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Wellness Factors

  • Guest Bikes

    Guest Bikes

    plus Faraday electric bike rentals + motorcycle rentals

  • Smoothie/ Juice Bar

    Smoothie/ Juice Bar

  • Personal Trainers

    Personal Trainers

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Green Features

  • Composting

  • EV Stations

    give your car a charge

  • Towel Program

    dont wash my towel program

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Community Impact

  • Local Artist Program

  • Local Artisan Products

  • Employee Volunteer Hours

  • Donates Back

South Congress Hotel's has emerged as Austin's premier boutique hotel.

The Setting

Nestled in the heart of Austin, Texas, the hotel's amenities are only outdone by its impressive décor – gorgeous hardwood floors and beautiful plant fixtures extend as far as the eye can see. And, not to mention, South Congress prides itself on its environmental fixtures, eco-friendly products, and sourcing its foods locally when available.

Sleep and Sanctuary

Offering 71 guest rooms, 10 suites, and 2 premier suites with views of South Congress Avenue and historic Travis Heights, South Congress Hotel's modern décor and environmental designs are only a few of the selling points. The guestrooms colors are calming, and are all outfitted with hardwood floors and with an appropriate and nuanced light fixture placement. Amenity wise, each room has walk-in showers, Matteo linens to ensure a comfortable night of sleep, in-room wi-fi, and LED televisions, with suites having furnished balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Eat. Pray. Eat.

Rotating seasonal menus and sustainably sourced, South Congress Hotel's eateries serve food that represents true Southern values. Whether you're in the mood for a quick bite, or a romantic dinner, the quality and caliber of each restaurant have the ambiance for just about anything.

  • Café No Sé - Helmed by Executive Chef Michael Paley and Executive Pastry Chef Amanda Rockman, Cafe No Sé has bright wooden décor with plenty of natural light. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner fare, the cafe serves a menu of rotating craft beers, hearty avocado toast, and, a crowd favorite, the Sprouted Grain Risotto.
  • Central Standard - Recently gaining the award of “50 Best Burgers in Texas” for its cheeseburger, Central Standard at its roots is a classic bar and grill. There's a wide selection of local beers and wines, too. But if food is on top of your agenda, you're in the right place – everything is sustainably sourced and local when available. Top sellers include the roasted beet salad and baked oysters.
  • Manana - This coffee bar and bakery located in the South Congress Hotel courtyard also features cold-pressed juice, and a small menu of snacks. All coffee is fair trade certified, too.
  • Otoko - The multi-course  experience at in the quaint 12-seat Otoko blends Tokyo-style sushi and Kyoto-style kaiseki into an incredible palatable menu. The menu's ingredients will change based on availability and season. 
  • Lobby Bar - Featuring a handcrafted cocktail menu, Lobby Bar, you guessed it, is in the lobby of South Congress Hotel. We hear their ½ off happy hour from 5-7pm daily is quite the place to be.
The Art of De-stressing

When traveling, the less on the mind, the better. Enter: South Congress Hotel's premier range of services & amenities. Between the personable and reliable staff, multiple fitness options, and choice of business services, your stay just became the best one yet.

  • 24-hour Concierge Service - Have a quick questions about what to do for the day? There is someone available around the clock to answer any questions or concerns you may have.
  • 24-Hour Fitness Facility - Early morning run or late night weight session – it's up to you. South Congress Hotel's fitness center has all the fixtures to allow you to take care of your body, no matter what the time of day. You'll find everything from treadmills, free-weights and kettle-bells, resistance equipment, and more inside the fitness center. They even offer personal training services and yoga classes.
  • In-Room Dining by Café No Sé - Feel like breakfast in bed? Well, Cafe No Sé can make that happen for you. With just a quick call down to the cafe, you can order a healthy supply of croissants or midday cocktails –the choice is up to you. Their fresh squeezed juices are some of the crowd favorites, too.
  • Business Services - For the business and leisure traveler alike, South Congress Hotel offers free 500mbps dedicated Wi-Fi networks in each room, as well as Apple TVs and Google Chromecasts. A fully-outfitted business center is also available, with printing, shipping, and messenger services readily available.
  • Faraday Electric Bike Rentals - If walking around Austin isn't doing it for you, South Congress Hotel offers Faraday Electric Bike Rentals. These 10-speed electric bikes, offer a brand new transportation option, one that will save you time and surely energy! Don't be bashful – their elegantly sleek design makes telling the difference between them and a normal bicycle nearly impossible.
  • Revival Cycles Motorcycle Rentals - One step above the Faraday Rentals are the Revival Cycles Motorcycle Rentals offered by South Congress Hotel. Rent one of these incredibly modern, handcrafted motorcycles and whip around Austin for an exhilarating day of sightseeing and burnt rubber.
  • Rooftop Pool - If motorcycles seem a bit too much for you, there's always the relaxing and beautiful rooftop pool. The pool is perched over South Congress Avenue, with impeccable views of the downtown Austin skyline. The pool features a pool bar with poolside dining by Café No Sé.
  • Weddings

