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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Huntsville, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we get a notion to travel up to Austin..which happens at the most twice a year, we plan on visiting all of our favorite places, explore new places, visit our friends, and enjoying having quality couple time and smack dab in the middle of all that fun is the Austin Motel! The service is excellent the individually unique and... More 

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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It may be a case of 'when in Rome' but a trip to Austin surely cries out for a break away from the corporate safe bets and some time for a walk on the wild side? The name is the only thing that lacks imagination but its strap line (so close yet so far out) possibly overstates the weird. The... More 

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Graham, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a place convenient to our favorite hang-outs in Austin...the Austin Motel fit our needs completely. We are South Austin fans with easy access to downtown and UT. Can't get much better than this. It's not your luxury hotel...it's a motel with the essentials and that funky vibe, but OUTSTANDING location. We love it and will return this summer... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Hotel is in a great location. Clean with comfortable beds. No frig or coffee in room.Shops and eats right out your door (Jo's coffee next door!) On a bus line if you decide to use it. Front desk polite, but not overly friendly or helpful. Not much music around, if you are staying the first part of the week, more... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

When we checked in the person at the front desk said "this place is either exactly what your looking for or not at all what you are looking for". So true! It's a cute place, each motel room has a different theme, but the theme is pretty frugally done. It's not fancy, but it is clean. No coffee in the... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is a really clean, well located, retro-cool styled motel. The decor is fantastic, it is swept clean every morning and there is great food steps away. The staff seems to not care because they are going to be busy anyway, and that might be true. We were on our motorcycles so it is great to park outside our door... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This place is great. I only wish the weather had been nicer during our stay. It was cold and windy. However our room had a good heater, including heated tile in the tub area of the bathroom, a nice appreciated feature. The location is superb for exploring the funky neighborhood. I'll stay here again, on my next visit to Austin.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

As soon as I get here my mood turns into great mode. It is not very fancy but the feeling is right. Grab a sixpack on the way here, fill the sink with ice as soon as you arrive, get the code for the poolarea and enjoy.

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