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Don't Just Visit... Live in New Orleans!


Property Details

Updated: Oct 20, 2016
Greek Revival 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath apartment in Vibrant Neighborhood!

La Boheme is an all-inclusive 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment in a large Greek Revival home, taking up half of the entire ground floor level. The apartment sleeps up to 4 people in the 2 queen size beds, and each bedroom has its own bath with step-in shower. A newly remodeled full-size eat-in kitchen and beautifully appointed living room round out the interior, while the front veranda and master bedroom side porch add to the spacious ambience. The living room, kitchen, master bedroom and hall each boast a natural brick fireplace. A large flat-screen HDTV is provided in the living room, and each bedroom has a personal sized flat-screen TV for your convenience. Free wireless Internet access is also provided.

Here at La Boheme, you're not just visiting The Big Easy; you're LIVING it! Become the quintessential New Orleans bohemian in the most vibrant and eclectic neighborhood of New Orleans! The Bywater area boasts a fascinating population of young professionals, artists, musicians, performers, bartenders, waiters and more! These are the people that are your hosts and soon-to-be friends that you will want to re-visit again and again! The area boasts some of New Orleans' best local flavor restaurants and unique watering holes

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Speaks: english

46 Reviews

based on 46 traveler reviews

Charlottesville, Virginia

Enjoyable stay

  • 3 of 5

We arrived and were greeted by Richard and Michael who assisted with unloading our luggage and taking it into the appartment. Four of us stayed for 6 days. Plenty of room, adequate kitchen utensils for eating in. Enjoyed staying outside of the French Quarter, with an easy drive to sites we wanted to see.

Restaurants close to the house are available, especially "The Joint" barbecue eatery at the end of the street, and the country club 3 houses down the street. Adequate parking for our vehicle. A notebook with highlights to see in the area is provided.

Loved their dogs, they came and visited us often. Would stay again if we visit New Orleans. Thank you Richard and Michael.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My family loves this little gem in Bywater!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Mr Prell's La Boheme in Bywater. He was a great host. The home was everything we wanted in a home which gave us the New Orleans experience. You truly are "living in" a New Orleans neighborhood when you stay here.

We are grateful he allowed us to stay in his home and would not hesitate going back.

The two bedroom two bath home is an excellent value for the amount of space you get. It'll be hard to beat, especially this close to the quarter.

I know you'll Enjoy your stay here, we sure did!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our needs

  • 5 of 5

Our son was in a camp this summer at NOCCA and we wanted a place within walking distance. The apartment was quaint and spacious for the three of us. Not a single complaint. A very short walk to some nice places to eat/drink in the neighborhood. Would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful spot - loved the house and the neighborhood. Sadly, Mr. Prell was out of town for most of our visit but he provided us with a great host in John during our stay. We were able to see and learn so much more about New Orleans thanks to his expertise. History, food and conspiracy theories - we enjoyed it all! What else can I say "it's New Orleans"!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, New York

My 40th in NOLA, a dream come true!

  • 5 of 5

First, I must begin by thanking Mr. Prell for his incredible hospitality and charm. I have traveled many places on my own and this one really took the cake, birthday cake in this case. Upon my arrival at the home, which was a 30+ hour ride on the Amtrak, I was greeted by Mr Prell, the doggies and Julia, the apartment manager. To this day, I still feel the warmth I felt from them as I walked through their doors. As it was just a few hours to midnight; my birthday, we sat around drinking wine and talking of life experiences, an amazing unexpected welcoming that was worth all these years the wait. I had not even unpacked and I knew I was not going to want to leave.

Now for the home,

This is true New Orleans at its best. The home is so much larger than it seems in the pictures on the website, extremely clean with beautiful high ceilings and incredible wooden floors. Throughout the home there is exquisite photography and art that would rival any museum. The bedroom in the back of the home is large with lovely French doors opening to a peaceful sitting area. The bathrooms are clean and efficient and the second bedroom just as pleasant as the first. The kitchen made for great late night eating of Po’boys and dirty rice. The home has plenty of visitors’ guides, in case you cannot decide what to do; highly unlikely though.

The neighborhood,

Food, food, food, I mean, why else do you go to New Orleans?

The neighborhood is very safe with local bars, small restaurants, and a convenience store not too far away. The streets are lined with beautiful trees and front porches adorned by colorful flowers. The French Quarter is very close. If you are not driving, just call a cab; worth it is you will be indulging in some libations.

You will never go wrong with a visit to New Orleans but make it especially great by staying in this home. It truly is magical. Thank you Mr. Prell, thank you Julia, thank you to the doggies. The memories I have of my stay are still like a reality when close my eyes. Hope to visit again soon. Lots of love.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed with the home. I love the neighbor hood we are staying in. The internet is good. We have had a few problems with the internet but we have had some thunderstorms. We have had a great time. I am very please with the whole home and the greeting from the owner Mr. Prell. Thank you Mr. Prell for the wonderful experience here. We have had a great time. I would absolutly stay her again.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Several within 3 blocks at 38 Metres Car: not necessary

Mississippi River front park 1 block away French Quarter 1 mile away. Among Historic neighborhoods


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
mardi gras
Feb 24 2017 - Feb 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
jazz fest
Apr 28 2017 - May 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
4th of july
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

Complete private large apartment

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • swimming


  • Master Bathroom - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen, Ensuite bath with shower. French doors to side porch.
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, Adjacent bathroom with step-in shower.


  • Guests provide their own meals

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