Hotel Ella

Austin, USA

A striking historic mansion in the heart of central Austin

Club Member Rating

4.6

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Hotel Ella

At a glance

47 rooms

Originally built in the late 19th century in the Judges Hill area of Austin, Hotel Ella has undergone an extensive renovation to produce 48 spacious and tastefully designed rooms and suites. Originally the Goodall Wooten Mansion, the hotel now has a stunning interior courtyard with a pool, private cabanas, a sparkling new restaurant and lounge and is just minutes from the Central Business District, the Warehouse District and Sixth Street.

Location

In the heart of Austin, just three blocks from the University of Texas campus and within 20 minutes/9 miles of Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

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Things to enjoy

An historic building, newly renovated interiors, restaurant, bar, pool with cabanas, fitness centre.

Number of floors: 3
Number of lifts: 2

In detail

The 48 rooms, including ten superb suites, are beautifully decorated and create a calm and relaxing ambiance. A number of rooms benefit from a veranda overlooking Hotel Ella’s expansive front lawn. Wander around the gardens and absorb the estate’s historic atmosphere. Built in 1898, the original mansion was home to the Goodall Wooten family.

Situated at the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Rio Grande Street, Hotel Ella is just a short drive away from Austin’s business and shopping districts. Be sure to visit the venues that make Austin the Live Music Capital of the World. Then, head to the Texas State Capitol, the art and history museums followed by total relaxation at Zilker Park and Lady Bird Lake.

Rooms

In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Mansion Loft

Mansion Loft located on the third floor of the historic Wooten Mansion, each of the five lofts are unique in design and offer the quaint experience one would expect from an historic loft. Each room features a Queen bed, 42 inch LED television, luxurious bathroom, air conditioning and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 300 square feet.

Classic Room

Classic Room are situated away from the activity of the lap pool and garden courtyard. Each room offers a Queen bed, custom designed mahogany furniture and granite topped writing desk, air conditioning and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 335 square feet.

Deluxe Guest Room

Deluxe Guest Room located on the first and second floor, have two Queen beds and ample space to accommodate up to four guests. Each room is appointed with custom designed mahogany furniture and granite topped writing desk, air-conditioning and have complimentary WiFi access. Many of these rooms connect to a Classic Guest Room. Room size approximately 435 square feet.

Garden Junior Suite

Garden Junior Suite located on the second floor and overlook the cabana-lined lap pool and lush garden courtyard. Each King-bedded room is appointed with custom designed furniture, sitting area with a 42 inch LED wall-mounted television, luxurious settee at the foot of the bed, air-conditioning and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 375 square feet.

Garden Terrace Junior Suite

Garden Terrace Junior Suite on the first floor, opens to an ivy-walled private terrace complete with bistro table and seating for two. Each King-bedded room is appointed with custom designed furniture, sitting area with a 42 inch LED wall-mounted television, luxurious settee at the foot of the bed, air conditioning and have complimentary WiFi access. Room size approximately 425 square feet.

Ella Suite

Ella Suite located in the Wooten Mansion, features a bedroom with luxurious Queen bed, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, sitting area with 42 inch wall-mounted LED television, sofa and Carerra marble tiled bathroom with walk-in shower. Five expansive windows let in natural light and overlook the lap pool and lush garden courtyard. Room size approximately 390 square feet.

Mansion Junior Suite

Mansion Junior Suites, located on the 2nd floor of the Wooten Mansion, feature King bed, luxurious settee, 42 inch wall-mounted LED television, air-conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, Carrera marble tiled bathroom with walk-in shower, and floor to ceiling French doors opening to private verandas. Room size approximately 375 square feet.

Services

Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas is a pet-friendly hotel with luxury amenities. We elevate the guest experience by giving patrons a unique Austin hotel where modern refinement, tradition and superior service come together under one celebrated roof. We are proud to be characterized by a sense of sophistication and historic character that have served to make us a landmark hotel.


Directory of services

  • Anti allergy amenities inroom
  • Bell service
  • Car Parking ( at cost )
  • Chauffeur driven car
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Direct billing
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Doctor on call
  • Dogs accepted
  • Guests relation services
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Honour bar
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • In-villa dining
  • Laptop Rental
  • Laundry service
  • Limousine service
  • Luggage services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nanny service
  • Pets Allowed at a charge
  • Porters
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shuttle service
  • Themed Events
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail message system
  • Wake up calls
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms

On-site facilities

  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Fitness Facility
  • Garage
  • Library
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets accepted

Family facilities

  • Baby listening
  • Baby sitting
  • Cots
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Children's Meals
  • Pool

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Irish

Dining

A local American bistro with casual indoor and outdoor dining. Goodall's Kitchen & Bar blends contemporary American cuisine with an Austin sensibility. The menu is sub-urban – where we have one foot in the heart of Austin and the other in the backyard of Texas.


Goodall's

A local American bistro with casual indoor and outdoor dining. Goodall's blends contemporary American cuisine with an Austin sensibility. The menu is sub-urban – where we have one foot in the heart of Austin and the other in the backyard of Texas.

Restaurant details
Type: Local American Bistro
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: 7 days a week. Breakfast, lunch & dinner - 0700 to 1100; 1130-1400; 1730 to 2130
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Meetings and Business

Luxurious amenities and legendary Texas hospitality don’t stop at our guest rooms. Hotel Ella features a variety of group meeting and function spaces to ensure events are executed with impeccable service, refinement and style.


Business Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Dance floor/Platform/Stage
  • Data ports
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Flip charts
  • Internet / E-mail access
  • Microphone
  • Mineral water/Tea/Coffee
  • Overhead projectors
  • Partitions
  • Pin Board
  • Podium with microphone
  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Wireless internet access

Getting there

Hotel Address

Hotel Ella
1900 Rio Grande Street
Austin
Texas
78705 AustinUSA

Airports

Nearest international airport: AUS (21 - 30 Km.)
Nearest local airport: AUS (11 - 20 Km.)

Driving

Nearest motorway junction: IH 35 and MLK, JR Blvd. (2 Km.)

By air

To reach Hotel Ella from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport, head west on Highway 71, exiting for IH 35 north. You will take exit 235A and at the light for Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, turn left. Hotel Ella is approximately a mile down on the right hand side.

Near Hotel Ella

Warehouse District, Sixth Street, Texas State Capitol, Austin Art Museum, history museum, Zilker Park, Lady Bird Lake.


Landmarks

  • Texas State Capital

    The seat of Texas government is a beautiful, rose colored granite structure.

  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

    The Story of Texas in a beautiful museum. The building also houses the state's largest IMAX screen.

  • Blanton Museum of Art

    Comprehensive art museum featuring everything from old masters to new innovators.

  • University of Texas at Austin

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