French and American History are alive in New Orleans, Louisiana 

THE VIEUX CAREE or French Quarter in New Orleans in the United States     has a storied and historic past.  Extraordinary travelers from the pages of  history have been part of the evolution of this unique city.  Our hotel is part of the elegant French Quarter area of the city.  Soniat House  been restored to its post-colonial and pre-Civil War origins.  The hotel actually consists of two buildings,  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 focus inward with a spacious courtyard decorated with the sounds of sparkling fountains and abundant tropical flowers and greenery.

Personalized Engagement by the Owners

Proprietor Rodney Smith personally decorates many of the rooms with items he buys in France. The hotel even has its own antique shop that is 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.


You can book your first night and immediately become a club member for perks like late check outs, parking or a third night free. The hotel also has a cat, CLAIRE who is loved by all and has an important job at the hotel as well. Let everyone welcome you at the hotel that is a home away from home.

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

Email our travel team at:  [email protected] or call directly with our VIP desk concierge service at (646)  367-1423 USA and in UK +44 (0800) 0482314 

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

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