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Austin Motel 2017 sign
The renovated Austin Motel is now taking reservations. Photo by Nick Simonite
Austin Motel 2017 pool
The pool now has a rooftop deck and bathhouse. Photo by Nick Simonite
Austin Motel 2017 guest room
Renovations to the 41 guestrooms highlight the midcentury vibe. Photo by Nick Simonite
Austin Motel 2017 guest room
Notable touches include vinyl tufted beds, vintage music posters, and novelty phones. Photo by Nick Simonite
Austin Motel 2017 robe
Like other Bunkhouse properties, guests can use custom-designed robes. Photo by Nick Simonite
Austin Motel 2017 lobby
The funky lobby space now doubles as a retail store. Photo by Nick Simonite
Austin Motel 2017 lobby
In addition to branded goods and accessories, the store offers treats for SoCo strollers. Photo by Nick Simonite
Austin Motel 2017 koozie pool Eastciders
A new bar by Jack Sanders and Design Build Adventure serves beverages and snacks. Photo by Nick Simonite