Mardi Gras: Registered Hotel Guests & Visitor Passes

To ensure that your Mardi Gras stay at Royal Sonesta New Orleans is enjoyable and comfortable, the hotel utilizes wristbands for our registered guests and their friends and family during the Mardi Gras weekend.


  • Each day during the Mardi Gras weekend, Friday through Fat Tuesday, only registered guests with wristbands will be allowed to enter the hotel.
  • For your safety, all guests will be checked for wristbands upon entry to the hotel.  If you don't have a wristband and you are a registered guest, you will need to provide proper identification to verify entry.
  • Wristbands will be given to you at the front desk upon check in and are required to be worn at all times.


  • If you are expecting guests to the hotel, please make certain that they have the necessary wristbands for the day they plan to visit you  at the hotel.
  • All visitors will be asked to present the dated wristband at the hotel entrance to gain admittance.
  • Limit is Two (2) per room.  Wristbands may be obtained at the Front Desk.