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Hotel Ella

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Located near the heart of downtown Austin and walking distance to the University of Texas campus, Hotel Ella is a stylish boutique hotel housed in the historic Goodall Wooten House, one of Austin’s original landmark estates. Constructed in 1900, the Greek revival-style mansion underwent an extensive renovation in 2013, and now offers the perfect balance between modernity and a rich history rooted in the fabric of the neighborhood and the university. With 47 guest rooms, a cabana-lined pool, and a wrap-around veranda overlooking our front lawn, Hotel Ella features beautifully designed outdoor and indoor spaces perfectly suited for your vacation, wedding, corporate event, and more.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Conference Facilities
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
203Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
50Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time in Austin and we flew there to see a show at the Bass concert hall. The hospitality was top notch and it had such a warm and friendly vibe to it. The front desk and servers at the restaurant were...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Paul C
Response from Heith P, Assistant General Manager at Hotel EllaResponded 6 days ago

Good morning Paul C, Thank you for your review of us at Hotel Ella! We're thrilled to learn you and your daughter experienced first-class hospitality, found our front desk and restaurant teams to be stellar, and enjoyed the accommodations that were provided. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beyond the architectural details, which are to die for, the hotel has an old world charm to it with modern practicality. It’s probably the “appeal of nothing special” at play here, which in the end makes the place special and authentic.More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Heith P, Assistant General Manager at Hotel EllaResponded 6 days ago

Greetings 78Degrees, Thank you for your five-star review of us at Hotel Ella! We couldn't agree more with your architectural detail perspective. We're fortunate to welcome guests into our special/authentic property on a daily basis-- certainly an ambiance not many hotels in the area have!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere is very unique, we loved the detail in the mansion. Bartender was very creative with the drinks. Breakfast was amazing, and the service staff was quick to help any way needed. Pool area was nice, looks to be very relaxing in the summer months.More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Heith P, Assistant General Manager at Hotel EllaResponded 6 days ago

Hello Sightseer49174107169, Thank you for your review of us at Hotel Ella! We're glad you enjoyed our unique atmosphere and found the mansion detail to be noteworthy. Everything from Goodall's Kitchen, to the Parlor Bar, and lastly Front Desk were mentioned-- I'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming upon arrival but goes down from there. Service is lackluster, rooms miss the mark, food awful! Maid service knocking on door at 8:50am when privacy sign is on, no box spring made for 3 rough nights of sleep and walls are so thin we...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Heith P, Assistant General Manager at Hotel EllaResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Seaside59243813645, Thank you for your review of us at Hotel Ella. I'm sorry you did not enjoy your experience at our property! I understand you stayed in our historic mansion and I have not heard the feedback you provided before regarding that specific...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So the Ella is not some big hotel. It is a lovely boutique, quiet place on MLK Blvd, just off the UT campus. We came in on thanksgiving weekend and had a great stay. The lobby, bar and restaurant areas are very nice. Staff friendly...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank BLDTraveler
Response from Heith P, Assistant General Manager at Hotel EllaResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings BLDTraveler, Thank you for your stellar, detailed review of us at Hotel Ella! I'm thrilled to hear you visited us over Thanksgiving weekend. It's a very nice time of year in the city, especially at the property. Everything you highlighted, from the staff friendliness,...More

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Adrian L
24 November 2017|
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Response from Igetaroundconb | Reviewed this property |
There is a pool but it is small, the restaurant is kinda fancy. Are you using it as a base for football - in that case you can walk over to campus, etc. but otherwise I think you'd be better off elsewhere. This is definitely... More
19 January 2017|
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Response from HotelEllaManagement | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, hair dryers are available in each guest bathroom.
Denise B
4 September 2016|
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Response from CERAEF | Reviewed this property |
Just visited again, coffee is available in the lobby. Another fantastic stay. We love this place.
Room Tips
"Pool view rooms quite nice and quiet."
2 weeks ago
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"According to other reviews the main house has nice views off the balcony."
13 Jun 2018
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"Stay in the front house if you can."
20 May 2018
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"Avoid over the bar and lower level front rooms if you're looking for quiet."
19 Apr 2018
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US$191 - US$445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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