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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

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300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans for a long weekend. It is direct on Bourbon Street. However, our room faced the beautiful hotel courtyard, and we did not encounter noise from Bourbon Street. From our room, we had direct access to the pool area - just a few steps away! We could not have... More 

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lewisburg, pa
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132 reviews 132 reviews
42 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Royal Sonesta epitomizes what's so wonderful about New Orleans. The staff is friendly and helpful. The Mayfield Jazz Playhouse sets the mood perfectly. The pool area is nice, except for the food service. They give you a phone at the bar to call room service, who then delivers it poolside. A very strange set-up for a hotel that charges... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Royal Sonesta, we love it very clean the room was king balcony in the court yard, it was beautiful. We also had dinner at The Courts of 2 Sister's, the food was great. The most coolest part is this restraint was the beauty wistier tree. You must go in .the spring when it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Without question, a wonderful hotel n the Quarter. Quality, safety, convenience. Expensive, but well worth it. Handy to great food, right on Bourbon Street (the best people watching street in the world).

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We switched from the Hyatt French Quarter over to this hotel for our last night in NOLA. The only negative to this place is it's quite spendy...and its a little degrading to walk out the front door and be faced with pantie & bra clad women across the street and a few doors down soliciting patron's to come into their... More 

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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a fab hotel. Beautiful inside, always clean and has friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was always amazing. We booked in a group of 20. Really close to everything, great location. The pool was good, always fresh towels out.

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New York City, New York
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Three nights in early March in a club room were great fun. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Our room was nicely appointed, had a great bed, was quiet at the back of the hotel, and came with a fancy tub (and shower). Wi-fi was fine. It was cozy (which means on the small side, which did not matter, since... More 

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Colleen M, 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 your stay on our R Club Concierge Level, 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 

Somerset, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our second time at this hotel and we love it. From the great doormen to the bellmen, to the front desk staff, everyone couldn't be friendlier. The rooms are spacious. Once again, the bed was like sleeping on a cloud!! We woke up very rested every day! We caught a jazz show in their bar area which was... More 

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

Betty, we are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your return visit. 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. Inspiring comments such as yours reaffirm that we are reaching that goal. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans truly values your patronage, and we... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came with a group of ladies for a week to enjoy the food and flowers of New Orleans, our rooms faced the inner courtyard were large, clean and good service. Wifi is available. There's a coffee shop in the hotel. There's a small fitness room and an outdoor pool. Bourbon Street entrance is loaded with restaurants and jazz clubs etc.

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

We greatly appreciate your 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 

Ontario, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in the Royal Sonesta hotel numerous times in the past before Hurricane Katrina hit. I recently stayed again this week for 3 nights. I had a balcony room on the second floor overlooking Bourbon street. Little did I know that St. Patricks day was such a big event in New Orleans Louisiana . Needless to say a... More 

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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 appreciated feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed a festive St. Patrick’s Day stay in one of our famed Bourbon Balcony rooms. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your dining experience in our award winning Restaurant... More 

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  • Bourbon street(144)
  • French quarter(109)
  • Very nice(39)
  • Pool area(27)
  • R Club(19)
  • Front door(15)
  • Room service(12)
  • Great location(10)
  • Coffee shop(8)
  • Irvin Mayfield Jazz(6)
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