$99 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jul 7, 2015 Check-out: Jul 10, 2015

The Hotel Modern New Orleans

4 stars
View map of 936 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
114 reviews
One-night stop in the coolest part of town

Our second time staying at Hotel Modern. Most appealing thing is the location. Staying right on Lee... See full review

  • Adrian A.
  • Apr 25, 2015
Great location will be back !!!

the hospitality was awesome thanks again hotel modern See full review

  • Tanya D.
  • Mar 26, 2015

The Hotel Modern New Orleans is a stylish smoke-free haven with tastefully decorated guestrooms designed with modern aesthetics. Tourists staying at this contemporary hotel can easily visit the historic collections at the nearby National World War II Museum. At The Hotel Modern New Orleans, guest can sample regional specialties at Tivoli & Lee

Location

The Hotel Modern New Orleans is ideally situated in the heart of New Orleans, just a short walk from galleries, shops and local museums. While in the area, guests can check out the restaurants and shopping stores at Riverwalk Marketplace or watch concerts at Lafayette Square.

Dining
Modern Southern Food + Drink or enjoy fine cocktail creations at Bellocq cocktail lounge on site.

Rooms

All 135 spacious rooms and suites at The Hotel Modern New Orleans blend old-world appeal and modern appointments. Aside from the vintage collections and books draped in the rooms, guests can also enjoy convenient amenities such as large LCD TV, iPod docking station, work desk, and free wireless Internet access.

Property features
  • New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • New Orleans Lakefront Airport (7.3 mi/11.7 km)
  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (11 mi/17.7 km)
Transportation
  • National World War II Museum (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • Ogden Museum of Southern Art (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • Contemporary Arts Center (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Lafayette Square (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
Entertainment

The pet-friendly Hotel Modern New Orleans offers a cozy lounge area at Bellocq. Tivoli & Lee

Recreation
Modern Southern Food + Drink invites diners to feast on sumptuous farm-to-table menus made from fresh local ingredients. The hotel also provides room service, limousine service, valet parking (fees apply) and in-room spa treatments.

Breakfast is served from 7am – 11am, while lunch and dinner are from 11am – 11pm.

Fees
Modern Southern Food + Drink, is opening in March 2013. Until the restaurant opens, room service is available for breakfast (7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) and dinner (5:00 p.n to 10:00 p.m). The hotel lounge, Bellocq, also serves small plates from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily.
  • The hotel has an ATM as well as a 24-hour fitness center on site.
  • This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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    The Hotel Modern New Orleans Rooms

    Small
    (155 sq ft) Guestrooms are located on floors 2 through 9 and offer a Queen bed. Features include custom furniture, luxurious down bedding and pillow-top mattress, 37" LCD TV, i-pod docking station and working desk. Guestrooms are accented with unique vintage artwork and an eclectic selection of books. Complimentary wireless internet is available.
    Medium
    (165 sq ft) Guestrooms are located on floors 2-10 and offer a King bed. Features include custom furniture, luxurious down bedding and pillow-top mattress, 37 LCD TV, i-pod docking station and working desk. Guestrooms are accented with unique vintage artwork and an eclectic selection of books. Complimentary wireless internet is available.
    Large
    (220 sq ft) Spacious guestrooms are located on floors 2-10 and offer a King bed. Most rooms have a window seating area. Features include custom furniture, luxurious down bedding and pillow-top mattress, 42 LCD TV, i-pod docking station and working desk. Guestrooms are accented with unique vintage artwork and an eclectic selection of books. Complimentary wireless internet is available.
    Double
    (215 sq ft) Guestrooms are located on floors 2-10, offer 2 Double beds and unobstructed views of Lee Circle and St. Charles Avenue, or downtown New Orleans. Features include custom furniture, luxurious down bedding and pillow-top mattress, 42 LCD TV, i-pod docking station and working desk. Guestrooms are accented with unique vintage artwork and an eclectic selection of books. Complimentary wireless internet is available.

