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Bed & Breakfast in Marigny. 6-Blocks from French Quarter & Frenchmen Street

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Marigny-Bywater bed and breakfast description

Balcony guest house
4-rooms & 2-suites all with private bathrooms
Sleeps 16 persons

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Reflecting the history of new orleans as the major trading point with the caribbean, our b&b guest rooms are well appointed in a mix of traditional new orleans styles. Elegant in their simplicity, each one was carefully planned for a relaxing night’s sleep.

Guest rooms include: private bathrooms w/shower, hardwood floors, armoires, ceiling fans, guest-controlled air conditioning, cable televisions, microwave and mini-frigerator, and radio/alarm clocks. Guest rooms 1 & 2 feature 12-foot ceilings and direct access to the namesake wrap-around balcony.

Master suite

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In addition to the appointments common to all the rooms, the master suite includes comfortable separate living and bedroom areas. The living room area includes a dining table for four, wet bar, microwave, and cable television (the sofa functions as queen size pull-out bed).

The bedroom features a queen size bed and is furnished with traditional french new orleans and indochine style furniture.

Room 1

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Features 12 foot ceilings, charming queen size hard wood sleigh bed, corner armoire, and (2) french double doors opening onto our namesake wrap-around balcony.

Room 2

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Features 12 foot ceilings, a queen size hardwood sleigh bed and a java armoire.

Room 3

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Features a queen size sleigh bed and french doors opening onto a semi private balcony. This room is furnished with traditional french new orleans and indochine style furniture.

Room 4

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Features a queen size java bed. This room is furnished with traditional new orleans and indochine style furniture.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Hotel
  • On floor 2
  • 3900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on balcony...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    mini fridge and microwave...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    mini fridge and microwave...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    mini fridge and microwave...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    mini fridge and microwave...moreless

  • Honeymoon Suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Kitchenette...moreless

  • Suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Kitchenette...moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Welcome to Schiro’s Cafe Schiro’s is a Community Bar & Cafe located in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans. Our Menu features a wide selection of both the cuisine of India and NOLA. In addition to the delicious variety of cuisine we offer, Schiro’s has a Store (including a large selection of beer, wine and spirits), and an upstairs Bed and Breakfast with 6 guest rooms.We offer our guests a free 'Welcome Cocktail' and free 'Gourmet Breakfast'. We are your one stop shop in the romantic Marigny, please come give us a visit. Monday: Red Beans & Rice $7.95 Tuesday: Stewed Chicken w/ Rice $7.95 Wednesday: Spaghetti & Meatballs $7.95 Thursday: Baked or BBQ Chicken $9.95 Friday: Catfish Platter $9.95 Saturday: Chef’s Special $9.95 Our store offers a fantastic selection of Wine, Beer and Liquor. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Safe, free on street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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High Season
Mar 20 - May 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$999 $999
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$699 $799
Fri, Sat

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Location

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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Marigny-Bywater
Nearest Barpub
Schiro's Bar
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Mississippi River Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
City Park Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-10
Marigny-Bywater
Nearest Restaurant
Schiro's Cafe
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pontchatrain Lakefront Beach

Car: Recommended

Founded in 1972, our motto is 'Helping to make the Marigny a better place to live, work, and play.'

Located across Esplanade Avenue, adjacent to the French Quarter, our neighborhood follows the southward flow along the Mississippi River, for about sixteen blocks. (map)

The primary goal of FMIA is to preserve the unique architectural and cultural heritage of our historic district. Our membership, which includes residential and business property owners and renters, are committed to improving the quality of life in our diverse community.

If you are a neighbor, we hope you will explore this site with an eye towards participating with us, or perhaps just stay in touch with social events such as our potluck suppers or Meet the Neighbors events, or at one of our annual events. (Spring Home Tour, Fall Walking Tour, Christmas Caroling)

If you are a visitor, we hope you will explore beyond the usual tourist areas of New Orleans, and experience the charm, friendliness, and more local flavor of the Marigny. Great food, unique coffee houses and local music await you.

Faubourg Marigny's history began in 1805 when the young Bernard Xavier Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville subdivided his plantation and sold the first plot of ground. The nineteenth century housing stock continues to beckon those persons who appreciate something a bit different. What began as a French-speaking suburb soon overflowed with Caribbean free people of color, German immigrants fleeing political oppression, and Irish folks looking for a better way of life. By the early twentieth century Spanish and Italian immigrants were flocking into this downtown neighborhood. The lots remain small; usually 30’ x 100’, and the houses sit close to the sidewalk.

Housing styles included simple cottages such as this home on St. Claude, built in the 1840’s, but here shown in an 1851 drawing (pictured left. click to enlarge). A more elaborate style can be seen in the 1840’s two-story Greek Revival house with a two-level gallery that once graced Port street (pictured below. click to enlarge). Again, note the setback and garden in front of the property as also shown in the St. Claude property drawing.

A proliferation of Creole cottages, shotgun houses, Eastlake cottages and smaller townhouses — many with several units to accommodate renters —suggests a predominantly working class neighborhood. Early city directories show the majority of people living in the area working as clerks, railroad workers, teachers, carpenters, dray drivers, laborers, or small business owners.

The post WWII years and integration in the 1960’s found many residents fleeing to newer housing stock in the city and surrounding parishes. Elderly residents remained, but increasingly houses were rented and absentee landlords took fewer pains to maintain their property. The1970’s brought a group of young professionals who began steps to preserve the area. Soon there was an active neighborhood organization, the Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association (FMIA), the development of the Historic Marigny Zoning, and eventual inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.

Crime, inattentive landlords and poor municipal planning haven’t disappeared yet, but progress is being made. These hard working “faubourgundians” continue to welcome newcomers to this lovely suburb filled with lovingly restored homes.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: Naz & Zak went to college, married and raised three beautiful, gifted children in the city that care forgot..our beloved New Orleans. Naz is the chef and Zak is the gofer for the restaurant downstairs from the guesthouse. We only use fresh ingredients and cook from scratch daily. Cuisine of India & NOLA. We offer all our guests a free 'Welcome Cocktail' and free 'Gourmet Breakfast'.

Why the Owner Chose Marigny-Bywater:
We went to school at UNO & Tulane universities, fell in love with New Orleans, and particularly the Bywater/Marigny/French- Quarter neighborhoods and decided to make this our home. The Marigny is the most interesting neighborhood in New Orleans - blocks from the French Quarter, Frenchmen Street and the mighty Mississippi river. Historic, charming and very friendly :).

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
The Balcony Guesthouse is an alluring B&B in an sensual part of New Orleans. It is a century old historic home, with high ceiling, old cypress wood floors and a NOLA style wrap-around balcony for wining-dining-relaxing. Both the balcony and the picture window dining area in the restaurant downstairs is great for people watching. And no matter how hot it gets during the summer months in NOLA - in the evenings, there is always a breeze that blows in from the Mississippi river 3 blocks from our B&B. Magical, beautiful, wonderful...


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Speaks: english, french

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  • Breakfast: 2 Egg Plate

    Breakfast: 2 Egg Plate

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Sleeps
    18
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    6
  • Property type
    Bed And Breakfast
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/30/2015
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Bed & Breakfast In Marigny. 6-blocks From French Quarter & Frenchmen Street

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