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Family Inns
Ranked #155 of 163 Hotels in New Orleans
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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“They're trying, but....”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2011

This hotel is old, so my room has a moderate amount of damage, and the shower curtain and light fixture are rather rusty. The woman at the front desk was polite and friendly. The maids do a good job of cleaning, and the linens are good quality. No bedbugs, but I've seen 2 cockroaches, another species of bug I couldn't identify, and I liberated a wasp to the outdoors. There is a very small table, one chair and no desk. Surprisingly, there is a microwave and fridge. The old TV gets just 10 channels, two of which are local content. They have wireless Internet and a continental breakfast. There's truck parking in the back and an outdoor pool. It's in a rather noisy location, with Interstate 10 and Route 90 just yards away. Hookers are available on the corner.

This is the cheapest hotel I could find, and of course ya gets what ya pays for. The management is trying to make the place nice for their guests, but unfortunately they're hampered by an old building and a not-so-good location. This hotel is OK as long as you don't mind a few bugs and a room in slightly rough condition.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 bubbles
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Goslar, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2010

It is probably the cheapest hotel there is except the one which was in a ghetto. Across the street is also a hotel for more than $100. This hotel had a good price and a nice room.

Stayed December 2009, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Family Inns

Property: Family Inns
Address: 6303 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans, LA 70126
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Amenities:
Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #155 of 163 Hotels in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Family Inns 2*
Number of rooms: 118
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Independent property providing affordable, comfortable accommodations. We're not glitzy, but the beds are warm. ... more   less 
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