days in advance
No refund for Special Events or less than 30 days

We take reservations up to 6 months in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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