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Royal Carriages

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Royal Carriages have been rolling through the French Quarter for over 75 years. We’re the oldest locally owned tour company in all of the city and according to travelers, our carriages tours are the best way to meet the French Quarter. Our tours are...more
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700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
French Quarter
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We decided on the spur of the moment that we wanted to do a carriage tour while in New Orleans. We had also liked the idea of doing one of the local ghost/supernatural tours. We looked up Royal Carriages and their "Ghost Tour" seemed to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The Driver of the Carriage was extremely hospitable and knowledgeable about the area, having lived there for over a decade. My wife and I were able to sit in the front row of the carriage and have an even better view of the French Quarter....More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a wonderful time on my carriage ride. The tour guide was knowledgeable and very entertaining. I would recommend to anyone not familiar with the city to hop on board!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the great privilege to take this tour with Mark and his mule Patsy Cline. Mark is very knowledgeable about the history of New Orleans and did a great job engaging his passengers on this trip. We especially enjoyed the cemetery tour and the information...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

james and pearl were wonderful. james really knew his history of the french quarter. we would recommend royal to anyone.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided on the spur of the moment that we wanted to do a carriage tour while in New Orleans. We had also liked the idea of doing one of the local ghost/supernatural tours. We looked up Royal Carriages and their "Ghost Tour" seemed to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CrazyBlue2Lima
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great tour with Mark. Two other couples were on the tour with us. Mark made us all laugh throughout the tour and had very interesting stories about French Quarter history and the tour of the cemetary was really engaging. Our mule, Patsy...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful ride with Jonathan and his girl Cloudy. Plus Jonathan was very knowledgeable. Very nice ride.

Date of experience: January 2019
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RoyalC1941, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review, ProudWhoDatMama. We love your Tripadvisor name, too, by the way!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a ride with Mark and my girl Patsy the mule (NOT a horse). The ride was the perfect length through out various parts of the French Quarter. Tour guide Mark was highly knowledgeable on basically anything and everything to do with the area. He...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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RoyalC1941, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Such kind words. Thank you for joining us on a carriage ride, Stoonman. Loved reading your review.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great experience with Royal Carriages! Mark and Patsy showed us all the cool spots are the French quarter. Mark definitely knows what he's talking about and taught us a lot about the history of this beautiful city. Definitely recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
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RoyalC1941, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Carriages, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the recommendation, Emita V! It was great having you on tour with us.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
...More
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Travel113311
January 11, 2019|
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Response from RoyalC1941 | Property representative |
Royal Carriages is a dog-friendly thing to do for all pups, as long as the dog is respectful of our animals and behaves on the carriage throughout the tour. So, of course we allow service dogs! We'd like to take this... More
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January 14, 2018|
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Response from Nancy L | Reviewed this property |
As RobbiJ66 said, the private carriage ride is $100; a public ride is $20 per person. We chose the private tour to have a better conversation with the guide, rather than a “canned” tour description. Worth every penny! Dont... More
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