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Columns Hotel

3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115
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Ranked #101 of 153 Hotels in New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mobile, Alabama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always a 'must go' place for my husband and I when we visit Nola. The atmosphere is perfect and there is nothing better than enjoying a Bloody Mary on their massive porch. It is relaxing to watch the street car by and imagine life as a local in the Garden District. You do not have to stay at... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We frequent the Columns Hotel, not to stay in the rooms but to drink at the bar and enjoy the food and scenery on St. Charles. They have a great happy hour, 7 days a week, which makes it a hot spot for locals and tourists alike. However - make sure you keep your receipt. Multiple times we have had... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like going to sleep before 2:00 am when the bar winds down this place isn't for you. As a decrepit (or grand, depending on your point of view) wood-framed building sound proofing is nil, and and every shriek and shout from the frat-filled bar permeates the second floor, as does the stale beer smell reminiscent of Bourbon Street.... More

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was an interesting stay. I think it's a bit overpriced on the weekend rate. Don't expect any thick fluffy towels or luxury bed linens. If you cannot climb stairs then you must get the desk clerk to unlock the ancient and very slow elevator each time you need it. There is no assigned parking, you have to take your... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

I booked 8 rooms at the Columns,June 12-14.Our reservation was initially messed up,however Ben,front desk staff was professional and very apologetic,Georgia was such a sweetheart.Almost all of our issues were resolved promptly.The property was perfect,the great southern breakfast,the wonderful bar,the beautiful mansion,and a great location in the garden district. It can get a bit noisy,as it's a local favorite,however local... More

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High desert
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Not sure What makes this place so appealing to me since the drinks are Over prices and the food menu was not too impressive; but after years Of Living in New Orleans, I finally made it to the COLUMNS... And it Made me Immediately comfortable. Loved walking around the inside and enjoying the splendor. And then I left for a... More

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Cresskill, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We left New Orleans in 1964 (yes, there was a 1964) to return this Spring with my wife of 51 years (yes, marriages do last that long...we'll talk later) to renew our love for New Orleans and renew some old friendships. My bride insisted on The Columns for our stay. Because we are still married, I found a week when... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My husband and I spent four nights at The Columns, and I would recommend it to my friends. The building is a 19th century mansion on St. Charles, so understand that it's not a modern spa-like hotel, but it is very charming. The neighborhood is residential (I was hoping for more shops and restaurants), and safe. We did not want... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Our first stay at this hotel. From the outside it was everything you expect. Our check in guy in the afternoon was very friendly. Parking was limited to on street parking and that was a bit of a bummer being that it is a very busy neighborhood. Elevator is locked and has to be unlocked by hotel staff which is... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I stayed here for a wedding party and really enjoyed it. The hotel is old and the floors creak when you walk over them. The main stair case is slanted from the years and the only elevator is in the back and controlled by manually closing the door. If you sit next to the air vents, you can hear the... More

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Address: 3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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