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Eight Last-Minute Mardi Gras Rentals That Don't Suck

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Carnival is in full swing and with Mardi Gras fast-approaching, tons of tourists and revelers are making the jump to New Orleans to party it up. Amazingly, there are still some stellar rentals out there. Don't get stuck out in Gretna for $800 a night and accidentally drive into Belle Chasse instead of Uptown. Check out our picks of the eight best last-minute rentals still waiting to be claimed.


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1. Two Bedroom in the Marigny

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Pauger Street & Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Price: $475/nightInfo: This rental includes off-street parking and accommodations for up to five people as well as two bathrooms and a den.Why Rent It: You're literally a block from Bourbon St, if you're into that kind of thing.

2. MidCity Two Bedroom

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North Galvez Street & Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116

Price: $100/night; monthly for $1,050 furnished or $850 unfurnished.Info: This rental includes a private entrance and accommodations for up to five people, high ceilings, and historic charm.Why Rent It: You're just close enough to the chaos of downtown to conveniently bike or bus there, but far enough away to enjoy a relaxing New Orleans experience. (which is totally possible, we promise!)

3. Pelham Hotel

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444 Common Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 962-5585
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Price: around $1,600 for the whole shebangInfo: A couple reserved one of the Pelham's exterior rooms with two beds only to find themselves staying with family. They're looking to sell a four night stay starting Saturday and ending Wednesday.Why Rent Here: Beautiful hotel accommodations during a season where you can barely find some free steps to sit on. Need we say more?

4. One Bedroom Garden District Condo

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Saint Charles Avenue & Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

Price: $400/night with a four night minimum, not including a $500 deposit and $150 cleaning fee.Info: This rental includes DirecTV and internet with accommodations for up to five people as well as off-street parking.Why Rent Here: You're literally on the parade route and even have access to a balcony. So New Orleans.

5. Wyndham La Belle Maison New Orleans

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515 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 558-5900
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Price: $300/night Friday through Sunday or $200/night if you rent for the full week.Info: This one bedroom condo has accommodations for up to four people and is just two blocks off Canal St.Why Rent Here: Somehow the Wyndham Belle Maison has an available condo, which is both miraculous and reason enough to swoop it up.

6. Marigny Triangle Four Bedroom

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1940 Burgundy Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Price: $1,200 with a three night minimumInfo: This fully furnished four bedroom has a balcony and sleeps a staggering nine people.Why Rent Here: Experience the true DIY ethos of Mardi Gras and stay right where the best walking krewes march.

7. Mardi Gras Tour Bus

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500 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 586-3000
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Price: $225/nightInfo: This fully furnished tour bus comes with zebra print curtains and can sleep more people than you could feasibly fit in there. All that's missing is a stove and shower, the latter of which is located in the RV park it's being stored at.Why Rent Here: This is the best way to affirm your celeb status and literally party like a rock star. Tour bus!

8. Jax Brewery Four Bedroom Condo

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600 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Price: $300/nightInfo: This penthouse condo at the top of the Jax Brewery building has accommodation for up to 10 people and includes access to a rooftop pool with outdoor big screen TV.Why Rent Here:The Jax Brewery condos have gotten a bit of flack lately for barely having any tenants that actually live there full time. Reap the benefits of a luxury condo ghost town and go wild with literally no one watching.

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1. Two Bedroom in the Marigny

Pauger Street & Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

Price: $475/nightInfo: This rental includes off-street parking and accommodations for up to five people as well as two bathrooms and a den.Why Rent It: You're literally a block from Bourbon St, if you're into that kind of thing.

Pauger Street & Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

2. MidCity Two Bedroom

North Galvez Street & Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116

Price: $100/night; monthly for $1,050 furnished or $850 unfurnished.Info: This rental includes a private entrance and accommodations for up to five people, high ceilings, and historic charm.Why Rent It: You're just close enough to the chaos of downtown to conveniently bike or bus there, but far enough away to enjoy a relaxing New Orleans experience. (which is totally possible, we promise!)

North Galvez Street & Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116

3. Pelham Hotel

444 Common Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price: around $1,600 for the whole shebangInfo: A couple reserved one of the Pelham's exterior rooms with two beds only to find themselves staying with family. They're looking to sell a four night stay starting Saturday and ending Wednesday.Why Rent Here: Beautiful hotel accommodations during a season where you can barely find some free steps to sit on. Need we say more?

444 Common Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

4. One Bedroom Garden District Condo

Saint Charles Avenue & Jackson Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price: $400/night with a four night minimum, not including a $500 deposit and $150 cleaning fee.Info: This rental includes DirecTV and internet with accommodations for up to five people as well as off-street parking.Why Rent Here: You're literally on the parade route and even have access to a balcony. So New Orleans.

Saint Charles Avenue & Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

5. Wyndham La Belle Maison New Orleans

515 Gravier St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price: $300/night Friday through Sunday or $200/night if you rent for the full week.Info: This one bedroom condo has accommodations for up to four people and is just two blocks off Canal St.Why Rent Here: Somehow the Wyndham Belle Maison has an available condo, which is both miraculous and reason enough to swoop it up.

515 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA 70130

6. Marigny Triangle Four Bedroom

1940 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

Price: $1,200 with a three night minimumInfo: This fully furnished four bedroom has a balcony and sleeps a staggering nine people.Why Rent Here: Experience the true DIY ethos of Mardi Gras and stay right where the best walking krewes march.

1940 Burgundy Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

7. Mardi Gras Tour Bus

500 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112

Price: $225/nightInfo: This fully furnished tour bus comes with zebra print curtains and can sleep more people than you could feasibly fit in there. All that's missing is a stove and shower, the latter of which is located in the RV park it's being stored at.Why Rent Here: This is the best way to affirm your celeb status and literally party like a rock star. Tour bus!

500 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112

8. Jax Brewery Four Bedroom Condo

600 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Price: $300/nightInfo: This penthouse condo at the top of the Jax Brewery building has accommodation for up to 10 people and includes access to a rooftop pool with outdoor big screen TV.Why Rent Here:The Jax Brewery condos have gotten a bit of flack lately for barely having any tenants that actually live there full time. Reap the benefits of a luxury condo ghost town and go wild with literally no one watching.

600 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130