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 Year’s/Sugar Ball – Dec 31, 2017 - Jan 1st, 2018
  • Mardi Gras  - Feb 9 - 13, 2018 – plus a $35 security fee per day during those dates
  • French Quarter Fest – April 12 - 15, 2018
  • New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends - April 27 & 28 and May 4 & 5, 2018
  • Bayou Classic - May 25-27, 2018
  • Essence – July 6-8, 2018
  • All Major Citywide Events