The Heywood Hotel

1609 E. Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX, USA
East Side

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  • Service19.5
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Hotel Description

If a hotelier is going to be a little obsessive about keeping things local — hanging the work of local artists on the walls, playing local music, hiring local architects and interior designers, even stocking the rooms with locally roasted coffee — then it helps to be in a town with as much creative talent as Austin. Not to knock a perfectly fine state capital of the same size, but it’s hard to imagine a homegrown hotel in, say, Indianapolis finding its way toward mid-century Danish armchairs or a warmly lit polished-concrete courtyard — which is just what you get at East Austin’s seven-room Heywood Hotel.

It’s an excellent value, first of all — in Austin’s keep-it-weird boutique hotel economy, a couple hundred bucks a night buys you big, sunny rooms with lofted ceilings, a flat panel HDTV, an internet jukebox, designer bath products and beds whose state-of-the-art mattresses and fluffy down comforters are as dreamy as they come. An upgrade to the Queen Deluxe, housed in the original bungalow, gets you original longleaf pine floors, a twenty-eight-foot ceiling with a skylight, a wet bar with all the tools for making cocktails and a big bathtub alongside the shower. In the King Patio rooms there’s of course a cushy king bed, as well as extra square footage and windows on three sides for plenty of natural light.

For all that, the Heywood’s greatest asset might be its location. While hotels of a similar stripe tend to congregate around South Congress, the Heywood makes its home in East Austin. It’s just a few blocks from the convention center, but perhaps more to the point it’s smack in the middle of a neighborhood full of artists, eccentrics, excellent restaurants and local shops. The hotel will even provide a free bike to ride, so while the ladies and gents at the business hotels are clipping on their name tags in the elevator, you can arrive — or, if you’re here for leisure, just roll on by — in legitimate Austin style.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 7 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Need to Know

Our indie hotel is staffed until 7pm nightly with an after-hours service number provided – if you are flying in and landing after 5:30pm, please provide your flight details and we will make the necessary arrangements. No smoking, no candles, no incense. No pets. Child policy: we love kids, but our property is oriented toward responsible adults and not suitable for children under the age of 10. Property is available for use by hotel guests only, all visitors must be registered. Quiet hours after 9pm.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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  • Courtyard Queen Room With Shower

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 262 ft²/24 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Cuddledown Luxury Linen and Down Bedding linen brands
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • hardwood floor
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kevin Murphy and Archipelago Botanicals bath amenities
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • Room requires access by a single flight of stairs.
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Queen Deluxe Room with Tub and Wet Bar

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 279 ft²/25 m².
    Amenities

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Cuddledown Luxury Linen and Down Bedding linen brands
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • hardwood floor
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kevin Murphy and Archipelago Botanicals bath amenities
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • Room is located on the ground floor.
    • sofa
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • King Room With Patio and Spa Bath

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 292 ft²/27 m².
    Amenities

    Views: courtyard.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Cuddledown Luxury Linen and Down Bedding linen brands
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • hardwood floor
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kevin Murphy and Archipelago Botanicals bath amenities
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • patio
    • Room requires access by a single flight of stairs.
    • soaking tub
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • King Deluxe Room With Tub

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 302 ft²/28 m².
    Amenities

    Views: street.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Cuddledown Luxury Linen and Down Bedding linen brands
    • Decorative fireplace. Room is ground floor, ADA accessible.
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • hardwood floor
    • iPod docking station
    • iron
    • Kevin Murphy and Archipelago Botanical bath amenities
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • wet bar
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Need to Know

Our indie hotel is staffed until 7pm nightly with an after-hours service number provided – if you are flying in and landing after 5:30pm, please provide your flight details and we will make the necessary arrangements. No smoking, no candles, no incense. No pets. Child policy: we love kids, but our property is oriented toward responsible adults and not suitable for children under the age of 10. Property is available for use by hotel guests only, all visitors must be registered. Quiet hours after 9pm.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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