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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived to the Hotel after an early morning flight and figured our room would not be ready as check in is at 3:00pm. To my surprise the room was available and checked in quite quickly. The bellman showed us up to our Balcony King room and absolutely loved it's size. I went to the French Doors and opened them up...

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear James, Just as in real estate, it’s all about location when on holiday as well, and we are delighted to read that ours served you so well for exploring all that the French Quarter has to offer. We are pleased that your visit with us included some memorable culinary experiences as well, as Desire Oyster Bar and R’evolution are...

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a bit skeptical about a hotel right on Bourbon Street, but the minute we walked in and were so warming greeted all fears vanished. Our room on the R Club level was roomy and very comfortable. The bed divine as was the bath. But the thing that made this place were the people staffing the R Club level....

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear Jan, Greetings from Royal Sonesta and your new friends in the R Club. We are delighted to read that you and yours were so quickly put at ease and we trust this was a getaway that will be remembered for years to come. We are thrilled that you felt so pampered in our reimagined guest rooms, and with the...

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was lovely--a free bottle of champagne upon arrival. We were there for a holiday party. Very close to many restaurants and attraction in this magical part of the Big Easy. The beds were comfortable. We had a room on the inner courtyard. There was a wedding reception going in the courtyard which was fun to spy on. I...

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie, It was a treat to welcome you during such a special time of the year and we thank you for leaving your magnificent review. We are delighted to read that our Sonesta beds cradled you to sleep and that our vibrant location provided you with ample opportunity to explore the French Quarter. Once more, it was a thrill...

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived in New Orleans after 6pm the checkin was quick, the door man helped us in with our bags.We were very impressed at the appearance inside the large chandeliers and the large lobby .We got a room on the inside on the 3rd floor facing the courtyard as we were afraid the noise facing the street would be too...

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear lilsnip777, As you discovered, a visit at Royal Sonesta offers our guests an authentic and complete New Orleans experience, all under one roof. That French Quarter adventure can start for some with a Bourbon Street facing room and balcony and continue into our Jazz Playhouse which features live Jazz every night of the week. Of course, oysters and jumbo...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A sensational Hotel right in the heart of Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, you can walk everywhere. Beautifully decorated and classy, fantastic service from all staff. Surprisingly quiet considering its location. Would definitely recommend it, but not cheap!

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Greetings from the French Quarter and thank you for sharing your wonderful review. We are tickled that you enjoyed everything from the design of our reimagined guest rooms to the hospitality provided by our colleagues. It was a delight to have you settle in with us and we hope that you can do so again in the weeks...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful Hotel, Gracious amazing staff and a perfect location put this Hotel over the top in The French Quarter. Can't wait to visit again we loved the comfort of the club level and getting advice on everything to see and do from Darren. I am so looking forward to returning to Desire Oyster Bar for those amazing grilled oysters cooked...

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear s y, You’ve painted a wonderful picture of a true Royal Sonesta experience and we thank you for sharing your magnificent review. Darin and Marcus are both gems, two of many on our team, and we are elated that they made such an impression in making you feel welcome. We are thrilled to read that you are already at...

Kaysville, Utah
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is beautiful and so relaxing. The location is perfect and you are in walking distance Nice of everything. It is clean and very comfortable the staff if friendly and helpful. We had an inside balcony access room very quiet and lovely.

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear cathygroos, Come back and relax with us again soon! It was a joy to host you and we are thrilled that you so thoroughly enjoyed your visit. We thank you for the feedback and look forward to seeing you again one day soon. Warm Regards, Alfred L. Groos General Manager

Greenwood
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed for 4 nights and it was an awesome experience. This historic hotel is right on Bourbon Street and is first class all the way. The people and service were great, and the breakfast at Desire in the hotel was incredible. Cafe Beignet was right across the street with live jazz in the mornings. The rooms were immaculate and...

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Dear Jason G, Greetings from the Crescent City! Four nights allowed you plenty of time to explore our magnificent city and we are delighted that your time included some spectacular food, including a delicious breakfast at our very own Desire Oyster Bar, and of course Beignets from some of the local vendors and cafes. We were thrilled to welcome you...

San Antonio, TX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you want a wild time on Bourbon Street, or a more secluded quiet spot to unwind, the Royal Sonesta delivers on both. Located right smack in the middle of the action, steps away from everything; yet in a stately nicely updated property; aside from my all time favorite property in New Orleans (the Roosevelt), you just cant go wrong...

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, responded to this review

Dear txgerman1, We appreciate you noticing the recent refresh that our hotel has undergone and we are delighted that you felt so at home in our reimagined guest rooms. It warms us to know that you also enjoyed the buzz and energy of our central location, though we regret to read that PJ’s Café left you wanting more. We understand...

Reviewed 1 week ago

What can you say about a Hotel that is directly on Bourbon Street, across the street from the Heritage Park! The location itself makes it great. Add in some delicious food in the restaurant AND a show venue with some of the top Jazz performers around and this was a dream come true visit. The rooms are excellent, the Staff...

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Dear DriveLikeABatOuta, As you discovered, our hotel offers an authentic New Orleans experience without even leaving the building. That experience can start with a Bourbon Street facing balcony room for those who wish to peek in on the celebrations below, and it continues with some delicious oysters and gumbo in Desire Oyster Bar, located just off our lobby Courtyard. The...

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Staying in French Quarter

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is the most Authentic French Quarter Experience located on world famous Bourbon Street, within steps of world-famous restaurants, antique shops, and premier tourist attractions. A landmark in New Orleans since 1969, its atmosphere reflects a strong European influence and Southern charm, with its elegant marbled lobby, tranquil fountains and sparkling chandeliers. The 483 room hotel including 36 suites features a secluded tropical courtyard, a beautifully landscaped outdoor pool, fitness center and five unique restaurants and lounges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Address: 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-2213
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Price Range: €188 - €500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Royal Sonesta New Orleans 4.5*
Number of rooms: 483
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
New Orleans Royal Sonesta
New Orleans Sonesta Hotel
Sonesta New Orleans
Royal Sonesta Hotel
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in New Orleans
#14 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#25 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#27 Business Hotel in New Orleans
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“Interior Courtyard rooms are the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles 695JamesN, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay on the R Club level.”
 of 5 bubbles JanH703, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The street side would be noisier but has balconies facing the street, great if you like to people watch.”
 of 5 bubbles lilsnip777, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the Bourbon Street part of the property, and youll be fine!”
 of 5 bubbles txgerman1, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Interior Courtyard rooms are quieter. Bourbon Street Balcony Rooms are loud but if you are there for that, they are perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles DriveLikeABatOuta, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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