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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

4.0 of 5 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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akron, ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Royal Sonesta as a part of a work conference. The location right on Bourbon Street offers you the opportunity to be right in the middle of everything in the French Quarter. The hotel has a friendly staff, its rooms and courtyard are straight out of an era from long ago. Our room was clean though a little... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Royal Sonesta for three nights in a Bienville street facing balcony room. It was perfect- close to Bourbon street but about 1/2 block away so as to avoid the noise at night. A few brass band parades and horse drawn carriages went by while we were there. This is a great location to sit outside and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

He was off Tues and wed...I was disappointed because the next days the folks were too stuffy and elite acting. Cordial but not friendly. On Wed. a very nice young man with longer hair, named Daniel helped us. Loved his "look" it was nice to see tolerance of diversity of societal cultural appearances. We were happily satisfied with his more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed some days during our honeymoon.. the hotel is amazing, very well furnished, clean and with excellent service. The room was very spacious and clean, quite; during the mardi gras i will suggest to book a room on the inner court of the hotel since the sonesta is located just in the middle of Bourbon street.

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

Annalisa,First and foremost CONGRATULATIONS on your recent nuptials! We are honored that you chose to stay with us at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans and overjoyed that you had such a wonderful experience. We wish you a happy marriage and look forward to celebrating your anniversary for years to come. More 

Hicksville, New York
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I just stayed at the Royal Sonesta last week for my bachelor party. We had a group of 10 people and got 3 rooms. They were able to accommodate our request for all the rooms to be next to each other and had a nice garden view balcony so we could all hang out together before and after our day... More 

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

Daniel,Congratualtions on your upcoming nuptuals. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and our hotel’s central location. We are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans truly values your patronage, and we look forward to serving you again. More 

Delaware
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this lovely hotel during Mardi Gras. The hotel itself is smack dab in the middle of Bourbon Street which is exactly what we wanted. We were able to take or leave the excitement on the street at our discretion because the hotel was an oasis from the madness. It was a beautiful place to... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Royal Sonesta has many things to recommend it. The first is the staff - they were fabulous! Everyone was above and beyond the required attentiveness of a great hotel. The concierge spent time with every single person who approached, but managed to still make everyone feel they were important. He found us one of the best walking tours ever... More 

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

We greatly appreciate your choosing to stay at our hotel and taking the time to share this feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves. It’s a pleasure to read how much you enjoyed our hospitable team, Please know that an exciting hotel-wide renovation is planned for later this year and will touch each room from top to bottom. We... More 

Alhambra, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is centrally located in the hear of Bourbon street, but other than that I don't know if there's anything special about it. The rooms were decent but really old. There is a pool in the courtyard which is very rare for hotels in New Orleans, especially in the French Quarters. I would definitely stay here again but there... More 

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

Thank you for your review especially highlighting our convenient location and the uniqueness of our courtyard pool. We are pleased the you enjoyed your stay at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans and taking the time to share this valuable feedback. More 

Spokane, Wa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful from the moment you walk into the lobby. Couple of minor complaints; when I booked the room I was asked if I wanted a balcony room or a view of the court yard. I asked for a baloney and got a view of a concrete wall. There were lights out that were not replaced an linen service was a... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans for your recent trip and taking the time to share this valuable feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed our attentive staff and comfortable accommodations. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans truly values your patronage, and we look forward to serving you again. More 

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a very nice hotel in a great location, but you need to get an inside room because Bourbon Street is VERY noisy. It's very clean and the bell staff were delightful, however the people at the front desk were not the best - not very helpful and didn't make much effort.

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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 

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  • French quarter(115)
  • Very nice(39)
  • Pool area(28)
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  • Great location(11)
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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:
#12 Luxury Hotel in New Orleans
#14 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#18 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#23 Business Hotel in New Orleans

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