Finding a place to stay in New Orleans is one of the challenges right now. If you have a friend with extra room in their house then that’s the simplest option. As more people come back and more businesses open those businesses need to find a place to house the incoming workers whose houses were rendered uninhabitable. I saw this sign advertising ‘dormitory style accomodations’ hanging from the corner balcony of the Astor Crown Plaza (which is on Canal St. in the French Quarter).
I visited the website for BunkbedsNewOrleans and it basically just tells you about some of the amenities (Common lounge with Cable TV and wifi at some locations) and lists the phone number. I called and got a recording, which appears to be for the Astor Crown Plaza. What’s the deal? Is the Astor Crown Plaza running the equivalent of military barracks? I don’t know. The website is pretty lame and the recording wasn’t really all that informative. Pretty much par for the course if you are looking to find housing accomodations in New Orleans.