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Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin - Central
Ranked #87 of 200 Hotels in Austin
Menlo Park, California
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79 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Needs a Makeover”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2003

My company has a contract with this hotel and asks us to stay here at a good rate. That said, this place is in bad need of a makeover. It is your typical Embassy Suites with a pretty atrium, a small-ish indoor pool and a small gym. Typical breakfast and cocktails served in the lobby. However, if you take a room anywhere other than the back wall - farthest from the lobby - be assured you will get 3 hours sleep. At the corner of two highways, this place can get loud. And if that doesn' keep you up, the furnishings and amenities will - outdated wall unit housing TV, beds with thin mattresses and pads, dingy bathrooms that can often stand a better cleaning. If you get the room for $75, take it. Much more and you'll want to head to the Arboretum for the Embassy Suites or Amerisuites. Enjoy Austin!

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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Long Beach, CA.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2003

We stayed here for 2 nights in early August. The entire staff was friendly and attentive. The standard rooms were amazing and the courtyard was beautiful (our girls loved the fish ponds and fountains).
The property was a little on the older side, but was superbly maintained. The indoor swimming area was also lush and inviting. Every evening there is a complimentary cocktail hour and every morning there is cooked to order complimentary breakfasts provided. The only potential draw back is the immediate area isn't the greatest, but it is only a short drive to most of the area attractions.

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Property: Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin - Central
Address: 5901 North I-35, Austin, TX 78723
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#61 Business Hotel in Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin - Central 3*
Number of rooms: 260
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