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Austin Motel

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1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2422 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 night at the end of our road trip, after wandering past on South Congress a few days before. It's quirky and fun, and the staff are very cheerful and helpful. At the end of October, the non-heated pool is definitely bracing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife only booked here because of a wedding. At over $400 for two nights we were not impressed. Don’t know if we aren’t enough of hipsters to appreciate but our room smelled like the YMCA pool and the bathroom was smaller than...More

Thank Dane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Austin Motel. It's location is so convenient to S Congress restaurants and shops. One of my favorite things about Austin Motel is that is 1/2 block from Joe's Coffee and just across the street from the iconic live music establishment, Continental Club. The...More

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

Laurie, Thanks so much for making us your first choice when you come back to Austin! Next time you you stay, our new pool bar will be up and running, making an afternoon hanging by the pool even better. Thank you, and we hope you...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Stayed here on a recommendation from someone who lives in Austin as we were meeting them locally for the day , i agree with many of the other comments that this is really a no frills hotel but that is what makes this place so...More

Thank Ben H
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ben, Thanks for letting us know you enjoyed the beds, location, and courtyard. There's definitely an abundance of restaurant options in the area, and now you don't even have to leave the motel for one more - our restaurant, Joann's Fine Foods, just opened!...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic stay with friends. Loved the motel- the decor was a hoot and a half. Steps away from Jo’s coffee and motel’s pool. Central location for tourists - great food and fantastic boutiques only a short walk away. Rooms could be cleaner and there was...More

Thank AnetaBrooklyn
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded September 29, 2018

Hi, I love that you had a fantastic stay and found the motel "weirdly awesome!" It sounds like you made the most of your trip and did all the things I typically recommend, from hitting our pool, to walking to Jo's, to enjoying all the...More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
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Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
US$122 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Austin Hotel Austin
Location
United States > Texas > Austin
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
US$122 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Austin Hotel Austin
Location
United States > Texas > Austin
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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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January 12, 2016|
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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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"Block of rooms at the back is quieter"
IngerN120
1 week ago
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"Bring your swimsuit for a fun time in the pool"
DevDFW
Sep. 10, 2018
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"I would have to see them all to be able to comment here."
558alang
Sep. 2, 2018
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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..."
Peregonz
Jun. 24, 2018
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