$143 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: May 11, 2014 Check-out: May 14, 2014

Omni Royal Orleans

4 stars
621 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70140
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
131 reviews
Excellent hotel

Very well run with a great staff. Queen size deluxe ro was very nice but the rooms in general are... See full review

  • Ready for more
  • Apr 5, 2014
Location location location

Stayed at the Omni for 3 nights and could not have been happier with it. The location is perfect,... See full review

  • Henny8
  • Mar 23, 2014
Luxury hotel with fashionable French Quarter address
The Omni Royal Orleans is an award-winning hotel that dates back to the 1800s when the city's first European-style Creole hotel opened on the site. Today, an elegant marble lobby lit by crystal chandeliers sets the tone for gracious accommodations. Richly appointed rooms and a posh restaurant draw appreciating crowds. Special touches such as a complimentary shoeshine and old fashioned barber shop take it a notch above.            
Highlights
  • Complimentary shoeshine
  • Old fashioned barber shop
  • The Sensational Kids program provides books and games and a backpack of goodies upon check-in for youngsters
  • Complimentary rooftop fitness center with state of the art equipment and outdoor pool and terrace
Rooms

Each of the 346 rooms and suites is decorated in a 19th century French style and offers a full complement of amenities including an iron and ironing board, coffee maker, fully stocked refreshment center, robes, hair dryer, flat-screen TV with pay-per-view movies and Nintendo 64 video games, in-room safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, three dual-line speakerphones with voicemail.  Some rooms and all suites have balconies.  Suites include sofa beds, extra living space, and some include Jacuzzis, wet bars and other extras.

Features

The award-winning Rib Room, known for its French rotisserie, mesquite grill and wine list, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Local antique dealers are known to hang at the Rib Room bar, famous for its washbucket martini -- a large drink mixed tableside by a hostess. Touché bar with an entrance on Royal Street serves light bites and cocktails for lunch and dinner. The seasonal La Riviera serves continental breakfast, light lunch and a poolside daiquiri.  Room service is available 24 hours a day. Valet parking is available (fees apply). There is a rooftop fitness center and a rooftop outdoor heated pool and observation deck with views of the French Quarter and the Mississippi River.

Transportation
  • Louis Armstrong International Airport (12 miles)
Attractions
  • French Quarter
  • Bourbon Street
  • Preservation Hall
  • St. Louis Cathedral
Business
  • Pinnacle-award winner for meeting services 10 years running
  • 17 flexible meeting rooms for more than 400
  • In-house AV staff and equipment
  • Free Wi-Fi in public spaces and guest rooms for Select Guest members

Omni Royal Orleans Rooms

Petite Room 1 Queen
Petite Room 1 Queen Bed. Approx. 108 sq ft. Some feature a limited view of the courtyard.
Deluxe Room 1 Queen
Deluxe Room 1 Queen Bed. Approx. 125 sq ft. Featuring French and Creole accents. Some feature limited view of the courtyard.
Premier Room with a View 1 King
Premier Room with a View 1 King Bed. Approx. 150 sq ft. Featuring French and Creole accents as well as a view of St. Louis or Royal street.
Premier Room 2 Doubles
Premier Room 2 Double Beds. Approx. 150 sq ft. Featuring French and Creole accents as well as a view of St. Louis or Royal street.
Premier Room with Balcony 1 King
Premier Room with a Balcony 1 King Bed. Approx. 150 sq ft. Balcony overlooking St. Louis or Royal St. Located on 2nd or 4th floors.
Deluxe Room with Balcony 1 Queen
Deluxe Room with Balcony 1 Queen Bed. Approx. 125 sq ft. Featuring French and Creole Accents. Exterior room facing the front St. Louis Street.
Deluxe Rm 2 Doubles with Balcony
Deluxe Room 2 Double Beds with Balcony. Featuring French and Creole accents. Exterior rooms facing the front St. Louis Street.
One Bedroom Suite 1 King
One Bedroom Suite 1 King Bed. Approx. 300 sq ft. Corner room with living room. Door separates living room from bedroom. Features coffee table and queen sofa bed.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
24 hour security
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Exercise gym
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Coffee shop
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express check in
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
FAX
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Currency exchange
News stand
Audio visual equipment
Projector
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
Turndown service
Temperature control
Electronic door locks
Dining guide
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors

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Hotel Map

29.9559 -90.0655
Area served
New Orleans City Center
Nearby airports
Louis Armstrong Airport, (MSY), 16.00, MI, E;
Area description
City Center

Nearby points of interest

  • Crescent City Brewhouse: 0.1 mi
  • Preservation Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Jackson Square: 0.2 mi
  • Musee Conti Wax Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Bourbon Street: 0.2 mi
  • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Folklife and Visitor Center: 0.4 mi
  • Entergy IMAX Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Aquarium of The Americas: 0.4 mi
  • New Orleans School of Glass Works: 0.5 mi
  • Storyville: 0.5 mi
  • Riverwalk Marketplace: 0.5 mi
  • American Aquatic Gardens: 0.8 mi
  • Louisiana State Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Contemporary Arts Center: 0.9 mi
  • Crescent City Brewhouse: 0.1 mi
  • Preservation Hall: 0.2 mi
  • Jackson Square: 0.2 mi
  • Musee Conti Wax Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Bourbon Street: 0.2 mi
  • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Folklife and Visitor Center: 0.4 mi
  • Entergy IMAX Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Aquarium of The Americas: 0.4 mi
  • New Orleans School of Glass Works: 0.5 mi
  • Storyville: 0.5 mi
  • Riverwalk Marketplace: 0.5 mi
  • American Aquatic Gardens: 0.8 mi
  • Louisiana State Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Contemporary Arts Center: 0.9 mi
  • Algiers Point: 1 mi
  • Louisiana Superdome: 1 mi
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome: 1 mi
  • New Orleans Arena: 1.1 mi
  • Port of New Orleans: 1.5 mi
  • East Tennessee Historical Center: 1.7 mi
  • Bywater Historic District: 1.9 mi
  • Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden: 2.7 mi
  • New Orleans Museum of Art: 2.7 mi
  • Carousel Gardens: 3.3 mi
  • Amistad Research Center: 3.4 mi
  • City Park New Orleans: 3.6 mi
  • Riverbend: 3.9 mi
  • State Capital Publishing Museum: 4 mi
  • Audubon Zoo: 4.6 mi
  • Lakefront Arena: 5.2 mi
  • Six Flags New Orleans: 10.2 mi

