4.5 out of 5

Located in New Orleans (French Quarter), Royal Sonesta New Orleans is minutes from New Orleans Musical Legends Park and Historic New Orleans Collection.

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

Make yourself at home in one of the 483 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators 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.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. 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 24 hours).

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 — 1 opening right onto Bourbon Street — are also featured.

The Royal Sonesta has an outdoor courtyard pool, 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. Free WiFi is available throughout and valet parking is provided for a daily fee.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 483 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • 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 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 21 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1858 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 21 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • 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  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Video-game console 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Desk 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Turndown service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • 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 a chemical-free, salt-based 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 featuring cardio machines, built-in TVs, free weights, and strength machines.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 30 lb)

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

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 25.00 per person (one way)
  • 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.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.