My partner and I stayed at St. Vincent's Guest House for five days, starting on July 4, 2012. This is both of our first time to stay in a hostel. We did have a private room. Our room was large, with a huge bathroom. The TV, microwave and AC worked great. I knew we were not walking into a high end hotel. We chose to spend 5 days in New Orelans and experience the city vs 1 day in a nice hotel. Our experience at St Vincent's was great. The people there are wonderful and want to help, assist, and provide any info you ask for. The cafe is cute, lots of great food and drinks. We used the WiFi without any issues. I will agree the place could use a few million in repair, but then our budget would only have allowed us to stay there 1 day. The property is awesome. The location is wonderful. The employees make the place. I wish they gave tours of the building!
If you want to experience New Orleans in a hostel / low priced room this is a great stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- St. Vincent Guest House is Under New Management!!! As of December 1, 2013 the guest house will be operated under a new management team that is dedicated to improving both the aesthetics and overall condition of the entire establishment. Steps are being taken to bring this beautiful and historical building to its fullest potential and offer our guests a wonderful experience and comfortable stay. St. Vincent's is not a full service hotel, it is more of hostel/quaint budget hotel that is both economical and located in one of the best areas in the city of New Orleans (the Lower Garden District). First opened in 1861 as a orphanage, the building has a distinct and colorful history that is worth exploring. The lobby is adorned with photos that reflect the history and show the building's usage over the last 100+ years. Each room has an individual decor and design scape that will make you feel as though you are walking into an era of Nola history gone by... The grounds are well kept and offer several areas for outdoor seating for morning coffee, an evening cigar or just great conversations... Our staff have been trained and are dedicated to providing each guest with the highest level of customer services with courtesy and a smile. Although there are not a great deal of amenities available, every guest will find that the Guest House offers a tremendous value for the price. We have both private sleeping rooms as well as dormitories available. There have been several negative reviews that have been posted in the past and those reviews have been duly noted and taken into consideration for action as we move towards improvements... Likewise, there have been several positive reviews from guests who have enjoyed their stay and the experience at the Guest House; and for that we are thankful! We look forward to this new era at St. Vincent's and welcome each and every guest with open arms... ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- St. Vincent`s Guest House Hotel New Orleans
- St Vincents Hotel
- St Vincents New Orleans
- St Vincent Guest House