Dining

Rib Room
Winner of the prestigious Zagat Award the Rib Room serves prime rib and other beef specialties plus fowl and seafood prepared on giant French rotisseries and mesquite grills. Open daily 630am-1030am plus 1130am-2pm and 6pm-10pm. Open Sundays 1130am-230pm for brunch.
Rib Room Bar
The Rib Room Bar has become famous as the home of the Washbucket Martini and is a favorite with local antique dealers and celebrities as well as politicians and tourists alike. Open daily 1130am-10pm.
Touche Bar
With its entrance just off Royal Street which has many antique stores and galleries the Touche Bar has been serving locals and tourists in a relaxed setting. The best Mint Juleps in New Orleans are served here plus light meals including salads sandwiches and light entrees. Open daily 11am-Midnight.
La Riviera Poolside Service Seaonal
This delightful poolside oasis is open daily from April through October 1130am-6pm hours and offers a light menu and features its famous frozen daiquiris. La Riviera offers a spectacular view of the city and the Mississippi River.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (131)

Ratings and reviews for Omni Royal Orleans

Overall score

4.2 / 5
131 out of 131
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.8
Value:
4

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

5
Twinkle S
Pasadena, California
Nov 16, 2013

Great hotel for first time visitors

This beautiful hotel is in a convenient location in the French Quarter. Close to antique shops and Jackson Square, and many other sites. The room was large, quiet, and very comfortable. The hotel restaurant is also very nice. Not knowing much about New Orleans, this was a fantastic choice for me and my husband.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

3
Anonymous
Riverside, California
Jun 30, 2010

Cramped Quarters!

The staff at the Omni was great! I should have paid more attention to the word "PETITE" in the room description. The room was VERY small. The bathroom had a pedestal sink and NO PLACE to set anything! I would not stay there again for that reason alone. For 2 people - you need more room!!! No place to leave an open suitcase either.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

5
Anonymous
Galveston, Tx
Jun 29, 2010

Perfect!

Everything from check in to check out was perfect. Super friendly and very professional staff. The location was perfect, close enough to Bourbon Street to enjoy but far enough to leave it behind at the end of the night! Right in the middle of everything, but still quiet and peaceful in the rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Just around the corner from the hotel is the Oceana (sp)Grill. Ask for specific directions, it is worth the short walk. Excellent FRESH seafood. No shortages and very reasonably priced. So many places to choose from, just ask the bellmen.....they will not steer you wrong!

Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

4
grrrls
Sonoma, CA
Jun 21, 2010

Gorgeous hotel, but noisy...

This was a gorgeous hotel in a great location. The staff was top-notch! Really our only complaint is that the walls are super thin and you can hear EVERYTHING - we heard everything from the drunks in the hallway at night trying to find their room to the maids knocking on every door in the morning for room service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

NOLA's and K-Paul's are just a block away!

Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
baton rouge, la
Jun 14, 2010

Great location

great location, but the room was small. the size didn't really matter since you are only there to sleep.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

K-paul's is across the street and it was excellent

Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

3
Anonymous
FL
Jun 14, 2010

New Orleans

Hotel is Nice. Good Location. Watch the Valet parking very sub par. I understand that parking is nigh but when you are paying $35 a night to park on top of the hotel stay they should take care of your car better. We would not stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
2
Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

4
Ken and Nancy
Annapolis, MD
Jun 1, 2010

Ideal Location in New Orleans

The hotel was perfectly located for visiting New Orleans. In the French Quarter but far enough from the noise of Bourbon Street to make it nice. Located right in the heart of the antiques and art gallery stores and just a block or so from Jackson Square and three blocks form Canal Street - Central Business District.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
Three Rivers, MI
May 24, 2010

Great location!!!

We spent very little time at the hotel. However, it was in a great location. It was a short walk to Bourbon St., Jackson Square, and other great locations. The staff were friendly and the room was cleaned and sheets changed daily. Only complaint is that the cleaning staff threw away some souvenier items. When we reported this to the front desk, the staff didn't seem to care. Other than that, everything was great. We would definitely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
Boulder, CO
May 9, 2010

Great Location great service

The perfect location in the French Quarter. A short walk to everyplace you want to go and just far enough away to offer some quiet when you need it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Apr 18, 2010

Omni Royal Orleans trade offs

Price and location were excellent. Came for a conference 2 blocks away and it was an easy wall. Staff was always pleasant. Room was tiny but clean. Biggest problem was screaming (and I do mean screaming) water pipes when anyone used the plumbing. Woke us up with a start several times during the night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Smack in the middle of the Quarter so wear comfy shoes and wallk to dine or shop safely (with plenty of window shopping available along the way.) avoid Bourbon Street unless you've just turned 21 and want to know what drinking in volume is like.

Review of Omni Royal Orleans

Reviewer score

1
Anonymous
Houston, Texas
Jan 3, 2010

The Worst Hotel Experience!!!!!

The room was the size of a cracker box, literally the worst I have ever stayed in. When I asked for a bigger room as it was maybe 12 X 20 [...].

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
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