Royal Sonesta Hotel
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Lonely Planet review
Don’t the boys look fancy as they open the grand doors for you in their blue royal-guard–look tux and tails? Most times of year this hotel exudes a gracious charm, but the location is ground zero for the tourist excesses during Mardi Gras (staff grease the pillars to keep revelers from climbing up to the balconies). Still, the nearly 500 rooms provide classy retreats from the strip clubs and lousy cover bands. The Mystic Den is a dignified old bar – perfect for a civilized gin and tonic.
Our independent authors have visited Royal Sonesta Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in French Quarter.
Services & facilities
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Poolside bar
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
- 24-hour front desk
- Air conditioning
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Babysitting or childcare
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free Wi-Fi
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Fitness facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Smoke-free property
- Concierge services
- Outdoor pool
Description provided by property
With a stay at Royal Sonesta Hotel, you'll be centrally located in New Orleans, steps from New Orleans Musical Legends Park and minutes from Historic New Orleans Collection. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of New Orleans Pharmacy Museum and Cigar Factory New Orleans and Museum.
Make yourself at home in one of the 483 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare.
Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Planning an event in New Orleans? This hotel has 20000 square feet (1858 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request).
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