The Modern hosted travel writer Drew Beattie who, like all our favorite guests, has an unexpected passion. Beattie’s passion? Those icons of America’s late, great road-trip culture: the independently owned hotel.
From Hubert Le Blonen azken hegaldia It’s late. You checked in to the Modern and made your way to your room. After you’ve entered the room, flipped on the light, dropped your bags on the floor, and fallen back on the bed, your hand flops around the nightstand to conjure up the TV remote. […]
Flashback to 1960 when 1314 W Grove was a Travelodge. In 2007 it was renovated and reopened as the Modern Hotel and Bar. Later in 2010 the Modern Hotel was awarded the Orchid for Contribution to Historic Preservation. Read more about the Orchid award at http://www.preservationidaho.org/programs/orchids-onions/2010/modern-hotel-bar
Again this year we are blessed with the Treefort Music Festival. Great bands migrate north from the warmth of Austin, Texas and will breeze into town to warm up our city March 20-24. If you didn’t go last year, I’ll offer some words of wisdom–or what I’m proclaiming to be wisdom. Go to Treefort, indulge […]
hi there, i am writing from room 235 where i just returned after a very lovely dinner and concert on the patio. i am just so in love with everything about your fine hotel that i HAD to write, right now, and tell you all. when we told friends we were traveling to boise to […]
The Modern Hotel is offering three hotel nights and admission to the Tree Fort Music Festival The Modern Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Tree Fort Music Festival country in downtown Boise. It is a stumble away from three of the top Tree Fort music venues–across the street from the Linen Building, around […]
Dang gina, this year stresses me out. I’m ambivalent about snow and cold. But this just isn’t right. NO SNOW. And it didn’t come until well after Elvis’s birthday on the 8 of January. I hate it. It makes me sad and anxious. It dominates my conversations. “I really wish it would snow” I’d say […]
THE MODERN HOTEL IS ONCE AGAIN INVITING ARTISTS TO CHECK IN FOR THE NIGHT BOISE, Idaho (May 5th, 2011) – The Modern Hotel is opening its doors for the 4th annual Modern Art event on Thursday, May 5th from 5-9pm. Over 80 artists have been invited to participate in Modern Art 2011, and for one […]