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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

4.0 of 5 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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    5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel on many occasions, it's one of my personal favorites in New Orleans! Always a great experience, a bit loud on the street side during any festival but always a really great time! I highly recommend it to all of my friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I held a sales meeting for 87 people at the Royal Sonesta. On the highlights side the rooms were great and well set up. We couldn't hear other meetings going on which can be a problem with multiple rooms. The staff were very professional and helpful from the doormen to AV to catering. This is a very solid choice for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Royal Sonesta for our anniversary. This was our first trip to New Orleans and we picked this hotel because of its location on Bourbon Street. We were pleasantly surprised by the majestic beauty of the hotel. Everyone that worked there greeted us warmly every time they saw us. The rooms are everything you would expect from... More 

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

Congratulations on your anniversary! We are honored that you chose to celebrate such a special occasion with us and took the time to share this delightful feedback. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is pleased to have met your expectations. Please revisit us next time you’re in the Crescent City! More 

Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first trip into the Big Easy! Got a great rate at this hotel through Hotwire and enjoyed three nights this month (Jan 2015). We were given a choice of courtyard or Bourbon street rooms...we choose Bourbon Street...we were there for he experience! So night one, by 4:30 am I'm thinking maybe not such a good idea, but sleeping pill... More 

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

Thank you 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 found it to be such a great value. The Hotel’s wireless system is being updated and should be complete in February. And we’re pleased to announce that the newly renovated... More 

Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel was very nice, service from all staff was excellent. Location was great! The service in the restaurant was a bit slow, but that may just be the southern way. They definitely didn't rush you. They were remodeling during our visit but it was still quiet and did not cause any inconvenience. Well, except maybe getting into a restroom on... More 

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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 had chance to visit Restaurant R’evolution. On your future travels, we hope you will consider one of our Sonesta Collection hotels located throughout the United States. More 

Qld, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good things first! Great location and we got the quieter side away from Bourbon St I asked for on the club level. The club manager Darrin was a real highlight, he had great advice, booked and changed tours for us and was very professional and friendly, close to the best concierge ever. And the beds are incredible, other guests agreed,... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room (balcony king) was dated and small. We were staying over a holiday weekend so the price for the room was higher than "normal" making the moldy stained ceiling in the shower that much grosser. The noise from Bourbon was LOUD, be sure you are ready for what you are in for. Housekeeping was great, prompt and friendly. The... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Five years ago I planned my first trip to New Orleans. I saw the Royal Sonesta then and fell in love with it. On my first couple of trips to New Orleans I booked too late and they didn't have any rooms. Well, this time my boyfriend and I were going for his first trip to the area. To be... More 

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Colleen M, Owner 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 of your exciting stay in one of our most popular balcony rooms, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I was married to Lise my first wife, since she was French Canadian I was in Quebec City often and every odd year it was at Christmas time. After attending midnight mass a long dinner/party was held. The name of this dinner is Reveillon and is based on the word réveil (meaning "waking"), because participation involves staying awake until... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans this holiday season and sharing this wonderful feedback on your special Reveillon experience at Restaurant R’evolution. We are pleased that our team was able to meet your expectations. Please revisit us next time you’re in the Crescent City, and on your future travels we hope that... More 

Milton, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Royal Sonesta in mid January 2015. The hotel is lovely. We were staying on the 6th floor and for whatever reason the ice machine on our floor was not working. I took the elevator to the 7th floor to get ice and Kristen at the concierge desk saw me come off the elevator. She saw that I... More 

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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 of the outstanding customer service you received. We are pleased that Kristen was so accommodating with your request. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

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  • Very nice(43)
  • Pool area(29)
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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:
#11 Luxury Hotel in New Orleans
#13 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#16 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#23 Business Hotel in New Orleans

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