Directions & Lodging

Traveling to New Orleans and the Ochsner Cancer Institute

The Ochsner Cancer Institute is located at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, midway between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and New Orleans' Central Business District. 

Our address is 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121.  Click here for a map. 

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center is located on the River Road side of campus. Convenient, free parking is located in the surface lot near the Cancer Center.

To download a map of Ochsner Medical Center, click here.

Lodging for Ochsner Cancer Patients

Hope Lodge

Patients and a caregivers may stay at the American Cancer Society’s Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge during their cancer treatment. The Hope Lodge program helps patients cope with the cancer treatment process and provides a supportive environment for patients and eases the financial strains that come with this disease. Guests of the Hope Lodge are cancer patients receiving outpatient treatment away from home.  Accommodations are provided free of charge. Additional information is available by calling 504-219-2200.

Brent House 

Patients may also stay at Ochsner’s Brent House Hotel, which offers lodging to serve the needs of Ochsner Health System’s patients and their families. The Brent House Hotel is adjacent to Ochsner Medical Center and is a full-service hotel with guest rooms and suites that surround a six story atrium. Call toll-free 1-800-535-3986 or go to for more information or to make a reservation.