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Hotel San Jose

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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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a regular at Hotel Saint Cecilia and a huge fan of these folks. HSC was booked up when I was coming so I booked this one. The location is fantastic in the middle of South Congress and walking distance to a ton of great restaurants. Parking is free and there is a great cocktail lounge in the hotel. Service... More 

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Meghan H, General Manager at Hotel San Jose, responded to this review

Hello, Thank for taking the time to review the San Jose. We love our sister hotel The Saint Cecilia as much as you and are always happy to hear awesome reviews of their property. You are correct: our two hotels are both managed by the same company but are distinctly different. The San Jose has an intentional minimal vibe that... More 

Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed here twice for business and I LOVE this chic little spot. This charming boutique hotel is designed by my favorite hotelier! I love every crevice of this place and draw inspiration from its savvy design. No detail has been overlooked and the entire place looks torn from the pages of Travel + Leisure magazine. It has an amazing... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Beautiful hotel in the middle of SOCO. Walk to restaurants, boutiques, and funky shops. Excellent service, comfy beds and modern clean rooms. Great service. Fun neighborhood coffee shop-JO's right on the property. Only downside was the noise level. You could hear everything going on outside as well as when someone in neighboring room opened and closed the large sliding door... More 

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Dallas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you are looking for a cool funky, fun place to chill out in Austin - and a place that makes it easy to take advantage of the burgeoning South Congress happenings and places - then this is your spot. This converted motor court hotel has been thoughtfully redone, delivering tasteful modern vintage. It's a great place to chill out,... More 

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Almeria, Spain
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a great place - really cool atmosphere, great staff and we loved the décor - but it might not be to everyone's taste. Super bar. But the location was just excellent - the whole area is buzzing - Continental Club just over the road - great eateries all the way along the strip, very interesting bunch of shops... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Although it took 3 phone calls to find the a room I wanted, when I finally spoke to Rheanna at the front desk, all was taken care of. She was so patient and helpful. Be sure to ask for her if you need someone to hold your hand in deciding where you want to stay on the property. Hey, Joser,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Being an Austin resident for 9 years, you don't venture to local hotels all that often. But this one has been on my radar for quite some time. Just no reason to pull the trigger... until by default I got a room via my co-worker's inability to cancel her room, more than 48 hours in advance (so beware- of non-cancellation... More 

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Meghan H, General Manager at Hotel San Jose, responded to this review

Dear Autvt, I sincerely appreciate your feedback. It’s of utmost importance to The Hotel San Jose team that we serve our guests and customers with approachable, kind and genuine service. With that being said, I agree, the noise and the lack of concern from the front desk are unacceptable. I personally reached out to you today so I could learn... More 

Mamaroneck, NY
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42 reviews 42 reviews
42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Hotel San Jose is certainly the chillest place to stay in Austin in terms of location, landscaping, concept and the great Lake/Flato transformation of a former motor court motel. And I’m happy to report that the staff is more responsive and professional than one usually finds at hotels catering to the young and stylish. When my daughter and I... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We recently stayed at this terrific boutique hotel in Austin while visiting Austin for a family wedding. We had a crazy mix on our agenda--family commitments, free time and a fun list of "must see" "must do" Austin experiences to enjoy. The Hotel San Jose is now on OUR list of "must do" experiences when we travel to this great... More 

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New York City, New York
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32 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

There are hotels that make their location known by their presence and there are hotels that fully blend with the community, one wouldn't even notice they are there. That is what Hotel San Jose feels like. We were here so that I can attend a convention downtown and I am so glad that we chose to stay here despite the... 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): $$$
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#24 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#65 Business Hotel in Austin

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