7.6 Good
     
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans West KOA

New Orleans, Louisiana



New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone: (504) 467-1792

Sites: 97
Recent Rate: $56 5/2016

Latitude: 29.9701434114345
Longitude: -90.234677195549

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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80 Reviews

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $56.00
Overall Rating:      

This KOA is typical to other KOAs in pricing and general services. The "shuttle" service to French Qtr was only available at 9am and 5pm. No return service offered. Staff said you have to get a cab. We used Uber both ways, cost $36. The campground also offers a rental car. There are signs posted for 5 MPH. They strictly enforce it. Our Uber driver got flagged down by staff when he drove a bit too fast. No pull-throughs and they ask that you unhook anything you pull, as they won't allow parking on the sidewalk that runs in front of all the sites. On the plus side, very quiet and secure. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Space 47
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $56.00
Overall Rating:      

The Kamp workers were very nice. The gentleman that helped us back in our 31-ft motorhome did a perfect job on the first try! The shuttle fills up fast and you have to be checked in before you can sign up for the shuttle. We do not tow a car. This is why we chose the campground was because of the free shuttle. We had to use the Uber driver that lived at the KOA. He was $5 cheaper than the taxi each way, but he was such a joy to use that we gave him a very large tip. I wish we didn't sign up for any excursions because this gentleman gave us a nice tour of the city and the information was great! Save your money! My daughter enjoyed the little playground. The pool looked dirty but it was still early in the season. All of the workers were polite and courteous. It is definitely safe. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Café Du Monde. Ocean Grill-The taste of New Orleans dish!

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Half of this park is decent concrete pads for large vehicles. The other half is a dark, messy area for pop-up campers and tents. The whole area is surruounded by a tall fence and feels secure. It is located very conventiently to major roads in NOLA, but does not have road noise. It took about 30 minutes by car to get to the French Quarter. We were given a lot of useful information as we checked in and told about a convenient shuttle to downtown which we did not use. So - there was good service and security, but the park had many very messy areas as well. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Overpriced as are most KOAs, however this is New Orleans and so is everything else.

The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, nice wide, paved (all back-in) sites. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Parking a full size 3/4 ton pickup in NO is next to impossible and very expensive. One of the staff suggest we drive to a certain street (I can't remember the name.) He said to park there and take the street car into town. Worked out great.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $75.00
Overall Rating:      

Really hard to rate this park. The people were all very nice and helpful. The park is kind of old which makes it look run down, but not sure I would call it run down, just old. Its stupid expensive for what you get. Unfortunately, there really is no other options in NOLA. This park is not close to the French Quarter at all, if you take their free shuttle into French Quarter, it's a $30 cab ride back, but that is kind of the only way. If you have a vehicle, you can drive down to French Quarter, but then you are paying $6/hour to park, and always worrying if your vehicle will be there when you get back. NOLA is such a crime ridden dump, if it was not for the French Quarter, not sure anyone would ever come here. We would stay here again if in the area, think we would try to stay in the French Quarter park first, even if we have to pay more, would probably cost less if you factor in cab fare. Wi-Fi worked fine, and cable worked OK. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This is most definitely an older KOA, and it shows. The exit is closed (perhaps because of a badly crumbling interior blacktop road), requiring all rigs to enter and exit the same egress. Rude work-kamper insisted he could direct us backing into our site--- this is not my first rodeo and I could have avoided driving on the grass had I been permitted to do it the CDL driver way. No landscaping aesthetics. Numerous sites flooded during our stay... 4-6 inches of water. Since park employees used pumps to reduce the water, I'm guessing this could be a frequent occurrence. Park description mentions "Bike or hike the trail on the Mississippi levee." It doesn't say you must jaywalk over a 4 lane divided highway, walk half a block, climb the levee with no steps, and then see only trees...no river. We will return to New Orleans. We will not stay at KOA West. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Drive to French quarter is 30+ minutes.

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Yes, this is an older park, but the sites are spacious even for a big rig (we are 41 feet) with a large space to park the tow. There are only back-in sites, so this may not be convenient for just an overnight stop in motorcoach. The sites are clean and all have large concrete pads which include the patio area.

There are trains and planes; however, the noise is not bad at all. We would stay here again. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
56
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

There are grocery stores and drugstores within a few miles.

