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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

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300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Orleans
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is a Bourbon Street Gem. The staff took care of us like we were family. Ongoing renovations were a very minor nuisance, and the results are going to be worth the trouble. Multiple food and bar options are available with all your New Orleans expectations in mind. My wife and I will stay there again when I visit... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Back in town for a birthday celebration and stayed at our favorite hotel. Location, location,location!!! Plus the hotel itself and staff are still tops. I had a room on the R Club (concierge) floor again and was once again spoiled. Darin Stearns, the R Club manager is hands on and knows how to to pamper his guests! His staff will... More 

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Monrovia, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our Room was not inexpensive. It was very small, with vaulted ceilings, so it had a "bigger" feel. EXCEPT that the one and only window, a dormer, started at about 7 feet off the ground, and our view was of an adjoining roof. Not so much as a coffee maker in the room, so I had to traipse down to... More 

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to bring these observations to our attention. Please know that we are in the midst of an exciting hotel-wide renovation. And after the completion of our hotel wide renovation this year coffee makers will be standard in every guest room. We hope you will consider trying us again in the future for the experience... More 

New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent 4 wonderful days at this hotel, and had a fantastic experience while there. Great hotel with an outstanding, helpful, friendly staff. Great location, very comfortable claen rooms and a tremendous staff at every level.

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans and taking the time to share this valuable feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I ventured to New Orleans for a weekend retreat - and he chose the Royal Sonesta for our accommodations. We have always stayed on the outskirts of the French Quarter / Bourbon Street and I will say this was so much more convenient. The hotel takes up a city block right on Bourbon and is a quick... More 

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. We are pleased that our hotel met your expectations, and we hope that you will return to experience our exciting new product. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a brilliant location hotel - right in the French Quarter in the home of Jazz and Cajun music. This hotel was our base for a convention and provided all of the business requirements plus an ideal location for relaxation. Memorable stay - except for the evening we had a few too many "Hurricanes".

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans and taking the time to rate your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I took a weekend getaway and decided to stay on Bourbon this time. The hotel was very nice, clean and comfortable and the staff there was very accommodating. There was top-notch dining and entertainment available in the hotel lobby, and a very convenient coffee shop for your early morning needs. There is also a very nice pool... More 

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Our hotel consistently strives to provide the most authentic New Orleans experience our guests have always imagined by offering a variety of on-site dining and entertainment options with the highest level of customer service possible. Inspiring comments such as yours reaffirm that we are reaching that goal. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans truly values your patronage and we look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel is classical, nothing contemporary as seen by the pictures. However service is wonderful, Jabari the doorman is amazing, super nice guy and truly southern hospitality at its finest. Plus the kid knows New Orleans pretty well so it's hard to go wrong talking to him. Thanks for a good stay! Ps: hotel under renovations

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Our hotel consistently strives to provide the most authentic New Orleans experience our guests have always imagined by offering the highest level of customer service possible. We are thrilled that Jabari assisted with making your stay a most memorable one. Inspiring comments such as yours reaffirm that we are reaching that goal. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans truly values your... More 

New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here because my cousins and some friends recommended it. They were right!!! If you are looking for a quite get away stay poolside...but if you want the full Bourbon Street experience the get a balcony room. Sitting and having a drink on the balcony and watching Bourbon Street was what our group wanted. Will go back someday.

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

We are thrilled that your friend’s bachelor party at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans met all of your expectations, and we greatly appreciate the positive feedback. Thank you for being our guests and enjoy the rest of your day. More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel in the middle of all the action on Bourbon Street, surprisingly clean and quiet despite it's central location. I did stay here during it's renovations but I read the reviews beforehand and knew what to expect so went in with full knowledge of the hammering noise during the day and elevator work etc. The staff there were... More 

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Shari A, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Reviews like yours are exactly what we strive for! We greatly appreciate your taking the time to share this delightful feedback on our staff and location, and we are so pleased that the Royal Sonesta New Orleans was able to meet your expectations. Please revisit us next time you’re in the Crescent City! More 

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  • Bourbon street(112)
  • French quarter(87)
  • Very nice(33)
  • Pool area(21)
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  • R Club(12)
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  • Coffee shop(4)
  • Irvin Mayfield Jazz(4)
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