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Get an overview of this hotelNew 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.

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 business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1858 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 21 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 20 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 483 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1969 
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Family Friendly Amenities

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

Room Amenities

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

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.

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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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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.

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.

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.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 16 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 45 per night
  • 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
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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