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Faubourg Marigny Cottage W Private Courtyard Walk To FrenchQuarter&Frenchman St

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Very Comfortable Cottage Near Frenchman St. And French Quarter

Your going on vacation so treat yourself to a very comfortable clean quite cottage near all attractions thats located in a safe clean neighborhood with a 24hr. grocery deli across the street thats very convenient. Large T.V. and wifi provided also coffee maker and coffee .You have a large private courtyard thats great for cocktail hour and all hours.New Orleans is a small but cosmopolitan city, and nowhere in town is this more apparent than in the Marigny Bywater area, you can find more bars, cafe's, restaurants and fun things to do than in many large cities. Whether you seek a wild or relaxed experience, to expand your horizons or stay in your comfort zone, you will find it all here.

This comfortable, private cottage has space to relax and unwind in the heart of the Historic Faubourg Marigny Neighborhood, surrounded by Mardi Gras dens, many music venues, bars, and restaurants. A 2 min. walk brings you to a beautiful park on the Mississippi River. A 5 min.five min.walk from the cottage takes you to Frenchman street where you will find plenty amazing Jazz clubs, hip cafes and restaurants that should not be missed.Then 3 blocks down Frenchman St. you are in the French Quarter also know as the Vieux Carre (old square) Our cottage offers access to the adventure and mystery of New Orleans away from the crowds and noise of Bourbon St. but still close enough to walk. The cottage offers a queen size bed and a queen size sofa bed, so it can sleep up to four guests comfortably, though it's ideal for a couple. A full size refrigerator, microwave, bottled water and coffee are all provided.

Want to enjoy cafe au lait at a sidewalk cafe? Stroll down to Cake, Flora's or Orange couch, all within three blocks. Would you prefer seafood brunch with friends over bloody Mary's and mimosas? Ride the bikes down to Elizabeths, eight blocks along the river. Or grab a snowball at the stand on Piety street stand and walk through the new riverfront park to watch the ships go by. Experience the night life and live music of Frenchman street or the French Quarter, minutes away on foot or bike, or hit one of the top rated fine dining restaurants in the neighborhood such as The Franklin, Mariza, or Feelings Cafe. Prefer to stay at home? The top-rated pizza restaurant in town is 6 blocks away and they deliver. So does the Ukranian restaurant at Siberia, the Turkish Kebab place on St. Claude and a dozen others - you can even have a bloody Mary delivered to your doorstep. Craving BBQ? Best in the city at the Joint is just a few blocks away. Whatever you are looking for in New Orleans, you can find it from your own little oasis in the heart of downtown.

More Details

Owner
Brendan McAcy
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Brendan McAcy

I'm Brendan, born and raised in New Orleans.I have been providing historical tours from the seat of my mule-drawn carriage for over 24 years.We use mules instead of horses in New Orleans because of our climate.They are much stronger, sure footed and smarter also.I think I have the best job in the world. My love, Valerie, works as nurse at a local hospital. She moved to New Orleans from Mississippi a few years ago. We truly enjoy sharing our home, rental cottage, neighborhood, and city with travelers. I can point you in the right direction to just about anything this city has to offer. Eating drinking and laughing is a large part of our culture down here and we live it.

Brendan McAcy purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Brendan McAcy chose Faubourg Marigny

This property is located in the historic Faubourg Marigny neighborhood. It is the coolest and most fun neighborhood in New Orleans. This neighborhood was developed by Bernard deMarigny in 1805 on his familys plantation. Many styles of New Orleans architecture can be found here. You can spend hours wandering and your never far from local watering holes full of colorful characters.

If you want music you have a variety to choose from just a few blocks away on Frenchman St. and a couple blocks past Frenchman puts you in the French Quarter.All within a 10min walk.If you choose to hangout in the Faubourg Marigny we also have great nightlife and many great restaurants with real New Orleans flavor and culture. Read the reviews that I am very proud of everyone seems to love the cottage and neighborhood.

What makes this cottage unique

You are staying in a New Orleans neighborhood with true character. You will get the true feel of our city.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Faubourg Marigny, Louisiana

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Enjoy New Orleans and our wonderful cottage
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One bathroom with stand up shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • This property has a queen sized bed AND a queen sized sleeper sofa. I can sleep 4 but 2 is ideal.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing

Reviews

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Faubourg Marigny Cottage W Private Courtyard Walk To FrenchQuarter&Frenchman St
average rating of 4.9076924 based on 65 reviews
5

Nice space, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Hospitable owners, nice studio apartment in a great location. It’s in walking distance of the French Quarter, but in a quiet residential neighborhood. There’s a 24 hour market and a couple of good restaurants very close by, as well. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

The initial reason I booked this place was because of the courtyard. I have two young sons so I wanted them to be able to run around outside and not be trapped inside a house or hotel all day. This place was perfect for that. Basically allowed us to have double livable space. The inside of the place was just enough space with a large TV to watch when the day was done. My only downfalls of this place was that the pull out bed, which we used was quite dirty. Looks like it hadn't been cleaned off in ages. There was also the smell of cat urine in a few places both inside and outside of the house. My son stepped in cat poop twice as we walked through to the gate. Not the end of the world, but gross having to clean off poop from shoes as we were about to leave. Enough about that though. The owners were super nice. They gave us our privacy, but were available when needed (they live in the front). They also had a 1/2 gallon of milk in the fridge for my little one upon arrival (on request). They grilled out one evening while we were there and brought us a plate of food. Very sweet. This place is close to everything we wanted to do. There are cute little restaurants around to walk to and the big bonus was the grocery store right across the street. Since the house had a fridge and microwave, we were able to buy ready to eat food from the grocery store (they have a deli with hot and cold food) and store in the fridge for the next day or so. Definitely recommend, loved it.

