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Heart of Texas Motel

5303 US 290 West, Austin, TX 78735
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Midland, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Not the Ritz but it served our purpose...a place to sleep and clean up. Yes, it's "dated" but that's not a bad thing...place was clean, we had no issues and we were pleased with the stay. Take it for what it is...a place to sleep and get cleaned up...at this, it's an average motel and worth future consideration

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Hurst, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights during our trip to Austin for the "Tough Mudder" and it is what you would expect from a low-budget motel. We didn't notice any roaches/bugs but the entire place looks very tired and run down. The towels had stains and the vanity counter top had a huge crack down the middle of it. The... More

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temple
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

OMG!! ROACHES EVERYWHERE.Austin TX for a night to attend an ECIG. vap meet and we couldn't find anything quickly so my sis N law said they had stayed there and it was OK. Well that was 8Yrs. ago I didn't realize that. So we showed up spent $70.00 went to the room, smelled NASTY!! dirty walls, chairs, bathroom. well pretty... More

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Indiana
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119 reviews 119 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

We actually stayed for two weeks and if all you want is a place to sleep at low cost this place will do. At least when we stayed it was okay. Quiet but run down and needed a remodel. The room was clean but dated, the internet worked as did the fridge and microwave. It was a typical low rent... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

We stayed here a few years ago and it was very nice. Now it is a pit. No maintenance has been done for years. The microwave barely worked, no hairdryer in the room, the freezer section of the refrigerator needed defrosting, dust was thick in several areas in the room, and the bathroom was barely functional. Don't believe the comments... More

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Houston, TX
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2009

You pay for the room before you see it. There is a reason for this...you would never stay if you saw it. Large stains on the floor and bed spreads. Old mildewed shower and bathroom. No chain lock on door. Beds from the 1950's. A prime example of a flea bag motel. I can't say enough bad about this place.

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abilene
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2009

The room smelled bad,construction was going on,left after one night

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South Central Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

I was in Austin coaching in an 18-under baseball tournament and needed an inexpensive place to stay on a Saturday night that was close to Westlake HS and St. Edward's U. I didn't need much: just a clean room with a shower, a bed, a refrigerator, and an air conditioner, for just one night, for a low price (on a... More

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Denton TX
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2007

This is the worst motel I have ever been to. When we walked in the room we were greeted with a horrible smell and huge stains on the carpet. In the bathroom their were tiny roaches crawling out of the sink and roaches in the shower. We refused to stay there. Never stay at this motel! The Heart of Texas... More

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2007

Besides the internet connection in the room, the place was a bit depressing. There were really no conveniences there and even though I had paid for a week, I left after 2 days. I did get a good recommendation for an Indian restaurant in town from the front desk...

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Address: 5303 US 290 West, Austin, TX 78735
Location: United States > Texas > Austin
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