Bayou Guest House - Upper Level Privacy on Bayou St. John(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Upper Level Privacy on the Bayou
~ Waterfront views, Bahama shutters, 12' ceilings, original local art, hardwood floors
~ Gated & secured doorway entrances - both with keypad technology. Interior stairs (reserved only for guests) that open to the entire second level floor. No keys necessary.
~ 3 Bedrooms, 3 private baths - One King suite and two Queens. Beds have memory foam mattresses & topper, 100% cotton linens, allergen covers, televisions with cable, custom drapery, and ample closet & drawer space. Complimentary Aveda bath amenities as well as local favorite "Sweet Olive Soap Works" soaps.
~ Living area with a leather sectional sofa, high definition 55" plasma television, receiver, cable (with HBO), DVD player, surround sound with Bose speakers
~ Kitchen has a commercial Dacor oven, dishwasher, reverse osmosis water filtration system, plenty of cookware, & a television; security camera monitor displays the back gate entrance (the entire building parameters are secured with cameras as well).
~ Complimentary organic coffee, half-n-half, raw sugar, grinder; Spice cabinet.
~ Formal Dining for 6
~ Game room with Pool Table, Foosball Table, Wet Bar, Wine Cooler; surround sound with B&W speaker system
~ Large balcony/porch with seating, Sunbrella drapery that provides 99% UV protection. A great space for sharing meals, drinks, reading, or just relaxing.
~Children’s play castle (dollhouse size), piano, picnic table sandbox on porch
~ High efficiency Washer & Dryer
~ A 35 kilowatt generator on standby so the residence will never lose power; a rare amenity that is invaluable in our subtropical weather
~ Private parking lot for guests
The Area: Centrally located in the middle of New Orleans, Mid-City offers a special convenience to accessing all the city has to offer without walking, biking, or driving very far. It makes visiting feel quite advantageous when dashing out to various places in town. A short trip up the bayou is historic Esplanade Avenue, City Park, New Orleans Museum of Art, & the Lakefront with great dining & recreational options on Lake Pontchartrain - The Lafitte Greenway biking & jogging trail begins a street over from the guest house. As well, the biomedical corridor is close by.
With Bayou Guest House as your base, you can stroll around the bayou, bike the corridor, rent a kayak or paddle board...Ride a bike to Jazz Fest....Enjoy Bayou Boogaloo festival from the balcony...Walk across the street for po'boys, or down the street for beer & wine...Visit nearby City Park for the Museum of Art, Botanical Gardens, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, exploring the Couturie Forest, bird-watching, or rent a gondola and glide through the park's waterways ...Sail on Lake Pontchartrain or catch a charter fishing boat into the Gulf for a day...Ride the streetcar down to the French Quarter or along St. Charles Avenue for a unique touring experience that no other city can offer...
The Guest House is 4 blocks from the Canal Street streetcar line that will connect guests to the French Quarter or Downtown and from there to Uptown, or up to the historic cemeteries, as well as City Park.
If traveling without a vehicle, taxis frequent the area, and Uber is also a very popular way to catch transport.
To Scale it, Bayou Guest House is:
1 mile to City Park & Jazz Fest (scenic walking/biking route along Bayou St. John)
2 miles to the French Quarter
4 miles to the Lake (scenic biking route)
4 miles to the Garden District
4.7 miles to Audubon Zoo
Member since: 2015
- On floor 2
- 2700 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- All Beds & Pillows are encased with allergen covers.
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Pool Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Fully-stocked kitchen with cookware - pots, pans, flatware, glass baking pans, casserole dishes; bottle & can openers, corkscrew; glasses (wine, champagne, martini), coffee mugs. Assortment of teas....moreless
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 5 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 27 - Oct 29, 2017
3 night min stay
New Year's Eve
Dec 29 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Feb 5 - Feb 14, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Tax Rate 10%
Booking guest must be at least 30 years old & provide identification. The names of everyone in the booking party are also required for our records.
Check In: 2:00 p.m. Check Out: 11:00 a.m.
Bayou Guest House is an approved vacation rental property by the City of New Orleans. We comply with tax requirements and are pleased to offer permitted lodging accommodations for travelers.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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This is a historically fascinating neighborhood on the Bayou St. John. Originally named Bayouk Choupic by the Native Americans settled here, nearly everything from voodoo ceremonies to coffee importing have taken place over the last 300 years. These days, the neighborhood is mixed with both businesses & homes, and everyone gets along well (and their dogs too).
Demographics include young professionals, generations-long NOLA families, weekend-visiting homeowners, earthy folks who appreciate green-living, & retirees.
The surrounding neighborhood around Bayou Guest House is active during the day, especially with the popular po'boy restaurant across the street, kayakers on the bayou, dog walking, and the young "Lafitte Corridor," a bike & jog pathway that connects us to the French Quarter!
In the evening, the area is nice & quiet.
Year Purchased: 2000
Links to more information:
Bayou Guest House (Entire Second Floor) overlooking Bayou St. John~
~The spaciousness here offers a place for everyone to relax~
Silestone Counters, stainless appliances, Crestwood Cabinetry~
The New Orleans Room~
Au Printemps Room~
The Musing Room~
Po'boy restaurant right across the street
Bayou Boogaloo Festival is held across the street annually~
The Canal Streetcar line is 4 blocks away~
The Guest House is centrally located and away from the busy tourist areas~
The breezy porch rests up in the palms & overlooks the bayou~
Full service kitchen with security camera monitor~
The New Orleans Room Bath~
Aveda & local Sweet Olive Soap Works bath amenities
The Musing Room Bath~
Private On-Site Parking~
Kayak & Canoe rentals as well as bicycle tours on the Bayou~
Jazz Fest - 5 minutes by car or an easy bike ride away~
~Sunset on Lake Pontchartrain ~
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017
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