Rate based on Check-in: Jul 31, 2014 Check-out: Aug 1, 2014

Motel 6

1 star
4200 Gentilly Rd, New Orleans, LA 70126
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.7
out of 5
19 reviews
Happy Birthday

Enjoyable and restful looking forward to our return bin February See full review

  • Rufus's mom
  • Apr 26, 2014
mini-vacation

Staff was very friendly & helpful..room was clean..short 4 mile cab ride to the French... See full review

  • Wednesday and Pugsly
  • Oct 31, 2013
This Motel 6 is less than 4 miles from downtown New Orleans. It is centrally located near casinos, shopping, museums, and the famous French Quarter. The property offers free Wi-Fi, truck parking, coin laundry facility, and a meeting room.

Motel 6 Rooms

Deluxe
2 Full Beds Non-Smoking, Micro-Firidge
Standard
Standard 2 Full Beds Non-Smoking

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Dining
Restaurant
Services
24 hour front desk
Maid service
Laundry service
Laundry/Valet services
Security
Wake-up service
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Heated guest rooms
Microwave
Temperature control
Electronic door locks

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Hotel Map

30.0036 -90.0365
Nearby airports
Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport, (MSY), 14.00, MI, NE;
Area description
City Center

Nearby points of interest

  • Lakefront Arena: 2 mi
  • Bywater Historic District: 2.3 mi
  • American Aquatic Gardens: 3 mi
  • Folklife and Visitor Center: 3.3 mi
  • City Park New Orleans: 3.4 mi
  • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum: 3.4 mi
  • Bourbon Street: 3.5 mi
  • Preservation Hall: 3.6 mi
  • Jackson Square: 3.6 mi
  • Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden: 3.6 mi
  • New Orleans Museum of Art: 3.6 mi
  • Algiers Point: 3.6 mi
  • Crescent City Brewhouse: 3.7 mi
  • Musee Conti Wax Museum: 3.8 mi
  • Carousel Gardens: 3.8 mi
  • Lakefront Arena: 2 mi
  • Bywater Historic District: 2.3 mi
  • American Aquatic Gardens: 3 mi
  • Folklife and Visitor Center: 3.3 mi
  • City Park New Orleans: 3.4 mi
  • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum: 3.4 mi
  • Bourbon Street: 3.5 mi
  • Preservation Hall: 3.6 mi
  • Jackson Square: 3.6 mi
  • Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden: 3.6 mi
  • New Orleans Museum of Art: 3.6 mi
  • Algiers Point: 3.6 mi
  • Crescent City Brewhouse: 3.7 mi
  • Musee Conti Wax Museum: 3.8 mi
  • Carousel Gardens: 3.8 mi
  • Storyville: 3.8 mi
  • Aquarium of The Americas: 4 mi
  • Entergy IMAX Theater: 4.1 mi
  • Riverwalk Marketplace: 4.2 mi
  • New Orleans School of Glass Works: 4.2 mi
  • Louisiana State Museum: 4.5 mi
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome: 4.5 mi
  • Louisiana Superdome: 4.5 mi
  • Contemporary Arts Center: 4.6 mi
  • State Capital Publishing Museum: 4.6 mi
  • New Orleans Arena: 4.7 mi
  • Port of New Orleans: 5 mi
  • East Tennessee Historical Center: 5.3 mi
  • Amistad Research Center: 6.7 mi
  • Six Flags New Orleans: 6.9 mi
  • Riverbend: 6.9 mi
  • Audubon Zoo: 8 mi

Dining

Wendys
Within a mile
Checkers
1 mile
Landrys Seafood
1 mile
McDonalds
1 mile
New York Deli
1 mile
Popeyes
1 mile
Burger King
1.5 miles
Burger King
1.5 miles

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (19)

Ratings and reviews for Motel 6

Overall score

2.7 / 5
5.01.0
19 out of 19
Amenities:
2.3
Room cleanliness:
2.9
Hotel staff:
2.9
Room comfort:
3.1
Location:
2.7
Value:
3.3

63% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
alkeahey
alabama
May 1, 2014

