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Apartment in French Quarter
Modern Marigny Apt with Balcony & views of The French Quarter.
Located on the corner of Frenchmen & Decatur, in the heart of a bustling entertainment district. Just one block from the French Quarter & two blocks from the Mississippi River, this modern 1bd/1ba apartment is a perfect location to enjoy a fun getaway. Just drop your bags and walk out the door to enjoy the best local artists, chefs, bars & musicians that play late into the night. Also enjoy a leisurely stroll along the river, explore the historic French Market or hop on a streetcar to Canal Street & visit Harrah's Casino, Canal Place & Riverwalk Malls, Aquarium, & numerous dining options. The Marigny is known for its live event venues, parading in the streets, performers, restaurants, bars, & live music. Located on Frenchmen Street, this newly updated apartment is situated in the heart of it all.
$145 per night
Apartment in New Orleans
Irish Channel Apartment off Magazine Street
This historic apartment is centrally located one block off bustling Magazine Street--a quaint, commercial strip known to locals for its bars, restaurants, and boutiques. It's one block from a grocery store, drug store & bus line. It is also a close trip to the Garden District, Tulane, French Quarter, and the St. Charles Avenue street car line. It features a washer/dryer and a kitchen with all basic cooking amenities. Built in 1880, the aparment is awash with historic New Orleans charm.
$100 per night
Guesthouse in New Orleans
Retro, Funky, Chic – Walk to the French Quarter
Gorgeous two persons suite, short walk to Frenchmen St. (3 mns) and the French Quarter (10 mns). Perfect for solo traveler or a couple, this comfortable apartment in a renovated single shotgun has a queen bed, a walk-in shower, a retro kitchenette (no full kitchen) and a large, shared outdoor patio. The place has a little bit of everything you need to experience New Orleans like a fabulous local. It consists of a bedroom, a living room, and a large bathroom.
$84 per night

Stay near New Orleans's top sights

French Quarter790 locals recommend
Jackson Square477 locals recommend
Garden District260 locals recommend
City Park1,516 locals recommend
The National WWII Museum804 locals recommend
Mercedes-Benz Superdome269 locals recommend
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Quick stats about vacation rentals in New Orleans

Total rentals

7.6K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

3.7K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

970 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

1.7K properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

4.4K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

460K reviews

Your guide to New Orleans


New Orleans offers a round-the-clock festive spirit 12 months a year. Live music, particularly jazz, rings through streets lined with buildings dating back to the early 1800s. That’s when the city’s trademark Creole architecture, a mix of influences from the French, Spanish, and Caribbean was developed, adding a distinctly New Orleans touch. While the lively French Quarter gets all the attention, also explore the Marigny and Bywater, which have a more artsy vibe, and Audubon — surrounding Audubon Park — which is known as the University District thanks to Tulane and Loyola Universities. If you’re looking to visit more of the New Orleans metro area, Metairie is just to the northwest, Chalmette about 10 miles east, and Slidell about 34 miles northeast.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in New Orleans

February through May is prime time to stay in one of NoLA’s vacation rentals, when highs are in the mid-60s to mid-80s Fahrenheit and lows hover between the 50s to 70s — it’s also perfectly timed to celebrations such as Mardi Gras and the French Quarter Festival. December and January are also pleasant months — with the bonus of fewer crowds — when highs are in the 60s and lows typically don't fall below the mid-40s. Summer and fall can be more challenging, as stifling heat, mixed with humidity, reaches the 90s. June usually has the highest precipitation, and hurricane season lasts from June through November.

Top things to do in New Orleans

French Quarter

The legendary Bourbon Street is the most popular street in this historic neighborhood, and indulgence is a way of life here. But the district is also known for its majestic Jackson Square (where local artisans often display their work in an open-air market), jazz clubs, steamboat cruises, and fresh beignets with chicory coffee.

Garden District

A streetcar ride away from the French Quarter is a visual juxtaposition to the French Quarter — a chill suburban neighborhood dominated by grand mansions. Also stop at Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, which houses the tombs of early settlers from Ireland and Germany, or opt for one of the city’s cemetery tours to learn more about the history of this great city.

Mardi Gras World

Experience New Orleans’ most famous festival any time of year at this facility, where 80 percent of the Mardi Gras floats are built.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in New Orleans?

    New Orleans has a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers. Temperatures range from an average low of 43°F (6°C) in January to an average high of 91°F (33°C) in July. Rain is frequent throughout the year, with June being the wettest month.

  • What are some of the best things to do in New Orleans?

    Visitors to New Orleans frequently explore the historic French Quarter, enjoy traditional jazz music, discover Creole and Cajun cuisine, and ride the St. Charles Streetcar. Exploring the city's distinct neighborhoods and visiting its numerous museums are also popular activities.

  • What is the best time of year to visit New Orleans?

    Spring, particularly February through May, is often recommended as a time to visit New Orleans, coinciding with vibrant events such as Mardi Gras, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and French Quarter Festival.

  • What are the best places to stay in New Orleans?

    The French Quarter is the most popular neighborhood for visitors, known for its historic buildings, vibrant nightlife, and proximity to attractions. Other popular areas include the Garden District, known for its well-preserved antebellum mansions, and Uptown, home to Audubon Park and a variety of restaurants.

  • What are the best places to visit in New Orleans?

    Popular places to visit in New Orleans include the St. Louis Cathedral, the National WWII Museum, and the historic Garden District. The French Market, a traditional marketplace with food stalls and shops, is also frequently visited. City Park, with its picturesque lagoons and oak trees, is another popular spot.

  • What are some hiking trails in New Orleans?

    While New Orleans is not traditionally known for hiking, there are some trails within driving distance. The Barataria Preserve Trails, just outside the city, offer boardwalk and dirt trails through marsh and forest. The Tammany Trace, a 31-mile (50 km) rail trail, is also popular.

  • What are some family activities to do in New Orleans?

    Families visiting New Orleans often enjoy visiting the Audubon Zoo, exploring the interactive exhibits at the Louisiana Children's Museum, or taking a paddlewheel riverboat tour on the Mississippi River. The city also has many family-friendly parks, such as the City Park and Audubon Park.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in New Orleans?

    Day trips from New Orleans often include visiting the historic plantations along the Great River Road, exploring the marshes and bayous of the Louisiana swamps on a boat tour, or visiting the artsy town of Covington across Lake Pontchartrain.

  • Are there vacation rentals near New Orleans's top attractions?

    You're in luck! Stay at the heart of it all with our vacation rentals near New Orleans's top attractions. We offer over 10,700 vacation rentals near Jackson Square, and over 21,400 vacation rentals near French Quarter, and so much more! Experience the best of New Orleans right on your doorstep.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in New Orleans?

    Uncover the perfect home-away-from-home with our diverse selection of vacation rentals in New Orleans. From over 3,480 house rentals, over 1,860 apartment rentals to over 820 condo rentals, we've got you covered. For even more variety, explore our Airbnb Categories to find the ideal space for your getaway.

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