  • Submitted: 1-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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4

Great Location and neighborhood!

  • 4 of 5

We were there for a long weekend vacation and loved the Marigny neighborhood and cottage location. We were able to walk to the French Quarter, and only 1/3 of a mile from The Frenchmen; bikes were lots of fun for longer forays. Cottage was comfortable and private, perfect for the two of us. Great breakfast place around the corner (New Orleans Cake Co)

  • Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We really enjoyed it. Location was great and host was really pleasant

  • 5 of 5

Perfect little cottage nestle near the French Quarter

  • Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Marigny!

  • 4 of 5

This rental was a great place to stay. Everything was just as pictured and advertised. I gave it a 4* only because the bathroom was not so convenient, which Is evident from the picture. Only a pedestal sink and small mirror above it. No light except for the ceiling light and no vanity to keep toilet trees, etc. Kind of hard to do your makeup or hair. Good bars and restaurants just a few blocks away if you don't want to go all the way into the French Quarters every day. Brendan was so accommodating and available to answer any questions you may have about New Orleans, but also gave us the privacy we wanted.

Thanks again Brendan for being such a good host!

  • Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Property

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for a stay in NOLA. Within walking distance of Frenchman Street, a little further to heart of French Quarter - all walkable in a pretty safe area. Bikes are available at no additional cost, and there is a 24 hour store across the street. Has everything but a kitchen; there is a microwave.

The place is not in the French Quarter, but so close I booked without hesitation. Best part is the closest bars, restaurants, and cafes weren't flooded with tourists. I'm from the area and visit often. Prefer the nightlife of Frenchman over Bourbon, but love spending the day in the Quarter. This place is close enough to both and why I chose it to show three out of town friends around.

  • Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
16.2 Miles
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Nearest Barpub
147 Metres
Mimi's in the Marigny
Nearest Ferry
1.9 Miles
Algiers Ferry
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
City Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
2.7 Miles
Amtrak Train & Bus
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 10
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Feelings Restaurant & Lounge
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Gulf coast
Car: not necessary

We want our guests to live like a local during their stay here in New Orleans and feel the warmth of the city. We want you to remember this trip forever. This neighborhood the Faubourg Marigny, which borders the French Quarter, was developed by Bernard de Marigny in 1805 on his family's plantation. Marigny famously named the streets of his neighborhood Peace, History, Poets, Frenchmen, Greatmen, Goodchildren, Music, Love,and Craps to name a few. Many have been renamed today. He squandered the family fortune playing Craps(he brought the game to New Orleans) and with ladies of the night in Storyville, the red light district of New Orleans, till 1917. Storyville was located in the Faubourg Treme and is the birth place of Jazz. You can visit his tomb in the St.Louis Cemetery #1.

Wander around to see many different types of architecture we are famous for. Shotguns, Creole Cottages,Townhouses. Many with gingerbread woodwork and beautiful iron work. Two blocks from the cottage is Crescent park located along the mighty Mississippi River. A wonderful spot to enjoy a few drinks and watch port traffic from huge freighters and cruise boats from all over the world.

We provide our guests with bicycles so they can explore the city just as we do. New Orleans is phenomenal place for music lovers because live music can be found every single night of the week in dozens of nearby venues. The best are within walking distance from our property. Frenchmen Street is just a few blocks away, where you can find traditional dixieland jazz, blues, reggae, soul, and more at places like The Spotted Cat, The Blue Nile, DBA, and Three muses.

Eat your heart out, darling! Delicious food can be found everywhere. Mimi's in the Marigny is located just a block away from our place, and they not only have fantastic live music every night, but they have delicious tapas. Our favorite plate at Mimi's is fried goat cheese balls drizzled with honey! Another music venue also offering outstanding food is Three Muses. My God, everything is mouth watering. Travel to the end of the Bywater and find Bacchanal, a place which serves outstanding wines paired with 5-star food served on paper plates to the sounds of a live jazz band in an outdoor patio. Treat yourself to a fine dining experience at least once while you are here, in the French Quarter you'll find the world famous classic Creole restaurant, Antoine's, which offers a 3-course lunch on most days for around $20 with 25-cent cocktails! You can also ride you bike (or streetcar for $1.25) to the Garden District to do a similar lunch special at Commander's Palace, which offers 25-cent martinis! (Fine Dining Attire Required)

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Faubourg Marigny, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Jazz Fest week 2
May 3 2018 - May 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$1,515
Flat fee
 
 
Summer
Jul 9 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$126
From
C$164
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$189
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$252.54
cleaning C$75.76
Tax Rate 4.0%

Please notify owner if expecting guests. No unexpected or unregistered guests. Please keep the courtyard gate locked.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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