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Royal Sonesta New Orleans

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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Luxury
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Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
789Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
426Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this guy , made my holiday x x mile Tended To all Our needs !! He is amazing ! iPhone charger needed mike is your guy !!!! And order vodka baby !! Loved this Holiday soooo much !! Holiday in New Orleans it’s safe...More

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We stayed at the hotel years ago and were eager to go back. The location is amazing and right in the heart of things. You can walk anywhere within the Quarter and don't have to worry about catching a cab. There is security at night...More

3  Thank skategeezer
Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New OrleansResponded 30 September 2018

Dear Skate, We love welcoming return visitors, and we’re thrilled to see that continue to impress with our prime French Quarter location and our friendly hospitality. Malcolm, Wayne, and Brian are three of the many superstars on our team, and it warms us to know...More

Reviewed yesterday

We picked this hotel for our first visit to New Orleans, and we were not disappointed. The location was great, the staff was incredible, the room was quiet, even though we were right on Bourbon Street, and the choice of food on the premises was...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been to this hotel 2 other times in the past 10 years. One with my company where we had a beautiful entertainment suite, one as a couple and then this recent trip I planned for my husbands 40th birthday with friends. I initially tried...More

1  Thank angie613
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful location right on Bourbon St. in the french quarter. Line Jazz bands started in a courtyard across the start ion the really morning. We had a balcony room that was awesome, with an upgraded attached parlor. We will definitely be going back.More

Thank thomasmongeau
Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New OrleansResponded 2 days ago

Dear Thomas, We pride ourselves on providing a complete and authentic French Quarter experience right here at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, and we’re elated that you enjoyed the sights and sounds! We hope you were able to dine with us and take in the nightly...More

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Grays_Mom1
11 November 2018|
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Response from Luanne W | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were there at the end of October, and the temperatures outside were in the low to mid 80's. The pool was so warm that it was not refreshing, although I prefer that to cold water. I really cannot speak to how it... More
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Martin L
11 October 2018|
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Not all rooms have balconies, yet we do offer balcony rooms that are not over Bourbon Street. Please contact us directly when you’re ready to book so that we can explain the different options... More
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Karen E
4 October 2018|
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Smoking is still allowed on private guest room balconies and in a reserved section of our courtyard. Please contact us directly if you’d like to make any special requests and note that smoking... More
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Room Tips
"Third floor balcony room was great"
thomasmongeau
4 days ago
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"inner balcony"
Scenic825876
5 days ago
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"Quiet rooms are away from Bourbon Street."
Jones6127
2 weeks ago
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"Rooms were very clean but also pretty small so if you need more space check into which ones are roomier..."
87jeannieb
2 weeks ago
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PRICE RANGE
US$204 - US$568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sonesta hotel new orleansnew orleans royal sonestanew orleans sonesta hotelsonesta new orleansroyal sonesta hotel
LOCATION
United StatesLouisianaNew OrleansFrench Quarter
NUMBER OF ROOMS
483
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