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HI New Orleans Hostel

Accepting Reservations

1028 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
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Get to Know HI New Orleans

HI New Orleans hostel near the French Quarter will help you experience everything from crawfish and beignets to jazz and zydeco. Located in New Orleans’ Central Business District, we’re just steps away from the live music, restaurants and clubs of Bourbon Street. You can easily explore this vibrant city by hopping on the Canal Street streetcar right outside our front door.

Housed in a completely renovated historic building, this new hostel opened in July 2019 with first-class dorms and private rooms featuring ample storage, light, and charging stations for each traveler. Its spectacular interior mezzanine, expansive guest kitchen and dining room, and spacious common areas will wow hostel newbies and veterans alike. Meet locals and fellow travelers in our TaCreole Cafe while enjoying our unique Latin-Creole street tacos and a refreshing beer. Or join a tour led by a local volunteer to discover the city beyond the beads and masks. If you’re wondering where to stay on your next visit to New Orleans, look no further!

HI New Orleans


Stylish digs in a restored building near the French Quarter


On-site café and bar for Creole-inspired tacos


Custom interior murals by local artists


Free WiFi

Free Breakfast

Onsite Bar

Onsite Café

24/7 Staff

Guest Kitchen

Tours & Social Activities

Work Space

Luggage Storage

Privacy Curtains for Bunk Beds

Guest Laundry

Personal Power & USB Outlets


Smart Showers

Close to Public Transit

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

Private Bathrooms

Game Room

The Basics

Check-in: 3 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Room Types

4 bed dorm

Number of Guests: 4

6 bed dorm

Number of Guests: 6

8 bed dorm

Number of Guests: 8

Queen Ensuite

Number of Guests: 2
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Queen with Bunks Ensuite

Number of Guests: 4
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Group Travel

Groups of 10 or more can take advantage of special assistance from our Group Sales and Services team. We recognize that every group comes to New Orleans with different needs, and we can help make your experience in the Big Easy a unique and memorable one. All you have to do is ask! Please submit a request here for more information about group accommodations at HI New Orleans.

Get to Know New Orleans

What's Nearby

Room view with queen bed and bunks

St. Louis Cemetery #1

.3 mi. away

Room view with queen bed and bunks

French Market

.8 mi. away

Room view with queen bed and bunks

Jackson Square

.6 mi away

Awards & Honors

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2020

Green Globe Certification 2020

Downtown NOLA Awards Honoree 2019

Love Your City Awards for sustainability initiatives 2020