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Austin Motel

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#78 of 200 Hotels in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2014

The Austin Motel has been around forever. It's your typical drive up to your door place. The room was okay. A bit dark. King size bed. A shower with "green" toiletries. Clean. A safe for your belongings. The price was certainly right -- I find Austin's hotel prices to be shocking but this was about $120 or so a night....

3Thank Leslie F
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2013

great service and great location in this Funky landmark hotel - The Continental Club is just across the road - restaurant, pubs and shops nearby and a market on Saturday - rooms a wee bit tired but great value for money and the choice of rooms is funky :):)

3Thank LindaLu272
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 23 November 2013

There is nothing luxorious with Austin hotel. But you get a clean room with everything you need for a good nights sleep, but nothing else. The pool area is pretty lsrge and in good condition. The staff is very helpful and positive. Very close you find Continental Club and many good restaurants.

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Albuquerque, NM
Reviewed 3 November 2013

If you need 600 sq ft in your room, look elsewhere. However if you want a clean place with sub $100 rooms and a fantastic So. Co. location, this is it. Not the Taj Mahal , but who cares. You can walk to dozens of places. It is quiet and the bed comfortable. No closet or dresser for your stuff,...

2Thank BLDTraveler
Venice, Florida
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Old school motel in the heart of the action on South Congress! You can walk to great music and food spots. The room was small but clean and comfy. The staff was pleasant and helpful. They could stand to add a couple of electric outlets as there was only one and it was controlled by the wall switch. Also needs...

1Thank David N
Reviewed 27 October 2013

It was located in a sweet spot on South Congress - not far from great places to eat, the Continental Club and a stroll to see the famous bats, an easy 20-minute walk from downtown. It was really good value for money and the staff were all friendly and sweet. Our room had a cute but dorky seaside theme with...

1Thank hannypops
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Only stayed one night, and due to the bed, was glad it was *only* one night! Bed would best be described as lumpy, with springs that groaned. Bathroom was tiny but clean, with a door that swung open of its own accord if not completely pulled shut. Towels were small and threadbare. Wifi patchy. Swimming pool area had old and...

1Thank chrisandkris
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 27 September 2013

if you like to use tissues not for you, we had to use a roll of toilet paper. If you like soft absorbent towels, not for you. If this is the totally Austin experience (per Southern Living mag) it's not for my group. Its old, had shag carpet from the 60's and towels that were worn to the bone. Sheet...

1Thank Texasboe
Bethlehem, PA
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Yes, the Austin Motel is Kitschy and Retro but it is very Clean and Comfortable and Reasonably Priced. I just visited Austin again on business (Love Austin!) and I stayed at the Austin Motel for two nights. I really enjoy the South Congress (SoCo) neighborhood because of the restaurants and the vibe. The Austin Motel is right in the middle...

Thank RedHeadAgent
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Couldn't have been in a better location. Historic, old & nostalgic property on South Congress. Stayed for 2 nights on the way from LA to Boston and liked the easy walking access to the restaurants, shops and nightspots. The funky pool was a nice feature in the 100 degree heat & nearly 100% humidity. Definitely worth a stop!

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Additional Information about Austin Motel

Address: 1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2422
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $190 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Austin Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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#41 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#57 Family Hotel in Austin
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“Try to get a room facing west, the early sunshine can be a bit inconvenient.”
AngelPC, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get ground level if handicap or can't handle dragging suitcase up flights of stairs.”
metalchild, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for bigger, poolside rooms if stairs are not an issue. Single rooms are small.”
crittle2222, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay at a time when there is no festival or event happening in Austin.”
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aliamunoz, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A room on the backside, away from S Congress.”
JimR415, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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