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What you can rent for under $2,000/month in the French Quarter

Units for rent in townhouses and a creole cottage

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a semi-regular column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking at apartments that asks under $2,000/month in the French Quarter.

St. Ann Street at Royal Street

This renovated first-floor apartment with a shared courtyard asks $1,395/month. Measuring at 700 square feet, this home has one bedroom and one bathroom. We appreciate its exposed brick walls, updated kitchen (with stainless steel appliances), and open common space. Optional parking is available off-site. Both cats and dogs are allowed under its rental agreement.

Decatur Street at Governor Nicholls Street

Near the French Market, you can rent this third-floor apartment with elevator access for $1,500/month. We’re in love its large windows, exposed beams, ceiling fans, and hardwood floors. At 700 square feet, you’ll find one bedroom and one bathroom. Other highlights include its on-site washer and dryer, furnished kitchen, and shared courtyard. Not pets are allowed under its rental agreement.

St. Ann Street at Burgundy Street

For $1,500/month you can rent part of this Creole cottage near the Rampart Streetcar line. We’re in love with its classic facade, including its tall shuttered windows and gorgeous dormers. Its kitchen has standard appliances and granite countertops. Measuring at 675 square feet, this second-floor unit has one bedroom and one bathroom. There’s also a shared courtyard at its rear. The owner allows both cats and dogs under its rental agreement.

Toulouse Street at Burgundy Street

This two-story unit in the French Quarter rents for $1,895/month. Known as the Madame X mansion, this Creole townhouse stands three stories tall and has eight shuttered windows. You’ll find exposed brick walls, a spiraling staircase, aged hardwood flooring, and tall ceilings. It also has access to a private balcony and a shared courtyard Both cats and dogs are allowed under its rental agreement. The unit has optional off-street parking on site.


Which would you choose?

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  • 19%
    First-floor apartment asking $1,395/month
    (45 votes)
  • 9%
    Third-floor apartment asking $1,500/month
    (21 votes)
  • 7%
    Creole cottage unit asking $1,500/month
    (17 votes)
  • 64%
    Two-story unit asking $1,895/month
    (149 votes)
232 votes total Vote Now