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Firehouse Hostel and Lounge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can get past sharing a room with strangers, this place is amazing. The upside is the people, When I checked in, Jess was super helpful in figuring out parking and once I got settled in she gave me some great travel advice and recommendations for walking around and seeing Austin. Everyone who I interacted with here was extremely...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Firehouse Hostel is an absolute must! The staff are very friendly and have the go-the-mile to make you at home kind of attitude. The facilities are super clean and beautiful, the bathrooms are incredibly spacious with never ending hot water (frequent hostellers know the value of this!). The wifi is free and of good quality. Breakfast is also free...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was stranded because SouthxSouthwest and the PGA tournament were in town and I was grateful to get in here. It's across the road from the five-star Driskill Hotel, so the location is excellent. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The dorm rooms were comfortable with little walls giving you a modicum of privacy. The beds all had power outlets...

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, even before arriving, I was in contact with the staff of the Firehouse Hostel. Whether by phone or in person, the staff is one of the most accomodating, friendliest group I've ever dealt with. I was there for the Texas Humane Legislation Network lobby so it was basically a one night stay. If that's all you need, this...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Fun music. Good drinks. Cool atmosphere. The entrance is fun as you slide the bookshelf to reveal the bar. Casual. Not pretentious. I'd go here over midnight cowboy anytime!!! Bartenders are helpful (and cute!)

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The Firehouse Hostel is an old firehouse converted into a hostel and lounge. The rooms are dormitory in style but have private room with shared bathroom and private room with private bath options as well. The common areas are full of charm and decorated with the idea of functionality and social interaction in mind. The staff was friendly, helpful, and...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had a really fun time travelling solo here. There was a pub crawl on Saturday night which was a great way to meet other travelers. The hostel sits above a super cool lounge which is worth hanging out in. The place was clean, and I was happy that there were outlets for every bed - even the top bunks!...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed two days in Feb 2017! I found the hostel pleasant, the staff helpful and kind, the cost reasonable and the location exceptional. Parking was a tad pricey if you have a car but well worth the location, as you can easily get to 6th Street! Overall, definitely recommend, would stay again!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The hostel is located on the corner of Brazos and 6th, a long strip of bars and cheap restaurants, and is right Downtown, near the Capitol and a short walk from the river. (Also only 10 minutes from Rainey St, which is a cool street for eating and drinking.) The speakeasy bar is great and very good value. Staff are...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Ok... this place is so awesome I almost paused at posting a review because I do not want this place to get overrun with hipsters and tourist. That being said, I can't do that because this place is so wonderful. I had heard about the lounge "behind the book case" and had to check it out. I felt like I...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the oldest standing firehouse in Austin, built in 1886, the Firehouse Hostel is opening this fall to provide Austin area travelers with an affordable and friendly option in Downtown Austin. We offer clean and secure accommodation, 24 hr reception, laundry facilities, secure luggage storage, free wifi and a complimentary, healthy breakfast.The attached Firehouse Lounge is a great place to meet travelers and locals, sip on a classically prepared cocktail or locally brewed beer and enjoy live, local music. The Firehouse Hostel and Lounge is truly a one of a kind establishment in downtown Austin. Come experience what the Firehouse has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Firehouse Hostel and Lounge

Address: 605 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3250
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: €32 - €264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Firehouse Hostel and Lounge 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“This review is for the lounge.”
848bettyb, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are further from the bar so are possibly quieter, but being a hostel this largely depends on your roommates anyway.”
572ryanm, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“bring ear plugs and an open mind. you're near 6th street. oh visit the hidden bar.”
AndrewW1984, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Stay on the 3rd floor! Bleed through of music from the Speakeasy on the 2nd.”
904beauc, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“6 bed group rooms are good, more than that isn't as good!”
richardpG9239ED, 7 May 2015 | Read review
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