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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 1 week ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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110 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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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336 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We visited twice during our time in New Orleans and sat on the veranda for lunch and drinks. Nice food and a very relaxing experience. Fascinating to see the local population socialising. Worth checking for opening times - we went for lunch at 1.30pm but wasn't open for food until 3pm. Travel on the street car for $3 per person... More 

Thank MMP56
Kearny, New Jersey
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73 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

My wife & I stopped here for lunch the other day while riding the trolley throughout the City. It had been recommended by a local tour bus driver & we are glad we made the stop. Although it was a cloudy & lightly rainy day, we sat on the porch and enjoyed watching the people go by as well as... More 

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