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New Orleans French Quarter hotel, on Bourbon St

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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.

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Royal Sonesta Hotel

Renovations

Renovations

The property is renovating until 31 December 2014 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • One of the dining venues
The following facilities will be closed until 31 December 2014 (date subject to change):
  • One of the dining venues
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.
Hotel Amenities

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 — 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
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 483
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Fitness facilities
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Elevator/lift
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1858
  • Number of meeting rooms - 20
  • Year Built 1969
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Family Friendly Amenities

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare
Internet

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Video-game console
  • Premium bedding
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Climate control
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • 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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Where to Eat

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.

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Nearby Things to Do

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
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Accessibility

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
Hotel Policies

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property will charge a one-night deposit at booking plus a USD30 per day security charge at check-in for stays from February 12 to 17, 2014. To obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

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Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, 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.

Special policies:

This property will charge a one-night deposit at booking plus a USD30 per day security charge at check-in for stays from February 12 to 17, 2014. To obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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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Awards & Affiliations

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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