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Habitat Suites Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   500 East Highland Mall Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
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Ranked #76 of 183 hotels in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were very spacious and accommodating, it has a full kitchen . I am not sure about all of them but ours had a little living room and little kitchen a full refrigerator , stove , and dishes in the cupboards. I was very impressed with that. Unless you are five feet tall though, you might want to ask... More

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Ball Ground
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a 4 night stay here for mid June. My wife and I brought her father and his wife for the trip. We were hoping for a Residence Inn type stay. The rooms are extremely dated - 30 or 40 years. The stairs are not equal heights, and the concrete is falling apart. The organization of the suite was... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had planned to spend three nights at this hotel but checked out after our first night because sleep was almost impossible to come by. Guests in the adjoining units were running up and down the outside staircase, talking, and laughing till the early morning hours. The hotel has a quiet policy but I had to call numerous times to... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived late and dropped off our stuff and headed out to south Austin for a friend's birthday dinner, so we really didn't see the issues in the light of day. We reserved the two bedroom suite, but MANY improvements are needed! We wanted a place with a kitchen to save money, but this hotel was overall such a disappointment, we... More

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night .the principle is great but our room had wallpaper peeling from mouldy walls in the bathroom, and there were cracked floors in the bathroom and the kitchen area. Appliances so old I did not wish to use them. To relax there was a two seater sofa and one easy chair in a two bedroom apartment... More

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment was beyond disappointing, to say the least... Disgusting, broken down and the General Manager is an absolute joke of a manager. Where should i begin? The Location: When i booked the hotel, it seemed to display the property location shortly outside of Downtown. Since i was there for 4th of July festivities, that sounded perfect. It's actually a... More

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Blaine, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple nights towards the end of June. I had flown to Texas to visit my son who is stationed at Ft Hood and we headed out to see some sights of TX over the weekend. Being the hotel offered basically a small 2 bedroom apartment, it worked well for our needs. Definately needed updating - the... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the idea of this place. More "suite" hotels should be available. This hotel is all suites, which is super cool. Basically, private beds and baths with a shared living room and kitchen area. In the case of this hotel, the suites are all unique units accessed from outside entrances. There is a main building on the site that... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think this hotel has been updated for 30 years. The 70's is calling and wants its furniture back. Wallpaper peeling off walls, stains on rugs, drapes, walls, etc. I am 52 and microwave was so outdated, I didn't even know how to operate. There is a sitting area in the two bedroom suite, but if you have more... More

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Heidi G, Front Office Manager at Habitat Suites Hotel, responded to this review

We care deeply when we fail to please our guests. We stand ready to make amends. After listening intently to valuable guest feedback, we have heard you, and our renovations in 2014 are in progress with only a handful of suites to go. Habitat Suites is proud to have served guests for over 35 years as an independent, environmentally responsible... More

New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shower was a little hard to operate, confusing knobs, but the room was nice and you do get a full kitchen. I was not happy that they suspended happy hour for the entire 4th of July weekend due to the holiday. The hotel should be run for the pleasure of the guests not the convenience of the staff. If... More

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Address: 500 East Highland Mall Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Habitat Suites Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Austin #32 Romantic Hotel in Austin
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Habitat Suites is a relaxed green oasis in North Central Austin. We are a locally-owned independent hotel with a focus on spacious suites, organic edible gardens and an unrelenting dedication to guest comfort and green energy practices. ... more   less 
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