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Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Ground floor, furnished, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen, and living room. LOCATION!!



Railyard Condominiums are located in downtown Austin, at 4th Street/Trinity, right next to the Convention Center, the home of SXSW. This is a gated community, providing the security of locked outer entrances. The Best Locale in Austin, Right In the Heart of Our Lively City! Furthermore, it's on the ground floor, near the gate of BLDG 3. Step outside your door and walk to the best restaurants and Austin's unique 6th Street nightlife. The condo has recently been remodeled with Italian tile flooring, non-toxic Mythic paint job, new stainless steel refrigerator, microwave, track-lighting, electric range, dishwasher, and heating/air-conditioning. The bathroom is especially nice and features Italian tile and Pompeii red wall. The bathtub and shower are shiny clean, completely redone and absolutely beautiful. New comfortable queen-size bed and queen-size sleeper sofa with Sealy Posturepedic mattress. Brand new Washer/Dryer for your convenience.

This is a very comfortable condominium in the best location of downtown Austin, with everything being done to give guests a pleasant stay. Covered, Private Parking Space In Gated Parking Lot Right Next To Condo.

You can walk to everything and you can take the Airport Flyer from Austin Bergstrom International Airport for $1 per person. It picks up and drops off in front of the building every 30 minutes and makes it convenient and inexpensive to stay here without a car.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About John

A graduate of University of Texas and long time Austin resident. I retired from my state job about a year ago, and now spend my time running Kays Realty, working on my writing and music, studying history, and literature, and trying to get some exercise, as well as working on my diet (an imperfect Vegan). I've been a customer of Whole Foods since 1980, when they first opened their doors on Lamar!

John purchased this condo in 2002

Why John chose Waller Creek District

I sold my house in Buda and bought a condo in downtown Austin in 2002. The main reason I bought this was the location and the ability to walk to work, to restaurants, Whole Foods, and all of Austin's fantastic cultural activities. I thought the condo was beautiful, easy to maintain, and I loved being right in the middle of downtown Austin. There is something going on -- some festival, art or music, or films being premiered-- all the time.

What makes this condo unique

You can stay downtown, have lots of fun, and take care of all your business.

Covered, Private Parking Space In Gated Parking Lot Right Next To The Condo

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great experience here! The location is great for 6th Street and Rainey Street. SoCo was only about $6 using Über but can be walked to if you don't mind a work out. There's plenty of places to eat and drink at in the area. The condo was spotless and modern! It was stocked with any household item you would need and the fridge even had bottles of water. John and Jenny were a pleasure to deal with and were so easy to get in touch with. This condo was the perfect place to stay for two people!
Mar 2015
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Waller Creek District Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom is especially nice. Shower and tub newly redone and shiny clean. Italian tile and Pompeii red wall. Plenty of towels, shampoo and soap provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , a sleeper sofa is in the living room Queen mattress
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


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average rating of 4.826087 based on 24 reviews

Wonderful location for conferences, very comfortable and cheery

  • 5 of 5

Great location near food, conference center, and downtown area. Lovely apartment. Would not recommend that more than 1-2 people stay here unless you can spread your showers out - I ran out of hot water very quickly.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location near great places to eat and go out. Jenny provided very detailed instructions on how to enter the condo as well as use the parking spot. It was clean and the complimentary water was wonderful! I would book here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The renters are great and emailed me with notification of water repair in building requiring a shut off with ample time and consideration. Located centrally with great access to everything around.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Merih, I am happy you had a great stay! We do everything we can to insure our guest have a wonderful experience in this fantastic location. The water was off for about an hour while they prepared the pipes for the winter freeze. Come back anytime and enjoy all that Austin has to offer. Thank You, Jenny Property Manager
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Loved this place

  • 5 of 5

I was in Austin for a conference. Hotel rooms were $269. I found this gem for $129. It is a perfect getaway. The condo is within walking distance of many restaurants. I will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, cool condo close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Austin and couldn't have picked a more convenient location. We walked to everything and felt safe. The condo was decorated so cute and was supplied with everything you need. The chips, salsa, trail mix and plenty of bottled water was a very nice touch. It could get a bit noisy at night but quieted down early enough.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo and wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were visiting Austin for the first time. The whole rental of the condo was an awesome experience. The communication before we arrived and during the stay was excellent. The condo was perfect for our visit. The personal touches of having water in the fridge along with chips and salsa made it more special. This place is decorated very tastefully and reflects well upon the city of Austin. It was nice doing a couple of loads of laundry in the condo. We literally parked our car and walked during the entire visit. The location is very central so it made very convenient.

We will definitely return to Austin in the future and stay in this condo. We appreciate the property owner/managers unique and special touches.


  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Right in the heart of Austin's cultural activities. Walk to the Texas State Capital, and metro and bus a few steps away to take you to University of Texas or anywhere in Austin.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $75

NO SMOKING, NO LOUD NOISE, AND NO ILLEGAL ACTIVITY IS ALLOWED AT PROPERTY. After guest checks out, property will be cleaned and inspected for damages. If stains, tears, breakage, or damage of any kind is incurred to the furniture, appliances, towels, linens, carpet, fixtures, walls, flooring, or anything that requires owner to repair or do additional cleaning, guest authorizes the property manager or owner to bill them.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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