    Wedding Chapel- courtyards, gardens + pre-function room indoor/outdoor settings

  • EV Station

    Charge your car

  • Public Transportation

  • Pet Friendly

    up to 50lbs are welcome for assessment of $125 per stay of up to 7 days

  • Local Car Service

    BMW X5 House Car service within 3 miles

  • Sundries

  • Complimentary WiFi

    Free 500mbps dedicated Wi-Fi network in-room and across property

  • Mini Fridge

  • Dry Cleaners

    Valet laundry bags are in each room

  • Air Conditioning

  • Family Friendly

  • Gym

    24 hour

  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea

  • Ipod Dock

  • Restaurant

    Central Standard, Otoko, Mañana coffee shop, Cafe No Se Cafe

  • Bar Lounge

    Rooftop pool bar + Lobby Bar

  • Bath Robes

    hanging in the room

  • Complimentary Newspaper

  • Conference Rooms

  • Minibar

    in the room

  • Conference Halls

  • Baby Crib Service

    upon request

  • Concierge

    24 hour

  • Vanity Room

  • Pool

    Poolside menu, Rooftop pool

  • Entertainment

  • Golf Course Nearby

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Room Service

    24 hours

  • Flat Screen TV

    Apple TVs & Google Chromecasts in every room

  • Business Center

    Shipping, printing & messenger services available

  • Garden Lounge

    Rooftop terrace bar

  • Bike Rentals

    Faraday electric bike rentals + Revival Cycles motorcycle rentals

River City

Complete with hardwood floors and custom-designed furniture, the 285 square feet River City Room also has a large walk-in shower stocked with Aesop hair and body care products


With stunning views of Travis Heights, the 350 square foot Heights Room is complete with custom furnishings, and a pillow top king bed layered with bespoke Matteo linen.


Much like the Heights room, except with South Congress Avenue views, the Bouldin Room features a 46” LED TV, bluetooth alarm clock radio, hardwood floors, and a locally sourced minibar.

Bunkroom Suite

South Congress Hotel has an amazing variety of suites. The Bunkroom suite houses 4 queen-size beds, separate living area, and a private balcony overlooking interior courtyards and green spaces.

Congress Suite

The Congress Suite offers hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a furnished balcony. Rest easy, the bathroom features a deep soaking tub and dual vanity.


Featuring a pool view with a private balcony, the Poolside Suite is made for relaxation. At 550 square feet and outfitted with a king-sized bed, the style of the space is only transcended by its spacious luxury.

Poolside Premier

Quite similar to the Poolside Suite, the Poolside Premier Suite offers 150 square feet of additional space for you.


One of the largest suites available, the Monroe Suite is outfitted with a furnished 475 square foot balcony, separate water closet, and large, fully equipped walk-in showers, lined with Aesop hair and body products


A behemoth of a suite, the Milton overlooks the rooftop pool and South Congress Avenue. Perfect for housing and hosting guests, the Milton's top-tier amenities will ensure your stay is just perfect.

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Kind Eats and Drinks
  • True Food Kitchen offers seasonal menu and cocktails –all products are sourced locally. Say yes, to local! 
  • Macrobiotic vegan food? Don't mind if we do! Casa de Luz offers a set of vegan, organic, and gluten-free breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus.
Conscious Culture
  • Sunroom offers a selection of clothing with a beach vibe and urban sensibility. The goal? Bring both established and independent designers to Austin. 
  • Tenoverten, a New York-based neighborhood nail salon offers an alternative to the traditional salon experience, and features its own line of natural products. 
Mindful Adventures
  • Looking to get your yoga on? Breath & Body Yoga offers daily yoga and meditation classes 
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park comprises 350 acres of publicly owned land, right in the center of Southern Austin. Whether you want to get out for a walk or run, you'll have plenty of space to surround yourself with nature 
  • A spring-fed pool which stays at a temperature of 70 degrees year-round, Barton Springs is a top destination for Austin travelers
Do Good for the Day
  • Adopt-a-Creek in Austin has volunteer opportunities to “keep Austin beautiful”! You'll help clean up local creeks, and restore creek habitats 
Be Kind to Yourself
  • If pampering yourself while giving back to local businesses sounds good to you, then Skin Zen Spa is a place to visit. Offering a wide range of spa services like facials and massages, the spa sources its products locally, benefitting the local businesses of Austin 


1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

By Plane
  • 10 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Taxi Flat Rate Approx: $40)
By Train
  • 10 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
By Bus/Metro
By Uber
By Zipcar
Google Walk Score: 91

Daily errands and excursions around South Congress Hotel do not require a car

  • Valet Parking: $32/night
  • Self Parking: $3/hr or $32/night
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  • Certified Sustainable Seafood
  • Conde Nast Award
  • Travel & Leisure World's Best Awards 2015