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Habitat Suites Hotel

3.0 of 5 500 East Highland Mall Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belllingham, WA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Habitat Suites for three nights on a recent business/personal trip to Austin. We chose Habitat purely on the cost we were able to secure through Orbitz. We really only needed a place to sleep, and for that, Habitat was relatively ok. However - I will advise to bring ear plugs. We stayed in room 1216, which is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Habitat Suites for three nights in September 2014 during a barbecue pilgrimage. It was a charming, dated, apartment-style hotel located in a venerable tourist wasteland. LOCATION: Located among other mid-range hotels and office buildings radiating out from an abandoned mall (that looks like it's being converted into a community college).On the plus side, it is relatively... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit. I heard about it from a family member. We traveled to Austin to visit other family members over the Christmas Holiday. We really enjoyed our stay. The rooms were nice and spacious. The staff was very friendly, helpful and courteous through out the entire stay. The breakfast was very good, plenty to choose from. I... More 

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Euless, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a little hard to find, and it's not in a super popular area, but those are benefits! Habitat Suites appears to have been an apartment complex that has been converted into a hotel. Tons of trees and plants make you feel very cozy as you approach. Our suite was on the first floor, at the back of the complex.... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We strive to make everyone feel at home, so we're happy you noticed our breakfast is made with love by Frank, Maudie & Daniel. About the fireplace, most rooms do certainly have them. A Fire Ordinance prevents fireplaces from being installed on the corners of buildings, however. Thank You for letting other... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reviews were deceiving. This eco friendly hotel is not what I expected. The rooms are clean but pieces of the wallpaper are peeling off and the carpeting is so worn out they are curling in parts. My sister's bath room had a burnt out light and they couldn't replace it so they had to use the bathroom with the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I love everything about this place! I I am always warmly welcomed. Who could pass up free happy hour AND free breakfast? Not just toast and coffee, but a buffet with eggs, sausage, breads, coffee ... I love the environmental sensitivity of this hotel. It is an apartment complex, recycled into a hotel, which has the nostalgic benefit of bringing... More 

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Dallas, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stayed here this time in a room that had the furniture updated, much more comfortable sofa and chair. One problem noted was that there were no convenient (or any at all, actually) outlets for plugging in computers and such in the living or bedroom areas, only in the kitchen. We noted the food had been economized, such as no... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hotel looked and felt like a full-sized one bedroom apartment with all the amenities. The hot morning breakfast was the best I have had in any hotel and the staff were welcoming and friendly. In fact, one of the breakfast workers invited us to their staff Thanksgiving lunch if we were still going to be there on that day.... More 

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A lovely tranquil place which it's drive to gives you no clue! Designed around a totally environmental friendly policy that includes organic food as well. Nice pool and patio area. Great idea of free drink and food for early evening Our room was massive and it was a shame we were only there for 2 nights Breakfast was very busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Staying here is basically renting a furnished apartment with maid service, one that is well kept and clean although things are not brand new. Looks like and probably was a typical apartment complex of the 1980s. The social hour sets them apart and earns them my 5 star click. Austin is known somewhat for its counterculture attitude, and staying here... 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*
Number of rooms: 96
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Habitat Hotel Austin
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Austin
#21 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#50 Family Hotel in Austin

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