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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
- City Park
- Audubon Park
- Lafayette Square
- National World War II Museum
- Mardi Gras World
- Audubon Insectarium
Overall, New Orleans is known for its:
- Live music
- Historical sites
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.