Royal Sonesta New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana

In the heart of the French Quarter

In the heart of the French Quarter, the award-winning Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers the best of the Big Easy all under one roof in a resort-style setting. Walking distance to world-famous attractions, the hotel has 483 upscale guest rooms and is a hub of authentic jazz and refined Southern design, creating an experience unlike any other. The hotel is home to several dining and entertainment venues, and 20,000 square feet of meeting and special event space, in addition to world-class amenities.

Their team takes care of all the details by providing a dedicated convention services and catering team, as well as accommodation options for any conference. This includes:

o   483 upscale guestrooms, including 36 suites

o   More than 20,000 square feet of flexible event space can host up to 500 guests

o   The 5,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom, divisible into two sections.

o   Unique outdoor venue options that include a courtyard and terrace, which may be accessed through meeting space

o   Meeting concierge services that ensure your meeting details are in place, from initial room set up through handling last minute updates

o   Option for a VIP Bourbon Street box seat with the Bourbon Balcony Hospitality Suite, a favorite for groups and hospitality functions. This suite has space for a reception accommodating 10 to 175 people with a panoramic view of one of the most storied streets in the world!

o   Exclusive private event options with The Jazz Playhouse and Restaurant R’evolution, guaranteed to wow guests at your group events

o   Complimentary wireless internet in each guest room, along with all meeting spaces and public space

o   Outdoor heated pool, tropical courtyard, covered parking garage with valet, concierge services and 24-hour fitness room

Dining & Entertainment Venues

o   Restaurant R’evolution: Offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine, Restaurant R’evolution is a favorite for locals and visitors alike, featuring award-winning cuisine set in a refined atmosphere for a dining experience that’s beyond compare.

o   Desire Oyster Bar: A casual restaurant on world-famous Bourbon Street, Desire features a raw oyster bar where expert shuckers prepare fresh Gulf oysters and is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

o   The Jazz Playhouse: Offering live music, cocktails and small plates, this jazz club features New Orleans’ greatest jazz talents alongside international music legends in a luxurious and intimate venue.

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is located in the heart of the French Quarter, 16 miles from Louis Armstrong International Airport and steps from world-famous Mississippi Riverfront, restaurants, shops and historic sites that include: Jackson Square, French Market, Royal Street shopping, Woldenberg Park, and more.

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans makes lasting impressions with an unbeatable staff, and an incredible location within an indescribable city. Long story short, it’s nothing short of magic.

Accommodations + Meetings

Meeting Specs

  • Meeting Room Space
    20,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Number of Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Meeting Room
    5,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Second Largest Meeting Room
    2,500 Sq. Ft.

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Lodging Options

  • Number of Sleeping Rooms
  • Number of Suites

Year Property Built


Year of Last Renovation


Nearest Major Airport:  Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)

Distance from Airport:  16 miles  /  23 minutes

Area Member DMC:  ACCENT – DMC

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