If you’re looking for a quiet and lazy holiday, New Orleans is not for you. Bursting with vitality and flavour, every day is a party in New Orleans. From its electric nightlife to its engaging jazz shows, you’ll never run out of things to do in the Big Easy. Unofficially crowned as USA’s most unique city, New Orleans will definitely charm you into extending your holiday. However, the most impressive part about the city isn’t the magnetic parties or the tempting food. You’ll be blown away by the resilient spirit of the people as the city stands tall after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago. Experience New Orleans for yourself with these 10 Airbnb accommodations.
Ever wanted to feel like royalty and live in a grandiose mansion? Well look no further! Benachi House and Gardens is an 1858 Orleans Parish landmark. Recently refurbished but retaining the classic Louisiana elegance, this extensive house boasts the owner’s suite (which you’ll be living in), dining room, parlours and sitting rooms. Your host will provide you with a handy guidebook that will point to an array of exquisite restaurants and bars. Do check out the French Quarter and City Park during your stay.
Owner's Suite at Benachi HouseNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
On the corner of Frenchman Street lies a century-old Victorian house full of charm and character. Just minutes away from the best collection of jazz clubs in New Orleans on Frenchman Street and the historic French Quarter, your room (The Green Room) boasts exotic décor and lavish interior reminiscent of a grand palace. The house itself even has a pool table to boot. You’ll be sharing the space with your generous owner and other Airbnb guests.
Frenchmen House "Green Room"New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Fancy a dinner smorgasbord while listening to some of the finest jazz? Shiro’s Apartment is just a stone’s throw from all the action. After a long night out, retreat back into the privacy of your very own apartment, comprising of a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and lounge. You’ll love the colourful and charming interior of this cozy apartment. Your host will even stock up your kitchen for you and provide you with important information about the city!
SHIRO'S SUITE - central & cute!New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
This quaint and charming apartment is an excellent choice of accommodation for families and small groups of friends. The polished and well-maintained apartment is located along the St. Charles streetcar line and just blocks away from Magazine Street. You’re guaranteed comfort and convenience during your stay. If you’re planning your trip in January, this nifty apartment is right on the route of the annual Mardi Gras parade.
Charming Garden District ApartmentNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
With its white walls and festive decorations, Le Peach Parlour is an inviting and welcoming space. You’ll be comfortably sharing the space with a few friendly and peaceful tenants. However, do note that while your room is not entirely private, the loft bed allows you to have your own personal space. It even comes with privacy curtains and storage space! You’ll be hard pressed to find another accommodation near Louis Armstrong Park, City Park, Superdome, French Quarter and Frenchman Street at such an inexpensive price.
Le Peach Parlor,Free Bikes,Loft BedNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Need a quiet space to rest after your Mardi Gras celebrations? Look no further. This private reclaimed modern apartment is a short drive to the celebrations, but far away from the crowds and noise. You’ll love the laminate reclaimed wood walls, which make the house resemble a cozy log cabin. Your thoughtful hosts stay upstairs and are willing to help you with anything, whether it is borrowing a neighbour’s bicycle for your enjoyment or answering any of your queries about the city. Comfortable beds, great location and wonderful hosts - what more can you ask for?
Private Apt Next to Coffee Shop 18STR-18063New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Built in the mid 1800s, this charming Creole Cottage is a cozy property with an excellent location. Your private bedroom, featuring red walls and wooden accents, comes with a bed, wardrobe and en suite bathroom. You’ll have full access to the house, extensive backyard, shared bathroom and even the bicycles! Hop on and ride your bicycle to the French Quarter and City Square for a day of fun. Additionally, you’ll be sharing the space with your interesting host family who are always up for a chat.
Creole Cottage in historic Treme Room #4New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
This semi-private room is located in a classic shotgun house, close to several bus lines that can take you to Bywater and the French Quarter. While you won’t be sharing the room, other guests may require to walk through it to access other parts of the house. You’re welcome to access the brand new kitchen, bathroom, washer, dryer and backyard. Moreover, if you love meeting new people, your outgoing hosts are more than happy to strike up a conversation with you.
Affordable room in the MarignyNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
9. 8th Floor Condominium
175 USD/night, 10 USD/night per person after 2 guests
Brag to your friends that you’ve stayed in the first skyscraper built in New Orleans. This sleek and modern private apartment, adorned with artistic paintings and decorated with leafy green plants, comprises of a kitchen, king-sized bed, living room area and a flat-screen TV. Head upstairs to the roof where you’ll find fantastic amenities like the heated pool, fitness room and electric grill. There are even bicycles in the lobby for your convenience, but there might not be much need for it as most of the attractions are within walking distance.
Bright, airy and charming, your very own private blue room with en suite bathroom comes with a king-sized bed, wardrobe and bedside table. The contrast between the rough red brick walls on one side and the smooth baby blue on the other provides an interesting juxtaposition. You’ll also be sharing the kitchen, living room and laundry areas with other guests in this interesting Creole-inspired home. While you’re in the area, head over to the Marigny/Bywater area for a night out, or Frenchman Street for some live jazz.
Blue Room w/ Bath in Marigny House
Soak up the ambiance of New Orleans!
There’s always something new to discover in New Orleans. Do check the kinds of festivals ongoing during your holiday! Bookings can be rather packed during peak seasons (Mardi Gras!), so do book early. Moreover, some Airbnbs differ in their rates depending on the season, so ensure that you email and ask your hosts to double check the cost of accommodation.
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