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Hostels in New Orleans

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Featured Hostels in New Orleans

The Quisby
2 out of 5
1225 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA
The price is NZ$112 per night

Located in Central City, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Magazine Street and National World War II Museum. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Lafayette ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (320 reviews)

"It was a very different experience. i am happy i had a tablet to watch TV on. Other than no TV the stay was great."…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr. 2020

The Quisby
Auberge Nouvelle Orleans Hostel
2 out of 5
1628 Carondelet/Robert C. Blakes Sr. Dr, New Orleans, LA
The price is NZ$166 per night

Located in Central City, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of National World War II Museum, Lafayette Cemetery and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Bourbon ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (151 reviews)
Nice NOLA hostel for a solo female traveler

"Staff was friendly. The hostel was clean and felt safe for a solo female traveler. Location was good for someone who wanted to walk around, but didn't want to be in the French Quarter. Building was older, fairly typical for NOLA, and a little cold on a chilly night. Mattress was thin. I was worried ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Auberge Nouvelle Orleans Hostel
City House Hostel New Orleans
2 out of 5
129 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA
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Located in French Quarter, this hostel is steps away from Saenger Theatre and Canal Street. Bourbon Street and Royal Street are also within 10 minutes. New Orleans ...

4.3/5Excellent! (143 reviews)

"This is a great place. Atmosphere is eclectic. Staff members are friendly and helpful. I recommend this property. My stay was comfortable. The only thing that I would suggest is that the they turn the air conditioning cooler it was a bit warm other than that I was very happy with this hostel."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2019

City House Hostel New Orleans
HI New Orleans - Hostel
2 out of 5
1028 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
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Located in Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Joy Theater, Canal Street and Saenger Theatre. Bourbon Street and Royal Street are also ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)

"The staff was very nice, I lucked out that I was alone for both days I stayed. Very clean, and nice quiet location quick walk to bourbon street."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

HI New Orleans - Hostel
India House Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
124 S Lopez St, New Orleans, LA
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Located in Mid-City, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of City Park, Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Jackson Square. Cafe Du Monde and French Market are also within ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"It was great"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2020

India House Backpackers Hostel
IHSP French Quarter Hostel
2 out of 5
914 North Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA
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Located in French Quarter, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Louis Armstrong Park and Bourbon Street. Cafe Du Monde and Royal Street are also within 10 ...

3.7/5Good! (11 reviews)
Would Give It A Higher Rating But...

"the good news: most of the staff is very friendly and helpful, good location, price is good if you book at the right time deducting 20% in rating for room door not locking properly which should never happen. This is a safety concern and should be addressed immediately. Also, the breakfast needs to ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

IHSP French Quarter Hostel
Site 61 Hostel New Orleans
2 out of 5
3701 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA
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Located in Mid-City, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Xavier University of New Orleans, Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Canal Street. Smoothie King Center ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Lovely home hostel

"I love this hostel! With a southern home vibe, Site 61 is surprisingly clean and spacious. The building retains an antebellum feel but because it's recently renovated so you still get the modern comfort. My favorite part about this hostel is that the hallway has eight private bathrooms, so you have ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb. 2016

Site 61 Hostel New Orleans
Chic Private Room in French Quarter near Bourbon
129 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA
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Located in French Quarter, this hostel is steps away from Saenger Theatre and Canal Street. Bourbon Street and Royal Street are also within 5 minutes. New Orleans ...

Chic Private Room in French Quarter near Bourbon
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Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
4 out of 5
621 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA
The price is NZ$250 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (4,665 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel and amazing hospitality! Our room was spotless and had everything we needed. I recommend spending the extra money for the jetted tub!"…"

Reviewed on 17 May 2020

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE
Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE
3.5 out of 5
301 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA
The price is NZ$182 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (2,603 reviews)

"I like the location of the hotel and staff was very helpful, but what I didn't like was the $44 dollars a day for parking"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn FRENCH QUARTER-CHATEAU LEMOYNE
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
4 out of 5
800 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA
The price is NZ$292 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,234 reviews)

"Great location; hotel quiet in spite of being in the heart of the action; good value for money."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Hyatt Centric French Quarter
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in New Orleans?
If you’re searching for a low-cost place to stay in New Orleans, one of the 8 hostels here could be a great choice for you. By going with a hostel, you can reduce your spending on lodging and save more of your budget for sightseeing during your holiday. You can check out cultural highlights like the live music venues in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in New Orleans?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to start: HI New Orleans - Hostel - Located steps from Saenger Theatre. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a restaurant. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms. The Quisby - Located within a 5-minute walk of Magazine Street. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels and linens in all rooms. Auberge Nouvelle Orleans Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Magazine Street. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. City House Hostel New Orleans - Located steps from Canal Street. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, showers and lockers in all rooms. India House Backpackers Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and an outdoor pool, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with lockers and linens.
What's the seasonal weather in New Orleans?
The weather can be important when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 28°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 14°C. Average annual rainfall for New Orleans is 1691 mm.
What is there to see and do in New Orleans?
Overall, New Orleans is known for its live music, museums and historical sites. Major attractions include Canal Street, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Bourbon Street. Get out into nature with places such as Jackson Square, Lafayette Square and Louis Armstrong Park. Cultural attractions include National World War II Museum, Mardi Gras World and Audubon Insectarium.
What's the best way to get around New Orleans?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city centre. When you’re out and about, you may want to use public transport during your trip. Train stations including New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and Slidell Station make it easy to see more of the surrounding area.

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