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

People3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

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 block 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. The 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

Owner
Herb Horil
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 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 Esplanade Ridge

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, Lyft, bike 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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Location

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
"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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
Riverwalk
Audubon Park
Saint Louis Cemetery #1
Royal Street
Frenchmen St
Tipitina's
Lafayette Cemetery
New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
Parkway Bakery & Tavern
"http://www.parkwaypoorboys.com/"
Cafe Degas
"http://www.cafedegas.com/"
Canseco's Esplanade Market
"http://www.yelp.com/biz/cansecos-esplanade-market-new-orleans"
Terranova Brothers Superette
"http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarratopaz/5889690932/"
Nonna Mia Cafe and Pizzeria
Swirl Wine Bar & Market
"http://swirlinthecity.com/"
Santa Fe Restaurant
"http://santafenola.com/"
Lola's
"http://menuorleans.com/lolas"
Liuzza's by the Track
"http://www.nola.com/sites/liuzzas/"
Fair Grinds Coffee House
"http://fairgrinds.com/"
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. Just a lovely seven to eight block stroll to historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, Bayou St. John, the Carrollton/Canal Streetcar, and City Park, which is larger than Central Park in NYC, and includes the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland, boat & bike rentals, the Botanical Gardens, Golf, Tennis, Canoeing, 24 hour Café Du Monde, gondola rides on Great Lake, NOLA City Bark, Equest Farm, New Orleans Museum of Art and the free and awesome outdoor Bestoff Sculpture Garden (a must-see!).

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Esplanade Ridge in New Orleans

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King Bed with Memory Foam mattress, great pillows, designer linens. Sleep Sofa (1) Pull out sofa bed with extra foam for comfort is size of a twin bed with linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • 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
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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

Reviews

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New Orleans at it's Best - Charming Studio, Great Location!
average rating of 4.964286 based on 85 reviews
5

Most amazing host and property!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived Herb made us feel as if we were there visiting a fried. The apartmemt has all of the amenities you could ever think of (fully stocked kitchen, more towels than you would ever need, great working AC and even fruits and bottles of water). The apt was super clean, a very short ride to French Quarter and the most comfortable bed I've ever slept on. Staying with Herb was the best decision we made for our trip to NOLA and we will for sure return. If you get a chance to sit down with Herb for a history lesson, you won't be disappointed. Herb, thank for your attentiveness and treating us like family!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What fun and perfect guests! If only you could have stayed for more than four days! I am so glad you enjoyed The Lagniappe Suite and your time in New Orleans. Thanks for the great review! You're always welcome back.
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay, a home away from home. Herb was very lovely and was a gracious host. We were able to check in two hours early as we landed prior to check-in time and he was nice enough to hold on to our suitcases the day of departure as we had a late flight out. He is a wealth of knowledge and told us a lot of interesting stories about New Orleans.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

It has everything you need and is comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Might suggest updating a bit . Lots of Furniture and accessories . The property is subterranean do lighter colors might be good walls and linen.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lafayette, louisiana
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Property owner was great as well as the home. We loved it. Will return.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Charles Missouri
5

Super cute and had everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Both the property and owner were awesome. I'd recommend this property to anyone and everyone!!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The place is amazing and the owner is incredibly knowledgeable of the sights. Would stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

The city is amazing and Herb is very knowledgeable of the goin-ons and sights. The property is in a wonderful neighborhood with easy access to some of the best sights New Orleans has to offer

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Esplanade Ridge, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£395
for 3 nights
From
£116
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£541
for 4 nights
From
£124
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years
28 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£767
for 4 nights
From
£180
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
 
MardiGras 2018
7 Feb 2018 - 14 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
£891
for 5 nights
From
£169
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £49 per night, per additional guest
 
French Quarter Fest 2018
11 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£571
for 4 nights
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Jazz Fest
26 Apr 2018 - 7 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,360
for 5 nights
From
£263
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£147
for 1 night
From
£101
From
£109
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£722
£2,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £45.1

Lagniappe Suite rates subject to change for special events. Rates based upon 2 occupants, 3 maximum - for additional charge. Be sure to ask what LAGNIAPPE 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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