Published Date:  Sunday, February 28, 2016

Royal Sonesta New Orleans Named in  U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Hotels Rankings

NEW ORLEANS (February 29, 2016)  – Royal Sonesta New Orleans has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Hotels Rankings, an annual evaluation of luxury hotels that offer high-quality amenities and exceptional experiences.

Royal Sonesta New Orleans is ranked in the top 10 Best New Orleans Hotels, as well as Best Louisiana Hotels. It also is ranked #1 among the Sonesta Collection properties included in the rankings.

“Achieving placement in this highly regarded ranking of hotels is an honor and testament to the uncompromising hospitality and authentic New Orleans experience we seek to provide our guests,” said Royal Sonesta New Orleans General Manager Alfred Groos. “We’re particularly excited as this news follows a significant renovation we recently completed throughout the property.”

The Best Hotels methodology combines a hotel’s industry accolades with expert and guest reviews and hotel class ratings. The rankings feature more than 2,500 hotels across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

About Royal Sonesta New Orleans:

Located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter and steps away from some of the city’s finest shopping and visitor attractions, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a hub of authentic jazz, vibrant night life and refined southern design. The hotel is home to several dining and entertainment venues, including Restaurant R’evolution, Bar R’evolution, Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, Desire Oyster Bar, Le Booze and PJ’s Coffee Café. In addition to world-class amenities, Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers 20,000 square feet of meeting and special event space. With 483 newly appointed rooms, including 36 suites, the luxurious hotel is one of 66 properties within the Sonesta Collection. For more information, visit or call 504-586-0300.