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Modern Hotel and Bar

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1314 Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
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Ranked #21 of 56 hotels in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fortunately I didn't have the displeasure of staying here. As a seasoned executive in hospitality who started in this business 35 years ago as a busboy I can honestly say I have never encountered someone more rude than the General Manager of this property. She was aloof and condescending in her approach.............and actually hung the phone up on me. they... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Our night at the Modern was great. I can see that it could be noisy on a weekend with lots of people out and about, but we had a quiet night. Loved the bar and had drinks during happy hour. Breakfast (good bagel, fresh juice and granola) was great and quick. Room was cool with a great shower. We would... More

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108 reviews 108 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I stayed here for a business trip. The room I had was constantly too warm. I kept the window open each evening to cool the room down. The heater was impossible to figure out; the fan was constantly on and blowing out boiling hot dry air. The heat/ac units in the rooms need to be updated. My co-workers had a... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This review is really just for the bar, as we have not stayed overnight in the hotel. Fantastic, artisanal, work-of-art cocktails not to be missed. Pricey but worth it for a special night out. The bartenders take pride in crafting one of a kind drinks often based on vintage cocktails and utilizing local ingredients when possible. Try something with a... More

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Sun Valley, Idaho
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The beds are very comfortable, the rooms are a little eclectic, very clean and charming, the bar is delightful in the evening, the location in downtown Boise is close to everything. Staff is friendly and helpful. The only reason I didn't give it the highest rating is because breakfast is a bit pedantic. Although the homemade yogurt is delicious...the same... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My wife and I frequent Boise overnight and were tired of the Hampton Inns. I happened to see an advertisement for the Modern Hotel and took a chance to stay there. As we pulled up, it looked like we were staying at the motel where MLK was shot. We were pleasantly surprised it was not. However, I was not pleased... More

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This is a unique hotel. It's completely modern furnishings. I'm not really a modern architecture guy, but even I appreciated the unifying theme. The rooms were clean, spacious and well furnished. My room had the biggest shower I've ever seen, it could have easily accommodated 5 people! The menu is excellent. Evidently the owner is a French citizen and chef... More

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I stayed here on my first trip to Boise. We went for a girls weekend and were attending our friends' wedding reception as well. The location is excellent for taking in all of downtown. A short walk, albeit it cold in Dec, to many restaurants, cafes and shops. The staff was friendly and attentive. They were helpful and wanted us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The next time I come to Tennessee I will make sure to stay at ur Motel. The maids are very nice and the receptionists are very polite. The rooms were very clean and of course the bathroom past our inspection also . Could use a few xgra pillows on the beds Thank You for the wonderful stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Great vibe and great food! It's got a local following and friendly staff. If you're in to mixology they are great. The wine selection is adequate and drinkable. Don't miss the brussel sprout app!! Yep, the rooms are cool, too! Beautiful huge shower.

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Also Known As:
Modern Hotel Boise
Address: 1314 Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
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Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Business Hotel in Boise
#20 Family Hotel in Boise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Modern Hotel and Bar 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience this intimate boutique hotel, where architecture and design live in harmony. ADA-compliant. Free parking for walk-up comfort and convenience. Adjacent to the Linen Building Event Center, The Modern Hotel is the ideal spot for meetings and creative professionals taking care of business. Onsite, our business center has all the hook-ups you need to tie up loose ends while you're away. ... more   less 
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