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The Columns

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Address: St Charles, New Orleans, LA
Phone Number:
+1 504-899-9308

This bar on St. Charles is a good place to start your evening.

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A true piece of history.

Being natives of N.O. , we have driven by "The Columns" picturesque facade many times but this Thanksgiving we had the opportunity to stay in one of her well appointed rooms. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 November 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for one Sunday night to drop my son off at college. Stayed in Room #20 on the 3rd floor. There is no parking here so that's important to note. This wasn't clear to me until I got there. I was able to park out front, no problem, since there was only 3 rooms booked that night. One of my... More 

Thank Robbie J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Too upity For my taste. Bunch of young people acting as though They at the better than everyone else in the place. Cool architecture. Visit at your own discretion. Happy New Year.

Thank James S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Being natives of N.O. , we have driven by "The Columns" picturesque facade many times but this Thanksgiving we had the opportunity to stay in one of her well appointed rooms. The Columns varied history includes being built as a residence,a one time bordello,and even a movie set.The staff was especially attentive and informative which made for a great stay.... More 

Thank ninaspawpaw
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This place has the perfect patio for drinking and relaxing. It's not the fanciest place but it definitely has character and is a great place to stop for that historical NOLA vibe.

Thank Emily M
Belleville, Canada
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This antebellum home hotel offers everything you need for a perfect NOLA experience. You are right on the St Charles streetcar track to go to the celebrations in the French Quarter and then come back to the solice of The Columns. The music is great, the bar is one of the best in America and the food is amazing southern... More 

Thank birdturd73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, the staff especially our bartender Kelly was fantastic. This place is great for any night of the week and what ever you're trying to do.

Thank Isaac G
Townville, South Carolina
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a fun and entertaining happy hour. The Columns was beautiful and historic. The party on the porch is welcoming and our cocktails were delicious. There is a perfect view of the historic trolley and with beautiful weather I can't think of a better way to start the evening.

Thank Annieolney
Boston, Massachusetts
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I come to the Columns every time I visit NO. This lovely old hotel/restaurant has remained on the verge of decay for many years (first time I stayed here was in the early 90's), which to me, adds to its charm. Now if you want firm mattresses and immaculately clean rooms, this may not be the place for you. This... More 

Thank Carol K
Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This converted mansion is located in the quiet, sophisticated, laid back Garden District! We stayed here two years ago and loved it just as much as before! Staying here is like walking into the 1920's!!! We highly recommend room 8. It is huge and so romantic, with high ceilings and vintage furniture! The bathrooms are not modern by any means!... More 

Thank Anna M
Cairns, Australia
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Visited here for a drink and tea when we first arrived in New Orleans. Such gorgeous furniture and lighting created an atmosphere of warmth. The service was wonderful.

Thank Jemane

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