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India House Hostel
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place to drop in. Wish we could have stayed for a few days longer. Outdoor and indoor tables, multiple fridges and storage space for food. Pool was just what we needed after a day in the quarter. Only issue is parking, is only available on the street and is hard to find a spot nearby.

Room Tip: Stayed in a double room. If you want to privacy, book a room like this.
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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travelgoa_9, General Manager at India House Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

We're glad you had a great time. Parking has never really been an issue. We do however have some off street parking, plus there's normally plenty on the street. You must have been unlucky. Sorry. Hope to see you again soon. Happy travels.

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We had the best time at India House.
Staff were knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. The rooms and facilities are clean and you can't beat the price.
Best hostel I've ever been too.
Only hostel around with a pool and outdoor bandstand.
Met the most interesting people from all over the world in the pool.
Great fun!

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

I stayed here with my bf around the time Voodoo fest was on for 3 days. The price is on point with the rooms but I found it is the type of travellers that breeze through here that make this place special. The day I arrived, there was a guy sitting out front playing a trumpet on a gentle volume. The staff are cool and set the tone to keep this place filled with a good vibe.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

If only every hostel was like this. A pool, are you kidding me? The half block walk to the streetcar is the reason I ended up here and not in one of the hostels by st. Charles. It was perfect, 10 minutes down to the quarter and they run till late night. You wanna party, this is where it is at! Wonderful atmosphere, with goof bars right around the corner, but I really wish these guys would start selling beer by the pool. Then again, I might not get out and see the music and stuff I came here for. lol.

Room Tip: Check out the murals on the second floor. A unique touch!
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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

My regular spot was fully booked for the second weekend of Jazz fest and everything else was priced pretty high with all the tourists in town, so when I found a dorm bed for less than 30 bucks I jumped on it. Turned out to be best decision I have ever been forced into making. Took me about 15 minutes to walk to and from the racecourse where jazz fest is held and because the traffic clogged up all the streets as we got closer, we figured walking was way better than an uber anyway, not to mention free, and on sunny days it was a beautiful stroll. The one day it rained, not so much, but still, quicker than sitting through traffic.

Made several friends from Europe and Australia hanging out at the pool and drinking with at night. Secret tip; Careful about drinking games with Aussies. Lesson learned!

Room Tip: Had a mixed dorm bed in Outback. Next time ill try for an ensuite dorm. They're the same price...
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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about India House Hostel

Address: 124 S Lopez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6214
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Mid-City
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 37 Speciality Lodging in New Orleans
Price Range: ₹ 1,282 - ₹ 3,589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hostel is located near the corner of 3200 Canal St. and South Lopez St., in the Mid-City area of New Orleans. The streetcar runs along Canal St. to the French Quarter. It is only a ten minute walk to JazzFest and Voodoo Fest in City Park. There are male, female and mixed dorms, as well as private rooms available. Spacious comfortable common areas, a fully equipped kitchen with a rear courtyard, a swimming pool, a stage and full breakfast and cheap evening meals cooked daily. India House is a hostel, not a hotel so please be aware of that before booking. We provide inexpensive, sociable accommodation usually dormitory style with shared bathrooms and communal facilities. We do have Private en suite rooms available as well. ... more   less 
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