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  • 1220 S. Congress Ave. Map It
  • South Congress District


  • Prime location in a hip neighborhood
  • Laidback
  • Bike rentals available


  • Throwback style can read as kitschy or outdated
  • Not for fussy luxury travelers

Published 07/24/2015

Fodor's Review

What used to be a fading 1938 motor court is now a beloved, quintessentially-Austin motel. Sitting pretty in the heart of South Congress’ famed stretch of trendy restaurants, clubs, and shops, this crash pad is a favorite with trendsters and artsy folk, who hang by the classic, kidney-shaped pool. Funky, throwback rooms are all unique, ranging from sedate to outrageous, from a diminutive all-white room to a '70s-style flamingo room, decked out with shag pillows and multicolored leatherette chairs. The staff, made up of laidback locals, aims to please.

Hotel Information


1220 S. Congress Ave., Austin, Texas, 78704, United States

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 39 rooms, 2 suites
  • Rate includes: No meals

Published 07/24/2015

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