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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans vs Hilton New Orleans / St. Charles Avenue

Both hotels are recommended by expert writers. Overall, Royal Sonesta New Orleans ranks significantly higher than Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue. Royal Sonesta New Orleans is ranked #5 in New Orleans with endorsements from 14 reviewers such as Star Service, The Telegraph and Condé Nast Traveler.

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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Hilton New Orleans / St. Charles Avenue
Hilton New Orleans / St. Charles Avenue
7 / 10
333 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
From $105 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Rooms have some pizazz in the form of wild prints and designs, plus black marble vanities in the spacious bathrooms (tubs are small, though), newish bedding, and Lavazza coffee." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The Hilton New Orleans St. Charles Avenue makes the Big Easy's signature sights and sounds easily accessible." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"This property is on the streetcar line and Mardi Gras Parade Route, across from the InterContinental and three blocks from the French Quarter." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"The 250 guest rooms are nicely furnished in a traditional style and include 25 dignitary suites and a five-bedroom Grand Suite."
Zagat Zagat
4.2
"You're "off the party circuit" but it's still "easy to hit the sights" from this "finely appointed" chain outpost housed in a refurbished 1920s high-rise."
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