Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bywater, New Orleans - Updated 2024

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Picking the right spot for your vacation rental is a tough decision to make, especially if you’re staying in a city as fun as New Orleans. That’s where Airbnb comes in, and this site provides plenty of options if you haven’t been here, specifically Bywater, or haven’t been here in a while and want to stay somewhere new. These offerings put you in walking distance from the music district, the French Quarter, the Crescent City Riverside and other attractions. The accommodations will make you feel comfortable enough to the point where you might want to stay longer. Take a look at our top Airbnb vacation rentals so that you can make the right choice.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 07, 2024.

1. Historic Bywater retreat -- Maitri Suite (from USD 74)

This private room called the Maitri Suite is part of a house that’s located in the center of the historic Bywater neighborhood. The house recently underwent renovations to provide tourists an even more relaxing stay. There is space for two guests, making this the perfect choice for someone going on a solo adventure or business trip or a couple looking for a nice romantic getaway. Getting to New Orleans’ hot spots won’t be a problem either as you’ll be within walking distance to Frenchmen St. and the French Quarter where you’ll find a variety of bars, parks, and parades.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
1.79 km (1.2 mi) from Jackson Square
175 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice coffee & tea set up in the kitchen
she left us filtered water coffee fixngs and great bathroom amenities
the room was spacious and comfortable and the bathroom had all the amenities we needed
gorgeous house with a beautiful room along with the necessary amenities
it is comfy and attractive with good wifi
nice place clean well maintained
accommodations clean comfortable and funky
it was very clean comfortable and quiet
the bedroom was clean and the bed was super comfy
her place was clean comfortable and easy to get to
beverly and jeremy were great hosts
she is a wonderful host with lots of helpful information
beverly herself is a gracious host
beverly was a wonderful host and gave us plenty of recommendations
beverly's house is gorgeous and she was a lovely host
the location is great
great location and cozy decorations
great value in a great location
the location was good with a 20-30 minute walk to the french quarter
it was a great location
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2. House near French Quarter and Frenchmen St.

Location is a major factor when considering where to stay on your vacation, especially if you want to visit as many attractions as you can before you’re time there is up. This house solves that problem since it’s located right near the French Quarter, Frenchmen St., Crescent Park, and other popular sites so that you only need to walk to reach these places. The house is located on a quiet street, making sleeping a piece of cake. You’ll have access to free WiFi, a laptop-friendly workspace, and a kitchen that comes with everything you need to make your own meals when you plan on eating in.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2.13 km (1.4 mi) from Jackson Square
247 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the washer/dryer & air conditioning which we really needed
limited supplies in kitchen but excellent coffee shops close by
the room is spacious and comfortable bathroom is clean and dorje and oogli were the sweetest doggos ever
it's a nice well-furnished place with everything we needed to make our stay comfortable
comfortable and spacious bedroom and newly remodeled bathroom
it was very clean & well supplied
the rental was spacious clean and well equipped
bathroom and kitchen spaces are new and clean
i liked the no shoes in house style which means it's nice n clean everywhere inside
it was spotless and in a great location
adam was a wonderful host
adam was a great host
hosts were very nice and accommodating
adam was responsive kind and accommodating - a consummate host
adam and alissa are a great host
the location is fantastic
the location was great
8 miles) but beautiful through the park in the morning
the apartment is wonderfully situated in the bywater neighborhood close to locals haunts and public transportation
its in a great location too
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3. XL stylish room In historic Bywater

This room is great if you have two friends or family members that you want to take to New Orleans for the first time or after a long while. You’ll be situated in the center of the historic Bywater district. Bikes will be available so that you can save time and money in going to the local bars, restaurants, malls, and movie theaters. The room will provide you and your friends or family members a relaxing stay with its comfortable beds, a desk for doing work in case you decide to travel on your own, a flat-screen TV for movie night, and a kitchen for cooking your own breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2.93 km (1.9 mi) from Jackson Square
239 reviews  
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room comes equipped with ac ceiling fan heater tv/roku tea set vanity and helpful tips and instructions
tv with roku was a great bonus
i hope my house could look as magical and cozy as linka's one day
linka was very nice and the room/amenities are very clean
the room was large and attractively decorated
very clean and comfortable
clean quite beautifully decorated
clean house very elegant
we had a great stay at linka's--the space was clean and comfortable
a wonderfully creative space that's immaculately clean
she was very helpful and gave us great recommendations
host very welcoming and friendly great accommodation
linka is a wonderful host who made sure we had everything we needed
linka was a friendly host who provided us with a nice list of things to do while visiting
linka is a gracious host and we had some fun conversation together
the place is near french quarters very close to all the attractions
linka’s place was an amazing location and super cute to stay in
the location is great if you want to be close to the city but outside of the bustle
this place was very cute and walking distance to some bars
linka’s place was great- cute house and pleasant walkable neighborhood
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4. The Harem private room

