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Royal Sonesta New Orleans

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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is the most Authentic French Quarter Experience located on world famous Bourbon Street, within steps of world-famous restaurants, antique shops, and premier tourist attractions. A landmark in New Orleans since 1969, its atmosphere reflects a strong European influence and Southern charm, with its elegant marbled lobby, tranquil fountains and sparkling chandeliers. The 483 room hotel including 36 suites features a secluded tropical courtyard, a beautifully landscaped outdoor pool, fitness center and five unique restaurants and lounges.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
269Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
217Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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So the hotel is very nice - I was here for several nights for a conference so spent a lot of time at the hotel. However, they need to tell people who are staying in rooms on bourbon street that you will not be able to sleep. I had them send up earplugs, and turned on two white
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Our first time to NO and we chose the perfect hotel! Right on bourbon street, walking distance to everything, and the rooms are beautiful! Spacious, clean. One of my GFs got sic and room service was excellent and responsive. Another had to change rooms (we had 5 booked rooms for
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Red, It was an honor to host your inaugural visit to our enchanting city! We’re thrilled that our location in the heart of the French Quarter allowed you to get the most out of your time with us. We’re sorry to learn that one of your friends was under the weather during your trip, and we’ll be sure to let Jabari know that his considerate gestures were appreciated. We hope she is feeling 100% better now, and we’d love to host you again on your next friends’ getaway! Best regards, Alfred L. Groos General Manager
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Centrally located near great restaurants and attractions. The hotel reception is nice. Room also but for a 4 star hotel, outside windows needs to be cleaned. Maybe they're going for another look. Not too sure. Bath tub grout needs to be cleaned. Just need Clorox which most
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Very noisy. Do not stay here if you want to sleep. Our room was right on Bourbon street and when we asked to be moved to a room on the other side, we were given another room right on Bourbon. We moved to the Roosevelt across canal, for less money, more room with better amenities
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Dpc, We appreciate you paying us a visit while in New Orleans and thank you for sharing your experience. We are sorry to learn of the credit card issue you mentioned, as we are not aware of anything like this taking place. We have not encountered this issue previously and would love the opportunity to speak with you to extend our personal apologies and fully investigate the issue. Please forward your contact details and a good time to reach you to rsnoinfo@sonesta.com so that we may be in touch. Once more, we are terribly sorry for your inconvenience and hope to get this promptly resolved. Warm regards, Alfred L. Groos General Manager
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Love the location and hotel. Right in the center and easy to get wherever you need to go if you want to walk. Staff are helpful and friendly. Jazz nightly is a plus and Desire Oyster Bar food is great, I go there every trip to New Orleans. Recommend the R Club experience,
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Responded 2 days ago
Happy Birthday, Queen! We love celebrating special occasions and were honored to be a part of yours! We appreciate you making yourself at home with us, and we can’t wait to welcome you back for more delicious Cajun cuisine and nightly live music! Best wishes, Alfred L. Groos General Manager
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I thought I saw some juice and soda in the fridge as well but I could be wrong but agreed a very nice experience up there.
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Sorry but we didn’t tour the rooms. You should call the hotel. On our floor they had a travel counselor stationed to help us with sightseeing plans and the breakfast/and sunset wine time. We liked this area because it was quiet and away from bourbon street noise.
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Dear Crew52, We thank you for sharing this question with us. Smoking is allowed in outside public areas of our property. If we can offer any assistance in coordinating the details of your next visit to our hotel, please feel free to give us a call. Warm Regards, Royal Sonesta New Orleans
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Do the rooms have microwaves?
Dear Cindy, Thanks for your question. While our rooms do have fridges, microwaves are not standard. We do have a limited number available upon request and availability, so let us know if you'd like us to provide one for you. We also offer room service and have multiple restaurants and bars for your comfort and convenience. Come see us soon! Best, Royal Sonesta New Orleans
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Hi. We were there at the end of October, and the temperatures outside were in the low to mid 80's. The pool was so warm that it was not refreshing, although I prefer that to cold water. I really cannot speak to how it will be in December. It will depend on how warm it is outside, as the temperatures outside warm the water.
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"Stay on the concierge floor."
"Ask for an interior room to avoid noise"
"Concierge Level 7 has a private lounge where you can have breakfast in the AM and happy hour at 5pm."
"We had a very quiet, courtyard room."
"Top Floor rooms get access to the lounge!"
US$224 - US$720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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