Kensington Motor Lodge
Travel Blogs from Austin
Rather uneventful day today. Relaxed in our hotel all morning, booking activities for later in our holiday (including our 4th NFL game!! - surprisingly found tickets for Patriots v Bills on 28th Dec in Boston) until we had to check out at midday. Then a slow walk across Downtown Dallas with our luggage to the bus stop for our 3 hour bus ride to Austin. Once here, we got a taxi to our accommodation and bought some dinner before settling in for a quiet ...
... stop Phoenix with temperatures approaching 110 degrees. It was so early that breakfast was the only thing on the menu so Steve and I shared our first breakfast. It was so yummy that we ordered another of the same and inhaled it! Why did we ever share one order in the first place other than it makes you feel like one is on a diet?! As you might gather, this is labeled a “photography” trip but food often ...
... br> from there we nipped around the coast 40 miles to Goose Island State Park.. known for it's birding & fishing..
it is also home to the largest ...
... settle in the glass here, great food & atmosphere. Then I headed back to the hostel whe I sat in the afternoonsun with the guys drinking a few beers by the lake. The next day the 2 Scottish lads checked out & so I went with the 2 English guys to Barton springs for the day. It's a natural spring that they have turned into a swimming pool - I won't lie it is cold but so refreshing especially in the Xan heat!! In the early evening I ...
... tied with one of my best friends!) and was awarded the Brewster medal for biggest overall contribution to the school. It was super exciting to finally receive our diplomas, but obviously bittersweet. I'm ready to go on to new things and expand my horizons, but I loved St. Stephen's and will miss it. Seven years is a long time to spend in a small community and it makes me a little bit anxious to be striking ...
Other places to stay in Austin
Bouldin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Nice but needs room makeover
- Not too good
- Terrific staff! Great location.
University of Texas - Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $179
South River City, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $377
- Terrific Hotel
- Just okay....
- Consistent top rated hotel in town
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $180
- Embassy Suites...Average Hotel, Ideal location
- Free beer!!
- Good hotel, careless housekeeping
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- Radisson Austin Great
- Great Location and price
- Fine and dandy
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- It's a decent hotel for a decent price--staff great!
- Dreamy beds, gracious staff
- Nice Hotel, but a terrible stay
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $134
South River City, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Great Hotel
- Great Stay, Very Comfortable
- Hilton Austin Convention Center
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Southeast Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Some quirks, great food
- Uncomfortable Stay
- Nice stay - see our photos !
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Great downtown location
- A Fabulous Hotel in my opinion
- Convenient downtown location
St. Johns, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $61
University Hills and Windsor Park, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $146
9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Beautiful place, fantastic location
- Perfect weekend getaway
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $102
East Cesar Chavez, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $164
- Ok room, but Crowne needs to work on Cleanliness
- Great Place at a Great Price
- Loved the Crown!
Downtown, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $226
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
East Riverside - Oltorf, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $120
North Crossing, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Downtown, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $202
- Gliding Revolution-Downtown Segway Glide
- Excellent choice for downtown Austin!
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $197
- Great if you get a deal..
- Cozy and classy
- The lowdown
7800 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin | Hotelfrom $65
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Overrated - This is really a bad choice
- The Beautiful Driskill
- Beautiful, historic, fantastic service
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- My favorite Austin hotel
- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!