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Welcome to Elysian Guest House
Let us be your host to all New Orleans has to offer in our historic Faubourg Marigny neighborhood. Steps from all the local hotspots: food, drink, jazz, The Mighty Mississippi River and of course the legendary French Quarter.
We provide you with a unique New Orleans on Holiday experience complete with comfortable suites/studios, sunny courtyards, quaint porches, private entrances, Free WiFi and a relaxing Jacuzzi; all of which conspire to make your time in New Orleans exactly what you have in mind.
The Elysian Guest House: unpack, unwind, relax you're home.
As your New Orleans home Elysian Guest House is the perfect base for all the quintessential New Orleans events that will bring you back year after year, from Jazz Fest and Madri Gras to VooDoo Music Experience and Southern Decadence. Use our searchable list to find events by name or time of year.
This whimsically landscaped courtyard extends to all our guests a welcome out of doors leisure space with comfortable seating and relaxing atmosphere. Feel free to host friends, meet other guests, and enjoy one of New Orleans' most honored traditions: gracious courtyard living!
The Elysian Guest House makes it home in the beautiful Faubourg Marigny neighborhood on Elysian Fields Avenue, "fields of heaven." The Marigny is located only six short blocks from the French Quarter. New Orleans block are short, not like Cities. Locals and return visitors know the Marigny for its reputation for great restaurants, nightclubs, and entertainment. Additionally our neighborhood boasts many antique and art shops and most homes in the area were built in the early to mid 1800's and the home designs are true treasures of New Orleans. http://www.marigny.org
Each accommodation provides you with:
- A private entrance to the outside
- Access to Jacuzzi
- Bathroom with shower, blow-dryer, magnifying mirror, and plentiful towels, and toiletries
- Refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffee-maker
- Cable TV, VCR (DVD available in some), clock radio, iron, and ironing board
- Black-out privacy curtains
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to David for sharing his own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Travelers stay with us becaue we are close to the French Quarter.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
We advertise that we have a Jacuzzi and our rooms are extra private.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
The #1 reason to visit New Orleans is to party! Another popular reason us how rich in history New Orleans is.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
Guests love that we are in a safe area and close to the French Quarter, transportation, etc.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
We are in an area called The Marigny; we are east of the French Quarter and folk’s sometime stay in the garden district. Our home was built in the 1840’s, whereas the Garden District homes were bulit in the early 1910's.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Guests staying for more than a couple of nights should visit old homes, The French Quarter, the Mississippi River, swamps, foods galore, and many, many other attractions.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
Just about everything is within walking distance including The French Quarter, the river, old homes, crooked streets, we’re like a Bohemia area (very different).
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
We love and recommend Irene’s Cuisine on St. Peter.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? How many rooms does your inn have?
We have 5 units and can sleep up to 16 people.
Do you accept pets?
We ask that guests call for specifics.
IMPORTANT So that we are here to greet you please let us know your itinerary / arrival time. We want to make sure we are here to greet you Office normally closes at 5PM and we can make special arrangements for late arrivals. We have a lock-box in front of the house with a secret code. When your plane/train arrives or when driving in please call us when you reach New Orleans to let us know you are here at 504-324-4311. When driving please keep us posted on where you are 30 minutes before you reach New Orleans. Ask the cab driver when coming from the West ask the driver to take the I-610 off at Elysian Fields. This saves time. The cost to get here, (1008 Elysian Fields Ave.) in the Marigny or anywhere in the French Quarter is $31, plus $2/$3 for a fuel surcharge. Plus whatever gratuity you wish to give.
PLEASE NOTE IT IS IMPORTANT TO GIVE US A CALL WHEN AT THE AIRPORT OR TRAN STATION, OR IF DRIVING IN; GIVE US A CALL YOU REACH CITY LIMITS SO THAT WE WILL BE HERE TO GREET YOU. 1008 Elysian Fields Ave. Elysian Guest House 504-324-4311
By Cab: United or other cabsCab rates are $29/$30 for two people and extra for a third or forth. Queuing for cabs is directly outside the baggage claim area on the lower level. We highly recommend United Cabs @ 504-522-9771.
If you are driving into town: use Yahoo!Maps or MapQuest