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Welcome to Austin & South Congress Getaways!
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, Google Fiber (with HBO and hundreds of channels), complimentary bath products (body wash, shampoo and conditioner), complimentary coffee for the Keurig, & one private parking space.
We love living in this area and really enjoy sharing the GuestHouse with travelers looking to have a wonderful stay in Austin! We even take one night stays during the week (only), when available.
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!
Ironing Board and Iron.
Private Access w/Keyless Entry.
A/C and Heating.
Keurig Coffee Maker.
Convertible Bed Set Up Upon Request.
*Please see our reviews for more information!!!
We take one night reservations most times during the week. Usually a three night minimum on weekends is required.
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 :)
Nicole purchased this cottage in 2013
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.
-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.
Every day in Austin should start in South Congress and this was the perfect place for that. A cozy and comfortable retreat. Thank you!
I honestly can't say enough good things about my stay! Not only was this extremely easy to book, when I arrived the property was even better than it looked online. The location is awesome, convenient to everything in Austin, even during the chaos of SXSW. It really felt like a home, so much better than staying in a hotel. The maid service was great, very unobtrusive, and the area, though right next to South Congress, is very quiet at night. We were even able to park our two SUVs right behind the house with no problem. I'm actually looking forward to going back next year! I recommend this property to anyone wishing to enhance their experience in Austin!!
Excellent, clean, comfortable, quiet, and cozy rental just off South Congress! We stayed a week and the location was perfect for what we like to do (eat, shop, drink, walk, and listen to live music!) Would recommend this location for anyone wanting quick access to Soco and having a quiet and private location. Nicole provided great service and was available when needed!
My daughter and I had a nice stay here. The location is perfect for exploring South Congress and we felt safe walking in the area. The pictures accurately represent the property. It is well maintained and clean. The only comment I would add here is that it is located above the garage requiring going up a flight of stairs. This wasn't a problem for us but someone with limited mobility may find it difficult and it isn't made abundantly clear in the materials the owner provides.
I would recommend this property to a friend without hesitation.
This was an awesome location to everything! We loved how clean & cozy this place was. It certainly met all our needs. We highly recommend this house!
The location could not have been better! Close to the action of SoCo and yet far enough to enjoy the quiet of the neighborhood. Clean and the host was more than accommodating. Would definitely recommend to family and friends.
As I said above, what is advertised is exactly what you get. Spacious. Comfortable. Good neighborhood. Close to shops and restaurants and downtown Austin. Would stay here again in a heartbeat!!
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).
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Winter Special Rates!
Jan 2 2017 - Jan 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest|
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|Cleaning Fee||$100 + Tax|
Rates are subject to change until property is booked.