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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 May 2015

From the minute I contacted Kelly, I knew I made the right choice in booking the Lookout! There were 9 of us traveling together and we rented all four suites and still had enough room for more people. The suites are EXTRMELY clean, theme decorated and quiet! The outdoor hot tub, pool and gathering space are perfect. We only rented...

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

Chicago Greg! Thanks so much for your review. It was such a pleasure to have you guys. Your group of friends were so much fun to have around. I'm glad you all had such a good time. Thanks for all of your compliments. We can't wait to welcome you again. All the best, Kelly, Mark and Percival

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 10 May 2015

On arrival, the Backwater neighborhood didn't look safe! Kelly reassured us and once we acclimated, had a fantastic 4 days. The Inn is warm in character, clean and charming. Fine dining in funky, but welcoming restaurants close by. Street parking was fine and driving around the community, renovations are occurring everywhere with lots of art studios, etc. Within 5 years...

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

Hey Richard, Thanks so much for sharing a review about your stay at The Lookout. I'm so glad you enjoyed the Mardi Gras suite accommodations. We love our Bywater neighborhood and all its charm and we're glad you were able to experience it as well. We look forward to your return. Best, Kelly & Mark

Howard Beach, New York
Reviewed 25 April 2015

What can I say but Kelly was the perfect hostess...the rooms are soooo charming...and uber clean....wonderful bars and restaurants in the area.... public transportation close by and friendly cab drivers will take you places at an affordable price.... thank you solo much Kelly for a great week!!!!! Luv Ya, Donna

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

Hey Donna, I'm so glad you ladies enjoyed your time at The Lookout. It was so much fun having you. Please come back soon! Best, Kelly Rayner Owner, The Lookout

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Affordable, clean and soooo cute. If you're looking for something out of the ordinary but still lavish, stay here. Kelly the owner is so nice and helpful. She even held my bags for a bit so that I could go visit Villalobos Rescue down the road. (It's within walking distance by the way!) I'd definitely stay here again.

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

Hi Katie, Thanks so much for posting a review about your recent stay with us. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found it convenient to the Villalobos Dog Rescue. I look forward to having you again! Best, Kelly Rayner

Orting, Washington
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Pros: Gorgeous older home, The outdoor space is amazing- Small pool, hot tub, cabana complete with shower, sunscreen, etc, lush tropical surroundings. Kelly is extremely nice and helpful. The proprietors live on the property which made us feel safer (see cons) and this came in handy when the people across the hall were extremely loud in the middle of the...

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

Hey there! Thank you very much for your thorough review of our inn, the Bywater and New Orleans. I'm so glad you enjoyed our outdoor communal space. Please accept my apologies for the louder guests across the hall from you. It's very easy to get carried away in New Orleans and I'm sorry it caused a disturbance. Additionally, I'm very...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Beautiful space, wonderful hosts. Visited with co-workers for a conference at the convention center - our organization rented the entire inn. A great economical way to do a work trip with the bonus of getting to come "home" to a real community and not be stuck in tourist world. The rooms are great - very spacious and wonderfully decorated. Everything...

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

Hey there! Thanks so much for your review and compliments on our inn. It was such a pleasure hosting your group. I'm so glad you were able to unwind in our hot tub, my personal favorite feature of our inn. Please come back! You are always welcome. Best, Kelly, Mark & Percy

Reviewed 3 April 2015

The Lookout is the perfect place to stay while visiting the Big Easy. It's a beautiful place with a covered area that hides a hot tub, a beautiful area to sit and enjoy the weather in the cabana. Our room was the Elvis room, and when you walk in, every time, you have to smile. The Host were very nice...

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

Hi Beverly, Thanks so much for your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed our inn, especially your time in the Elvis Suite. I'm also glad you enjoyed our location, just far enough away from the French Quarter frenzy. It's great to hear that you come to New Orleans often, so I know I'll see you again! Can't wait!! Kelly, Mark...

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Lookout Inn is located in Bywater, off the beaten path in New Orleans. You get the feeling you are in the "real" New Orleans and feel as though you are staying at a friend's house. Kelly and Mark were so helpful and friendly with suggestions for restaurants, driving routes (including the best tattoo shop in town!) and things to see...

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

Hi Dorothy, Thanks so much for great review of the Lookout, Bywater and New Orleans. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and also visited Electric Ladyland. Did you end up getting a tattoo? You are spot on with your description of our neighborhood: funky but charming. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in the Elvis Suite. The...

Louisville, Colorado
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We just stayed there three nights. Took a taxi from the airport (about $40 when all was said and done). Had the Mission Room. It was very clean and well kept. True to the photos. Bathroom was large and had a claw foot tub and a great shower. Nice to have a refrigerator and sort of separate sitting room. Really...

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Hey there! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience of The Lookout. I'm glad you enjoyed the Mission Suite and it's amenities. I'm also glad you enjoyed our location. Thanks for informing all of our future guests about the bus transportation options nearby. I look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit. Kelly, Mark...

Chicago
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This beautiful house is in a neighborhood that undergoes gentrification. The interior is super clean, spacious and comfortable. It is decorated very colorfully, which includes artifacts from china and other locations and a tiger-patterned carpet. Kelly was very helpful whenever I called her with questions. The privacy level is excellent, I never ran into other guests, even though some seemed...

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

Hey there! Thanks so much for your compliments on our inn. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in the Bollywood Suite. It was a pleasure having you and I look forward to your return. Best, Kelly Rayner

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Price Range: $125 - $223 (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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