Austin's Inn at Pearl Street

1809 Pearl St , Austin, TX 78701 USA (Show map)
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Austin's only Bed & Breakfast selected as "Designer Show House", Austin's Inn at Pearl Street is considered one of the finest, most unique, and most exclusive for the discriminating traveler. Also, chosen "The most romantic Inn in Austin", this charming turn-of-the-century Greek Revival estate is a cozy setting for old world ambiance. Located in the most historic neighborhood in downtown Austin, The Uptown Cultural District on Judge's Hill, in walking distance from U.T., the Texas State Historical Museum, the Capitol and Sixth Street, with ten guest rooms (three available with kitchenettes for extended stays), and plenty of private parking. Surrounded by balconies, porches, a large deck, and covered by massive shade trees, Austin's Inn at Pearl Street, creates a charm all its own, with a soothing eclectic glimpse of the past and present. You will find plenty of lush common areas for relaxing. So take a step back in time and sit back with your favorite glass of wine, watch a movie on the large-screen TV/VCR in the Veranda, or on your in-room TV/VCR. A full continental breakfast is available daily. At Pearl Street you are always welcome. Your overnight visits will be restful, private parties wonderful, meetings productive, and your celebrations simply magnificent! We do not have a 24 hour check in desk, please contact us directly by email at thepearl@innpearl.com to provide your check in time after booking your reservation.

Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining3.9

Lovely Gothic Suite

3.6 on August 02, 2017

This is a lovely property. We arrived on a Sunday so the key was left for us. It was a very easy self check-in process. This room is really good because you have your own balcony. Would recommend and would select it again.


A Relaxing Gem in the Heart of Austin

5 on July 24, 2017

Austin's Inn at Pearl Street is truly a hidden gem near downtown Austin. My wife and I spent a few much-needed days there as a base for exploring various points of interest. The staff was very helpful, friendly, and efficient. The room was cozy and quiet, and the grounds were impeccably maintained. We'll definitely return again and again. Many thanks to the staff for such a relaxing visit.


What a gem!

4.6 on July 04, 2017

Had a lovely stay here. Nice change of pace from chain hotels. Reminded me of European Bed and Breakfasts. It was the perfect location for our stay, close to everything we were in Austin to do. Loved the ambience, especially at night when the gardens are all illuminated. The staff couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating. We stayed in the Far East room and thoroughly enjoyed our own private balcony for that early morning cup of coffee and evening glass of wine! Very tranquil! Would like to thank Jill, the owner, and Andre, Kelly and Jessica for making our stay so pleasant and memorable. Would definitely stay here again!


Fun place to meet other travelers and stay

3.8 on May 05, 2017

We stayed in the French Room which was just as pictured. The only negative was the claw foot tub was small for my husband to shower. The receptionist was informative and gave a great tour. They offered us a beverage upon arrival and we enjoyed sitting outside at night with the lights.


A Magical Stay!

4.2 on May 01, 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed here for our first trip to Austin and it was beautiful. The themed rooms are so fun, we stayed in the french room and the clawfoot tub was divine. My favorite parts were the lit garden at night which was very romantic. And Pearl the calico cat mascot she was a very sweet hostess.


A perfect place to stay close to UT

5 on April 28, 2017

We've stayed in almost every room and each one has its own distinctive charm! Very cozy, staff is very helpful, breakfast is perfect. Very convenient to campus and sorority and frat houses.


Quaint and Charming

5 on April 23, 2017

The Pearl is amazing! Jill has every last detail perfected. Service was fabulous! I loved the vintage feel. Wish my stay had been longer so I could truly take it all in!


Our stay at Austin's Inn at Pearl Street

5 on April 22, 2017

Lovely Bed & Breakfast..very comfortable and location close to all things downtown. Although dining wasn't available except for a continental breakfast it was delicious & enough. Would stay here again & recommend it to others. A gem in downtown Austin!


If you are ever in Austin

4.6 on April 04, 2017

Right in the middle of Austin and up the block from the University of Texas, is an amazing place to hide!! The Pearl is perfect for getting away and still being close to everything. You would hardly know that you are deep in the city when you stay here! Great rooms, great location, and an awesome atmosphere!!


