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Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Royal Sonesta New Orleans Hotel
Royal Sonesta Courtyard and Pool
Royal Sonesta Lobby

Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of New Orleans! Located in the center of the French Quarter, the Royal Sonesta Hotel combines old-world charm with contemporary artistry and amenities.  You're just steps away from shopping, restaurants, museums, and Bourbon Street night life.  Head out for an evening of jazz or relax on one of the hotel's wrought-iron balconies.

Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-586-0300

Amenities

  • complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access in guest rooms, public spaces, and meeting areas
  • concierge service
  • boarding pass kiosk
  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • outdoor heated swimming pool
  • award-winning on-site dining and entertainment options
  • no fee for local and 800 calls

Reservations

To reserve a room at the FloCon 2019 group rate, click on the following link:

Book Now

 

Alternatively, call Royal Sonesta reservations
Toll free: 1-800-Sonesta (1-800-766-3732)
Direct: 504-586-0300

Ask for the FloCon 2019 group rate

If you are having difficulty booking with the hotel, please contact Linda Canon at lcanon@sei.cmu.edu.

Terms

  • All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card at the time of booking.
  • Based on availability for dates between Friday, January 4, 2019 and Friday, January 11, 2019.
  • You may cancel up to 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid cancellation fees.  (After that, a penalty of one night's stay plus tax will be applied.)

Check-in time: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out time: 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Standard Rate

The special FloCon 2019 rate shown below is for standard rooms only.

Single/Double: $148.00 (or prevailing per-diem)
This rate is based on the prevailing government per-diem rate and is subject to change by the U.S. General Services Administration. No government ID is required at check-in. The group rate is offered until either the conference rooms are sold out or 5:00 p.m. local time on Monday, December 17, 2018, whichever occurs first.

Transportation

Canal Street Streetcar

The Hotel Sonesta New Orleans is approximately 30 minutes from Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY).

Shuttle, Taxi, and Ride Sharing Services

The New Orleans Airport Shuttle drops off at the hotel's Conti Street entrance, 737 Conti Street. Service from the airport is available continuously with vehicles departing approximately every 30 minutes to area hotels (multiple stops). Round trip cost is $44.00 per person; one-way cost is $24.00 per person. Fare includes up to three bags per person.  Reservations are recommended.

Lyft and Uber offer transportation services to and from the airport. Passengers can meet their app-based ride service outside the airport's Ground Transportation Center, located on the first floor of the Short-Term Parking Garage (cross the pedestrian crosswalk located outside Baggage Claim 6). Use 300 Bourbon Street as the hotel address during the day. When Bourbon Street is closed, use 700 Conti or 700 Bienville Street for access to the Royal Sonesta's lower lobby.

Taxi service is available at the New Orleans International Airport on the lower level outside Baggage Claim. Current rates are $36.00 for one or two passengers and $15.00 per person for three or more passengers, each way. There may be additional charges for extra baggage. Ask the driver to deliver you to the Limousine Zone in our garage (only necessary after 5:00 p.m.).

Driving and Parking

The French Quarter is mostly narrow, one-way  streets. Vehicular traffic on Bourbon Street is stopped nightly at dusk. When Bourbon Street is closed, enter the Royal Sonesta hotel by way of the underground parking garage located at 700 Conti Street or 700 Bienville Street (located between Royal and Bourbon Streets). The lower lobby is located on this level and leads to the main lobby.

Daily, valet-only parking rate is $8-$41. Overnight guest rate is $41/night..

Driving Directions

From Louis Armstrong International Airport via I-10 East:

On I-10 East, follow the signs to the New Orleans Business District.
Continue to follow 1-10 East toward Slidell.
Exit at the Orleans Avenue/Vieux Carre exit.
Orleans Avenue becomes Basin Street as it curves toward the French Quarter.
Make a left turn from Basin Street onto Conti Street
Follow Conti Street into the French Quarter.
The entrance to the hotel's garage is located on the right immediately after crossing Bourbon Street.

From I-10 West:

Exit at the Orleans Avenue/Vieux Carre exit and turn left.
Orleans Avenue becomes Basin Street as it curves toward the French Quarter.
Make a left turn from Basin Street onto Conti Street
Follow Conti Street into the French Quarter.
The entrance to the hotel garage is located on the right immediately after crossing Bourbon Street.

Details about getting around:

Contact the hotel at 504-586-0300 for more information about transportation options.

Welcome to New Orleans!

Video courtesy of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau

Where do you go when it is time to get away? What if you knew of a place where the scenery isn't all that changes? A place where centuries old architecture is the backdrop for a culture so invigorating, it'll rouse your spirit. Visit the city that combines the best of the Old World and the New World: New Orleans!

New Orleans Convention Center and Visitors Bureau

New Orleans Official Guide

Things to Do in New Orleans

Food

New Orleans is famous for its cuisine and many of the city's best restaurants are within a few blocks of the Royal Sonesta Hotel.  Enjoy gumbo, po-boy sandwiches, jambalaya, etouffee, and other local dishes, or dine at the French Quarter's finest restaurants.  Don't forget your morning coffee and beignet!

Museums and Attractions

New Orleans is rich in history and culture.  .The New Orleans Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the National World War II Museum, and the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum are all within easy access of the conference hotel. Stop and smell the flowers at the Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium or immerse yourself in an underwater world at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

Entertainment

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is located in the heart of the city's French Quarter.  Bourbon Street is closed to vehicle traffic after sunset, making it a great space to explore the city's night life, music, and entertainment.  Preservation Hall and the House of Blues are just a short walk away!

Getting Around New Orleans

Four streetcar lines run through some of the most iconic areas of New Orleans.  RTA streetcars are accessible on Canal Street, just two blocks from the hotel's entrance. Standard fare for a one-way trip on a streetcar is $1.25 per person. Children 2 years old and under ride free. Buy a Jazzy Pass to ride unlimited: $3.00 for 1 day, $9.00 for 3 days. For more information on fares and system maps, visit www.norta.com.