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Stay In Your Own Historical Cottage, Steps To The French Quarter

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Large studio with a queen-sized bed and 2 full-sized futon/sofas

This larger studio apartment is one of four units in this unique property, which won an award from the City of New Orleans for excellence in historical renovation. It includes hardwood floors; stained-glass windows; fully-equipped kitchen, including gas stove, fridge, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster; Wi-fi; security gate; free washer and dryer in the rear courtyard; off-street parking. About 500 sq. ft.

Going forward, this cottage is available for stays of 30 days or more.


Owner
Eshyah Selig
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Eshyah Selig

When I bought this property, there were no foundations for any of the units, no mechanical systems, nothing but a great location and the shells of 3 small, historically significant buildings. We lifted up the buildings, poured foundations, lowered the buildings and rebuilt them from the frames out, using the most appropriate materials that we could find. It was a labor of love.

I am a transplant from California, and JazzFest, 2018 will mark 24 years in NOLA. I came for the music, attending the Fest for several years in a row, and then decided that hey! these folks do this all year 'round; they just invite the rest of the world for JF. I became aware of WWOZ, the best radio station in the universe, Gambit and Offbeat. This place is wired for fun. I love it and will never leave, at least not for good (I like to travel). I have rehabbed 5 historical properties, and now using this one to partially finance my retirement.

I have recently opened a cat cafe in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans, for the benefit of our shelter-rescue cats; we offer about 20 cats and kittens at a time for adoption or just handing out with. We also offer short-term rental in the cat club, if you

would like to really load up on fur-face; check out our VRBO Listing #10211010 "Your Own Cottage".

Ain't life great?

Eshyah Selig purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Eshyah Selig chose Marigny-Bywater

This property is as New Orleans as it gets. Why come to New Orleans to stay in a hotel that could be in Cleveland (no offense to Cleveland) or any high rise hotel in the country? Why not stay in a piece of New Orleans history? Start your visit as soon as you check into the Mardi Gras Cottages. This unit is large enough to be suitable for a longer stay.

What makes this cottage unique

This is a beautiful, peaceful, unique property in walking distance to all the excitement and fun in the French Quarter. After a day of sight-seeing and music and fun and inbibing all that NOLA has to offer, come home to a private, serene place where you can recharge your batteries before venturing out again, while still soaking up the ambience of New Orleans. Save money by using the full kitchen for some meals, and put your restaurant leftovers in the fridge for future reference. Even use the free laundry so you don't have to go home with a suitcase full of dirty clothes! Pet friendly.

Amenities

Seventh Ward Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Full bath with tub and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • This is a studio, so there are no independent bedrooms, but a bedroom/living room combo, with separate bath and kitchen. There is a queen-sized bed, and a full-sized futon/sofa. We can also bring in an additional day bed for maximum occupancy, during special events, if necessary.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
The cottages are located 1 block from the French Quarter, and 2 miles from City Park, The Fairgrounds and JazzFest. The area is known alternatively as The Treme and Esplanade Ridge. It's a great area to walk and ride bikes, to The mighty Mississippi at one end of Esplanade (which runs along the side of the property) and City Park at the other.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.7352943 based on 34 reviews
5

A lovely New Orleans cottage "Mardi Gras Cottage"

  • 5 of 5

This lovely cottage was perfectly located. We parked our car out front and never had to use it during our stay. It was absolutely lovely and comfortable. We really didn't want to leave! It had a wonderful courtyard in back which was great for coffee in the am and cocktails in the evening. It was pet friendly and our 15 year old dog had everything he needed also! Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mobile, AL
5

PERFECT!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Another successful red dress run. Best place to stay in new orleans. Location and convenience at its best. Never need the vehicle once we arrive. The cottages have always been clean and very comfortable. Will be booking again soon. Thanks Eshay for making it so easy to stay at a place we love.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kona, HI
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay in NOLA. Bed was very comfortable and it was bigger than I thought from the pictures on the site. Would stay here again for sure.

Aloha

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Purple cottage

  • 4 of 5

The purple cottage was clean and comfortable with everything you need and so much nicer than being in a hotel. Location was perfect to walk to the French quarter and all around.

Thanks for the great place!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO
5

Great location with New Orleans Charm

  • 5 of 5

The Marci Gras Cotages are located within walking distance to all the French Wuarter has to offer as well as to Frenchmen St where music plays all night. We stayed in unit A which was spacious and affordable and had all the basics we needed. We were safe with locked gates and it was quiet and comfortablr for sleeping and relaxing. We walked to and from Jazz Fest each day and enjoyed the local flavor of the community. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Property was very convenient and adequate.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Buffa's
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Algiers Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
City Park
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Downtown Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Port of Call
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Gufl Shores, Alabama
Car: not necessary

The cottages are located 1 block from the French Quarter, and 2 miles from City Park, The Fairgrounds and JazzFest. The area is known alternatively as The Treme or Esplanade Ridge. It's a great area to bike and walk to world-class live music and restaurants, 7 days a week, on Frenchmen St. and in the French Quarter.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

We do not accept bookings more than 6 months in advance of arrival. The rates listed above are for 2 people. Each additional person is $25 per night up to a maximum of 4 people in the unit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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