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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Marquette House New Orleans International Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.8
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

'The Original New Orleans Hostel.' From $20 and up, jazz it up New Orleans style at the best hostel in the City. Marquette House is the ideal location for individuals & groups to explore one of the most fascinating cites in America. Special rates and separate facilities, including group dorms and group kitchen/dining areas, are available for groups. Free parking is available for vehicles and vans. Free WiFi in our lobby and garden-patio areas.

Want to see Mardi Gras and New Orleans without all the huge crowds, we have good availability for both dorm beds and our private rooms with bath for the early Mardi Gras days of Feb. 22-28, 2019, and also for the peak long Mardi Gras weekend of March 1-5, 2019. We are located just one block off the primary Mardi Gras parade route, where many of the most famous Mardi Gras parades pass. For the peak long Mardi Gras weekend of March 1-5, 2019, please contact the hostel direct regarding the availability of private rooms, and for group accommodations.

Our hostel is also a great location for attending the New Orleans Jazz Festival, as a city bus only one block away takes guests to the Jazz Festival area for only $1.25. The New Orleans Jazz Festival is April 26-28 and May 2-5, 2019).

Located in the 'heart and soul' of the 'new' New Orleans, experience the 'real' New Orleans with its cafes, 24 hour bars, coffee houses, and great music just outside our doors.

We are not a party hostel, but can tell you where the parties are. We are a well managed hostel that has been in business for 38 years. The Owner/Manager is a native of New Orleans and a former backpacker/world traveller.

Only Visa or Mastercard credit and debit cards are accepted for internet reservations. Please note that group bookings for more than 6 persons are not accepted on this site, and multiple bookings exceeding 6 persons made by the same party will be treated as a group booking and will not be accepted. The maximum number of guests for one party that will be accepted is 6. For groups larger than 6 persons, please contact us direct for information and reservations.

No curfew, and 24 hour access to your dormitory or private room is provided upon check in. We do have limited check in hours of 8am to 12noon and 5pm to 8pm, which enable us to keep our costs and prices low. Check outs earlier than 8am may be arranged with the hostel office the evening before. Late night check ins for guests needing it and after hours check ins for groups can be normally be arranged. If you are delayed or will arrive later than 8pm, telephone the hostel office during office hours to arrange a late night check in. These can generally be arranged for arrivals up until 2am. Extended check in hours are often available during special holidays and special events like New Years, Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, and Voodoo Fest. Please email us or contact our office during our normal office hours for the latest information.

With one of the best locations in the City, we are only minutes away by streetcar, bus, taxi, or Uber from downtown and the lively French Quarter. We are one of the closest hostels to the Greyhound, Megabus, & Amtrak Stations. Many banks, hotels, cafes, coffee houses, pizzerias, fast food restaurants, 24 hour bar/pubs, neighborhood groceries, a 24 hour drugstore, the New Orleans Visitors Center, and the second oldest New Orleans 'City of the Dead' are within easy walking distance. Explore the nearby Garden District with its antebellum mansions & gardens, above ground cemetery, and century old oak trees.

Be sure to book in advance for the VooDoo Fest (Oct. 27-29, 2017), Halloween (Oct. 31, 2017), New Year's holidays (Dec. 29, 2017-Jan. 1, 2018), Mardi Gras (Feb. 22-March 5, 2019), Jazz Fest (April 26-28 and May 2-May 5, 2019). Contact the hostel direct for reservations if no availability is listed. Private rooms for the peak Mardi Gras weekend (March 1-5, 2019) and Jazz Fest weekends (April 26-28 & May 2-May 5, 2019) must be booked direct with the hostel.

Marquette House is located in a village like complex of New Orleans style buildings. We offer comfortable spacious male and female multi-roomed dormitory style accommodations. Each dormitory has its own ensuite toilet(s), shower(s), and 2-3 lavatory sinks. Dorms generally have 8 or 14 beds. Our larger 14 bed male or female dorms are large comfortable multi-roomed dorms with ensuite baths.

