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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans vs Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville

Both hotels are praised by those who travel for a living. On balance, Royal Sonesta New Orleans scores significantly better than Courtyard New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville. Royal Sonesta New Orleans has a TripExpert Score of 88 with endorsements from 14 publications like Lonely Planet, Not For Tourists and Star Service.

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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Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville
Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville
7 / 10
910 Iberville St., New Orleans, LA 70112
From $129 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Laundy Room
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Yes, ring a special button, "ask for the sun" (they say themselves), and your own personal Jeeves will fetch it for you." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"This is the downscale segment of the Ritz-Carlton but it is still pretty luxe."
Star Service Star Service
"Often housing the nannies and entourages for visiting celebrities booked into the R-C, this hotel welcomes guests into a tranquil second-floor lobby. " Full review
Oyster Oyster
Upper-middle-range
"Courtyard New Orleans Downtown/Iberville is a great value mid-range property that's convenient for both business travelers and tourists who want a clean and quiet base to explore the French Quarter." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"We love the open and inviting feel of the lobby at this contemporary Courtyard location, which sits on the edge of the French Quarter, close to everything."