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Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star New Orleans hotel in French Quarter

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business center

Where You'll Stay

Just steps from Bourbon Street, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is in French Quarter and within a 10-minute walk of Jackson Square. This luxury hotel is also close to French Market and National World War II Museum.

Your Guestroom

Step into one of the 483 fantastic rooms and take advantage of 24-hour room service, pillowtop beds and premium bedding. Refrigerators, iPod docks and coffee makers are also available for your convenience.

Property Perks

Guests of this hotel can enjoy a nightclub, an outdoor pool and limo/town car service. Toast your day with drinks and dinner at Desire Oyster Bar, one of 4 restaurants, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, you'll find a fitness center, a gift shop/newsstand and a 24-hour business center.

Free!

Save your money for fun outside the hotel with free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 16 November 2018 to 15 February 2019 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

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.

  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 21 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Nightclub 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1858 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ballroom 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 483 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English

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 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

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.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing 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

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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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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.

Limited Time Offer: USD 75 Tour Voucher

Book a stay in a rate plan displaying the “USD 75 tour voucher” green tag now-December 31, 2018 for travel now-January 31, 2019, and receive a USD 75 tour discount vouchers to be used as follows: USD 7.50 off 9 AM Gray Line's Super City Tour, per person; USD 12.50 off 2 PM Steamboat NATCHEZ Jazz Cruise with lunch, per person; USD 12.50 off 9 AM Swamp & Bayou Tour, per person; USD 42.50 off full-day plantation/brunch/swamp tour, per person.

Full details at check-in. Offer can be redeemed in advance through calling an Expedia Local Expert Concierge in New Orleans or upon arrival by presenting coupon at the Expedia Local Expert welcome desk in the French Quarters. Offer only valid for activities booked through an Expedia Local Expert concierge. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Tour discount vouchers have no cash value and are non-transferable. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability of tours & activities at time of redemption. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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