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BEST WESTERN Atrium North
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   7928 Gessner Drive, Austin, TX 78753-6506 (Downtown)   |  
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“my stay at best western”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Very nice hotel, the exterior is outdated but the interior is nice and the staff is friendly and helpful. the rooms are average size, but clean and comfortable. I would recommend Best Western to Friends and Family.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Anas J, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Atrium North, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Thanks for your feedback and we are glad you have enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again in your next visit to Austin
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The desk clerk that was on duty could use some additional hospitality training. He was rude and less than helpful when we checked in and found that our guest room door would not lock properly. I have stayed at this hotel several times over the last decade and until my last stay, I considered it a home away from home. I am now thinking of looking for another hotel when I stay in Austin. My wife almost fell down because the mat was coming up in the tub. We mentioned this to the clerk during checkout and he was less than concerned. He only offered a half-hearted apology.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Anas J, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Atrium North, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Thank you for your feedback and we apologies for the inconvenience you have had in your last stay. We sure want to be always your home away from home, I do appreciate you contact me directly to make your booking for your next stay and look forward to meeting you at Best Western Atrium North
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Frisco, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

WOW - what a nightmare. The reviews we read were not accurate. This hotel is old, run down and has an awful stench, especially in the lobby area. It was about 85' in the lobby/atrium area, there was ZERO water pressure in the shower/sinks. The first room we were in had only scalding hot water in the shower. The only positive we found was the free breakfast. When we complained about the shower, the attendant did not even apologize, just offered another room. This hotel was definitely not worth the $104 per night rate we paid.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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Anas J, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Atrium North, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
May I first thank you for your feedback and apologies for the inconvenience occurred during your stay. Our hotel is 25 year-old, yet we do keep maintaining and updating to provide an excellent stay to our guests. The defect of the water pressure was fixed the next morning, yet we had to move you to a new room because we do not have maintenance personal late at night.
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Wharton, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Grandkids has a wonderful weekend playing in pool they loved it being an indoor pool and the dry suana, we viseted the Muesums and State Capitol and finished off the evening with swimming and the next morning after breakfast they played in the pool until check out time - they had a blast and want to come again

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Anas J, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Atrium North, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Thanks for your feedback and we are glad that you and your grandkids have enjoyed the hotel. We look forward to seeing you again in your next visit to Austin
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16 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This motel was very nice, staff very nice. Room was large. Hot breakfast. Surrounding neighborhood not so nice. It's Austin, so a pain in the tail to get to even though it is right off the interstate.

Room Tip: This motel was very nice, staff very nice. Surrounding neighborhood not so nice. It's Austin...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Anas J, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Atrium North, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Thanks for your feedback and we are glad you have enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again in your next visit to Austin
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60 hotel reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The hotel is a nicely maintained and, in its day, was probably extremely nice. Alas, over the years, age has started to take its course but the hotel is still a decent one. The beds were firm yet not hard. The sheets were white and clean. The bathroom was spacious. The work area was an actual desk with enough electrical outlets that I was not crawling around on the floor looking for them. The room had a nice size flat screen TV, a microwave and mini-fridge. The breakfast was cooked to order and pretty good overall. There is also a Red Lobster and a Texas Burger within a short walk. The down side is that on the second day, I simply couldn't get hot water. It ran for 10 minutes while I was trying to wait for some heat and ended up taking a cold shower. Not a good way to start the day. The Best Western Atrium is also on the far north side of the city and within a block or two of a pretty seedy area. /would I stay here again? Maybe... It's certainly not on my list of memorable stays, but it's not one that I would intentionally avoid either.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Anas J, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Atrium North, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Thanks for your feedback and we appreciate your detailed opinion about your experience at our hotel. We would like to see you back in your next visit to Austin to make offer you a memorable stay with no hesitation to be your home away from home
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We booked this hotel as we needed a pet friendly hotel in this location. I'm sure there are more updated hotels near this one but not all of them were pet friendly. The lady at the front desk was really friendly and professional. We got a room on the 3rd floor and the room was pretty dated but kept as clean as they can and the room actually smelled fresh when I opened the door. Yes the whole hotel needs updating but for couple nights it was not so bad. The a/c worked and we got hot water. Breakfast was better than some other BW hotels.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Anas J, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN Atrium North, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Thank you Tiia for your feedback, and hope to see you in Austin on your next visit. We are working on updating some areas in the hotel and that is a continuous work we do to better guest satisfaction with keeping our hotel clean and neat.
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Address: 7928 Gessner Drive, Austin, TX 78753-6506
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin > Downtown
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#110 Spa Hotel in Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Atrium North 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Best Western Atrium North is located in the heart of North Austin with easy access to all the major highways and provides ideal accommodations for all type of travelers.Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the BEST WESTERN Atrium North has it all! Within reach of the famous Austin Convention Center, the Texas State Capitol, and the Bob Bullock Museum. J.J. Pickle Research Campus and LBJ Library, this location is also a home to many large corporations including IBM, Siemens, AT&T, Citizens Insurance and not to forget our pride – Texas Longhorns at University of Texas Austin.The hotel is located within six miles away from the 6th Street entertainment district and the Arboretum & Domain Shopping Centers, where you can enjoy many fabulous restaurants, shopping, and other sights and sounds of Austin, Texas. BEST WESTERN Atrium North offers exceptional amenities, superior customer service and a convenient location at an attractive rate. Enjoy our spacious rooms with complimentary high-speed wireless internet access, cable satellite television, and refrigerator, microwave and coffee service. Our guests are greeted with a complimentary full hot breakfast, and can indulge in our indoor heated-swimming pool with a dry sauna, and a 24-hour gym facility. Our business center area is available to our guests for quick and convenient internet browsing and printing.BEST WESTERN Atrium North is an atrium-style hotel with direct interior access to the rooms. Our sleeping rooms are offered with a variety of options such as smoking and non-smoking preferences, handicap accessible, and standard rooms or upgraded whirlpool rooms. We are a pet friendly hotel where we welcome your pet, up to 20 pounds. Service animals are always welcome with no weight limit.With our around-the-clock professional and attentive guest service team, your stay with us will be comfortable and memorable. We look forward to welcoming you to our BEST WESTERN Atrium North in Austin, TX. ... more   less 
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