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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to NOLA loved the Bourbon street balcony. Great place to celebrate my 50th birthday. The hotel was great place to stay in the French Quarter. Everyone was very nice and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to New Orleans to celebrate birthday. Was not disappointed. The staff at this hotel was exceptional. From the moment we pulled up to the curb we were catered to. Curtis at the front desk is the best. Told him it was my bday and he upped my room to balcony. Gave me complementary champagne to top off my bday.... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at the Royal Sonesta in New Orleans, and once again it proved to be an excellent choice. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the room was very clean, and the bed extremely comfortable. The location of the hotel is perfect - very centrally located in the French Quarter, just a short walk from all... More

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay in New Orleans! The staff was helpful and friendly. The rooms were very nice and clean. The hotel is within walking distance of many restaurants and of coarse, right on Bourbon Street! We will return!

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Jonesboro
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay at The Royal Sonesta Hotel. The staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. Upon check in we were asked if we would like a courtyard view or Bourbon St view. With it being our first trip to New Orleans we opted for the Bourbon St. view, and weren't disappointed. We sat... 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 first New Orleans vacation, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Royal Sonesta for a few nights in August. The location cannot be beat. You are right in the heart of all of the action. The lobby is beautiful and check in/out was swift and easy. I would recommend staying on the club level if you do book this hotel. The club level offers breakfast in the... 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 on our easy check-in/out and luxurious RClub concierge level. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Northern Ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From beginning to end the experience with the staff at the Royal Sonesta was top notch, not to mention the hotel is beautiful. We had a large group and they could not have been more accommodating. My family and I love it there!

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

We are honored that you chose to celebrate your 40th birthday with us and took the time to share this delightful feedback. The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is pleased to have met your expectations for such a special occasion. We can’t wait to welcome you back again soon! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay at the Royal Sonasta. It was a lovely oasis in the madness. The rooms were comfortable and perfect for me. It was a bonus to be able to walk to all the main sites of the French Quarter and the downtown area. If you want quiet though don't get a room facing Bourbon St, but... More

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

Thank you for the delightful comments regarding your recent visit to the Royal Sonesta and the outstanding level of service you received from Russell Murphy, Chief Concierge. We are pleased to know that he provided you with assistance in choosing tours that highlight our wonderful city. We truly value your patronage and look forward to serving you again. More

New Orleans
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The workers at the Royal Sonesta seem like a happy family. That makes me think if they are all that happy and caring about their guest that they are well taken care of by the hotel! That's the way it should be. The door man Malcome is just a blessing to that Hotel and the Bellmen that have been there... More

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Brenda, thank you so much for choosing to stay at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans for many years and taking the time to share this valuable feedback after your recent stay. You were absolutely correct in your observation that the staff is one big happy family and we love our work helping guests make treasured memories in New Orleans! We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location close to all the Bourbon Street action and events. Desire oyster house and Irving MayfieldJazz Bar are both exceptional. We were ungraded to the concierge floor which made our trip memorably awesome. When do you stay in a hotel and get to know the staff and other guests? This was great! Made us feel at home.

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Thank you for the comments regarding your recent visit to the Royal Sonesta, and the outstanding level of service you received from our R Club staff. We are pleased to know they provided you with a memorable New Orleans experience. The Royal Sonesta consistently strives to create the treasured memories that guests have always imagined by offering the highest level... More

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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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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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