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Soniat House - New Orleans

1133 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70116  show map
 4 stars
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Soniat House - New Orleans

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 39 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Editorial review:

A luxury boutique hotel Soniat House which compromises of three 1830s townhouses, located in the residential French Quarter which are full of refinement and sophistication. There are beautiful flowers everywhere, the rooms are charming (some even have balconies overlooking Chartres Street) and are decorated in gorgeous period furnishings and stocked with Frette linens, while the proprietors also own an adjacent antique shop. Expect to be treated like royalty.

Verified Reviews:

  • Staff is professional - Very tiny bathroom
  • Room was clean/fresh - Comfortable bathroom - Ac was very cold - No refrigerator in the bedroom
  • Not in the thick of the french quarter action - Comfortable bed - Continental breakfast was overpriced
  • Large suite - Valet parking area was secure - Tv did not work - Wireless internet access did not work
  • Beautiful hotel - Far from the noise of bourbon street - Great service - High ceilings, antiques - Patio was lovely

Overview

The 4-star Soniat House Hotel is situated in the center of New Orleans. Featuring French architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2010.

The hotel is set within a 20-minute walk from the city center.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans airport can be reached within a 25 minutes' drive from Soniat House Hotel.

Rooms

Guests can enjoy the luxurious rooms which feature individual climate control, a storage space, a personal safe, a private balcony and direct dial telephone. Soniat House Hotel offers rooms with the courtyard view. The rooms are designed with tropical décor and have hardwood floors.

Eat & Drink

Offering American, French and Cajun & Creole meals, Cafe Du Monde is situated 200 meters of the property.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of USD 12.50 per person per night. 

Services

Computers, a business centre and a meeting room along with currency exchange, a safe deposit box and an elevator are available for guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 39 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Business

  • Business centre

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Soniat House - New Orleans New Orleans location
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Hotel Address:

1133 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70116

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Airports
  • Lakefront (NEW)
    6.0 mi
  • NAS/Alvin Callendar (NBG)
    9.5 mi
Train
  • Union Station
    1.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Cafe Du Monde (cuisine: American, French)
    600 ft
  • Coop's Place (cuisine: Cajun & Creole)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Washington Artillery Park
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Rooms and availability

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Premier Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Soniat House photos Room
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Parquet floor
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  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
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Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Soniat House photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station

Soniat House Location

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Local attractions

  • French Market 600 ft
    Decatur St 1100 North Peters
  • Artist Market & Bead Shop700 ft
    1228 Decatur St 85 French Market Place
  • The Old U.S. Mint1000 ft
    400 Esplanade Ave
  • Farmer\'s Market600 ft
    N. Peters St. in the French Market 1008 North Peters St.
  • Lafitte\'s Blacksmith Shop Bar1000 ft
    941 Bourbon St

Near the hotel

  • Old Ursuline Convent200 ft
    1100 Chartres St
  • Lalaurie Mansion300 ft
    1140 Royal St
  • Gallier House 500 ft
    1118 and 1132 Royal St. Between G ov. Nicholls and Ursuline sts.
  • Beauregard-Keyes House300 ft
    1113 Chartres St
  • Greg\'s Antiques500 ft
    1209 Decauter Street
  • Hex: Old World Witchery600 ft
    1219 Decatur St

Restaurants nearby

  • Cafe Du Monde600 ft

    Address: 800 Decatur St
    Phone: (504) 581-2914

    65% likes this, based on 4012 reviews
    Cuisine: American, French
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 21

  • Le Croissant d'Or300 ft

    Address: 617 Ursulines Ave
    Phone: (504) 524-4663

    70% likes this, based on 314 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

  • Mona Lisa Restaurant400 ft

    Address: 1212 Royal St
    Phone: (504) 522-6746

    77% likes this, based on 196 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 13

  • Coop's Place500 ft

    Address: 1109 Decatur St
    Phone: 504-525-9053

    62% likes this, based on 1020 reviews
    Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 37

  • Stella!400 ft

    Address: 1032 Chartres St
    Phone: 504-587-0091

    64% likes this, based on 398 reviews
    Cuisine: French, Cajun & Creole, Eclectic
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 51

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Soniat House Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Soniat House

8.0
FabulousBased on11 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I think the history of this place is also one of its biggest selling points, and aside from the enduring Southern charm, is one of the qualities we most enjoyed about it. We came to New Orleans to experience the music, food, history and whole energy of the place. Being in our early 40's, we are less apt to trawl the Bourbon Street area, though having only lived in large American cities, we very much appreciate the vibrant city life itself. So, the Soniat House ended up being perfect for us because of its close location to everything we wanted to experience, and its distance from that which we did not. We'll be staying there again if we come back in town. We are also VERY likely to recommend the place to our like- minded friends.

    The only piece of our experience that made us pause says more about us than about the hotel itself. My husband and I are very liberal, white and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. In other words, though we have lived now in Los Angeles for many years, we are Northerners through and through. It made both of us a bit uncomfortable to be waited on by African Americans in formal dress akin to what house slaves might have worn on the plantation pre-Civil War. Though their attire certainly fit with the gorgeous old-world surrounding, and every staff member was of the highest quality- kind, courteous, helpful and appeared happy to be working there- we couldn't help but feel a deeply-rooted sense of white entitled guilt. Now, we can only imagine that for those in the service industry, working at the Soniat House would be a great job to land, so there was no feeling of pity (I also spent my twenties and early thirties supporting myself in many areas of service.) But seeing the staff in this specific garb simply made us slightly uncomfortable and sadly aware of class distinction, which of course still exists today. That said, this feeling will not keep us away from the hotel in the future, it is just something esoteric I thought to mention.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    This historic boutique hotel has everything. It is beautifully restored inside and out and the interior design is among the most beautiful and authentic I have ever seen in an American hotel . The Frette linens and other custom made linens are remarkable. The breakfast with homemade piping hot bisquits with jam and butter, the Creole coffee and fresh orange juice served by lovely staff made the morning. Finally, the front desk and other management could not have been more helpful. I was called the day before to see if I would like to have my double bed for two friends changed to two twins. Such thoughtfulness has never been experienced with a hotel before.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    I loved the old New Orleans feel of the Hotel. Very attentive staff. I stayed in the main portion of the hotel in a Deluxe Queen Room. Not for those looking for all the modern conveniences. Our room was on the second floor and faced the street. It felt as if the balcony was our private, although it wasn'T.

    What we didn't like was th small tv; no refrigerator in th room; having to ask for ice and tip every time. Peeling paint in the room.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It was all great with the exception of a lack of hot water on one morning; it was fixed.

  • Single
    10.0

    Charming, warm, idiosyncratic and beautiful

  • Couple
    7.8

    It is beautifully designed. All the accoutrements are wonderful. It is a fun place to stay when visiting with other people who are also there.

    The bed was very uncomfortable. There was no way to block the morning light from the windows. There was a raccoon or something in the attic over the room which kept us up all night. The workmen started their saws at 8 am on a Saturday.

How to reach hotel

hotel Soniat House - New Orleans New Orleans location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1133 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70116

Get directions
Airports
  • Lakefront (NEW)
    6.0 mi
  • NAS/Alvin Callendar (NBG)
    9.5 mi
Train
  • Union Station
    1.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Cafe Du Monde (cuisine: American, French)
    600 ft
  • Coop's Place (cuisine: Cajun & Creole)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Washington Artillery Park
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    33