Our library/guestroom is filled with books we love. It has a large closet, small IKEA table & 2 chairs. Sleeping accommodations are a convertible sofa-futon with another futon mattress on top for comfort. Our house is convenient to Fairgrounds, City Park & Lake; less than 15 minutes to Dome, Downtown & French Quarter. Quiet safe neighborhood with great amenities--5+ restaurants. Ample onstreet parking & walking distance to 2 bus lines. Host couple includes professional musician & a NOLA native.
Guest bedroom is located in a separate wing from living area and away from Master Suite. Has its own large lighted closet with hangers, an expandable Ikea table & a computer desk (with use of Mac computer if desired). Large front window brings in lots of light; recently updated with lined drapes to control the light. Walls are lined with bookcases. Floor has large area rug over bamboo floor. Room has ceiling fan, extra floor fan (in hot months) & space heater (in cold months).
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Guests have exclusive use of the guest bath down the hall during their stay. Shared access to kitchen, if desired. (Guests may store items in the refrigerator & may cook or reheat food, if they want.) There is no private TV at present for guests. Guests also welcome to sit on front porch as weather allows. Use of laundry room is allowed for extra fee of $5 per load.
Interaktion mit Gästen
Host couple includes 8th-generation New Orleans native well versed in the city's history & culture, who LOVES to share if asked, & a professional trumpet player with connections to all the best (& some little-known) music venues. We are friendly but don't intrude on guests. We furnish simple breakfast foods (bread for toast, cold cereal, 1-minute oatmeal, coffee, tea, milk) for each morning of stay.
Guests staying during Carnival or Jazz Fest can have the benefit of our expertise on New Orleans culture and music (if wanted).
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We have a Corgi-Rottweiler mix (!) dog who is sweet and friendly and never barks. We would entertain the idea of guests bringing another dog under certain circumstances.
Husband being a pro musician, he practices trumpet during the day (never at night). Most guests who hear it enjoy it.
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We prefer guests with Airbnb experience & good reviews from other hosts, but will consider newbies. Abuse of alcohol by guest is grounds for cancellation. No illegal drug use. No smoking in the house but allowed on the front porch. No outside non-Airbnb guests without prior approval. We would discuss one small dog under the right circumstances. There is a $25 lost key fee for each lost key.
I'm a 60+-year-old Unitarian minister, an 8th-generation native of New Orleans, social justice/anti-racism activist with a small sewing business. My husband Eric is a professional trumpet player in New Orleans. We love to share the history and culture and pleasures of the Crescent City!