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Between Piety and Desire

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Between Piety and Desire

4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean10 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

In 1850, a Riverboat Captain built this house for his family on a former plantation from Heart Pine and Cypress, using a simple but functional design still evident today.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad


198 Reviews

Niall User Profile
October 2016
Brian's place is awesome. The house is beautiful and the location is great. The area is chill and has good bars and restaurants and bridge access to the waterfront park just across the road. Brian was helpful and always available. Definitely recommend.
Ian User Profile
March 2016
Brian was prompt and helpful on-line before arrival, and welcoming upon arrival. He and Lynn were both took the time to suggest points of interest and chat about their neighborhood. We felt comfortable and really enjoyed the charming old house and funky neighborhood with its seve…
Michelle User Profile
May 2015
WHAT A GREAT HOUSE! WHAT A GREAT NEIGHBOURHOOD!! WHAT A GREAT HOST!! WHAT A GREAT TRIP! I would recommend "Between Piety and Desire" to anyone. My girlfriends and I used Airbnb for the first time for our girl's trip to NOLA...and how fantastic it was. Brian's place is in such…
Stéphanie User Profile
March 2015
We really liked Brian and his house in the Bywater. It's a real Louisiana shotgun unit, complete with vintage furniture and appliances. Everything works just as fine, but with much more style (and we found the place unbelievably clean). We even liked the fact that there is no TV …
Barry User Profile
February 2015
Glad we stayed here and I would do it again! Everything was ready for us, no glitches and the place is really clean and funky. Staying in a real shotgun house gave us an idea what some of the traditional houses around New Orleans are like. I was on a jazz "mancation" with my 2…
Vince User Profile
January 2014
Between Piety and Desire is a very neat place. The furnishings are nicely chosen to match the historic character of the building, providing a bit of a stepping back in time feel. The neighbourhood is likewise full of character, and it was an easy walk to Frenchman street where a …
Lawrence User Profile
November 2013
Hey, Between Piety and Desire was my first airbnb experience. The place is clean, roomy and colourful. Although I only met Brian briefly, he and Lynn were in great communication with me from the start. Everything about the space was exceptional! If I ever get back..... I'm knoc…

Hosted by Brian

New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Brian User Profile
199 Reviews
1 Reference
Brian is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Brian's a lifelong bass player working full time on Bourbon Street, generally at the Tropical Isle or with Smokey Greenwell. Lynn's a veterinary technician for Vet-a-GoGo Mobile Veterinary Outreach and a recycled metal and clay artist. We've spent the past 12 years restoring ou…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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