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South Congress Getaways (Austin License #085385) is located in the absolutely best area in Austin! See our amazing reviews! Perfect for first time visitors, anyone coming for an event in this amazing city, and frequent travelers who want to be just a walk away from everything, yet not pay top dollars for the very few hotels that will put you as central to this city as this property allows you to be!
The Getaways is an incredibly cozy, private and impeccably clean GuestHouse, located ONE BLOCK from South Congress Avenue in Travis Heights -one of the most hip and desirable neighborhoods in Austin.
Wonderfully designed, the GuestHouse has plush and regal decor with beautiful dark wood floors, new comfortable furnishings, ultra comfortable beds, big wide and open closets, a full and modern kitchen, all while only a short one block walk away from the most exciting street of South Congress, with so many options no matter what our guests are looking for -restaurants, bars, live music, fun eclectic shops for all ages (new and vintage clothing, jewelry, art, candy, cupcakes, costumes) and as well the option to be close to nature with biking and hiking trails and outdoor adventure options.
We offer guests fast WiFi accessibility, AT&T Uverse (with HBO, Showtime and hundreds of channels), complimentary filtered water, complimentary bath products (body wash, shampoo and conditioner), complimentary coffee for the Keurig, one private parking space with the option for an extra if needed, as well as complimentary daily cleaning service depending on the duration of the stay.
We love living in this area and really enjoy sharing the GuestHouse with travelers looking to have a wonderful stay in Austin!
Cozy Bedrooms: Each bedroom is super comfortable, private and uniquely decorated. Our “Elvis Room” features a Queen Size plush bed and our “Priscilla Room” features a King Size plush bed. Both rooms are spacious with the option for a lot of natural light with the views of trees through the windows or for Black-Out Curtains for those who want to sleep in late or nap! The linens are extremely comfortable, high thread count sheets and we have an abundance of pillows to make sure that you find the ones that make you most comfortable during your stay.
Umbrellas. Ironing Board and Iron. Bike Storage. Private Access w/Keyless Entry. A/C and Heating. Keurig Coffee Maker. Hair Dryer. Convertible Bed Set Up Upon Request. Kids toys and Toddler Bed Set Up Upon Request. Laundry Service provided (additional minimal cost).
*Please see our reviews for more information!!!
Check Us Out On www.SouthCongressGetaways.com or follow us on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/southcongressgetaways
We welcome children! We have many amenities for children! If you let us know the ages, we are able to help set up for a really easy transition. We have a toddler-sized blow-up bed w/bedding, toddler towels, 2 infant car seats w/ 1 attachable stroller, and other child-friendly amenities!...moreless
We have people with allergies to pets, so we cannot offer to have them in the house... but we love them!...moreless
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Elvis Room: 1 queen
HypoAllergenic/Wool Bed, Brand New, High Thread Count Sheets...moreless
Priscilla Room: 1 king
Cozy Wool/Memory Foam Topper, High Thread Count Sheets...moreless
The Elvis Room is super cozy with beautiful big windows that allow light in, as well as dark out curtains for those who want to sleep in. There is a large grand antique chest of drawers for your belongings. This room is full of beautiful colors and animal prints to make sure anyone feels in luxury. The mattress is Hypo-Allergenic made with all natural products and the sheets have a high thread count, for the coziest and healthiest sleep. This room has beautiful morning light, if you choose and opens up to a view of incredible oak trees.
The Priscilla Room is full of color and delight. This room is extremely comfortable and is very private. Keep the large windows open to bring in the light or close up with the black out curtains.
There is a large closet in each room for both hanging clothes and for shoes as well.
This is a brand new building with such a clean set up. All new amenities. Everything is very accessible and there are many towels, a hamper for any dirty ones. There is a lighted up make up mirror if needed and hair dryer....moreless
A car is not necessary when you are staying at the house, as it is just a 1 block walk to the vibrant South Congress Street (SoCo). You can walk to really beautiful parks nearby and a playground and tennis and pool at Stacy Park. The pool is heated and doesn't cost anything... it is actually spring fed. There are hiking and biking trails close by, as well. South Congress offers so many amazing restaurants, shops, etc. Across the bridge, a short walk away, you are in Downtown where you can see the State Capital and are close to the Convention Center.
