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4 Bdrm Home - LOW RATES! - No Crime - Safest Neighborhood in City!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bath home located a couple blocks from New Orleans line in historic old Arabi. The home is on a large corner lot which offers plenty of free parking. Besides being 4 miles from the French Quarter, it's also just as close to a boat launch which offers the best fishing in the country. So stay a few extra days and bring your boat or hire a fishing guide. This is the safest area in the city! Unlike New Orleans, we have plenty of police in Arabi and they do not tolerate any riff-raft coming here to commit crimes. Arabi is in St.Bernard Parish(county). My wife and I love New Orleans. We have our favorite restaurants and places to go in New Orleans, but we love coming to our house in St. Bernard Parish to safely sleep at night with peace of mind.

Also note that for being 3 miles, (10 minutes drive) from the French Quarter, the rates are 1/3 of what the same size house would be near the Quarter.

More Details

Larry Landry
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 27, 2017

About Larry Landry

I was born and raised here. I love being being in the safest area of the city.

Larry Landry purchased this house in 2006

Why Larry Landry chose Arabi

I bought this property because it has a great flood plan, plenty of parking, corner lot, large back yard, a great neighborhood and convenient to everything.

What makes this house unique

I am minutes away from everything in New Orleans that I love. Plus I am close to the best fishing and hunting that anyone could ask for. Inquire about fishing charters. Rates start at $350.


Arabi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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4 Bdrm Home - LOW RATES! - No Crime - Safest Neighborhood in City!
average rating of 4.4583335 based on 24 reviews

Nice neighborhood with plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

I came to New Orleans with my friends for my bachelorette party. This house was plenty big for the 9 of us who went! We did have some uber drivers tell us we weren’t in a great area but we had no problems whatsoever over the course of our 5 day stay. There was a walmart fairly close by so we were able to get some snacks, drinks, sandwich items, etc to have for when we weren’t eating out. The only con I can really think of is the distance to the French Quarter. We didn’t think it would be as big of a deal but having to to take uber/lyft everytime we wanted to go did add up, especially since we had to take 2 cars due to the size of the group. Overall, great stay and wonderful house!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house is located in Arabi, LA. It's a couple of blocks from New Orleans and 3 miles to the French Quarter. New Orleans and Arabi are divided by the Army National Guard (Jackson Barracks). There are only two roads that pass through Jackson Barracks into Arabi. Arabi is protected by it's own large sheriff's department. The sheriff's department in Arabi does not allow any of the riff raft that comes from New Orleans. Arabi is not an easy target and the criminals know this. That is why they stay out. When looking at the FBI National Crime map, New Orleans is riddled with crime markers, but Arabi almost has none. I am not exaggerating when I say Arabi is clearly the safest place in the New Orleans area. In Arabi you can walk the streets at night as well as day time without worry. It's like living in a gated community. My property is priced low compared to the French Quarter properties, which makes taking a taxi back and forth more affordable. There is no price on safety. My November guest know this. Thank you so much for staying in my home.
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This house was perfect for our vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with my family for Thanksgiving. The house was in a great and safe location. It was larger than we needed. The owners were great with communication and very accommodating. If you are considering staying here, please do yourself a favor and book this house before someone gets it before you. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, Texas


  • 5 of 5

Perfect for for our family, and still had plenty of room, WAY better than hotel rooms and a lot cheaper as well!!! I thought we were farther away from from everything, but we were very close. Would totally stay there again!!

Larry was super easy to correspond with when I had a question. Thanks again for the nice place to stay while we were there for our cousin's wedding.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house and neighborhood were great. We were all very comfortable and fully satisfied.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. Really liked the screen porch and the layout of the house

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Pro's: House was roomy and comfy. Loved the screened porch and code for front door instead of having to keep up with keys. Great location. Quiet neighborhood. Will recommend for future guests. Sleeps 10 comfortably.

Cons: Could have more towels and washcloths because there wasn't enough for us 10 to have a shower in the same day without having to wash them. There was no dish washer liquid or dish cloths to be able to wash dishes. There aren't enough cups for us all. Back downstairs bedroom had a terrible urine smell in the closet.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I don't understand about the towels. There were more than 15 that we washed after they left and there were another 4-5 clean that was in the upstairs bath. I never noticed that we were short on cups. I'll get some more. A simple phone call would have solved that.
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Benton, AR USa

Great property! Excellent location in a safe neighborhood. Very clean remodled home. Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of eight returning from a cruise and needed a nice safe location to stay for two nights. I found this house on VRBO and it was just what we were looking for. It is located in a very safe neighborhood. The neighbors are very friendly. Parking is plentiful. We had two vehciles and there would have been room for more. This location is very close the French Quarter. The Arabi Food Market is just around the corner. They have excellent sandwiches. There is a Wal Mart approximately one and a half miles away, also a donut shop and Waffle house within half a mile. The house is only a short distance from where the Battle of New Orleans was fought. Mr. Landry was very reponsive and helpful. He offered suggestions for dining at local restaurants which worked out really well. We had gotten off the cruise ship by 10:00 AM. I called Mr. Landry and asked him if we could drop off one of our vehicles at the property until check in time at 3:00 P.M. He told me that he might be able to get us in the property sooner and said he would call back. He was good to his word and called me back within a few minutes and said we could check in. We were able to unload our considerable luggage, drop off one vehicle, and head down to the French Quarter for the rest of the day. We have been going to New Orleans since 1968. Since it is usually only the two of us we rent a condo in the French Quarter. Having a large party of family and friends on this trip made renting this house very economical. We would rent this house again anytime. It doesn't cost anymore than the condo we previously rented and the neighborhood location is just a lot more quiet and enjoyable. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage located from the New Orleans and Mississippi River.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $210

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.