One of the trendiest neighborhoods in New Orleans, the Garden District features the best-preserved collection of houses from the 19th-century. The historic mansions are still the specialty of this area and most of them were built between 1832 and 1900. This area was mostly built for the people who refused to stay in the French Quarter, as it was crowded. The area of the Garden District starts at Jackson Avenue at one side. There are a couple of historic mansions in this area that you cannot miss.
Some of the other impressive works of architecture include the Rink, Lafayette Cemetery, Colonel Short’s Villa, the Briggs-Staub House, Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel, the Women’s Opera Guild House, Toby’s Corner, Bradish Johnson House and the Louise S. McGehee School. There is also the Archie Manning House, Morris Israel House and much more. To get an authentic taste of life in New Orleans’ Garden District, choose one of these Airbnb vacation rentals.
A stay in the Parks-Bowman Mansion will take you to a world of ancient relics. The house is beautifully decorated with antiques and interesting artifacts. The mansion is located in the heart of the Garden District, shaded by palm trees and a live oak tree. This three-storied building is a prime example of the architecture of the Garden District.
Guests are offered the library turned double bedroom, which can be accessed through a carved cypress staircase. This room features a queen size antique cypress bed and a private shower with travertine marble and hand-held sprayer. The second-floor porch is also easily accessible from the room, which gives great glimpses of the surrounding area.
Parks-Bowman Mansion: The LibraryNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewsi was in love with my room (complete with huge stuffed alligator ) private balcony beautifully redone baththe library room waa so dreamy and adrienne and her husband were friendly and super helpfulthe library room had so much character and charmstaying in the library room was like a dream come truei especially enjoyed the balcony right outside our roombathroom and bedroom were cleanthe room and on suite bathroom were both clean and tidy and had everything we needed
Host:hosts were informative and helpfulthe hosts are wonderful and so helpfulthe hosts were super friendly and accommodatinghe hosts are adorable thoughtful people who gave me really helpful tips about local gallerieswonderful host couldn’t have asked for moreRead more reviewsbeautiful and interesting house location very goodthe location is perfect for any trip to new orleansit was an amazing location and beautiful homewant a great eclectic location with unique personality? if so stay herelocation is amazing house is fascinating and unique
The Red Room is also part of the Parks-Bowman Mansion, which features the feel of the 19th century. The double bedroom has a full-size four-poster bed, desk and a private bath with clawfoot tub and shower, to take you back in time. The entire house features decor of an ancient era, with stained-glass windows and massive chandeliers.
There is also a music room, formal dining room and a ladies parlor, along with a living room and kitchen. The house is surrounded by the garden and there is also a full-sized outdoor lap pool, where you can spend the precious moments of your vacation.
Parks-Bowman Mansion: The Red RoomNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewsthe library room is what i envision heaven to bewe loved our stay in the red room adrienne was very responsive and extremely accommodatingour room was charming and the house was full of treasuresthe bedroom was comfortable and had a lot of character and having a private bathroom was greatwe enjoyed our stay in adrienne’s red roomthe room was clean and uniquely decoratedthe red room was clean bright and cozy
Host:she is a great hostthe hosts were so kind and wonderfulexcellent host and experience highly recommendedthey were so respectful and responsiveadrienne is warm friendly and ready to share helpful info about sights in nolaRead more reviewswonderfully eclectic house in a perfect locationperfect uptown location walking distance to the stcute shops and good restaurants within walking distance as wellwonderful house in a superb locationclose to the trolley and good walking
The Garden District Guesthouse is based on the parade route. Positioned near the streetcar line, it is just seven minutes away from the French Quarter. It is a secluded hideout which ensures complete privacy and features one double bedroom, which can accommodate two people at a time. There is a small kitchenette with all the essentials, like a coffeemaker, glassware, dishes, a microwave, toaster, hot plate, full sink and other essential utensils.
The main attraction of this house is definitely the courtyard. Surrounded by lush greenery, the courtyard is equipped with a chair and table to enjoy a meal or spare time.
