Hotel Ella
Top Boutique Hotel

1900 Rio Grande Street, Austin, TX 78705, United States
+1 512 495 1800


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Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.5
  • 6.8
  • 6.4

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service
  • Wonderful sightseeing
  • Comfortable beds


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    A stay at Hotel Ella places you in the heart of Austin, walking distance from Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center and Caswell House. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of University of Texas Tower and Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 47 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and minibars. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 42-inch LED televisions with digital programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.


    Treat yourself with massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 3 mi.


    Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, where you can enjoy drinks at a bar, take in a pool view, and even dine alfresco (weather permitting). You can also stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Austin? This hotel has facilities measuring 5200 square feet (468 square meters), including meeting rooms.

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    • Parking
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Designated smoking area
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 438 reviews
    • 9.6 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.5 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
    • 9.2 "Excellent amenities."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 6.8 "Average comfort."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
    • 2.0 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
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    Overall Rating

    9.0 Excellent
    Based on 183 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent amenities."
      9.5 "95% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.4 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 6.8 "Average comfort."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were big enough."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
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    Overall Rating

    9.3 Excellent
    Based on 61 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Average comfort."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall Rating

    9.1 Excellent
    Based on 175 reviews
    • 9.6 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.2 "Excellent amenities."
      9.4 "94% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Food is delicious."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.7 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were big enough."
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    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 17 reviews
    • 6.6 "Average comfort."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Friendly service"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
    "Comfortable beds"
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