Rate based on Check-in: Dec 23, 2014 Check-out: Dec 24, 2014

La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

3 stars
300 East 11th St, 300 East 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.2
out of 5
123 reviews
Work travel

Hotel had a good location to the conference center. Staff was great. Anything I needed they took... See full review

  • CLE traveler
  • Nov 8, 2014
A very good location to visit Austin AT a reasonable prive

Good location, good room (refrigerator missing), breakfast correct but in a too much small... See full review

  • Pierre France
  • Sep 28, 2014
Budget-friendly stay in the heart of downtown Austin

Travelers in search of a budget hotel in the heart of Austin's scene should check out La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol. Next door to the Texas State Capitol building, the hotel sits in a prime location within walking distance of 6th Street restaurants and music venues, Texas State University and the Congress Avenue Bridge and bats. The hotel features all the basic necessities a traveler needs plus free breakfast and nearby public transportation.

Highlights
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Complimentary breakfast includes hot waffles
  • Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Austin
Location

The La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol is located three blocks west of 1-35, in downtown Austin, next to the Texas State Capitol building.

Rooms

The rooms at La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol have modern furniture and earth toned details, evoking a clean, traditional look. Travelers can get work done at the desk and chair. Book a room with one king bed or two full beds, some with the added convenience of a microwave. Suites offer a separate living room.

Features

Guests can enjoy a workout in La Quinta Austin Capitol's 24-hour fitness center or take a swim in the refreshing outdoor pool. The complimentary Bright Side Breakfast includes waffles, pastries, fresh fruit and more. Complimentary wireless Internet is available in the hotel lobby. Guests travel to nearby sites by walking or taking the Metro bus or trolley, both with stops across from the hotel. Only valet parking is available (fees apply).

Transportation
  • Austin Amtrak Station (1.1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.7 mi/10.8 km)
Attractions
  • Texas State Capitol Building (1 block)
  • 6th Street entertainment (.4 mi/.6 km)
  • Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (.5 mi/.9 km)
  • Blanton Museum of Art (.5 mi/.9 km)
  • Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.7 mi/1.2 km)
  • Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (.8 mi/1.3 km)
Business
  • 1,364 square feet of meeting space
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access

La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol Rooms

Deluxe
King Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, 25-inch TV with expanded cable, movies.
Deluxe
King Room Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, recliner, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable
Standard
Two Full or Queen Beds Relaxing and comfortable room with two full or queen beds, oversized desk and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls
Standard
Two Full Non Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with two full beds, oversized desk and two dataport phones with voice mail and free local calls, 25-inch TV with expanded cable, movies and Nintendo

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
FEMA approved
Activities
Outdoor pool
Exercise gym
Jogging track
Boating
Fishing
Dining
Continental breakfast
Coffee maker in room
Meal plan - continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Maid service
Laundry service
Express check in
Express checkout
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
Conference facilities
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Computer rental
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Cribs available
In room movies
Temperature control
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

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Hotel Map

30.2722 -97.7384
Nearby airports
Austin Bergstrom Intl Airport, (AUS), 8.00, MI, NE;
Area description
City Center

Nearby points of interest

  • St. Marys Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Texas State Capitol: 0.2 mi
  • O. Henry Home and Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Frank Erwin Center: 0.5 mi
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Austin Convention Center: 0.6 mi
  • The Blanton Museum of Art: 0.6 mi
  • Austin City Limits Live: 0.6 mi
  • Austin's Children Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium: 0.9 mi
  • University of Texas at Austin: 0.9 mi
  • Texas Memorial Museum: 1.1 mi
  • LBJ Presidential Library: 1.1 mi
  • Zach Theater: 1.4 mi
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden: 1.8 mi
  • St. Marys Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Texas State Capitol: 0.2 mi
  • O. Henry Home and Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Frank Erwin Center: 0.5 mi
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Austin Convention Center: 0.6 mi
  • The Blanton Museum of Art: 0.6 mi
  • Austin City Limits Live: 0.6 mi
  • Austin's Children Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium: 0.9 mi
  • University of Texas at Austin: 0.9 mi
  • Texas Memorial Museum: 1.1 mi
  • LBJ Presidential Library: 1.1 mi
  • Zach Theater: 1.4 mi
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden: 1.8 mi
  • Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail: 1.9 mi
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park: 2 mi
  • Zilker Botanical Garden: 2 mi
  • Barton Springs Pool: 2.1 mi
  • Town Lake: 2.1 mi
  • Austin Nature and Science Center: 2.2 mi
  • Elisabet Ney Museum: 2.5 mi
  • Texas Military Forces Museum: 3.2 mi
  • Mayfield Park Cottage: 3.4 mi
  • One World Theater: 3.5 mi
  • Mount Bonnell: 4.2 mi
  • McKinney Falls State Park: 6.4 mi
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: 10.1 mi
  • Circuit of the Americas: 11.3 mi
  • Austin Zoo: 12 mi
  • Westcave Preserve: 24.6 mi

