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Hotel Ella

Austin, United States

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Hotel Ella
Hotel Ella offers guests a truly world-class travel experience minutes away from all things Austin. Inhabiting the Goodall Wooten mansion, one of Austin's original landmark estates, the refined property reopened in late summer 2013 following a multi-million dollar renovation. It is named in honor of original owner Ella Wooten. It features 48 impressive guestrooms (inclusive of 10 luxury suites), a cabana-lined lap pool and wrap-around veranda overlooking an expansive front lawn. Beautifully designed indoor and outdoor spaces and stately meeting rooms provide ideal backdrops for events, weddings and corporate gatherings. Guests will enjoy exceptional dining along with a superior level of personalized service wrapped in the relaxed hospitality for which Austin is known.

All guest rooms include high speed internet access, LED flat-screen television, programmable in-room laptop safe, in-room cordless phone, market style mini bar, hair dryer, vanity mirror, same-day valet laundry, luxury bed linens, 100 percent combed and ring-spun cotton terry bath sheets, microfiber bathrobes, custom skin and natural body care products, local newspapers, twice daily housekeeping, and overnight shoe shine service.
Hotel Address:
  • Hotel Ella
  • 1900 Rio Grande Street
  • Austin, TX 78705
  • United States

Location Summary
Austin is awash in inventive and distinctive restaurants and bars. There are all kinds of things to do and places to go. A stay at Hotel Ella puts you in the heart of the city. Hotel Ella is just three blocks from the University of Texas campus.

Directions to Hotel
The hotel is within 20 minutes/9 miles of Austin Bergstrom International Airport.
Note Bene
The Hotel’s archived Wooten family heirlooms chronicle the influential history of the mansion and the family. Throughout the property is a diverse collection of sculptural and contemporary art, including major works by the celebrated sculptor Charles Umlauf. This collection celebrates his contribution to the University and Austin. Additional pieces from Austin artists populate the courtyard wing.
Banquets & Meetings
Hotel Ella features a variety of group meeting and event spaces to ensure corporate events are executed with impeccable service, refinement and style. Facilities include state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment and seating for up to 300.
Fine Dining On Site
Goodall’s Kitchen & Bar is a sophisticated neighborhood restaurant concept featuring inventive global cuisine with a locally-driven, seasonal menu that showcases the best from top Texan purveyors.
Fitness Center
Not on property, but the front desk can get you set up for workouts at Castle Hill Fitness.
Jogging Running
There are running trails up and down Shoal Creek, just 3 blocks to the west of the hotel.
Tennis Courts Nearby
Close to Ella is Caswell Tennis Center. It offers twenty courts, instructors, and drop-in clinics.
Recommended Rooms
Garden Junior Suites: The large open floor plan of the junior suite creates an aura of spacious luxury. Each king-bedded room is appointed with custom designed furniture, sitting area with a 42-inch LED wall-mounted television, and luxurious settee at the foot of the bed. Each junior suite overlooks the cabana-lined lap pool and lush garden courtyard.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums