The Hotel Modern  3 stars

936 St.Charles Avenue, New Orleans, United States, 70130  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Staff was very friendly - Didn't have a pool or a business center
  • Close enough to the major tourist districts - Parking is an additional $28/night
  • Room was well appointed - Around the corner from the d-day museum - Steps from the st. charles line
  • Room was clean - No microwave, no minifridge - Bathrooms have a good size
  • Perfectly located nearby the french quarter - Price is also very good - Bed was excellent


Located in the cultural district, Hotel Modern offers non-smoking rooms as well as a casino, a library and a cocktail lounge. The building was renovated in 2011.

In the center of New Orleans in the vicinity of Our Lady Of Guadalupe Church, Cabildo and Historic New Orleans Collection. You can see World War 2 Museum, The New Orleans Artworks at the New Orleans GlassWorks & Printmaking Studio and Confederate Memorial Museum only 150m from the property.

The hotel is situated near monuments, galleries and museums.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans airport is 20 minutes' drive from the hotel.


This unique hotel comprises of Medium Double Room, Two-Bedroom Suite and Suite with vintage decor and such comforts as LCD flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe, individual climate control and a minibar. They also have private bathrooms with a hairdryer, bathrobes and a shower.


The rustic restaurant provides fresh meals. The renowned night bar offers live music and free Wi-Fi.


Aside from shoe shine, concierge service and dry cleaning, guests can also make use of a safe deposit box, a lift and a cash machine.


For children a play area and child care service are available.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 30 per day.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   135.

City Center New Orleans - 1.4 mi
Airports Louis Armstrong New Orleans (MSY) - 11.9 mi
Restaurants Tamarind by Dominique (cuisine: Contemporary) - 200 ft, Bellocq (cuisine: Bar) - 300 ft
Parks Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve - 4500 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-out
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Hairdresser
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
  • Video games
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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      The Hotel Modern LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Convention centers
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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      Popular areas
      Convention centers
      • Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
        2300 ft
      Sport related
      Shopping areas
      • Riverwalk Marketplace
        3000 ft
      Monuments and Landmarks
      Historical sites
      • Preservation Resource Ctr
        1400 ft
      • Confederate Museum
        400 ft
      • National World War II Museum
        700 ft
      • National D Day Museum
        1400 ft
      • Louisiana Children's Museum
        1400 ft
      • American Italian Renaissance
        2300 ft
      • Theater District
        2700 ft
      • Louisiana Philharmonic
        2700 ft
      • Ashe Cultural Arts Ctr
        3000 ft
      • Junebug Productions Inc
        3000 ft
      • Arts Council of New Orleans
        3000 ft
      • Saint John Baptist Community Ctr
        1400 ft
      • Gallier Hall
        1400 ft
      • IMAX Theater
        2000 ft
      Food and meals
      • Howlin' Wolf
        2000 ft
      Medical care and Hospitals

      Local Attractions

      • New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
        5000 ft
        514 Chartres St, New Orleans
      • Gallier House
        5000 ft
        1118 and 1132 Royal St., New Orleans
      • Historic New Orleans Collection
        5200 ft
        533 Royal Street, New Orleans
      • Our Lady Of Guadalupe Church
        5300 ft
        411 N Rampart St, New Orleans
      • French Quarter
        1.2 mi
        Canal St to Esplanade Ave, New Orleans

      Near the hotel

      • The National WWII Museum
        700 ft
        945 Magazine Street, New Orleans
      • Confederate Memorial Museum
        500 ft
        929 Camp St, New Orleans
      • Ogden Museum of Southern Art
        500 ft
        925 Camp Street, New Orleans
      • Contemporary Arts Center
        500 ft
        900 Camp St., New Orleans
      • Julia Row
        1200 ft
        Julia Street, New Orleans
      • Louisiana Children's Museum
        1400 ft
        420 Julia Street, New Orleans
      • Warehouse District
        2200 ft
        New Orleans, LA

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Tamarind by Dominique

        52% likes this, based on 32 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary

        200 ft
        936 St Charles
      • Bellocq

        71% likes this, based on 24 reviews
        Cuisine: Bar

        300 ft
        2 Lee Cir
      • Michaul's

        57% likes this, based on 43 reviews
        Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 31

        400 ft
        840 Saint Charles Avenue

        Phone: 504 522 5517

      • La Casita

        65% likes this, based on 42 reviews
        Cuisine: Latin

        700 ft
        634 Julia St.

