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Austin Motel

1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704 (South Austin)
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Ranked #80 of 183 hotels in Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Denver CO
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

We stayed at the Austin Motel for 3 nights. It was everything I imagined and more. It was our first trip to Austin and we were looking for an authentic Austin vacation. The Austin Motel helped us with fulfilling this. The location couldn't have been any better, our room was small and comfortable, the rates were VERY fare. If I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

We stayed at The Austin for two nights in August. We knew going in that it wouldn't be like the more comfortable chain hotels that we usually go to, but that it would be an Austin experience. Our room (The Zen) was clean and the air conditioning was LOUD but functioning. The pool was really nice and often empty, so... More

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san angelo
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8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

We've stayed at the Austin Motel half a dozen times, each with a unique experience. The worst being our last (and final stay). Our window unit was out in the middle of July. We didn't get there until late at night and there were no other available rooms. Full of wine and dog tired, we opted to stay. With the... More

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Queens, NY
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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

I visited Austin for five days over the Memorial Day weekend. The Austin Motel was a great place to stay. My room was clean, the pool was cool and I felt very comfortable there. It was in a perfect location as well. I would definitely stay there again.

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Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2009

My husband was deployed and was trying to surprise me with a trip to Austin. He wanted to stay at this hotel and when he called to try to reserve a 3 night weekend stay. He told them that he is deployed and was willing to pay a deposit to reserve the room. The lady on the phone said with... More

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New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2009

We only stayed one night in Austin, and the location of the Austin Motel was perfect. The San Jose hotel next door looked beautiful, but not worth paying twice as much as the Austin Motel for the same location. We stayed in room 117, and although it was still a good price, I didn't think it was all that snazzy... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2009

We stayed for 3 nights at the Austin Motel in room 117. This room is exactly as it is in the pictures on the website, it was clean and the bed was so soft and comfortable. The locations is perfect for those wanting a funky look at Austin, Güero’s Taco Bar is just up the street and is a must... More

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mountains of nc
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2009

If your a think outside the box kindof person who loves adventure, good music and fabulous food, check out the Austin Motel on South Congress in the SoCo part of Austin. Each quirky, fun room has its' own special theme. Okay, the room in the older section, are tiny, but you won't spend much time in your room in this... More

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Illinois
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2008

Skip the stay and enjoy the fun sign and history by walking by. One of the 2 beds in our room (#148) had a huge dip in it on one side and was so uneven you'd have to make an effort to stay on one side or risk rolling into the sagging void. The shower ran scalding hot and then... More

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San Francisco, California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2008

We booked this hotel for a weekend based upon a friend's recommendation. For $100/night this hotel was perfect! We didn't want to blow all of our money on a sterile, fancy hotel that we'd barely sleep in. Austin Motel has personality, is well-priced, and is well located. Lots of shops, bars, and restaurants to walk to and just a short... More

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

Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Austin
Number of rooms
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