New Orleans knows how to appreciate the good things in life: food, music, and parties. The birthplace of jazz, the city moves to a relaxed groove and takes a laid-back attitude towards life. It seems like there’s always something to celebrate, with a festival or parade happening almost every other week. The most well-known festival in New Orleans is Mardi Gras, French for ‘Fat Tuesday’. This is when the city comes alive in a blaze of colourful costumes and floating parades. With a rich cuisine influenced by people from various cultures, the city is a fabulous destination for either an adults-only wild weekend or a family getaway.
Here’s a list of 5 awesome HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rentals that will help you take advantage of all that New Orleans has to offer:
This 1-bedroom jazz-inspired condo is located just a few blocks from the world-famous French Quarters, Convention Center, Central Business District, and Superdome. You will find everything you need here, such as basic toiletries, towels, a washing machine, dryer, iron, and ironing board. Wind down in the living room, furnished simply and comfortably with a queen sleeper sofa. The jazz paintings on the wall will remind you of the jazz heritage of the city. The kitchen is fully equipped should you seek the comfort of simple homemade food. You will also find a basket of complimentary local snacks and coffee for your enjoyment. The light-filled en suite bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a view of the city. Strum a catchy tune or two on the guitar available in the room. Head up to the penthouse level and and take a dip in the infinity pool that overlooks the city, or just chill in the indoor entertainment area.
Jazzy New Orleans Condo!!
Area: Roosevelt Way
Price: From 173 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Nestled in Uptown New Orleans, also dubbed The Garden District for its picturesque green spaces, this 2-bedroom house is awash with elegant charm. Attention has been paid down to the very last detail, and it shows beautifully. There is a coherent French theme throughout the house and the common areas are well illuminated. The master bedroom is white and serene, with a chandelier gently lighting the room. The guest bedroom has a queen-sized bed and the sleeper sofa in the living room sleeps another 2 people. The bathroom is equally stunning with an open bathtub and a stand-up shower. A pretty chandelier and lamps fill the bathroom with lots of light.
St. Charles Elegance
Area: Faubourg Livaudais
Price: From 281 USD
Number of Guests: 6
The central location of this property puts you in close proximity of and easy walking distance to many of New Orleans’ exciting attractions. Surrounded by warm wooden tones, the living room has a comfy pull-out sofa that doubles as a bed for extra guests at night. After a night of wild partying, sleeping in a little later and having a leisurely breakfast at home is a lovely privilege. Avail yourself of the fully-equipped kitchen to make your meals. The 2 bedrooms, one with a king bed and the other with a queen bed, are cosy havens that you will look forward to returning to at the end of the day. The calories are sure to stack up with all the good food in New Orleans. You can burn it all off (or not) at the gym and the pool.
Stay Alfred Amazing Downtown NOLA Location! MA2
Area: Intersection of Common and Carondelet Streets
Price: From 545USD
Number of Guests: 5
You are right in the heart of downtown, a short walk from the French Quarter, and close to attractions such as the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (sports and exhibition venue), Aquarium of the Americas, and the World War II Museum. This luxury condominium is perfect for a getaway with family and friends, and also suitable for corporate needs or trials at the Federal Courthouse. Exposed brick walls, original paintings, local photography, and warm wooden floors blend seamlessly together to create a rich and contemporary ambience. Adding to that, an open-plan design makes it a lovely space for socialising. If a stay-in cookout is on the cards for dinner, a well-equipped kitchen and an outdoor grill are at your disposal. Exposed wooden ceiling beams, contemporary art and rustic brick walls give the 2 bedrooms a chic vibe. The blackout shades are also motorised so you can control them from the comfort of your bed. The en suite bathrooms are luxuriously designed. In the late evenings, soak in the bathtub or head out to the courtyard where 4 hot tubs await. Two of them are for your own private use on the 2nd-floor patio decks and the other 2 are available to all guests with both freshwater and saltwater options available.
Amazing Condo with Balcony Steps from the French Quarter
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Got a huge party of family and friends heading to New Orleans? No problem: this beautiful, newly renovated 6-bedroom house will comfortably fit everyone. Located in an old New Orleans neighbourhood, it’s close to the attractions of New Orleans, yet private and quiet so you can enjoy peaceful moments with your group. Step in through the front porch and be greeted by the spacious living room, equipped with a 60-inch (152-cm) Vizio Smart TV with Netflix and a sleeper sofa. There’s even a turntable record player so you can pick your favourite classic vinyls and set the mood. Fulfil all your entertainment needs on the ground floor. The gourmet, open-concept kitchen with marble counter tops overlooks the bar and dining area, and French doors at the back open up to a party deck with a BBQ pit and basketball court.
The kitchen is loaded with everything you need to whip up a feast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Wine lovers will love the temperature-controlled wine rack too, while your mornings can start with the aroma of the locally roasted Community Coffee brewing in the coffee maker. Relax in the warm morning sunshine or cool evening breeze on the outdoor deck. After a long day roaming New Orleans, you’ll probably be looking forward to jumping right into bed. Take your pick of any of the 6 bedrooms, with king-sized beds perfect for a couple, or bunk beds that are great for a group of friends. Blackout curtains will ensure that you can sleep in to your heart’s content. With plenty of bathrooms in the house, there will be no cause for fighting over who gets to use the bathroom first.
Huge 6 bdrm/3.5Ba Luxury Nola Party Pad- Great for large groups or spreading out
Price: From 847 USD
Number of Guests: 20
The Big Easy
Life sure is merry and easy here in New Orleans, which has the very suitable nickname of ‘The Big Easy’. It’s not hard to enjoy yourself in a city that seems to be caught up in a perpetual celebration of everything and anything. Book your stay now with these HomeAway and VRBO vacation rentals, and let the good times roll!
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