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Balcony Guest House

2483 Royal Street, Faubourg/Marigny, New Orleans, LA 70117
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we pulled up in front of the place we were disappointed. The building is in need of a good painting and is really not a great area. We checked in at the Shop/Bar/Restaurant and were brought to our room by the Chef/ front desk person? We were brought into s duplex style home, entrance nice decorated then brought up... More 

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Austin, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always try to stay at Balcony House/Schiro's if I can when visiting NoLa. I absolutely love the neighborhood and what it contains with both St. Claude and Frenchmen areas within easy walking distance. I don't want to drive or cab when in NoLa if I can help it...the owner is a great guy too and the staff pretty good.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Marigny, just few blocks from French Quarter and Frenchman St, Balcony Guest House is the perfect place for a good experience in NO. The neighbourhood is nice with good bars and a feeling of easy living. The rooms in Balcony are nice and clean, the breakfast is good and the staff is friendly and helpful. Furthermore, the restaurant... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

If you’re the kind of traveller who likes to settle straight away into a real neighborhood, sleep comfortably but simply, have both support and independence, and eat great food, the Balcony Guest House is a fine choice for your stay in New Orleans. We booked on the recommendation of travel writers from the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper, who seem to have... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stayed here twice during Madi Gras, and had a wonderful time all the staff (especially Zachary) made us feel welcome and helped us with everything we needed. Clean, cozy rooms at an affordable rate. Excellent location for walking around, and exploring! We will most certainly return!

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Balcony Guest House suited us very well. It felt very New Orleans. Pricing was moderate and included breakfast. (fresh made, decent, filling, a bit greasy) The titular balcony is a great place to rest and relax between sightseeing. Rooms are perfectly adequate. This is not luxury living in the French Quarter, but rooms are clean and comfortable. The downstairs restaurant/bar/liquor... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Loved the location in the very colourful Marigny, away from the more "touristic" part of N.O.The Balcony Guest House is one of the very charming and beautiful houses. Stayed for two nights. I never got a room with a balcony but got a suite instead. It was December so no problem. As usual a very big, very comfortable American bed.... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

What a great time. A perfect guesthouse in a great area. Everything was quaint, quiet, safe, respectful, neat, unique, not perfectly clean but perfectly kept, character filled, decorated with thought and artful. The thought that went into creating this space is executed with homey design not to be replicated in any chain hotel, five star or not. A choice of... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I had a great experience staying at the Balcony Guesthouse. My mother and I decided to do a mother-daughter pre-christmas trip to New Orleans and arrived mid-morning. We were welcomed with sunshine, a perfect sized complimentary cocktail and a friendly bartender. We had a phenomenal time and are so lucky to have stayed at the Balcony Guesthouse. It was 5... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

BEAUTIFUL find!! I found this quaint, little place last minute when we decided we wanted to stay in NOLA New Year's Eve. I have to admit I was very concerned about this place because I it was off the beaten path, right outside of the French Quarter. My heart was pounding as we rode in a taxi from the 4*... More 

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