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Austin Motel

Booking.comUS$ 230*
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#83 of 201 Hotels in Austin
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Fort Worth, TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today, I returned from a two night stay at the Austin Motel. The previous reviews were very accurate and helpful. We had room 211, large main room, but the smallest closet and bathroom I have seen in any other motel. The bed and pillows were awesomely comfortable. The a/c worked well but noisily; old style window unit. The linens and...

1Thank travellustinggirl
Utila, Honduras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

pro's: a funky spot in a funky part of town. basic but comfortable rooms, nice linens and a cute swimming pool. decor may not be to everyones taste but i liked it. cons: noisy a/c, no coffee maker in the room i would return

Thank divenuts
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told to stay here for a quintessential Austin experience. Yet, the $250 price tag does not match the the decor, level of cleanliness, or customer service. The bathroom grout was disgusting. Dead bugs lining the windowsill were also disgusting and the lack of privacy was disconcerting. It is kitschy, but not for $250. Bugs and mold are not...

1Thank bawlpark
North Olmsted
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We decided to combine a mini vacation with my husbands work trip. Wow, we didn't realize SXSW was going on while we were there so we felt fortunate to get a room here. The location was great, close to walk downtown as well as hang out in SOCO. There were so many things going around the hotel including our pool...

3Thank JenniferH25
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I fully recommend the Austin Motel. I am on the road 4 days a week almost every week of the year. I decided to try something a little different on my recent stay in Austin. If you ever feel like you get depressed thinking again checking into one more business hotel that is like every other one you are in...

3Thank Rhonda S
Magnolia, Texas, United States
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Hotel was conducting renovations while we were here. The facility is very clean, the staff very nice. The only down side was no coffee in room. This is a no frills hotel. The pool looks nice and like I said, it is clean.

1Thank AngelPC
Marsh Harbour, Marsh Harbour, The Bahamas
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Hotel is in the middle of town it's perfect for walking around. The hotel was clean, we had a couple little things wrong like the toilet made loud noises. But all in all it was just fine, and the staff are very nice. Don't miss the coffee shop next door called Jo's.

1Thank Linda L
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed as a family of 3 in a "suite". It was very spacious and quirkily furnished and darkly painted. It had a kitchenette but with no kitchen utensils whatsoever which limited its usefulness. The bathroom was adequate but the fixtures and fittings needed updating. The room servicing was a little haphazard. Generally though, we were very comfortable. The room...

3Thank jwjg
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I stayed here for a few days and i love this hotel, it was nice and hot and the pool was put to good use. Its a really area to relax in too. Its central to soco lots to explore on foot which is nice as normally a car is needed. Its not the cheapest hotel but worth the money...

2Thank MixieCin
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We arrived at 7 pm on a Monday, and eventhough the homepage promissed available rooms at different rates they only had the two expensive room types left. So we got to pay almost 250 USD (incl. tax), but then looking forward to a nice room. But the room was not nice. It had terrible lighting, no carpets, lots of traffic...

1Thank HanJar1974

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Austin Motel opened its doors in 1938, and its landmark neon sign has been brightening South Congress Avenue ever since. This recently remodeled 41-room motel, with classic motor court exterior, is centrally located in the heart of Austin’s most interesting cultural district and is close to downtown, the Congress bat bridge and other area attractions. The iconic motel’s amenities include a swimming pool with pool bar, communal hangout spaces, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and complimentary parking. The 24-hour reception desk and retail store caters to guest needs, offering snacks, drinks and interesting mementos. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Austin Motel

Address: 1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2422
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: ₹ 8,856 - ₹ 19,457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Austin Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Austin Hotel Austin
Hotel Style:
#41 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#57 Family Hotel in Austin
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“Try to get a room facing west, the early sunshine can be a bit inconvenient.”
AngelPC, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get ground level if handicap or can't handle dragging suitcase up flights of stairs.”
metalchild, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for bigger, poolside rooms if stairs are not an issue. Single rooms are small.”
crittle2222, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay at a time when there is no festival or event happening in Austin.”
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“A room on the backside, away from S Congress.”
JimR415, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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