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76 out of 100

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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans

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8.8

Good (12,791 ratings)

New Orleans, United States - 

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Nearby Bourbon Street

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Nearby Royal Street

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280 m Canal Street

Hotel Overview

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a hotel that garners mixed reviews from its guests. Situated in a vibrant location, it offers a blend of luxury, unique cultural experiences, and a diverse array of amenities. While many visitors appreciate its charm and convenience, others have pointed out areas needing improvement.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Nature

Fitness

  1. Location: Situated in a lively area, offering easy access to local attractions and entertainment.
  2. Ambiance: A unique blend of local culture and luxury that enchants guests.
  3. Amenities: Diverse facilities, including a pool and fitness center, cater to guests' needs for relaxation and activity.
  4. Staff: Friendly and attentive staff enhancing the overall experience of the guests.
  5. Events: Hosts a variety of events that showcase local culture and provide entertainment to guests.
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Area for improvement

Wi-Fi

Safety

  1. Noise Level: Some guests find the hotel's vibrant location leads to disturbances, affecting their rest.
  2. Room Quality: Variability in room standards, with some guests noting rooms in need of updates or repairs.
  3. Cost: Many guests find the hotel’s pricing to be on the higher side, impacting its value for money.
  4. Service Inconsistencies: While the staff are generally praised, some guests experience lapses in service quality.
  5. Parking: Limited and expensive parking options create inconvenience for guests with vehicles.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Parking available

Parking available

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

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RateScore

Total 12,791 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.2

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8.2

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8.6

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4.5/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

65 Reviews

8.2 / 10

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booking

2,290 Reviews

8.2 / 10

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expedia

1,611 Reviews

8.6 / 10

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google

2,961 Reviews

4.5 / 5

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tripadvisor

5,864 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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2,961+ People Are Talking

Property

Fitness

Nature

Service

Pool

Location

Amenities

Food

Cleanliness

Bar

Bathroom

Breakfast

Atmosphere

Transit

Family

Sleep

Beach

Parking

Couples

Accessibility

Kitchen

Nightlife

Restaurant

Wi-Fi

Wellness

Gym

Spa

Business

Safety

Hot Tub

Entertainment

Air Conditioning

Property was mentioned 671 times

9% Negative84% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Margie Garcia5 months ago
5/5Google icon

Beautiful location. The property is well maintained. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. The rooms are great, my personal favorite is by the pool. We had a nice deck which we used daily. Large resort with a few restaurants on site. We loved the proximity to the airport -only a 10 minute drive. They do offer shuttle services to the airport. You have great ocean views and are pretty close to other attractions. It's a small island but do recommend renting a car to get around if you are interested in seeing other attractions.

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Verified Hotel Guest5 months ago

Positive: The grounds of this hotel and the setting are beautiful. The updated rooms are bright and fresh, the bed and linens are comfy. The grounds are beautifully maintained and the staff were lovely. The beach is beautiful and the bay mostly calm. Negative: The property is big and everything is very spread out. Unless you valet you'll be doing a lot of walking back and forth to your car. The check in desk is far from the entrance and most rooms. It suffers from a lack of food and beverage options.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 483

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Number of floors 7

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Year Built 1969

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

13

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216

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34

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Bourbon Street

Nearby

Royal Street

Nearby

Canal Street

280 m

Saenger Theatre

490 m

Caesars Superdome

1.33 km

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Getting around

Canal at Bourbon Stop

210 m

New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

5.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY)

14 km

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Restaurants

Bourbon Street Drinkery

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The Beach On Bourbon

Nearby

Famous Door

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Prohibition

Nearby

Crescent City Pizza Works

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

63 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

36 out of 100

Unsafe

New Orleans safety index

Safety

Crime

76

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

76 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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53

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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62

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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74

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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64

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

61

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

61 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

65

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Mugging or robbery  59/100

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Car theft  53/100

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Car break-ins  66/100

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Home break-ins  54/100

Violent crime severity

High

65

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Physical attacks  59/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  46/100

Other crime severity

High

71

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Insult or harassment in public  62/100

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Corruption or bribery  57/100

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Drug problem  66/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.4 - $3.5

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Coffee

$3.7 - $8.2

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4.6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$18.3 - $45.8

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.8 - $4.1

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.7 - $2.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$73.3 - $229

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$11 - $27.5

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.2 - $13.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $4.6

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Public transport, monthly pass

$64.1 - $164.9

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8 - $1.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$39.4 - $100.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$55 - $182.3

Weather In New Orleans

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Precipitation In New Orleans

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.57

PM1015

42

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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