La Dauphine B&B decorated for Mardi Gras
The Matisse room with private bath attached.
The Gothic room- Enclosed Swedish shower (Tylo), lavatory, and toilet within room. Toilet is in corner behind a screen- Plus a 2nd toilet is down the hall.
Come to the Mardi Gras!!
your hosts: Kim and Ray
Thanksgiving Garden Party in New Orleans right after Hurricane Katrina
Friends and relatives from Paris, Copenhagen, Hamburg and New Orleans enjoy a New Orleans Garden Thanksgiving Party.
Your host Ray, at Giverny, France-- in Monet's Garden. Ray is a local New Orleanian of French & Spanish heritage. His parents and grand parents spoke French and gave him a sense of the city's rich European history.
Enjoying caviar and salmon with friends from Montreal and London at the Nice, France rental apartment.
Stroll through New Orleans French Quarter-- just wander. There are over 100 blocks like this to explore. Very French, very Mediterranean.
Old New Orleans architecture-- reach out and touch it. Enjoy the Old World charm and atmosphere.
The Old Port-- two blocks from our place in Nice on the French Riviera-- one bedroom, to rent by the month-- 2 balconies.
Your co-host, Dr. Kim Pedersen, Assistant Professor, LSU-Medical Center-- Molecular Biologist-- currently involved in diabetes research-- from Copenhagen, Denmark.
View from the Nice apartment rental balcony-- full South.
Mardi Gras scene a block from our house.
Our quiet garden for your pleasure.
Tanuki and Hoshi wait to greet you :-)
Ray on the balcony at the French Market Restaurant-- overlooking the statue of Saint Joan of Arc-- gift of France.
That triangle is called Place de France.
St. Louis Cathedral at Jackson Square
Krewe of St. Joan of Arc marchers at statue of St. Joan-- Mardi Gras season.
Kim enjoying the restaurant balcony. It's nice to be in shorts in February :-)
Visiting the Beauregard-Keyes House for a luncheon banquet on Mardi Gras Day with friends.
Our back patio courtyard
Tanuki surveys her kingdom :-)
View from our Fort Lauderdale condo
Basic rate is $85-99 per room, inclusive-- sometimes higher. No hidden charges. There is a 3 NIGHT MINIMUM!!!-- sometimes more than 3 nights are required for special events. We do not accept reservations for less than 3 nights. All rooms have private, unshared baths.
La Dauphine Residence is a non-smoking, unpretentious, guest house for the budget-minded, carefree traveler. No kitchen or laundry privileges- you must eat out, and do laundry out. The house is located in the bohemian, gay, artsy Faubourg Marigny where many who work in the French Quarter (a 7 minutes/four-block walk) choose to live. A village atmosphere prevails thoughout the neighborhood. Ample parking is available on the street in front of the house. Rooms have queen-size, four-poster beds, a wash basin en suite and a private bathroom. There are no shared baths at La Dauphine. Rates are higher for special events such as Mardi Gras, Southern Decadence, JazzFest and Halloween, when 4 or 5-night minimums may apply. Phone,cable TV/VCR/DVD is in each room. The atmosphere is very relaxed and unpretentious. No "attitude" here :-)