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Get an overview of this hotelNew Orleans French Quarter hotel, on Bourbon St

With a stay at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, you'll be centrally located in New Orleans, steps from New Orleans Musical Legends Park and minutes from Historic New Orleans Collection.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of New Orleans Pharmacy Museum and Cigar Factory New Orleans and Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 483 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Planning an event in New Orleans? This hotel has 20000 square feet (1858 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This New Orleans hotel is in the French Quarter on Bourbon St, 6 blocks from Jackson Square and one half-mile from Harrah's New Orleans Casino.

The Royal Sonesta Hotel features street-level shopping, a casual oyster bar, and a gourmet restaurant serving French and Creole cuisine. Two lounges — one opening right onto Bourbon Street — are also featured.

The Royal Sonesta has an outdoor courtyard pool, complimentary fitness center, 24-hour business center and 20 conference rooms, interior patios, and a dedicated concierge desk. A ballroom is also available and wedding services can be arranged. The hotel basic wireless Internet access throughout and garage parking (surcharges). Dogs and cats up to 30 pounds are permitted (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 483 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 21 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1858 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 20 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Video-game console 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Turndown service 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Climate control 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Room service 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Desire Bistro & Oyster Bar - Guests can sample fresh Louisiana seafood and Creole delicacies for lunch and dinner in this casual spot. Breakfast is served in this bistro from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Daquiri Delight Shop - Serves daquiris in an ice-cream parlor setting.

Irving Mayfield Jazz Playhouse - Grammy and Billboard Award-winning jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield proudly presents Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse, showcasing New Orleans' greatest jazz talent and serving your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious venue on the lobby level 7 nights a week!.

Restaurant R'evolution – Contemporary reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine.

PJ's Coffee Café - Café open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering a selection of coffees and teas along with freshly baked pastries, paninis and soup.

Le Booze - A bar facing Bourbon Street offering snacks and cigars.

Nearby Things to Do

The Royal Sonesta Hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool in an enclosed courtyard. Pool cabanas and pool sun loungers are also available at a surcharge. A complimentary fitness center is also on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 30

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 16 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 45 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 41 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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