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1 room, 2 adults

The Carpenter Hotel, Austin

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Elevator
  • Outdoor pool
400 Josephine St, Austin, TX, 78704, United States of America

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Barton Springs Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Free WiFi
    • Elevator
    • Outdoor pool
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  • Very cute, excellent coffee shop, and quiet but convenient location - great if you want…Mar. 23, 2020
  • This hotel does not advise that you will be in a room that has had pets in it. I was and…Nov. 13, 2019

The Carpenter Hotel, Austin

from $245 CAD
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Large)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Simple)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

What’s around The Carpenter Hotel, Austin


  • In Zilker
  • Zilker Park - 22 min walk
  • Texas State Capitol - 36 min walk
  • Barton Springs Pool - 20 min walk
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum - 43 min walk
  • Zilker Botanical Garden - 22 min walk
  • Governor's Mansion - 29 min walk
  • Blanton Museum of Art - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km

Getting around

  • Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport (AUS) - 17 min drive
  • Austin Station - 14 min walk
  • Downtown Station - 30 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 93 rooms


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Carpenters Hall - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Hot L Coffee - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

The Carpenter Hotel, Austin’s small print

Also known as

  • Carpenter Hotel Austin
  • Carpenter Hotel
  • Carpenter Austin
  • The Carpenter Hotel Hotel
  • The Carpenter Hotel Austin
  • The Carpenter Hotel Hotel Austin


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between USD 12 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Carpenter Hotel, Austin

  • Does The Carpenter Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Carpenter Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is there a pool at The Carpenter Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Carpenter Hotel?
    Yes, dogs stay free. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Carpenter Hotel?
    You can check in from 4:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Carpenter Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Shady Grove (6-min walk), Uchi (7-min walk), and Terry Black's BBQ (7-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The Carpenter Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Barton Springs Pool (1.1 mi) and Zilker Park (1.1 mi), along with Zilker Botanical Garden (1.1 mi) and Governor's Mansion (1.5 mi).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 104 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very friendly staff. Loved the location, covered parking, amenities and a true sample of Austin life.
Ismael, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cool property. Has a good vibe. Will stay there again. Easy parking. Laid back.
Bruce, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stylish hotel with a fantastic coffee shop & restaurant
Nathan, us1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Comfortable and Convenient
Our stay was just an overnight, and the Carpenter was convenient for our activities. Everything was fine, however I discovered that their in-room coffee service had no creamer or sugar; I was told at the front desk that they did not provide those items in the room and sent me to the coffee bar. If you prefer cream and sugar in your coffee bring your own. Other than that it was a nice stay.
John, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Unusual and outstanding
Very unusual hotel, funky interior, oustanding coffee bar, will definitely stay again when visiting Austin
Marilyn, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay! Uniquely austin experience
Such a special hotel. Great location, nice vibe, and the special-made toiletries and robes make the experience memorable and unique. Not a cookie cutter hotel. Would stay again - and again. (Also don’t miss casa de luz next door for healthy macrobiotic foods and a dash of serenity)
Amanda, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent property
Great location near several tasty restaurants (including the hotel restaurant; we had a fantastic dinner here); on-site, easy in/out parking; large private balcony; great vibe; eclectic, interesting architecture and decor. My only complaint would be the mattress, felt a bit like sleeping on a futon bed.
Martin, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice hotel with a nice had very limited choice and a bit overpriced...but could be because it was the 25th December!
Vincent, us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Winter stay at the Carpenter
Loved this hotel! Wasn’t sure from other reviews if it would be too noisy and industrial (concrete floors). The hotel is uniquely designed, not luxury, but authentic and modern. We loved how it was modern, yet felt cozy ( bed is super comfy bed, put over coffee in the room, our own balcony) For us it was perfect.
Angela, us3 night trip
Good 6.0
Really disappointed.
The hotel staff is polite enough (although they could use a refresher course in being friendly and welcoming). The coffee bar staff (inside the hotel) is downright rude, and we weren't the only ones to notice or comment and this was on two different days, with different staff. The first day, I asked where check-in was. The woman told me it was to the right. My husband was outside waiting so I went out to tell him where we should go in. As I was leaving, the woman starting YELLING (and I was a foot from her), "I said it was to the right, not outside." The street noise in the room is VERY loud (heavy objects inside the room rattle whenever a car goes by on the street). It is also very cold. There is a giant blackout door (like a pocket door) that you pull out on rollers to cover the windows). Even with that closed it was still noisy and making it worse, the door itself rattled. If my husband hadn't been with me, there would've been no way I could have opened or closed it. It was too heavy and the wheels would stick. I would also say it is VERY, VERY overpriced.
us3 night trip

The Carpenter Hotel, Austin

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