Best Hotel in the French Quarter: Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers a one-stop shop with accommodations, food, and amenities that will balance your New Orleans experience in the French Quarter.
If you are planning to attend Mardi Gras this year, this is the hotel for you! The staff is friendly, very professional, and made sure our stay was a memorable experience.
Whether you’ve visited the French Quarters in the past or this is a first-time experience, it can be overwhelming. It’s like the New York City of the South. Royal Sonesta New Orleans iconic presence and location will help maximize your time is this historical city.
We had the pleasure to stay in their R Club Level Guest Room which we recommend if you want to maximize your stay. The R Club Lounge Access includes:
Dedicated concierge staff on hand to personalize your stay
Daily 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Daily newspapers and magazines
Spacious lounge including a private terrace overlooking French Quarter
Complimentary high-speed wireless internet access
Guest desktop computer with printing capabilities
Culinary Offerings Daily to include:
Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Complimentary wine, beer, and hors-d’oeuvres
Nightly 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
“Grab and go” beverage station until 10 PM, for your convenience
Complimentary top tier wireless Internet access
L’Occitane bath products
Evening turndown service
Plush robes and slippers
Two complimentary bottles of water
King guest rooms with walk-in showers
Keurig coffee maker with PJ’s Coffee
Personal in-room safe
Other room options include: Various Suite options, Pool & Patio Rooms, and Balcony Rooms.
The pool area is quaint, quiet and relaxing. To our surprise, we did not hear any of the atmospheres from the street.
Food & Entertainment
Convenience at its best! Royal Sonesta, New Orleans offers, has various options for food and entertainment.
Playhouse – Great live music and the heart of New Orleans with a large accommodating bar.
Desire Oyster Bar – Great price points with Chargrilled Oysters and delicious seafood options from Crabcakes (one of our favorites) to Shrimp Remoulade; Fried Catfish and Chicken & Waffles.