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HI New Orleans Hostel

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 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 spacious guest lounge, or ask about our self-guided tours 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 newly restored building


Central location close to the French Quarter


Custom interior murals by local artists


Free WiFi

Free Breakfast

24/7 Staff

Guest Kitchen

Work Space

Luggage Storage

Privacy Curtains for Bunk Beds

Guest Laundry

Personal Power & USB Outlets


Water-Saving Showers

Close to Public Transit

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

Private Bathrooms

Game Room

Onsite Café

Air Filters in Shared Spaces

The Basics

Check-in: 3 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Pets not allowed

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 at HI New Orleans are required to book through 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.

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