The best hostels and budget hotels for Backpackers

Locating pocket-friendly hotels and hostels can be an excruciating task, but when in New Orleans, take this tedious thought off your mind. A perfect blend of the culture and conventional traditions, this city is characterized by glittering life throughout the year. Whether you come around the city to get admitted to a university or just experience the extravaganza that it has to offer, we will be listing down below a few New Orleans Hotels and hostels that are invariably affordable, comfortable and secure.

Auberge NOLA Hostel

If you are looking for something that will offer you the best of the city’s quirk and culture, then Auberge NOLA Hostel should be your pick. The hostel is situated right in the heart of the city and is only a block away from St. Charles Avenue Streetcar. Why we think this is a favorable option for the backpackers especially is because it has been blessed with the privilege of all-day transport as the streetcar travels to both Uptown and Downtown all throughout the day. Apart from this, when at this hostel, you will feel at home; the staff and the coordinating employees will serve you to the best of their abilities and ensure that you are served with a convenient and friendly environment along with free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and parking spot. A bonus that the hostel offers you is that it hosts nightly events where you will be able to meet visitors with ample games, movies, music and an outdoor courtyard that everyone can use. The hostel has both twin private rooms and six-bed dorms available out of which the dorms are female only and co-ed choices. The dorm beds cost $24.15 while the private rooms are priced at a slightly higher rate that is, $34.38.

Madame Isabelle’s House in New Orleans

This antique house-turned-hotel was previously owned by Madame Isabelle's family who left the place after her husband died in 2002. But, the moment you step into the house, you will be left awestruck with the way in which the house has succeeded in preserving its rich heritage and intriguing stories running down its caretakers for years. During your stay, you will be familiarized with the traditional ingredients of New Orleans and everything that makes the city one of its kind. The hotel has a chain of bars and restaurants in its vicinity and a happening nightlife is just a few yards away from its neighborhood. Three prime locations of the city, Frenchmen Street, Canal Street, and Bourbon Street are only a few blocks away from this accommodation and can be traced on feet itself. Here, the dorm beds are available for $25.00 and the private rooms for $26.33.

India House Backpackers Hostel

Hands-down, the best party hostel that New Orleans has ever witnessed, the India House Backpackers hostel has a lot of surprises lined out for its visitors. Starting from the voodoo Fest to the Jazzfest, everything that you have pictured in your mind will be turned into a reality. Additionally, the hostel has its own share when it comes to organizing regular band nights, open mike nights and several pool parties. Apart from that, the hostel is known for the crawfish boils, cookouts, and barbeques that aren't otherwise that common in the city. If you are looking to opt for a dorm bed, it will cost you around $20 and in case of a private room, you can avail it at $22.50. It has recourses of both private rooms and dorms with single-sex and mixed dorm rooms along with private rooms that come with en suite bathrooms. The bottom line here is that after visiting this hostel, you will transparently claim that it has lived up to your expectations.