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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
Air Conditioning
Pool
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Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews continental club south congress great location jo's coffee amy's ice cream chain hotels single room live music place to stay two nights basic amenities within walking distance small room restaurants and shops nice pool coffee maker close to downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a long weekend on our first trip to Austin. We loved the funky vibe of room 405. The pool was nice to sit by in the warm weather. The courtyard was amazing! The front desk had cool gifts and great beer selection. It...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank ginar2014
Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thanks for choosing the Austin Motel for your first trip to Austin! I'm so glad you enjoyed the pool, courtyard, robes, and lobby beers. We hope you come back when the weather's even warmer, so you can take a dip in the pool and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn’t pay me to return to this highly overrated “hipster” hotel. From the parking lot views to the plywood thin doors...everything about it is cheap with the exception of only their room rates. A Motel 6 should put this motel to shame because they at...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank naomilawler
Reviewed November 5, 2018

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

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank IngerN120
Reviewed November 3, 2018 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

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Dane M
Reviewed October 17, 2018

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

Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from JoshJustice, Front Office Manager at Austin MotelResponded October 20, 2018

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

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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
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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
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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$123 - US$285 (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$123 - US$285 (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
Nov. 5, 2018
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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..."
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Jun. 24, 2018
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