La Dauphine, Residence des Artistes, is a very laid back, unpretentious guest house for the budget-minded traveler. No attitude. Located in the bohemian, artsy part of town, 4 blocks from the French Quarter. A mellow, village-like atmosphere prevails throughout the neighborhood. There is a dog in the house: Hoshi -- a highly intelligent Japanese Shiba Inu. She is mellow also. The rooms feature four-poster queen beds. A charming, renovated Victorian, 100-year-old house. Very relaxed. Smoking is available in the courtyard garden and on outside porches.
Your hosts are Ray Ruiz, a travel writer and photographer, who lived in San Francisco for 22 years, and is a native New Orleanian, and Kim Pedersen-- a molecular biologist from Copenhagen, Denmark. Ray is happy to clue you in to the local scene, especially regarding Cajun & Creole food and restaurants, art, antiques, architecture and music. You will be well cared for.
Rooms have satellite TV/VCR/DVD, phone, ceiling fans-- and free Internet access is available at the computer station. Each have private bath within, or a private, unshared bath down the hall. A three night minimum is required.Price range: $75 / night (single); $85 / night (double), $450 / week (single); $500 / week (double). Call for special event prices. Payment: Cash, Travelers Checks, Visa, MasterCard and Discover, American Express and Diners.
Phone: (504) 948-2217 / FAX: (504) 948-3420
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