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Star of Texas Inn

611 West 22nd Street, Austin, TX 78705
Star of Texas Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent two nights at the Star of Texas Inn, a bed & breakfast nestled into a tree-shaded lot at 22nd Street and Rio Grande. For sheer peacefulness, I'd rate it ten stars. The building, first built in the 1880s and lovingly added to over the years, is tastefully decorated. But the lovely decor is nothing compared to the food.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the location, near the University and bars. I liked the free parking. I liked the breakfast (buffet) and I really liked the fresh cookies. I also liked the easy way of checking in and getting in and out (with a code). But I just did not really 'feel' this place. It was not the size of the rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews 142 reviews
41 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband liked this place unreservedly. Sylvia and Chris were really helpful. There is free parking outside. I am not tall and have 'dodgy' knees, so getting in to the shower in room 13 over the high side of the 'Victorian' iron bath was a bit tricky. The bed was comfortable but also high. Sitting on the balcony in the heat... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I stayed at the Star of Texas during a business trip to Austin. The hotel is located very conveniently 5 minutes away from the main university campus, yet it has a great feeling of a small family place, with nice and responsive personnel, fresh fruits and home-made cookies, and a very nice shady terrace, that was especially welcoming during the... More 

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Houston, TX
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Star of Texas Inn is actually three facilities; Buildings 1 and 2, and the Austin Folk House, all located within a block of each other and roughly two blocks from the U of T campus. We called months ahead of our planned dates, making reservations for two rooms in Building One, the main building. However, on arriving we found... More 

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Houston, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Star of Texas Inn a gem of a bed & breaksfast conveniently located in the "West Campus" near the University of Texas and downtown Austin. The inn consists of rooms in two buildings, one facing W. 22nd St. and Building 2 facing Rio Grande St. There is plenty of parking available for both buildings. Check in is made very easy.... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I was with a team of 10 people, plus a half dozen others who came and went, for a week long team planning meeting in September. The staff as the Star were welcoming, supportive, unobtrusive hosts. While the dining room was not ideal, we transformed it into a meeting space that served our needs well. The Star has been around... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Spent a week here for a business trip and the staff was great! The room I was in needed some work, had water damage, and the shower head is weird but I would stay here again, and so would my coworkers. The beds and sheets were VERY comfy, and they didn't have cheap TP! Poke fun if you will, but... More 

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Seabrook, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The place was very pretty, comfortable, clean and very convenient, close to everything. The personnel was friendly. The breakfast was good with everything you want, coffee, juice, yoghurt, muffins, plenty of fruit, cereal, toast, bagels, eggs, bacon... We had home made cookies daily. Our room was cozy with a great bathroom and a very comfortable bed. We had a lot... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Location, location, location. Old two story house renovated to a B&B being one of their two on the same block. You are within walking distance to campus and located close to fraternity and sorority houses. Stairs outside no problem, inside kinda steep but doable. Ground floor the place to stay if stairs aren't your thing. Bed comfy, bathroom newly renovated... More 

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