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New Orleans at it's Best - Charming Studio, Great Location!

Bedrooms Studio
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Studio, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Experience this charming vacation or business executive private studio apartment in our 1880's restored Victorian home. Our location for Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest is IDEAL - 5 minute walk to Jazz Fest at the Fair Grounds Race Track - most venues are within walking distance. Walk to grocery stores, restaurants, Bayou St. John & City Park. Relax and BBQ in the completely landscaped lush and tropical backyard. Plenty of street parking. All the comforts of home, just pack your bags and make your way over!

New Orleans has so much to offer! Start your day with Mimosa's, coffee, eggs benedict or beignets. Enjoy a leisurely walk in the Quarter or Garden District, a Steamboat Ride on the River, or cocktails on the balcony before dancing the night away on Bourbon Street. If Bourbon isn't your cup of tea, relax while listening to some of the country's best Jazz Musicians. GThe City is one of America's Jewels, don't blame us when you want to return to her again and again and again!

When it's time to take a break, this studio comes complete with a 49" flat-screen smart HDTV with cable to keep you amused and informed during your stay, along with a full kitchen - gas range and oven, microwave, coffee maker, and toaster-oven provide all the basics for snacking or cooking a full MEAL. There is a pull out twin-size couch for a third guest!

Come be a part of the party in The Big Easy and 'Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler'!

Keywords: Bed & Breakfast, Studio, Cottage, B&B

More Details

Herb Horil
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Herb Horil

A true born and raised New Orleanian who loves to share the history, architecture, music, art/sculpture, cuisine/recipes, parades, festivals, sporting events, and the wonderful and one-of-a-kind, cross-cultural joie de vivre that we've lived here for centuries - rich, beautiful and outright fun !!!

Herb Horil purchased this house in 1982

Why Herb Horil chose New Orleans

Lagniappe - something extra that's unexpected, a little extra; best concierge/host in town!; relaxing landscape, patios and garden room; great décor and amenities

By the time you depart, we hope to have imparted a sense of why New Orleans is called The Big Easy, the Crescent City and The City That Care Forgot....

What makes this house unique

Location - close to everything you need by public transit, taxi or concierge chauffeur service - when available.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Herb's Home was perfect for our NOLA vacation. The house is located in a picturesque New Orleans neighborhood walking distance to most places, including restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops AND just a 5 min. walk to Jazz Fest which was amazing to be so close to all of the action. We took short taxi's rides to all of our favorite Music Halls, hung out in the back yard and really enjoyed the place!!! Getting to know Herb was awesome too, he knows everything about the city and it was really helpful to have some local advice.
May 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Esplanade Ridge in Louisiana

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Large closet. 2 robes, iron, ironing board, hair dryer more
  • Antique large claw-foot tub, large mirrors, make-up lights. Large closet, seamless anti-bacterial floor.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , King bed is convertible to 2 twin beds for $50 fee
  • King size beds (1) King bed can be converted to two twin beds for $50.00 fee, Sleep Sofa (1) Pull out sofa bed with extra foam for comfort is size of a twin bed. Third occupant costs extra.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Garden room and lush tropical yard with fish pond. Less than a $10 cab ride to/from the French Quarter. Within walking distance of a CC's coffee house, Terranova's & Canseco's local grocery stores, multiple restaurants, Chase Bank, shopping, a park, the Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots and City Park/Botanical Gardens/Sculpture Garden, Bayou St. John kayaking,canoeing, fishing and more


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(68 traveller reviews)

New Orleans at it's Best - Charming Studio, Great Location!
average rating of 4.970588 based on 69 reviews

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. Very historic building and room. Great location, close to city Park

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chico, California

The Lagniappe Suite was more than we expected.

  • 5 of 5

Herb could not have possibly been more of a gracious host. Even before we got there, he was helpful with tips on the weather and how to get around town. Upon our arrival, he was there to greet us and spent several minutes giving us the lay of the land. The accommodations were perfect. We were within walking distance to a bus stop, restaurants and a grocery store. In fact, we purchased 3 day bus/trolley passes which made it all that easier to get around. We used Uber a few times as well. And even Herb gave us a ride one morning down to the WW2 museum (well worth a visit). I would recommend the Lagniappe Suite to anyone planning a visit to New Orleans. Especially if you want to feel what it's like to live there.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gracious host

  • 5 of 5

This home was beyond anything I thought it would be. It began with our pleasant host showing us the home and area. It was just my sister and I and we felt more than safe and at home. I ran every morning to city park (exactly 1 mile to doorstep to NOMA). I can't thank Herb enough for taking the time to show me our surroundings so we would feel part of the neighborhood. Herb gave us his contact info and made us feel comfortable to call him if we needed anything at all. Thankfully, we were more than equipped with anything we would need thanks to his thoughtful hosting. Beautiful home, beautiful neighborhood, and gracious host.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is beautiful with a lush garden that is very peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay (6 days) at Herb's house and he made my wife and I feel right at home. Definitely recommend staying here!! His house was close walking distance to the city park for Voodoo Fest and a short ride from the French quarter and garden district. We are genuinely sad to have to leave. Thank you Herb!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the moment we drove up we were enchanted by Herb's property nestled among beautiful landscaping

