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Located in French Quarter, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is adjacent to Bourbon Street and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Jackson Square. 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 French Market and National World War II Museum.
Enjoy dining at Desire Oyster Bar, one of 4 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.
A flat-screen TV comes with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include an iPod dock, a refrigerator, and a coffee maker.
Royal Sonesta New Orleans features a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Valet parking is available for USD 41 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with securing valuables, tours or tickets, and dry cleaning/laundry. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 21 meeting rooms, and conference space.
- Walking distance to Jackson Square and French Market
- Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Renovations & Closures
- Swimming pool
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 New Orleans features street-level shopping, a casual oyster bar, and a gourmet restaurant serving French and Creole cuisine. Five lounges — 1 opening right onto Bourbon Street — are also featured.
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans 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.
- Number of bars/lounges - 5
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Poolside bar
- Conference space
- Express check-out
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 21
- Year Built 1969
- Pool cabanas (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Pool sun loungers
- Free WiFi
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Free wired Internet
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Outdoor pool
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 1858
- Luggage storage
- Number of restaurants - 4
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- 24-hour business center
- Concierge services
- Conference space size (feet) - 20000
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Banquet hall
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 483
- Number of floors - 7
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired 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. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.
This New Orleans hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.
- Premium bedding
- Designer toiletries
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Turndown service
- Daily housekeeping
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Separate bathtub and shower
- iPod docking station
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Number of bathrooms -
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Pillowtop mattress
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Desire 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.
The Jazz Playhouse - Dine on appetizers and sip cocktails while enjoying New Orleans' jazz talent. Open daily.
Daiquiri Delight Shop - Serves daiquiris in an ice-cream parlor setting.
Le Booze - A bar facing Bourbon Street offering cocktails, a wide variety of whiskeys, and casual fare.
Nearby Things to Do
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans 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.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Golfing 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 starts at 4 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Minimum check-in age is 21
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.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- 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.
- Breakfast fee: between USD 16 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
- 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. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Limited Time Offer: USD 75 Tour Voucher
Book a stay in a rate plan displaying the “USD 75 tour voucher” green tag now-December 31, 2018 for travel now-January 31, 2019, and receive a USD 75 tour discount vouchers to be used as follows: USD 7.50 off 9 AM Gray Line's Super City Tour, per person; USD 12.50 off 2 PM Steamboat NATCHEZ Jazz Cruise with lunch, per person; USD 12.50 off 9 AM Swamp & Bayou Tour, per person; USD 42.50 off full-day plantation/brunch/swamp tour, per person.
Full details at check-in. Offer can be redeemed in advance through calling an Expedia Local Expert Concierge in New Orleans or upon arrival by presenting coupon at the Expedia Local Expert welcome desk in the French Quarters. Offer only valid for activities booked through an Expedia Local Expert concierge. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Tour discount vouchers have no cash value and are non-transferable. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability of tours & activities at time of redemption. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.