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French Quarter Secret Garden

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo


About the property

1Bedroom, 1Bathroom, 2-4 Sleep


"Visit the city of New Orleans for a grand time out, but sleep at The Secret Garden for a night of rejuvenation."


This unique 200 Year old property sits in the heart of the French Quarter. From the moment you enter the gates of The Secret Garden, you will feel as if you have stepped back in time to a tranquil paradise. As you meander down the path you will start to hear the soothing sounds of water and find yourself becoming less aware of the city noises. You will be welcomed and surprised as you approach a small fish pond and begin to get a glimpse of our tropical oasis, which we refer to as our Secret Garden.


A magical place filled with many relaxing treasures. Ivy-filled walls, fruit trees and a multitude of plants and flowers await you. Something different is always blooming, from Iris and gardenias, to Figs and oranges, ready to pluck. The garden is always evolving with the seasons. Various fountains are scattered throughout. The elements of the garden welcome the birds, the butterflies and you. Here lives a magnificent magnolia that is over 100 years old. It provides shade to a large seating area (6+ people), that invites you to morning coffee or an evening cocktail. Smaller more intimate seating areas are also found throughout. At night the garden is spectacular. From the lighting to the warm welcoming glow of a fire. Words are not sufficient to describe it's mesmerizing beauty.


This 1 bedroom condo has French doors opening onto a balcony where you can enjoy the garden from a different perspective. It has a spacious living area and a large flatscreen television complete with premium channels. The long and wide sectional sofa will sleep 2 adults and is very comfortable. There is a dining table as well as books, games, cards, and quilts for enjoyment.

The Kitchen has granite countertops and a full size stove and refrigerator, as well as being fully-equipped.

The bathroom is conveniently located outside of the bedroom and has a bath/shower combination.

The bedroom has a queen-size bed with an orthopedic mattress, tv, and lots of closet space. Please see photos.


Fully Equipped Kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, teapot, coffee-maker, toaster, pots and pans, etc.... and OH YES!!....the most important tool.... the Wine Opener!!!)

Cable TV (Premium Channels Included)

Secure Wireless Internet

Air Conditioning and Heating

Washer and Dryer


Iron available

Towels and Linens

Need something special? We can try to accommodate your needs!


1 block from legendary Bourbon Street. Close to the galleries of Royal, historic Jackson Square, and walking distance to the street car and the Marigny, where live musicians entertain nightly on Frenchman Street. Come kick up your heels like the locals! There is so much to do and too many attractions list!


We are proud residents of New Orleans. We are all family and friends here in the garden and treat our guests as such. We pride ourselves on meeting our guests needs and offering services by going the extra mile. We have flexible check in and check out times, and give good advice on local attractions, places to visit, and we definitely can guide you in the right direction if your looking for excellent food! We are always improving and updating the secret garden experience and encourage constructive criticism . Most importantly we want our guest to have a comfortable and memorable experience and to leave New Orleans looking forward to coming back. So come let us be your tour guide and always remember to have fun!!!!


NEED MORE SPACE.....This condo can be combined with adjoining properties for multiple couples to accommodate special events or weddings.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

Why Barbara chose French Quarter

This property has many generations of footprints left behind. It has been standing almost as long as the city and has a legitimate New Orleans style that the city is known and loved for. It contains one of the oldest magnolias in the city which provides shade for the entire courtyard.


French Quarter Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 bath
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 1 bedroom with queen size bed.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

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French Quarter Secret Garden
average rating of 4.5652175 based on 23 reviews

Almost perfect!

  • 4 of 5

The location of this property is excellent for walking to virtually everywhere in the Quarter; and even though it's close to the rowdiness of Bourbon you won't hear it! The courtyard garden is lovely, and the fountains create a serene environment as soon as you enter. Our hostess, Barbara (as well as three beautiful cats!) were wonderful, and very responsive too. The bed was super comfy! We also felt that the price was fair.

Just a few negatives: My husband and I stayed in the unit upstairs, which has a very strong musty smell; possibly due to the age of the property? Also the bathroom is great need of some TLC; the shower curtain liner needs replacing, and the tub needs to be resurfaced. And note, you need to bring your own toiletries.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto Canada

This is an authentic French quarter apartment. With classic courtyard and centrally located

  • 5 of 5

If you’re Looking for authentic French quarter apartment, this is the place for you. Great communication, very accommodating, and really nice renters. Wonderful wonderful courtyard and outdoor experience for patio. It is walking distance to Frenchmen Street, and Just steps to Bourbon Street. The loud noises and partying of Bourbon Street do not carry, and you are able to enjoy some Quiet timeif you’re looking for it. I highly recommend for a Great New Orleans get away

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellport, NY

Host is nice. Court Yard is pretty. The place could use some TLC.

  • 3 of 5

Great location in the Quarter. Close to everything you would want to walk to for a French Quarter experience. Host was super nice and courteous. The courtyard is pretty and the cats are friendly. Only grip is the interior of the space. It needs to be freshened up for the price this place is renting. The carpets are stained, walls need to be painted and the shower pressure is poor. If you need a place to party and don't care about details, this is the spot. If you are looking to get luxurious, you probably want to find something more updated.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location, Great Owner

  • 5 of 5

This is a great apartment to stay in. Located right in the French Quarter, walking distance to everything...Large apartment, and very comfortable. The garden area was great for sitting around drinking a few beers. We loved it. Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location in the French Quarter. Beautiful secret garden to wake up to.

  • 5 of 5

Barbara was very accommodating. I loved the lights throughout the garden. The home is away from the hussle and bustle but blocks away from the night life. Great location.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ketchum, Idaho

Quiet oasis in French Quarter

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect, quiet oasis less than two blocks off of Bourbon Street. The sounds of the fountains and garden outside our windows were so relaxing. The apartment is fully stocked and very comfortable. And our hosts were so accommodating and helpful. We hope to come back for another stay in the Secret Garden soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cafe Du Monde
Bourbon Street
The French Quarter
Jackson Square
"Beautiful Historic Square which includes the Cabildo and St. Louis Cathedral."
House of Blues
Aquarium Of The Americas
Commander's Palace
Magazine Street
National World War II Museum
French Quarter History & Ghostbuster Tours
Johnny's Po-Boys
"Great breakfast"
Hobnobbers Varieties Bar
"Best Gumbo and wonderful Poboys. Priced right for every budget."
Pat O'Brien's
"Stop by and grab a hurricane."

The Secret Garden is located in the middle of all the action (the French Quarter) in this beautiful historical city. Come enjoy the music, local cuisine, art galleries, festivals, take in the Parisian like atmosphere with street performers and artist painting scenic views that capture any imagination.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $75

There is a one time cleaning fee of $75 and if maid service is needed that can be arranged for additional pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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