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3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115
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Columns Hotel
Ranked #105 of 155 Hotels in New Orleans
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My holiday in Nola would have been incomplete if I had not give to the columns hotel. I was here two nights before new year's Eve and simply loved it. Sit next to the fireplace in the winter. Their bar is amazing and the live music was soul stirring. Great place to talk to a few locals.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Antebellum in the Garden District. At first glance The Columns Hotel exudes great charm and appeal. But on closer inspection the rooms are in poor condition, noise from the street is more than an annoyance, and the weekend bands are loud. The building needs a major renovation. However. If street noise and a lively bar does not affect you, I... More 

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encinitas, CA
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117 reviews 117 reviews
36 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Columns had everything we would want in a visit to New Orleans! Great bar, great nightly live music, and good food! Our accommodations were wonderful, although my cousin's rooms were much smaller with no windows. Full breakfast is included in the price of the room. The St. Charles street car stop is in front of the hotel which takes... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Stayed at the Columns the evening of November 6th. Checked in and didn't get too concerned that the room thermostat showed 63, just turned it up and went out to dinner. Very concerned when we returned and it still showed 63. The first cold wave of the season was coming through and it was in the low 30's outside.Front desk... More 

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New York City, New York
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275 reviews 275 reviews
25 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a beautiful old hotel with a big porch. We sipped mint juleps outside on the porch and were able to watch the world pass by. The bar inside is filled with history. Pretty Baby with Brooke Shields was filmed here.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed at The Columns on business in November of 2014. The photos looked lovely and the hotel looked charming. The rate was reasonable, and its close proximity to the St. Charles streetcar line convinced me to book a room for 4 nights. The first floor of the hotel fits the pictures - southern "faded charm." The staff were all... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We came from Colorado to enjoy a long girls weekend in NOLA. A friend on the trip, who once lived there, chose The Columns based on its location and strong reputation. It is a great location with lots of evident history. The Columns clearly was once a fabulous home/hotel. However, would have to say I will take a pass on... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Hotel is beautiful inside and out. The entry porch is used as a Bar/Restaurant lounge and serves beatifully for this purpose! When we first saw the hotel we could only think of gone times when Mint Juleps were sipped on the porch. This drew us in to the hotel and , yes we sat and ordered our libations of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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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Address: 3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115
Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Columns Hotel New Orleans
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in New Orleans

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