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Hotel and Travel Informaiton - Unveiling Strategies for Success - The 2022 NRWA Annual Conference - September 18-20, 2022, New Orleans - 25th Anniversary

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Royal Sonesta hotel entrance on Bourbon StreetRoyal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Located on world-famous Bourbon Street, Royal Sonesta New Orleans effortlessly combines timeless elegance and southern refinement, setting itself apart from other French Quarter hotels. 483 guest rooms and suites, authentic hospitality, a Food is Art philosophy, wrought-iron balconies, and a lush courtyard create an experience unlike any other. Treat yourself to any of the on-site dining and entertainment venues, such as Restaurant R'evolution, PJ's Coffee Cafe, Desire Oyster Bar, The Jazz Playhouse, and Le Booze. This hotel is more than a place to meet or stay. It’s a premier destination for unforgettable events.


layout of hotel room in Royal SonestaThe National Résumé Writers’ Association has special group rates arranged with the host hotel. Please use the reservations website to make your reservation. If seeking room-share opportunities, please use The NRWA Forum to contact colleagues.

The National Résumé Writers’ Association special group rate is $189.00/night + tax single/double, and is available one day before and after the conference. The triple rate is $229.00/night + tax and the quad rate is $269.00/night + tax. Currently, room tax is 14.45%, occupancy tax is $2.00 per night and Statutory Tourism Support Assessment is 1.75%.

Make your room reservations as soon as possible to guarantee you receive the special group rate.
The cut-off date for reservations is 5:00 pm, ET on Friday, August 19, 2022, but the block may fill before then, so do not delay.

Group Hotel Reservation Link:


The Hotel Parking Garage is located at 700 Conti Street or 700 Bienville Street located between Conti and Bienville Streets.

Daily valet-only parking available from $8-$45. Overnight guest cars $45.
*Rates do not include tax. Pricing is subject to change.

Taxi Cabs are available at the New Orleans International Airport on the lower level outside of Baggage Claim. Current rates are $36.00 for one or two persons and $15.00 per passenger for three or more people, each way. There may be additional charges for extra baggage. Ask the driver to deliver you to the Limousine Zone in the Royal Sonesta garage (only necessary after 5:00p.m.).

Helpful Hint: Have the cab driver write their cab number on your receipt, in case something is left behind.

Use 300 Bourbon Street address during the day. Helpful hint: After hours use 700 Conti or 700 Bienville Street address for access to the hotel’s lower lobby.

All RTA streetcars are accessible on Canal Street, just 2 blocks from the hotel's entrance. Standard fare for a one-way trip on a streetcar is $1.25 per person. Children 2 years old and under ride free. Buy a Jazzy Pass to ride unlimited: $3.00 for 1 day, $9.00 for 3 days. Click here to view Current Rates and to view the RTA Streetcar Map.

Current rates are $24 one way and $44 round trip per person. Three bags per person.

Airport Shuttle is the Official Ground Transportation Provider for the New Orleans International Airport. Service from the Airport is available on a continuous basis with vehicles departing approximately every 30 minutes to area Hotels (multiple stops). For Departure Reservations please call 504-522-3500 or click here no later than 24 hours prior to your flight. Helpful Hint: Book inbound and outbound transfers at the same time to save $2.00.

The New Orleans Airport Shuttle drops off at the hotel's Conti Street entrance, 737 Conti Street.

Please call the hotel’s Concierge at 504-553-2229 to assist with transportation options that include a town car, SUV, limousine and more. Helpful Hint: This is great for groups of 4 to 10 persons and not much more expensive than a taxicab.

The French Quarter is mostly one-way narrow streets. Vehicular traffic on Bourbon Street is stopped nightly at dusk allowing pedestrians more space to explore. Some trucks, buses and mini coaches are encouraged to check ahead for alternate driving directions to accommodate your larger vehicle in the French Quarter.

When Bourbon Street is closed, easy entry to the hotel is by way of the hotel's underground Parking Garage located at 700 Conti Street or 700 Bienville Street (located between Royal and Bourbon Streets). The lower lobby is located on this level and leads to the main lobby.

*Please note that directions may change due to special events, traffic flow pattern changes.

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