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New Orleans French Quarter hotel, on Bourbon St

Taste of Bourbon St.

This French Quarter hotel is directly on lively Bourbon Street, just 6 blocks from Jackson Square and 2 blocks from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line.

Authentic New Orleans experience

The Royal Sonesta Hotel offers all-day dining at the casual streetside bistro, Desire Oyster Bar. Specialty appetizers, cocktails, and live jazz are featured 7 nights a week at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse.

Heart of the French Quarter

The 483 guestrooms at Royal Sonesta Hotel, many with wrought-iron balconies, face the streets or an inner courtyard and feature modern decor, free WiFi, and CD players.


The Overview

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
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Room service
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 483
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Computer rental
  • Concierge services
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Fitness facilities
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Event catering
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Elevator/lift
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Patio
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 1969
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Garage parking (surcharge)
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 1858
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 20
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 20000
  • Secretarial services
  • Security guard
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tour assistance
  • Translation services
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Connect

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Parking

Valet parking (surcharge), Garage parking (surcharge)


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

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.

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Out and About

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.

  • Running track/path nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Aerobics nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Accessibility

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


Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


Pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa


Pack your pet

Pets allowed, Pet policy - dogs and cats only, 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.

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Fees
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A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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