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Rodeway Inn University / Downtown

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2900 North I-35, Austin, TX 78705-3404
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Midland, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Other than close to downtown, this hotel is in a terrible location. No sufficient parking, right on the interstate access road (and i do mean RIGHT on). Pool was nasty. Room was clean, but not at all comfortable. And the AC was not turned on, even though we had made prior reservations, and it took over 2 hours to get... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Its old but very clean. All I needed was a clean room close to university and this motel gave me very clean room with all amenities. I Love the Location and price. Great staff with knowledge and very helpful.

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Oakville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Pathetically dirty inn. Needs some serious upgrades. Based on previous reviews, the owner doesn't seem to care. Proximity to downtown is probably the only positive here. Worst $110 I've ever spent. Avoid at all costs!

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Yorktown, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The Rodeway Inn University is a great place to stay if you need an inexpensive spot near West 38th Street in Austin. My husband and I were very pleased with the friendly and helpful staff. As requested, our Room #208 was on the ground floor. The two comfortable double beds had wonderful puffy pillows, clean sheets and cozy, colorful bed... More

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Don't stay here.Whoever runs this place has no business running any kind of customer service business.We stayed here two nights.Wasn't the cleanest but for the price and location,it was ok.The guy who checked us in was super friendly and helpful.That's probably the only thing this place has going for it.We arefrom out of state so we were in Austin three... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Dump,These pictures do not reflect the rundown state of this hotel.Pictures must have been taken the day the hotel first opened. Definitely not worth the money. Chose this hotel because of limited availability for the F1 at the Circuits of the Americas,although organisation for the race was fantastic,this hotel let Austin down.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Although this location is near downtown and the university, this hotel sits right on the highway (I-35) and a busy service road. It is very noisy as you can hear the traffic in the room. There is absolutely no curb appeal and the décor is mismatched and very dated. I would not stay there again.

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Dallas, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I have stayed here several times with and without my spouse over the last three years. While not inspiring or a destination in any way, this place serves its purpose and serves it well. If you are in Austin to experience the town and wish to save money for just that, then Rodeway Inn is a good choice. Access to... More

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Gunnison, Colorado
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114 reviews 114 reviews
42 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This hotel is very well located - on I-35, less than a mile from UT Austin, and about a mile from downtown Austin. I was able to stay there for $60, although that rate may have been a result of me booking at the last minute. It's shaped as a tall U, which makes it feel protected, small, and comfy... More

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McAllen, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I had to stay here with a group of students. I chose this because of the location to the University and the Erwin Center. It is close enough to walk if you have good shoes and hips. But expect to smell the fumes along the way. The color scheme of the hotel would not be my favorite. The continental breakfast... More

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Address: 2900 North I-35, Austin, TX 78705-3404
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — Rodeway Inn University / Downtown 1.5*
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