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Featured Hostels in New Orleans

The Quisby
2 out of 5
1225 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA
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The price is CA $63 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9

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 Julia ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (333 reviews)

"Nice and clean place to stay. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 2020

The Quisby
Auberge Nouvelle Orleans Hostel
2 out of 5
1628 Carondelet/Robert C. Blakes Sr. Dr, New Orleans, LA
The price is CA $181 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

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! (152 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 Feb. 23, 2020

Auberge Nouvelle Orleans Hostel
HI New Orleans - Hostel
2 out of 5
1028 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
The price is CA $118 per night from Dec 28 to Dec 29

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! (67 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 Mar. 20, 2020

HI New Orleans - Hostel
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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 Oct. 8, 2019

City House Hostel New Orleans
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 Jan. 18, 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. Royal Street and Jackson Square are also within ...

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 Feb. 22, 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, City Park and Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Canal Street and New Orleans ...

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 Feb. 4, 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
Madame Isabelle's House In New Orleans
2 out of 5
1021 Kerlerec St, New Orleans, LA
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Located in Faubourg Marigny, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Bourbon Street, Royal Street and Frenchmen Street. Jackson Square and Decatur Street are ...

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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 CA $137 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,745 reviews)

"Property was very clean and was able to check in early. Daily cleaning service if you would like still offered during pandemic and Bourbon Street is only a few minute walk from hotel."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 2, 2020

Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

4 out of 5
124 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
The price is CA $114 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.2/5Excellent! (2,406 reviews)

"We love staying here because the parking is in a garage on site and it is close to everything we love about NOLA."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 26, 2020

Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter
The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery

The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery

4 out of 5
535 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans, LA
The price is CA $90 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.2/5Very Good! (1,311 reviews)

"The staff is for sure the one factor that wins you over. They were willing to look up any activities we were interested in, give us recommendations and even call a tour company on our behalf. I for sure know that when we come back to New Orleans, that’s the way we are heading. The room was nice, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 31, 2020

The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in New Orleans, one of the 7 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Low prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in New Orleans for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its live music venues and museums.

Hostels in New Orleans

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start:

The Quisby - Located within a 5-minute walk of Magazine Street. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar.

City House Hostel New Orleans - Located steps from Canal Street. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers, lockers, and linens.

Auberge Nouvelle Orleans Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Magazine Street. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms.

HI New Orleans - Hostel - Located steps from Saenger Theatre. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with towels, showers, and linens.

Site 61 Hostel New Orleans - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with showers and lockers.

When Is the Best Time to Visit New Orleans?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 76° F and nighttime temperatures average 45° F
  • April-June: 92° F is the daytime average and 57° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 93° F and nighttime averages are around 68° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 46° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 66.61 inches in a year

What Can I Do in New Orleans?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Canal Street
  • Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
  • Jackson Square
Natural Features
  • City Park
  • Audubon Park
  • Lafayette Square
Cultural Attractions
  • National World War II Museum
  • Mardi Gras World
  • Audubon Insectarium

Overall, New Orleans is known for its:

  • Live music
  • Entertainment
  • Jazz
  • Museums
  • Historical sites
  • Bars
  • Art
  • Tours

How to Get to New Orleans and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in New Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.), located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Train stations including New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and Slidell Station make it easy to explore more of the area.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in New Orleans?
By staying at a hostel you can spend less on lodging and use more of your money for sightseeing during your trip. 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 offer shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in New Orleans?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start: The Quisby - Located within a 5-minute walk of Magazine Street. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels and linens. Auberge Nouvelle Orleans Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Magazine Street. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries. Madame Isabelle’s House In New Orleans - Located within a 5-minute walk of Bourbon Street. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms. HI New Orleans - Hostel - Located steps from Saenger Theatre. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with towels, showers, and linens. 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.
How many hostels can I expect to find in New Orleans?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in New Orleans, one of Expedia’s 9 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in New Orleans?
The weather is important when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 58°F. Average annual precipitation for New Orleans is 67 inches.
What is there to see and do in New Orleans?
Generally, New Orleans is known for its live music, museums, and historical sites. Major attractions include Canal Street, Harrah’s New Orleans Casino, and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Get out into nature with places like Jackson Square, City Park, and Louis Armstrong Park. Cultural attractions include National World War II Museum, Saenger Theatre, and New Orleans Museum of Art.
What's the best way to get to and around New Orleans while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around New Orleans in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY), 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit 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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