Guesthouse W/ Beautiful Courtyard!New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room was cool and well air conditionedthe cottage itself is really cozy and i loved relaxing on the spacious patiokristen's place is a very cozy guesthouse next to a beautiful courtyardthe kitchen was well equipped and stocked with yummy snackssoft linens were cozy and plentiful yummy complimentary snacksprivate and cozy space that’s older but clean and quaintwow what a hostess what a location and what a clean comfy and delightful guesthouse
Host:she was incredibly helpful and a great hostkristen is an awesome hostkristen is a great hostgreat place & a great hostkristen is a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is idealthe central location was perfectperfect location - close to everythinggreat location in new orleansfabulous location right on the st
This cozy and compact apartment is located on Magazine Street, at the heart of the shopping and dining attractions of the town. The little oasis provides you enough privacy and comfort in its cozy setup. The studio features one bedroom with a double bed, suitable for two persons. There is also a kitchen and small living and dining space attached to the bedroom.
The Hobbit - uptown oasisNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewswe brought a large box fan with us which concealed the noises when turned on highit was nice to arrive home to a mellow neighborhood with great coffee and breakfast in the morningour stay was overall satisfying and would recommend this apartment to anyone visiting new orleansas a bonus the bed was super comfortable which we almost never find to be the caseclean and organized place as wellthe hobbit is clean and compactthe place was very cleanapartment was very cleanthe place was exceptionally clean and full of character
Host:carlos is a great hostthe owner is great with local tips and hospitalitygreat host and very accommodatinghosts are very friendlyhosts were very nice and accommodatingRead more reviewsthis location is so greatcute place conveniently located for my destinations this tripgreat location and very safeideal for travelers wanting to be close to magazine stpretty quiet given the central location
The house is a double gallery home from the late 1800’s and is located very close to St. Charles, in the center of the historic Garden District. Guests are offered one bedroom, suitable for two persons. The upstairs balcony is located next to the room, which gives you a chance to enjoy the outdoors. The apartment is surrounded by greenery, which can be enjoyed from its charming, plant-filled, semi-private courtyard.
Romantic Garden District Private SuiteNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat location & fun amenities; large room + small bath off upstairs balconycheck-in very easy with keyless door and a key for the iron fence gatefantastic location small space but everything we needed for a comfortable week in new orleanscomfortable bed and beddingwe felt very comfortable during our stay at brittney’sit was clean and basically consisted of just a bed and bathroomcozy clean & great locationit was very comfortable and cleanthe space is small just a bedroom and small bathroom but it was clean and comfortablequaint clean and in a great neighborhood
Host:she was very helpful and responsive with any of our questions or requestsbrittney was an amazing hostbrittney was super helpful and accommodating with our scheduleshe and her partner were very friendly and politeshe was a great host and a very simple and easy check in and outRead more reviewsnice location that's walking distance to magazineplus location is amazinggreat location quick walk to magazinegreat location in the garden districteasy walking to commander’s palace lafayette cemetery st
This private studio apartment is located in a typical Victorian house of this area. The studio comes with an excellent view of the backyard garden and has one bedroom with a double bed, suitable for two. There is a living space and a kitchen, equipped with mini fridge, microwave and a toaster oven. Guests are also provided with access to the main house’s patio and beautiful magnolia garden.
Private Garden District StudioNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewsthe foam pad for the pull out couch made it very comfortable to sleep thoughthe pull-out couch mattress was comfortable and it was so well-decoratedit is as promised a studio and had a pull out sofa bed with an extra padalso it is a sofa bed but really feels like a real bedwe had a lovely stay at joseph’s apartmentvery clean and cozyclean historic charm and very privatethe place was super clean and the shower head was awesomethe apartment is clean and neat and nicely decoratedvery clean space and well equipped with the essentials
Host:great hosts and decorthe host is also very nice and welcomingowners were very responsive and accommodatinggreat spot and very attentive hosthe is a fantastic hostRead more reviewsexcellent location close to shopping food and transportationthis location is really amazinggreat location very cute apartmentgreat location and perfectly situatedlocation is very safe
This apartment is located two doors down from St. Charles. The private apartment, in a multi-unit building, features two bedrooms with queen beds so, altogether, four people can stay in this property at a time. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven and fridge. The backyard of this property is very charming and its plant-filled courtyard is the best place to enjoy the bliss of nature.
