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Hotel San Jose

#31 of 193 Hotels in Austin
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1316 S Congress, Austin, TX 78704
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Concrete walls, antiquated bathroom, noisy and expensive for what you get. On the other hand, it appeals to a certain crowd because there were plenty of people there! The outside lounge area was nice in the evening and they allowed us to have our own bottle. Beds not so great but worked for a one night stay. Plenty of eats... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to stay, direct access to lake/walking path and downtown attractions. Excellent room service. Good restaurants nearby. Great patio for a beer/wine in the sun. Definitely a place to stay again.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in to this hotel for a relaxing stay of just one evening. We didn't travel far (from Houston) but it felt like we were a world away once we were in our cute little room. They have Malin and getz, which is one of my favorite bath products. We had the best time hanging out in their lounge... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place but rooms have the feel of a concrete cell. Guests in room next to ours partied all night. The walls are so thin we got no sleep. I do not recommend unless you plan to stay up all night. Very small rooms with minimal appointments. The rooms are over priced for the amenities. No coffee makers in rooms,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel San Jose provided terrific hotel experience. Their staff were knowledgeable and flexible. I had accidentally booked for the incorrect date, showing up a day early. They changed my reservation and upgraded us. The room was trendy, with thoughtful touched like Japanese robes. The hotel is located on South Congress, which is by far the most entertaining strip of Austin.... More 

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Flower Mound, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely piece of work. Sort of fifties-era-motel-meets-modern-sensibilities operation in a very urban setting. The architecture and architectural touches are a hoot - I did not check the story out, so am not sure if it was a tear-down/build-from-scratch or a restoration (or maybe a combination of the two). The location is 1.5 miles south of the Capital, about... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I saw this hotel in April of 2014 and vowed that the next time we returned we'd stay there and we did just that this past weekend and it was worth it! The price we got for two nights was UNBELIEVABLE! Keep in mind if you're looking for any of the trappings of a franchise hotel, this... More 

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Thank soror0198
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

My favorite place to stay in Austin. Right in the middle of all you want to do, and, safe off street parking. Beautiful minimal modern rooms, and luscious courtyard. Very comfy beds, wonderfully scented soaps and super cool robes you will want to buy. All is good at Hotel San Jose.

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

My wife and I stayed there for a couple of nights after a conference in downtown Austin. Technically, this is a motel, but it is very nicely and artfully decorated and very well kept, so it definitely delivers on the experience. The place is on South of Congress within a walking distance from the downtown with plenty of bars, restaurants,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

This hotel is wonderful as you arrive -- lively, with beautiful and hip gardens and public spaces. The location on South Congress Street is ideal. But, as we entered our room (not the cheapest BTW) we laughed. Someone was having a good joke on our behalf. Our room had bare cement floors, walls (with a few framed posters), and reading... More 

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