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'Jewel Box' Historic 1BR Uptown New Orleans Apartment w/Screened-in Porch - Convenient Riverbend Location Only Steps from Oak Street, Jazz, Shopping & Dining!

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Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Uptown/Carrollton Apartment Rental Photos and Description

New Orleans, Louisiana

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If you seek a relaxing, conveniently located accommodation for your next trip to Nola, look no further than ‘Jewel Box’! Nestled in the Riverbend section of Uptown New Orleans, this hidden treasure is steps from Historic Oak Street making it the perfect vacation rental for you and your friends or family to enjoy a delightful stay while exploring New Orleans.

This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment originally built in the 1920's has been fully restored to it's original grandeur with a mix of the historic and the modern. Providing enough room to sleep up to 4 guests, the property is an ideal choice for couples or a small group of friends visiting the Big Easy. With a minimalist touch and attention to detail, you'll enjoy a beautifully appointed living room that boasts a flat-screen TV with cable, WiFi, and a Queen-sized sleeper sofa. 

When you’re not out enjoying one of the many delicious restaurants of New Orleans, whip up your favorite meals in the fully equipped kitchen, which features all stainless steel appliances and any kitchen tools you’ll need to create that culinary masterpiece. Savor your meal at the stylish dining table or take it out to the screened-in porch, which is accessible via the front door and is essentially an extension of the apartment, giving you even more space to spread out! When your evening comes to a close, head to the master bedroom, furnished in tranquil tones of cream and Tiffany blue creating a tranquil environment for a restful night’s sleep. There's so much to love about this home - you'll forget that bustling New Orleans lies right outside your door!

Whether it’s the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival, live jazz performances, or art shows, there's always something going on in this neighborhood. Oak street is only a half block from the apartment, no need to worry about transportation here! Simply walk down the street to get the best of the city’s renowned attractions. If the Po-Boy Festival isn’t happening during your stay, don’t worry - there’s always plenty to do in the area. Walk to one of the many coffee shops, restaurants, or eclectic businesses nearby. You’ll surely want to experience the music and food of New Orleans and at this home, you’re ideally located to get the best of it all.

If you want to venture a bit further from the home, there’s a streetcar stop just a few blocks from the unit. Of course, no trip to New Orleans is complete without exploring the French Quarter. You can also take a Louisiana swamp tour or go horseback riding on the Mississippi River Levee. However you choose to spend your time In New Orleans you'll feel right at home in this apartment!

Key Residence Features:

- Private screened-in porch with seating

- Full kitchen with updated stainless steel appliances

- Flat-screen Cable TV and WiFi 

Bedroom Configuation:

- Master Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed

Additional Sleeping:

- The Living room has a Queen-sized Sleeper Sofa


- No smoking

- Pets allowed with an additional fee

- Must be 25 years or older to book

- No parties or large gatherings

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

- Discounted Monthly Rates Available

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Owner / Property Manager
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016
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About Owner / Property Manager

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3.5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

'Jewel Box' Historic 1BR Uptown New Orleans Apartment w/Screened-in Porch - Convenient Riverbend Location Only Steps from Oak Street, Jazz, Shopping & Dining!
average rating of 3.5 based on 14 reviews

Great location and amenities!

  • 4 of 5

Charming with everything you need!!!

Perfect location!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Space

  • 3 of 5

Overall, I think this unit was charming and trhe host were a class act. I do however believe there was an opportunity for some improvement. The sun porch hasn't been cared for and only need to be power washed and swept. Although the hard wood floors are beautiful, they are wavy and I didn't always feel like they were able to support the weight of two adult men. During the height of the day, the window unit had a hard time holding off the Louisiana heat, and th broken ceiling fan in the bedroom didn't help either. Besides the normal wear and tear you see in a unit, I really liked the Jewel Box, it was decorated well and was on a quiet street in a GREAT area. We brought our pomeranians and felt safe leaving them there while we explored the City. In relation to other units we have stayed, I believe this one was overpriced for the product received.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun Location; quaint shotgun

  • 4 of 5

I got a little taste of blending in with the locals in this fun, safe little neighborhood just close enough to downtown. The favorite eating spots of our trip turned out to be right in Carrolton, and within walking distance. The nicely decorated shotgun was comfortable and quiet, and I especially enjoyed having a screened in front porch. The owner was very kind, available, and even left some wine and chocolates for us :)

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

The Jewel Box is close to the streetcar line and excellent restaurants. The apartment is nice but the beds are uncomfortable, expecially the sofa bed.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the property but we are sorry to hear that the beds were not as comfortable as you had hoped. *Update* The owner has taken note of the feedback and has ordered a new memory foam mattress for the sofa bed and has also added a new memory foam topper on the queen-sized bed. -The Evolve Team
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  • 1 of 5

This was my first experience using VRBO and I was soo excited to see our little Jewel Box which we rented for 2 days. There was no where to park which is typical N.O as we had to park a block away. It took us a few minutes to get inside (better instructions needed to to use the keypad). The house was very tiny but cute and charming. We settled in and proceeded to read the little notebook which others wrote in. A few mentioned how uncomfortable the bed was but it felt fine to me. We left to get supper and came back to eat, as we were eating we noticed several bugs flying around thus landing in our food which then we had to toss. As we opened the trash the most awful smell hit us in the face because it had not been emptied. As I was laying in the bed and my sister was on the couch bed both of us quickly realized the bugs were landing in the beds. HORRIBLE! The beds were like sleeping on bricks, that was the worst bed ever! Some sort of cushion, egg crates, memory foam anything would have been better. (Hopefully you will use my money to purchase these for the next person). We left for our adventurous day and when we arrived back the thought of sleeping on the bed and dealing with the bugs made us pack up and leave thus skipping the second day rental. It was definitely that bad! I did not contact anyone because I'm sure they weren't going to come replace the beds as others had previously complained. Lesson learned...Next time i will pick something with many reviews.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are truly sorry to hear about this experience and took your feedback very seriously. The maintenance crew has been notified about the trash situation in order to avoid this issue for future renters. We are also working to clarify the instructions for the keypad to ensure a smoother check-in experience. The owner appreciates the feedback and has purchased a memory foam topper for the bed. It is a high quality mattress but it may be too firm for most people. The owner is also looking into replacing the sleeper sofa! As New Orleans is a city in a semi-tropical climate there is bug activity year round and while measures are taken to mitigate any problems, bugs issues can occasionally occur. Thank you for the feedback and best of luck in your future travels! -The Evolve Team
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  • 5 of 5

This apartment is a tiny gem. The Jewel Box is just a couple of blocks from the streetcar line in a safe neighborhood, and a block from excellent restaurants and coffee shops. Charmingly appointed, it makes the most of it's small space. Is is a perfect, hotel-like space? No. This is like staying in a friend's guest house--a friend with perfect taste who knows how to make a guest comfortable and at home. Those who want the cold empty "perfection" of a hotel room should stay in one.

CONS: Visitors should be aware that the street is full of potholes but this is not the fault of the owners, just something to be careful of and fairly typical of New Orleans off the main thoroughfares.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Near St. Charles Street Car line, near Tulane and Loyola Universities

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Uptown/Carrollton Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Combo Washer/Dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
  • One queen set in the bedroom, one double sofa bed in the livingroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
Beautiful screened-front porch and auxiliary BBQ area.

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