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The Royal Sonesta New Orleans vs Le Pavillon New Orleans

Both hotels are praised by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Royal Sonesta New Orleans ranks slightly higher than Le Pavillon Hotel. Royal Sonesta New Orleans has a TripExpert Score of 88 with approval from 14 publications including Fodor's, Star Service 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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Le Pavillon New Orleans
Le Pavillon New Orleans
8 / 10
833 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
From $109 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"It's now a member of Historic Hotels of America, and it feels like elegant old New Orleans in a way that, sadly, so few places do." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"One of the most regally sumptuous hotels in town, Le Pavillon offers up romantic spaces and attentive service." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"One of the city’s grande dames, Le Pavillon wears its crown lightly. The courtly staff evoke the days of gracious hotel service."
Star Service Star Service
"Every night, guests in the lobby are served the hotel's signature treat: peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches on silver trays with cold milk, hot chocolate and homemade whipped cream." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"This hotel stands out with its opulent formality. A doorman wearing a top hat and white gloves greets guests as they step into the entry portico adorned with tall columns."
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