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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

4.0 of 5 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Birmingham
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed three nights for the holidays at R.S. Room was clean and beds were fine. We stay in New Orleans a lot and here's my reasoning for not giving it higher marks. First the good. The bellmen and valet staff were wonderful. We were escorted to our room by Wilbert and we found out he had worked there for... More 

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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It has become a tradition for me to stay at the Royal Sonesta on Bourbon Street while enjoying Christmas New Orleans Style. To a certain degree I will tie the hotel stay with the event. The hotel is located on the 300 block of Bourbon Street in the French Quarter. As you enter the lobby in December you will note... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is directly on bourbon, we stayed here for a buddies bachelor party one nite. The balconies are great hotel rooms were very comfortable. Has a pjs coffee shop downstairs and restaurant bar as well. If your looking to party all nite and safely walk back to room then this place will work!!

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Clearwater, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful hotel, well decorated for Christmas and in the heart of the French Quarter. Love all the brass and woods that appoint the Royal. Super restaurant, Revolution albeit quite pricey and the Curtis Mayfield jazz room brings a lot of authenticity to this hotel. However, I made the mistake of booking a standard room. Wow! It is small, especially... More 

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New Orleans
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel was ok not great. Had a room on bourbon street which would have been great had they not had construction starting every morning and lasting all day with jack hammers and saws all. We were prepared for the normal noise of New Orleans but the construction was a deal breaker considering we were not told of it a head... More 

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is beautiful inside and out. Located conveniently right on Bourbon St, you're never really far from "home". The rooms were clean which is always important to me. The staff are friendly. I can't think of anything bad to say about the hotel. I would definitely recommend staying here.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to New Orleans to celebrate our anniversary, looking for that balance of fun / adventure while still being able to relax, the Royal Sonesta met our needs. We had a balcony room, with a view of Bourbon Street, which was cozy and comfortable. This room was loud at night, the noise didn't die down until 4am, but we... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was decorated beautifully for Christmas. A winter wonderland. Even a concert of 3rd graders caroling. Rooms are Clean and comfortable. The bed to die for. Concierge service by Darren on the 7th floor unbelievable. He took care of everything from tours to dinner reservations. The place to stay in New Orleans. Everything within walking distance.

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Colleen M, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Gina, thank you for choosing to stay at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans and taking the time to share this valuable feedback on our magical holiday decor and the great value you found on our RClub concierge level. We appreciate your recognizing our attentive and friendly staff, especially Darin, who all consistently strive to provide the most authentic New Orleans... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hotel in the middle of a wild and crazy area. When we went out at night it was like going from a circus to a quite stream when entering the hotel. The Jazz at Mayfields was terrific every night. We really enjoyed Germaine Bazzle.

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Colleen M, 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 experience at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never stayed here but have been in friends rooms and thought it was a first class hotel. Maybe in the past but no longer. We were with another couple and both had room issues and a staff that really did not care. It is a great location, but there are other hotels with great locations nearby and I would... More 

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Colleen M, Manager at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, responded to this review

Ron, thank you for sharing your comments. We are sorry to read that your friends didn't have a better experience. This is not our normal feedback on the personality of our dedicated team. Our staff works very hard to make each guest feel like they’re part of our family and keeps them coming back to us year after year. And... More 

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  • Bourbon street(185)
  • French quarter(139)
  • Very nice(46)
  • Pool area(30)
  • R Club(25)
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Address: 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans 4*
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:
#8 Luxury Hotel in New Orleans
#15 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#17 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#21 Business Hotel in New Orleans

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