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Austin Motel

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The best feature of this property is the location. The staff were really friendly, helpful, and accommodating as well. The rooms are average at best with no updates since the mid 70's. Anywhere else in the country a motel of this quality would cost you less than half the price, but you're paying to stay on South Congress and be... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

It pains me to give good reviews to places like this because it'll just be harder to get a room next time. Stay here. Be Happy and enjoy Austin. Fun place, great staff, great location, nothing fancy. I'll stay here on every trip back to Austin

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I stayed here very last minute when moving to Austin for one night. Yes, it's kitsch, yes it's in a cool area of town. But it was not my cup of tea at all. The room was a good size but the bathroom was tiny. The bathroom looked as if it hadn't changed since the 60's and was grotty. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I found the Austin Motel on Trip Advisor and was thrilled to find a safe, dog friendly motel in such a hip neighborhood. I read other reviews about the noise though I personally wasn't bothered by it. We hung at the Snack Bar in the afternoon for beers al fresco accompanied by our dog, hit Botticelli's outdoor dining and Amy's... More 

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

The location is perfect if you're wanting to visit SoCo shops and eateries. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. The room we were in (253) was clean and comfortable. I would advise you to bring a fan or noise machine with you if you are lighter sleeper as I was awakened every time the A/C kicked on during the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Small (tiny actually) comfortable and clean. Friendly staff. Wonderful location in the heart oh South Congress Street. Vibrant neighborhood with lots of good food and people watching. I will return to this nice establishment.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Title pretty much says it all. I like this place. It's has a safe feel to it. It's right in the middle of SoCo. Get your coffee in the morning at Jo's, get some dinner at the Robot Sushi Kitchen, some ice cream at Amy's Ice Cream, and grab a show at the Continental Club in the evening. The pools... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We just finished a 2 night stay here.We had one of the larger rooms overlooking the pool.The beds were very comfortable, but you can hear the adjoining rooms. It is all about the location, close enough to downtown to walk and right in the action of south congress. I heard the girl at the front desk advise a caller, that... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This is such a great value! Such reasonable rates, free parking and WiFi, fantastic location(in the heart of SoCo), large rooms, darling diner and outdoor eating area on the premises. Large and lovely outdoor pool. Very thin walls, but our neighbors were all quiet. This place books up fast, and it's easy to see why. Retro charm, cool neighborhood, great... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Probably the best hotel I've stayed at for the price! The room was, of course, unique, and I spent a relaxing afternoon by the large pool. The front desk staff was very friendly. The free wifi worked well. My only issue was the thin walls, but when my neighbors were being loud at 2 am, the staff took care of... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Austin Motel

Address: 1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2422
Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $106 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Austin Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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#41 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#57 Family Hotel in Austin
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