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Hotel San Jose

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The Hotel San Jose is located on South Congress Avenue, a few blocks south of where the Colorado River runs through downtown Austin. Originally built in 1939 as an "ultramodern motor court," the San Jose has since been transformed into a secluded urban bungalow-style hotel in the heart of one of the city's most beloved neighborhoods.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Dry Cleaning
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
41Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
21Attractionswithin 0.5 km
407Reviews
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The tiny black front doesn't look like much. And you might need to embrace minimalist hipster chic to truly appreciate the genius of Hotel San Jose. But as a place where the rooms are given the right amount of romantic Texas meets modern aesthetics, this may be the best stay in
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This hotel was in a great location and also very nice coffee shop next to it. I loved the unique room and the robes are so great, I bought one when I checked out. There is a cute little pool outside, too. The staff was very kind and I would definitely stay here again!
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Response from Freedom532294, Manager at Hotel San Jose
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you so much for your review. We hope you enjoy your robe at home and think of your stay with us each time you wear it. Hope to see you back soon.
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I am in my third night, staying in room 56 (direct path from the office, upstairs). It has been an enjoyable stay -- until this evening (when my colleague checked out and I got new 'neighbors') This is when I realized the walls are paper thin (can literally hear conversations
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Response from Freedom532294, General Manager at Hotel San Jose
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for reviewing us, we love hearing that you enjoyed JO's, the food and the location. We truly enjoyed having your group stay with us. It is true the meeting room is a converted accessible room. I'm so sorry to hear your stay was poor. Thank you for your feedback on room noise. We will look into options to make the room more sound proof. As I remember you did have particularly loud neighbors that evening, thank you for alerting us so that we could help you with that matter.
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Hotel is in the middle of the action in Austin surrounded by bars restaurants and clubs It feels like a motel from the 60’s and in the warmer times must be a fun place to hang out The rooms even the grand suite is pretty basic concrete floors small bathroom come closet and
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Response from Freedom532294, General Manager at Hotel San Jose
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello, Thank you for your valuable feedback. Its true we have concrete floors but we hate to hear you were cold. We will be looking in to all the A/C heaters to ensure we quiet them quickly. Thanks again and hope you return to us for a warmer welcome soon. Hotel San Jose
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Not the place you want to stay while on business trip. It is more like a hippie motel than real hotel. I would love this place if I could be 21 years old smoking weed me again. I write the review at midnight while there is a loud concert happening on the other side of the
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Response from Freedom532294, General Manager at Hotel San Jose
Responded 3 weeks ago
So sorry to hear you couldn't sleep, that is not what we want to hear. We have many business travelers that enjoy staying with us. When you call us to book, we can talk you through quieter rooms on the property. We love the Continental Club but it sure can be loud and four lanes of traffic are on the street as well. If you decide to come back, and we hope you do, please call us and we can find a better fit rooms-wise. best, Hotel San Jose
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Hello, Thank you for your interest in Hotel San Jose. We do welcome dogs of all sizes. They are $10/night per dog and we love our four-legged friends. The vine growing on the outside of the building is called Fig Ivy. Hope this helps and we see you in the future! Kindest Regards, Meghan Hughes, GM
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How comfy are the beds?
Our beds are queen sized pillow-top mattresses with custom sheets and down alternative pillows. We believe they are very comfortable and are range from medium to firm in support. Please let us know if you have more questions regarding our property. You can always reach out to me directly. Kindest Regards, Meghan Hughes GM
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what time is check in and out?
Check-in starts at 3pm and check-out is 12pm.
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"Ask to be far away from the courtyard not in the main building"
"Rooms on the street are a bit noisy but otherwise find!"
"2nd story in the rear was great, next time I'd try for one on ground floor near the pool just for fun"
"If you want to avoid noise, ask for a room away from the lounge and off the street level."
"The hotel is situated along a busy road with streetnoise, but it was nice and quit in the room."
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PRICE RANGE
US$226 - US$510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesTexasAustin
NUMBER OF ROOMS
40
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