Charming Garden District Private ApartmentNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewsbeds were comfy the patio was delightful kitchen efficientvery good wall ac units and two nice space heaters to balance the weather fluctuationsroomthe apartment feels very homey and has several great local touches (artwork books snacks)these guys are very accommodating and the apartment and patio are adorablebathroom has everything including nice towels and an array of bath productsthe apartment was clean and bed comfythe place is clean and quietthe apartment was clean and well stockedbrittney’s place was very clean and so comfortablethe suite was clean and comfortable
Host:she was a great host and super responsivefriendly and respectful ownershosts where greatbrittaney was a responsive hostbrittney was a wonderful hostRead more reviewsperfect location private and cutethe location was perfectthe location was amazing - very close to the streetcar and many great restaurantsthe location was ideal next to the sta wonderful apartment in a very convenient location
Immerse in the classic and beautiful 1840s exterior architecture of this apartment before you set foot inside. The apartment features large windows, soaring ceilings, exposed brick and beams and old plank pine floors, among other things you are going to love. Speaking of facilities, you can find three bedrooms for six people, two bathrooms, a kitchen with modern appliances and utensils and a living room with comfortable space for relaxing.
A Classic, Historic Space above Magazine Street.New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Top guest reviewsenough comfortable seating for 25 people (furniture dining chairs outdoor patio chairs benches etcadditionally the bathrooms on both levels are easily accessibleupstairs is a few beds in one big beautiful roomthis apartment is quintessential new orleans after a week long stay we left feeling like localseverything was very clean and incredibly comfortablethe space is beautiful clean quiet and well appointed
Host:every possible amenity you need to host a large partymelanie was a wonderful hostmelanie and tom were great hostsshe was very helpful in orienting us and answering our questionsgreat hosts with every little attention to detailRead more reviewsgreat restaurants within walking distance (35 min)the location is perfect close to so many shops and restaurantsit’s the perfect location between uptown and downtowndowntown and the quarter is a thirty minute walk through a pretty neighborhoodthe neighborhood is very walkable safe and eclectic
This apartment is located on Magazine Street and is impeccably designed, offering guests a taste of the authentic lifestyle of the Garden District. The property features high ceilings, artistic décor and lots of space. It has one bedroom with a double bed and the living room is spacious, beautifully designed, and comes with a custom bar. The porch, with a live, 300-year-old oak, is perfect for hanging out on.
Garden District Mansion Apartment
This small and compact house is located in the Garden District, close to the restaurants and shops of Magazine Street. It features one double bedroom, suitable for two. Apart from that, there is also a spare twin-sized bed in the living room of the house, for any extra guests. Guests are also provided access to a dining room with kitchen, equipped with essentials like a refrigerator, microwave, oven, toaster oven, utensils and serving ware, to prepare meals.
Historic Garden District Shotgun HomeNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
One block away from St. Charles Ave, this apartment is located very close to all the attractions of the Garden District. It is a historic home, which features one double bedroom with attached kitchen and dining space. The high ceilings and classic décor give a true feeling of living in a typical house of the Garden District.
Places like the St. Charles Avenue streetcars, Lafayette Cemetery, Elms Mansion, the Mardi Gras and St. Pat’s parades, the Commander’s Palace, Pontchartrain Hotel and Buckner Mansion, are located very close to the apartment.
Garden District, One Block to St Charles StreetcarNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
The separate small town within a town...
In the middle of New Orleans, the Garden District feels like a separate small town. This area is located very close to the other attractions, like the French Quarter, Museum District, Bywater, Audubon Park and the Zoo. So, book your stay in one of these top Airbnb rentals and enjoy the bliss of the stately mansions, lush landscaping and all the other attractions this place can offer.
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