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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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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Detroit, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights last week, and we loved the hotel and the location. The rooms are all decorated differently and have all the standard features, but the true worth of this hotel is both the location and the price. It is located right in the SoCo shopping area, with lots of restaurants, clubs, and shops all within... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We found this motel online and booked a Valentine get away. We chose it after reading the Southern Living Article and looking at the cool pictures. It is exactly that, a cool old style motel. We happen to love vintage retro style and appreciate renovated spaces plus the location was great! The staff seemed friendly, very helpful upon arrival however... More 

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VICTORIA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

For those of us on a budget; and/or dealing with our Canadian dollars being at such a low exchange rate (29% less than U.S. dollar!) the Austin Motel was almost perfect for me. I traveled as a single female senior; although I can easily pass for my late 50's. The bed was VERY comfortable; the rooms are appealing with the... More 

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Hopatcong, NJ, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I've stayed at the Austin Motel several times over the past 5 years and have always had a good experience. The location is wonderful -- it's in an area of South Congress that reminds me of Greenwich Village with popular restaurants and shops .. and it's a 20 minute walk from central Austin (the Capitol) or you can take a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was my first time in Austin and I was very hesitant about where to stay to be close to all the landmarks. Apparently I made a right decision. If you don't expect from motel to be a 5 star hotel then you will not be disappointed. The motel is very clean and has everything you need, but the keywords... More 

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Perth, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
39 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The location of this motel is brilliant. It's on the doorstep of the best part of town if you want to experience Austin. Great restaurants, food trucks, coffee and shopping.book a suite for more room and parking at your door.

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