  • 5 of 5

After speaking to Herb over the phone, I knew this was going to be a great trip. Herb provided us with everything we could possibly need including helpful tips for getting around NOLA, places to eat, things to do, and history of his hometown. The property itself was quaint, well equipped, and comfortable. I loved making coffee in the morning and heading out to the covered outside area to read with a view of tropical greenery through double French doors. Later in the afternoon after running about town, time was enjoyed in his backyard garden under dappled sunlight. The location of this place was perfectly situated. We were within walking distance of coffee houses, cafes, restaurants, an approachable cemetery, and a lovely park and art museum. Cable cars that will take you into the heart of the action were also within walking distance. It was hard to zip up our bags to leave. Without a doubt we will be back to NOLA, and we will definitely check to see if Herb's property is available. Thank you for such a great first experience!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property is beautiful- historical home in Mid-City. Very nicely decorated.

  • 5 of 5

Herb was so helpful and generous- the home is lovely, easy to find via Maps, and very central to everything most want to do while staying in NOLA. Parking your car is easy and safe. And free! You are 5 blocks from grocery, coffee house and neighborhood restaurants. I would not recommend the Italian one, though. Pricy and food/service not quality. Easy access to bus lines and streetcar stop. Very easy and convenient to use Uber, which was new to us and suggested by Herb. He is very knowledgeable about his city and extremely generous and welcoming. Furnishings are gorgeous and everything you need for a quick weekend or weeks long stay. So much to do and enjoy in the city. Highly recommend Lagniappe and definitely want to plan another trip!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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City Park
"http://neworleanscitypark.com/ Enjoy the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland, boat ..."
Cafe Du Monde
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots
"http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com http://www.neworleansonline.com/directory/location.php..."
CC's Community Coffee House
"http://local.yahoo.com/info-18151706-cc-s-community-coffee-house-new-orleans http://www.com..."
Bayou St John
Canal St. Streetcar Line
"http://www.norta.com/getting_around/Streetcars_for_Visitors/index.html "
Bourbon Street
The French Quarter
Jackson Square
Audubon Zoo
St. Louis Cathedral
New Orleans City Park
Pat O'Brien's Bar
Pat O'Brien's
Mardi Gras World
Audubon Aquarium
Audubon Park
Saint Louis Cemetery #1
Royal Street
Frenchmen St
Lafayette Cemetery
New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
Parkway Bakery & Tavern
Cafe Degas
Canseco's Esplanade Market
Terranova Brothers Superette
Nonna Mia Cafe and Pizzeria
Swirl Wine Bar & Market
Santa Fe Restaurant
Liuzza's by the Track
Fair Grinds Coffee House
DeSoto Park
"Our "front yard!" DeSoto Park is officially the smallest public named park in Orleans Parish."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Nearest Train
1.7 Miles
Amtrak Train Station New Orleans
Nearest Point of Interest
City Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots
Nearest Point of Interest
Canal St. Streetcar Line
Nearest Point of Interest
CC's Coffee House
Nearest Point of Interest
Bayou St. John
Nearest Point of Interest
Parkway Bakery and Tavern
Nearest Point of Interest
Frenchmen St.
Nearest Point of Interest
Cafe Degas Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Canseco's Esplanade Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Terranova's Super Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Nona Mia Cafe & Pizzeria
Nearest Point of Interest
Swirl Sensational Wines
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Fe Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Lola's Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Liuzza's By The Track
Nearest Point of Interest
De Blanc Pharmacy
Nearest Point of Interest
Fair Grinds Coffeehouse
Nearest Point of Interest
DeSoto Park
Car: not necessary

Walking distance to several New Orleans festivals including the Jazz and Heritage Festival and Voodoo Festival. Also close to City Park which includes the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland, boat & bike rentals, the Botanical Gardens, the Bestoff Sculpture Garden, Golf, Tennis, Canoeing, Parkway Tavern Cafe, NOLA City Bark, Equest Farm, New Orleans Museum of Art and the free and awesome Sculpture Garden (a must-see!)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Esplanade Ridge, Lakeview

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
23 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest
French Quarter Fest
5 Apr 2017 - 9 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest
27 Apr 2017 - 7 May 2017
Changeover Day: Wednesday
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £60 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £48

Lagniappe Suite rates subject to change for special events. Rates based upon 2 occupants, 3 maximum - for additional charge. Lagniappe given gratuitously. Be sure to ask what this means! Please contact me to obtain the most accurate quote, or other options for minimum nights and variables.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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