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Austin Motel

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

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 5 days ago NEW

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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My colleagues and I stayed at the Austin Motel while we were in town for a few meetings. My room was generally clean and appointed as you would expect for a vintage motel. My only complaint is the lack of black-out curtains to block the bright parking lot lights. If you need it to be totally dark to sleep you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Austin Motel several times, each in different rooms. It is more personal than a chain and has much more history and character. Some rooms are nicer than others. Some could use updating. All were clean and liveable. They rooms are not cheap, but all places on South Congress have gotten pricy. The location is the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I just spent 5 days with my husband and son at the Austin Motel. I had read the reviews so I knew it would not be a 5 star hotel. It was clean and the staff was helpful. Each room seemed to have a different decor and some more up to date than others. We stayed in the back building... More

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