Monday, June 09, 2008

Lodging and Transportation for the Demonstration


The official hotel of the Adoptee Rights Demonstration is the Best Western St. Christopher Hotel, located within walking distance of the protest location. The rooms are $74.00 per night. If you are planning on attending, please make your reservation now.

While it would be great to have everyone in the same hotel, it is recognized that this does not fit all budgets. Here are some alternate lodgings you may wish to consider:

Hotels – based on availability, you may be able to find a room at the Best Western for less than the quoted price of $74.00 per night. lists the price right now at $72.50 per night. They also list 43 other hotels with price ranges of $48.00 to $75.00, so shop around, but be sure to read reviews as well to get an idea of what the hotel is like.

Hostels – there are also two hostels in the area, listed below. You can read reviews of these and other hostels here:

India House Backpackers Hostel - $17.00 - $45.00 per night

Marquette House - New Orleans Hostel - $16.00 - $50.00 per night

Just about a 30 minute drive away is Bayou Segnette Campgrounds - $18.00 per night

Transportation from airport to area hotels:

The Best Western has no official hotel shuttle service, however transportation options are as follows:

Taxicabs: A cab ride costs approximately $28.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $12.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. $1 fuel surcharge added to total fare.

Airport Shuttle: Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the CBD for $15.00 (per person, one-way) or $30.00 (per person, round-trip). Three bags per person. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 for more details or to make a reservation. Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area. Reservations can also be made online at

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