    Amenities

    • WiFi
    • No smoking rooms/facilities
    General
    No smoking rooms/facilities
    Concierge
    Pet friendly
    Activities
    Fitness center or spa
    Spa
    Night club
    Dining
    Bar/Lounge
    Restaurant
    Room service
    Services
    Laundry service
    Childcare Service
    In-Room Safe
    Doctor on call
    Internet
    WiFi
    Parking
    Parking
    Accessibility
    Handicapped rooms/facilities
    Service dogs allowed
    Service animals allowed

    Nearby points of interest

    • Contemporary Arts Center: 0.1 mi
    • Louisiana State Museum: 0.2 mi
    • New Orleans School of Glass Works: 0.5 mi
    • Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk: 0.6 mi
    • Entergy IMAX Theater: 0.7 mi
    • Aquarium of The Americas: 0.7 mi
    • New Orleans Arena: 0.7 mi
    • Mercedes Benz Superdome: 0.8 mi
    • Mercedes-Benz Superdome: 0.8 mi
    • Port of New Orleans: 0.9 mi
    • Jackson Square: 1.1 mi
    • Preservation Hall: 1.1 mi
    • Bourbon Street: 1.1 mi
    • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum: 1.2 mi
    • Algiers Point: 1.4 mi
    • Contemporary Arts Center: 0.1 mi
    • Louisiana State Museum: 0.2 mi
    • New Orleans School of Glass Works: 0.5 mi
    • Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk: 0.6 mi
    • Entergy IMAX Theater: 0.7 mi
    • Aquarium of The Americas: 0.7 mi
    • New Orleans Arena: 0.7 mi
    • Mercedes Benz Superdome: 0.8 mi
    • Mercedes-Benz Superdome: 0.8 mi
    • Port of New Orleans: 0.9 mi
    • Jackson Square: 1.1 mi
    • Preservation Hall: 1.1 mi
    • Bourbon Street: 1.1 mi
    • New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum: 1.2 mi
    • Algiers Point: 1.4 mi
    • American Aquatic Gardens: 1.7 mi
    • Bywater Historic District: 2.8 mi
    • Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden: 3.2 mi
    • New Orleans Museum of Art: 3.3 mi
    • Riverbend: 3.3 mi
    • Carousel Gardens: 3.8 mi
    • Audubon Zoo: 3.9 mi
    • City Park New Orleans: 4.2 mi
    • Lakefront Arena: 6.1 mi

    Dining

    Tivoli & Lee
    Modern Southern Food and Drink, features a neighborhood focused, farm-to-table bistro with a heavy emphasis on the freshest local ingredients for their take on local regional southern food.
    Bellocq
    The cocktail lounge will also feature a rotating menu of drink specials.

    Hotel Policies

    Check-in:
    3:00 PM
    Check-out:
    11:00 AM

    Terms and conditions

    Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

    The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

    Ratings and reviews for The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Overall score

    3.8 / 5
    5.01.0
    23 out of 114
    Amenities:
    3.7
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    4.3
    Comfort:
    3.7
    Location:
    4
    Value:
    4

    91% would recommend to a friend.

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    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    gizmogidget
    Business
    Anaheim
    May 17, 2015

    Good location. 10 min walk to Bourbon St.

    Business trip. Good value for the person who needs to go to convention center. Parking on street was not my idea of convenience. But that's my only complaint.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    4
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    3
    5.01.0
    Jessica F.
    Business
    Fayetteville
    Jan 16, 2015

    Quick Business Stay

    I stayed here for only a single night as I was in and out for business pretty quickly. I would not recommend this hotel. While it was in a great location, particularly for Mardi Gras events, most other elements were disappointing. The decor seemed lacking, good idea to go a bit hipster, but everything looked haphazard. The mattress was sunk down in the middle and would be uncomfortable if more than owner person was sleeping there. The room did not have an iron/ironing board. I requested these items and the staff was quick to bring them, but the iron had junk melted on it. I had to request a second iron and the staff was again quick. I was appreciative of the in-room keurig, but found only decaf coffee options upon waking. Again, I called down to the front desk and they promptly brought additional options. After showering, I found that the blow-dryer was broken. So, again, I called down to the front for a replacement. This time the service was very slow. It took an hour for them to bring the blow dryer causing me to have to leave for work events with wet hair. Very unsatisfactory! Besides this, the bathroom was too dim for make-up application. If you want a place on Lee circle for Mardi Gras, but have no other standards, this might be the place for you. If you expect certain other amenities, maybe look elsewhere.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    2
    Cleanliness:
    3
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    3
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    3
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    Yo Daddy666
    Business
    Tucson, AZ
    Nov 20, 2014

    Nice, small room, great service

    The room is nice, but small and minimalistic. I think that is what the "modern" is code for. The service was great. Very helpful, great attitudes.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    4
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

    Short walk to several dining establishments.