Lovely place

4.6 on April 02, 2017

We stayed for 2 nights in the Far East room upstairs . Loved our room , lots of natural light , pretty quiet , even had a dove nesting in the tree outside our room . Bed was super comfortable king . We wanted to get away from soco area, less people but still be able to get places without driving .I could run down 19th to the shoal creek trail and the local bike rentals are a few blocks away so we pretty much walked or biked everywhere. Staff super nice .


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Rooms & Rates

09 - The Bombay Room

The Bombay Room (click Tree House photo on right to view) is adjacent to the Tree House Suite. Both are accessible to each other through a simple door that can either stay closed or be opened to share as an entire 1000-sq. ft. comfortable mini-apartment. The Bombay Room (located in back of Inn, 2nd floor) is decorated in a light & airy feel of palms and elephants. With it's own private entrance from a second story observation deck, this newest addition had plenty of closet space and a great view of the Inn's cobblestone courtyard. The Bombay and Treehouse serve as two seperate suites with an adjoining door, which can be opened up to provide for a larger two bedroom suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

02 - The European Room

The billowy topped floral chintz draperies lend richness and luxury to this large, cozy sun-bathed bedroom. The furnishings in the European Room consist of cherished pieces displayed in a comfortable manner that is elegant yet practical. The bed and matching upholstered ottoman offer relaxation from the hustle and bustle of your day-to-day life.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

06-The Venetian Room

Enjoy our glimpse of Italy! The Venetian Room is complete with airy clouds on the ceiling and gold patina throughout. A wonderful antique rug adorns the floor, offsetting sheers of black and gold. Surround yourself in old-world charm while soaking in your private Jacuzzi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

08 - The Oxford Room

The homelike Oxford Room comes complete with its own private hallway leading to a bath separate from the water closet. This richly colored red room is adorned in a Ralph Lauren/Laura Ashley motif and brings the country to mind. With a private covered balcony, hardwood floors, iron post bed, the Oxford Room is adorned with Grandma's favorite quilts as window coverings. This comfortable, bright, Americana style room will send you home with a warm and cuddly feeling all over.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

01 - The French Room

The look of classical elegance basks in a sunny glow of yellows & bronzes in the French Room. The room features F. Schumacher wallpapers and fabrics, and the ceiling is papered for an intimate ambiance. Accenting the entire room is a gorgeous crystal chandelier, which enhances the stunning French antique furniture. Relax and step back in time into an original Victorian-era freestanding claw foot bathtub/shower to bring quiet closure to your day in the French Bathroom. The impact of the original tile floor and visual depth of the space is enhanced by the addition of the wall coverings. Take a bubble bath break! Don't you deserve it?

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

12 - Texas Hideway

Renovation of this room, the Texas Hideaway, was completed in early March, 2004! The room boasts a sitting area, a dining area, a kitchen, a private bath and a sleeping area and private AC/heating unit. The room has all the rustic feel of the Classic Old West, but has all the comforts you would expect of an upscale bed & breakfast. Located atop a spiral staircase above the second floor of the Burton House.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

03 - The Far East Room

Nestled in the back of the Victoria House, with lovely south-facing doors leading to a balcony retreat, the Far East room provides an airy ambiance by day. Salmon-colored walls with a special painted finish add drama and depth by night. The antique Oriental screen adorning the wall is a sight to behold as you enter the room and yield to the unique flair of the Far East. The detailed Far East bathroom integrates the rough texture of the exposed brick wall with the new polished marble shower and floors which compliment the bedroom. Detail makes this space warm and inviting for the sophisticated guest looking for something extraordinary and unique.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

11 - The Cottage

Separate from the main house but just a cobblestone walk away, the Cottage House has all the amenities of home, including: rust-colored tile floor covered by a Zapotec Native American hand-woven rug, a large screen TV/VCR, roll top oak desk, willow headboard, and a large pine antique wardrobe. If it's true privacy you're looking for, drive right up to your front door and walk into that charming warm ambience...Texas style!

