Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University

805 Neches StreetAustin78701USA
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About Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University is a leisure hotel within walking distance of the University of Texas, Paramount Theater and the Sixth Street Music District.

Along with air-conditioning and ensuites, guests also have kitchen perks such as tea and coffee making facilities, microwaves and refrigerators. There are also added amenities that include flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi with some rooms even offering city views.

Visitors are welcome to use the fitness centre, laundry facilities and outdoor pool with sun loungers and umbrellas. A meeting room, business centre, dry cleaning service and 24-hour front desk are also available her.

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University serves hot and cold breakfast items at their Express Start buffet each morning, free of charge. There is also an on-site convenience store for snacks and drinks.

The contemporary hotel is close to the Red River District, Congress Street Bridge and businesses that include Facebook, University Medical Center and USDA.


805 Neches Street, Austin, TX, 78701, USA
Telephone: +1(512)4748600 | Fax: +1(512)4748601 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Ideal for Downtown Austin

Guests remarked that the hotel is approximately 15 minutes or less to points of interest including the capital, Convention Center and Congress Avenue. Guests who mentioned they were seeking hotel rooms near the heart of downtown were happy at this location.

Breakfast a Nice Perk

Travellers stated that they really enjoyed having the free breakfast option each morning. Visitors cited that the buffet does offer a mix of different foods so there's usually at least a couple of food items everyone can enjoy.

Newer Cleanly Hotel

Guests claim that the hotel is rather cleanly. Plus, the rooms are newer and feature modern kitchen amenities, which made travellers more like being home. According to visitors' remarks, you're looking for a clean, comfortable bed with a few added perks this is the place.

Negative Reviews

Undesirable Neighbourhood

Visitors mentioned that this location is an area that isn't very desirable. Guests stated that a homeless shelter is nearby so they often saw street people at various times throughout the day and evening. While no negative incidents seem to be reported, visitors mentioned they didn't feel entirely safe.

Parking Is Problematic

Visitors cited problems with the valet's attitude. Others mentioned that parking king fees seemed rather expensive. Others stated the self-parking structure nearby is close to the homeless shelter.

Somewhat Pricey Accommodations

Visitors of the hotel mentioned the price they paid fell short of what they received. While still a solid, dependable hotel, guests mentioned that it's only a good hotel and not a great location. Essentially, they just expected more extras based on the price.

Rating Overview

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8.1 out of 10 based on 3180 reviews