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Downtown Austin 3BR - $195/nt - Walk to Bars, Music, Town Lake

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Downtown Austin 3BR/2bath Condo!

* Condo is licensed for short term rental required by the City of Austin.

What a great Texas city but downtown is the best part of the city and this 3 BR/2 BA condo is in the heart of downtown. Take a cab from the airport and don't even rent a car. You can walk to all the downtown arts, entertainment, restaurants, bars, live music venues and famous Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake) Hike & Bike Trail.

The world headquarters flagship store of Whole Foods is a long walk (10 min) or very short cab ride away. 'SoCo' = South Congress Avenue shopping and restaurants are a 15 min walk away by just crossing Town Lake from downtown. This is an amazing location and the living space is great too. Living room and kitchen have granite counter breakfast island open to the living area which features leather chair, sofa and pub table w/ 4 barstools.

Two bedrooms on the main level each feature a queen sized bed and 2 bathrooms. A small loft is up a spiral staircase and offers a small sitting area w/ 2 chairs overlooking the city lights/buildings and a 3rd bedroom in the loft which has 2 twin beds. Covered and gated parking comes with the unit.

**Please note this unit is on the 3rd floor and no elevator available so do not lease if you cannot bring bags up 3 floors or stairs are a problem.**

Please - No Smokers and WILD PARTIES - DO NOT BOOK IF YOU CANNOT ADHERE TO NO LOUD PARTIES/NOISE AFTER 10PM.

No Pets

The neighbors are full time adult professionals/residents and the unit may not be leased for a party. It's a great home and home base for people wishing to visit Austin, live like a local and avoid being in the hotels. Walk across the street to one of the bars for time to be loud and crazy. Location is also across the street from Austin Convention Center so literally a 1-2 minute commute for those in Austin on business.

'I just wanted to say thanks once again for the opportunity to rent your unit in Downtown Austin. We had a great time, and the unit was super! I hope to have the chance to rent from you again when we return to Austin next time, and will definitely suggest others consider your unit when traveling to the area.'

Amy

'Just wanted to say thanks for arranging the rental. The unit was perfect for our family’s needs. While we were waiting for teammates to compete at the Convention Center, we could hang out at the condo and just cross the street when they were ready. Probably the best part of our stay was being able to go back and forth to the unit for lunch and snacks – we managed to avoid most of the unhealthy and expensive concessions-type food. Having a reserved parking spot in an enclosed area was also a plus. Would definitely stay there again if we come back to Austin for another tournament!

Thanks again,'

Roda

'As i mentioned to you today over the phone today after our check out, you should know just how pleased we were with the overall accommodations, location and cleanliness of your unit as a whole The place where one sleeps is important and this made our long business trip almost pleasurable Take Good care And Thanks again for letting us have the opportunity to stay in your nice unit' Phil W. 15 DEC 10 (this reference called after his stay to say he will talk on the phone or email to give a reference of the condo)

Keywords: Condo

More Details

Owner
Stacey Lee Auzenne
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Stacey Lee Auzenne

I am a downtown Austin resident.

Stacey Lee Auzenne purchased this condo in 2000

Why Stacey Lee Auzenne chose Waller Creek District

It's in the heart of downtown Austin walking distance to many great attractions including the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail plus hundreds of restaurants, live music, arts and entertainment.

What makes this condo unique

It's a property where you can walk out the door and be downtown plus across the street from the convention center. 99% of the neighborhoods in Austin are not pedestrian friendly like larger cities but Downtown Austin is a genuine walking area.

Map

Property is located next to the Convention Center and adjacent to the Hilton. At the intersection of 4th and Trinity

Amenities

Waller Creek District Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Notes:
Walk out the door to Austin Convention Center across street plus located in center of downtown arts & entertainment district.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Downtown Austin 3BR - $195/nt - Walk to Bars, Music, Town Lake
average rating of 4.4130435 based on 46 reviews
4

Best location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at this VRBO. Great location -- within walking distance to Rainey St and 6th. We even walked to South Congress.

The condo was in great condition - and had all the supplies we needed.

My only complaint is the property manager never responded to any of our questions - which is quite unprofessional.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weimar, California
4

Would stay here again!

  • 4 of 5

My girlfriends and I (six total) stayed here during the second weekend of ACL 2017. We've always stayed closer to Zilker in the past, so thought we'd mix it up a bit this year. It was the way to go! So convenient and close to all we wanted to do/see! Rainey Street, 6th Street, Republic Square to catch the shuttle to Zilker...all within a short walk. The Capital Metro Shuttle to the airport...at only $1.25 each way...was catty corner from the condo. Ideal location for us, no doubt!

The condo was easy to access thanks to the detailed instructions sent to us. It was air conditioned and had all the amenities we could need. We laughed and joked about a few of the quirks there...one of the bar table chairs was broken and couldn't be raised up; we had to keep reminding each other to duck and to watch our heads/back if we bent over near the spiral staircase, which is at a really strange spot. The staircase is also quite small, causing one of the women to just leave her suitcase downstairs as it was too difficult to lug it up.

Other impressions: the tv is very large...too large for that space and kind of in your face. Would be so much nicer to have a smaller one tucked back in to the alcove; the hall bathroom needs some repair: toilet seat moved around, needs some touch up paint around the towel bar; the kitchen ceiling (beneath the air conditioning vent, I believe) had mold on it and bubbling from a leak. A suggestion from the two women who stayed upstairs is to place a mirror on that level. Would have saved them from having to come downstairs to the kitchen and bathroom mirrors to put on make up. Also, the closet in one of the bedrooms was basically unusable and served as storage, apparently. Would have been nice to place our suitcases in there during our stay. As it was, we left them open on the floor.

Are all these little things I've noted enough to keep us from staying here again in the future if the opportunity arose? Nope! Great location and the price was right. Had everything we needed, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location. Clean. Safe. Property accurately described.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location. Close to everything we wanted to do. Walked everywhere. The condo was clean. Gated community was safe. A great place to experience all of Austin.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Go to Austin and stay here. Nuff said!:)

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

3 bedroom condo

  • 3 of 5

Great location. Walking distance to all that downtown Austin has to offer. Even in July. 3rd floor, no elevator. If, your a bit older, avoid the stairs. Unit was okay at best. Needs some serious updating. If, this is an investment property, the owners need to allocate some much needed funding into brining it up to date. 4th time renting VRBO, first time I had very little personal service. Luckily in the past I have dealt with owners that welcomed me as if I were family or best friends. Not the case here. With that said, this is an easy fix. Customer service. A/C a bit drained late in the day. Throw rugs are very dirty. Bedding was okay. Body wash, shampoo & conditioner as well as towel service very good. Kitchen was a plus for our needs. If my needs were 3 bedrooms and the management did indeed upgrade I would rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Slaughter, La
5

Wonderful location, great property

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable and plenty of room. Very safe, locked gate, secure parking. Austin has a problem with beggars (I don't know if they are homeless or indigent but they definitely beg) The gated property really improves your feeling of comfort. Third floor improved quietness, increased effort with stairs and slightly increased temperature during the end of the day but air temp drops quickly with nightfall. Very good location. Walking to 6th st and to Rainey st. Bus travel to museums, capital and UT. We had a very good time.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates subject to change without notice. Please inquire about other special event pricing.

Gated/covered parking for 2 vehicles

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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