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Habitat Suites Hotel

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Habitat Suites on a first time visit to Austin for a wedding. I think that this place is the best value of any hotels we have ever stayed. So much to say about the Habitat Suites that I don't know where to begin. 1. Location: Right off of I35 about 6 miles from the city center. Depending...

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Heidi G, General Manager at Habitat Suites Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You for reaching out to share your experience with us, Kate! We greatly appreciate it and are very happy you enjoyed your stay and our excellent amenities such as cooked-to-order breakfast and complimentary evening hospitality. We want every guest to feel at home and take advantage of the many opportunities we create for families to spend time together. It...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this searching for reasonable space to stay for an Austin wedding. Wife thought she would need space to do wedding flowers. Kept it when we discovered we did not. Repurposed apartments into suites. Decent meat free breakfast and evening snacks. Happy hour through the week. Plenty of space for a hotel. Would have been tight for apartments. While not...

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Heidi G, General Manager at Habitat Suites Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You for the feedback, Greg! I'm glad to hear the spaciousness of our suites was conducive to what you and your wife were looking to accomplish while in Austin. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our breakfast spread and complimentary evening drinks. Thank You for acknowledging our commitment to cleanliness, quality and value. We hope you consider us again...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't stay here unless you do not mid a dirty room. When we first checked in we had to change rooms because there was hair and red stuff on the bathroom wall. The wall plugs would not charge our phones. The only thing that was good was the hospitality breakfast and wine and cheese in the evenings.

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Heidi G, General Manager at Habitat Suites Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You for the feedback and we're sorry you did not find your suite satisfactory. This is very unusual for us as we make a daily dedication to cleanliness in our suites that so many of our guests have come to expect and appreciate. I will look into this matter further. Listening to what our guests have to say is...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure why we paid so much for this "hotel", which reminded me more of a hostel. Yellow appliances, dingy carpet, peeling paint, 20 year old furniture...very strange. I do not get it. All I can say good is that there were yummy complimentary refreshments during happy hour. There are many hotels to choose from in Austin, TX for the...

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Heidi G, General Manager at Habitat Suites Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and Thank You for the valuable feedback! We are always listening and striving to be better here at Habitat Suites. I'm very sorry to hear you found your accommodations of a more outdated quality. Habitat Suites has been a part of the Austin community for over 30 years, and we understand that may still show. We are working toward...

Reviewed 4 January 2017

The place was old but well-kept. They were upgrading some rooms when we were there. For a price of a hotel room, you get a suite with a kitchenette, 1 bedroom and living room with a fireplace. A decent size for the prize. However, the kitchen badly needed an update. The coil-type stovetop in our room can barely heat water....

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place used to be an apartment complex so the suites, are really suites. With separate bedrooms, living room and small kitchen with full size fridge, stove etc. The rooms are clean. You can tell they are not new but everything is well maintained. Breakfast is really very nice. Unlike most complimentary breakfasts they offer to custom make eggs, etc....

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is an old apt complex changed to hotel with a new twist of natural kick. We had two bed room apt at a price of one hotel room. Old and clean. We saw the microwave that was 50 years old but still working. Food service in breakfast was great. House is surrounded by nature. Trees, plants, fruits etc. I...

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Toronto
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My bff and I stayed at the Habitat Suites for 3 nights as we needed to be close to Bee Cave Road. Hotel offered free wi-fi, free parking, free breakfast and complimentary cocktail snacks and drinks. We were on a tight budget and this was the perfect hotel for our needs. A home away from home indeed. We had a...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Had a lovely big suite. The breakfast was the best we have tasted for a while - all organic, healthy food. Locally sourced. Made to order. Lovely relaxed happy hour in the evening. Very pleasant staff.

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Albuquerque
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Our group stayed in adjoining rooms over Thanksgiving--3 nights. The rooms resemble 1 and two bedroom apartments repurposed into a hotel. The rooms are indeed large with a full kitchen and living room. the rooms were cleaned and serviced each morning. The grounds are spacious and away from any traffic noise. A cook to order breakfast was served each morning....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Habitat Suites is a relaxed green oasis in North Central Austin. We are a locally-owned independent hotel with a focus on spacious suites, organic edible gardens and an unrelenting dedication to guest comfort and green energy practices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Habitat Suites Hotel

Address: 500 East Highland Mall Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $172 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Habitat Suites Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Habitat Hotel Austin
Hotel Style:
#16 Best Value Hotel in Austin
#29 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#37 Family Hotel in Austin
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“Ask for Building 2.”
 of 5 bubbles 910gregr, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to see photos or tour the exact room you are booking.”
 of 5 bubbles elleesse2015, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We always try to get upstairs as it is quieter. Didn't see any elevators though.”
 of 5 bubbles 498michaeln, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Easy access to highways and surrounding restaurants etc...”
 of 5 bubbles Wadytwos, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms are likely to be quieter as sound insulation of the suites isn't great.”
 of 5 bubbles W00dway, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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