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The Soniat House for Family Reunions

Summer lovin’ will be a blast, with this year’s vacation trend of refreshing relationships with loved ones – both those nearby, and those scattered across the country. Family reunions are so popular during the summer that July has been dubbed by many as Family Reunion Month. The appreciation of family is as important to our way of life now as it was when Joseph Soniat first built Soniat House in 1830. This summer, taste the luxurious life of nineteenth-century New Orleans and get away with your family, to the grand town house Joseph Soniat built for his.

Soniat House has something for families of all sizes. The entire property can be rented for $5, 000 a night, or half the property for $2,500 a night. Soniat House can also custom tailor packages to accommodate smaller families and groups. In the early nineteenth century, prosperous Louisiana planter Joseph Soniat built a set of handsome town houses on elegant Chartres Street in the French Quarter to accommodate his large family when they visited New Orleans. A few years later, his eldest son built an even larger addition. Today those three fine Creole houses are united as the Soniat House, New Orleans’ most exquisite boutique hotel: the perfect destination for a family reunion of your own.

Painstakingly renovated to preserve the lovely Greek Revival details, graceful stairways, cast iron galleries, and cobblestone carriageways, Soniat House maintains the aura and scale of a lovingly kept family home; its 18 rooms and 12 suites decorated with individuality and taste are the very antithesis of the mass-produced accommodations at even the finest big hotels. Courtly porters serve breakfast of hot southern biscuits, strawberry preserves, and Creole coffee. The cracker-jack concierge staff will take care of your party’s every need, from sought-after tickets and dining reservations to tours and little-known attractions of the Quarter and the city beyond. Normally, only children over the age of 10 are accommodated at Soniat House, but in the event of a large party taking over all the rooms, all are welcome… and Joseph Soniat would approve.

The nineteenth century grace and charm of Soniat House is discreetly balanced by modern-day features like wi-fi, bath-side telephones, and guest memberships to the nearby historic New Orleans Athletic Club. For more information contact the Soniat House in New Orleans, LA at www.soniathouse.com or (800) 544-8808
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