Heywood Hotel

1609 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas - Map
Ramona Flume's rating: 5
This original 1920s Austin home turned boutique hotel is the best place to stay in and experience the city's lively east side. The design is fresh, casual and sleek, with modern and historical style, like the original long-leaf pine floors found in the lobby and downstairs guestrooms. Each of the seven rooms is slightly different in layout and decor, but they are all incredibly spacious and feature local artwork accessories and mini-bar ... read more
offerings, including Austin brews, like Fireman's #4. Rooms on the second-floor are accessed via a lovely, open-aired courtyard--a perfect place for an early evening cocktail. Guests can also explore the area's surrounding boutiques, restaurants and farmers' markets thanks to custom Heywood bikes.