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Austin Motel

1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704 (South Austin)
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ebina, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

when I lived Austin, I had passed in front of this mortel and was interested in here. I had have a chance to stay Austin after I was back Japan, so I booked here. Reservation is only email or phone at that time. Staffs were kind, room was lovely and nice. and this motel is near downtown Austin.

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Staad, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found this such a relaxing place, considering as soon as you walk out you're in the middle of Soco, and lots of action. Our room was wonderful, and we slept like babies here. The pool was probably our favorite of all our trips, and the grounds are just so funky and cool.

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here August 2014, The room was very different - clean and retro is probably the best way to describe it , with artex walls with huge mural and old 50's style furniture, the room was very basic, with no frills, hairdryers are available from reception , no facility for making drinks. The staff couldn't be more helpful and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little motel if you want something unique. Loved that the motel was within walking distance of so many shops and cafes. We even walked to a jazz club across the street one night and then stopped for ice cream! Very clean rooms! The pool is clean and very private even though it is on a major street. Our room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to love? Cool, retro vibe hotel, super friendly service and a location that can't be beat. Oh, and did I mention you get all of that for a reasonable price? Austin Motel has it all. From the pool to cool off in, ample parking and comfortable rooms. If you're looking for a luxury spot, this might not be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really loved this place. It was extremely reasonably priced and the location couldn't be better in all of Austin. I like that it is family owned. The double room was tiny but extremely comfortable and cutely decorated. The place has charm. We relaxed by the pool in the evening, which was lovely. The pool is open until 11pm. Parking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came in town to visit friends and we stayed here for two nights. It is clean and has everything you need BUT no extras. It is a great location for South Congress and we loved that we walked everywhere. Again - this isn't a luxury place - just a place that is cheap and clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night in June - 4 of us in 2 rooms. Loved that you can choose the room based on photos online. Comfortable enough for the night and a real retro feel. Not masses of storage but we didn't need it. Gorgeous pool :) Good location for South Congress or walkable to the South Congress Bridge to see... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here recently for 2 nights. It's in a great location and the room was pleasant enough although pretty basic & minute bathroom etc. a couple of bottles of complimentary water wouldn't have gone amiss considering the blazing outdoor temperatures! Have to say that the staff on the whole were not overly friendly or helpful. When asked about the location... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, if you're looking for a 5 star experience, stay at some chain that you're comfortable with. But if you like personality, charm, good hospitality, perfect location and ease-of-access, this is the place for you to stay. My Mom and I stayed here for her birthday (July 12) and we've stayed here previously... and will stay here again (provided... More

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Address: 1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704
Location: United States > Texas > Austin > South Austin
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