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The Hotel Modern

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936 St. Charles Avenue, At Lee Circle, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Bermuda
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was clean. The service was excellent. The staff was very patient and helpful at every turn. We have stayed here every year for the holiday for the last six years and have enjoyed every stay.

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Thank garyneworleans
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34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although not in the Spanish, err, French Quarter, The hotel is still in a decent location a near a few good attractions. It is moderately priced and the staff are very friendly. There is a lil restaurant below that is decent, but way limited and overpriced. The rooms are very basic, which is fine if you don't plan to travel... More 

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Summit, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Hotel Modern is very centrally located for a stay in New Orleans, however the rooms are very small. We stayed in a queen room which was equipped with free Keurig Coffee and for a fee snacks. We were there for the Madi Gras parades on a Wednesday night and the rooms served well for a one night stay. There... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location. There is a trolley car stop at the front door on Lee Circle. The hotel is two blocks from the WWII museum and one block from the Civil War Museum! The staff was very helpful with suggestions for near by places to eat and transportation.

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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel Modern was perfectly located for an affordable Mardi Gras option. On Lee Circle directly on the parade route, we set up on the sidewalk out front and were able to go inside to rest and use the restroom in comfort. The parade route runs on the streetcar line so if you're in town for other things the streetcar is... More 

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Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay...maybe it wasn't necessarily hell, but let's just say I booked into a hostel assuming I would be cool in this communal environment. . . No. I had anxiety and got the hell out of there having barely read anything about this hotel. It was SO cheap so I was concerned, but it was excellent. It is NOT that close... More 

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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall I was pleased with this hotel. I'll start with the positives. The location was excellent. There was a gas station across the street with a well stocked convenice store that also sold alcohol. There was a street car stop right in front of the hotel and you could walk to the French quarter, Bourbon street, and Jackson square. The... More 

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TheHotelModern, General Manager at The Hotel Modern, responded to this review

Thank you Jennifer O for taking the time to provide your comments. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and will utilize your comments to help us strive to improve in the areas you have identified. Thank you once again. Best, Arnold More 

Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location. Easy off and on I10. Great place to stay if you are looking for a space outside of the quarter, but close enough via trolley. Rooms immaculate. 2 on property bars and a restaurant. We had the breakfast brunch. I do not recommend it. Everything else was fine. The staff compare to any 5 star hotel.

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Thank Mary R
TheHotelModern, General Manager at The Hotel Modern, responded to this review

Mary R, Thank you for sharing these wonderful comments with us. I will make certain to share with all the staff as well. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best, Arnold More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stay here every time I come to New Orleans. I love the design of the hotel. Aesthetically pleasing. Clean rooms. Great service. Close to everything like restaurants with not a long walk to the French Quarter. Also close to the river walk. And Carl at the front desk is the best!

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Thank Ji'Mesia M
TheHotelModern, General Manager at The Hotel Modern, responded to this review

Ji'Mesia M, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit. We are delighted to hear you had a great stay. I will certainly make sure to share your comments with the team and especially Carl. Best, Arnold More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There weren't any rooms ready at the time we were supposed to check in and they graciously upgraded us to a large at no charge. Everyone was so friendly and playful. Carl is my new favorite employee! The hotel staff really adds to a great New Orleans experience. Loved it!

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Thank Deneka B
TheHotelModern, General Manager at The Hotel Modern, responded to this review

Deneka B, Thank you for sharing your thoughtful comments regarding your recent visit with us. We are thankful you did choose to share the time with us. I will certainly share your comments with the team especially Carl. Best, Arnold More 

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Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having moved in and set up shop throughout the disused warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much of the art you'll come across here is local in scope, ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and glass housing large-scale cultural institutions of national prominence such as the National World War II Museum, the Contemporary Arts Center, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Just as eye catching as what’s on view inside the galleries and museums is the chance to see your ship come in at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal, which serves as a wistful reminder of the city’s historic maritime prominence.
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