About Us

Welcome to
Madame Isabelle’s House in New Orleans

Our place is a new hostel located in a historic building! As one of the only hostels located within walking distance of the French Quarter, we are the perfect launching point for your adventures in New Orleans.

Madame Isabelle was a longtime tenant of the neighborhood, and we are honored to carry her namesake. Rumor has it that her spirit lives on in one of the local cats that often frequents the hostel, so treat her well and she’ll treat you well, too. We hope to see you soon!

Traveler Rating: 8.5 Excellent

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      • When you say street “parkings”, do you mean pay and stay parking lots or just a spot to leave your vehicle on the street.


      • Hello,
        Yes you can have both near the hostel. You can have spots within a block to park your vehicle for free 24/7.
        Also you can choose an option to leave your vehicle on a paid parking lot nearby if you want more secure place for parking. It usually costs $20-$25 per day.
        Thank you very much!


  1. Hi,
    I have booked a room already but I’m wondering if there is a curfew at night? Or do you supply us with a key?
    thank you


  2. My first time staying in New Orleans was here. Really really unique hostel. The staff is very outstanding . They provide you with great service. The hostel has the everything you would possibly forget at the house. It’s in great walking distance to Bourbon St and also Frenchmen St. My friend and I visit from Memphis stayed in the private room ,really nice room, and decided next time we come back that we will be staying there again. So thanks to the owner for opening the place. That place made my New Orleans experience great. Also s/o to the amazing cook that prepare a wonderful meal for us. Her food was 🔥🔥🔥
    So I recommend this place 💯x💯% if you need somewhere to stay.

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  3. Hi
    I’ll book with you, and I saw that your reception hours are from 8 am to 10 pm and I’ll need to make the check out at 7 am, so i would like to know if it’ll be possible?


  4. This was by far the best hostel I’ve ever stayed in! The location was perfect, right next to the French Quarter and few blocks from Bourbon Street, the house and garden were beautiful and the staff was incredible. They had nightly events like music tours, pub crawls, and dance classes. If you’re the kind of traveler who wants to meet people and make new friends then stay at Madame Isabelle’s. I’m already planning my next trip back to New Orleans and definitely plan on staying here again. Thanks for making our trip an unforgettable experience!


  5. This place is fabulous what a wonderful scenery a beautiful relaxing Oasis with hot tub palm trees huge huge space. Cool people cool vibes fresh and relaxing


  6. I came two months ago and it s still a good memory. Sean, Amber, Tina, Jake… all the team is nice, very kind and caring for hosters.
    The place is pretty and the location is just perfect. I recommand you to stay here enjoy the bath tube, nola’s nightlife, and all the sweet person you could meet here. Thanks again to all the staff for your sense of welcome. i wish you the best


  7. Hello,I made a reservation from 7th April to 10th April.
    Can you print tickets other than plane and bus?
    I want the sports ticket to be printed.
    (The ticket ready to print on 8th April and I’m from Japan…)

    I looking forward to visiting. thank you.


  8. Stayed there over New Years. Had a great time! What a wonderful Hostel, run by the best of people. Will stay there again every time we are in New Orleans!

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  9. hello! i have a bed reserved for jazzfest weekend one and I’m wondering if you have bicycles (for rent or loan) on site ? and also where the closest bus stop is? I’ll be coming from the airport (louis armstrong). thank you!

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    • Hi Cindy,

      We currently have 1 bike available for rent but we’ll hopefully have more by the time you arrive!

      As for getting here, buy a 24hr or xfer pass then take the E2/8 to Loyola St. You can then use the same pass for the Tulane streetcar which will bring you 1 street from our front door!

      PS Google Maps is pretty accurate with the transit times and directions

      Hope this helps!


  10. Hey Y’all!

    I am staying here this weekend, solo, in the girls only room, 8 beds. Do we get keys to our rooms, or just the main door? Also, what is the best way to store personal belongings for safety purposes if there is no locked storage?
    Thank you 🙂



    • Hey Lily
      You get a key for the main door as well as a key for your room. In the rooms we have lockers and if you want to leave your belongings at the hostel after the check out, we have a locked storage room.
      If you have any questions please reach out to us. See you soon!
      Madame Isabelle’s House


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