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Camelback Guest House

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 74 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1 and 1/2 blocks from the Garden District streetcar stop

Enjoy the charm of New Orleans living in an historic Victorian Camelback, built in 1861.

Close to everything; walk 3 blocks to world famous Commanders Palace, stroll down oak and mansion lined St. Charles Ave, go antiquing on Magazine St, ride the St. Charles Streetcar down to the French Quarter or up to the Universities and Audubon Park, visit the WWII Museum, and dine at any of the myriad of restaurants that make New Orleans a foodie paradise.

This lovingly restored one bedroom, one bath apartment is perfect for a romantic getaway. Enormous pocket doors, high ceilings, and a floor-to-ceiling window overlooking the porch are just a few of the architectural details to delight the eye. The beautiful new kitchen has everything you need to cook a meal, if you ever get tired of dining out. The living room is large and comfortable with satellite TV, WiFi and a convertible sofa. The bedroom has a memory foam queen size bed and a black-out roman shade for the mornings you want to sleep in. The gorgeous new bathroom is accessed through the bedroom so it is best suited for a couple or a small family. High quality linens and towels are provided. Off-street parking is located across the street.

This is one of two mirror image apartments in the same house. You can see the other one, as well as our reviews, by searching Property ID # 3513220.

Check-in is at 4 pm and check-out is at 11 am. ​Due to the nature of our small business we are generally unable to offer late check-outs or early check-ins.

Reservations are not guaranteed until first payment is received.

Some Special Events and stays of 30 days or longer may require a larger refundable Security Deposit and/or additional cleaning fees, to be determined at time of booking.

All sales and deposits are final for Special Events (defined as any period with rates that differ from the standard nightly rate).

Cancellation Policy:

This supersedes VRBO/HomeAway's template cancellation policies. Guest will be issued a refund as follows:

Guest will be issued a refund as follows:

50% up to 30 days in advance

No refund for Special Events or less than 30 days

We take reservations up to 6 months in advance.

To comply with City Regulations, we are only able to offer discounts for stays of 30 days or more. Contact me for accurate prices.

More Details

Owner
Corinna Chaney
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, italian
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

About Corinna Chaney

Hi Traveler! Thank you for looking at Camelback Guest House. We listed our first apartment on HomeAway for Mardi Gras 2012 and have been enjoying our guests ever since. We live in one of our 4 units and take delight in sharing gems of the neighborhood and the city with our guests. It has been such a pleasure to meet so many lovely people! See all three of our listings by searching the Property ID numbers: 3513220, 3872299, 971189.

Corinna Chaney purchased this condo in 2011

What makes this condo unique

Our home is an historic shotgun camelback double built in 1861. Somewhere down the line it was converted into a 4 plex so all the bedrooms are independent, unlike a traditional shotgun. Many of the architectural flourishes that make New Orleans homes so charming are still intact. We love this old house and have been slowly restoring it to its original beauty. The neighborhood is perfect for us; we are a block from the streetcar, walking distance to so much, and our neighbors are wonderful. We enjoy this property immensely and intend to live here for a very long time.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Central City/Garden District, Louisiana

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 74 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Newly renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Memory foam mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

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Camelback Guest House
average rating of 4.903226 based on 31 reviews
5

Magical

  • 5 of 5

Sometimes the world is magical. This was one of those times.

My girlfriend and I had never been to New Orleans, and wanted to visit for years. We had a break in March and decided to stop saying "one day" and go. We looked at every hotel, VRBO, etc, and found nothing good in the location we wanted and price range.

Then we found a listing with photos of the renovation in progress and explanations of what the owner said the property would be. The price was right, the location good (we knew we wanted the Garden District) and we had a good feeling, so we booked.

A few weeks later, the renovation complete, Corinna emailed the photos you see here.

Wow.

It was better than we expected. As you can see, Corinna and Michele lovingly restored this classic New Orleans home, keeping the appointments that complete the charm and updating with things a modern traveler would want. They did a spectacular job, and the home is comfortable and elegant and included lovely details not listed in the description. You can read of the amenities above, and I can vouch for their accuracy. But that isn't what makes this place magical.

What makes it magical is Corinna and Michele. They have put so much time and love into this home, and continued to put time and love into our stay from the moment we arrived. They were there to welcome us, tell us about the neighborhood, recommend some food (we got in at dinner time), and just generally make us feel at home. They made sure we were settled before leaving us to explore. The next day, Corinna texted to check in and see if we needed anything. Later in the week Corinna emailed a detailed list of the many parades and events happening that weekend (St Patrick's, by a stroke of luck). They did everything possible to ensure our stay was magical. And it was.

