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Hotel San Jose

#23 of 191 Hotels in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
1316 S Congress, Austin, TX 78704
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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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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love, love, LOVE Austin, particularly the South Congress area, where the San Jose is located. The hotel and surrounding grounds, pool, lobby bar were all very neat and well maintained. Our room was neat, clean and comfortable with modern and funky decor. Although not occurring while we stayed here but we were told they have live music in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boutique hotel in hip South Congress area near bars and restaurants. Dog friendly, only $10/night for the dog and they even had a cute dog bed ready. we rented a Petite Suite, it had good bedding and nice toiletries, simple but clean furniture. Very comfortable. Will visit again.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel San Jose is a very modern and clean hotel. I've always heard great things about the hotel and was so excited to get the opportunity to stay for 2 nights. The hotel is on South Congress, which is my favorite place to shop and eat when I visit Austin so it was really convenient to get around to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend reserved it to spent my bday there, When I arrived I said "OMG!!!" Is like paradise in the middle of Congress Ave! Everything was perfect! The swimming pool, the service, it has like a living room at the end of the hall, very private, the room is minimalist so cozy and rommantic, at night the swimming pool is... More 

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Lorton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I just stayed in cottage 10 at Hotel San Jose for business. Thoughtfully designed and I wish I could have stayed more than one night. The hotel staff let me know that cottage 10 was a bit noisier than other rooms because of S Congress but it didn't bother me. I appreciate that hotel staff were upfront and honest about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Love this hotel! It's got such charm. I love how it's very simple yet it's obvious that every single detail - from the furnishings, to the decor, to the gifts in the gift shop, to thestaff - feel very purposeful and thought out. They say love is in the details. There is a lot of love at San Jose. I... More 

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Toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My stay: Weekend getaway in May 2015, traveled as a couple, first time in Austin! Location: Great location, right in the centre of the action on South Congress Room: Bright and minimalist, eco design. It had a weird smell because of all the floods/rain in Austin. Comfortable but not luxurious Hotel Amenities: We didn't use the pool because it didn't... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I am not sure why and can't put my finger on it but I find this hotel incredibly relaxing. When you look at the pictures it looks the opposite, low beds concrete floors, but theres something about the location and the vibe that just makes this place incredibly peaceful. If your not looking for a traditional hotel then give this... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My spouse and I have stayed here twice - once on our wedding night and once for our 7th anniversary. It may seem on the expensive side, but once you've seen the place and stayed there you'll realize it s well worth every penny. This place is simply and beautifully appointed and the staff could not be more hospitable. We... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I had previously frequented the Four Seasons in Austin but a friend recommended the San Jose. I love it and the hotel is my top choice whenever I visit Austin. The staff is always caring & attentive, the rooms are "minimal" but nice and I love the small size of the hotel. Plus, the breakfast burritos at Jo's (across parking... More 

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