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Soniat House

3.5 of 5 1133 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70116
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I truly enjoyed my vacation at the Soniat House. I was there for Halloween and after for a total of 11nights. It was just super. The staff was very courteous and friendly. Excellent service and I truly loved the character, the style and the hotel decor. Charming building, lovely balcony, serene street. I loved all people working there. I truly... More 

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Seattle, WA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the Soniat House Hotel for a few days during Photo NOLA and I have to say that was generally underwhelmed and disappointed by the experience. I travel a lot and frequently stay at all manner of luxury hotels in the US and abroad and while this hotel was charming in some respects, there was a real... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their cancellation policy is absolutely ridiculous -- no changes within 30 days of arrival! We could not make it as it turns out because my girlfriend got sick. They would not allow any change to the reservation, or make any concession whatsoever. No, they charged the entire $800 to my credit card for a 2 night stay! The hotel was... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While a charming hotel with lots of character, you may not want to stay here if you are not in good shape or want a better bang for your buck. There is no elevator to the 2nd floor, so you will have to walk up and down the classic looking staircase. If you should get a room on the third... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

It is obvious from earlier reviews that lots of people out there love the Soniat House but no hotel can please everyone. Everything that you say is true. The elevator is small and slow but we are not a new construction high-rise . We are an 1830 home. It is the only type of elevator available to us. It services... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a delightful place to spend in New Orleans. The service and the rooms were wonderful. The breakfast, which is available until 11:30 pm, is beautifully served and the biscuits are to die for. the location could not be better. Highly recommend staying here.

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic boutique hotel is located in the heart of French quarter. Central enough but away from the bustling and lively bourbon St, the Soniat house is a real gem. Quiet and romantic, the room we booked was located on the ground floor facing the courtyard, beautifully decorated with period pieces and we felt right at home. The staff is... More 

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Princeton and Charlottesville
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Soniat House fulfills every fantasy one could have of a French Quarter hotel arranged around its perfect and quiet courtyard. Rooms are charmingly decorated, luxurious, spacious, and utterly unique. I would stay nowhere else: having been graced with past stays in one of the Soniat House's best suites I would decline to return to New Orleans if there was... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great place, great service, personable and professional. Same faces After 20 years! The breakfast is fine, very good coffee and the best biscuits ever,. Location actually easy for quarter or beyond. We were in and out of uptown and the quarter and mid-city all without difficulty.

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We have had the good fortune to visit wonderful hotels all over the world and we choose to return to Soniat House year after year. I appreciate the staff addressing me by my name instead of being a number at a larger hotel. I love having my coffee and biscuits served on a silver tray instead of making my own... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind words. That you would take the time to write a review after 25 years of visits is most appreciated. We look forward to your next visit and promise never to disappoint you. More 

Seattle
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

the soniat house is a charming small hotel on Chartres street in the French quarter. we had two grand suite rooms and they are spacious and very clean. the hotel is well situated on a quiet street. suite 28 has a large Chartres street facing balcony and #60 has a smaller balcony. suite 28 is kind of dark but there... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Quite honestly we have had a few ( but just a few ) complaints in over 30 years about plumbing sounds only from quests in that magnificent suite. We are constantly searching for the solution. We have had the complaint when room #29 was not occupied so the problem is more complicated than it... More 

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Address: 1133 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70116
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Soniat House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Soniat House Hotel New Orleans
Soniat Hotel New Orleans
Hotel Style:
#49 Business Hotel in New Orleans
#52 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans

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