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Mardi Gras Cottage, 4 mi to French Quarter

Bedrooms 1
Space 630 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Clean, clean, clean. We don't just wash the bedding here at the Mardi Gras cottage, we sanitize it. Along with a water proof liner on the mattress that is sanitized after every guest. If you are a person that is concerned about clean bedding, this is the property for you! This is a one bedroom, one bath cottage with all amenities. There is NO carpet in the cottage, only beautiful porcelain tile and area rugs. Owner was born in this almost world famous neighborhood and can direct you to all the local watering holes and restaurants that New Orleans is famous for. We are off the beaten path, and can steer you away from the tourist traps. The battle field of New Orleans is one mile from this property. See where General Andrew Jackson and the pirate Jean Lafitte teamed up and defeated the English and liberated the United States of America.

Michael Miranda
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, Thai
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Michael Miranda

I am a lifelong resident of New Orleans. Also, I am available to my guests to provide information that will enhance their stay in New Orleans.

Michael Miranda purchased this cottage in 1994

Why Michael Miranda chose Arabi

Again cleanliness is our policy here at the cottage. You will sleep great on the germ free pillow top mattress that was not just washed after the last guest but sanitized after the last guest.

What makes this cottage unique

swimming pool hours are from 9am until dark. (30 minutes after sunset.) Guests should provide their own swimming towels. No Life Guard on duty. Swim at your own risk. All guests must sign a liability waiver in order to swim in pool. No running, diving, or horseplay in pool area. No glass containers in pool area.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Arabi

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 630 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • tennis
No diving in pool. No running in pool area. No glass in pool or pool area.


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Mardi Gras Cottage, 4 mi to French Quarter
average rating of 4.8125 based on 80 reviews

private and quiet

  • 3 of 5

property was clean and private, but you are not the only ones with the pool, property houses like 4-5 rentals and all share the pool. Pool never seemed to be on so no water fountain running, no lounge chairs so bring your own.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice and Cozy

  • 3 of 5

Clean property

  • Review Submitted: 28/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The Mardi Gras Cottage was an excellent place to stay for our first trip to NOLA. The cottage was clean and had everything you need to relax after a long day the the city. Our grandson loved the pool and we really appreciated having a full kitchen and washer and dryer. And we sure appreciated the air conditioning after a long hot day touring. Michael and Oi went out of their way to ensure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. We would definitely recommend the Mardi Gras Cottage as your home base in New Orleans.

  • Review Submitted: 11/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful outdoor area, it was perfect for our 2 dogs and well maintained

  • 3 of 5

Nothing extra indoors. Very uncomfortable futon, hard to relax, the bed was noisy, too soft and with 2 people laying in it you rolled into the center. For the price, not we’ll stocked at all, we had to buy our own paper towels and laundry soap. The refrigerator accumulated water on back top shelf and not well stocked with larger cups/glasses. The handle to the oven was broken and very difficult to use it. The owners are very nice as well as their 2 dogs. Again, the outdoors was the best!

  • Review Submitted: 03/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super cute, quiet, and clean little cottage

  • 5 of 5

My 3 dogs and I really enjoyed our time at the Mardi Gras cottage. First, it is super clean and very quiet. I am a single female traveling with 3 small dogs (all dachshunds) and I felt completely safe so for those of you who might be tentative about the "9th Ward" designation, I even went out to walk my dogs after midnight and at 5 AM with no issues. As with any place especially when one is not from the area, be smart and vigilant but truly, this goes for anywhere even when in one's own neighborhood. In fact, we felt so comfortable here that we stayed an extra day so we could go check out the LSU Botanical Garden and Burbank Park in Baton Rouge which are dog-friendly. Other dog-friendly activities worth exploring are the Bonnabel Boat Launch dog park in Metairie and Inshore Rip Charter in St. Bernard. Ask for Captain Ed or Captain Elliott; my 3 little guys and I had an awesome time with Captain Elliott and caught 5 fish, including one that weighed over 15 lbs.

The cottage is conveniently located, within a short drive to the French Quarter however, if you are looking for a place that is away from tourist traps but still has lots of interesting things to do, Arabi is a cool spot with lots of restaurants (e.g., The Kitchen Table, Rocky and Carlo's with their enormous portion sizes, and Palms, Too casino restaurant). Be sure to visit Algiers Point for a self-guided walking tour of historic homes and beautiful architecture.

Michael and Miranda are also wonderful hosts, super responsive and accommodating. They have stocked the cottage with lots of helpful guides and suggestions on restaurants and activities. Thank you Michael and Miranda for letting us stay the extra day :D.

  • Review Submitted: 13/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice well maintained cottage

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying here for jazz fest. Great yard and the cottage had everything we needed

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
The Daq Shack
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
The Parish
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Biloxi, Mississippi
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$67.97

The rates we charge are for tourist information per day. Accommodations are provided at no charge for each day of paid tourist information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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