Experience the Holidays at Royal Snownesta | 2018

From our kickoff event to memorable feasts and package getaway stays, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is ready to roll out an entire array of holiday fun and revelry for the 2018 season! Lasting holiday memories begin and end at Royal Sonesta New Orleans...

Holiday Choirs

December - Weekdays at 12 noon

Royal Sonesta New Orleans holiday decor

Each weekday at 12 noon during the month of December, elementary and high school choirs from across the metro area spread holiday cheer with musical performances in the hotel’s main lobby.

Plan to top in throughout the season to enjoy the hotel’s elaborate holiday décor, including its dazzling arcade of real Christmas trees.


Royal Teddy Bear Tea

December 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23 at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Teddy Bear Tea

Make lasting memories at the Royal Teddy Bear Tea! Set in the hotel's newly renovated Grand Ballroom, teas are offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on December 15th, 16th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. Step into a 'Winter Wonderland' at Royal Snow-nesta where holiday characters come to life right before your eyes.


Teddy Bear Tea

Because Royal Sonesta New Orleans embraces a ‘Culture of Caring,’ and has been recognized by the New Orleans City Council, in 2017, we're asking you to open your hearts to contribute to this meaningful cause. For every $5 holiday donation in support of Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, you’ll be entered in a raffle to win a grand prize package!


Papa Noel Hotel Packages

Available to Book November 19, 2018 - January 18, 2019

Enjoy all that the French Quarter has to offer this holiday season with our two special packages:

With our Papa Noel Holiday Package, you will receive our best rates starting at only $149 per night, or book our Papa Noel Royal Package for R Club accommodations starting at only $229 per night. Both packages receive the Sonesta Savings Pack with over $500 in discounts to popular area attractions.

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Papa Noel Holiday Package

Available November 19, 2017 - January 18, 2018


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Papa Noel Royal Package

Available November 19, 2017 - January 18, 2018

Lobby Fountain

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R'eveillon Dinner

December 2018

Restaurant R'evolution Storyville Parlor

Award-winning executive chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto of Restaurant R'evolution offer a traditional 18th Century Creole R’eveillon dinner menu on the Eve of Christmas and the New Year. The restaurant will also offer a 4-course seasonal prix fixe R’eveillon dinner for $85 during the entire month of December as part of the Christmas New Orleans Style citywide holiday initiative. Reservations are limited, so please reserve early by calling 504-553-2277.


Christmas Day Brunch

December 25, 2018

Grand Ballroom Chandelier

Executive Chef Jeff Mattia and his talented culinary team are providing an extravagant Christmas Day Brunch with all the delicious and decorative trimmings of the season in the hotel's new ballroom. Enjoy the holiday with family and friends in the heart of the historic French Quarter. Reservations required.


New Year's Eve

December 31, 2018

The Jazz Playhouse stage performance

Countdown to 2018 with a memorable evening of live entertainment at The Jazz Playhouse featuring Michael Watson and Nayo Jones. Guests will also experience handcrafted libations plus a special champagne toast at the stroke of midnight. Click the link below to learn about ticket options, details and to purchase your tickets now.


Private Events

All Holiday Season - 2018

Royal Sonesta New Orleans Bourbon Balcony Entertainment Suite

The perfect place. The perfect space. Book your holiday event in our stunning Grand Ballroom, Fleur de Lis Suite with courtyard access, Acadia Suite or in our unique Bourbon Balcony Hospitality Suites.

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