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Lookout Inn of New Orleans

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The backyard of this wonderful Inn was almost enough to sell me for a five day trip to New Orleans. And it did not disappoint. Our group left six days later with unforgettable experience in the city thanks to such a wonderful home base in the Bywater. Our host Kelly was absolutely terrific and very responsive whenever there was an... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hi Tim, Thanks so much for giving us such a glowing review. It was great having you and your friends stay with us for 5 nights. Thanks so much for all the information you provide to future guests and for the kind compliments. Please come back anytime. Best, Kelly, Mark and Percival More 

Orchard Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Mardi Gras and Bollywood Suites, which are both on the backside of the house, across the hall from each other, Our older kids (20's) stayed in one room, and we were across the hall, so a good set up for us. The rooms are very large and nicely decorated. The mattress in the Bollywood is a... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hey there, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. I'm so glad you enjoyed the decor in your suites and were also able to take advantage of the pool on these hot summer days. We do not offer daily housekeeping service and I'm sorry this was an... More 

Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to New Orleans several time last over the last few years, but this was my first time staying at the Lookout Inn. I can say with certainty I will never stay anywhere else. Not only is it in a great location (far from the crowds of bourbon street and close to some of my favorite bars in the... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thanks so much for your kind review. It was my pleasure having you guys. I'm glad you enjoyed our outdoor pool as well as your funky and fun, Elvis suite. I hope you guys are enjoying your cross-country road trip. Please plan another visit to see us soon. Best, Kelly, Mark and Percival More 

San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was our first experience with an "airbnb". The Bywater area is part of the 9th Ward that was so badly damaged during Katrina. A comeback has been underway and there are several promising premises. The Lookout on Poland Ave is one of them. We had the Mardi Gras Suite which is beautifully appointed and very well maintained. The living... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hey there! Thanks so much for taking the time to share a review of your recent stay at The Lookout. I'm glad you enjoyed the space and ambiance of the Mardi Gras Suite. However, I'm sorry that the hallway light was bothersome. For fire safety and security reasons, we have to keep the hallway lit but we use the lowest... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic stay. The owner was friendly and very helpful. The grounds and the room were awesome! We stayed in the Mardi Gras room. It was spacious and comfortable. We will definitely be back.

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hey Courtney, Thanks so much for posting a review about your stay with us. It was a pleasure having you and we welcome you back anytime. Best, Kelly, Mark and Percival More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

My two brothers and my sister and their spouses, visited the USA from Australia for my daughter's wedding in June 2016. The one place they all wanted to go was New Orleans. I am so glad I found the Lookout Inn. It was perfect for four couples as we all had our own room with a bathroom. The pool was... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hi Gail, Thanks so much for posting a review about your stay at The Lookout. I was thrilled to host your family. It was great having you guys and I'm so glad you enjoyed our property and it's distance from the French Quarter. Next time the family visits from Australia, I hope you guys will all visit us again. Best,... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We stayed here for a long weekend and loved it!! Kelly, our Innkeeper, is warm, gracious and attentive, and her dog, Percy, is a happy, furry bonus:) The luxurious backyard garden, with saltwater pool, hot tub & cabana, was a welcome respite at the end of hot, dusty days exploring NOLA. The neighborhood has so much to offer: morning walks... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hi Gail, Thanks so much for the review! I'm thrilled to learn that you enjoyed our property, pool, location and more. Also glad that you made it to so many neighborhood hot spots. I look forward to your return. Until then, Kelly, Mark and Percival More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for one night in June 2016 on a road trip and wished we could have stayed longer. We booked the Mission Suite and absolutely loved it. The decorations was awesome and it was nice to get a room that size, with a living room basically, being on a road trip where we usually just... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hi Jared, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review about your recent, yet short, stay with us. I wish that you and Brewer (sp?) could have stayed longer! Please visit us again the next time you're in New Orleans. All the best, Kelly Rayner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Everything was wonderful and we truly regretted not being able to stay longer. Kelly is such a great host, very caring and helpful. The rooms were spacious and just as in the pictures. We enjoyed our beer in the hot tub and cooled off in the pool. THANK you!

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hi Stefanie, Thanks so much for your pleasant review. I'm so glad you guys had a good time and enjoyed our pool and hot tub. Feel free to come back, relax and rewind anytime. All the best, Kelly, Mark and Percival More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

My husband and I took our first trip to New Orleans back in April. I chose to stay at the Lookout Inn because I wanted to keep it NO authentic and it had really great reviews. I wasn't interested in staying in a hotel. I am SO glad I picked the Lookout Inn. It's June and I'm still reminiscing about... More 

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Kelly R, Owner at Lookout Inn of New Orleans, responded to this review

Hi Aaron, Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review about your stay at The Lookout. I'm so glad you enjoyed our Bywater neighborhood and all of its offerings. Bacchanal is just too good to be true and we're happy to just be a few blocks away. I hope you guys are able to visit us again... More 

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Staying in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Laid-back luxury in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans. Four meticulously-renovated suites include private entrances, baths & living rooms, queen beds & sleeper sofas. The backyard paradise with a saltwater cocktail pool & hot tub, cabana with wet bar & bathroom is perfect for small parties, casual meetings or romance. Employees disappear unless called upon so with only 4 suites, guests often feel they have the "place to themselves". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lookout Inn of New Orleans

Address: 833 Poland Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-4783
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Price Range: $91 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lookout Inn of New Orleans 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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