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Inn at the Old Jail

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Front of property
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio
Double Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom | Hypo-allergenic bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Double Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom | Hypo-allergenic bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Inn at the Old Jail

Inn at the Old Jail

3.5 star property

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping
Map
2552 St Philip St, New Orleans, LA, 70119

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLouis Armstrong Park17 min walk
  • Popular LocationBourbon Street10 min drive
  • Popular LocationRoyal Street12 min drive
  • AirportNew Orleans, LA (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.)25 min drive

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About this area

New Orleans

Located in New Orleans, Inn at the Old Jail is in the historical district. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Jackson Square and Louis Armstrong Park, while Degas House Historic Home Courtyard and Inn and Mahalia Jackson Theater are cultural highlights. Marie Laveau House of Voodoo and New Orleans Jazz Museum are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Louis Armstrong Park - 17 min walk
  • Canal Street - 7 min drive
  • New Orleans Museum of Art - 7 min drive
  • Bourbon Street - 10 min drive
  • Royal Street - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal - 10 min drive
  • St Charles Streetcar Line - 14 min drive
  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • Crescent City Steak House - 3 min walk
  • Willie Mae's Scotch House - 5 min walk
  • Pagoda Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Dooky Chase - 8 min walk
  • Pal's Lounge - 10 min walk

About this property

Inn at the Old Jail

3.5-star guesthouse revitalized in 2017 and located near Canal Street
You can look forward to free self-serve breakfast, a rooftop terrace, and a garden at Inn at the Old Jail. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a library.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self parking
  • A TV in the lobby, multilingual staff, and free newspapers
  • Smoke-free premises
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the quiet location
Room features
All guestrooms at Inn at the Old Jail feature comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews say good things about the spacious rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Heating and ceiling fans
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries

Languages

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Free offsite parking
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–noon

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Library

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Renovated entire property - June 2017
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

More

  • Iron/ironing board

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; your host will greet you
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Access code, host will greet you

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
4 children, up to the age of 6 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per day
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

Inn Old Jail New Orleans
Inn Old Jail
Old Jail New Orleans
Inn at the Old Jail Guesthouse
Inn at the Old Jail New Orleans
Inn at the Old Jail Guesthouse New Orleans

Frequently asked questions

Is Inn at the Old Jail pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Inn at the Old Jail?

Self parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.

What time is check-in at Inn at the Old Jail?

Check-in is from 1 PM - 10:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Inn at the Old Jail?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Inn at the Old Jail located?

Located in Mid-City District, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Degas House Historic Home Courtyard and Inn and Canal Street. Bourbon Street and Caesars Superdome are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Overall score and ratings

5.0

Exceptional

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5.0/5

Cleanliness

5.0/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

5.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.9/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

david
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was unique at this property and it’s a true gem! We appreciate the hospitality!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

5/5 Excellent

Kelsey
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I can’t say enough good things about the Inn! The Innkeeper, Todd, was awesome! He took us on a tour of the Inn sharing all the buildings history. I enjoyed seeing all the antiques throughout the Inn. The neighborhood was quiet and away from the crowds, but only a 10 minute drive from all the action of New Orleans. The rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable. I highly recommend this place. I will stay here again the next time I’m in town.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

David
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very unique spot. Owner was very attentive to your needs and always making sure you are armed with information as you head out into the streets of NOLA.
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Andrea
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic!
We had an amazing stay! Todd was a terrific host who was really attentive to our comfort and took time to get to know us. He gave great advice on places to visit and to eat. We loved the tour of this incredible, historic building, which is stunning. We highly recommend pausing each morning to enjoy coffee on the rooftop deck! We couldn't have chosen a better place to stay.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Patricia
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Absolutely wonderful host! Welcoming, offered great recommendations and made us feel right at home!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

ROBYN
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely place to stay, with very thoughtful innkeepers! Highly recommend
Stayed 8 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Patrick
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is full of rich history. The owners are very sweet and accommodating and helpful.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Pamela, Buda
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Slightly off the beaten path but worth it. Owners take pride in the property and show it. Common areas are extremely clean, very functional and thematically appropriate. Bed was comfy with great pillows. Owners provide water bottles and snacks. Would have to take me away in handcuffs to stay somewhere else. Just a very cool place at a reasonable price. Would stay again! As for the tour!
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Phillip
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had a terrific time and the Inn was fantastic.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021