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1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2422 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Concierge
Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is pure fun. I was booked into this hotel by my client and they thought it would be a great place for me to stay. The staff is VERY friendly and goes out of their way to make you feel at home. I...More

Thank DevDFW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Funky and weird is not enough of a reason to ignore the fact the rooms need a major upgrade. I get what they are trying to do, but you can't dress it up and ignore the old outdated items that need attention. Other revues cover...More

Thank Alan G
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alan, Thanks for staying with us, though I'm sorry to hear it didn't meet your expectations. The Tivoli radio does not have an alarm feature, but we do offer 24/7 wake-up calls from the front desk. We're also currently working to add or replace...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, I completely catch the swag of this iconic motel. Location = Everything. Unique features (check). Very hip scene. It is a bit dated but it's more stylish than not...especially the bodega and pool. My one caution is that the environment seems geared for an...More

1  Thank MFTravels93
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, I'm glad you enjoyed the location, bodega, and pool during your stay! We do have a few cheeky design features, most of them continuing the motif of our iconic sign. Our pool is a big draw for families, and we definitely want everyone to...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018

Fun, old fashioned and lovable. I'm guessing if you like chain hotels you probably won't like this. I hate chain hotels and this was the antithesis of chain blandness. It felt like an experience staying here. South Congress is resisting Austins gentrification and is better...More

1  Thank SteveW2985
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Steve, We love the love you're sending our way! There has certainly been a lot of change on South Congress, and when the Austin Motel started renovations in 2016, we had plenty of concerned people ask, "Are you keeping it funky and weird?" By honoring...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018

This little Motel is so quaint. The retro decor is also fun and brings back memories. The location is awesome, there are so many restaurants and shopping within walking distance. If you don't want to walk there are bicycles or scooters for rent near by.

1  Thank Sherry A
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded July 26, 2018

Sherry, Thanks for staying with us while you visited your cousin! We hope you come back again soon! Thanks, Josh

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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
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
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
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
US$123 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Austin Hotel Austin
Location
United States > Texas > Austin
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
41
Price range
US$123 - US$379 (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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Response from SaideO1 | 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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"Bring your swimsuit for a fun time in the pool"
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"I would have to see them all to be able to comment here."
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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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