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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“great location”(79 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
2 Star Hotel
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I loved this motel. It was very basic - a small air-conditioned (thankfully!) room with just a bed, a table, a side-table and an HDTV. What was fun was the midcentury modern decor and the feel of being in a well-kept-up motel right out of...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a wonderful stay here. Rooms were decorated in fun retro style, yet they were comfortable and very clean. Both the bathroom and the bedroom were large with plenty of room. The pool area was super cool.

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a room at the Austin Motel for our family of four - myself, husband and two boys (12 & 9.) My 9 year old was a little concerned we were staying in a “motel,” but I assured him I thought he’d like it....More

Thank Allyson E
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Allyson, I'm so happy to hear you and the family enjoyed your stay with us! We hope you get to visit again and check out all the additions we're making - the bar at the pool, the restaurant next door, and many other little...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK - this is a hard one. Property and theme very good and for operation average. I have inspected hotel rooms for years for properties. We also have a hospitality secret shopper LLC, inspecting hospitality, hotels, resorts operations... and tried to keep that hat off....More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My parents were coming into town and looking at chain hotels, I recommended they stay on South Congress so they would be walking distance from so much to see and do while I was working during the days. I booked the room and was able...More

Thank rae8613
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

I love this story about your parents' stay with us! I'm so glad you took a chance on the historic "Phallus Palace" and that your parents rolled with our cheeky, funky decor. While not as convenient as an in-room coffee pot, we do offer coffee...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$126 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#41 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#42 Family Hotel in Austin
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$126 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#41 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#42 Family Hotel in Austin
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (167)
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Pool & Beach (27)
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Amanda F
March 8, 2016|
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Response from Tweety4676 | Reviewed this property |
The motel does not sell or have food service but there is a taco place next door which was always busy and a fantastic dinner about 3 or 4 blocks from there (heading away from downtown) that is open 24 hrs with really good... More
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richanthony21787
January 12, 2016|
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Response from Saide O | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the smallest room as we only needed it to sleep. Can't remember what they call it... It was big enough for two without feeling claustrophobic.
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"From what I've read, don't get the smallest room - my second-tier room was as small a room as I'd..."
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"If you have kids, you may want to ask for a room closer to the pool area."
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"hard to get to the pool if you have to use a wheelchair or other handy cap items."
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"Deluxe rooms are great-- don't even bother with the rest"
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