Our Five Favorite New Orleans Summer Fests

Our Five Favorite New Orleans Summer Fests

Summer is here. Put on your party pants shorts and let’s get strange. Here is a list of our five favorite summer festivals. These festivals all have two things in common: we look forward to them all year, and they’re walking distance from our front door at The Quisby....
Recognition (we #1)

Recognition (we #1)

There are a million ways to kick off Mardi Gras: Mixing up a gallon of Jungle Juice, waiting hours to buy a gourmet King Cake, hot gluing sequins to your favorite spandex pants… We did it by being named Number One place to stay in New Orleans for Mardi Gras by...
Being True to Your Roots

Being True to Your Roots

A rich dog? A 50 foot bar made out of Mardi Gras beads? A party simply called “Bitch”!? All of these things happened in the building we call home. 80 years is a long time and The Quisby, née Audubon Hotel, has been living it up. And this recent article...
Praise

Praise

USA TODAY and SOUTHERN LIVING both named us to their Top Ten places to stay in New Orleans lists. We’re pretty stoked. Plus they said nice things about us which, let’s be honest, who doesn’t love: “A major upgrade from the no frills travel...
Diary of a mad solo traveler

Diary of a mad solo traveler

A former (and hopefully future) guest of the Quisby, Khadeidra Le Gendre, has written a beautiful play by play of her stay at The Quisby, full of wit and charm, and we’re really excited to share it with you. If you’re hostel curious, this one’s for you. Khadeidra has...
Construction is HARD as $#@%

Construction is HARD as $#@%

  Construction is HARD. It requires attention to thousands of tiny details and getting just one wrong can derail everybody. But when the finished product starts to come together, it’s pure joy to watch. Every building gets built twice, once on paper and...

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