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Hotel Ella

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#37 of 201 Hotels in Austin
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Mystic, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Hotel Ella for four nights and loved almost everything about it. Check in was efficient and we found Chelsea to be pleasant and helpful. Our room was in the new block. It was large, clean, well decorated and had plenty of storage. There was no 'view', apart from the co op across the street (more of that...

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear StomWiltshire_UK, We are happy to read that you had a fabulous experience during your stay with us Hotel Ella! That is wonderful that you enjoyed the location of our historic, boutique hotel near the University of Texas, and the State Capitol. We appreciate your constructive feedback and are continuously striving to make our guest experience excellent. Your feedback helps...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay. Wonderful service. We will certainly want to stay here again. We would like to try a large room in the main building for our next stay. We look forward to another visit to Hotel Ella.

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear William11484, We are thrilled to read that you had a lovely stay with us! That is fantastic to know that you received wonderful service from our team, as we strive to provide excellent service to all of our guests. We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Brent Wolf Hotel Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good facility and great staff. Restaurant was excellent. The hotel has a nice pool area and a great porch on which to relax and enjoy cocktails in the evening. My only issue is that there is no self parking - only valet.

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear Gregg M, We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at our historic, boutique hotel, near the University of Texas, and the State Capitol. It's wonderful to know that you found Goodall's Kitchen, our onsite restaurant, to be excellent! That is also wonderful that you had time to unwind and relax on our beautiful veranda for cocktails...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Ella was the original home of the University of Texas President. The home itself is the functional part of the property with the restaurant, bar, check-in desk etc. There are rooms on the second floor that are huge and have access to the wrap-around porch upstairs -- kinda cool if you're luck enough to be up there by yourself!...

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear allintexas, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your 5 star review of our historic, boutique hotel, near the University of Texas, and the State Capitol. That is wonderful that you had time to enjoy a delicious meal in Goodall's Kitchen, our popular on site restaurant. We appreciate you recognizing our staff to be top...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel Ella is a beautiful boutique hotel with old fashioned charm and modern appointments. The service was warm and helpful. Dining is outstanding. The burger was a delicious surprise. The wide wrap around porch was the perfect spot for a relaxing cocktail.

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear Rosemary J, We are thrilled to read your glowing 5 Star Review of our boutique hotel, near the University of Texas, and the State Capitol. We are happy to that you found the service you received to be both warm and helpful. That is wonderful that you enjoyed a delicious meal in Goodall's Kitchen, our onsite restaurant. We agree...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charmingly restored historic home hotel was my perfect introduction to Austin. The reception staff were lovely and welcoming, in fact, every staff member I encountered was a credit to the hotel. I as given a Deluxe Poolside room and it was super luxurious. The king bed and pillows were akin to sleeping on a cloud. The private patio which...

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear ThePackedBag, Thank you for your 5 star review of our boutique hotel, near the University of Texas and State Capitol. We appreciate hearing from all of our guests about their stay. I am so happy to read that you found every single staff member you encountered, to be a credit to the hotel! We strive to provide warm, personalized...

Naperville, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Hotel Ella for my daughter who has the same name. We had heard of the hotel through the Southern Living list of recommendations and she has always wanted to visit "her hotel." It definitely lived up to the grandeur reported by Southern Living. It was a beautiful boutique hotel located very conveniently down the street from the University...

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear Wendy P, We are so happy to read that you and your daughters enjoyed your stay here at Hotel Ella! That is neat that your daughter Ella always wanted to stay here, and that y'all were able to make time to spend some precious time together here. We strive to make every guest experience stellar, so I'm happy to...

Berkley, MA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a girls spring fling. The hotel is charming. Had a room on the second floor with access to the huge rap around porch. Service was amazing from valet parking to the bar staff. Chelsea at the front desk was especially wonderful. She went out of her way to recommend a few restaurants. Goodall"s Restaurant is fantastic. Tuesday"s is the...

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear Suzan D, We are thrilled to read your 5 star review of our historic, boutique hotel, near the University of Texas and the State Capitol! That is fantastic that you found the service you received to be amazing in all areas! Glad to read that Chelsea was especially wonderful and helpful in recommending restaurants. We will share those positive...

Wayne, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival at Hotel Ella I was greeted by Andrew, who helped me with my bags and provided a warm welcome. Throughout my stay he checked in, making sure everything was to my liking. When I informed him I was a solo traveler and truthfully did not even make an itinerary for my first time in Austin, he printed out...

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear EricaCamp, Thank you for your fantastic review of our historic, boutique hotel, near the University of Texas, and the State Capitol. It is wonderful to read your comments about the service and hospitality at our hotel being out of this world! We strive to make every guests' stay an excellent one, so I am happy to read that yours...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were lucky enough to spend 5 nights in the Hotel Ella. It is a small hotel which has an intimate and stylish feel which we really enjoyed. The staff were absolutely fabulous. Everyone we met was really friendly and efficient. Nothing seemed too much trouble and the sunny disposition was infectious. The room was a good size with an...

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HotelEllaManagement, Manager at Hotel Ella, responded to this review

Dear John A, We appreciate your glowing 5 star review of Hotel Ella! We are thrilled to read that you found all of the staff to be friendly, efficient, and absolutely fabulous. We also appreciate that you enjoyed our comfortable beds. It is wonderful to read that you got a chance to check out a lot of the wonderful restaurants,...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near the heart of downtown Austin and within walking distance of the University of Texas, Hotel Ella is a stylish boutique hotel housed in the historic Goodall Wooten House, one of Austin's original landmark estates. Constructed in 1900, the Greek revival-style mansion underwent an extensive renovation in 2013, and now offers a picture-perfect setting for vacations, staycations, weddings, meetings and more. With 47 guest rooms, a cabana-lined pool, and a wrap-around veranda overlooking our front lawn, Hotel Ella features beautifully designed outdoor and indoor spaces-including a recently renovated ballroom-that will add timelessness and simple elegance to any event. In true Texan style, guests will be treated to a superior level of personalized service and exceptional dining during their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ella

Address: 1900 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78705-5511 (Formerly Mansion at Judges' Hill)
Region: United States > Texas > Austin > West Campus
Price Range: ₹ 14,017 - ₹ 29,585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Ella 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Mansion At Judges` Hill Hotel Austin
Mansion At Judges Hill Austin
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#5 Business Hotel in Austin
#13 Family Hotel in Austin
#17 Luxury Hotel in Austin
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Original Hotel Building is Much Noisier Than Rear Section”
allintexas, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on upper floor which was lovely, pool view in new wing. Old wing looked more appealing from the outside.”
johnaJ2359CP, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the historic home portion. We weren't able to but they are supposedly the best.”
MB2429, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“It won't matter what you request.”
Anonymous855, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I would request a pool balcony when I go back.”
912Pattyh, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
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