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Located in Austin, a 12-minute walk from Shoal Beach, The Carpenter Hotel provides accommodations with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. Among the facilities at this property are room service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can use a bar. Each room comes with air conditioning, and certain rooms at the hotel have a balcony. Guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge. Austin Convention Center is 1.5 miles from The Carpenter Hotel, while Capitol Building is 2.4 miles away. The nearest airport is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, 7.5 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Carpenter Hotel has been welcoming guests since Oct 24, 2018

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Private parking at the hotel

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Guest reviews


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High score for Austin
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  • Doreen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location, amenities, ease of communication with staff.
  • Erica
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful design of the hotel and thoughtful amenities. 1) They don't have a gym but they gave me free passes to go to an amazing gym down the street (Capital Hill Fitness 8mins by car) which was far better than a standard gym. 2) The restaurant...
  • Dunham
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I liked the blackout panel for the windows and that they supply ear plugs! The staff was very helpful and kind
  • Parkhurst
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Lovely horticultural design at entry. Very good restaurant & coffee bar.
  • Benjamin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location of the Carpenter Hotel is within walking distance of Zach Theatre, P. Terry's Burgers, Starbuck's, Peter Pan Miniature Golf, and Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail: There's a LOT to do in the neighborhood! The onsite restaurant,...
  • Tealanie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Minimalist, modern, and warm. This property exceeded our expectations, especially at such a great price point. I will definitely stay here again on my next trip to Austin. A short drive from downtown, a quick walk to South Congress, the location...
  • Jessa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved everything about The Carpenter Hotel! The staff was amazing and they were very dog friendly. Easy to navigate hotel and everything is clean. Food/room service is delicious!
  • Brianna
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was a cool, funky spot, that had great food and great amenities.
  • Lawrence
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was such a cool spot right by a lot of fun restaurants and attractions. The actual hotel had a cool 70s feel to it and felt retro and homey. The staff was friendly and we loved having the restaurant and cafe in the hotel. The pool was great for...
  • Elodie
    Beautiful and relaxing hotel in South central Austin. The staff is very friendly, helpful and accommodating, they go above and beyond to make the guests feel comfortable. The food is great too (both cafe and restaurant) even if a little expensive....

Property questions and answers
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  • Is there iron in the room? Can I check in at 2pm?

    We have steamers in the rooms and irons on request!
    Answered on 9 October 2019
  • Are u pet friendly

    Yes! Pets are allowed everywhere on property except the pool area and inside our restaurant dinning room. There is no pet fee or pet restrictions. We..
    Answered on 14 March 2020
  • Do your rooms have televisions?

    Yes. In-room televisions include Chromecast and some streaming application options.
    Answered on 30 December 2021
  • Hi, where can i park?

    We have a complimentary first come, first serve parking lot on property. There are also other parking options available off property.
    Answered on 27 July 2021
  • Can you book a quiet room that has not had pets and away from the doggy day care

    We are a pet-friendly hotel, we can't guarantee that there hasn't been a pet in any of our rooms. Our housekeeping team thoroughly cleans, disinfects,..
    Answered on 9 August 2022
  • Do all rooms have balconies since I smoke I would like to go out on the balcony to smoke

    All of the rooms have balconies!
    Answered on 23 June 2022
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Hotel area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Carpenters Hall
    • Open for
      Brunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
  • HotL Coffee
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch

Amenities of The Carpenter Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs $35 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Shallow end
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

The Carpenter Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express The Carpenter Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Carpenter Hotel

  • The Carpenter Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Carpenter Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • HotL Coffee
    • Carpenters Hall

  • The Carpenter Hotel is 1 miles from the center of Austin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at The Carpenter Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at The Carpenter Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Triple

  • Check-in at The Carpenter Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.