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D'Orleans, Finely Appointed Apartment

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Apartment D'Orleans offers a private, well appointed accommodation with old world charm, modern amenities in a newly renovated space. D'Orleans is located Uptown, near the historic St.Charles Ave. known for it's grand mansions and architecture and it's historic streetcar line. Easy access to the Fr. Quarter, the Garden District and Audubon Park and only one door off the Uptown Parade Route of Mardi Gras makes this an ideal spot for family, friends or business.

Furnished to perfection, from the glossy hardwood floors, to the high, coved ceilings D'Orleans offers guests a step into the past with turn of the century architecture, yet a new and comfortable accommodation. A fully furnished kitchen, gleaming granite countertops, stainless appliances, and microwave, plus everything one needs for gourmet or on the go cooking. Other amenities include off street parking and access to a shared pool when available. It is fully equipped with Cox Cable TV,

and wifi.

Queen bedding in high thread count sheets and the bath with large fluffy towels are our signature. A sleeper sofa offers additional sleeping for 2. All with your comfort in mind.

Off street parking for one car on premises is provided.

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More Details

Owner
Kim Gagnon
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Kim Gagnon

We have found New Orleans to be filled with homes with great bones that need to be renovated. D'Orleans is part of a property that has been completely renovated, one of many in our neighborhood, breathing new life into our community and neighborhood.

Kim Gagnon purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Kim Gagnon chose Uptown

Part of a property that we found in need of total renovation,

it had great bones, hardwood floors, beautiful windows, but needed more than TLC. D'Orleans was gutted and renovated to a perfect spot for that get a way!

What makes this apartment unique

Easy access to sites and French Quarter. Fine dining in our neighborhood including Pascals Manale for BBQ shrimp.

Superior Seafood, High Hat Cafe, Il Posto coffee shop as well as French Truck are within a couple of blocks.

Access to shopping on Magazine as well as Audubon Park and the University area are handy via the streetcar. Garden District is only a few minutes away as well.

Amenities

Uptown Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom is a tub/shower combination. Granite countertops and slate flooring. More than an ample supply of fluffy towels are provided. All paper products for your entire stay are also provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
New Orleans is an exciting city to explore; our historic districts provide many tours or self guided tours are available. www.bestofneworleans.com is one of our favorite sites for information. The Greater New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau is also a great place to find what interests you here. Ghost and cemetery tours are available year round. No need for a car unless you want to travel river road to see our famed plantations, or just want the convenience of having your own wheels. City Park offers a wide variety of activities including exploring our New Orleans Museum of Art.

Reviews

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(27 traveler reviews)

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D'Orleans, Finely Appointed Apartment
average rating of 4.740741 based on 27 reviews
5

Super comfortable and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our week in New Orleans. D'Orleans is even better than the photos! We found it to be super comfortable and home-like, with plenty of space for us to spread out. The kitchen was well-equipped, allowing us to fix breakfast in the mornings before heading out and to warm-up our many leftovers. There were more than enough fluffy towels for our week-long stay. Unlike some of the places we have stayed, there was plenty of toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, tissues, cleaning products, etc. Daughter tried out the pool on our warmest day. It was a very welcome change from staying in the quarter: blissfully quiet and bright. Everything smelled of jasmine rather than garbage. Parking out front was a huge bonus. Very easy to navigate the neighborhood. Just a 4 block, well-lit (if you walk down the neutral ground) walk to the streetcar stops. We took the streetcar into the French Quarter a couple of times and to Lafayette Square for Wednesday at the Park. CVS and Walgreens are right down Napoleon and Walmart, WinnDixie, and other groceries are the opposite direction and then down Tchoupatoula. Freret Street and all it's restaurants is only a few blocks away. We had no difficulty finding parking at any of the places we visited, including the northern end of Esplanade in the Marigny. Our daughter was visiting Tulane during our visit, and it was just a hop-skip-and-a-jump away. So easy! Drove out to the Chalmette Battlefield one day and the Barrataria Preserve (beautiful!) on another. Very, very easy to navigate from this address. We definitely will visit again!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warren, usa
5

Perfect neighborhood to stay in!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed just shy of a week. Seriously the most perfect neighborhood to stay in. Felt safe the entire time and did plenty of walking. Loved that Feret Street was around the corner. High Hat Cafe was delicious! We checked out the surrounding areas and found the best food ever! We didn’t even have a meal in French Quarters. Around the corner there’s French Truck Coffee, their toasts were my favorite start of the days and the Goji Coffee was pretty awesome!

Kim was a spectacular host, the neighbors were fantastic as well, incredibly friendly. Would certainly stay here again in the future, we didn’t want to leave to come back home!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Perfectly wonderful!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing and beautiful home!!! Kim is absolutely an amazing, sweet, welcoming host. The home is 100% as described and with so many extra details that make it incredibly wonderful. I hope to stay there anytime I visit New Orleans!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Tired of the usual overpriced hotel gauntlet that is New Orleans I decided to try a different approach with VRBO.

I took the challenge seriously and spent the better part of a day researching places to stay that were reasonably priced, in a good location, and aesthetically pleasing.

I hit the jackpot with D'Orleans. It was quintessential New Orleans; high ceilings, fabulous old hardwood floors, with furnishings to match; a truly gorgeous updated kitchen, SPARKLING clean, fantastic location, spacious feeling, and VERY important in New Orleans, felt (and was) very safe--complete with a dedicated driveway.

The hosts, Kim and Gilles were wonderful, helpful, and clearly enjoy what they do. They completed the delightful experience, or to put it another way; they were the icing on the cake.

The entire experience was perfection.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Almost like being at home.

  • 4 of 5

Great location, well equipped and appointed house. Easy access to all parts of the city. Only drawback was the couch / sleepsofa in the living room was very uncomfortable to sit on.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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The Woodlands, Texas
4

Great location for a couples weekend in Uptown

  • 4 of 5

Everything we needed in a place to stay away from the quarter. Bed was small for two grown adults and a bit lumpy, but who comes to New Orleans to sleep?

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
MSY New Orleans International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Pascals Manale 1 block away
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Miles
Canal & Tchoupitoulas
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Audubon Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Pascal Manales
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Waveland, Mississippi
Car: not necessary

D Day Museum, Audubon Zoo and Park, Fine dining, casual dining, superb New Orleans cuisine.

A list is provided in the rental of sites to see, Jazz Clubs, shopping and our fabulous list of great places to dine in our fabulous city.

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Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

Special Events and minimum stay may apply to New Years, Sugar Bowl, Mardi Gras, Jazz Festival, Essence Festival,
Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas week and certain convention time frames.
Payment terms during these times may change to full payments 60-90 days in advance. Thank you in advance for understanding our special event policy.

Please contact Kim Gagnon to confirm rates and minimum stays.
504-250-3746
Kimily.gagnon@gmail.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.