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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

such a fun place to stay! breakfast was awesome, not the typical hotel breakfast! great for young adults who are in Austin for fun, but still quiet enough for if you happen to be in town with family or for business! our neighbors did get a little rowdy at one point but we didn't really mind.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to stay. I love the pink sheep and the story behind it. Breakfast Taco's were good as well as the coffee! Bed nice and comfortable. Bathroom nice. Close to Austin and staff was very welcoming.

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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

my stay was great the hotel is very nice an the price was good the breakfast tacos was great the staff was good an vontenette was very nice my friend told me about the hotel the location was very quiet

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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Reviewed November 24, 2016

from the outset my stay was a pleasant experience from check-in to check-out. vontenette, the night shift desk clerk was quite pleasant and accommodating. the day shift staff was helpful as well. clean, spacious room with king-sized bed. very close to the highway, which made everything accessible. i highly recommend this hotel.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Let me just start by saying I have never written a review, good or bad, for anything ever. And like all of us, I have had some bad experiences. The attitude of the staff here has really stuck with me in a bad way which has led me to do my first review of anything ever. The pink sheep are...

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

We had a pre-paid reservation at this hotel. When we arrived after a late night three hour drive, we were told our reservations would not be honored because we made it through a third party (Priceline -- wonderful experience with them, by the way). We would not have known about the hotel without the third party service. Priceline helped us,...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is only 10 min driving to downtown and has many restaurant options around (walking or short driving distance). The decoration is very interesting (the pink sheep all around the hotel add a little humor). The hotel includes breakfast and it is good.

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Wantagh, New York
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Right off the bat. The Keys barely work on the door to open the building & then the door to open the room also had to be tried multiple times, every time in order to work. We both had issues with all the keys we got, as did the other people we knew who stayed at the hotel. I say...

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The staff is great Yes the hotel is quirky The sign on the wall. Leading to the second floor This way to bed.They had mask on the sheep for Halloween. The room was nice.The bed was cozy. The breakfast was standard except for the burritos. They were nice

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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I gave this place four stars because it really isn't that bad. They have put enough bondo on the place for it to be worth the price tag. They have cleaned up the environment and made it look on the surface as a cool place. But as soon as you look close there are all sorts of things that are...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are Austin's newest unique boutique hotel, located in the Highland area of Austin. Just outside the hustle-bustle of Austin's iconic downtown area, The Highlander provides a unique experience you won't find anywhere else. Whether you are traveling solo or with the entire flock, our modern and comfortable accommodations will have you counting sheep in no time! Looking for something to do? Our Austin Ambassadors will herd you in the right direction when it comes to the local sights and sounds of the Live Music Capital of the World. We hope to see ewe soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Highlander Austin

Address: 6200 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752-4319 (Formerly Travelodge Austin)
Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $82 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Highlander Austin 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Austin Hotel Austin
Austin Travel Lodge
Austin Travelodge
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 of 5 bubbles fatheroftwoboys, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“No elevator but it wasnt no big deal.”
  • parking area 3 boats no problem.
 of 5 bubbles biggwake, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“First floor unless you don't mind going up stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles jenjenut233, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms have fridges.”
 of 5 bubbles mellsnell, Jun 24, 2016 | Read review
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