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Hotel Ella

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8.8
Excellent
505 reviews
+1 800-311-1619

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Pool
Fitness Center
With a stay at Hotel Ella, you'll be centrally located in Austin, within a 5-minute drive of Texas State Capitol and Sixth Street. This 4-star hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from University of Texas at Austin and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Lady Bird Lake. Make yourself at home in one of the 47 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. 42-inch LED televisions with digital programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.Amenities Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services. Enjoy American cuisine at Goodalls Kitchen and Bar, a restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar, take in the pool view, and even dine alfresco. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee. Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Austin? This hotel features 5200 square feet (468 square meters) of event facilities.
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West University
1900 Rio Grande Street
Austin, TX 78705
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User Highlights
8.8
Excellent
Vibe
"Charming boutique hotel" "Intimate feel of the hotel"
94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
100% said it was a stylish hotel.
Service
"Exceptional staff" "Great wait staff"
99% found the staff to be very friendly.
81% said the reception staff was great.
Bar and Beverages
"Perfect cocktails" "Great bartenders"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%.
Food
"Delicious truffles" "Wonderful dinner"
80% loved the menu selection.
Pool
"Lovely outdoor pool" "Cool swimming pool"
Amenities
"Generously sized porch" "Private veranda"
85% thought the building was wonderful.
94% found the grounds to be nice.
Location
"Nearby Botanical Gardens" "Complimentary car service"
95% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 69%.
Breakfast
"Nice brunch"
Comfort
"Private veranda" "Private property"
96% said the beds were comfortable.
Only 66% said rooms were big enough.
Room
"Fabulous room" "Elegant bathroom"
96% said the beds were comfortable.
64% complained about the bathroom.
Cleanliness
"Clean property" "Dirty carpet"
Only 62% said rooms were clean enough.
100% thought it was clean.

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concierge.com
Romantic atmosphere... the clientele is largely couples doing a one-on-one getaway or visiting their kids at the University of Texas, which is a short stroll away.
Afar Magazine
A Greek Revival family mansion built at the turn of the 20th century, Hotel Ella owes both its name and its grandeur to its very first lady of the house, Ella Wooten. Known for her...
The well-connected owners pride themselves on making guests feel just as pampered as Ella might have, with perks like a free town car service—even though the hotel is within walking distance of downtown—and a concierge team for whom no request is too much.
The Telegraph
One of Austin’s most gracious historic landmarks, a stay at Hotel Ella allows guests to step back in time to the life of a wealthy turn-of-the-19th-century family. The estate retains its...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Pool
Restaurant
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
47
Fees
Add-ons
  • Parking Fee: USD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 30 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 5 and USD 14 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible