Mar Villa Guesthouse

2013 Claiborne Street, Mandeville, Louisiana, United States | Hotel
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Cajun Country...folks, food, & music

A travel blog entry by kingcotti


... and the subject of gumbo came up; I said I had almost gone over there after they retired for the night and checked to see if there was anything left in the pot. What could the poor guy do but offer us a taste? That taste turned into a container enough for 2 meals! Incidentally, their version of gumbo is Cajun-style...includes smoked pork, hen, sausage, the usual seasonings/onions/peppers, and hard-boiled eggs.

We wanted to get ...

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by abimartin


... jambalaya which was pretty good. After a few more beers we headed back. That night there was a bit of a problem with the house cat in that it's a hyperactive vicious piece of ****. I like cats but this one was something kept clawing at me, trying to bite and wanted to climb on my head and because there's no doors in the damn place there was nowhere to lock it away, so after emailing the owner it went straight out the ...

Day 290-295 30th July-4 August LOUISIANA

A travel blog entry by beyersandlisa


... It was fun though.

Earlier that day I had phoned up and booked us onto a swamp tour for the next day. Early Sunday morning we get up, pack up, get breakfast and head off to the swamp! This was one of the things that both of us really wanted to do. We were going to be taken out on a boat by a local guide and he would show us the swamp, and all the different animals and plants.

We all pile into the boat and set off. Initially it just looks like ...

Drizzly Day in New Orleans

A travel blog entry by bushaw


... is purported to be one of the largest unaltered swamps in the country. Oh yes... There were also critters... We saw quite a few alligators (some VERY close), great blue herons, young nesting golden-crowned night herons, a diamondback snake, a wild pig, a HUGE wolf spider, and some turtles. Take a look at the pictures accompanying this write-up. This tour was a lot a fun -- the first time I had seen live alligators in the wild. ...

Fontainebleau State Park

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill


... predicted to get colder in the next few days at night near freezing. This is not normal for this part of the country but high 80’s are predicted for next week.

We drove interstate 10 west most of the way before we got on 12 that bypasses New Orleans for about ten miles. If you are ever traveling this way you must stop at the Welcome Centers for Florida, MS and LA. Not only are the ...


This hotel, located on 2013 Claiborne Street, Mandeville, is near Fontainebleau State Park.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Mar Villa Guesthouse Mandeville

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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