Get an overview of this hotelNew Orleans French Quarter hotel, on Bourbon St

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

 Guest Highlights

  • Good location
  • Pool
  • Helpful staff
  • Clean guestrooms
  • WiFi could've been better

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 New Orleans 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 The Jazz Playhouse.

Heart of the French Quarter

The 483 guestrooms at Royal Sonesta New Orleans, many with wrought-iron balconies, face the streets or an inner courtyard and feature modern decor, pillow top mattresses, and king size pillows. Guestrooms also include flat screen TVs, complimentary WiFi, iHome® clock radio, Keurig® coffee makers, and a mini refrigerator. Bathrooms include complimentary Crabtree & Evelyn® toiletries.

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

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 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.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 483 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • 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 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 21 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1858 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 21 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Desk 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Turndown service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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

  • 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.

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.

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)
  • 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.

Hotel Name

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  • Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
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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.


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