        Phone: +(1)5042188043

      • Warehouse grille

        77% likes this, based on 46 reviews
        Cuisine: American

        800 ft
        869 Magazine St

        Phone: (504) 322-2188

      The Hotel Modern Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Hotel Modern

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 50 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers

        Staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Location to downtown and convention center excellent. Room clean and comfortable.

        Hotel is undergoing major renovation, so there was much banging and inconvenience during the day. May have taken "minimalist" too far in the rooms, as we did not have amenities one expects from a hotel: a phone, sufficient hangers (asked for twice and never got more), bedside clock, shampoo in bath after first day, pictures on the walls, etc.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        Location was okay, room was clean.

        The hotel was under major renovations at the time of our stay but failed to mention that until we arrived to check in. The renovations included elevators that weren't operating, broken ice machines, waking up to hammering sounds before 7am. The hotel should not have taken reservations during this period, and we definitely wouldn't have stayed at the hotel if we had known it was such a messy time to stay there. That being said, the location, value and cleanliness would probably be okay some other time when things weren't so chaotic for the property. I'd also agree with some reviews I read regarding the air conditioning unit being excessively noisy. I preferred to turn it off each night rather than wake up multiple times to the startling banging sounds.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        I wish I would have known they were doing renovations. Other than that it was great

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends


        Did not like the fact that the hotel was under construction and did not offer valet services.

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      • Group of friends

        I really liked the hotel staff..They were very attentive .

        The check out time is @ 11:00 and it should be @ 12:00

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      • Group of friends

        Good location. Staff was great. Room was very clean. The bathroom is small but neat. The decor is unique. Only 1 elevator worked but it didnt slow us down. Overall I would stay here again, especially if you come for a girls weekend and you dont plan on being in the room very much.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        everything, loved it. Only stayed one night. The room was nice and clean. Staff were helpful and nice.

        we could hear EVERYTHING that the neighbor said or did. Even when they went to the bathroom or walked around in their room. Very thin walls.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        The position was ok and the French Quarter was easily reachable by few tram stations. It was quiet and it was possible to make coffe and tea in the room (an "On the Run" shop was next to the hotel).

        We had to pay for parking and the staff didn't suggest us the "smart" way: Leave the car in street in the night next to the parking lot (where cameras are) and pay only for the day time in the parking lot!

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Good location to Canal st. Conveinence to wwii museum. Also, the clerk at the front desk recommended a restaurant for lunch on Sat. It was named Surrey's ( I think). It was a fabulous place & we wish we could have personally thanked her for the recommendation.

        Rooms small but functional.

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      • Group of friends

        The hotel reminded me of a boutique hotel. The style and interior design was simplistice yet chic. The bed in the room was comfortable. The staff was efficient and helpful especially the overnight front desk staff. I liked the proximity of the hotel to the trolley. This made it easy to get around.

        The hotel was supposedly under renovation so the bar was not open. I was there for a music festival so that would have been nice to be able to sit at the bar and socialize with other hotel guests. During my stay, one of the elevators was out of service and there did not appear to be any attempt to fix it. The shower curtain was too short for the shower so there was always an excess amount of water on the bathroom floor. Parking for the hotel is terrible.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        Its location

        The staff and the room size and services

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The Modern, was perfectly situated, with the street car running straight past the hotel, taking you downtown to Bourbon Street. Fantastic

        I loved the old homestyle atmosphere, which made you feel welcome. an overall very comfortable stay.

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      • Couple

        Excellent location.

        In its quest to be a trendy, boutique location for travelers, Hotel Modern lets service, attention to detail, and comfort fall by the wayside.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Very friendly staff and conveniently located.

        I was charged the wrong amount for the stay. Receipt had $307 but $407 was charged to my card.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The hotel was perfect fit for me and my wife. We were there at Mardi Gras. It was on the quiet side of town but right on the parade routes and a short walk to many attractions including the "French quarter". I would recommend The Hotel Modern to anyone.

        • Average rating
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