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South Congress Avenue Questions & Answers

New Orleans, Louisiana

Looking for upscale hotels walking distance to SoCo. Downtown seems full of high rises. Price is not a factor

Thanks for any advice

over a year ago Answer

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Any opinions about Four Seasons or Hyatt Regency Austin?? We don't really want to be in the middle of the noise-- don't mind walking 20-30 minutes

over a year ago
Austin, Texas
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There are several on or just off of S. Congress, mostly boutique hotels. The exception is the South Congress Hotel, a full-service hotel right in the middle of the S.Congress activity. Boutique hotels include the Austin Motel, a 50s style motel that has been renovated; the Hotel San Jose; a motel renovated to a modern rock style; Kimber Modern, about 1 block off of S.Congress; and Hotel St.Cecelia, about 2 blocks off of S.Congress.

There are a few B&Bs and any number of short-term rentals, often homes, that are closer than the downtown hotels.

Other places listed in earlier responses are NOT on S.Congress - Driskill, Embassy Suites, Staybridge, Wood Spring and Omni.

over a year ago
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Check out Fairmont on Red River - it's posh, new, they are offering $149 rate. Small Uber ride away. It's near several restaurants

2 months ago
Dripping Springs, Texas
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Hyatt regency is slightly off Congress.Near Threadgill's restaurant and has buses to Dallas and Houston.Vonlane luxury buses leave from here. ALSO access to walking trail around Ladybird lake.

over a year ago
Dripping Springs, Texas
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Soco hotel has nice restaurant and rooms on Congress ave. The Beverly Condos on 11th and Red river are very modern with parking,indoor pool and downtown access for about 1000 a week.

over a year ago
San Diego
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Same here. I usually stay at the Driskill on 6th Street. Upscale historic hotel with great bar and close to restaurants, bars and sights. It's about a 30 minute walk to So Co or less than 10 minute Uber ride.

I've also stayed at the Embassy Suites on Congress, about a 10 minute walk to So Co.

I've heard the South Congress Hotel is also nice, but I've never stayed there. It is located in the middle of So Co.

over a year ago
Illinois
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I always stay at The Driskill off of Congress Ave. It is a historic hotel and lovely.

Staybridge, Wood Spring or Omni would be on South Congress and you could walk to areas south of the river.

over a year ago
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