Scary neighborhood

We stayed here for lack of a better place with availability. It is fairly close to everything we wanted to do in New Orleans, but the neighborhood was a bit scary. Plus, it took forever to get a cab to come to the hotel to get us and we had to walk 5 miles back to the hotel because we couldn't get a cab to take us back to the hotel ... other than that, the room was clean and the staff was friendly. :)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
1
Value:
3
Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Rufus's mom
Columbia, SC
Apr 26, 2014

Happy Birthday

Enjoyable and restful looking forward to our return bin February

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

French Quarter is 2 exits away and very good experiences in the three-day visit

Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Gizzeybee
Houston
Nov 19, 2013

Good time

It was comfortable. The staff was nice and helpful, definitely a great one night stay..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
5
Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Moze of Altoona
Altoona, PA
Nov 6, 2013

Just a place to crash

This is okay if you're just looking for a place to crash. If you plan on spending any time at a hotel, I wouldn't recommend this place. The handle on the bathroom door was broke and wouldn't close. I also would have liked to have a coffee maker in my room. The carpets in the hallway were dirty and stained. This was just a place for me and my family to sleep and shower at which is all we needed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
1
Value:
3
Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Wednesday and Pugsly
Virginia
Oct 31, 2013

mini-vacation

Staff was very friendly & helpful..room was clean..short 4 mile cab ride to the French Quarter..walking distance to fast food & convenience stores..nothing fancy but served its purpose & couldn't beat the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Carboxyll
Orlando, FL
Apr 25, 2013

Room was ok, appearance is SCARY

If you arrive in the evening, you have to check in from outside through a glass window ( which may of been bullet proof). A gate does surround the exterior of the hotel but was never closed. A scary skeleton of a building is on site, broken windows, completely gutted building with graffitti. It felt like a frat party with so many people roaming the hall ways. The room also had a stale odor to it. Wish I spent the extra money and stayed elsewhere, it would be worth the peace of mind.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
klsnow22
St. Petersburg, FL
Apr 5, 2013

Couldn't wait to leave

My experience with this hotel was not a positive one. It has an overwhelming carpet cleaner smell and no way to let fresh air into the room to alleviate it. I called the front desk to find out the password for the internet and when I didn't understand what the word was and repeated it back incorrectly, the clerk who had answered the phone respelled it letter by letter yelling it at me and then hung up on me. At 10:58am on the day we checked out, the maid came to the door and repeated several times that check out time was 11am and were we leaving now, it was time to go, are we staying another day, even though I had my suitcase in my hand and my purse over my shoulder and I wasn't even late to leave yet. My 16 year old son reported the same maid had glared at him several times when we had walked down the hall. Not a welcoming environment, though you do get a bar of soap in the bathroom, no extras. I would not recommend this location unless none of the above will bother you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Working Traveler222
Business
New Orleans
Mar 9, 2013

Working Travler222

It was fine. A place to shower and sleep. Also very short commute to downtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Subway, Popeyes, McDonalds, Waffle House.

Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Working Traveler222
Business
New Orleans
Mar 8, 2013

Overall Good Value

I came in town to work and needed a place to sleep and shower and it was just that. They gave fresh towels, and linens, and made my bed. It's 4 miles from downtown so you are never on traffic long. I was comfortable and would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Subway, Popeyes, McDONALDs, Pharmacy, Grocery, lots of stuff close by.

Review of Motel 6

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
TBlizzle
Philadelphia, PA
Oct 29, 2012

Unsafe area, gross hotel

Neighborhood is situated in a sketchy area (I later found out that a shooting took place there in July 2012)-- I was afraid to leave my room after dark. The staff barely speaks English, and the hotel room was not equipped with shampoo (nor do they supply it at the desk), and my towels were almost all dirty (brown stains, dead bugs, and hair). The TV barely worked, and hissed whenever the channel changed. The room and bed itself was OK, but when you factor in the bad neighborhood, poor service, and terrible amenities, I highly recommend avoiding this place. They also charged me $35 more than the quoted price. AVOID!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
1
Value:
2
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