The Heart of Texas

5303 West Higway 290Austin78735USA
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About The Heart of Texas

The Heart of Texas motel sits to the southwest of downtown Austin, right along Highway 290 and 13.4 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Rooms at this motel are equipped with a television, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a coffee maker, and air conditioning. Each room comes with either one king bed or two double beds.

Guests of this property will have access to a swimming pool, complimentary on-site parking, a putting green, and barbecue facilities. Free Wi-Fi is offered to guests of the motel, as well.

Restaurants like Subway, Milano Cafe, Pizza Hut, Applebee's, Serranos, and the Potbelly Sandwich Shop are a short drive from The Heart of Texas. Guests can also find bars like Doc's Backyard Bar & Grill, Detour, Boomerz, and Pluckers Wing Bar in the surrounding area.

This motel is located 5.5 miles from the Barton Springs Pool, 7.7 miles from Austin's Sixth Street Historic District, and 8.1 miles from The University of Texas at Austin.


5303 West Higway 290, Austin, TX, 78735, USA
Telephone: +1(512)8920644 | Fax: +1(512)8920965 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 2:00
  • Check-out: 11:30

Positive Reviews

Rooms have been renovated

Past guests have said that the rooms at this motel appear as though they have been renovated and, therefore, are in very good shape. This helped guests to feel comfortable with their accommodations, as they believed that most items in the rooms were relatively new.

Microwaves and fridges in rooms

Numerous guests have appreciated having refrigerators and microwaves in their rooms at this motel. This allowed guests to store and re-heat food and keep their drinks cold throughout their stays at this property.

Kept quite clean

The rooms at this motel are kept quite clean and guests have been impressed by the state of their rooms after getting checked in. Guests have said that the housekeeping staff does an excellent job of cleaning the rooms at this property prior to guests arriving.

Negative Reviews

Run down exterior

Many guests have been shocked by the run down appearance of this motel's exterior. When first approaching the property, guests have noticed that the outside of the building is in terrible condition and this led to guests considering driving away without checking in.

Loud at times

There have been complaints about the lack of soundproofing at this motel. Guests have said that they can hear noise from the highway and neighbourhood rooms at this property, which disrupted their sleep.

Thin, small towels

Guests haven't liked the towels that are used at this property, saying that they are thin and small. As a result, guests feel as though the motel should invest in higher quality towels for guests in the future.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 97 reviews across the web
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6.9 out of 10 based on 97 reviews