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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  • Throwback style can read as kitschy or outdated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

Updated 12/18/2014

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.

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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

Updated 12/18/2014

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