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Hotel San Jose

1316 S Congress, Austin, TX 78704
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Ranked #23 of 184 Hotels in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hipster getaway in Austin. Great place to hang out. Perfect location. Pricey but worth it. Smaller budget rooms as well. Tiny pool, mainly for soaking your feet. Right by Barton springs, continental club, Amy's icecream and magnolia cafe on south congress (SOCO).

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place: really hip, gorgeous room, great bar and super friendly staff. I wished I could have stayed longer! If there's one thing I'd improve, which would make the place even better, it'd be double-glazing on the windows, to keep the noise of S Congress Ave out at night. The air con units from the neighbouring rooms were... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved every second of our stay here! Great setting, lovely little details, great breakfasts and the comfiest rooms. Wouldn't change a thing. Loved the robes, the gorgeous comforter and great bathroom products.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed here for just one evening and wished we could stay a week. The bed was small but comfortable for two. The pool was the perfect temperature for an early morning dip. Natural pool, not chlorinated. Great goodies in the room including bottled water. I can't wait to come back and take better advantage of the perfect location. Even... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Just spent two nights at the awesomely, eclectic, very cool Hotel San Jose! I don't even know where to begin so I'll start with sliding into their 600 count like butter sheets! The mattress is superb,sheets highest quality, the pillows, well I've ordered two can't wait to get them, the towels are thick and fluffy the amenities Malin+ Goetz ordered... More

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Modena, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I got to pass through Austin this week and stay at one of my old favourites. After four years it had changed for the better by being a little more worn in and a little more comfortable. Still with the beautiful, off beat style and simple elegance I felt more at home than ever and plugged right into the vital... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This is the kind of hotel you *stay* at. It's not that Austin isn't a great town--it is--but the San Jose is so pleasant, it's hard to want to go past the ivy-covered walls. I stayed for one night this month, after having stayed at the San Jose several years ago. It's as good or better than ever. Still stylish,... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great laid back style , very boutique. Rooms nicely done and a really lovely courtyard for evening drinks. Great location near some fun shops and cafes. Staff were so helpful. Bikes available for hire. Great wifi.

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Denver, CO
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

The staff, great! The atmosphere, incredible! The renovation was done so well. Being in the SoCo neighborhood of Austin sort of reminds me of a cool beach and surf town already and this place makes you have a continued feel of that vibe. It's very hip and eclectic. Area has much architecture from the 50's era and earlier. Foods trucks... More

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31 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were in Austin for a business trip but spent the first night at the San Jose instead of the other corporate hotel and so glad we did! Neither of us wanted to leave the next day. The whole feel of the hotel is so cozy yet you are steps from the hustle of south congress. Our room was pretty... More

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Address: 1316 S Congress, Austin, TX 78704
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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