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Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

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French Quarter, New Orleans
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  • Reserve123.com
    "Great place for people watching during Mardi Gras"(4 Tips)
    Tony A.
    "Only drawback is noise depending on time of year, but it is NOLA!"(5 Tips)
    Steven M.
    "Balconies over French Quarter."(3 Tips)
    Sara S.
    "Irvin Mayfield Jazz playhouse great music loving this jazz group!!"(9 Tips)
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  • Jennifer K.
    Jennifer KaneAugust 1, 2016
    Beautiful hotel right on bourbon st. GREAT location , very friendly and attentive staff. The manager even sent champagne and strawberries to our room for my 40th birthday!5 stars definitely recommend
  • David B.
    David BagwellJuly 21, 2013
    Nice hotel for couples and singles. Kids are not a great idea here. The location's front door being on Bourbon makes it really easy to get in on the action. The hotel staff are very friendly.
  • Bachelor10
    Bachelor10May 6, 2011
    The point is to have a room overlooking Bourbon Street so book here well in advance. If you’re worried about the noise, have one or two in the front & the rest facing the courtyard and pool out back. Read more
  • Carmen J.
    Carmen JenkinsOctober 20, 2011
    Nice hotel, helpful & friendly staff, great location! Malcolm the door man is awesome!! Tip: Let the shower run for about 15mins if u want a hot shower otherwise its lukewarm
  • Otel.com
    Otel.comMay 29, 2012
    There's definitely a lot to desire about the hotel's Desire Bistro & Oyster Bar. It offers scrumptious Louisiana seafood specialties, New Orleans' creole recipes and more.
  • Simon C.
    Simon ColeMarch 11, 2012
    Beautiful hotel, great spot on Bourbon St. We were in a balcony room on Bourbon St which was awesome for people watching and some bead throwing.
  • Monique S.
    Monique StearnsApril 24, 2016
    Hotel is so pretty! I don't think the rooms are worth $400 a night but the hotel it's self is beautiful!
  • Ricel A.
    Ricel AlmadovarDecember 24, 2014
    Cool to hang out in Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse. There's a $15 cover if you're not a hotel guest but def worth it!
  • Tony A.
    Tony AlexanderOctober 31, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    a great place to stay if you want to be on Bourbon Street... always clean and staff is great. Only drawback is noise depending on time of year, but it is NOLA!
  • Heena
    HeenaNovember 30, 2014
    Beautiful sitting area in the middle - would love to sit with a drink and read.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PolloneSeptember 18, 2015
    This is a great hotel in a great location. However, as of Sept 13, 2015, the hotel is undergoing a major renovation and we were awoken every day at 9:00am by drilling and hammering. Beware.
  • Tony A.
    Tony AlexanderJanuary 2, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    I've stayed here at least 10 times. Location is great, staff is too. Rooms on Bourbon St., even on the 5th floor, are very noisy. Hotel needs to deal with homeless in front of property sleeping.
  • Danie R.
    Danie RobledoJuly 31, 2011
    Great hotel within FQ, but you are right on bourbon so be prepared for noise, but more often than not, you will be the one making it
  • Alison F.
    Alison FernerApril 21, 2013
    If you value your sleep, don't book a street-facing room. The noise level was absurd and went all night long. Go for a courtyard room with a view of the pool instead.
  • Victor M.
    Victor MillerApril 24, 2013
    Great staff, central location, terrific grits. Makes life in the Quarter simple.
  • Reserve123.com
    Reserve123.comApril 30, 2012
    Great place for people watching during Mardi Gras- make friends with someone in a balcony room!
  • Morgan S.
    Morgan SJanuary 5, 2010
    If you pass the hotel itself, heading towards Canal on Bourbon, there is a small adjunct bar that is perfect for football watching away from crowds. Also, a damn fine bloody mary.
  • Adam S.
    Adam SegerJanuary 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    A Hum on the rocks after dinner is a great way to end your evening of Jazz at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse
  • Samsonite
    SamsoniteMay 3, 2011
    Enjoy crazy Bourbon Street from the view of the Royal Sonesta's Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse. There's no cover for Hotel guests!
  • Nicholas N.
    Great location. Accompanied by friendly staff and beautiful rooms.
  • Sara S.
    Sara SetayeshAugust 14, 2012
    At the Irvin Mayfield Jazz playhouse great music loving this jazz group!!
  • Chan V.
    Chan VandendaeleJanuary 26, 2014
    Great Christmas decoration in hotel corridor!
  • Jamz Y.
    Jamz YanezaNovember 28, 2013
    Inner covered courtyard with a fountain is a good place to relax.
  • Roger W.
    Roger WillisJanuary 30, 2016
    Great hotel bar and jazz lounge. The cocktails are good.
  • Impe
    ImpeMarch 4
    As always Sonesta is like home
  • Priya T.
    Priya TungrusAugust 28, 2015
    Not pleased. Works on Conti Street (from 7am!) which we were not informed of. Staff bordering on rude, and extremely bad concierge. Situated on Bourbon Street, noise comes in through windows. :-(
  • Max S.
    Max SuttonNovember 2, 2011
    I love this place its beautiful and the service is wonderful!!!
  • Monte H.
    Monte HarpeDecember 8, 2011
    Ask for Vinny. He will hook you up.
  • Doug R.
    Doug RuskAugust 12, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Look out for the attached bar...very pricey cocktails compared to the rest of Bourbon.
  • Jamz Y.
    Jamz YanezaNovember 28, 2013
    Courteous friendly staff.
  • Steven M.
    Steven MulderAugust 18, 2014
    Balconies over French Quarter.
  • Matt B.
    Matt BennettAugust 9, 2014
    Don't stay here if you're looking for quiet. Nice rooms.
  • Scott T.
    Scott TurnerFebruary 26, 2011
    No better place to spend Mardi Gras. Malcolm the door man is the MAN on Bourbon!
  • Carlos S.
    Carlos SilvaMay 24, 2013
    Irving mayfield jazz
  • Richard S.
    Richard SilverAugust 31, 2011
    Right in the Heart of all the action!
  • Robert D.
    Robert DeJesusJuly 14, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Malcolm likes to get pvt cabs for non speaking guest who charge 4x what a regular cab charges not cool!!
  • Scott M.
    Scott MillerApril 21, 2012
    Prepare yourself for this ridiculousness by bending over and grabbing your ankles.
  • Gina G.
    Gina GalloOctober 15, 2015
    Weddings here are beautiful!!
  • Sherie S.
    Sherie SwerdlowSeptember 18, 2015
    Renovated, great location.
  • Andrew H.
    Andrew HealanDecember 30, 2013
    great place to have sex with someone who is using an expense account.
  • Mike A.
    Mike AdamsOctober 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Grab a Cigar and people watch
  • Kristin S.
    Kristin SeayJuly 12, 2012
    Come listen to the jazz!
  • Madison F.
    Madison FosterMarch 26, 2013
    LOVE MALCOM THE DOORMAN
  • Richard F.
    Richard FOctober 30, 2010
    This is THE Dress Circle seating during Mardi Gras...;-)
  • Jon F.
    Jon FavreauJune 4, 2011
    Try the ice. Delicious
  • Crowd S.
    Crowd SportsJuly 6, 2010
    You know Mardi Gras has arrived when the poles are greased. Yes. You read that correctly. Read more
  • Brittany S.
    Brittany SummersFebruary 11, 2011
    Classy and elegant hotel.
  • Brigitte B.
    Brigitte BeltranAugust 31, 2014
    Buenos tragos, buena música y un ambiente más tranquilo en Bourbon
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