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Hotel Royal

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1006 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70116 (Formerly Rue Royal Inn)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Were told to stay in the French Quarter, so we did. Unless you are prepared to pay silly money, this is probably the best you'll get. Very old building, lots of stairs up and down to your room, which you will probably share with the odd cockroach! On the good side, the staff are friendly, helpful and lovely, and the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I recently stayed at the beautiful Hotel Royal and it was great! The room was clean, the staff was friendly and the location was fantastic! The room was a bit on the small side, but it's just a place to sleep so that wasn't a huge issue. I will warn you that they did have the smallest shower I have... More 

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We stay there the last days of our vacation on New Orleans, we enjoy the place, even all of the stairs we have to take to get to our room and the small breakfast they offer comes very handy if you wan to safe money and waking up early to look around the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband and I stayed here last July. We absolutely loved it! Yes, the room was small, especially the shower, but we expected that based on previous reviews. We loved Hotel Royal and felt that it was a great way to experience New Orleans "history". The staff was extremely accommodating and knowledgeable about the area. Every recommendation was great! The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We go to New Orleans quite often and have stayed in many hotels over the years. We often look for the smaller hotels rather than the large name-brand hotels. EVERYONE we encountered on their staff was amazingly friendly and helpful. That's a rarity. Our room was small but very clean and the hotel was quiet (at least on the courtyard... More 

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Melanie C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Royal, responded to this review

Peggy R., Thank you so much for allowing us to be part of this New Orleans experience! The courtyard and hardwood floors, including our stairs, are original to this 1827 Creole Townhome. We look forward to hosting your next visit to New Orleans. Best Regards, Melanie Crockett More 

Vancouver
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We just returned from a trip to New Orleans and stayed at the Hotel Royal. We could not have been happier with our stay. Although we read several reviews talking about the small rooms we found the Deluxe Room to be a perfect size for two people on vacation. The hotel was clean and had a very New Orleans look... More 

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Melanie C, Director of Front Office at Hotel Royal, responded to this review

Yvrjeff, I’m so glad that you were pleased with your stay. Eric’s hospitality is truly unique to the New Orleans experience and we all enjoyed being your host. We look forward to your return! At your service, Melanie Crockett More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This had to be one of the worse nights sleep ever! The mattress sagged in the middle. We couldn't sleep, and had terrible back aches. Our Deluxe room did not have a sitting area as advertised. Balconies are actually walk ways. No place in the bathroom for toiletries. Ugh 😠

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Melanie C, Director of Front Office at Hotel Royal, responded to this review

Kayrenb, I regret that you were so uncomfortable during your stay. The courtyard walkways offer public balcony access to all guests, and we also offer more spacious rooms that include an intimate balcony overlooking Royal Street and St. Philip Street. Should you decide to return, I would love to accommodate you in one of our Deluxe Balcony or Royal Balcony... More 

toronto
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My hubby and I just returned from our 5 day stay at hotel royal. Keep in mind we paid $200usd a night, which in my books is quite a bit of money, considering I paid less to stay at Bourbon Orleans the first time, which is a much nicer hotel. Pros: staff nice and tentative. Location, smack dab in the... More 

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Melanie C, Director of Front Office at Hotel Royal, responded to this review

Sarahquooze, Thank you for being our guest. I apologize that your stay was less than satisfactory. Cleanliness is one of our priorities and I assure you that our housekeeping staff is being trained to meet and exceed hotel standards of cleanliness. Furthermore, the Front Office staff is more than willing to meet any and all guest needs, and I’m glad... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The staff at Hotel Royal were absolutely incredible! They helped with everything including recommending places to eat, attractions to see and helped book tours. I have stayed at hundreds of hotels during my travels and I have never experienced this level of customer service before. Next time I'm back in NOLA, I'll be staying here for sure! Thanks for making... More 

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Melanie C, Director of Front Office at Hotel Royal, responded to this review

Alan K., We are so elated to have been part of an unforgettable New Orleans experience. Our staff aims to please by meeting and exceeding expectations, and we appreciate the opportunity to be your host. We are happily awaiting your return! At your service, Melanie C. More 

los angeles
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I saw pictures and it looked cute , the exterior is but interior is ridiculously small for the price. I am kind of a hotel snob and I feel like this one just doesn't meet the standards of a good hotel. Location is awesome! BUT rooms are tiny and interior is blaaaaaah. I feel like an airbnb would be nicer... More 

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Melanie C, Director of Front Office at Hotel Royal, responded to this review

Itsmycheese, Thank you for choosing Hotel Royal. We offer a variety of accommodations to include Royal Balcony rooms, which offer an oversized tub with whirlpool jets and an intimate balcony overlooking Royal Street, and Petite Rooms, which offer an economical accommodation in the heart of the French Quarter. Should you return, please feel free to contact me so that we... More 

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