Dining

Iron Works
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Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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 (123)

Ratings and reviews for La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Overall score

3.2 / 5
5.01.0
123 out of 123
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3.7
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.5
Location:
4.3
Value:
3.5

72% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Hanhanhan
Cleveland, Ohio
Apr 8, 2012

good choice

It's not cheap, but it's definitely a good choice. The location is good---just right beside the Capitol.The room is clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Take a 5-7 minutes walking to some night clubs. It is quiet in the room but it's also easy if you wanna have some fun.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
pyon
Business
north carolina
Mar 28, 2012

reasonable!

The price is very reasonable. Staff was very kind. Location was safe and calm. Room was a little old, but cleaned very well. Compare to famous hotel, such as Hiiton, four seasons, you may feel cheap. But when you want to save money, that hotel is not so bad for several days stay.

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

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mamta Shah
Business
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Mar 9, 2012

No complaints- Great Stay!

The hotel is located in the downtown, very close to the Capitol. Plus, its one of the cheapest option you can get (with the best value you can get) at a convenient location. I am extremely satisfied with the room cleanliness and comfort. Staff were very helpful. Particularly, a lady named Sylvia who sits at the front desk. I definitely recommend La Quinta!

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

Business

Dining tip: Not Applicable

Almost all restaurants in the downtown are closed on Sundays. Atleast that's what I found during the day. the only option available was a Subway. So, plan accordingly.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Nevman
Business
New York, NY, USA
Mar 7, 2012

Good Room and Location

It is a La Quinta that needs some lovin' done to its exterior. Really, who cares about the exterior when you are staying at a La Quinta? Not me. This place is moderate walking distance from 6th street. I'd say 10 minutes or so. The room is standard clean although I did have a duvet which I have never understood in warm climates. If you are like me and are satisfied with a decent bed and a clean room, then look no further.

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

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

You can walk to 6th street, but not Southern Congress or even the bat bridge in the summer. It would be too hot.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ghandu
Business
Waco, TX, USA
Mar 7, 2012

Great Location

This was a nice hotel in a great location. You get what you pay for but its worth it for a close place to crash at the end of a long day. The staff was nice and the valets were courteous and cool. If you don't mind walking, this is a great place to stay.

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

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

If you're the partying type, this is only a few blocks from all the good bar streets and food trailers.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
University guest
Business
Pennsylvania
Mar 4, 2012

Mixed blessings

Good location for university and Sixth Street. The latter occasionally brings in guests who party throughout the night. The night staff seems to be unable to control the scene and allow other guests to have a good-night's sleep.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Serranos

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
jp747
Business
Noblesville, IN, USA
Feb 17, 2012

La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Very helpful staff. An older hotel, but well kept. The room was clean and comfortable. Great location for vistors to UT at Austin. A couple of miles from some nice restaurants, and only about 15 to 29 minutes from the airport..easy drive.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Lamberts. Old building, great food and bar. Easy to get to from the hotel.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
jmerry
Business
Houston, TX, USA
Feb 13, 2012

fantastic for downtown Austin

If you are looking for a hotel near 6th street then this is the one for you. Great hotel for the price and location is awesome for going to the bars.

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

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Easy walk to all the bars on 6th street makes for a great night with no driving or parking hassles.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Dr. Traveller
Business
Kentucky, USA
Dec 4, 2011

Budget Hotel for a Budget Price

The hotel was a typical budget hotel. The room was a decent size and the bed was comfortable. The tub and toliet left something to be desired. The shower backed up and the toliet seat was a cheap plastic seat that was not stable. The breakfast buffet was limited as is often the case with this chain.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Be sure to try the restaurants in the 6th street district

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Caxias do Sul - Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Nov 12, 2011

Excellent localization !

Good Hote ! Excellent localization in downtown only one block at the Austin Capitol.

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

Business

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
txchic
Business
Beaumont, TX, USA
Oct 26, 2011

great value & location

Friendly and professional staff. Nice value for an overnight business trip. Very convenient downtown location.

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

Business

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