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Austin Folk House Bed and Breakfast

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506 West 22nd Street, Austin, TX 78705 (West Campus)
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Austin Folk House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #16 of 39 Austin B&B and Inns
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed here on a recent trip to UT Austin. The location is excellent for visits to UT, or for those who want to be close to the area. The B&B is pleasant, clean, has a certain amount of charm (though more funky in an Austin kind of way than overdone and in your face...which I found refreshing and relaxing).... More

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Stayed during the Formula One Grand Prix weekend when accommodation rates all over Austin are virtually doubled. Would be a very good deal during non event times. Beautiful house filed with antiques on the edge of the University of Texas. A block and half away from a bus stop for Austin's very inexpensive bus system. Fantastic breakfast that will keep... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Nice place. Kinda quirky like Austin. Friendly staff and owners, very helpful. Breakfast was over the top good. Blueberry stuffed French toast or the usual continental breakfast fair. No question ... Go for the French toast

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Burleson, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I always prefer a nice B&B over an average hotel. I have found they run around the same price, and they are typically more comfortable. This B&B has several great things going for it. It is close to The Capital and Texas Museum, and University of Austin is just a few blocks away. Our room, #8, was simply furnished with... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

I stayed here for 2 weeks while doing research at the Harry Ransom Center at the University. It's very convenient for the University (about a 2 min walk to the Harry Ransom), and also close to plenty of good places to eat or drink. The room was comfortable and had everything I needed. The breakfasts are amazing and the staff... More

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Katy, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at this B&B because we were doing a college visit and I wanted my daughter to experience the fun that I've had over the years with a B&B. I think this house is really more of an Annex to the Star of Texas on the next block. We checked in late, so there was a note left for... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I recently stayed at the Austin Folk House Bed and Breakfast on W. 22nd Street. This was just like staying in a good friend's house! I want to live there all of the time! The B&B has 7 or 8 rooms and must have original been a boarding house or rooming house. I stayed in an upstairs room, had a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012 via mobile

Good place to stay in Austin and is close to downtown. Even though its close to the university is still quite and has a great location in the city. It was easy to check in with a note left for me and explanations on what to do. Most B&Bs are more hands on, but overall the laid back hands off... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

If you have business on UT Austin campus, then the Folk House is very convenient. However, if you are a tourist wishing to see Austin, then I suggest you consider alternatives, including the sister establishment, the Star of Texas, one block away. We have stayed in dozens of B&B's throughout the U.S. Never before have we not seen an innkeeper... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

Staying at AFH is super convenient to the UT campus- 5 minutes walk- and everything was top notch. My room was incredibly comfortable- super big bed, plus lots of space to put your stuff and make yourself comfortable. Really big bathroom with everything you need- conveniences like blow drier, bath robes, but nice little bonuses like Paul Mitchel shampoo and... More

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Address: 506 West 22nd Street, Austin, TX 78705
Location: United States > Texas > Austin > West Campus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Austin Folk House Hotel Austin
Austin Folk House b&b

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