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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Located in the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans, this boutique hotel received our booking on a personal recommendation that did not disappoint. Situated in two eighteenth century brick town houses that feature the most delightfully lush and quiet interior courtyards, our ground floor room (specially requested) was large and decorated appropriately for the period of the place....

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

What a shame that you live so far away. We would love to welcome you back. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We truly appreciate your kind words.

Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

If you wish that you had family in New Orleans, with the most elegant historical home in the French Quarter, then you should stay at Soniat House. I'm a repeat visitor (probably worn out my welcome visiting several times a year) but still, every stay is better than the last. Upon greeting me, Michele made sure I knew that I...

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Kate, You can never wear out your welcome. We are always thrilled to see you. I am sorry that Rodney and I were out of town and missed your visit. Have no fear, as long as we are on this planet the Soniat House will remain the small hotel that it is. Hopefully the children will have the sense to...

Chino Hills, California
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is such a great hotel. It is in the French Quarter, but quiet area. Easy walking to everything. You feel like you are staying in an old apartment building. The entrance is a nondescript gate and the rooms face a central courtyard. Overall the place is quiet and an excellent reprieve from the heat and noise of the city....

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your beautiful review. We hope to see you back at Soniat house soon and often.

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Our fiends were looking to stay in a Boutique Hotel and they chose this one. I must say that the service is above and beyond and they try to make your stay comfortable. But, if you chose to stay here, make sure you check the room first before you go in. In some rooms the smell will make you want...

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

I am just heart broken that you were not happy at the Soniat House. Michele assures me that she asked you on your first morning if everything was alright and you replied that you were not happy when you arrived but that it was fine now. We did have one other king bed on the courtyard available during your stay...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 10 June 2016

While traveling alone on business, I found this gem to put my head down. Charming, historic, local, lovely, old fashioned lodging. Personal, professional, elegant service.. many thanks to terrific staff for a warm welcome, great interior courtyard room, and NOLA hospitality. Wish I could have stayed longer and I will be back, for sure...

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing my new favorite review of the Soniat House by a business traveler. My former favorite said that he got through the business day knowing that since he wouldn't be going home after work he at least had the second best option . Well, maybe it is a tie! We look forward to seeing you soon and...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We loved the opportunity of staying in an authentic French quarter property. The service was exceptional throughout our four day stay. This little boutique hotel didn't disappoint. The room was spacious and clean. We enjoyed the house breakfast on our veranda and meeting other guest in the lounge area for pre dinner drinks. Great location close enough to all the...

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

What a lovely review! Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to tell the world that you enjoyed your stay. Please do come back soon and often.

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Wonderful quiet hotel in the French Quarter. Walking distance to many wonderful restaurants and shopping. Beautiful rooms, lovely courtyard, friendly and very helpful staff. Will plan to stay here when we come back.

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you plan to come back to Soniat House. Please make it soon and often.

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is my second visit to New Orleans and I wouldn't stay anywhere other than Soniat House. It's not like staying in a luxury hotell, it's like being a guest in a very elegant home with welcoming and friendly hosts. My room was beautiful with antique furniture and a wonderful ambiance. The breakfasts are delicious and served either in the...

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

We certainly hope that you will come back soon and often. It is guests like you who make it all worthwhile for us. Many thanks for taking the time to write such a complimentary review.

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely room, attentive staff, great location and beautiful quiet inner courtyard. ONLY time I have experienced a QUIET room in NOLA. We were within walking distance of wonderful shops and restaurants but didn't hear a sound at night in our cool, dark room.

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

I hope that means that we will see you back at Soniat House soon. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate it.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Excellent service, beautiful rooms but if you do not want to deal with stairs, be sure request accommodations on the 1st. and 3rd. floor. The lift does not stop on the 2nd. floor? I really wish these small, lovely hotels and quest houses would be upfront about the stairs/elevator situations.

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Frances S, Owner at Soniat House, responded to this review

i am very pleased that you enjoyed the Soniat House. Happily we had a third floor room for you. We have never felt that we were not "upfront" about our elevator only serving the third floor. We feel very fortunate that our architect was able to add an elevator to an 1830 building that could serve the third floor. Two...

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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Additional Information about Soniat House

Address: 1133 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2593
Region: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans > French Quarter
Price Range: RM1,228 - RM2,545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Soniat House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Soniat House Hotel New Orleans
Soniat Hotel New Orleans
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#50 Romantic Hotel in New Orleans
#68 Family Hotel in New Orleans
#70 Business Hotel in New Orleans
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“For a special occasion the Grand Suites are magnificent!”
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 of 5 bubbles BAM1113, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Other guests implied their rooms fronting the balcony could become a bit noisy both from the street and from balcony conversation”
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“there wasn't a bad room I could find! But you have to want authentic....lovely, old world New Orleans.....a better place does not exist.”
 of 5 bubbles penelopeb298, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Grand Suites are immaculate!”
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“Rooms on the other side of the street from reception are quieter. First-floor rooms are cooler.”
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