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A Myriad of Activities for French Quarter New Orleans Hotels

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Soniat House is ideally situated within the French Quarter.  A lion’s share of often visited places lies within easy walking distance of our front door.  Alternative forms of transport such as cab, pedi cab, streetcar, and bicycle will get you anywhere you are headed in short order.

Common destinations within easy walking distance include:

  • Ursuline Convent (in our block)
  • Gallier House (behind us)
  • St. Louis Cathedral & Jackson Square
  • Aquarium of the Americas & Audubon Insectarium
  • Madame John’s Legacy
  • Palm Court Jazz Café
  • Beauregard – Keyes House (in our block)
  • Herman-Grima House
  • The Presbytere & The Cabildo
  • Royal Street Galleries
  • The Riverwalk
  • Central Business District
  • Frenchman Street music district (Snug Harbor, Spotted Cat, Blue Nile, etc...)
  • Old US Mint
  • The French Market & Café du Monde
  • Preservation Hall

Destinations Beyond Walking Distance, But Not Far Beyond:

  • Morial Convention Center
  • Audubon Zoo & Park
  • N.O. Museum of Art & City Park
  • The Garden District
  • Ogden Museum
  • Tulane & Loyola Universities
  • Warehouse arts district
  • Magazine Street Shopping District
  • National WWII Museum

The following are some notable New Orleans restaurants that are consistently popular with our guests.  Please contact our Concierge (in advance of arrival if possible) and we will be happy to secure you a table anywhere you like.

  • Bayona
  • Commanders Palace
  • Emeril’s
  • Galatoire’s
  • Gautreau’s
  • Herbsaint
  • Ivy's (small plates)
  • Marti’s
  • Restaurant August
  • Stella!
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