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Member since: 2009
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Esplanade in the Shade Condo-Free Parking

40 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this French Quarter holiday condo

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

You’ve got it “Made In The Shade” when you sashay your troubles away at our Esplanade In The Shade Condo, located in the heart of the historic French Quarter/Marigny District of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Step back in time at our 200 year old building and enjoy historic architecture with modern amenities featuring a private covered balcony, living room, bedroom, fully equipped kitchen and bath, flat screen cable TV, stereo and Wi-Fi.

Located steps from “everything”: restaurants, museums, riverboat rides, antique shops, night clubs, the St. Charles streetcar, and one of the oldest farmers’ markets in the U.S. Walk the French Quarter to Jackson Square, the Cabildo and the Presbytere. Ride the street car to the Garden District and see antebellum mansions like nowhere else in the world.

Take a moment and view our photos of Esplanade in the Shade. Please remember when you visit you must “Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler” – Come On, Baby Let The Good Times Roll! C’ya soon.

Keywords: Luxury One Bedroom Condo: elegantly appointed furnishings, private covered balcony.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Carol (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks english


based on 40 traveller reviews

Esplanade in the Shade Condo-Free Parking
average rating of 4.85 based on 40 reviews

Comfy and Convenient

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I booked this condo for a getaway weekend. Booking was easy and the property manager Carol was very responsive. The property was exactly as described and we were very happy with our choice. The condo was very comfortable and the location was perfect to walk anywhere we wanted. Carol left a helpful list of recommended restaurants and tours. The balcony, as everyone said before, was definitely the highlight of the condo. We greatly enjoyed sitting out there any time we were home.

Now for the follow up. We checked out March 8th. We received a security check back from Carol shortly after. The check was for $50, it was supposed to have been $100. I contacted Carol right away and she apologized for a clerical error. There was a misunderstanding about late check out and she thought we had underpaid our balance. After sending her a copy of my records she agreed that she would send out our missing $50. This was on March 19th. Two weeks later, on April 1st, I contacted Carol via text that we had still not received the check. No response. I texted again on April 4th. No response. I emailed her on April 5th. On April 7th, we received our balance electronically via my paypal account. The lack of communication was what frustrated us. All we needed was a simple response that our check had been sent.

All in all, we had an amazing weekend and the condo was great. I'm sure that our experience with the deposit was an unfortunate fluke, but it did bother us enough to rate the experience "good" instead of "excellent"

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry Amy.....we were in the throws of a Festival Season...Mardi Gras, St Patrick's Day, St. Joseph's Day, French Quarter Festival and preparing for 2 weekends of Jazz Fest. I do get a little backlogged responding to emails.....which I do get a lot of managing 8 properties. Considering everything else was satisfactory, I'm more than a little surprised that you felt compelled to put this in writing in a review. I do my best to respond as quickly as possible. Sometimes it takes a little longer.....especially during Festivals and Holidays so please be patient. Thanks! ~ Carol
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Great Honeymoon Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our honeymoon in New Orleans. Carol was very helpful and responded to our texts very quickly! Excellent location, we were within walking distance of everything we wanted to visit during our stay.The condo is cozy and quiet but close enough to the action. We loved the R bar just a few blocks away!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Olivia and so glad you chose The Esplanade in the Shade Condo for your Honeymoon! ~ Carol
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Westminster, Maryland


  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting New Orleans and we could not have stayed in a better location. We were within walking distance of everything and the balcony by far was amazing to sit and enjoy our morning coffee and our evenings. We would definetely recommend Esplanade In The Shade and would stay here again in a heartbeat !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Karla and so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Esplanade in the Shade Condo. ~ Carol
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in this great condo, location could not have been better. It's located at the end of Bourbon Street - the quiet end. The balcony was just fabulous and we made great use of it sitting outside and people watching.

Thanks very much Carol, and if we ever come back to New Orleans we would definitely stay in this condo again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank,s Mary! glad you had a blast, enjoyed this condo and our neighborhood, The Marigny Triangle .....and of course The French Quarter!
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Great time in NOLA

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had not been to NOLA in 11 years so we decided it was time to go back for a visit! The condo is great! Perfect for two with everything you need to have a great time. The balcony is the best! We enjoyed our coffee every morning and spent every evening on the balcony watching NOLA go by! There can be some loud street traffic on the balcony but you can't hear any of it from inside the condo! It is within waling distant to the Quarter and Frenchman St. Carol was a wonder host! She was available for any questions or issues and she was always prompt and friendly. She had some amazing recommendations on places to go, things to do, and most importantly great foods to eat! Will return for sure! Thanks Carol!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Elizabeth. I'm so glad I could introduce you to some great eating spots....and Crescent Park for your daily run! Glad you enjoyed the condo and hope to see you again soon! ~ Carol
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Excellent Location!

  • 5 of 5

Having never been to NOLA, my husband thought this would be the perfect place to spend our honeymoon! The condo is in a lovely neighborhood that's just a short walk to Jackson Square, the French Market and Frenchman Street. A little street noise, but it's NOLA so that's to be expected. Very clean and all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. I will definitely book this condo again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Lauren!....So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you can stay with us again in the future! ~ Carol
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Louis Armstrong International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
R-Bar--Around the corner on Royal Street
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Foot of Canal Street. Take Ferry to Westbank.
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sukho Thai--Around the corner on Royal Street
Car: not necessary

Art galleries, museums, river boat rides, swamp tours, antebellum mansion tours, romantic and historic covered carriage rides from Jackson Square, walking history and haunted history tours.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in French Quarter, Louisiana

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Halloween/Voodoo Fest
28 Oct 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
Nov/Dec Mid Week Special
2 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
New Year & Sugar Bowl
28 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jan Mid Week Special
4 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mardi Gras
15 Feb 2017 - 1 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
French Quarter Festival
5 Apr 2017 - 11 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jazz Fest
26 Apr 2017 - 9 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$164
Refundable Damage Deposit A$164

There is an additional fee for more than 2 guests.

We reserve the right to cancel a reservation if deposits and balances are not received within the specified time period.

Cancellation Policy: Funds received will be returned when the room is re-booked for your dates.

This is a non-smoking property.

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

50% of total cost due at time of booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival for regular season, 60 days prior to arrival for special events.

Payment Methods: Bank or Cashiers Check, Money Order or Credit Card

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in French Quarter, Louisiana

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling

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