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Austin Motel

#67 of 195 Hotels in Austin
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1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704
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Riverside, California
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a single night here. It's an old Motel that parts have been there since 1933. Well maintained and clean. I've stayed in many new places that could learn a thing or two from the Austin. It's not the Four Seasons or the Ritz but it ain't the Motel 6 in Skansville either

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best thing about the Austin Motel is the location on the strip with great restaurants, stores and the Continental Club. It is a short walk to the riverfront and down town, As advertised, the decor keeps to the 30s, at least in room 133. Free parking is a plus, but we did not take advantage of the pool. On... More 

Thank deannsegal
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this motel. It was retro, quirky and a great dose of Americana. The pool is beautiful, Wifi is included and there are fantastic shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. I'd definitely stay here again.

Thank CalamityAyne
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163 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 nights in the smallest room was $210 total, great. The location was excellent in that I walked to and from the Convention Center, Austin City Limits, etc. The room didn't have a theme like some I saw reviewed; if I named it, I would call it my grandmothers room. Everyone was nice here. Room wasn't as cold as I... More 

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114 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Stayed here two nights with old pals (6 men) while on a week long BBQ tour of Central, TX. We had 3 double queens all of which were exceptionally clean as was the entire property and grounds. This old 50's throwback motel/motor court is located in the trendy S. Congress area, lots of places to eat and things to do.... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The BEST place to stay when visiting Austin. Walk to music, shopping, food trucks, eateries, and fun. Make sure to enjoy the patios and the pool. The pool is a great oasis from the hustle of Congress. Great coffee and souvenirs in the lobby.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We booked this motel because we wanted something affordable and local while we honeymooned in Austin. We were incredibly happy with the cost, location, service, and cleanliness of the Austin Motel. I will try to summarize what we liked and didn't like about the property. PROS: -Great location right on South Congress! We fell in love with this neighborhood and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I travelled to Austin on my own and needed a reasonable place to stay close to downtown. All of the chain hotels were wildly expensive ($350++) and I just needed a clean, safe, convenient place to lay my head. The Austin Motel has plenty of kitschy personality. I stayed in a single room with a full sized bed. It was... More 

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California, United States
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Great location not far from Sixth Street in the middle of hip, trendy SoCo. Exceptionally friendly and very helpful staff. Lots of dining and entertainment within walking distance. "Large Single" room (#135) was perfect, getting plenty of social media compliments.

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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a 2 night stay in Austin with my son The motel is a little quirky but comfortable and fun with good AC and a nice pool Front desk wasn't that knowledgeable but friendly and helpful Next door cafe was pretty buzzy tho we didn't try Location is perfect on S Congress which has several blocks of funky shops and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Austin Motel

Address: 1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704
Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $95 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Austin Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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Hotel Style:
#12 Best Value Hotel in Austin
#41 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#57 Family Hotel in Austin
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