• View
  • Garden
  • Pet friendly
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
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Located in the historic French Quarter on Bourbon Street, The Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers accommodations with an outdoor pool, multiple bars, and a jazz club. The hotel is decorated with modern art and offers several on-site dining options. Complimentary WiFi, a flat-screen TV and a refrigerator are included in all rooms at this New Orleans Royal Sonesta. Each room includes a seating area, safe and private bathroom. Some rooms offer a balcony overlooking Bourbon Street or the pool. Extras include bathrobes and luxury toiletries. Guests can enjoy a drink and swim at the Oasis Pool Bar, or watch sports while exploring the extensive whiskey list at Le Booze. On-site dining is available at Desire Oyster Bar, while PJ’s Coffee Café offers fresh coffee drinks, light bites and wine. Live music is featured at The Jazz Playhouse, the on-site jazz club. Restaurant R'evolution offers upscale Cajun and Creole fare in a historic setting and Bar R'evolution has craft cocktails and a broad offering of wines. A fitness center and business center are available. Concierge at the hotel can assist guests with requests such as arranging car rental, St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square are both within a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Royal Sonesta, Sonesta Hotels
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in New Orleans, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 full beds
2 full beds
2 queen beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
7.7
Location
9.1
Free WiFi
7.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • John
    United States of America United States of America
    Great room, fabulous location, great dining internally.
  • Toni
    United States of America United States of America
    I LOVE the location!!! Everything was right there or walking distance! Walk out the doors, and you're on Bourbon St. so that was awesome. Our room had a balcony on the side street, which was wonderful because you can sit there and watch the...
  • Zavier
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was right in the middle of Bourbon Street. Very convenient! It was super clean and the staff were very nice and friendly!

Hotel area info

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • Restaurant R'evolution
    • Cuisine
      Cajun/Creole
    • Open for
      Dinner
  • Desire Oyster Bar
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of The Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 2 restaurants
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $55 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Heated pool
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
$40 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
$40 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted The Royal Sonesta New Orleans accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to check-in at the property.

When traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of $75 per pet, per stay applies. Please note that a maximum of 2 pets are allowed.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Royal Sonesta New Orleans of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

A damage deposit of $250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Royal Sonesta New Orleans

  • The Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness
    • Live music/Performance
    • Swimming pool
    • Nightclub/DJ

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is 0.6 miles from the center of New Orleans. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Royal Sonesta New Orleans has 2 restaurants:

    • Desire Oyster Bar
    • Restaurant R'evolution

  • Check-in at The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at The Royal Sonesta New Orleans may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at The Royal Sonesta New Orleans include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Family
    • Suite