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Austin Motel

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 26 May 2013

This is the best located motel in Austin for the Soco district and not that far from 6th Street. It is a room with a bed, tub, TV and no frills. If you want a place to stay to sleep and clean that's about it. The bad is the mattress is like mush no support at all. When we arrived...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2013

The Austin Motel is the place to stay. It may not have the mod cons of many other hotels but it is the most atmospheric hotel we have stayed at in America. Situated on South Congress Avenue it is ideally located for all that is happening in the South Congress area. The Continental club is over the street. Downtown is...

Thank PeterandJanrock
Kittery Point, Maine
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The Austin Motel reminds me of the places at the side of the road in my childhood- park right outside the door of your unit, outside corridor, simple furnishings. But it isn't at the side of the road, it's well located in the South Congress area of Austin with plenty of shopping, restaurants and clubs near by. We found the...

1Thank JE1979
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 May 2013

The best feature of this property is the location. The staff were really friendly, helpful, and accommodating as well. The rooms are average at best with no updates since the mid 70's. Anywhere else in the country a motel of this quality would cost you less than half the price, but you're paying to stay on South Congress and be...

Thank NatRinPDX
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Reviewed 29 April 2013

It pains me to give good reviews to places like this because it'll just be harder to get a room next time. Stay here. Be Happy and enjoy Austin. Fun place, great staff, great location, nothing fancy. I'll stay here on every trip back to Austin

2Thank Fred H
Paris, France
Reviewed 27 April 2013

I stayed here very last minute when moving to Austin for one night. Yes, it's kitsch, yes it's in a cool area of town. But it was not my cup of tea at all. The room was a good size but the bathroom was tiny. The bathroom looked as if it hadn't changed since the 60's and was grotty. I...

Thank IanD10
Reviewed 22 April 2013

I found the Austin Motel on Trip Advisor and was thrilled to find a safe, dog friendly motel in such a hip neighborhood. I read other reviews about the noise though I personally wasn't bothered by it. We hung at the Snack Bar in the afternoon for beers al fresco accompanied by our dog, hit Botticelli's outdoor dining and Amy's...

Thank patti g
Hutchinson, Kansas
Reviewed 19 April 2013

The location is perfect if you're wanting to visit SoCo shops and eateries. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. The room we were in (253) was clean and comfortable. I would advise you to bring a fan or noise machine with you if you are lighter sleeper as I was awakened every time the A/C kicked on during the...

Thank princess_sj7
New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Small (tiny actually) comfortable and clean. Friendly staff. Wonderful location in the heart oh South Congress Street. Vibrant neighborhood with lots of good food and people watching. I will return to this nice establishment.

Thank onefootoutthedoor_10
Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Title pretty much says it all. I like this place. It's has a safe feel to it. It's right in the middle of SoCo. Get your coffee in the morning at Jo's, get some dinner at the Robot Sushi Kitchen, some ice cream at Amy's Ice Cream, and grab a show at the Continental Club in the evening. The pools...

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Additional Information about Austin Motel

Address: 1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $75 - $141 (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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Austin
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“Try to get a room facing west, the early sunshine can be a bit inconvenient.”
 of 5 bubbles AngelPC, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get ground level if handicap or can't handle dragging suitcase up flights of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles metalchild, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for bigger, poolside rooms if stairs are not an issue. Single rooms are small.”
 of 5 bubbles crittle2222, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay at a time when there is no festival or event happening in Austin.”
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 of 5 bubbles aliamunoz, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A room on the backside, away from S Congress.”
 of 5 bubbles JimR415, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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