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

05 - The Library

This warm and inviting downstairs suite hosts an antique fireplace reflecting the curious mind. The use of dark color values, unusual metallic treatments and luxurious, comfortable furnishings enhance existing architecture and insures the guest of a very restful sleep.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

07 - The Safari Room

As the name suggests, the Safari Room is its own little jungle room. Boasting a mosquito net canopy bed, this room is walled with faux leather and includes its own private covered balcony. The richness of colors and textures will take you on your own private journey to Africa - without even having to leave the comfort and privacy your own room! Don't miss the bathroom, which hosts an antique dresser converted into a sink, animal print wallpaper, and exotic furnishings!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

10 - The Treehouse

Up high and private with its own entrance, the Tree House enjoys an airy feel that brings back those tree-climbing days of childhood! Located on the second floor of its own private building, the myriad windows overlook trees all around. The whitewashed wood ceiling beams make you feel you're in an actual tree house suite! The apartment includes such conveniences as a large side-by-side refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and private balcony overlooking the grounds. The Bombay and Treehouse serve as two seperate suites with an adjoining door, which can be opened up to provide for a larger two bedroom suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

04 - The Gothic Suite

A cathedral inspired bedroom sets the tone of a long forgotten era. Luxurious linens embellish this bed chamber. Sage greens, coppers and time worn finishes grace the room with a rich patina. The Gothic Suite offers the privacy and comfort you deserve. A separate day room adjoins, and is perfect for reading, visiting or to accommodate an additional guest. The suite includes a coffeemaker. Perfect for your special occasion or anyone wanting to put the world on hold.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

13 - Weddings

  • Maximum Capacity: 1

15 - The Tower

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

14 - Other Events

  • Maximum Capacity: 1

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Location

Location Type

Downtown Historic Austin, Uptown Cultural District, Judge's Hill, City, Downtown

Airport

AUS-Austin/Bergstrom International Airport 8 miles

Directions to property:

From I-35, take the Martin Luther King Blvd. exit and head west. Take a left at the second Pearl Street and turn left onto the cobblestone driveway behind the Inn. The Inn is located on the corner of MLK Blvd. and Pearl Street. The Inn has a red front door and is across the street from Channel 36 TV, five blocks from the university.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Historical interests, Museum, Nature area, Palmer Auditoreum, Horse racing, parks, theater, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , In-room Candle-lit dinner. toiletries, Celebration Packages, Carraige or Limo Services, Twilight Dinner Packages

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Texas State Historical Museum, Art Galleries, Concert Venue, Outlet Stores, Texas State Capitol, LBJ Library, Nature/Pa rks, U.T., Fine Dining, Running Trails, Antique Shopping, Live Music, Performinig Arts, Famous 6th Street, Picnic Areas, Whole Foods, Spas, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Video Arcade, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00pm-6:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside Only. $250 fee will be charged if evidence is found.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Extra charge for 3rd guest in room.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required $250 fee will be charged if evidence is found.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum some weekends, call for details.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: If more than three rooms are being booked by the same individual the first nights stay is required and is nonrefundable fourteen days from the arrival date, unless the rooms can be rebooked.
  • Cancellations: A written cancellation is needed at least 10 days prior to check in to receive 100% of the value of your stay and to avoid being charged the full amount of your stay. For the dates of November 14-17, 2013, there is a 30-day cancellation period. For the dates of March 6-15, 2014, there is a 20-day cancellation policy. If the reservation is not cancelled within the cancellation period, each night of your reservation will be charged. The full extent of the stay will be charged in the event of a premature departure this is not dependent on the Inn's occupancy level. No verbal cancellations will be accepted. All cancellations need to be emailed directly to the Inn. Force-Majeure Clause: Your obligation to pay under the Cancellation Policy is not excused, limited or modified due to unforeseen circumstances, natural disasters or acts of God. All reservations are nontransferable. Please review further our Terms Conditions at .innpearl, in order to be aware of all fees, charges and obligations related to our cancellation policy. International Lodging Protector is provided by Allianz Global Assistance. If you selected yes, add lodging protector a separate charge will appear on your credit card for this service. This service is available to US residents only.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Jill Bickford

Languages spoken

English

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About the innkeepers

Hotel services and ammenities with all the charms of an Inn setting is the goal Jill has tried to create with her charming but luxurious B&B. Having over 20 years of experience in the hotel industry has given Jill the experience needed to establish a wonderful romantic setting with her own great style of warmth and hospitality.

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Meals

Breakfast

continental (may not be included in low-season)

  • Serving Location: your room (by special arrangement), patio/deck shaded by Oak and Pecan trees, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Champagne/ Chocolate, Twlight Dinners


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