Sands Motel of Austin
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being in Texas, where people talk to you on the train or bus or in
line. When we said we were from Texas, their eyes would light up -
definitely more romantic than saying you were from New Jersey.
Driving a car from Scotland to south England was a little too much. Actually driving in UK was stressful - not good for our relationship. You absolutely need it for the Highlands of Scotland, but we could have used ...
Left home at 4:00 a.m. Caught a flight from Austin to Atlanta at 6:15. Whew! That's early! Might as well just stay up from Wednesday. When that alarm sounded, I thought it was the phone. Not!
So, I had to wait from 10 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for my International flight. When I got off of the plane, what was waiting for me? A spa! Thank you God.
I went in and asked for almost the entire menu. ...
... if we want to have good time. The girl in the front checked our IDs and just couldn't figure out our age just like every other bar in this evening. All excited I went straight to the bar to get some beer, while I was waiting I realized that it was karaoke night and the guy that was singing was a little whirred. I turned back around and saw a girl at the bar which had a very masculine face. I ordered 3 Lone Star beer and when I turned around to tell the others that it will ...
... the good ones and bad ones, folks were pretty forthcoming with the information. But what I learned most was that good Santas throw themselves into their roles and perform with gusto. No sweat, I thought. I could certainly do that. I have some years of stage work under my belt singing with choruses and quartets and a brief and uncomfortable stint in community theater. So I'm comfortable in front of an audience. I just never interacted with them, especially ...
I used the wednesday 12th day in Vegas to catch upp on a bit of sleep, washing, and planing my trip. As soon as I could I jumped right on the **** and joined the rest of the hostel in the courtyard playing drinking games. We did a similar thing to one of the previous nights I had spent in Vegas where we went bar/casino crawling.
Though I didn't get to sleep untill 5am, the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Sands Motel of Austin
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Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- My favorite Austin hotel
- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!