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BIG MAMA's Big Easy 3 Bed/2 Bath Whole House Gated Bywater Compound

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Foreground  bedroom is 'Desire' (middle of house) & back bedroom is 'Castaway'.
1 of 14Foreground bedroom is 'Desire' (middle of house) & back bedroom is 'Castaway'.
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
New Orleans, Louisiana
Big Mama’s is a stylish, Caribbean-influenced, mid-century, single-story, single-family residence, fully surround-gated, mini-compound with a big back yard and smaller front one. Located one block off St Claude Avenue, it's nestled in ‘Bywater’, the trendy NoLa neighborhood, just 2 miles south of the French Quarter, close to the Mississippi River.

Big Mama's features a very favorable floor plan for travelers in groups— above all catering to travelers who cherish PRIVACY LIKE HOME. Most classic NoLa Victorians are 'shotgun-style' architecture, going in a single row of rooms from the front to the back of the house, whereby the floor plan makes it so that guests must walk through other guest's bedrooms in order to access common indoor areas (such as bathrooms, living rooms & kitchens). Big Mama's however has a 20...
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Listing #FKN9070356
About the Owner
Sallie H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2017
Interaction with guests
A Big Mama's Rental Agreement is accepted online by the booking guest at the time of booking. In order for any booking to be finalized, 2 days prior to arrival the last 2 pages of the Agreement must be filled out and returned along with a front and back copy of the booking guest's state-issued photo ID (or passport, for international guests). The Agreement specifies house rules and must be shared with all guests. A copy of the Agreement is available in the House Book to refer to during your stay.
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We can't complain one bit! This place was exactly as advertised with a few unexpected benefits. Pictures rarely matchup with what you get, but in this case the pictures barely do it justice. The decor was amazing and really set the mood. I've read on...More

Thank Horatio42
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This house served our needs with my sister who is in wheel chair and my husband and I. All one level and only one step to the porch. It was quiet at night. The house was very clean, neat and cute. Beds are comfortable and...More

2  Thank kamilouise13
Management response:Responded 4 May 2018

We appreciate the suggestions! Especially keeping a vacuum handy for great guests like you who wish to keep things tidy, this would be especially true during longer stays. We do love our French Press and the extra strong French cafe' brew it creates. It's not...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Big Mamas is the most comfortable place front and back yard plenty of room in the house with all the kitchen amenities to function very well, quiet neighborhood, centrally located near all New Orleans attractions including Hara's Casino. We had a great time and comfortable...More

3  Thank Maurio M
Management response:Responded 17 December 2017

So glad you were able to not only enjoy the city and Hara's during your stay but also that you felt right at home with Big Mama's amenities including the kitchen and quiet neighborhood. Please come back!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
OUTSIDE smoking ONLY is allowed. SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED INSIDE!!!! Guests must extinguish butts in designated receptacles that are left outside—and take care not to drop butts on...
    2 Full baths
    1 Sofa
    2 Queens
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • cleaning: R 2 139 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 139 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Big Mama’s is a perfect place to stay for: Filming crews, Bachelorette parties, Vacationers, Romantic get-a-ways, Corporate housing, Music festival lovers, Traveling Health care professionals, Racehorse crews, the lone traveler & any guests requiring a turn-key, stylish, comfortable, yet economical place to stay in New Orleans with all the amenities of home & then some. Additionally, its large, well-designed kitchen with 5-burner stainless steel cooktop on a center island also makes this space a perfect venue for intimate home-style cooking.
Getting around
With all the $ you save from our reasonable rates we expect you'll do a lot more dining out and taking in the sites. Also recommended is to spend those savings on the many great tours offered in town whereby you can learn about the rich history of this 300 year old city, during fun & memorable outings!
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: MSY, Louis Armstrong: 27.0 km
Railway: Passenger Terminal, 1001 Loyola Ave: 1.1 km
Ferry: Canal Street Ferry Terminal: 5.0 km
Also prior to arrival, guests will be asked to give the host (Sallie) their ETA as soon as they know it as guests are greeted in person upon arrival. If there's any needed household item we missed that's within reason that will make your stay ever so much better, our Concierge will be happy to acquire it for you in order to make your experience here as close to home comfort as can be.

We look forward to the possibility of sharing all the thrill & wonder of New Orleans as well as the advantages of staying at Big Mama’s with you. Please contact us for more information or to book right away. Thank you for your interest & we look forward to hearing from you soon. We look forward to helping make your trip to New Orleans exceptional and even magical.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 149.0 km.
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