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    3
    5.01.0
    merryvarr
    Business
    rhode island
    Oct 14, 2014

    Not bad

    Small, boutique feel. Rooms small and minimal but clean. Bathrooms are nice. Location was good, close to Julia street and walk to French Quarter. Staff was pleasant. Restaurant was delicious.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    3
    Cleanliness:
    3
    Hotel staff:
    4
    Comfort:
    3
    Location:
    3
    Value:
    3
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    1
    5.01.0
    NOLA visitor 2014
    Business
    San Francisco
    Mar 23, 2014

    Horrible Experience

    I stayed here for 5 nights and had to move to a different room twice! 1st room: Light was emitting a loud buzzing sound, shampoo/conditioner rack was broken so I couldn't squeeze content out (showered the first night w/o shampoo and conditioner). Lastly, found an opened soda bottle in the mini frig!! Gross!!! 2nd room: People next door was loud and inconsiderate. At 1am, they were partying as if it was their own home. I had to wake up early next morning for a conference so I had to call and request to move to another room. Again, packed all my belongings and moved out. 3rd room: Everything was actually good, except the bathroom faucet drain was clogged up. Next time I'm in NOLA, I think I would book something better.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    3
    Cleanliness:
    2
    Hotel staff:
    3
    Comfort:
    1
    Location:
    3
    Value:
    3
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    philosan
    Business
    Lawrence, Kansas
    Oct 5, 2013

    Good hotel, little bit far, nice bar

    The hotel is nice and clean, everything is neat, but simple. A little bit far away from all the bars and convention center. But there are 2 bars inside the hotel.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    4
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    3
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    MyPointofView
    Business
    Houston
    Oct 5, 2013

    Nice hotel in nice location - good value

    I enjoyed my stay. The staff is very nice, the hotel is located in a good spot to downtown museums, and the price was right. However they seemed to be going through a management change...while I got there at 9 - room was not ready till 10 because of laundry, towels for my room didn't arrive till 11 one night, and the halls had the same trash in them 3 days in a row. Given that the bar tender was nice, the front desk, helpful and everyone friendly. Also the small room is truely small.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    3
    Cleanliness:
    3
    Hotel staff:
    4
    Comfort:
    3
    Location:
    5
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

    very close to the World War II and Civil War Museums.

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    Tessie46
    Business
    London
    May 14, 2013

    Good conference hotel

    Overall it was a good position for the conference a short work to the convention area. Staff very helpful. Room was a little noisy for me with the constant drone of the air conditioning unit. Restaurant and bar very good excellent food.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    4
    Cleanliness:
    4
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    2
    Location:
    4
    Value:
    3
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    3
    5.01.0
    FemmeJr
    Business
    New York, NY
    May 10, 2013

    Not centrally located but great bar and restaurant

    Pros: -Lovely boutique hotel -Close to the convention center -Excellent bar and restaurant (Tivoli & Lee; Bellaoq) -Friendly bellhops and front desk staff -Friendly parrot roams the front desk and lobby! Cons: -Can't check in before 3 PM -Not close to the French Quarter or downtown area; cabs are a must -Tiny rooms and shower - I had to call more than once when ordering room service or toiletries -Advertises complimentary wine and water at front desk, but either wasn't there or no glasses.

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    3
    Cleanliness:
    2
    Hotel staff:
    4
    Comfort:
    2
    Location:
    2
    Value:
    4
    Trip purpose:

    Business

    Dining tip: In Hotel

    Definitely enjoy cocktails at Tivoli & Lee and Belloq.

    Review of The Hotel Modern New Orleans

    Reviewer score

    4
    5.01.0
    heyjoe
    Business
    barcelona, spain
    Mar 17, 2013

    Very pleasant place

    I was very happy with this hotel. Stayed there for a conference. It is in walking distance to the French Quarter and the Convention Center. The rooms are a bit small, but equipped with all you need and nicely set-up. Staff is very welcoming and nice, and they have a great breakfast

    Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
    Amenities:
    5
    Cleanliness:
    5
    Hotel staff:
    5
    Comfort:
    4
    Location:
    4
    Value:
    3
    Trip purpose:

    Business

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