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The fact that the name of this guesthouse includes the name of the attached bar is not incidental. You’re welcomed with complimentary drink tokens, and you should count on participating in the bar action (here or elsewhere) late into the night—lest you become its victim. As long as you’re aware that this is part of the experience here (music, cigarette smoke, and all), it’s all good—including the actual rooms. They’re a hip, clever mix of leather seating, mood lighting, pops of color with the existing wood-and-brick vibe, comfortable but a bit well-worn and ramshackle, like torn jeans. It’s the free-spirited, decidedly Marigny attitude at play—which also describes the service and the clientele—but it's also Quarter- and Frenchmen-close; location and atmosphere help you feel a bit like a local (Mondays, dudes can even get a $10 shot and a haircut).