This “Harem” private room has enough space for two guests, making it perfect for a solo adventurer, someone on a business trip, or a couple looking for a romantic getaway. This place comes with a warm and welcoming environment and gives you access to WiFi, free parking and bike rental, laundry, and a fully equipped kitchen for making your own meals. Traveling on the bike will allow you to get to the French Quarter and other major attractions in the Big Easy in 15 minutes.

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2.64 km (1.7 mi) from Jackson Square
336 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

5. Cozy room ny the French Quarter

Comfort and travel convenience are two major benefits that make for an amazing vacation experience, and those two benefits are provided in this private room. This accommodation will make you feel like staying for a long time because it offers free WiFi for watching your favorite shows and movies on Netflix and HBO Go, a private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and access to the house’s common areas. This rental is located in the Bywater/Marigny area, putting you in a safe environment and within walking distance to the French Quarter, Crescent Park, and other attractions.

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2.44 km (1.6 mi) from Jackson Square
64 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

6. Historic 130-year-old home by the river

One type of vacation rental that guarantees a fun time is one that gives you enough room to take some friends with you. That’s the case with this house, which has space for up to four guests. Remarkably, the house is 130 years old, thus providing a historic environment that makes you feel like you’re exploring New Orleans’ past. When you’re not staying in to watch your favorite programs or cooking meals for the whole group in the home’s fully equipped kitchen, you’ll be able to visit the Mississippi River, which is only a couple of blocks away, and the French Quarter and Crescent Park, which are also close by.

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2.32 km (1.5 mi) from Jackson Square
63 reviews  
Entire house 2 Beds 4 Guests

7. Luxury apartment with history

Some of the best vacation rentals are the ones that make you feel like you’re staying in a historic part of the city. If that’s what you’re looking for, then you should try this private room in a luxury apartment, which was built in the 1920s. This accommodation recently received the addition of bike rentals, which should make it easy to get to sites like the Bywater Music District, Frenchmen Street, Vaughn’s Bar, and Crescent City Riverside Park. For those days when you feel like staying in or not going out for too long, the room comes with free WiFi for watching movies and shows as well as a fully equipped kitchen.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2.74 km (1.7 mi) from Jackson Square
191 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has everything you could need (fridge closet iron hair dryer great ac and fan )
but the air conditioning was a sanctuary and we got some good nights sleep
you have a fridge an microwave and free coffee maschin in the room
bed bath ac we're very comfortable and matt was very responsive
the room has its own thermostat which was good because we like it cold when we are sleeping
room was clean and welcoming
clean save and very nice
it was very clean
cozy and clean matt and dusty were very nice and welcoming
clean and great to have use of the bikes we'll be back
excellent hosts we showed up with no plans or expectations
incredibly kind helpful and quick to respond to any questions or needs
also matt and dusty are the best hosts - they make us feel at home
everyone is very friendly and quick to offer suggestions for things to do and see
great place - off the beaten path - and fantastic hosts
great location close to everything
great neighborhood close to everything
the location is a good 30 minute walk from the french quarters
the neighborhood is great and in a good location
plus there are some great restaurants and bars within walking distance
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8. House with true 'NaWlins' flavor

