NEW ORLEANS — Royal Sonesta New Orleans will celebrate the 2021 holiday season with the return of its annual “Royal Snownesta” theme. Located in the heart of the French Quarter at 300 Bourbon street, guests to the iconic hotel will enjoy festive décor showcased throughout the property, memorable feasts featuring unique chef-inspired seasonal menus, and entertainment for all ages including the 2nd annual Santa’s Pajama Party.


Royal Snownesta officially launches on Thanksgiving weekend with the installation of holiday décor throughout Royal Sonesta New Orleans’ expansive property.  Guests and patrons will marvel at the classic touches including an arcade of real Christmas trees displayed along the hotel’s elegant lobby, festive lighting that encompasses the property’s lush interior courtyard, and glittering seasonal adornments to illuminate the hotel’s exterior facades. Locals and visitors alike are invited to enjoy Royal Snownesta’s seasonal displays beginning Thanksgiving weekend and continuing through New Year’s Eve.


Celebrate the season with culinary feasts that delight the palate at Restaurant R’evolution, located inside the hotel at 777 Bienville Street. Open on Thanksgiving Day, a curated brunch menu is served all day with seating available from 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The restaurant will also offer extended lunch service perfect for holiday parties on select Fridays throughout December. In celebration of Louisiana’s holiday tradition of Réveillon, Restaurant R’evolution will feature a classic Réveillon prix fixe menu on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. A chef-select full holiday menu will also be offered throughout December for all to enjoy. For reservations, holiday party bookings and more information on restaurant hours, please visit


Create lasting holiday memories for the entire family with Santa’s Pajama Party at Restaurant R’evolution, held on select weekends throughout December. Children are invited to wear their favorite holiday pajamas and can visit with Santa safely while decorating holiday cookies as parents enjoy bottomless mimosas or mocktails and decadent delights from Restaurant R’evolution’s chef inspired menu. Purchase your tickets to Santa’s Pajama Party at .

The Jazz Playhouse adds a fun twist to the lineup of festivities, with Tease the Season Burlesque Ballroom shows on select Fridays in December. A modern spin on classic 1960’s Bourbon Street Burlesque Show plus a holiday flare, the rotating cast of soloists from Trixie Minx Productions perform classic strip tease to live music, bringing quality Jazz & Burlesque back to its original home on Bourbon Street. Guests are invited to enjoy the show with accompanying holiday cocktails like the signature Toasted Pecan Old Fashioned, the Baby Grand, the High Note, and La Mure.  For more information and to reserve Tease the Season tickets, please visit


Take advantage of holiday savings and reserve an elegantly appointed room with Sonesta’s Papa Noel holiday package.  Rates start at $159 per night and include complimentary overnight parking so you and your family can luxuriate in all Royal Snownesta has to offer. Book your room at the award-winning Royal Sonesta New Orleans today at

About Restaurant R’evolution

Restaurant R’evolution is the first joint venture of award-winning chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto, offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Located inside the iconic Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel in the heart of the French Quarter, Restaurant R’evolution’s menu reflects a melding of the chefs’ distinct culinary styles. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chefs’ interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo, po’ boys, and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as “the swamp floor pantry.” Tableside service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying. For more information, private events or to set reservations immediately, contact Restaurant R’evolution at or visit

About Royal Sonesta New Orleans:

Located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter and steps away from some of the city’s finest shopping and visitor attractions, Royal Sonesta New Orleans is a hub of authentic jazz, vibrant nightlife and refined southern design. The hotel is home to several dining and entertainment venues, including Restaurant R’evolution, Bar R’evolution, The Jazz Playhouse, Desire Oyster Bar, Le Booze and PJ’s Coffee Café. In addition to world-class amenities, Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers 20,000 square feet of meeting and special event space. With 483 freshly appointed rooms, including 36 suites, the luxurious hotel is one of over 1,200 Sonesta properties worldwide. For more information, visit or call 504-586-0300.