Whether you want to stay calm by visiting churches and parks or go wild riding a streetcar, New Orleans will make a perfect destination for you. The city has a history depicted in its every corner. While in this city, go strolling in the alluring French Quarter and the Garden District, take a history tour at Chalmette Battlefield, Backstreet Cultural Museum and The National WWII Museum, or pay a visit to the famous cemeteries. Due to the high crime rate, it is essential to choose the right neighborhood to reside in this city. Hence, we give you the top safe neighborhoods in New Orleans.
Black Pearl is a beautiful neighborhood of New Orleans which ensures a quiet and peaceful living. The area is completely safe and provides a suburban ambiance to the residents. Most of the places belong to the 19th century. The area houses young professionals and retired people. A private neighborhood security truck patrols the area to avoid crime. Park View Historic Hotel is one of the best accommodations in Black Pearl area, with close vicinity to Uptown New Orleans Historic District. Featuring Free Wi-Fi, a business center and free private parking, the hotel is ideal for couples and business travelers.
With under two percent crime rate, Garden District falls under the category of the safest neighborhood in New Orleans. Historical structures and avenues filled with trees form the outlook of Garden District. The accommodations are refined with a conventional appearance. Sully Mansion Bed and Breakfast has a vintage look and includes amazing facilities. The hotel interiors gleam with hardwood floors, a fireplace, and chandelier and offer an old-world charm to the guests. The accommodation is just 1.5 km (0.9 miles) from Garden District.
Gentilly Terrace is a residential area with a tranquil surrounding. Historic English cottages, California Craftsman-style bungalows, and Spanish & Mediterranean Revival raised houses built in 1910 to 1940 are the common sights in Gentilly Terrace. The houses are clean and tidy and the area has a good reputation. The Quarter, City Park, the Fairgrounds, and the Bywater are just 5 to 10 minutes away. The area is filled with lovely parks and wonderful people. De La Reguera House offers fabulous accommodation in this area at an affordable price range. Free Wi-Fi, daily housekeeping, a terrace, non-smoking rooms, live music, and outdoor activities are the facilities offered at this hotel.
Algiers Point is a charming spot which lies on the Lower Mississippi River. The area is decorated with Creole cottages, beautiful art galleries, vibrant parks, authentic restaurants, bustling shops, and wonderful pubs. Skyline Penthouse is a luxury accommodation in this area with chic furnishings. An exciting ferry ride on the Mississippi River is a popular activity in this area. The apartment houses a kitchen with dishwasher, oven, and coffee maker. Wi-Fi, air-conditioner, washing machine, and ironing facilities are available at the house.
French Quarter is one of the bustling districts in New Orleans with a low crime rate. The neighborhood has some of the outstanding restaurants which serve delicious food options. You can find many markets between Canal Street and Esplanade Avenue in this area. The ancient Laulaurie Mansion and the remarkable New Orleans Voodoo Museum are two attractions to check out in this area. Accommodation is a bit costly and quite challenging to book during the season time. You can go on and check the Andrew Jackson Hotel for a comfortable stay and reserve before it is fully booked. The accommodation comes with a refrigerator, garden, outdoor furniture, free Wi-Fi, concierge service, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, and ironing facilities.
Touro is a lively city which is ranked as the fourth most walkable place in New Orleans. The area is located close to Garden District and Milan regions. The houses here feature high ceilings, a pocket door, wooden flooring, and glass window. Between Magazine Street and St. Charles, you can find lots of nice bars and world famous restaurants. It got its names from Touro Infirmary Hospital which was built in 1852. For accommodation, you can stay at Hampton Inn, in this area. Hampton Inn offers easy access to renowned attractions like St. Charles cable car line, French Quarter, and Magazine Street.
Uptown/Carrollton is a dynamic area marked by the presence of gorgeous oak trees. This upscale area in New Orleans is one of the safest with a low crime rate. The area is close to educational institutions and popular shopping centers. The visitors can relish mouth-watering late night grill and delectable Creole cuisine in the restaurants of Uptown. You can enjoy exceptional live music in the bars of this area. For those who are looking for luxury accommodations with worldly comforts, they can stay in Uptown. One-Bedroom on S Carrollton Avenue is one such accommodation with fabulous facilities like a kitchen, dining area, TV, family rooms, iron, and free Wi-Fi.
Faubourg Marigny is a ravishing district located next to French Quarter area. Renowned as a fabulous live music district, the area has lots of cafes, restaurants, historic monuments, and many more in its close vicinity. Live music clubs promises a rocking nightlife to the visitors. You can find the streets lined with Creole cottages dating back to the 19th century. Washington Square Park is the hot attraction in this area. Elysian Fields Inn offers safe accommodation with decent amenities like free Wi-Fi, shared kitchen, disabled facilities, luggage storage, and concierge services.
West End was formerly called “New Lake End” and it was founded in 1835. This area gives an opportunity to enjoy yachting, sailing, fishing, waterfront dining and live music. While you are in this area, do not miss to witness the mesmerizing beauty of sunsets on the lake. Waterfront dining & live music. Rose Manor Bed & Breakfast is a dazzling lakefront accommodation in West End area. Amazing outdoor activities like mini golf, horse riding, cycling canoeing, and fishing can be arranged by them.
Enjoy a safe stay in New Orleans
Though the crime rate in New Orleans has reduced since the mid-1990s, it is always safe to stay in a secure place while lodging in a new city. We have highlighted the best neighborhoods in New Orleans. Go through our above list and enjoy a safe and sound holiday in New Orleans.
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