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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I travelled with a group of friends for my first trip ever to New Orleans for Mardi Gras earlier this year. One of our friends had a room booked at this hotel, but was upgraded to the R Club Room (special guest key needed for the floor) and it was amazing! Nice to have your own private lounge on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I traveled a lot with my parents and siblings and now I am traveling with my daughter. In all the years I have traveled I have never had such excellent service as I received at the Royal Sonesta. Curits greeted us and ensured that we had not a great room but a fantastic room with a balcony overlooking the pool... More

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Virginia Beach
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Planned a getaway weekend for my wife and I and had seen the Royal Sonesta multiple times and decided to take our vacation there....one of the best travel/vacation decisions we've ever made! The Royal Sonesta is top notch in every aspect. The customer service is impeccable! You can't beat the location. To be able to walk out the front door... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying at the Royal Sonesta in New Orleans, we truly feel like we are "coming home." The staff is wonderful and attentive, always with a pleasant smile and willing to help in any way they can. The hotel itself is such a beautiful place. You are right in the middle of the action of Bourbon Street, but once inside, feel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Coming from new york where everyone is into themselves, it was not only refreshing to come home from a long day of exploring the French Quarter. The staff at this beautiful hotel demonstrated excellent southern hospitality. From the bell hops and door men to the desk clerks and concierge these people were nothing but warm and helpful. I truly enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful hotel. Quaint. The staff is excellent and our room, off Bourbon St. and the pool area, was very quiet. I'd recommend buying your WATER at Walgreens or CVS stores on Decatur Street, just a 5 minute walk from the hotel. Go to BUFFA's for music as it's a local music venue within easy walking distance (on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If your trip revolves around Bourbon Street, this is the place you need to stay. The hotel takes up an entire block and faces Bourbon. Of course with this convenient location comes a lot of noise, but it was nice being able to people watch from the balcony. If you don't mind the noise, its worth it to pay a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, you cannot beat the location right in the middle of Bourbon Street. Walk out the doors of the hotel and you are in the middle of the party. The hotel is also within walking distance to anything you might want to do. My husband and I go to New Orleans at least once a year. It has become our... More

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

Mindy, thank you for taking the time to write the above review. It is feedback like this that allows us to evaluate the performance of our team and hotel. Clearly in this case the concierge staff fell short of the goal. We would love to welcome you in the future and are certain your experience would be one that is... More

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7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to be deep in the heart of the French Quarter on Bourbon street... this is your place. The staff is efficient. The place is as clean as possible. The pool is a nice escape and the views from the balcony are perfect for people watching. They do their best to soundproof the rooms, but hey -- you... 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 we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Chester,IL
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the 3rd block of Bourbon St. this is the best hotel to stay at for quality and location. There are rooms on street side if you want or much quieter interior rooms. This is a very nice hotel with great staff. It has one of the best resturants[Desire] in the quarter. It has on site secure parking in... More

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Thank you for always choosing to stay at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans and taking the time to share this delightful feedback. We can’t wait to welcome you back again soon! More

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  • Bourbon street(229)
  • French quarter(163)
  • Very nice(61)
  • Pool area(35)
  • R Club(30)
  • Great location(23)
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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*
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
New Orleans Royal Sonesta
New Orleans Sonesta Hotel
Sonesta New Orleans
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The Royal Sonesta Hotel is an Authentic New Orleans Experience located in the heart of the French Quarter on world famous Bourbon Street, within steps of world-famous restaurants, antique shops, and premier tourist attractions. A landmark in New Orleans since 1969, its atmosphere reflects a strong European influence and Southern charm, with its elegant marbled lobby, tranquil fountains and sparkling chandeliers. The 500-room hotel features a secluded tropical courtyard, a beautifully landscaped outdoor pool, fitness center and five unique restaurants and lounges. ... more   less 
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