We also offer private rooms with ensuite bath for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or more persons with linens & towels included. Our large spacious private rooms are some of the nicest to be found at any hostel. Each private room has a private bath, queen size bed, and/or day beds and bunk beds as needed, a kitchen sink unit, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, sitting area, and a table with chairs. Dishes & utensils are also available for these rooms. Reservations for private rooms and dorms for 7 or more persons should contact the hostel direct.

Exchange experiences with fellow travelers from all over the world in our tree shaded patios and gardens. Join other guests at nearby cafes, restaurants, and night clubs until the early hours or prepare a meal in the outdoor BBQ area. Experience the uniqueness of doing your laundry while you sip a beer or play pool at the nearby Igors 24 hour lounge and laundromat.

Weekly and monthly dormitory and private room rates are also available. A $10 refundable cash key deposit is required upon arrival. An ATM is located at a bank just one block away.

**Tax is not included and will be added to the balance due on arrival. Only Visa and Mastercard credit or debit cards accepted for reservations. A first night deposit in addition to the 15% internet reservation deposit will be charged to your credit or debit card on all private rooms, on reservations for 4 or more dorm beds, and on dorm beds during holiday and special event periods. A 5 day advance cancellation notice is required for a full refund of this first night deposit on all private rooms, on reservations for 4 or more dorm beds, and on dorm beds during holiday and special event periods. Please note that group bookings for more than 6 persons are not accepted on this site, and multiple bookings exceeding 6 persons made by the same party will not be accepted. The maximum number of guests for one party that will be accepted is 6. For groups larger than 6, please contact us direct for information and reservations. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.9

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 7.2

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.3


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Jul 2019
    Lovely place with great people. Close enough to the city center, but just far enough where it wasn’t too noisy. Highly recommend.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 Oct 2019
    Awesome dorms, with great set-up, small kitchen and shared bathroom. Also I liked the lighting. Kitchen could be equipped a little more (coffee filters, soap and brush). One staff member seemed a little on edge, but he was cool after all.
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    18 Jul 2019
    I thought this place was amazing I loved it !! Loved area perfect walking distance to the trolley cart that goes right to the French quarter ! Also walking distance to the Buckner Mansion where American horro story season three was shot. The staff was very friendly, informative and generous. Definitely coming back to this place next time I’m in town !!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    15 Jul 2019
    Second time I go to Marquette, driving from Austin. The hostel is very close to Bourbon Street. You can go even on foot, for it will take only 35 minutes. But you can go by trolley, that costs only 3 dollars/day and is 2 blocks away. The place is quiet, clean, the wifi worked perfectly, the parking lot is across the street and the staff was very kind.
    Brazil, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    03 Jul 2019
    It was a bit smelly. Could use some renovations due to old age but it was comfortable and the garden area was very nice. I would recommend staying if your in town a short time.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    09 Nov 2019
    Our trip to New Orleans was originally planned with a large group. Unfortunately, everyone bailed last minute - therefore, the house we rented would no longer be available for a party of two. A last-minute hotel would've been too expensive, and we honestly would rather stay somewhere that felt a little more like New Orleans. The Marquette was not only on the slightly more affordable side (240) for a last-minute booking (private room), but it had a historical feel.
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    09 Nov 2019
    I only had one night here, and was out on Bourbon Street for more time than i was even in the hostel. Comfortable living quarters and bathroom area, good amenities in the kitchen area, although i never had a chance to use them. I would say i was quite nervous about staying on my own, as i didnt feel the door was secure enough, the door could have been easily broken into if i had been out too.
    Scotland, Female, 31-40
  • 5.7

    Rating

    31 Oct 2019
    Just a big mehhhhh all around. Nothing special. The room smelled like natural gas at night and they didn’t tell us about it. The other guys staying in the room were concerned so left door open so it would air out. The guy working there should not be in a customer service type of job. And I don’t think there are really any common areas. There are better hostels nearby. Sorry. Just being honest.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 4.9

    Rating

    09 Nov 2019
    The reception is closed from eleven until five in the after noon, with nobody to speak with and no place to live your suitcase. Also, although it has some old charm it is old and rusty. not recommended.
    Israel, Female, 31-40
  • 4.3

    Rating

    19 Oct 2019
    buggy. dodgy.
    USA, Male, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
Services
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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