The Royal Sonesta Hotel
It’s jazzy. It’s elegant. It’s unmistakably New Orleans. The Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans is right where your heart desires to be— in the French Quarter where the air is alive with atmosphere and originality. We celebrate the culture and friendliness of this rare and wonderful walking district.
The Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans is within walking distance of the central business district, Mississippi Riverfront, Jackson Square, world famous restaurants, historic sites, and nationally recognized museums. Louis Armstrong International Airport is 16 miles away, and the Convention Center, New Orleans Arena and Superdome are just blocks away.
Located in the heart of the French Quarter on world famous Bourbon Street, the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans displays a timeless elegance and refinement reminiscent of its European counterparts. This architectural gem features charming gabled windows, French doors, wrought-iron balconies and lush tropical courtyards, for an ambience that is distinctively European and unmistakably New Orleans.
The Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans has an array of beautifully appointed guest rooms, including a collection of 25 unique suites, all with views of the tropical courtyard, pool or French Quarter. All guest rooms include luxurious amenities, including flat screen TVs, in-room movies and video games, and pillow-top mattresses and king-size pillows. The exclusive RClub level features upgraded rooms and suites, plus private elevators, a club lounge and special amenities. For meetings and social events, the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans offers 20,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 5,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom, and our new Fleur de Lis Suite with courtyard access.
Often referred to as the "Jewel of the French Quarter,” the Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans offers great choices in dining and entertainment... all located within our doors.
- Desire Bistro & Oyster Bar, a casual street-side bistro overlooking Bourbon Street, serves up the city’s best shrimp po-boys, grilled oysters and other seafood specialties
- PJ's Coffee Cafe offers an array of specialty coffee drinks brewed with New Orleanians’ favorite locally roasted coffee as well as light breakfast and lunch fare including salads and hot Panini sandwiches.
- The best live jazz in the city at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse 7 nights a week.
- Opening in 2012 is R’evolution, helmed by world renowned chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto. This new signature restaurant will offer contemporary Creole cuisine—a marriage of Folse’s classic Southern approach and Tramonto’s contemporary new world style.
The Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans offers outstanding accommodations and an elegant ambience in a very desirable location. To book your stay and find our more about Travel Pass, our unique guest recognition program, visit us online at sonesta.com