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Review Count: 169
States Visited: 45
Helpful Reviews: 37

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older park but it is well maintained. Roads are paved and sites are large concrete pads. The sites are long and much wider than at most private RV parks. All sites are back-in but the roads were wide and getting into our site wasn't all that difficult. In addition to the principal park area with these large sites there is also a dirt area under large trees which appeared to be electric and water sites mostly for smaller RVs. Satellite TV reception was easy where we were but would have been impossible in the treed area. Although this park was a ~20-30 minute drive to the Jazz Fest shuttle bus parking at City Park it was an easy drive. The park is in a nice neighborhood with good shopping and restaurants. We preferred that to being closer in but having a more dangerous neighborhood. The train noise is noticeable, as are the airplane takeoffs, but neither bothered us since we had windows closed with the A/C on. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Very helpful and friendly staff. Large sites with concrete pad. Convenient to downtown by car or take free shuttle. Train does go nearby at night with horn, but other than that,it is quiet. We will stay here again. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

Although this campground is a ways from the city, they do provide a shuttle in twice a day and out once a day with a mini-local tour of sights as you go in, and it's free. The place is very friendly with work campers and staff. Our site was right across from the office and the laundry was right behind us. We did have some issues with wifi but only because the campground was updating their access and attempting to correct problems in their own system. They are very strict about the leash rule but they have a nice fenced in K9 park that is lighted at night. If you are a biker, the campground is across the street from the levee which has a paved bike path going in either direction for more than 5 miles. If you insist on quiet, the airport is close and the train comes through nearby often. We would very much recommend this campground and would stay here again. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
55
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 105
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 51

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for 11 nights while we visited New Orleans. It's about 20 minutes from the French Quarter and KOA provides a free shuttle at 9am and 5pm to the city and at 5:45pm back to the campground.

The staff are extremely friendly. The sites are a little narrow, but plenty long. We had no trouble fitting our 37' RV and toad with plenty of space. The sites have concrete patios and picnic tables. There is a 'back yard' of grass behind the sites which provides a little extra space, and an available dog park. We didn't have much luck with their WiFi, it was either slow or difficult to get on, but we had great signal with Verizon and AT&T for our hotspot.

There are trains that pass through the area regularly, including at night. The train conductors are liberal with their horns, so it might be tough for a light sleeper.

We did like this campground and would stay here again if we were in the area. It's a good compromise of price and location, much cheaper than staying in the French Quarter, but still easy and fast to get into town for sight seeing. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

If you cross the street and walk down one block, you can access the Mississippi River Rail Trail, which is great for biking, running, and dog walking.

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Review Count: 63
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The good aspects of this park: Lowest rate in New Orleans, good staff, good cable, 15 min to airport or French Quarter. The not good is: at least two very, very loud trains in the middle of the night, poor wifi, sites close. If you have a large fifth wheel or large motor home do not book on line. This is a small park with basically two roads. The entrance road has plenty of room for RV's and tows, the other street does not. If you are on the other street forget getting out early in the morning as both sides of the street is filled with large pick ups and you will not be able to get out. We will not be back. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Location is great for both downtown and airport. Park appears to be pretty busy. Staff were very helpful. Wi-Fi was fast. AT&T cell worked well. Power and water good. Be wary of berries from trees dropping on roof and slide toppers. Entrance to park is a little hidden so be careful. Left hand turns into park require crossing busy two lane section of road. Turn is almost a U turn. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Great Park. Very clean. Nice dog park. And a special thanks to the staff. Great folks. We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

We don't see why everyone is saying this park is in a scary neighborhood. From what we could see it is an old neighborhood, a lot of history, and some very beautiful things to see; if you take the time to see them. The park itself is smaller, the roads are a bit narrow, and the sites aren't perfect. But compared to some other places in New Orleans, it is a good deal for a decent park. The staff is awesome and the camp guides really know what they are doing when helping you back into your space. It is relatively close to the French Quarter & they do have a shuttle. But we decided to take the car, program the Navi and hit the streets, and we are so glad we did, because we really got to see the surroundings and areas most "tourists" wouldn't bother with. The KOA has a nice sized, fenced in dog park that is the backyards of two very old houses on the property. You can tell they are really old just by looking at them, but they add a "cute character" to the park itself. The park is in a residential area which looks a bit distressed when you drive down the main road But go 1 block into the community and there are beautiful brick mansions and very well-kept homes. So it really is not as scary as others say. All-in-all, this KOA is a good location, an older, but decent park with nice grassy areas at each spot and a large dog park. The people are awesome, and we will definitely stay here again when we get a chance to come back to New Orleans! We camped at New Orleans West KOA in a Motorhome.

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