1314 W. Grove St., Boise, Idaho (866) 780-6012, themodernhotel.com 
AAA Diamonds ◆◆
AAA member rate From $95.
A refurbished 1960s-era Travelodge, the Modern Hotel has become one of Boise’s retro-chic hot spots, with art and music events beﬁtting its aesthetic. In May, it was honored by Preservation Idaho for its conservation of midcentury modern design.
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Photo courtesy by Brad Talbutt 
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