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Austin Motel

1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704
Austin Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Louisville, Kentucky
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find! In the midst of one of the hipper parts of this very-hip city, it provides a great starting point for exploring by foot. The room was comfortable and clean and straight out of the 50's, PLUS it is very affordable, especially for this part of town.

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Houston, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old family operated hotel. As such some of the amenities are not what you will get in a chain hotel. For example there are no coffee makers ,the TV and bathroom is exceptionally small. All this aside this is a very enjoyable place to stay in and is in a very centralized location so you can walk... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read all the reviews of this motel and went with the more positive reviews. We got exactly what we expected. This is a typical motel from the early 70's decor that is very clean and well kept. You are paying for location, location, location. It has great parking and walking distance to many great resturants. If coffee is your... More 

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Suffolk, UK
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156 reviews 156 reviews
39 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights recently. It is in a great location on South Congress where there are lots of eateries, shops, bars and lots of photo opportunities too. In fact we preferred nights out in this area rather than down town Austin. Free car parking more or less outside your door. It is walkable to Austin town centre, but... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

It's hard to find a good, clean economical place to stay in Austin these days. Austin Motel scores on all 3. The location cannot be beat with numerous restaurants, coffee and shopping right outside the door. There is free parking outside your room. The pool looked great but it was yucky, rainy weather when we were there so we couldn't... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This motel was recommended by a gal who lives in Austin. We enjoyed our stay..its right in the heart of the trendy, shopping and restaurant district. The room was clean and well appointed with funky retro furniture. Would definitely stay here again....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Austin Motel is awesome, clean rooms, comfy beds, but plain rooms. If looking for lot of amenities not here, but great location. We were able to walk every where we needed to go , resturants, shops, entertainment

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Fort Worth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We wanted to stay here due to the great location in the South Congress neighborhood. The reviews I read said it is old but clean, so we booked two rooms for four adults. We checked in and went to our rooms. Room 1: King Deluxe - There were old fashioned, dirty looking spreads and pillow shams on the beds (which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Super nice place! Not fancy at a but with so much personality! Great staff and great pool area! The location is also great, walking distance to anywhere kind of. Lots of things to see and do in the area. Great place! Will be back next time I'm in Austin :)

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Seattle, Washington
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed here two nights and the location was great. Lots of wonderful restaurants and shops within walking distance. The hotel is old but each room is unique. The hotel was clean, quiet, and the staff was very helpful. The Austin Motel is also close to downtown and not far from UT and the LBJ Presidential Library. We didn't use... More 

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