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Hostelling International Austin

2200 S. Lakeshore Blvd., Austin, TX 78741
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is away from the downtown area but you could walk there as I did. The surrounding area is peaceful & tranquil. To catch a bus to the city center or airport, you will have to walk a bit. Otherwise, the staff was awesome. The common areas are great. The rooms were good enough. The toilets were stinking quite... More 

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Lubbock, TX
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome location right off of Lady Bird Lake. Staff was friendly and informative. We especially appreciated the lasagna dinner for $3.00 on Monday night. Some locals from Austin came out and discussed travelling which was a nice treat as well. Breakfast in the morning was adequate but nothing too special. Big thanks to HEB Central Market for the donated variety... More 

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HNL, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a private room for one night during the Arctic Blast. 2 issues: 1. The heating system is a mess. It got down into the 30's that night and the staff set the thermostat for me from 61 (!) to 70. But the thermostat measures temperature in the hall, not our rooms and the heat registers were in our... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there for 3 days, the place for the price is $32.00 a night with kitchen use and internet use was good, the dorm room was freezing cold i had to keep asking for the heat to be turned on. The people that go there were weird, (Let's keep Austin weird)? Oh, well, one wanted me to buy her... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night, which was Halloween. The hostel is very nice and clean, very organised and has very good rates. We stayed in a mixed 14 bed dorm which was not too noisy. The hostel is only a 5 min cab away from Austins famous sixth street. The staff were very friendly and helpful, The location is... More 

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Coutras, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is avery peaceful place along the lake, perfect for a Sunday morning stroll on the boarwald, or a nice coffee, watching times go by. The common areas are cosy and it's easy to meet people, Internet is good, breakfast too, as well as bathrooms, although showers are a bit too communal, but seems to be something normal in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed in a female dorm for a week in June 2014. There are only (I think) three hostels in Austin and, although I didn't try the other two, this was closest to what I was looking for. HI hostels (usually) meet a minimum standard and this one was no exception. The bed was comfortable, there was adequate locker space... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I do not recommend this place. First off, takes about 35 minutes by transit to get to. This hostel is located on the opposite side of the Colorado River. The hostel staff arent the brightest people on the planet. The guy who was reception booked 3 people into my bed, and when the problem arose he tried to tell us... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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103 reviews 103 reviews
26 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a nice place. Laid back, pretty comfortable, old-school hostel along the river. The rooms are a bit crowded and the place was undergoing a rehab of the bathrooms and such. I could see that the visitors this summer would have nice new showers and updated spaces. I found this place perfect for my needs during a downtown conference.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I visited this hostel as a solo guest during a summer travelling break. It was a bit of a commute to downtown Austin, but there was at least a bus service that passed near the hostel. The hostel itself was fairly clean; has a decent living area with a small library of books and some tourist info guides; friendly staff;... More 

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Address: 2200 S. Lakeshore Blvd., Austin, TX 78741
Location: United States > Texas > Austin > South Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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