Full size real bed. In this shot, the dining area and sofa bed are just behind the doorOriginal mantle piece and flat screen TV

Entire home/apt

2 guests

Studio

2 beds
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The space

My home is a late 19th century shotgun style home. Guests have use of front porch (and porch swing), large bright room with hardwood floors, high ceilings, ceiling fan and original mantelpiece, private bathroom with claw foot tub. It’s a small apartment at the front of my house, decorated with imagery of New Orleans culture such as, Mardi Gras Indians and Second lines. Mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker provided. You won’t need a stove (you’re in New Orleans after all :-) and there are numerous cafes, restaurants and a corner grocery store all within 5 minute walking distance.
Your stay includes free Wireless Internet, TV with basic stations.
No smoking in the house. However, the front porch is an excellent place to smoke or enjoy a drink on the evening, or coffee in the morning.

Interaction with guests

This is a separate private accommodation; once I give you the key you do not need to see me, but of course feel free to text, or call, or knock on my door with any questions. (I’ll be in the back of the house.)

Other things to note

This area is relatively safe part of the city. A company, Metro, provides 24 hour security patrol in the neighborhood. I have lived happily and safely in the back half of the house for over 20 years. There is a small school playground in the block, so on weekday mornings kids may be heard outside after 8AM if its nice weather.

License or registration number

17STR-06434
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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: Studio
Bed: 2
Check In: 3PM - 11PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 70
Security Deposit: 352
Weekly Discount: 17%
Weekend Price: 120 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 11PM

Just a few basic rules…

1.Check In/ Check Out: Check In is after 3:00 pm and Check Out is at noon. Please leave The Studio clean with dishes washed and large trash taken out.

2. 2 night minimum stay.

3. No smoking in the house. However, the front porch is an excellent place to smoke, or enjoy a drink on the evening, or coffee in the morning.

Also, Please no open flames (candles, incense, etc.) inside the apartment .

4. I would like to think it goes without saying that - NO DRUGS are allowed - inside or outside. Any violators will be asked to leave immediately without refund.

5. Guests: The apartment is suited for 2 confirmed guests. People other than those in the Guest's party, which will be set forth in communications prior to booking, may NOT stay in the property. No exceptions! We only book to guests with a verified Airbnb profile with picture. The guest making the reservation MUST check-in and stay in the apartment the entire duration of the reservation.

6. Liability: The Homeowners are NOT responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises. The Homeowners are NOT responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

7. NO PETS allowed. We have a small dog on our side, but he will not have access to the apartment.

8. Parking: Parking is on the street. It's a busy neighborhood located close to stores and restaurants and there is a school close by. That is, parking immediately outside can be difficult, but usually there is free street parking within 1 or 2 blocks. Illegally parked cars are subject to ticketing and towing. Please be mindful to not block driveways. You must park 20 feet from the stop sign. Please take ALL valuables out of your vehicle. Homeowners are not responsible for theft of any items.

9. Noise: This is a residential area so please be mindful of our neighbors. No loud noise or music between the hours of 10:00 pm- 8:00 am. Please leave the party in the French Quarter!

10. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests have read, understood, and agreed to the House Rules. Violators of any rules may be asked to leave without a refund for time remaining or may be charged their deposit.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

17 Reviews

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Matthew User Profile
June 2017
Excellent value. Very quiet. Close to great restaurants. Close to the street car. Had everything I needed.

Kathy User Profile
June 2017
Mary was a really thoughtful host and the place was charming. The only downside is that it's a bit far from the tourist sites. There are multiple bus stops very close by but the bus isn't super reliable. Overall, though, it was a great place and would definitely stay again!

Felicia User Profile
June 2017
Mary's place was in a great location. She was a gracious host, and even had a bottle of wine waiting in the room as well as a personalized note. The front porch is a dream, and the beds were oh so comfortable inside a cool room, a nice reprieve from the summer heat. I would highly recommend, and would definitely stay again. Thanks!
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
Thanks so much Felicia. Please come back anytime. You are very welcome
June 2017

April User Profile
June 2017
Mary was really communicative and the place was perfect for my friend and I. Great location, especially if you want to stay away from the French quarter. The neighborhood is very cute!
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
Thanks April. I hope you all come back another time.
June 2017

Jen User Profile
May 2017
Mary's house is excellent. The apartment is in front of her home, so you have privacy but she is nearby if you need anything (or forgot a hair dryer like I did). We each had a double bed (one is a sofa bed but comfortable). The kitchenette is great -- includes microwave and fridge. The location is awesome --- just one block from the bus stop and a few blocks from the street car. Plenty of food and shops nearby, and about a 20-min. bus ride to the French Quarter. Really nice to be able to get away from the crazy downtown and have a quiet home to return to at the end of the day. Would rather stay out here and enjoy the charm of a great neighborhood vs. staying downtown.
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
Thanks Jen. It was lovely to meet both you and Robert and I hope you'll be back soon.
May 2017

Robert User Profile
May 2017
Great easy place, great value, all that you need, I especially liked a neat book about New Orleans homes and architecture through the years she had on the shelf.
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
Thanks Robert. It was lovely to meet you both.
May 2017

Randy User Profile
May 2017
This is a gem of a spot and Mary clearly knows how to make her guests feel comfortable and happy. A personalized welcome note, coffee, snacks and a nice bottle of wine awaited my arrival. I stayed for four nights and looked forward to returning home each night. The space couldn't be cleaner or better maintained. You will have a chance to meet Mary when she pops out to walk her dog or head to work and you will notice a warm, friendly, and welcoming person in her. You should also know that Mary is available via text or phone call should you need anything at all. I parked right in front of the home each night and walked two blocks in the morning for a spot in a cafe or to enjoy dinner at a James Beard Foundation award-winning restaurant. There really isn't anything else you could ask for. The only thing I can ask of you is to not book this spot on the days I hope to return. Enjoy!
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
Thanks so much Randy. You are very welcome to come back and stay anytime
May 2017

New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesJoined in April 2015
Mary User Profile

Originally from the UK, I made New Orleans home over 20 years ago. I teach for a living which allows me to travel to other countries to experience the different art, architecture, food and culture in general. However, I'm always happy to come home to New Orleans which has its own unique rhythm and rich culture.

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