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Saint Charles Avenue (AVENUE GARDENS)

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights


Minimum Stay
30 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Walk-In Shower Only)

Furnished 1 Bedroom 1 bathroom with Huge Walk-In Shower Only with a Full Kitchen in a Great Neighborhood. This location is quiet and convenient for travelers wanting to experience the garden district and streetcar traveling to wonderful attractions such as the French Quarter, Audubon Park & Zoo, Magazine St. Antique Shops, Uptown Universities Tulane/Loyola, shopping and of course eating at some of the most terrific restaurants in New Orleans within walking distance.

Craig Tolbert
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2017

Why Craig Tolbert chose New Orleans

This is one of the best locations to stay while in New Orleans. Close to all Uptown and The Garden District and Magazine boutique shops only a 10 minute walk. The property is located on the Street Car line which gives you easy access to downtown and all the attractions and also some of the best jogging in the outdoors while site seeing.

What makes this apartment unique

Huge Garden Courtyard to gather with friends and BBQ while in a gated community.


3.5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Saint Charles Avenue (AVENUE GARDENS)
average rating of 3.5 based on 4 reviews

Great value, location

  • 4 of 5

Very nice location. Street car line out front under renovation but bus stops there instead. Covered parking was a nice bonus. We did not drive downtown, just left our car and rode the bus and streetcar. Apartment perfect for 2, 3rd person would have to be very short to sleep on small sofa.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our worst VRBO experience so far, hopefully ever.

  • 2 of 5

My husband and I live in Florida. We've both visited New Orleans multiple times. We looked forward to a nice long weekend and opportunities to see some old favorites as well as new things. There were no reviews for this property when we booked our stay, and that is now a red light for me in future bookings. We're good, experienced, serious travelers and have absolutely loved three other VRBO properties in France and Oregon. Pretty much everything about this property fit our needs, but the negatives made for quite a miserable experience. The bed was very comfy, the location was perfection, we appreciated not having to walk up stairs with baggage, we're wonderful walkers so trekking a bit to catch the trolley or bus wasn't a problem, even with the on-going construction work. Traffic noise was very minimal and hardly noticed. The property was immaculate (we were the first rental). The azaleas all over the place were in full and gorgeous bloom. So, the problem is, the shower was not enclosed. The pictures now on the website show and describe a "large luxury glass shower with marbled tile, beautiful vessel sink and vanity." Not so much; I have pictures of the non-existent "luxury glass shower with marbled tile and beautiful vessel sink and vanity." Not even a shower curtain. Three little synthetic bath rugs were placed around the edge of the shower stall. Of course they became soaked and we hung them outside on the railing, where they never dried because it rained a little bit each day. The tiled bath floor became soaked and thereby really potentially dangerous. We could have complained. New Orleans was in the middle of the worldwide wrestling competition...there was literally nowhere else to go.

All in all, we had a wonderful time because we love NOLA and we travel enough to always carry a healthy grain of salt. But as far as our NOLA experience is concerned, this was quite a surprising negative. This property was not ready to have been rented on numerous levels.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely St Charles Ave apartment

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely apartment in the Garden District. I was hesitant about renting because there were no reviews at the time, but the place was clean and nicely furnished, and the lack of reviews was because the property manager, Craig, was just starting to use VRBO. Craig was responsive with my questions leading up to and during my stay. I did not get some information prior to my stay (check-in and -out procedures, parking information, etc.)... if that happens to you just give Craig a call and he will tell you everything you need to know.

Having an off-street parking space was very nice. The wifi worked well, and the A/C was great. The apartment comfortably accommodates 2, but 3 would be a stretch, as the couch is not a pull-out and there were no extra linens for a third person. The ad says pets considered, but when I inquired about bringing my 20lb, 11 yr old dog my request was denied, so be sure to ask about that if it's important to you. There is a moderate amount of street noise, as the bedroom faces St. Charles Ave. Also, there is currently construction on the trolley line (April 2014), and the trolley does not run for several blocks in both directions from the apartment. There is a bus that connects between the two points, but don't expect to walk out the front door and hop on the trolley until the construction is completed there.

The Garden District is a very nice place to stay. There were several nice restaurants within walking distance, and it was very easy to get into the French Quarter. The courtyard of the apartment building was quaint and lovely. I also felt safe staying there. Overall I recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend. Well furnished. Charming courtyard.

  • 4 of 5

Great value

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Saint Charles Avenue Streetcar/Trolley, Mardi Gras Parade Route, Huge Courtyard, Conveniently located in the Heart of the Historic Garden District


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Touro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge Shower, vessel sink, toilet
  • Large Luxury Glass Shower with Marbled Tile, Beautiful Vessel Sink and Vanity
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen Pillowtop Mattress
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
This property is located in the Heart of the Garden District in Uptown New Orleans, Famous Restaurants are within walking distance and the streetcar takes you downtown out front to the Famous French Quarter & Local Fresh Grocery Stores.

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