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Royal Sonesta New Orleans places you in French Quarter, within a leisurely stroll of popular sights such as Jackson Square and French Market. This 483-room, 4.5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. In the historical district, it's also near Mercedes-Benz Superdome and New Orleans Jazz Park.
Enjoy dining at Desire Oyster Bar, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.
All 483 recently renovated rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels and video-game consoles. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Free bottled water, laptop-compatible safes, and phones are other standard amenities.
Royal Sonesta New Orleans features a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is USD 41 per day if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 25.00 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 21 meeting rooms, and conference space.
- Walking distance to Jackson Square and French Market
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
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 a 24-hour doorman, 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)
- 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
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Luggage storage
- Laundry facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Meeting rooms 21
- Multilingual staff
- Poolside bar
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Year Built 1969
- Number of restaurants - 3
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 20000
- Pool cabanas (surcharge)
- Pool sun loungers
- Conference space size (meters) - 1858
- Number of meeting rooms - 21
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Outdoor pool
- Free use of nearby fitness center
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Free WiFi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Valet parking (surcharge)
Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers 483 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and video-game consoles. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
- Video-game console
- Premium bedding
- Designer toiletries
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Turndown service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Daily housekeeping
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Private bathroom
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- iPod docking station
- In-room massage available
- Room service (24 hours)
- Pillowtop mattress
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
- 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 property 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
This property will charge 1-night deposit approximately 72 hours prior to arrival for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- 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
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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.