Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star romantic boutique property in New Orleans' French Quarter

Elegant French Quarter sanctuary

This elegant hideaway offers quiet privacy in the midst of French Quarter revelry. The Soniat House is only 2 blocks from the Southern celebration at Bourbon Street, and a leisurely 3 block stroll from Jackson Square and the soaring St. Louis Cathedral.

Genteel, historic gem

The Soniat House comprises 3 beautifully restored adjoining 19th century townhouses that radiate genuine Southern genteel charm and refinement. Breakfast is served on silver trays in your room or in the private courtyards, and guests receive complimentary all-access passes to the nearby historic New Orleans Athletic Club.

Old world charm, modern amenities

Rooms at the Soniat house are individually decorated and furnished with handpicked antiques, from grand chandeliers to exquisite rugs. Frette® bathrobes and Egyptian cotton linens accompany complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, flat-screen TVs, and iPod® docking stations.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Intricate wrought-iron balconies overlook Chartres Street in this 3.5-star French Quarter restoration. The Soniat House’s private courtyards feature the relaxing sounds of a fountain in the shade of palm fronds, creating a magical, romantic atmosphere. Antique French, English, and Italian furniture and decorative objects can be found through this luxury boutique hotel, which has the distinction of being New Orleans’ only Small Luxury Hotel of the World.

Soniat House guests receive complimentary all-access passes to the New Orleans Athletic Club including its state-of-the-art exercise equipment, multitude of classes, indoor pool, spa, sauna, and steam room. The hotel’s wine cellar features a handpicked selection wines, and the guests can enjoy a cocktail of their own making in the lounge. Valet parking is available for a fee, and the concierge can help make any arrangements. The Soniat House is a smoke-free environment.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • One meeting room 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 33 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1829 

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually furnished 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Room service 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Enjoy Southern specialties like hot, homemade buttermilk biscuits and jam served on elegant silver trays either in the comfort of your room, or in the lush courtyards. Fresh pressed orange juice and French café au lait are the perfect refreshments to start the day. Yoghurt, gluten free toast, and a boiled egg are but a few of the additional breakfast options available with a day’s notice.

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 10 years old are not allowed at this property. All guests 10 or older are welcome.

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.

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 39 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 10 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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