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Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

2 stars
2711 IH 35 South, Austin, TX 78741
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.4
out of 5
82 reviews
Great night

Drove in around 11:30 PM and the gentleman at the front desk was very polite and professional. Room... See full review

  • fmoreno
  • Mar 21, 2014
Good location

The front desk was crowded with people for somewhat reason. The fire alarm went on during the stay.... See full review

  • In texas
  • Oct 9, 2014
Texas hospitality just two miles from Austin

Between the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and downtown Austin, the Howard Johnson Inn Austin makes travel to nearby attractions and entertainment incredibly easy. A local bus stops nearby and takes passengers into Austin or to nearby sights--just check with the hotel office about routes and schedules. Additional perks include spacious rooms, an outdoor pool and a complimentary continental breakfast. Look forward to Texas hospitality in a comfortable, budget-friendly establishment.

Highlights
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Complimentary wireless Internet in rooms
  • Pet friendly
Location

The Howard Johnson Inn Austin is located off I-35, five miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and just over two miles from downtown Austin.

Rooms

The rooms at the Howard Johnson Inn Austin feature a fresh, clean environment with light-hued walls and fabric. Make your room feel just like home by storing your travel clothes in the dresser and setting up your laptop at the desk. Families will be comfortable in a room with two beds and cribs are available upon request for those with babies. Business travelers can spread out in the room with one king-sized bed. Complimentary wireless Internet is available in all rooms.

Features

The Howard Johnson Inn Austin serves complimentary breakfast to guests each morning. After coffee and a bite to eat, catch a nearby bus into town or to one of Austin's many nearby attractions. Austin has a variety of shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and sights for tourists to check out. Upon returning to the hotel, catch up on the workout plan in the hotel's fitness center or take a swim in the outdoor pool. The hotel is pet friendly (fees apply).

Transportation
  • Austin Amtrak Station (2.9 mi/4.7 km)
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (4.8 mi/7.7 km)
Attractions
  • Austin Convention Center (2.3 mi/3.7 km)
  • Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (2.3 mi/3.7 km)
  • 6th Street entertainment (2.7 mi/4.4 km)
  • Texas State Capitol (3.1 mi/5 km)
  • Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (3.6 mi/5.7 km)
  • Blanton Museum of Art (3.6 mi/5.7 km)
Business
  • Business center
  • Meeting space
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access in rooms

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Exercise gym
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Vending machines
Services
Business center
Guest laundromat
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Bus parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible parking
Room
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Microwave
Over sized rooms
TV remote control
Cribs available
Ironing board

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Hotel Map

30.2292 -97.7433
Area description
Business district

Nearby points of interest

  • One World Theater: 1.1 mi
  • Town Lake: 2 mi
  • Austin Convention Center: 2.4 mi
  • Austin's Children Museum: 2.5 mi
  • Austin City Limits Live: 2.5 mi
  • O. Henry Home and Museum: 2.5 mi
  • Zach Theater: 2.6 mi
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden: 2.7 mi
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park: 2.9 mi
  • St. Marys Cathedral: 2.9 mi
  • Barton Springs Pool: 2.9 mi
  • Texas State Capitol: 3.1 mi
  • Zilker Botanical Garden: 3.2 mi
  • Frank Erwin Center: 3.4 mi
  • Austin Nature and Science Center: 3.5 mi
  • One World Theater: 1.1 mi
  • Town Lake: 2 mi
  • Austin Convention Center: 2.4 mi
  • Austin's Children Museum: 2.5 mi
  • Austin City Limits Live: 2.5 mi
  • O. Henry Home and Museum: 2.5 mi
  • Zach Theater: 2.6 mi
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden: 2.7 mi
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park: 2.9 mi
  • St. Marys Cathedral: 2.9 mi
  • Barton Springs Pool: 2.9 mi
  • Texas State Capitol: 3.1 mi
  • Zilker Botanical Garden: 3.2 mi
  • Frank Erwin Center: 3.4 mi
  • Austin Nature and Science Center: 3.5 mi
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum: 3.5 mi
  • McKinney Falls State Park: 3.6 mi
  • The Blanton Museum of Art: 3.6 mi
  • Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail: 3.9 mi
  • Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium: 3.9 mi
  • University of Texas at Austin: 3.9 mi
  • LBJ Presidential Library: 4 mi
  • Texas Memorial Museum: 4 mi
  • Elisabet Ney Museum: 5.4 mi
  • Texas Military Forces Museum: 5.9 mi
  • Mayfield Park Cottage: 6 mi
  • Mount Bonnell: 6.8 mi
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: 8.3 mi
  • Circuit of the Americas: 9.1 mi
  • Austin Zoo: 11.9 mi
  • Westcave Preserve: 25 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (82)

Ratings and reviews for Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Overall score

2.4 / 5
5.01.0
82 out of 82
Amenities:
2.4
Room cleanliness:
2.8
Hotel staff:
3.2
Room comfort:
2.8
Location:
3.3
Value:
2.9

50% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
In texas
Business
californiaö
Oct 9, 2014

Business trip

Front desk was nice. Room was clean but smelled a bit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
In texas
Business
california
Oct 9, 2014

Good location

The front desk was crowded with people for somewhat reason. The fire alarm went on during the stay. Room was clean but smelled a bit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Melynely
Business
Houston
Aug 24, 2014

Descent place

When we arrived the staff was friendly and attented us promptly. Although the hotel was hot and our room smelled like wet dog. We settled in and started getting ready and started noticing there were roaches, we had to put our ac as cold as possible to try and keep them away. We had an ok stay we were close to downtown everything was ok besides the roaches and the bed linens needed some up keeping.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
teddybear71
Business
monterrey, nl
Aug 3, 2014

ordinary hotel/motel near Austin downtown

ordinary hotel/motel near to Austin downtown - about 10 mins drive (without a heavy traffic)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
TvTom77
Business
Temple, TX
Jun 27, 2014

One Night Stay

I stayed there with my family just for one night because our flight left early the next morning and I didn't feel like fighting rush hour traffic. The hotel was cheap, the staff was friendly, and it was close to the airport. Otherwise there is nothing I can really say that is good about it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Riiic
Business
Los fresnos
Apr 12, 2014

So-so

The room smelled funny. The front desk was not helpful when it came down to the TV guide. Good location. Close to downtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Day trip to SD
Business
Ventura, CA
Apr 8, 2014

Quick overnight stay

Rooms/building badly need updating. Carpeting needed to be replaced and several electrical socket were not working.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
tool fanaaaa
Business
san antonio, tx
Mar 26, 2014

Average, small hotel, but good price.

Perfect place just for sleep if you plan to be out and about all day/evening. Remodeled.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
fmoreno
Business
McAllen
Mar 21, 2014

Great night

Drove in around 11:30 PM and the gentleman at the front desk was very polite and professional. Room was small but very cozy. No complaints.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Inn Austin I-35

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ev.Shields
Business
Boston, MA
Mar 2, 2014

As you would expect from a Howard Johnson's.

A clean appearance at quick glance will be changed by looking a bit closer. Comfortable and decent without expectations. Staff were friendly and helpful. Plenty of parking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

In the middle of the airport and downtown.

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