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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bunk beds”(9 reviews)
“female dorm”(4 reviews)
“shared bathroom”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Pool
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located, this hostel, although not inexpensive, is a great place to stay in downtown Austin. You can book a private room or a bed in the dorm. Beds have nice quilts and lots of pillows. There is a playful kitchen that is reasonably stocked...More

Thank Heidiks1
Reviewed 10 March 2018

They email saying they will be charging your credit card within 2 days for the full amount of your stay which you are expecting as it is 30 days before the trip. The email states they will cancel your booking if they can't collect the...More

Thank Vivian908
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Amazing staff. Everyone I encountered was polite and helpful. Perfect location. The affiliated bar downstairs is top notch. Spent more money there than I did on the hostel fees. Bunk beds require some caution after a night of drinking. Men's bathroom was not quite as...More

Thank pemorton
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Fairly solid hostel. Rooms were clean, staff were helpful, and the company was pleasant. If you're wanting somewhere cheap and fun then this is a good option... but of course it's no hotel and comfort levels could be better!

Thank Dominic H
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This hostel has amazing staff and they were always fantastic to me from day 1. This hostel is central to everything and it is close to a lot of bars, especially on 6th street. I was in Austin for the weekend for a convention, so...More

Thank Chris S
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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US$42 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$42 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Private rooms have bunk beds and shared bathrooms..... but they are clean and convenient. Upper floors are..."
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"2nd floor noisier due to kitchen traffic."
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"This review is for the lounge."
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"Higher floors are further from the bar so are possibly quieter, but being a hostel this largely depends on..."
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