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HI New Orleans

1028 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112, United States

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In the heart of New Orleans, the rich history & culture made it an ideal choice for a HI USA hostel. Experience everything from crawfish & beignets to zydeco & parades & so much more.

  • Dorm
    From $37.00
  • Private
    From $106.00
10 or more people?

New Orleans Hostel

Hostel New Orleans

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

The HI New Orleans hostel is located in the heart of the city, across the street from the French Quarter and just a few blocks from Bourbon Street. This recently built hostel features a modern design and extensive amenities, plus a full schedule of tours and activities to help you get to know other travelers.

With an expansive kitchen and dining room, spacious common areas, and a café serving unique fusion cuisine, HI New Orleans has everything you need to make the most of your time in the Big Easy. Our next-generation dorms provide exceptional comfort, privacy, storage, and connectivity, with ample places to charge your devices. The hostel also has several ensuite private rooms for couples, small groups, families, or those simply want more privacy. All guests can enjoy the hostel’s free Wi-Fi, coffee service, on-site laundry, and bike and luggage storage.

HI New Orleans is centrally located, making it easy to explore the city on foot or by taking the local trolley. Join a bike or walking tour to get a local’s perspective of the city or ask one of our friendly staff members for their personal recommendations for the best food, museums, activities, and nightlife in the area. Go beyond the beads and masks and get to know the real people and culture of NOLA at HI New Orleans.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Additional tax of 15.2% is payable at check-in.
  • Additional tax of 1 USD is payable at check-in.
  • $1 City Tax per night for each bed/room
  • If a cancellation is made within 24 hours of arrival time for a booking of 1 or more nights you will be charged for 1 night.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 12 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of USD 4 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Accommodations are available only to guests from outside a 100 mile radius of the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Pool table / snooker table


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car parking nearby
  • Car Parking Nearby Distance - Less than 500 m
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • French Quarter (Less than 500m)
  • Jackson Square/Cafe Du Monde (500m to 1km)
  • World War II Museum (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions



Lack of group tours that would interest people who travel to nola. Tours help traveler's meet fellow traveler's and opportunity to explore local city.


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Sun 09 Feb 2020

Thank you for the review. I have shared this information with our community engagement coordinator as to improve the guest experience. - Nicholas, Guest Services Supervisor

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HI New Orleans Reservations, Hostel Manager

Tue 11 Feb 2020

My best decision


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Fri 18 Oct 2019

Thanks for the review. We are so glad you stayed with us! - Nicholas, Guest Services Lead

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HI New Orleans Reservations, Hostel Manager

Sun 20 Oct 2019


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m to 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (500m to 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m to 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

22 km: Regional Bus Service JET E-2 and RTA 202 from outside terminal; Uber Lyft and Taxi service also available (new Terminal with gates changes in 2019)
1.5 Km: Greyhound and MegaBus stop at Union Passenger Terminal Rampart line Streetcar to Canal Street
1.5 Km: Amtrak stops at Union Passenger Terminal Rampart line Streetcar to Canal Street
At hostel: Streetcar lines: Rampart and Canal lines stop at hostel St Charles line 4 blocks

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