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Hotel Saint Cecilia

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Private and romantic. You feel like you are Keith Richards in a private villa in the south of France. Record players in every room with a killer vinyl selection at the front desk. Lilly at the front desk upgraded us to Suite #5 when a pipe burst in the neighborhood and our poolside room wasn't getting water. They made up... More 

Thank Karl A
San Diego, California
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146 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This hotel has beautiful spaces and a quaint location (that's also very central!). It's just of South Congress in a residential neighborhood, so it's a little difficult to just pass through unless you are a guest or a member of their club. It's also quiet--if you want somewhere to be noisy/party, probably better to choose something else.

Thank 581lily
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The St Cecilia is a really special and fun hotel. I think of it as the kind of place Keith Richards would stay at if he was in Austin. Very cool, funky vibe, turntables in rooms and a vinyl library, great little swimming pool, hip staff who bend over backwards to help, lovely clean rooms, great food, cool neighbourhood, just... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This was my 3rd stay and I'm confident, having stayed in some amazing hotels all over the world, that The Hotel Saint Cecelia could be one of the coolest, best run hotels in the world. Room... Suite one is off the charts. Bamboo outdoor shower, claw foot tub, private front porch, possibly the most comfortable bed on earth. Pool.... Heated,... More 

2 Thank Eban42
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for her birthday a few weeks ago and were blown away! Very private hotel. We would live here if we had the chance. We are younger and are always out late which was no problem because we could slip in and out of the hotel with ease through the private gated parking area. I... More 

Thank Alex G
New York City
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176 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Ok I have found out the one downside of this hotel - I love it so much that I don't go off the property enough to explore Austin! However there is always an excuse to come back as I still have not seen enough of Austin. We were in Suites 2 and 3 which were fantastic. Big bathtub in Suite... More 

Thank rdkflk
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Everything at the hotel was wonderful, from the room and linens, to breakfast, to the staff! The room was quite large (and I wasn't in any of the suites or anything) and filled with amazing vintage pieces. We used the complementary bikes, as well, which were great.

Thank illlap
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Hotel Saint Cecilia is one of the coolest places to stay in Austin. It's cool in a very classic-with-a-twist kind of way - nothing too faddish or shortsightedly trendy. The rooms feel very much like a Palm Springs ranch house, but still undeniably Austin. Only other thing I'll add: You're gonna love the fragrances of their toiletries.

Thank BizBackpacker
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158 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our overnight stay. Friendly folks and a cool hotel. Very funky. My only gripe is the lack of a bathroom door. If you are solo, no big deal. For a romantic getaway, not great. Enjoyed having a drink by the fireplace in the bar before dinner. We enjoyed our stay.

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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

First experience of the states definitely a memorable one. Thanks to this hotel I really enjoyed the area experienced amazing amazing food. The hotel very nicely decorated and to a very high standard. Always clean and comfortable. Really good drinks too

Thank Max C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Saint Cecilia is a secluded luxury hotel in the heart of Austin's South Congress District. The 14 room property, situated on an 1880 estate, is a tribute to rock and roll opulence and royal elegance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Saint Cecilia

Address: 112 Academy Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1852
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $599 - $1,226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Saint Cecilia 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#21 Luxury Hotel in Austin
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