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Modern B&B

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4003 Hazard St., Houston, TX 77098
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Ranked #56 of 451 hotels in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting only for one night. We are from the U.K and found it much better to stay here than a hotel which is the same as any other hotel anywhere else in the world. There is a friendly welcome, snacks, good breakfast, option to use a washing machine which is helpful when touring around. Lots of helpful advise... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I recently had a death in the family and need a place to stay for one night. Modern's website indicated that they had one room but that the policy was for a reservation with a minimum of 3 nights. (Houston has a major convention going on and all other places are booked) I sent an email to Lisa explaining my... More

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

I’m so sorry for your loss and apologize for being short with you. I had several guests trying to check in when you called and I was receiving another call on the other line. Since we are not a hotel, this can be a one-man-show at times, meaning that we don’t have a front desk person, a reservation person, etc.... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Modern B&B is everything you’d expect and more from a top quality B&B, from the complimentary wine and nibbles every evening to the quirky, stylish rooms, the staff are all very helpful, friendly and courteous, this B&B has all the ingredients to create a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, something I value when spending extended periods of time away from home.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

You will be charmed, Lisa and her staff are out of a travel adventure novel. You will rest, laugh, and eat delicious food. I only stay at B and B's two weeks out the month for business travel and I must say after trying all the B and B's in Houston I've found my favorite hands down. If your looking... More

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, you certainly add character to the B&B. We love our wonderful guests, and we look forward to seeing you again! More

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I've been staying exclusively at the Modern for over 5 years now, at least 12 times a year. Lisa and her staff are very welcoming and will drag you out to restaurants, runs (she and boyfriend Avi are marathoners) and bars/clubs if you like, and there are 20+ restaurants within a short distance. My favorite: the Alabama Ice House and... More

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

Bill, thank you for the wonderful post! I'm off to the Boston Marathon tomorrow, and will certainly be grabbing some of those delicious tacos on my way back home (they'll certainly hit the spot after the long run). Look forward to seeing you again! More

New York City, New York
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My husband loved this B&B. The first night he never went out to dinner, just socialized with some other guests, eating free appetizers and drinking wine. He said it was a very pleasant evening. He sent pictures of the Houston skyline and sunset from one of two terraces in his room. He wishes it were nearer NYC!

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

Big thanks for the review! I love the view as well, the room isn't called 'Skyline" for nothing! We always appreciate those willing to come out and mingle with the group, give your husband a big thanks for us. More

Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Beautiful building situated within walking distance of the Menil Collection, Rothko museum and an up and coming neighborhood filled with coffee shops, restaurants and boutique interior design and shopping. The neighborhood is still be gentrified so there were construction noises at 1 in the morning. The chef is great and makes delicious omelets, breakfast spread and happy hour. To me... More

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

Nancy, Thanks for the really thoughtful review. I took notes on your suggestions & we just ordered some cool reading lights so hopefully that helps. Most rooms do have them but, your are right the Caymn room has a really artsy lamp that is not so good for reading. Sorry about the towels the Room you stayed in has this... More

Austin, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Such a neat and creative concept, in one of the best locations in HOU. First off, you don't know where to enter, the sign is small and hidden as you pass by. Kind of confusing knowing where to enter, Check-In was quick in the main house. Rooms were a great size, Looks like they had been recently remodeled, rough finishes... More

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for your thoughtful feedback. We were at the time adding a bathroom to another room so there were some details to be finished. All of that is compleded now. I believe you were in the Kansas room. You are right about noise it is one of the things that stresses me out. most. On the one hand we don't... More

Woods Hole, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Stayed at Modern B&B for 11 nights. Breakfasts were very tasty and often social occasions. Great kitchen for cooking and storing your own food (important for extended durations). Big, open common areas. They have a decent, make-shift gym in the garage. Clean rooms. Comfy beds. Montrose is great for dining and exploring. Also the B&B is very close to 59... More

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

Chris, we appreciate you taking the time to write a wonderful review. Thanks for helping make Modern so special, we always appreciate when guests make time to mingle! Roxanne certainly appreciates the compliment, the girl is good at what she does. Hope to see you again soon! More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I attempted two calls to book a room and both times was hung up on with a condescending "honey" and was told that I could email her if I wanted a room in the upcoming days. I'm guessing that I would have to deal with this same level of attitude if I were to stay there all week next week... More

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ModernLisa, Owner at Modern B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We do have several people who answer the phones and they are all very professional so I am not sure what happened. your review has been read aloud to everyone who answers the phone and we will endeavor to do better. None of us really say honey to anyone so we are somewhat baffeled but,... More

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Address: 4003 Hazard St., Houston, TX 77098
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Modern B&B 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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#26 Business Hotel in Houston #56 Spa Hotel in Houston
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This dramatic four-story bed and breakfast is a unique alternative with fab rooms, artists' works on walls, exercise equipment and shaded verandas that present panoramic views above the tree line. Come stay with us and experience a different kind of bed and breakfast! We also offer an intimate setting in the heart of Houston that is perfect for hosting meetings, dinner parties or wedding receptions! ... more   less 
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