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India House Backpackers Hostel

124 South Lopez St, New Orleans, USA, Distance from city centre: 2.3km

Rating: 82% from 12 reviews

  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 83%Staff
  • 78%Security
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities

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  • We stayed only for 1 one, and everything was great. Staff is really friendly and they help us in everything we needed. The location is great and I recommend this hostel. I would definitely stay here again.
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  • 10 Apr 2017 PAOLA Mexico
  • India House is a party hostel, or at least it was when I was there! If that is what you are looking for, you will love it - people are social and it has a lot of character. I found it hard to sleep the first night because of the noise, however the staff were accommodating and moved me to a quieter room. It is a scruffy and the bunks are basic, but if you have some ear plugs you will be able to sleep. All in all a fun hostel but not ideal for anyone looking for complete peace and quiet.
  • 71%
  • 16 Mar 2017 Sally USA
  • The hostel was super close to the French Quarter. A 24 hour ticket for the street cars costs 3 $. And the next street car stop is right next to the hostel. It is a good place for people on a budget. If you don’t need a luxury accommodation this is a good place to stay for a couple of nights.
  • 71%
  • 21 Feb 2017 Paula Carlotta Germany
  • This place was honestly amazing. I met so many awesome people, including the staff. The location was perfect for me because I did not want to be in the French Quarter all the time. The streetcar is literally steps from the hostel. The owners do have a cat though so if you are allergic just a fyi. The rooms were clean, I don't know why people have said they never see anyone cleaning. Honestly, the cleaning crew were probably in our wing more than we were. I would definitely stay again.
  • 89%
  • 28 Dec 2016 Anonymous USA
  • I loved the atmosphere and decor. It is a hostel not a hotel. I met people from all over. I liked the 30 second walk to the street car to the French Quarter. Nothing fancy but then again I didn't want a stuffy Hotel. Water was hot, beds had a decent mattress, staff was friendly, people were great. Exactly why I love to stay at Hostels. I read many negative reviews, if you are a snob DON'T STAY AT A HOSTEL! Simple as that. I love hostels for what they are a hostel! I travel alone to meet people!
  • 94%
  • 24 Sep 2016 cynthia USA
  • If you're looking for a clean bathroom it's definitely not the place! The location is not ideal (even if the street car is close), if I were to come back to NO I would stay near the French Quarters. The neighbourhood is a little bit sad. This hostel is best for groups no solo backpackers. Dinner and breakfast are great! Not expensive and very good!
  • 60%
  • 13 May 2016 Pauline France
  • Not the cleanest place but what hostel is? Absolutely fantastic atmosphere at this hostel. Everyone is travelling alone so everyone is happy to hang out with everyone else. Was there for two nights and met some incredible people Serve amazing food very cheap!
  • 97%
  • 12 May 2016 Rachel England
  • Settling myself in the 24 hour area (permitted or not) because my friend and myself have been placed in a dorm with a broken a/c. We reported this to the staff who seems to care about absolutely nothing and refused to accommodate us in any way; we made it through the first night hoping it would be fixed and addressed but here we are 48 hours later with NO air conditioning. It would be one thing If it felt nice however in the blazing summer it is cooler outside than it is in our dorm. I am appall
  • 49%
  • 12 May 2016 Scarlett USA
  • Really nice place in a super beautiful area. The staff were awesome and chill, and kind of just felt like other travelers there with everyone else. The biggest issue I had was that there was very little dishware to use that was not made of styrofoam. Styrofoam cups, plates, and bowls were pretty much the only dishware available and it all got thrown away afterwards. That stuff is like cancer to the earth. Travelers usually know how to clean up after themselves; give us some real dishes to use!
  • 86%
  • 01 May 2016 Anonymous USA
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