Hotels near Brizendine House
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There are many historic 19th century buildings in Texas to tour, but the Brizendine House holds something special. The history behind the home along with the southwestern architecture and materials makes the house a must-see location on your Texas tour.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Brizendine House

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Airport
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Airport
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4.5
7712 E Riverside Drive, Austin
from $103
AT&T Hotel & Conference Center at the University of Texas
from $126
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Austin-University, TX
from $66
Embassy Suites Austin Central
Embassy Suites Austin Central
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4.0
5901 N I 35, Austin
from $109
Hotel San Jose
Hotel San Jose
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4.4
1316 S Congress Ave, Austin
from $175
Embassy Suites Austin-Arboretum
Embassy Suites Austin-Arboretum
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4.3
9505 Stonelake Boulevard, Austin
from $101
Residence Inn By Marriott Austin South
Residence Inn By Marriott Austin South
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4.1
4537 S Interstate Highway 35, Austin
from $99
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Austin
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Austin
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4.4
303 W 15th Street, Austin
from $159
Hotel Ella
Hotel Ella
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4.5
1900 Rio Grande Street, Austin
from $152
Extended Stay America Austin - Downtown - Town Lake
from $89
More About Hotels near Brizendine House...

19th Century Family History and Southwestern Architecture

The Brizendine House was built in 1870 by John R. Brizendine, an accomplished carpenter, machinist, and miller. Brizendine moved to Austin from Kentucky and lived in the home until his death. Elizabeth Gordon bought the home in 1928, and members of the Gordon family lived in the home until 1972. Two years later, the home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house itself is simple and rough, made out of ashlar and limestone which were common building materials for a middle class family in Austin at the time.

Location, Location, Location

The landmark is surrounded by the annex of the courthouse and the Criminal Justice Center, its simplicity striking in comparison to the large modern buildings in the city. Hotels located in downtown Austin near the Brizendine House put you at a convenient, central location to all of Austin.

Amenity-filled Hotels within Walking Distance

While there are no hotels next door to the Brizendine House, there are many excellent and affordable hotels within walking distance. The hotel closest to the house is Hotel Ella, a beautiful colonial home-turned-hotel that is only three minutes away from the Brizendine House. Staying at Hotel Ella is perfect for the traveler who wants a complete historic experience.

There are three other hotel chains that rest about eight minutes away from the Brizendine House. The first is the Hampton Inn with features such as free WiFi, a fitness center, a pool, and a restaurant.

Both DoubleTree by Hilton and La Quinta Inn offer comfortable services for your convenience, including a restaurant, a pool, free WiFi, and a concierge to help with luggage. DoubleTree offers a bar and lounge area, as well as upscale rooms and a few more amenities, but La Quinta offsets this by being the most affordable option without sacrificing comfort. If you love traveling with your fur babies, pets are allowed at both hotels.

The Walking Tour Experience

Visiting the Brizendine House is as easy as walking to it from your hotel! To experience more history and architecture related to the Brizendine House, you can participate in a self-guided City Walk. Other stops include the Henry Hirschfeld House and College, Bremond Block Historic District, the Robinson-Macken House, Fischer House, and more.

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