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“Great hotel, great location” 5 of 5 stars
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Omni Royal Orleans
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   621 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70140 (French Quarter)   |  
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Ranked #5 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
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“Great hotel, great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Great location. Got a room with a balcony which was a big plus. Loved the roof top pool and bar for getting things started in the afternoon. Plenty to do within such a short walk but just off Bourbon enough to avoid the craziness.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Excellent property, although still shows it's age in places. Stayed three nights on business, 7th (top) floor room with dormer facing east. For being a room on the small side, the refurbishment cleverly makes the most of it. High quality materials, furniture, bedding, fabrics. My window was fairly small but offered a classic view of the old quarter, making one feel you are in Europe.

Nice they offer a turn down service in the evening. Also free coffee delivered to order in the AM. Coffee maker in the room and Starbucks in the lobby coffee stand. Lots of options. The Starbucks was by far the best tasting.

I took advantage of the summer deal with parking included and have high praise for the valet operation. Quick and friendly.

One night about 10pm I picked up a Sazerac at the Rib Room bar to take back to my room and was surprised to see the entire place empty. With all the Tales of the Cocktail convention events in town, I wonder if they were slow as a result? I also wonder if the convention attendees were the folk who woke me up at 3:30am and again at 5:00 am outside my room, chatting gaily, several nights in a row.

This inconsiderate noise happened in spite of the hotel placing HUGE signs by the elevator asking guests to BE QUIET in the halls. When people sleep all day and party all night, like the guy across the hall from me, I guess it's a fact of life in this town.

My door had light coming in around all edges from the corridor, making me think the hotel could try installing acoustic seals, to help? Generally the premises are very quiet. Very quiet. That is why it stands out when people are not. Being a business trip, I wasn't into it.

Measured against all of the PROS of my stay, the noise issue was -5%, vs 95% very positive, to keep it in perspective.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Omni R, Manager at Omni Royal Orleans, responded to this review, July 23, 2013
Traveling for Business during a Festival weekend can always be challenging, though we are pleased to hear about your overall experience with us. We appreciate your business and feedback and hope to see you again in the future!
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Beautiful hotel in the French Quarter, close to the sites but not noisy at night. The room was very pleasant and comfortable, the people were helpful, and the breakfast buffet in the Rib Room was tasty and not too expensive. There are lots of restaurants surrounding this hotel, antique stores and art galleries, plus a gazillion bars and adult places on Bourbon street if you want. We were there for Bastille Day, which was fun. There's music in the streets during the day, which is fun to listen to. The Mississippi river is a short walk away. We had a great time! Be sure to visit the swimming pool and work-out room on the top floor - it has a great view looking out over the city and the river.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Shakopee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Very nice hotel located walking distance to Bourbon St and all the great restaurants and bars. The hotel was kept up very nicely and the staff are very friendly. I would recommend staying here if you are visiting New Orleans.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Hello magical stay! My BF and I stayed for 4 nights during Fourth of July Holiday. We arrived on a Monday and loved how amazingly calm our arrival was. The large bouquet of fresh flowers and chandeliers in the lobby made us feel pretty classy. We've ventured to New Orleans 4 times within the last year and this hotel ranks among our most favorite. They first placed us on the 3rd floor, but the receptionist mentioned if we didn't like it, she would move us to the 7th floor. How great is that? We chose the 7th floor corner room because of the close proximity to the pool, a wonderful decision. The room was comfortable and cool and the bartender, Alex at the pool bar was so nice. The salt water pool was phenomenal and was well equipped with towels and also had convenient clean restroom with a shower to rinse off. The view of the city from the rooftop is spectacular. We signed up for the free Omni Privilege club which is a must do! We took advantage of the morning drinks delivered to your door and even a free shoe shine. Pretty much the best location and with all the amenities, the Omni is where it's at. Thanks for a wonderful time!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Perkins, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Service was excellent, hotel was beautiful, perfect location in the French Quarter. Seriously, these people set the standard!! We didn't manage to eat at the Rib Room, but the Oyster House right across the street was delicious.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I stayed at the Omni over the July 4th weekend for the Essence Festival and i must say I loved everything about this hotel. The lobby is beautifully decorated with antique pieces that give the hotel an old south charm without being outdated. My room was upgraded to a corner king room because i signed up for the Omni rewards program. I absolutely recommend signing up if you will be staying here. Rewards members receive extra perks:free wifi ($15 per day), complimentary coffee or beverage in the morning and newspaper. My room was tastefully decorated with that same old south charm that echoed throughout the hotel but with an updated feel. The bathroom has THE BIGGEST JACUZZI TUB i have ever seen! I was overly impressed the size of the bathroom-especially after reading several reviews to the contrary. Lastly, the rooftop pool is a must-weather permitting, although it was a tad disappointed by the size, its not a very large pool but it was fine for sunbathing and an occasional dip to cool off.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 621 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70140
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#1 Luxury Hotel in New Orleans
#2 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#9 Business Hotel in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Omni Royal Orleans 4*
Number of rooms: 346
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