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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans vs Bourbon Orleans Hotel

Both Bourbon Orleans Hotel and Royal Sonesta New Orleans are praised by professionals. Overall, Royal Sonesta New Orleans scores slightly better than Bourbon Orleans Hotel. Royal Sonesta New Orleans is ranked #5 in New Orleans with recommendations from 14 reviews like Zagat, Lonely Planet and The Telegraph.

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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Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
8 / 10
717 Orleans St., New Orleans, LA 70116
From $149 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Fodor's Fodor's
"With a location that's about as central as it gets, plus upgraded, spacious guest rooms, this lodging remains one of the most popular options on Bourbon Street." Full review
Oyster Oyster
Upper-middle-range
"A grand Southern hotel with a haunting past, the Bourbon Orleans is home to a delicious Creole restaurant; a signature cocktail in its popular bar; and 218 attractive, elegant rooms." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"At Bourbon Street, across from the St. Louis Cathedral, this remarkable 1815 structure is a four-story evocation of Vieux Carre architecture with celery-green filigree." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Its elegant marble lobby strikes a demure tone and provides a dramatic contrast to the rowdy street scene outside."
BlackBook BlackBook
"Sensible and unpretentious, the Bourbon Orleans is the luxury hotel for those who feel the top of the line places get a bit too over the top."
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