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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 In Austin (Downtown Austin)
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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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12/03/2022 - 12/04/2022
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Verified Reviews of Hotel Ella

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Excellent Hotel"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The hotel is very clean, quiet and the staff was very friendly.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jul 11 to Tue Jul 12 2022 at a $285.00 average nightly rate.

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Summary of 398 reviews

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Rated 87/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Awesome vibe.

Vibe

92/100
48 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Relatively modern hotel. Nice boutique hotel. Nice for romantic trips. Good choice for a city trip.

Breakfast

89/100
14 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Location

89/100
55 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Good shopping and sightseeing.

Service

83/100
154 reviews

Friendly service. Decent management, reception, and restaurant service. Great valet service.

Amenities

82/100
70 reviews

Nice hotel buildings and lovely terraces. Beautiful architecture.

Cleanliness

74/100
43 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Food

71/100
53 reviews

Great food, with okay snacks.

Comfort

67/100
59 reviews

Small, decently comfortable rooms with excellent beds.

Room

64/100
117 reviews

Excellent beds with mediocre bathrooms, and not that clean. Rooms are neither new nor spacious, with complaints about furniture. Badly maintained rooms with no views to speak of.

Bar

54/100
18 reviews

Bar is alright with good drinks.

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from families.

Great valet service. Awesome terrace.

Vibe

91/100
17 reviews

Awesome vibe. Stylish hotel. Friendly atmosphere. Relatively modern hotel.

Breakfast

88/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Location

88/100
10 reviews

Great location.

Service

86/100
28 reviews

Friendly service. Great valet service.

Amenities

82/100
23 reviews

Nice building. Beautiful architecture.

Pool

77/100
7 reviews

Great pool.

Cleanliness

75/100
5 reviews

Clean.

Room

58/100
25 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms. Some don't like the size or furnishing of the rooms.

Value

51/100
7 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from couples.

Great location. Delicious food.

Location

88/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Service

75/100
16 reviews

Friendly service.

Food

71/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

Comfort

70/100
7 reviews

Comfortable.

Room

64/100
13 reviews

Room is all right.

Value

49/100
5 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Clean. Fantastic service.

Service

82/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

Cleanliness

65/100
5 reviews

Quite clean.

Room

54/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good boutique hotel. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Awesome vibe.

Vibe

92/100
47 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Relatively modern hotel.

Location

89/100
55 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Good shopping and sightseeing.

Breakfast

88/100
13 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Service

83/100
151 reviews

Friendly service. Decent management, reception, and restaurant service. Great valet service.

Cleanliness

75/100
42 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Food

71/100
53 reviews

Great food, with okay snacks.

Room

64/100
114 reviews

Excellent beds with mediocre bathrooms, and not that clean. Rooms are neither new nor spacious, with complaints about furniture. Badly maintained rooms with no views to speak of.

Bar

54/100
18 reviews

Bar is alright with good drinks.

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from families.

Great valet service. Awesome terrace.

Vibe

91/100
17 reviews

Awesome vibe. Stylish hotel. Friendly atmosphere. Relatively modern hotel.

Breakfast

88/100
5 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

Location

88/100
10 reviews

Great location.

Service

86/100
27 reviews

Friendly service. Great valet service.

Amenities

82/100
23 reviews

Nice building. Beautiful architecture.

Pool

77/100
7 reviews

Great pool.

Cleanliness

75/100
5 reviews

Clean.

Room

58/100
24 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms. Some don't like the size or furnishing of the rooms.

Value

51/100
7 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from couples.

Great location. Fantastic service.

Location

88/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Service

75/100
16 reviews

Friendly service.

Food

71/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

Comfort

70/100
7 reviews

Comfortable.

Room

64/100
13 reviews

Room is all right.

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Property Description

Hotel Ella is centrally located in Austin, a 5-minute walk from University of Texas at Austin and a 3-minute drive from Sixth Street. This 4-star hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Texas State Capitol and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Lady Bird Lake.

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
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 - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Governor's Mansion - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Frank Erwin Center - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Moody Center - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Sixth Street - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Austin Public Library - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Waterloo Park - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Darrell K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Dell Seton Medical Center - University of Texas - 1.6 km / 1 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Ella is Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport (AUS) - 20.3 km / 12.6 mi

Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Austin? This hotel has facilities measuring 5200 square feet (468 square meters), including conference space.

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
  • 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
  • Internet access in public areas - high speed
  • 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

  • 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.

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • 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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