If you want to go on a New Orleans adventure with some of your friends, this house could serve as your jump-off point. The apartment can accommodate up to four guests. The bedrooms are behind each other, so you’ll have to go through the second bedroom to get to the bathroom. This rental is located in a quiet neighborhood, which should make movie night and sleeping a piece of cake. You’ll be able to save time and money traveling to the city as the local bars and restaurants are within walking distance. Getting to the French Quarter will require just a short cab ride.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2.11 km (1.4 mi) from Jackson Square
427 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was slow for 2 days but picked up again so it was okay
the accommodation was exactly as described very comfortable and enjoyable to be in
the bed was extremely comfortable
the jacuzzi tub was amazing and the main bed super comfortable
the place has plenty of room and a gorgeous large bathroom
they clean and restock the linens daily
clean towels every day and change of sheets midway through
the place itself is outstanding beautiful comfortable clean and above and beyond what we hoped for
it was full of nola charm was spacious & quite comfortable
our house was cool clean comfortable and fully stocked with goodies
host is incredible and kind
leslie was a wonderful host
leslie is a great host
great experience and good host
leslie was a wonderful host
the location is fantastic
perfect location for us
location is great too
great location in bywater minutes from downtown
it’s near public transportation and several interesting breakfast places
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9. Room with private entrance and bikes

Many of the options on this list give you access to bike rentals to make traveling through New Orleans cheaper and easier, one of them being this private room. The room has a private entrance to the house where it’s located. The house is built on architecture with a style that is traditional to New Orleans. You’ll be able to enjoy free WiFi, so you can watch your favorite TV shows and movies on your mobile phone. You can access the kitchen that has everything you need to make your own meals. Two bikes are available for traveling, making this rental available for two guests at most. From here, you’ll be able to get to the various bars, restaurants, cafes, movie theaters, and shopping malls in a jiffy.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2.62 km (1.7 mi) from Jackson Square
603 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
- private room with a fancons: -the the bedding was just kind of dingy
it's was so hot it took forever for us to fall asleep even with an extra fan
the room is perfect and the cats are very friendly
the room is quiet comfortable and has its own entrance
the room is a great size and the bathroom is right next door
very clean pleasant and quiet
room was clean and bright
very clean great cats bikes and bed
everything was clean & we had everything we needed
everything was clean definitely a solid place to sleep
quick and easy walkthrough from host
missy is a great host
missy was knowledgeable about the area and was a wonderful host
the hosts put effort into making the space comfortable
nice place with welcoming hosts
great location bed was super comfy
good location right by the joint
i loved the location because you could walk everywhere
missy and bryan's place is in the perfect location
great location cute spot adorable kitties
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10. Private bohemian hideway

Those looking for a private vacation rental that allows for a relaxing and exciting experience should take a look at what this house’s private room has to offer. With space for two guests, the room is perfect for someone on a business trip or a couple on a romantic getaway. The room comes with a private bathroom and shower, laptop-friendly workspace, free WiFi, and fully equipped kitchen. You’ll also be staying in the middle of Bywater, allowing you to save time and money in going to the area’s major attractions.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2.31 km (1.5 mi) from Jackson Square
283 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had coffee and snacks and a great little bathroom
we had a heater for the cold night too and our nap which was great
very comfortable and the mini fridge and coffee maker were a great addition and thoughtful touch
the apartment itself is very private and comfortable with a great air conditioner and a soft bed
carolyn was wonderful and even made us breakfast
everything is clean and neat
very clean and very helpful
bathroom was modern and clean
nice clean and welcoming place
everything was nice clean and peaceful
great hosts with great knowledge
jerry & carolyn were superb hosts helpful & kind accomodating and knowledgeable
carolyn and jerry were absolutely amazing hosts
the hosts are thoughtful and so accommodating
carolyn and jerry were very hospitable and gracious hosts
located in the wonderfully eclectic neighbourhood of bywater
this was a perfect location in the bywater
great location if you’re looking to go to the french quarter
we loved our stay fantastic location in bywater
great area of the city close to nice spots
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Have a memorable vacation in New Orleans' Bywater

Airbnb is here to make it easier for you to find the vacation rental that best suits your taste when planning your getaway to a big city. In planning your Bywater New Orleans adventure, you may simply check out the 10 best rentals listed here and choose the one that you think will provide you the most comfortable stay in a peaceful neighborhood while making it easier for you to access the area’s major attractions. Keep these Bywater vacation rentals in mind for the next or first time you intend to spend a vacation in the Big Easy.

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