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Modern Hotel and Bar

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in a King room on the first floor in the interior portion near the ice machine- the room itself felt a bit small but comfortable and the bathroom is huge. We had dinner in the restaurant our first night, which was fantastic and the free breakfast is also great. My only real complaint is that noise travels easily,...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen this hotel listed for awhile now, I just hadn't tried it out yet. I'm sorry to have waited this long. A very nice hotel. Clean room, comfortable bed, and an awesome shower. Combine that with a welcome gift of Idaho spud candy and you can't go wrong.

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Idaho
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This was a spur of the moment trip and we decided to book the day off and we were excited to get a room after calling literally three hours before we got there. We were welcomed with an Idaho Spud Bar and a friendly desk staff. Our room was adjacent from the bar, by the fire places. It did get...

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Modern189, Manager at Modern Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

Emmypants, (Adorable) Thank you for your thoughtful review. I’m glad a spontaneous decision drove you to stay at the Modern Hotel. I always love a good surprise. We recommend that our guests who aren’t interested in a lively evening, request a quiet room when booking their stay. We will do our best to select a room away from the revelers.

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Darling little place within walking distance of downtown. Hotel has been remodeled and given a cool vibe. Very clean and comfortable and the front desk clerks are very friendly and helpful. We'd stay again for sure.

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Belgium
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Lovely place with nice classy rooms. Trendy decor. Balcony at the rooms on the second floor. Fun bar and breakfast area with a good variety of things to eat. Only a short walk from all the action in Boise!

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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

The Modern is one of our top 3 places to stay in Boise, (and we live here!) The cleanliness is consistent, beds are very comfortable, the design is simple and elegant, and the 'in-room cabinet store' is extremely well stocked; I have never seen another one like it. Amazing food and drinks right down stairs! The only missing star is...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Don't judge a book by it's cover . I live here in Boise and this place use to be the old travel lodge. Not now ! Beautifully redone ... great beds... every convenience you can imagine and the bar and court yard are great. The welcome is sweet with an Idaho Spud bar and the staff friendly and helpful. Rooms...

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Idaho
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Our room was located on the second floor through the door, away from the action of the bar. The hotel lives up to its name; the room was modern and minimally decorated. The beds were firm and comfortable and the pillows were great. The shower was fabulous; it was large and had two shower heads. The only quirk that was...

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Reviewed November 23, 2016

Nice bar with a good selection of drinks. Little pricey tho. They had outdoor fire pits the where nice for the smokers. All in all not a bad place to stop in for a drink, defiantly off the beat path. So go have fun.

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Helena, Montana
Reviewed November 14, 2016

good downtown location in rehabbed motor lodge but the staff were very friendly, helpful and good followup when I left an item behind in the room. Nice outdoor space for after-hours visiting and beverage. Ask for a quiet room. Bike, restaurant and breakfast were offered but not sampled on this visit.

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Modern189, General Manager at Modern Hotel and Bar, responded to this review

KJH2205, Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. I'm happy you found the staff friendly and the outside courtyard inviting. I hope you come back to visit again and give our bikes and breakfast a try. Cheers, Michal - hotel manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience this intimate boutique hotel, where architecture and design live in harmony. ADA-compliant. Small parking lot for walk-up comfort and convenience. Street parking when lot is full. Adjacent to the Linen Building Event Center, The Modern Hotel is the ideal spot for meetings and creative professionals taking care of business. Onsite, our business center has all the hook-ups you need to tie up loose ends while you're away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Modern Hotel and Bar

Address: 1314 Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
Location: United States > Idaho > Boise
Price Range: $140 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Modern Hotel and Bar 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Modern Hotel Boise
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Boise
#8 Romantic Hotel in Boise
#16 Family Hotel in Boise
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“Quieter rooms are upstairs, through the door, away from the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles KS555, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back if you need absolute quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles denisemariec, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“You can ask for a quieter room if that's important to you. They do try to arrange.”
 of 5 bubbles ChaseSq, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the courtyard may be noisy IF there is an EVENT.”
 of 5 bubbles joannd45, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“If weather allows, a room with a balcony is great for sitting and relaxing. ”
 of 5 bubbles jcallah, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
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