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The Hotel Modern

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   936 St. Charles Avenue, At Lee Circle, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Ranked #82 of 152 hotels in New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013
eowyn73 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I made a special request when I booked the room for my boyfriend's birthday. The request was fulfilled and it made his birthday very special. The small room was more spacious than the picture looked online. The restaurant and bar attached to the Hotel were great. All in all, it was a unique experience. I very much enjoyed my stay... More

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

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your weekend festivities and that your boyfriend was able to have a happy birthday. Come back to visit us soon. More

Prairieville, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This Hotel was one of many I have never heard of. Groupon had a special, so we decided to book it. The location is great! Rooms are very clean and nice. Beds are comfortable. Make sure you have a "do not disturb" sign to hang on the door, if not they will knock several times in the morning. The restaurant... More

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

Happy Anniversary! In New Orleans, we strongly believe in traditions, and you may need to make it a tradition to come every August to cheer and celebrate your anniversary at the hotel. We look forward to your next visit, and the many more anniversary celebrations to come. More

Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I stayed here for one night. When I searched for a hotel in the French Quarter this came up as potential. This hotel is outside of the French Quarter, HOWEVER it is close to the street car. The Street car runs all day and take you directly to the French Quarter. Unfortunately they did not restock my room with coffee... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent experience at the Hotel Modern. We look forward to your return soon. Until then, be well... More

Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Absolutely Fabulous! This is were we stayed for my 40th Birthday and it was great! Very nice and the atmosphere was very relaxing! I had a great time because everything was close by the trolley and in walking distance. Very Cozy! I love how we could sit out side and enjoy the night air with that very special person I... More

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

We are thrilled to learn that your 40th birthday was a total success. We look forward to you making the Hotel Modern a tradition for birthday celebrations to come. By the way, Scarlett is wondering if you took any pictures with her, and she wishes you a Happy Birthday! More

Lewisville, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Hotel Modern is a great place that we discovered a few years ago. It's location is in a perfect spot that allows easy access to the French Quarter and Garden District. We usually park our car the entire time and hop on the street car to get around. There is a stop right by the hotel. The staff is very... More

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

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with others about the Hotel Modern. We are delighted to learn that not only you enjoyed your accommodations, but also you had a chance to appreciate the food and cocktail program Tivoli & Lee and Bellocq have to offer. We hope that you come back soon, please contact us directly next time... More

Chicago
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Inefficiency and dirty-sloppy housekeeping abound at this could-be-very-charming but unfortunately disastrous hotel of attempted hipness. All the elements for success are in place - interesting design - cool little bar - slick restaurant - great beds - sexy metal headboards (perfect if you are handcuff inclined) - in-room Keurig coffee maker - a beautiful Eclectus Parrot hanging out at the... More

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

Thank you for your time and discussing the chain of events that you experienced while visiting the hotel this past weekend. It is very unfortunate that the resolution for your service breakdowns did not go smoothly and resulted in you contacting my directly. As stated during our conversation, we would love for you to return to our hotel and give... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

booked the hotel room online. Based upon the description I was expecting something much bigger and nicer. The description said bath shower combination bathrobes special art deco. pictures as well. Are room had none of these! Additionally the room was itty bitty tiny! It really felt like a little box. There was literally no place to open my suitcase except... More

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

We are sorry to learn that you found our rooms to be on the smaller side. We offer different room type accommodations that perhaps would best fit what you are looking for. Next time you plan to visit New Orleans, please contact us directly, we would love for you to experience one of our Large rooms. Until then, be well. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

We were floored with the courtesy and cleaniness of this hotel. The french quarters is only a one minute trolley ride away. We parked our car in there garage which is 3 blocks away for 10.00 a night and never drove it again. The trolley was 1.25 and the station is 100 yards away from the front door. Will stay... More

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

Scarlett and all of us at the Hotel Modern are very happy to learn that you have enjoyed your stay and that plan to return soon. We look forward to your next visit, and until then… Be well! More

Clinton, MS
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The front desk and valet staff were great. Those were the high points. We checked in at 3pm. The room was dirty. There was hair stuck to the toilet seat, a busted soda can in the fridge, make up stains on the pillow cases, dust bunnies under the desk, and dead plants on the window sill and bathroom counter. When... More

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

I am terribly sorry to learn of your unfortunate experience at the hotel. I am glad that our staff at the front desk was able to accommodate your requests and needs. At your earliest convenience, please contact me directly at (504) 962-0903 in order to learn more about your stay, and find ways to recover from such negative experience. More

Baton rouge
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The bellman who greeted me were super sweet and helpful and our bed was really comfortable but I just am used to a staying somewhere a little more upscale when I go to New Orleans . I was here for a quick trip so I was fine, but I wouldn't be happy staying here more than one night. It just... More

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

Thank you for your comments and feedback about your recent stay at the hotel. I am sad to learn that the hotel did not meet your expectations. I would be interested in learning more about your experience, and what would make our hotel more desirable to travelers like you who are looking for luxury and comfort while visiting New Orleans.... More

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Additional Information about The Hotel Modern

Also Known As:
Le Cirque New Orleans
Le Cirque Hotel
Hotel Le Cirque
Hotel Le Cirque New Orleans
Address: 936 St. Charles Avenue, At Lee Circle, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Location: United States > Louisiana > New Orleans
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #82 of 152 hotels in New Orleans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hotel Modern 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Modern New Orleans welcomes you. Upon arrival, you will be greeted with complimentary drinks in our lobby and escorted to your room just as if you were staying at a close friend’s guesthouse – there is no front desk or lengthy check in process. Our 135 comfortable rooms were designed in-house with a modern eclectic aesthetic that mirrors New Orleans’ juxtaposition of Old World charm with New World diversity. Each of our rooms feature a spacious layout to meet the needs of our busy and well-traveled guests, hand-picked modern yet comfortable furniture, and a selection from our private antique collection. The Hotel Modern goes beyond the basics to offer an array of cultural amenities, such as thoughtfully curated books in every room, a live music series with international artists in our cocktail lounge, Bellocq, and our full service restaurant, Tivoli & Lee, Chef Marcus Woodham's Southern Bistro featuring a farm-to-plate menu. The Lounge takes its name from photographer E.J. Bellocq, who secretly photographed the madams of pre-prohibition New Orleans. It features a menu of original cocktail creations from Neal Bodenheimer, Kirk Estopinal and Matthew Kohnke, the founders of Cure, the new Orleans bar named one of "The Best Bars in America" by Esquire Magazine. ... more   less 
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