THE DRIFTER HOTEL

3522 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3 Star Resort Hotel in Orleans County
29.9658288-90.1003124
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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • 20 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Check-out time: 11:00am
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Property Description

built in 1956 / reimagined 2017Thanks to its retro “motel” sign out front, this unassuming low-rise seems at first glance like a forgotten 1950s anachronism. But look past the period-piece signage and The Drifter reveals itself as an exercise in modernized nostalgia, both in terms of design and concept. With a name inspired by the iconoclastic Beat Generation of postwar America, the property is a playful respite from New Orleans' expected offerings, shining a light on a newly hip side of the city by acting as a melting pot for the local and global “drifters” who end up there. In addition to a café serving up specialty coffee from La Colombe and baked goodies, the culinary program sees a rotation of chic food trucks and on-property pop ups that offer a host of ever-changing tastes, from Mexico City to Haiti, Colombia, and beyond. Add in the artwork of local creatives and a busy events calendar—best enjoyed with fresh frozen cocktails, Japanese beers and sakes, or the local wines on offer—and it's clear why this Tulane Avenue property is making waves on the New Orleans scene.The Drifter

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00pm
Check Out:11:00am
Year of Last Renovation:2016
Floors:2
Rooms:20
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:20
Handicap Rooms:
Rooms with 1 Bed:10
Rooms with 2 Beds:10
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:0
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:7am-10pm
Pool Info:
11:00am-10:00pm weekdays; 11:00am-Midnight weekends
Ownership:Tulane Avenue Inns, LLC
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
A non-refundable deposit will be required upon booking. 100% of the remaining non-refundable balance due will be charged within 30 days prior to check-in. All terms will be outlined per contract.
Typical Group Deposit:50%
Total Taxes:14.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.50 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax:10.00%
Occupancy Tax: 0.50 Per Night
City Tax: 4.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We charge $50 per night for each pet under 25 lbs. When we say pet we really mean dog, but just get in touch if you have something different or larger and we'll try to make it work.


  • Air conditioning
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet

Airport & Shuttle Information

We are located 13 miles from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). The drive is 20-30 minutes depending on traffic.

Local Shuttle Info: Airport Shuttle can be arranged through the Airport at a fee.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Cereal and Coffee available for purchase.

Internet / WiFI

Wi-Fi is complimentary in common areas and guest rooms.

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