There is so much to enjoy while staying at this location, and then just an easy walk back to the tranquility retreat of the South Congress Getaways House.
Extremely cozy & comfortable living room that can fit many comfortably! Grand Living Room with Entertainment Center. We have DirectTV, Options to hook up your iPod, Klipsch Speakers, 50' Plasma TV....moreless
One dedicated parking space for guests directly at Guest House Entrance, and an extra spot upon request. Street Parking Available As Well. No Permit Needed. ...moreless
New Towels. Many Extras for Additional Guests. ...moreless
Can be an option for long term renters. Please discuss with homeowner. We also have full-time cleaning staff that can assist if needed for long term renters....moreless
Keurig, French Press and Instant Coffee Maker all provided. ...moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
We have the most beautiful serving dishes, platters, pitchers, wine goblets and cups. It is a full kitchen, so there is pretty much anything you need to cook in the house....moreless
There is an automatic dishwasher and we supply dishwashing machine soap as well. ...moreless
The kitchen is fully equipped. We supply cold & hot filtered water, a Keurig coffee maker w/ some coffee/creamer & coffee press. Lots of counter space & beautiful serving dishes, pitchers & glasses....moreless
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There are many amazing parks, water holes, public pools, areas to hike near the property. At the same time, the property is short walk from the hippest and most popular streets in Austin (South Congress).
Year Purchased: 2013
About: We love Austin so much, that it is really fun to provide a Guest House that is really authentic to the vibe in Austin, as well as impeccably clean and quiet. We love for our guests to have such a wonderful stay while visiting this city! It makes us happy to have a place that will support comfort and access to the most fun parts of Austin, within walking distance!
We love utmost cleanliness, easy access as well as an authentic experience when we travel around the country & world, and with our Guest House, we take pride in offering all of that and more :)
Why Private Homes: This property is special and offers everything a visitor is looking for in a Vacation Rental. Once you drop off your bags, you are 1 one block to the most fun and central South Congress Street. There are so many fun restaurants and stores and places to go from this location, that our guests are easily and quickly acclimated and feel a real part of the city immediately.
The house is whisper quiet and offers a private entrance and reserved parking place right outside.
A very short walk could take you to Joe's for coffee in the morning, fun shops to peruse during the day, a delicious lunch at one of the many different restaurants, to great live music and even the option for an elegant or casual dinner. All on one long strip of eclectic and boutique-like stores and restaurants.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: -Free High-Speed Internet WiFi throughout.
-50' Plasma Flat Screen TV.
-Direct TV with over 1,000 channels.
-DVD player, and high-end sound system speakers.
-Hot and Cold Filtered Water Dispenser Come With the GuestHouse.
-A dedicated parking spot right by the entrance of the property-a real luxury when you're only one block from South Congress!
-A King Size Cozy Bed in One Room (in what we call the Priscilla Room). Fluffy Comforter, lots of pillows and high thread count sheets that are extremely soft.
-A truly comfortable Queen Size Bed with a cozy topper (in what we call the Elvis Room.) Fluffy Comforter, lots of pillows and extremely soft, high thread count sheets.
-Either open up the blinds OR draw the BLACK OUT blinds for complete 'sleep-in' darkness.
-Private Bicycle Storage On The Property.
-Full operating Kitchen with beautiful Mexican Plates and Dishware.
-We supply Conditioner, Shampoo and Body Wash (as well as Q-Tips and Cotton Swabs), so no need to pack any if you don't want!
-Umbrellas are supplied in case of rain!
-Our manual gives you information on the best restaurants in the area, local stores, emergency information and the like.
-Austin Tourist Book -for use while here! So no need to buy one, just use ours.
-Extra bedding for the couch bed.
-Cozy Faux Fur Blankets.
-Toddler Blow Up Bed.
-Optional Cleaning Lady. (additional cost).
-Hard Wood Floors with Cozy Moroccan Rugs, for beautiful comfort.
-Lots of Couch Space for hanging out and watching TV or listening to music.
-Minutes walk to downtown attractions like 6th Street, 4th Street (Warehouse District), and 2nd Street District.