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Hotel Ella

1900 Rio Grande Street, Austin, TX 78705 US near Exit 235a on I-35 (~1.0mi)
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4.0 Star Property Near Texas State Capitol
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4.0/5

Based on 83 guest reviews

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  • Pool umbrellas
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free bicycles on site
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01/23/2022 - 01/24/2022
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Summary of 364 verified reviews

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Rated 88/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good boutique hotel. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
46 reviews

"Great location and easy parking. Good shopping and sightseeing."

Breakfast

93/100
13 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

89/100
140 reviews

"Friendly and acceptably professional staff, with okay management and reception." Great valet service.

Amenities

84/100
53 reviews

"Nice hotel buildings and lovely terraces. Beautiful architecture."

Comfort

81/100
47 reviews

"Very comfortable stay with great beds, and acceptable rooms."

Room

69/100
95 reviews

"Rooms are of average size, and moderately well-maintained, with nice beds." Old, poorly-maintained rooms with deficient furniture and bathrooms.

Cleanliness

67/100
33 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities."

Food

67/100
41 reviews

"Decent food and menu."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from families.

"Friendly service. Comfortable beds."

Location

97/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

94/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

90/100
22 reviews

"Friendly service."

Vibe

86/100
9 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Stylish hotel."

Amenities

83/100
13 reviews

"Nice building."

Comfort

79/100
8 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

63/100
16 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great location. Very comfortable."

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

89/100
11 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Amenities

84/100
5 reviews

"Nice building."

Comfort

80/100
5 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

64/100
10 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good boutique hotel. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Fantastic service."

Location

97/100
46 reviews

"Great location and easy parking. Good shopping and sightseeing."

Breakfast

93/100
13 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

89/100
138 reviews

"Friendly and acceptably professional staff, with okay management and reception." Great valet service.

Comfort

81/100
46 reviews

"Very comfortable stay with great beds, and acceptable rooms."

Room

69/100
93 reviews

"Rooms are of average size, and moderately well-maintained, with nice beds." Old, poorly-maintained rooms with deficient furniture and bathrooms.

Cleanliness

67/100
33 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities."

Food

67/100
41 reviews

"Decent food and menu."

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from families.

"Friendly service. Comfortable beds."

Location

97/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Breakfast

94/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Service

90/100
21 reviews

"Friendly service."

Vibe

86/100
9 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Stylish hotel."

Amenities

83/100
13 reviews

"Nice building."

Comfort

79/100
8 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

63/100
15 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great location. Very comfortable."

Location

97/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

89/100
11 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Amenities

84/100
5 reviews

"Nice building."

Comfort

80/100
5 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

64/100
10 reviews

"Room is all right."

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Property Description

A stay at Hotel Ella places you in the heart of Austin, just a 5-minute walk from University of Texas at Austin and within a 5-minute drive of Texas State Capitol. This 4-star hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Sixth Street and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Moody Theater.

Enjoy American cuisine at Goodalls Kitchen, a restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge, take in the pool view, and even dine alfresco. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 47 guestrooms 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.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

University of Texas at Austin - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Caswell House - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Blanton Museum of Art - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
University of Texas Tower - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Texas State Capitol - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
HOPE Outdoor Gallery - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Governor's Mansion - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Sixth Street - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Austin Public Library - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Austin History Center - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Waterloo Park - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Frank Erwin Center - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue - 1.6 km / 1 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Ella is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) - 15.2 km / 9.5 mi

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.

Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Conference space size (meters) - 468
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Multilingual staff
  • Electric car charging station
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Banquet hall
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Total number of rooms - 47
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Professional property host/manager
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Porter/bellhop
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Conference space
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5200
  • Concierge services

Airport & Shuttle Information

Nearest Airport is Austin Bergstrom and is just 15 minutes away.

Local Shuttle Info: We offer a complimentary house car. It is available on a first come first served basis and is based on availability.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pets allowed (no fees)

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Only dogs are allowed

Pets allowed

We are pet friendly

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 35 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 39 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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