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Hotel Ella

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I was going to give this hotel 4 stars, but I've had to deal with a significant billing issue for the last week that's left a sour taste in my mouth. I don't think there's intent to overcharge me and the hotel even acknowledges the charge should be removed, but for whatever reason they aren't following through and I have...

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5Thank Chidawgo
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We had a lovely stay at Hotel Ella and from the moment we arrived the staff were very helpful and took the time to explain many places of interest to suit our needs. We had a very big room and bathroom, with a lovely bed and decor. The complimentary car shuttle was a great help to get into town in...

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1Thank Bbbbbesty
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

This historic home outfitted to be a boutique hotel is beautiful and has very good staff. Be sure, however, to get an accurate description of the room available before you book it. My husband and I booked late and got a beautiful room on the second floor of the annex, over-looking the pool. We had a sitting area, a large...

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5Thank Kathleen C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Hotel Ella was perfect for a girls' weekend! The hotel pool (and drinks) were fabulous, as were the kind people who worked at the hotel (shout out to Jimmy, who must have helped us valet the car over 15 times that weekend haha). Fantastic area close to everything!

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Loved the hotel, beautiful and service was great. The rooms were chic and comfortable, the mattress gave me some of the best sleep I've had in a while! Would stay there again! The veranda was the perfect place for breakfast in the morning and a great place to end the evening.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Absolutely wonderful hotel. Made our stay in Austin even better. The service is amazing. I truly have not experienced a more helpful , friendly and courteous staff. They have free bikes to use on a first come first service basis. Great way to,see the city. Would strongly recommend. They also,have a car service that we used at night. It is...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel's lobby, restaurant and bar are in an old mansion but the rooms are in a separate newer building. The rooms are nicely appointed with big showers, LCD TVs, and up to date. I would definitely stay here again. The staff was very friendly.

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Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Originally booked for a girls trip that fell through, my husband and I headed downtown to stay at Hotel Ella and were so pleasantly surprised. We live locally but I had never seen this hotel. I cannot WAIT to go back for a staycation. Beds were SO comfy, room was large and well planned, HUGE shower in bathroom. Lovely little...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stayed at Hotel Ella for a relaxing weekend getaway. The service was exceptional with maid service twice a day and a free car service to wherever in the near vicinity. The grounds and interiors were beautifully designed. It had a great local Austin but luxurious feel to it. We enjoyed an afternoon by the small pool with great lunch...

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Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

The start of this review may sound negative, but please read on to see why I have given a 5 star rating: We arrived at the Hotel Ella after traveling from Scotland. Upon arrival we met with John Hepner the GM, who had some disappointing news, this being that due to a computer error by Expedia we were double booked...

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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, Austin, TX 78705 (Formerly Mansion at Judges' Hill)
Region: United States > Texas > Austin > West Campus
Price Range: ₹ 14,318 - ₹ 32,200 (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
#18 Luxury Hotel in Austin
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“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
“Ask for a quiet room in the new building.”
Q4771DMmariad, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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