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Soniat House

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1133 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2593
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The epitome of an old world hotel ensconced in a timeless city. Although an easy walk from both the raucous crowds of Bourbon streets and the fantastic brass horns of Frenchmen's Street, you step behind the green doors into a cool stone courtyard with a trickling fountain and a glass of wine from the honor bar. The owners also are... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

We look forward to your next visit too. Our guests who return regularly ( 34% of our guests each year ) are like family. We love every one of you. Thank you for your review. Hurry back! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the locked double green doors. Rang the bell and a man in a very white crisp bellman jacket opened the door took our suitcases and welcomed us. He ushered us to the front desk where Julien processed our reservation. My SIL was taken to a lovely room and we were taken to #15. We loved the room... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

No one will ever have a problem with room #15 again. I have moved it to next in line for a complete redo - even a brand new bath. It was already second! It will not be sold until after the renovation. Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to write. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in town on business in New Orleans and decided to make a vacation out of it. After seeing the positive press about the Soniat and wishing to stay in the French Quarter, we booked a weekend stay. In brief, the Soniat was an oasis despite being near Bourbon St. We had a lovely, first-floor room... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

We are certainly happy that business brought you to New Orleans. Hopefully there will be many more business trips and we will see you again soon. Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review. More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans, this boutique hotel received our booking on a personal recommendation that did not disappoint. Situated in two eighteenth century brick town houses that feature the most delightfully lush and quiet interior courtyards, our ground floor room (specially requested) was large and decorated appropriately for the period of the place.... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

What a shame that you live so far away. We would love to welcome you back. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We truly appreciate your kind words. More 

Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you wish that you had family in New Orleans, with the most elegant historical home in the French Quarter, then you should stay at Soniat House. I'm a repeat visitor (probably worn out my welcome visiting several times a year) but still, every stay is better than the last. Upon greeting me, Michele made sure I knew that I... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Kate, You can never wear out your welcome. We are always thrilled to see you. I am sorry that Rodney and I were out of town and missed your visit. Have no fear, as long as we are on this planet the Soniat House will remain the small hotel that it is. Hopefully the children will have the sense to... More 

Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great hotel. It is in the French Quarter, but quiet area. Easy walking to everything. You feel like you are staying in an old apartment building. The entrance is a nondescript gate and the rooms face a central courtyard. Overall the place is quiet and an excellent reprieve from the heat and noise of the city.... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We hope to see you back at Soniat house soon and often. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Our fiends were looking to stay in a Boutique Hotel and they chose this one. I must say that the service is above and beyond and they try to make your stay comfortable. But, if you chose to stay here, make sure you check the room first before you go in. In some rooms the smell will make you want... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

I am just heart broken that you were not happy at the Soniat House. Michele assures me that she asked you on your first morning if everything was alright and you replied that you were not happy when you arrived but that it was fine now. We did have one other king bed on the courtyard available during your stay... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

While traveling alone on business, I found this gem to put my head down. Charming, historic, local, lovely, old fashioned lodging. Personal, professional, elegant service.. many thanks to terrific staff for a warm welcome, great interior courtyard room, and NOLA hospitality. Wish I could have stayed longer and I will be back, for sure...

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing my new favorite review of the Soniat House by a business traveler. My former favorite said that he got through the business day knowing that since he wouldn't be going home after work he at least had the second best option . Well, maybe it is a tie! We look forward to seeing you soon and... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We loved the opportunity of staying in an authentic French quarter property. The service was exceptional throughout our four day stay. This little boutique hotel didn't disappoint. The room was spacious and clean. We enjoyed the house breakfast on our veranda and meeting other guest in the lounge area for pre dinner drinks. Great location close enough to all the... More 

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

What a lovely review! Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to tell the world that you enjoyed your stay. Please do come back soon and often. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Wonderful quiet hotel in the French Quarter. Walking distance to many wonderful restaurants and shopping. Beautiful rooms, lovely courtyard, friendly and very helpful staff. Will plan to stay here when we come back.

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you plan to come back to Soniat House. Please make it soon and often. More 

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Staying in French Quarter

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
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Additional Information about Soniat House

Address: 1133 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2593
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Price Range: $222 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Soniat House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Soniat House Hotel New Orleans
Soniat Hotel New Orleans
Hotel Style:
#50 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#68 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#70 Business Hotel in New Orleans
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