Jolly Folly! Sleeps 8-12, Heart of the French Quarter

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Jolly Folly? Happy Foolishness! Come visit New Orleans and stay in the heart of the world-famous French Quarter! This eclectic, colorful and comfortable apartment is a great home base to explore all that New Orleans has to offer.

With an exceptionally large living room, three bedrooms, two baths, full kitchen, and washer/dryer, the 1,450 sq ft apartment will sleep 6-8 comfortably. Three king beds and sic twins (three daybed/trundle combinations) provide a sleeping configuration that will suit everyone's needs. I also have an additional two bedroom/one bath that can be included for groups of 8-12. It is also possible to accommodate up to 20 guests by combining the Jolly Folly with another apartment.

The very large windows in the apartment overlook the rooftops of the Quarter. You can watch all the activity from the comfort of your sofa! Equipped with four TVs, each bedroom has a 32' wall-mounted flat screen TV, and the living room has a 50' flat screen TV. Free wifi is included.

The three bedrooms are quite private and set apart from the others, and there is a full bath on either end of the apartment. The kitchen is fully equipped with a full-size stove, dishwasher, microwave, full size fridge with icemaker, and a separate pantry.

Just steps away from Bourbon St, the Jolly Folly is a short walk away from world-famous restaurants such as Arnaud's, Acme Oyster House, GW Finn's, NOLA, Antoine's, Galatoire's and much much more. There are time-honored bars close by such as the Old Absinthe House, Jean LaFitte's Blacksmith Shop, the Carousel Piano Bar and Lounge, and Johnny Whites (the only bar to stay open all the way through Hurricane Katrina), to name a few. You definitely won't go hungry ... and you won't need a cab home ... you can walk!

Other points of interest within walking distance include Jackson Square, the Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, the Pontalba Apartments (first apartment buildings in America), and of course, the Mighty Mississippi River.

If you want to explore more of the city and venture outside of the Quarter, take the streetcar to City Park, the Garden District, New Orleans' famous above-ground cemeteries and the Audubon Zoo. You are just two blocks from the Canal St streetcar line that will take you to all these places.

So come on down to the French Quarter in old New Orleans and discover all the unique charms and delights this magical place has to offer. You'll leave with memories galore and, I suspect, a desire to return!

FOR LARGER GROUPS (6+): Please inquire by email. I deal with larger groups on an individual basis, but I can sleep 14 or more guests in the same building, so don't hesitate to get in touch!


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Easy access elevator close to apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Age 25 up -- Sorry, no bachelor(ette) parties...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Green Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Lagniappe eroom: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    a 32' TV in each bedroom; 42' plasma TV in living room...moreless


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Three bistro style dining tables with 8 chairs/stools....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Easy access elevator close to apartment...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully-equipped kitchen with dishes, cutlery, pots/pans, etc. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Over stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, Splenda, sugar, salt/pepper -- the basics....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Frost-free with icemaker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full-size electric stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    2 bikes available, but there is a great bike rental place right across the street. They even have three-wheelers!...moreless

Pool / Spa



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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Taxes Not included


Special events such as Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Essence/July 4, Southern Decadence, Satchmo Fest, Halloween/VooDoo Fest, NYE, etc require minimum stays and higher rates.

Special event rates are also based on number of guests. Please inquire!

Also, due to issues with past groups, I only consider bachelor/ette parties on an individual basis and a minimum age of 25 applies.

NOTE: I can accommodate larger groups up to 20 with an adjacent space. Please inquire!

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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16 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
75 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Located in the heart of the French Quarter, the restaurants and bars abound right outside your door. Steps from Bourbon St, 7 blocks from Jackson Square, 12 blocks from the Marigny, 4 blocks from Treme, one block from Canal St and the streetcar ... the location doesn't get any better than this if you're coming to get a taste of New Orleans.

And just a streetcar ride away is the zoo, the Garden District, City Park, New Orleans' famous cemeteries, Tulane University, and dozens of excellent restaurants. Even riding the streetcar is a must-do in NOLA!


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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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Jolly Folly! Sleeps 8-12, Heart of the French Quarter

New Orleans #457259

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