On my first visit to Austin, I found the Heywood via Trip Advisor. The glowing reviews are accurate. It's a small place on the east side of town. It's actually just about a mile to downtown, located in a residential neighborhood.
I stayed upstairs in room 3. The room was a good size and very quiet, not facing the street. Out the front of the room is a nice upper-level courtyard. Photos on their site are accurate.
The modern design of the place gave it a very clean, sleek look and made it clear that it wasn't very old. Bathroom had an open shower (and no tub). Bed and linens were comfortable.
Service was friendly and helpful and arrival and departure were simple. I stayed alone there for three nights and felt very comfortable. If headed back to Austin, I would gladly stay here again!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- An artisanal boutique hotel and unique Austin experience. Half upcycled bungalow, half courtyard hotel, the Heywood embodies the intangible elements that define Austin: Creative. Easy going. Thoughtful. Cool. Located smack dab in the middle of the vibrant East Austin neighborhood and surrounded by local restaurants, lounges, and shops, this modern boutique hotel is an easy walk to downtown, Sixth Street, the Convention Center, and Lady Bird Lake. ... more less
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