Rate based on Check-in: May 12, 2014 Check-out: May 13, 2014

La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

3 stars
300 East 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
101 reviews
Good stay

This hotel suited my needs really well; I chose it for its location (close to the UT campus).... See full review

  • Kristen potential student
  • Jan 26, 2014
Best deal for downtown

I've stayed here 3x time now and it's always excellent. Room was clean and comfortable. For the... See full review

  • Scientist Traveler 2014
  • Jan 7, 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 (101)

Ratings and reviews for La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Overall score

3.7 / 5
10 out of 101
Amenities:
3.2
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.1

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
East Coaster 87
North Carolina
Apr 2, 2013

Average

Average hotel, very clean rooms, decent location. The valet parking is a little weird...not really sure I understand why they have to valet

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
food tour 2012
las cruces, nm
Jul 8, 2012

austin food adventure

walking distance to downtown. clean good size room. great staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

3
Ghandu
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
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
futureLonghorn
Maine
Nov 5, 2010

great spot, friendly staff

I was there to visit the graduate school at UT. The location was great. It's a nice walk by the capitol building to the campus. There's a great tex-mex place 2 blocks down the hill (suggested to me by the hotel staff). The room I found to be clean enough. I wouldn't do pushups (or lay at all) on the floor without a towel. But for the price, and the location, I was fully satisfied with the room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Serranos Symphony Square

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
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

4
jjc342
NJ
Nov 16, 2009

Austin trip

Quiet, clean, and right in the middle of the city.

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

Antone's club on Lavaca and 5th is a great place to see a band.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
Msafiri
Boston, MA
Jan 22, 2010

Good value for your money

The location of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol is definately a plus. It is close to University of Texas Campus, Brackenridge hospital and ofcourse the famous 6th Ave in downtown area. The rooms have fresh painted walls, the rug was ok and the bathroom clean. The only drawback is the front desk help who seem uninterested on anything outside the hotel - Locations of the nearest eateries, bus schedules etc.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
Anonymous
Yonkers
Sep 2, 2008

Good Value for the Price

My stay at La Quinta Inn in Austin was a good value for the price. The room wasd newly renovated and clean. The hotel is in walking ditance to all Austin hotspots. I was satsified with my decision to stay there.

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

Dining and night clubs are a short walk away... maybe 5-6 blocks.

Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

4
bcweiss
corpus christi
Aug 27, 2012

nice overnight stay

I was taken care of in a timely manner. Staff was very polite. My room was clean and comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol

Reviewer score

5
Mamta Shah
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
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.

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