SONIAT HOTEL Reigns in the New Orleans French Quarter

Elegance of a Bygone Era in the New Orleans French Quarter

THE VIEUX CARREE or French Quarter of New Orleans is one of the places in the United States that has a historic past that is unique.  Extraordinary travelers from the pages of  history have been part of the history of this unique city.  Like most buildings in the French Quarter, Soniat House has been restored to replicate its post-colonial, pre-Civil War origins.  The history of a bygone era now comes alive for your enjoyment.

Walk through the Past of French and American History in New Orleans, Louisiana 

The hotel actually consists of two buildings, one on each side of Chartres Street. Both combine Creole style with classic Greek Revival architecture, including gated stone carriageways, galleries ringed with cast-iron railings, and spiral staircases. In typical Creole style, both buildings shun the street and instead focus inward; each has a spacious courtyard with fountains and abundant tropical greenery. Proprietor Rodney Smith personally decorates many of the rooms with items he buys in France. The hotel even has its own antique shop. filled with treasures.   All Soniat House guests have unlimited access to the historic New Orleans Athletic Club.     The hotel’s name is a tribute to the buildings’ original owner, Joseph Soniat Dufossat. Their fortune built on sugar at Tchoupitoulas Plantation, the Soniat family built three strikingly beautiful townhouses on Chartres Street in the early 19th century.

OUR SLH TRAVEL CLUB OFFERS some lovely amenities for your stay at the hotel with first booking. The hotel also has a cat, CLAIRE who is loved by all and has an important job at the hotel.

Read this delightful report on the atmosphere and mood of the French Quarter. 

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Please Note property is fully booked through 2020 and is only taking 2021 BOOKINGS.

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