Beauty of the Past, mixed with comforts of the Present
About Carl Mack
Owner is the founder of The Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Culture.
Carl Mack purchased this House in 1989
Why Carl Mack chose Marigny
This house has been a blessing beyond measure. I built several businesses from this home and enjoyed nearly three decades living in the Marigny neighborhood. I'm excited to share the old world charm of this elegant home with visitors. It is one of the nicest homes in the Faubourg Marigny district.
What makes this House unique
Conveniently located walking distance to the French Quarter. One block from vibrant restaurants and bars including Cajun's, Siberia, Hi-Ho, Club Always, Arabella Casa de Pasta, Pheonix, Who Dat Coffee Shop and Mags 940. One block from St. Claude street car line which takes you to the French Quarter via North Rampart Street. Lovely front porch to relax on.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
This home with its lovely local decor is in such a neat neighborhood- walking distance to grocery, coffee shop, bar-but altogether quiet when you are home-with a beautiful southern front porch and small back patio. The tall ceilings and layout are wonderful for gatherings, but also having a little quiet space. Carl was so wonderful to work with. Absolutely would love to return!
We arrived late in the evening and Carl still met us at the property and spent quite a bit of time with us even though it was late. The house worked great for our family of 5. We just needed to coordinate use of the shower. The house is right next to a grocery store and 10-15 minute walk or short Uber to most anything you might want to see, so it worked out wonderfully for us. Thanks again Carl!
Enjoyed meeting you and your family. So glad you came down and stayed with us and saw the museum thank you
Had an amazing stay at Carl’s property! If you are looking for a true NOLA experience in a historical environment for your lodging, this is it. Plenty of room in this spacious shotgun to gather with friends or family. Sunny kitchen and two comfy sitting areas. We felt fortunate to have a driveway with a gate to park cars. Safe neighborhood; not once did we feel threatened (all women), even when walking home after a late-night historical tour. Fabulous grocery store (Roberts’) catty-cornered to the property. We love that the Marigny area seems to be transforming with new energy as renovations are evident. This house is very close to Frenchmen Street, the ”Bourbon Street for locals” with its artsy venues and happening bars. First day, we used the yellow line trolley to go deeper into the quarters - so easy to use. But second day, we realized it’s just as easy to walk to Jackson Square and to other locations we wanted to go. The walking actually helped off-set the delicious food we were enjoying! This home is a wonderful jewel with an interesting historical past. So much better than a generic hotel experience! Can not say enough about the Mardi Gras Museum of Costume and Culture, which was founded by Carl several years ago. If you book this house and don’t take advantage of the free admission to the museum offered by Carl, you will miss a huge treat! As a vrbo host, Carl is very responsive and friendly- an all-around, fabulous host and talented guy. We will be back to this location; but next time, with our husbands.
Thank you for the lovely compliments. I love making new friends through hosting guests at our home on VRBO. You and your friends were all so nice and I loved your enthusiasm for the home, the museum and the neighborhood. Looking forward to seeing you in the future. Be well. PS: thank you for leaving the house spotless and so well organized. You are very thoughtful and kind.
Authentic New Orleans house
Had a great stay at this fabulous house.
A BIG thank you to the owners Carl and Darric who were so helpful with everything. Would absolutely stay here again
Delightful home and hosts!
As you can tell from the photos, the home is lovely and our group of 8 rented the patio apartment as well and had an incredible stay here. Carl and his partner are incredible hosts and were very gracious in helping us with whatever we needed. I didn't know much about the neighborhood but it was a) beautiful and b) incredibly convenient with Frenchman St. very close and other areas still within walking distance and a wonderful grocery store a stone's throw away. I would absolutely stay here again!
Marigny home conveniently located close to many NO attractions.
Very nice home conveniently located near the French Quarter. Many great places to go for breakfast or brunch within easy walking distance. Carl was a great host and you must visit his costume museum nearby. The home was well equipped with all you need to make it a home base for a family or group of friends. While it can sleep eight, it's only limitation is a single bathroom which can make logistics a bit difficult, especially with a large group.