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South Congress Hotel
18th June 2020
Housed in a low-rise building on one of Austin’s trendiest streets, the South Congress Hotel is much more than just a place to stay. The boutique hotel is practically a neighborhood unto itself, complete with everything from stores and a nail salon to two restaurants, a coffee shop, and an
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6th February 2020
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For a slice of cool sans hipster pretention, the Carpenter Hotel, set in a former ’40s union hall, features 93 rooms with concrete floors, outdoor terraces, platform beds and blue-tiled bathrooms. You’ll want to hang out in the common areas—the lobby’s grouping of low-flung leather seats doubles as a work
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24th June 2019
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The 9 Best Boutique Hotels in Austin
26th February 2019
Boutique Hotel, Hotel. Hotel Saint Cecilia represents the best of Austin . Built in honor of Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music and poetry, the 14-room hotel is intricately put together. The management says the physical character of the hotel embodies the “elegance of Old World luxury” and the rebellious
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22nd February 2019
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South Congress Hotel Austin, Downtown Austin Boutique Hotel
5th September 2017
Boutique Austin digs, South Congress Hotel, fuse mid-century design, Brazilian modernism and California-inspired elements that blend into the surrounding neighbourhood and its collection of eclectic bars, lip-smacking restaurants, vibrant cultural venues, and independent design stores.. Boasting 71 guest-rooms, ten suites and two premier suites, furniture and textiles outfit Studio MAI chose
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South Congress Hotel
1603 South Congress Avenue, Austin
30.247327°N -97.750340°E

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24 hour reception
Free wi-fi

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24-hour front desk / Bell staff/porter / Coffee shop / Free high speed internet connection / Laundry/Valet service / Multilingual staff / Outdoor pool / Shopping mall

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Pets allowed / Rollaway bed