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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Warning!!!!......The water temperature is scolding hot,dangerously hot. The outside is dirty with bird droppings,cigarettes and dead landscaping. Good Lord! Wash the windows. The interior has been updated and still a bit dirty. There just one complimentary coffee in the room. No free breakfast or bottle waters. It's unacceptable. I won't be back.

1 Thank Aphid B
Management response:

Thank you for giving us feedback about your stay and our deficiencies. We will review your comments to our staff and continue to work to improve our hotel and our guest perceptions. For future reference, the Courtyard brand does not offer free breakfast. We do offer cook to serve meals and Starbucks. More 

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84 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Hopefully this hotel will be a real Courtyard when it grows up, but for now it is still the Ramada (or what ever it used to be) with the Courtyard logo plastered all over the place (hence the Foldgers coffee in a Starbucks cup analogy). To be fair, the staff is great and the level of 'service' is there, but... More 

Thank JeremyG33
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to give us honest feedback. Based on your feedback, we have improved upon the hardest part of hospitality and that is service and hiring the right staff. As for the hotel, we have and will continue to make improvements daily. We are currently in the process of renovating the elevator, AC and guest door... More 

New York
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455 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Not a standard issue Courtyard with different décor and feel. This was a Ramada and the furniture is funky by Marriott standards. Beds are very good and the bath was ample. Housekeeping solid. Location is ok but beware that access is on a one way service road and traffic can be heavy during rush hour. Several below average restaurants in... More 

Thank FrequentTripster
Management response:

Thank you with your review. Our owners thought about the "Keep Austin Weird" motto when thinking about renovations of the hotel lobby. The rooms furniture is actually the new Courtyard package that are going into all new and renovated Courtyards. As for service and quality, we will continue to make every effort to get better day by day. More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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263 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

It appears the hotel has been there a long time but they've made strides with updating it and making it look fresh. Their bar closes early and Starbucks is SLOW so if you need morning coffee wake up early! The room was clean, I would stay here I again

Thank Mark M
william d, General Manager at Courtyard Austin-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We continue to work on improvements on the hotel and service. Please come back the next time you are in Austin More 

1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience at this hotel. Hotel staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating, especially Charles and Tony. Made our trip that much better! Only reason for 4 was issues was with our toilet.

Thank Grace O
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived around 3 in the morning ready to check in and get some sleep to be told that my room was given away around 10 that night. Shocked and upset I asked why. He proceeds to tell me that my card is insufficient. When I made the reservation I gave my credit card number to hold the room and... More 

Thank Suzuki_Su
Management response:

Thank you so much for your feedback, we always value hearing from the guest. We are so sorry you had such a challenging occurrence with the billing issues per the hotel policy and we take the feedback very seriously and will continue to work on our communication. Please feel free to contact me directly at William.daniels@cynaustin.com If you would like... More 

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53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Marriot Courtyards are always reliable places to stay: clean, comfortable, well priced. So I dont know how this hole in the wall xould be in their chain. And dont give me any excuses about remodeling. The place is a wreck and sits in the middle of a gravel pit. Our room was next to the elevator, but felt like we... More 

Thank donnajendlin
Management response:

I am truly sorry that you had an experience that was not becoming of a Courtyard or what we accept or expect for our guest. We are working on improvements to our elevators and are working on training our staff to improve on service and expectations. Please try us in the future to see how we are coming along in... More 

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159 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 474 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this hotel over the Labor Day weekend, just to spend some time in Austin touring local attractions & sampling a variety of foods. This hotel is located on the north side of the city & easily accessed from the highway system. Very simple routes to downtown sites. The hotel is in the process of upgrading rooms, & the... More 

1 Thank John H
Management response:

Thank you for your review. It is always refreshing to here that we did our job in servicing our guest. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I came to Austin to visit my son and attend a UT football game. We got no sleep as there were so many little kid soccer teams staying there. The management didn't do anything about the kids running up and down the halls late and very early. Our Room was the first one off the elevator. One... More 

Thank Findling
Management response:

Thank you on your feed back about your stay. We are sorry that your stay was not enjoyable as we prefer all our guest stay to be. We try as much as we can to address noise issues and can only address when we catch the individuals. We usually try to block teams to their own floors but in your... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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364 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was in Austin for a brief time on business and elected to stay at this Courtyard. I don't have any major complaints. There was plenty of parking and the staff was nice. The lobby seemed okay and the room was small. Overall I was pleased, but I arrived around 8 pm one night and checked out early the next... More 

Thank Bowmanator22
Management response:

Think you for taking the time to comment about your experience. We love it when guest take the time to tell us how we are doing. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This newly renovated Courtyard by Marriott is just a few miles north of downtown Austin, 6th Street, and the Texas State Capitol, Courtyard Austin University Area offers newly-renovated guestrooms, lobby and an onsite Bistro and outdoor pool. Our University of Texas Austin hotel is just 3 miles from the campus off Exit 238A of I-35. Modern guestrooms feature Marriott luxury bedding, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Guests will enjoy a delicious selection of breakfast and dinner options at our Bistro. We offer a comfortable outdoor pool and fitness center that is available 24-hours. With over 1,600 sq. Ft. Of event space, business meetings are easy at Courtyard Austin University Area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Austin-University Area

Address: 5660 North IH-35, Austin, TX 78751
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $137 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Austin-University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Courtyard Austin - University Area Hotel Austin
Courtyard Austin Central
Austin Marriott
Austin Courtyard
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