I booked this Hotel because of the rooftop pool and bar. It was completely closed for renovations. This was extremely disappointing. I come to NewOrleans often. The Jazz club was the best thing about the hotel. Way too overpriced. I was expecting more.
The Royal Sonesta is a beautiful hotel with many accommodations. It is situated right on Bourbon street. We went on Mardi Gras. Bourbon street was super packed and noisy and full of fun and excitement. When you walk into the Royal Sonesta, it becomes so quiet, so relaxing, so…
This hotel is right on Bourbon Street and is a very nice hotel. I enjoyed looking out my window at night and watching the people in the streets. However, it's a bit on the loud side so you might want to consider a room on the other side if you are not a fan of loud music till…
We travelled to New Orleans for a short break and chose the hotel on the recommendation of friends. We were not disappointed. Staff are excellent, the location is ideal and the rooms were very good. I would highly recommend the hotel in the future.
We've been to New Orleans quite a few times and each time we say we aren't going to stay in the French Quarter to stay away from all the craziness, however, we found this deal online for the Royal Sonesta and had a good reco from a friend and took a chance. I'm so glad we did! I…
"The hotel says it is non-smoking, but ash trays are available in certain patio/courtyard areas and even on the R-Club Lounge balcony"
"The rooms facing the pool have a nice patio area with a small table and chairs. That is a great place to enjoy morning coffee."
"Want less noise? Book on the inside of the hotel (courtyard)."
"Check out asap, and go elsewhere. Get inside room. Avoid valet parking."
"if you are looking to experience bourbon street without being on bourbon street the room with the balconies are awesome."