Value for money
Distance to city center
|New Orleans Louis Armstrong|
Distance to airport
|"Clean room, friendly staff."||(in 22 reviews)|
|"Great staff, the bed, the amazing hot shower."||(in 4 reviews)|
|"The beds were very comfortable."||(in 7 reviews)|
|"Scalding hot shower with poor water pressure."||(in 3 reviews)|
|"No tv in the room"||(in 3 reviews)|
|"We were woken up several times at 3 am by loud pool goers."||(in 6 reviews)|
|staff was very friendly||in 52 reviews|
|heated pool||in 35 reviews|
|beds were comfortable||in 18 reviews|
|hot shower||in 11 reviews|
|pool and bar||in 11 reviews|
|tv in the room||in 4 reviews|
|radio||in 3 reviews|
|clothing is optional||in 2 reviews|
Escape the ordinary at The Drifter. New Orleans is one of the most unique cities in the world, characterized by its vibrant, outsider spirit. The Drifter echoes the city's defiant individualism in every way, designed for the modern traveler, with a refreshingly differerent approach. From its unassuming design to its city-centric amenities, The Drifter epitomizes the independent spirit that's made New Orleans the premiere destination for musicians, authors, artists and iconoclasts for centuries.
The hotel is located on Tulane Street, one of the city's most famous streets, in a 1956 building that still maintains its original retro charm. As guests enter the Drifter's doors, they're transported to a place that's like none other, bursting with color and chic decor that's always inviting. From a gourmet cafe in the lobby, featuring La Colombe coffee and fresh-baked pastries to the tiled, sparkling pool and outdoor bar, every moment at The Drifter offers a treat for the senses. Rotating gastrotrucks that come by daily offer guests even more ways to indulge and discover local delicacies.
The pool and outdoor lounge are among The Drifter's most popular areas, featuring everything from morning open-air yoga classes to late-night DJ exclusives, showcasing the city's many talented turntableists. The pool bar serves up frozen and craft cocktails daily; the pool bar also features an extensive wine selection plus indoor seating options to keep everyone comfortable.
The Drifter has become one of New Orleans' most exciting hotspots, featuring something exciting on their social calendar almost every single day, including pool party weekends, workshops, special events, live music reviews and more. Guests enjoy easy access to everything hosted at The Drifter, for the ultimate adventures close to home.
Rooms at The Drifter are spacious, modern, clean and eclectic, adorned with local artwork and neutral colors. Beds are incredibly cozy and unfussy; rooms feature ample places to unwind, with chaise lounges, writing desks and more. All rooms include private bathrooms with premium, organic toiletries, plush, fluffy bathtowels and other essentials. Room options include single, double and bunk beds to accomodate all travelers easily.
Policies vary by room type and provider.
The Drifter Hotel is located at 3522 Tulane Avenue in Mid-City, 2 miles from the center of New Orleans. New Orleans Museum of Art is the closest landmark to The Drifter Hotel.
Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at The Drifter Hotel.
No, The Drifter Hotel does not offer free Wi-Fi.
No, The Drifter Hotel does not offer free parking.
No, The Drifter Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.
The Drifter Hotel is 9.5 miles from New Orleans Louis Armstrong. The Drifter Hotel is 68.7 miles from Gulfport Biloxi Regional.
No, The Drifter Hotel does not have a pool onsite.