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Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

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300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We were in town for a wedding and spent some time at the bar. Jenny LeBoose was our bartender and she was EXCEPTIONAL. Friendly, Attentive, and Professional. I would recommend this location to everyone. I did not stay at the this hotel for this trip but it will be at the top of my list next time.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

It's always a wonderful experience to stay at the Royal Sonesta. I have known many of the staff for years and I am treated like family. It's a pleasure to travel for business and be so comfortable away from home. The hotel is beautiful and though it is a very old hotel, things are kept up and updated continuously. The... More 

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Hondo, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We traveled as a group of 6 (3 couples) to NOLA to celebrate my 50th B-Day and stayed at the Royal Sonesta on Bourbon. What an awesome hotel! When you walk in, it is absolutely beautiful. Checked in on 5/18 and checked out on 5/22, both were quick and easy with no issues. Went to our room, which was a... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

If you want to be in the meat of the French Quarter this hotel is perfectly located. The rooms are nice, the hotel is well kept, the bar is lively and the service is pretty good for New Orleans (Good service and New Orleans do not go hand in hand). Parking in the quarter is a complete ripoff but we... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Nice, updated hotel. Friendly and helpful staff. Great price. Lovely room inside courtyard. Fantastic location - Bourbon at Conti St - right in the middle of all of the great clubs and restaurants. We will definitely go back to the Royal Sonesta the next time we visit New Orleans. High recommend itl.

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

We appreciate your kind words about the Royal Sonesta and our staff. We really take pride in our amenities and our dedicated service team as well as our convenient location in the heart of the historic French Quarter. Please come back to see us next time you’re here in town! More 

Juno Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

A great weekend in New Orleans thanks to staying at such a wonderful hotel. The Royal Sonesta simply has it all...great location, comfortable beautiful rooms, classy foyer and outside area, dining, and exemplary service.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Royal Sonesta during your recent trip to New Orleans and for your wonderful comments! We look forward to your next visit. When you return, be sure to check out Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse for authentic New Orleans jazz in addition to everything else you enjoyed. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Right on Bourbon Street. Stayed in a Bourbon Balcony room. The best people watching ever! Loved our room, loved the balcony. Wonderful service from the bellman, check-in and room service. Loved having Irving Mayfeld's Jazz Playhouse right in the lobby A perfect way to spend the evening.The restaurant Desire is also right downstairs as well as the restaurant R'evolution. PJ's... More 

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

Chrissy, reviews like yours are exactly what we strive for! We are overjoyed that you had the ultimate New Orleans experience at our hotel from the delectable food and live jazz in our outlets to your fun Bourbon balcony room and the historic French Quarter right outside our doors. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Returned to the Royal Sonesta during jazzfest despite last years disappointment. This years experience could not have been more enjoyable. The staff was very attentive and the rooms were kept clean and well serviced. We very much appreciated all of the attention. Could not forget to include the AMAZING meals we enjoyed at Re'evolution restaurant, as well as the adjoining... More 

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

Terrie, thank you so much for your latest review and for the opportunity to redeem ourselves from your previous stay. We have renovated the 3rd floor of the hotel and will be embarking on further renovations in 2014. We are also happy that you enjoyed your meals at Restaurant R’evolution. We look forward to welcoming you back again next year... More 

Louisville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Our group, consisting of four girlfriends, stayed at the Royal Sonesta May 16-19, 2013. This hotel is beautiful and the staff is great. It's traditional decor, very clean, very comfortable. The room's aren't overly spacious but they're not too small either, and the bathroom was fine. It's a little noisy as it's right on Bourbon, and one of our rooms... More 

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

We are honored that you chose the Royal Sonesta Hotel for your recent girls’ weekend here in New Orleans. Our pool patio rooms are perfect for enjoying the Oasis Pool Bar as well as the swimming pool on the 3rd floor rooftop. We’re also delighted that you enjoyed Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse. Please come back to see us again and... More 

Erlanger, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Wonderful...We love older hotels for their ambience--and this one was one of the best. The rooms were clean,spacious and quiet.The service was very attentive and the staff were very pleasant. We also used the gym and pool and had a nice experience with those

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

Kevin, thank you for choosing to stay at the Royal Sonesta Hotel and taking the time to share your feedback. We’re very happy that you enjoyed our hotel’s unique ambiance and luxurious amenities. We look forward to sharing your comments about our pleasant staff with the rest of our hardworking team. Thank you once again and we hope to welcome... More 

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