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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans vs Audubon Cottages

Both hotels are praised by those who travel for a living. Overall, Royal Sonesta New Orleans ranks slightly higher than Audubon Cottages. Royal Sonesta New Orleans comes in at 88 with recommendations from 14 publications such as Jetsetter, Gayot and Travel + Leisure.

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans
8 / 10
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
From $126 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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Frommer's Frommer's
"The contrast between the hurly-burly of Bourbon Street and the Sonesta's elegant lobby couldn't be greater -- this is one of the classiest hotels in the Quarter." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"The Royal Sonesta is Bourbon Street’s swankiest hotel, and guests can customize it to their level of party pleasure." Full review
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Low-key travelers should ask for a hushed interior room deep in the property.
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Covering almost a block in the Quarter, this hotel is like a little village with its own shops, cafés, courtyards, and personalities."
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Ask to be as far away from Bourbon Street as possible to avoid street noise.
Star Service Star Service
"Spacious and beautifully appointed public rooms with marble floors, fountains and crystal chandeliers make this a prime rendezvous for locals and visitors. " Full review
Gayot Gayot
"French style and New Orleans panache come together in this hotel's long, wide lobby, which is flanked by one of the French Quarter's lushest courtyards."
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Audubon Cottages
Audubon Cottages
8 / 10
509 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70112
From $417 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Pool
  • Dry Cleaning
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Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"With a gorgeous Tuscan-style courtyard complete with a heated saltwater pool... and a central location in the French Quarter, the Audubon Cottages is a great pick for travelers looking to splurge." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"One of the most intimate choices in the Quarter, composed of one- and two-bedroom cottages arranged around what is claimed to be New Orleans' oldest pool, set in a refurbished sculpture garden." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"With just seven private cottages (including the former residence of John James Audubon), this lovely inn offers guests an intimate, personal and very private New Orleans experience."
Fodor's Fodor's
"Seven one- and two-bedroom cottages in the heart of the French Quarter are a luxury retreat that supply a wonderful sense of privacy." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
8.0
"Along with the much-loved Soniat House on Chartres Street, this 18th-century Creole inn is the most intimate boutique hotel in the French Quarter." Full review
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