Most visitors to New Orleans want to stay in the downtown and French Quarter areas and the surrounding neighborhoods. Fortunately, these parts of the city are loaded with great Airbnbs, within walking distance of the action on Bourbon Street. Here are the 10 best stays on Airbnb New Orleans has to offer.

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1. Renovated Mid-City apartment walking distance to jazz clubs

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This newly renovated Mid-City apartment is located on the second floor with a private entrance. It’s flooded with tons of natural light, and it comes complete with a full kitchen, so in case you choose not to indulge in New Orleans cuisine, you can cook for yourself. It’s ideal for a tight-knit group of a few close friends.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $120 per night

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2. Fabulous remodel of historic bakery in Marigny Triangle

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This remodeled home is large and perfect for bachelorette parties and other group getaways to New Orleans. Staying in a historic property in a historic city adds to the charm, and you’ll be just northeast of the French Quarter — a beautiful three-block walk. Dining, cafes, and still-operating bakeries are also within walking distance.

Eight guests, four bedrooms
Price: $598 per night

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3. Robertson Mansion perfect for New Orleans bachelor, bachelorette parties

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No place is more epic for a New Orleans bachelor or bachelorette party, or a large reunion of any kind, than a mansion. The Robertson Mansion is 10 short blocks from Bourbon Street and the perfect place to chill before and after visiting the French Quarter. It’s strikingly NOLA with a wraparound porch, a large kitchen that has undoubtedly played host to some fantastic meals over the years, and walking distance to everything.

FIfteen guests, seven bedrooms
Price: $874 per night

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4. Historic home with saltwater pool and outdoor area to chill

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Enjoy your stay in a traditional New Orleans shotgun-style home in the Marigny right outside the French Quarter. The artfully designed space with its art and bright colors is an instant mood booster. It was honored at the AIA New Orleans Design Awards for its mix of old and new construction. It also includes a saltwater pool and deck garden. The pool is heated, so it can be used all year round.

Three guests, one bedroom
Price: $135 per night

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5. Modern take on historic merchant building in French Quarter

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Make this French Quarter Airbnb your home away from home in New Orleans. It’s only a few hundred feet from Bourbon Street and within walking distance to anywhere in the French Quarter. You can get a view of downtown, and you are a quick walk to the St. Louis Cathedral, all while still enjoying privacy and seclusion. The space also includes a large balcony overlooking the Quarter.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price $327 per night

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6. Large Irish Channel Airbnb New Orleans home for eight guests

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The best New Orleans Airbnbs incorporate water, a historic property, and walkability to deliver a great experience. Located in the Irish Channel neighborhood, this two-story home is excellent for a group trip. It has four bedrooms, three full baths, and an outdoor patio area. It was built in 1900 but has modern amenities, including smart TV, cable, and Wi-Fi. Beer lovers will appreciate its proximity to “Brewer’s Alley” — the nearby breweries and distilleries including Urban South, Port Orleans, NOLA Distillery, and more.

Eight guests, four bedrooms
Price: $639 per night

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7. Modern downtown apartment with epic rooftop patio

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Stay right in the center of New Orleans at this downtown condo. Whether you’re a solo traveler or working from home, this one-bedroom is perfectly convenient. It’s ideal if you’re in town for a special event because it’s located within walking distance of the Superdome, Smoothie King Center, and Harrah’s Casino. As far as Airbnb New Orleans properties, this one is the full experience.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $79 per night

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8. Spacious apartment for 12 two blocks from Bourbon Street

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Many travel to New Orleans Airbnbs for bohemian endeavors. No spot is more conducive to this than this large, spacious apartment just two blocks off Bourbon Street and right near Canal Street. Enjoy the hammock swing and be prepared for a bright and dazzling interior — nearly as lively as the action of the French Quarter itself.

Twelve guests, two bedrooms
Price: $284 per night

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9. Bright home in historic Lower Garden District

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This beautiful Victorian-era first-floor flat features original wood floors, high ceilings, and large windows. It’s located in a very walkable area just steps away from MoJo Coffee and less than a mile from the Warehouse District. It can sleep four guests between the queen size bedroom and the Memory Foam sleeper sofa.

Four guests, one bedroom
Price: $129 per night

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10. Classic Marigny New Orleans home renovated to modern perfection

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This new renovation located in the heart of Marigny recently won the Louisiana Landmarks Society Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation. The two-bedroom features a large balcony overlooking Washington Square Park. The ideal location is just a four-block scenic walk to the French Quarter.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $307 per night

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