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Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Me, my husband, and our little girl just checked out actually and we had a great time. The old naval base is a little run down, but it's obvious to me that they are in the process of renovating it. It's on the opposite side of the river as the French quarter. You can walk or drive to the ferry....

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Lauren C, Thank you for the 5 Star rating on Trip Advisor, and the great comments about the staff. We pride ourselves on offering clean, comfortable, affordable, and friendly service. This area is the site of a former Navy Base and is home to the 4th Marine Division and Reserve Unit. This area is currently under development to...

Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Came to New Orleans for the first time this April and stayed at this hotel, the old navy base is neglected and slightly run down and was practically deserted didn't see a single person the whole time!! The 3 reception people who were on duty when we stayed were all very helpful and advised us the quickest way to get...

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Kelly B, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We pride ourselves on offering clean, comfortable, and affordable accommodations. As you mentioned this is the site of a former Navy Base. This area is the command center for the largest Marine Reserve Unit in the United States and still house Military personnel in a separate area....

Reviewed April 9, 2016

We took a chance on staying here as we normally stay in bed and breakfasts. This turned out to be a gem. Very reasonable price. Liked the supplied kitchenette as we made breakfast every morning. The Inn is just 5 minutes from Algiers Point so we took the ferry ($2 each way) each morning. Quiet neighborhood. Rooms spacious and clean.

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Greg M, Thanks for the great review on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on providing clean, comfortable, and affordable accommodations. As you mentioned we are located in Algiers, the second oldest settlement in the New Orleans area and just a short ferry ride to Canal street and the French Quarter. We hope to see you on your next visit...

Corinth, Mississippi
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Stayed 3nights recentky. Great stay. Clean, comfortable, and affordable. Great staff, from front desk to house keeeping. Love the Community coffee in the room. Enjoyed having kitchenette. A definite gem you need try.

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Norman H, Owner at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Alan D, Thank you so much for taking the time to share. We appreciate your doing so. We will definitely share your feedback with our team. We take great pride in providing clean and comfortable accommodations and are delighted you were satisfied and want to thank you for your great comments on Trip Advisor.

Oxnard, California
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Nice place across the Mississippi River from the French Market. Hotel was once a lodging on a former military base. Appears hotel was recently remodeled. Good economy hotel. We had two queen size beds. Bathroom good size and very clean. Room also had a small kitchenette with cook top range, small refrigerator and microwave oven. If you want to save...

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Rudy H, Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review the Federal City Inn & Suites on TripAdvisor. The staff and I pride ourselves on offering clean, comfortable rooms. I am pleased to hear that we met all of your needs and we look forward to you staying with us again on you next visit to...

North Tonawanda, New York
Reviewed February 24, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights. The room was clean and comfortable. The only down side is that the nearby ferry runs intermittently and there are no restaurants close by. We did find a local Chinese restaurant that was good.

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Bill H, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on offering clean affordable comfortable rooms. The area of New Orleans, Algiers, is the second oldest area in the New Orleans vicinity. The area around Historic Algiers Point offers diverse restaurants, entertainment, and the Algiers ferry which drops you off on Canal street steps away from...

Saint Clairsville, Ohio
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Big clean rooms. Fridge for leftovers. Quick easy access to downtown NOLA. There was a lively festival going on right down the road. The only real annoyance was that you can hear everything through the walls. If you need to do efficient travel, this is it.

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Jenny H, Thank you for the great review on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on offering clean and comfortable rooms. The festival you mentioned was Mardi Gras and the local parade the Krewe of Nomtoc one of the oldest neighborhood parade's in the area. We hope to see you again on your next visit to New Orleans..

Moncton, Canada
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Nice quiet hotel in a quiet area. The staff was nice and called us a cab to head downtown. There's a kitchenette & modern bathroom. With a cab downtown & back plus the cost of this Hotel it's the best deal in NOLA. Even better if you use the bus. I drove by the other hotels I checked out online...

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for the great review on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on offering clean, comfortable and most importantly safe accommodations'. Our hotel is located on a former Navy base and is now partially occupied by the USMC, and is ideally located a short drive reasonable cab fare, or the Algiers ferry to the French Quarter. We hope to...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

We were iffy about the neighborhood where hotel is at first but we realized it was by navy base and we were fine, so don't be discouraged by the area. Hotel was close to bus stop and we used bus to go to the city ( it goes every hour) as parking was expensive in downtown and during Mardi Gras...

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Huliganka21, Thank you for taking the time to review the Federal City Inn & Suites on TripAdvisor. The staff and I pride ourselves on offering clean, comfortable rooms. I am pleased to hear that we met all of your needs and we look forward to you staying with us again on you next visit to our city

Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stayed at the Federal City Inn& Suites while visiting New Orleans. It's pretty cheap, but a very nice hotel! Hotel staff was very kind. Just a few minutes away from New Orleans' main attractions! I will definitely stay there again in the future!

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Norman H, General Manager at Federal City Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you so much for taking the time to share. We appreciate your doing so. We will definitely share your feedback with our team. We take great pride in providing clean and comfortable accommodations and are delighted you were awe want to thank you for your great comments on Trip Advisor.

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Staying in Algiers

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Algiers
Sitting pretty across the Mississippi River from the rambunctious French Quarter, the Crescent City’s second oldest neighborhood is as historic and as scenic as any – just a lot less showy about it. With its numerous 19th and early 20th century homes and plentiful parks and riverside green space for cycling and walking, subdued and low key Algiers yields the best views of New Orleans and offers a quiet haven from the hustle and bustle in other parts of town. Most of the area’s activity, for visitors anyway, takes place at Algiers Point where the famous Canal Street / Algiers Ferry has been the main attraction since 1827 and is still giving folks one of the best rides in town at very affordable rates. Restaurants, bars and music venues here all but guarantee the utmost of authentic experiences sans any hype or high prices.
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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Federal City Inn & Suites, located 10-minutes from downtown New Orleans, is situated within the new Federal City New Orleans development . Our recently renovated hotel is conveniently located for guests conducting business with the US Marine Corps Reserve, the US Marine 4th Division and surrounding office buildings. Our refurbished guest rooms offer travelers spacious, clean and comfortable accommodations with competitive rates during major events held in downtown New Orleans, such as the Sugar Bowl, Mardi Gras, the French Quarter Festival, the Jazz & Heritage Festival and the Bayou Classic. During your stay, enjoy local attractions such as live music found in the nearby historic Algiers Point neighborhood, a game of golf on the beautiful grounds of the TPC Golf Course of Louisiana - home of the PGA Zurich Classic Golf Tournament, or a friendly competition racing go-carts at the Nola Motorsports Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Federal City Inn & Suites

Address: 740 Hebert Drive, New Orleans, LA 70114
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > Algiers
Price Range: $90 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Federal City Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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#8 Best Value Hotel in New Orleans
#65 Family Hotel in New Orleans
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“Stay upstairs on the backside.”
 of 5 bubbles Echo9G, Jun 30, 2016 | Read review
“No South side parking, except for the back of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JuanP624, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“Park and take the ferry. Weekly day rates for parking $ 5, ferry $2, what a bargin”
 of 5 bubbles alandE4096HT, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms were exactly the same. The ground floor is convenient to outside doors at each end of the building that lead to parking.”
 of 5 bubbles Stu86, Jan 4, 2016 | Read review
“first floor”
 of 5 bubbles luisd2, Dec 1, 2015 | Read review
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