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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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Ranked #21 of 153 hotels in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned from a 4 night stay at the Royal Sonesta. I also stayed there for 4 nights back in 2012. The hotel is in a great location right on Bourbon street. The hotel is beautiful and exceptionally clean. Rooms aren't huge but you won't be spending much time there anyway... We were there over a weekend, so the pool was... More

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New Orleans
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is beautiful, the rooms were far nicer than I expected. The one thing that was a little aggravating was the fact that the hotel does NOT provide complimentary bottles of water, and then expect a guest to pay almost 9 dollars for a bottle if the desire. RIDICULOUS!! So I did my research and found a convenience... 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 the pool and water bottles – we are reviewing these areas. We are glad that you enjoyed your comfortable accommodations, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Royal Sonesta in New Orleans is the place to be for your new Orleans vacation. They make you feel like king s and queens. The staff took such great care from the minute you step out of the car service to enter their doors. WOW! We did not want to leave.

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

Rosie, reviews like yours are exactly what we strive for! We greatly appreciate your taking the time to share this delightful feedback, 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

New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

after reading reviews and having a friend's recommendation, we chose the Royal Sonesta for our stay while visiting New Orleans...what a fabulous place...excellent staff, extremely secure and clean ...will be back!

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

David, reviews like yours are exactly what we strive for! We greatly appreciate your taking the time to share this delightful feedback, 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

New Orleans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic type hotel right in the French Quarter, within walking distance of all sites within the famed Quarter. If you want quiet at night request room not on Bourbon Street. Parking pricey, but typical for a large city, and included in & out privileges (not used as everything we wanted to do was within a short walk).

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

Michael, 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

Toronto
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful hotel located in the heart of the French Quarter. Clean hotel with all the amenities. Bed and linens were very comfy. Bathroom is small but up to date and beautiful. Staff was friendly, excellent and knowledgeable. Remember to ask for room facing Bourbon if you want noise all night or inside room if you want peace and quiet.... 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. Pleas know that we will be undergoing a hotel wide renovation next year which will include new elevators. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this hotel in July 2014 for a romantic get-away with my boyfriend. We were not disappointed! Everything about this hotel screams luxury, French, relaxation and fun. The hotel staff was accommodating, helped us check in early, everything was spotless and clean. Even when we woke up late one day the housekeeping staff circled back around at the... 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, 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

Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Sonesta location is perfect. It is at the center of action on Bourbon Street, surrounded by all the great restaurants and clubs. We got a deluxe room on the 6th floor, but some of the rooms on the 3rd and 4th floor have pool access and are very desirable. The bell staff is well-dressed, professional, and very helpful.... 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. Please note that all elevators will be renovated in the winter of this year making them much faster and efficient. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just returned on a four day trip to New Orleans staying at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. The hotel itself is beautiful. Beautiful courtyard and nice pool area although we didn't get a chance to use the pool as there were so many sights to see on our short journey to NO. The staff at the hotel were very friendly... More

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

Carol, reviews like yours are exactly what we strive for! We greatly appreciate your comments on the Sonesta Hotel Collection and taking the time to share this delightful feedback. 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

New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was amazing! The service was top notch! Curtis (from the reservation desk) was one of the most professional and pleasant employees and understands the meaning of customer service! Overall great experience at this hotel.

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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 appreciate your recognizing those employees that made your stay special. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

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  • Very nice(64)
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Additional Information about Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

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
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#7 Luxury Hotel in New Orleans #14 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans #15 Business Hotel in New Orleans #22 Family Hotel in 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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