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Lovely Garden District Gem!

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3-5 Bedroom 2-4 Bath Convenient To Downtown, French Quarter, & Convention Center

Our 3 to 5 Bedroom, 2 to 4 full Bath (depending on configuration) is centrally located making it easy to get to New Orleans' most popular destinations. Sleeps 10 in individual beds in the following bedroom setups: Queen & Full, Queen & Twin, Full & Twin (3-bedroom configuration), add Queen & Full, Queen & Full for 5 bedroom configuration) . For larger groups, please inquire about our sister property. Has an elevated deck that is great for grilling or hanging out. Kitchen is fully equipped and open to living room. Wifi & TV. Washer & Dryer. Bikes & helmets available upon request for a nominal fee. Owner on site to answer questions or offer recommendations on what to check out in New Orleans.

Just off of the very best part of Magazine Street. Great walkable area. All the best Magazine Street shopping, restaurants and bars are super close. The house has everything you need including plenty of towels, linens, kitchen supplies, and we always leave great snacks for you!

The house has a large deck with outdoor grill for great parties. There are lovely beds in each room, with fine linens containing 400 plus thread count. You will enjoy your time in New Orleans.

License No. 17STR-05826

More Details

David Lewis
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About David Lewis

The owner has lived in just about every New Orleans neighborhood and ultimately chose to live in this area because it was his favorite part of town.

David Lewis purchased this townhome in 2006

Why David Lewis chose Irish Channel

The layout of the property provides great common areas for a group gathering such as the living room kitchen areas, a spacious 420 square foot deck, and a covered outdoor space that is great for hosting a crawfish boil. The number of bedrooms and individual beds make it a great place for gatherings with friends and/or family.


Irish Channel Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large bathroom also contains laundry facilities.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Features a skylight.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large bathroom also contains laundry facilities.
    Bathroom 4 - combination tub/shower , shower , Features a skylight.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double , Only available for 5 bedroom configuration
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Convertable sofa sets up as a small full bed.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 double , Only available for 5 bedroom configuration
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 10 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Lovely Garden District Gem!
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews

Great For Groups

  • 5 of 5

This property, or rather properties, were great for our trip. Like other reviews said, it is actually two units, both with the same 3 Bd layout across the street from one another. Both have outdoor decks, and the location is great. The host David was great, going above and beyond to be helpful and make our stay as nice as possible.

I don't understand why some of the other reviews are negative; you are renting exactly what's pictured. It's not luxurious, but it's clean, comfortable and convenient. It was also great for a group. Plenty of space, 6 bedrooms, many more beds and couch space if needed. Would definitely rent for an event again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Great place, safe neighborhood, a quick uber just about anywhere!

  • 5 of 5

Came here with a group of 8 for a guys weekend. Having two units for us all actually was great since some wanted to chill and some wanted to be up late. Patio on the roof was super nice to have during the afternoons and Uber’s to French quarter or Bourbon street were cheap and easy to come by. David was a great and accommodating host. I would stay here again no problem.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great rental for our big family. Location is perfect.

  • 5 of 5

This rental was great for our recent trip to New Orleans during Mardi Gras. The house is spacious for our big family and it had everything we needed. The location made it easy to get to and from the parades without having to wait in traffic. The neighborhood is located in a very safe area. The owner was wonderful and was quick to respond to any questions we had.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Good, Bad, and Ugly

  • 1 of 5

The Good:

Nice location for all kinds of events in New Orleans. Decent neighborhood. Didn't feel unsafe walking after dark.

The Bad:

Beware what you are renting. This is not a house. Rather it is two town homes that are connected. They are very small. Bedrooms have two or three beds, very little closet (storage) space. Upstairs has slanted ceilings. An adult can't stand in the upstairs bathroom, or either of the bedrooms without hitting your head, or having to constantly lean over to get in and out of bed, or use the bathroom.

Bedrooms are similar in size to a college dorm room, with multiple beds.

We searched and rented a 5-bedroom house but ended up with a 3-bedroom that had multiple beds crammed in them. Know up front what you are getting.

Very outdated. Exposed wires. No cover on one wall thermostat. The other was so old that one couldn't read the controls. Almost impossible to set temperature. Not good in dead of winter or summer.

The party deck must be shared with neighbors.

The Ugly

Very dirty. Very obvious the place had not been cleaned. We have submitted pictures to VRBO, and we would add them here if the site would allow pics to be uploaded.

Floors were filthy; microwave had food particles as did the oven. Bathrooms had crud at the baseboards. Stains on the carpet in couple of places. Nobody in our group dared go without shoes inside the unit.

Upon arrival we went to the Walmart around the corner and purchased some cleaning supplies, and cleaned enough on the counters that we could make it bearable. We have pictures of the residue on the chlorox wipes.

Both bathrooms have issues. The bottom floor bathroom toilet is not sealed at the floor. The unit is in danger of falling over at any moment. It could not be used. Because the wax seal is missing, there is a constant presence of sewer smell. Faint, but there. Again, pics have been sent to VRBO

The upstairs bathroom has a broken seat. Care must be taken to use.

In all, if you are looking for a spring break-type place and don't care about ammenities or cleanliness, then this could be for you. I wouldn't take a family there. Again - beware what you are renting, this is NOT a 5-bedroom house. We have rented multiple VRBO properties for several years running. This is by FAR the worst situation we have ever experienced.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Upstairs deck was the best hangout!

  • 5 of 5

Great time in NOLA. The garden district is very relaxed. Excellent food and bars within walking distance of the property. Property owner is a great host and very helpful enterntainment options.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Great location, clean, and a wonderful host. David was very nice and friendly. As with most places, this is in a residential area, so don't expect to get loud. Walking distance to lots of bars and restaurants on Magazine St. and a short uber/taxi to the French Quarter and other parts of town. I would definitely come here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Tracey's, Parasol's, Rendevous, Bulldog
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Canal Street to Algiers Point
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Aububon Golf Club, English Turn
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 90 to I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Commander's Palace, Coquette, Basin
Car: not necessary

Just off the best part of Magazine Street. A great area for shopping, dining, and sightseeing. Take a walking tour of the Garden District or Lafayette Cemetery. Only a quick bus or streetcar ride to the French Quarter and Harrah's Casino. Easy access to the Convention

Center as well.

Enjoy shopping and restaurants along Magazine Street, take a streetcar ride to the French Quarter, or take a tour of the New Orleans Lager and Ale brewing company. Walking distance from the top New Orleans attractions. Convenient to the Superdome, Convention Center, and the French Quarter.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $250
Tax Rate 12.9%

Rates are based on the 3-bedroom configuration for groups of up to 6; if groups of 6 or fewer desire more space or privacy, please contact the owner for details and rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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