St. Bernard Project cannot provide volunteers housing, transportation, or meals. Listed below are some suggestions on places to stay. You can ask around and do some investigating, many hotels in the area offer great volunteer rates. Click on any option to see more information. (If you find other housing options to add, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Housing Accommodations within St. Bernard Parish
Live St. Bernard
a: Arabi, LA 70032
Description/Cost: Live St. Bernard is a three bedroom, two bath house furnished with bunk beds (enough to house 13), full kitchen (no meals provided), linens and within one mile of St. Bernard Project. Cost:No charge. The organization runs off donations.
a: 1914 Aycock Street, Arabi, LA
Description/Cost: Camp Hope is a school that has been converted into volunteer housing and includes three meals for $25 per person, per night.
St. Bernard State Park
a: Braithwaite, LA
p: 504-682-2101 or for reservations: 1-877-226-7652
Description: Available spots for camping and RVs
Housing Accommodations in/near the French Quarter/Vieux Carre (15-20 min)
La Maison Marigny
w: www.lamasonmarigny.com a: 1421 Bourbon St., New Orleans LA 70116
Description/Cost: Owner John Ramsey offers volunteers a rate of $99/night (upon availability), and $79/night during the summer months for his hotel located just outside the French Quarter and close to St. Bernard Parish.
a: 1024 Chartres, New Orleans, LA 70116
Description/Cost: Offers volunteer rate of $69/night if they have availability. You will need a letter from us to prove your volunteer status.
Hotel New Orleans
a: 881 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
Description/Cost: Owner Ray A. Liuzza (a St. Bernard resident) offers volunteers a rate of $79- $99 (based upon availability). Located in the Arts District about a mile from the French Quarter.
a: 2425 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA 70117
p: 800-585-5731 or 504-945-9418
Description/Cost: B& B with discounted volunteer rate between $79 - $99/night, depending on length of stay.
a: 748 O’Keefe, New Orleans, LA 70113 p: 504.529.2952
Description: Owned by the Hiltons (St. Charles Guest House), this B&B is located in the Warehouse District about seven blocks from the French Quarter.
Holiday Inn - French Quarter-Chateau Lemoyne
a: 301 Rue Dauphine, New Orleans, LA 70112
p: 504 581 1303
Description/Cost: Offers volunteers a rate of $79/night Sunday – Thursday, and $149 on the weekends, depending on availability. Contact Tammy Biller or Chu Tran and ask about the hurricane relief rate.
New Orleans Fine Hotels
p: Contact Jason directly at 504-963-5554 for volunteer rate.
Description: A discounted volunteer rate is available at: Chateau Dupre Hotel, The Pelham Hotel, Parc St. Charles, Hotel Le Cirque, The Lafayette Hotel, St. James Hotel, Holiday Inn Express Hotel, and the Historic French Market Inn. These are some of the finer French Quarter and Convention Center hotels in the city.
India House Hostel
a: 124 South Lopez St., New Orleans, LA 70119
p: Reception: 504-821-1904 Guest Line: 504-324-4365
Description: This unique and funky hostel is a great place to meet fellow travelers from across the world. It offers internet access, and boasts an outside pool. Accommodations start at $17/night.
Housing Accommodations in the Garden District (30 min)
Parisian Courtyard Inn
a: 1726 Prytania, New Orleans, LA 70130
p: (504) 581-4540
Description: Located Uptown New Orleans in the Lower Garden District, the Parisian is a ten room hotel, a cozy B&B, an upscale guest house, and a charming inn.
St. Charles Guest House
a: 1748 Prytania St., New Orleans, LA, 70130
p: 504 523 6556
Description/Cost: Located in the Lower Garden District, simple, affordable accommodations. Rates from $20-$60/night.
Housing Accommodations in Metairie (40 min)
a: 2001 Airline Dr., Metairie, LA 70001
p: 504-324-9685 or 504-272-5228
Contact: Toni Collins
Description: The Church holds up to 100 people and provides continental breakfast, sack lunch, and dinner. Cost: $25/person/night
Good Shepherd UCC
a: 5122 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA 70006
Description: There are bunk beds for 20-25 in two separate buildings, and a fellowship hall which consists of a gymnasium, full commercial kitchen, three showers, restrooms, and classrooms. Groups prepare their own meals. Cost: $10/night or $50/week per person.
Housing Accomodations on the Northshore (45 min)
Peace Mission Center
a: 1320 Gause Blvd. West, Slidell, LA 70460
p: (985) 641-6400 ext. 3
Description/cost: Peace Mission Center is a volunteer-housing facility which has hosted over 5,000 volunteers since Katrina. We have a staff of 5 peoplle who maintain the facilities and cook on Monday thru Friday. We have the capacity to house approximately 100 people. We have both bunk beds and air-mattresses, fresh linens & towels and washclothes are provided for each volunteer. We provide a continental-style breakfast, a bagged lunch to take to your worksite, and a piping hot dinner served at 6pm Monday thru Friday. We have a total of 6 bathrooms, 12 shower stalls, and laundry facilities available on the campus. The rate is $25/day/person Monday - Friday, and $15/day/person on Saturdays & Sundays. Sorry, but we do not provide meals on Saturdays & Sundays. We also have 8 campsites available for anyone who wishes to bring their own RV or travel trailer with hook-ups for 30 & 50 Amp electrical, sewage, & water. The rate for the campsite is $50/campsite & $10/day/person Sunday - Saturday. Please visit our website to see pictures and find out more information about our Mission Center.