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Habitat Suites

1,508 reviews
+1 512-467-6000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast

Habitat Suites: A Unique Home-Away-From-Home Experience in Central Austin Neighborhood

What's a Habitat Suites Room Include?

Surrounded by native Texan flora, Habitat Suites offers guests all the comforts of a hotel but with the feel of a private residence. Each suite has a private bedroom and bathroom, separate living area and kitchen (which comes with a stove), cooking equipment, and local organic coffee. The rooms are in good condition, comfortable, and clean, and they have private external entrances. There are even fireplaces available upon request.

What Amenities Are Available?

Habitat Suites Hotel is actually a re-purposed apartment complex, so each unit gives you the privacy of having your own apartment. One great feature is the outdoor saltwater pool, which sits in the complex's garden. The hotel offers a complimentary buffet breakfast in the dining area, free WiFi in public areas, free parking, concierge, laundry service, and a 24-hour front desk. Habitat Suites is committed to sustainability so the garden is  pesticide free. 

How Much Will a Stay at Habitat Suites Cost Me?

A room here will cost you around $100 for a standard one-bedroom suite. For a family or larger group, there are also two-bedroom suites available for $150. These prices include a buffet breakfast. This is a good value and provides an affordable alternative to the usual four-star chain hotels, which generally start at around $200 per night, and cheap Austin hotels, which offer very few amenities. 

What's the Bottom Line?

Overall, Habitat Suites Hotel offers excellent value in a reasonably central location. Being a former apartment complex means that it feels much more like home than other places in the city. The interior might be a little dated for some people's tastes, and the strip club next door may put some people off, but the place more than makes up for it with its excellent breakfast, friendly staff, relaxing outdoor areas, and lush gardens. 



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500 E Highland Mall Blvd
Austin, TX 78752
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User Highlights
Value for money
"Fabulous prices" "Well appointed for the price"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
100% thought beverage prices were a great value.
Bar and Beverages
"Complimentary happy hour" "Free evening cocktail"
100% thought beverage prices were a great value.
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%.
"Delicious organic breakfast" "Delicious cooked-to-order breakfast"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Fantastic staff" "Breakfast staff delightful"
95% found the staff to be very friendly.
76% said the reception staff was great.
"Gluten free bread" "Great fruit choices"
100% enjoyed the snacks that were offered.
81% loved the menu selection.
"Excellent AC" "Roomy one-bedroom apartment"
93% thought rooms were spacious.
Beds were acceptable for 69%.
"Next to Highland Mall" "Great places to eat"
Only 68% were satisfied with the proximity to shopping.
Average proximity to the city centre, said 66%.
"Excellent facilities" "Loved this property"
59% thought the building was acceptable.
96% found the grounds to be nice.
"Excellent AC" "Suite was very spacious"
93% thought rooms were spacious.
Beds were acceptable for 69%.
"Property is old" "Spartan furnishings"
89% criticized the unstylish hotel.
82% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
"Did not have USB" "Wifi did not work"
68% said the wifi quality was bad.
Wellness Area
"There was NO Fitness room" "There was no fitness center"
78% didn't like the fitness area.

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Pleasant hotel grounds
Very quiet
Friendly service
Expert Reviews
Native flowering plants, organic vegetable gardens, and fruit-bearing trees surround this environmentally friendly lodging.
This hotel just might represent the future of green businesses... Staying here also means healthful food choices for breakfast.
Likely one of the best kept secrets in Austin lodging, this 96-room property offers the spaciousness of apartment living with the convenience of a hotel.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Late Check-out Fee: USD 45.00
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible