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Balcony Guest House

3.0 of 5 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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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Denmark
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22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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New York, New York, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Amazing stay! The staff were cordial and attentive to my groups' needs, breakfast was great, and it's in a great area. Quiet from the French Quarter but easily within walking distance. Lots of space that made sharing with a group of friends convenient and comfortable. I would absolutely book again.

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Lopez Island, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

What a wonderful experience!! I have stayed at the Balcony several times now over the past eight years. I love being able to walk to Frenchman St. and Bourbon St. to hear music and not have to worry about driving or getting a cab back. Zak and his crew always make me feel like family. But this time was the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife and I chose this location for our romantic honeymoon getaway. We didn't want to stay in a typical hotel as the culture of a town is often lost in such establishments. If you're looking for a cultural experience, this is the place for you. With the excellent gourmet breakfast in our stomachs, we started our days walking a... More 

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Address: 2483 Royal Street, Faubourg/Marigny, New Orleans, LA 70117
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Balcony Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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