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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans vs Bienville House

Both Bienville House and Royal Sonesta New Orleans are highly recommended by writers. Overall, Royal Sonesta New Orleans ranks significantly higher than Bienville House. Royal Sonesta New Orleans scores 88 with approval from 14 publications like DK Eyewitness, BlackBook and Jetsetter.

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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Bienville House
Bienville House
8 / 10
320 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
From $129 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
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Fodor's Fodor's
"Located near the Mississippi River, the Bienville's guest rooms are furnished with antiques, and attractions in the Quarter and the CBD are nearby." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Mid-Range
"Straddling two busy French Quarter streets, the historic Bienville House is as an urban oasis, with tropical rooftop terraces and a soothing courtyard." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"These units are just as lovely as the other digs, and they are also some of the quietest rooms in this part of the city. " Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Well located a few blocks into the French Quarter, the Bienville offers good access to the convention center, Harrah'€™s casino and the CBD."
The Telegraph The Telegraph
8.0
"There’s an intimate yet stately feel to this low-profile property on the edges of the French Quarter, and the historic tradition of hospitality in this location shines through despite its modest size." Full review
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