Special Event Cancellation Policy

The city of New Orleans plays host to many special, exciting events throughout the course of the year! Because of the popularity of these events, Royal Sonesta New Orleans requires a one night’s deposit and a 30-day cancellation policy for a guest staying through any of the dates of the events below.

  • New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends - April 28 & 29 and May 5 & 6, 2017
  • Bayou Country Superfest - May 26-28, 2017
  • Essence – June 30 - July 1st, 2017
  • Bayou Classic – Nov 23 - 24, 2017
  • New Year’s/Sugar Ball – Dec 31, 2017 - Jan 1st, 2018
  • Mardi Gras  - Feb 9 - 13, 2018 – plus a $30 security fee per day during those dates
  • French Quarter Fest – April 12 - 15, 2018
  • Major citywide events