The location is also magical. The home is in the heart of the quiet and beautiful Garden District. It's 1 min walk to the spectacular St Charles (where you can catch the streetcar or a cab) and 5 to Magazine. It's walking distance to Commander's, Columns, Coquette, Atchafalaya, Casamento's, Mr John's and countless other restaurants. It's by two of the most famous cemeteries in NOLA. We found ourselves repeatedly noticing how perfect the location was over the course of our stay, and saying that we couldn’t have planned it better if we tried.

We fell in love with this city, and we will return. When we do, we will stay here.

And it will be magical.

  • Review Submitted: 17/03/2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very accommodating owners

  • 5 of 5

Became our quiet home in the Garden District. So easy to get around by streetcar in New Orleans, east to the French Quarter by scenic ride, or west to the Universities and Audubon Park. (Washington stop just a block south).

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, beautiful property, gracious hosts

  • 5 of 5

If you are planning to visit New Orleans you'd be crazy not to stay here. The location is perfect - in the beautiful, quiet Garden District, walkable to the historic St. Charles streetcar which brings you right to the French Quarter. It is also a quick walk to Magazine Street with tons of cute restaurants and shops including Ruby Slipper and Another Cracked Egg for breakfast. The apartment itself is immaculate. Corinna and Michele have restored it beautifully. Everything you could possibly need is there. Corinna was away during our visit but Michele welcomed us when we arrived and showed us around. He gave us some recommendations for restaurants and was even kind enough to print out tickets to a performance that we had purchased online.

  • Review Submitted: 25/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully appointed apt. Large and comfortable for the 2 of us

  • 5 of 5

Corinna and Michael were super nice hosts. Their place was so charming. So glad to have had a full kitchen. Perfect location.

  • Review Submitted: 18/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Desert
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, Corrina and Michael very welcoming. Close enough to everything but a neighborhood experience. And really lovely and comfortable in side.

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place. Would recommend.

  • 5 of 5

Super clean. Close to the trolley/street car that'll take you right into the French district. Quiet garden district location.

  • Review Submitted: 02/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Verret's
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Miles
Algiers Ferry
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Commanders Palace
Car: not necessary

We are 2 miles from the French Quarter and 3 miles from Audubon Park. We are a block away from the St. Charles Streetcar and 1/2 a mile to Magazine Street. Commanders Palace is 3 blocks away.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Central City/Garden District, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017-12-25 - 2017-12-31
25 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$196
From
AU$326
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$326
From
AU$326
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-01-29 - 2018-02-04
29 Jan 2018 - 4 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$193
From
AU$390
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-02-05 - 2018-02-11
5 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$266
From
AU$900
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-02-12 - 2018-02-18
12 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$388
From
AU$237
Thu,Fri,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-03-05 - 2018-03-11
5 Mar 2018 - 11 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$292
From
AU$442
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-03-12 - 2018-03-25
12 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$225
From
AU$320
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-03-26 - 2018-04-01
26 Mar 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$209
From
AU$316
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-04-02 - 2018-04-08
2 Apr 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$222
From
AU$575
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-04-09 - 2018-04-15
9 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$214
From
AU$541
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-04-16 - 2018-04-22
16 Apr 2018 - 22 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$237
From
AU$341
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-04-23 - 2018-04-29
23 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$241
From
AU$673
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-04-30 - 2018-05-06
30 Apr 2018 - 6 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$437
From
AU$792
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-05-07 - 2018-05-13
7 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$274
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-05-14 - 2018-05-20
14 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$302
From
AU$934
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-05-21 - 2018-05-27
21 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$174
From
AU$473
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-05-28 - 2018-06-03
28 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$168
From
AU$704
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-06-11 - 2018-06-17
11 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$232
From
AU$493
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-06-18 - 2018-06-18
18 Jun 2018 - 18 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$248
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$190
From
AU$213
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning AU$86.56 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$332.92
Tax Rate 9.0%

Check-in is at 4 pm and check-out is at 11 am. ​Due to the nature of our small business we are generally unable to offer late check-outs or early check-ins.

Reservations are not guaranteed until first payment is received.

Some Special Events and stays of 30 days or longer may require a larger refundable Security Deposit and/or additional cleaning fees, to be determined at time of booking.

All sales and deposits are final for Special Events (defined as any period with rates that differ from the standard nightly rate).

Cancellation Policy:
This supersedes VRBO/HomeAway's template cancellation policies. Guest will be issued a refund as follows:
Guest will be issued a refund as follows:
50% up to 30 days in advance
No refund for Special Events or less than 30 days

We take reservations up to 6 months in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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