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1809 Pearl Street
Austin, Texas 78701

 

 

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The Inn is, without a doubt, a hidden treasure in Austin.

Austin's Inn at Pearl Street is located in the heart of downtown Austin in the uptown cultural district, where convenient entertainment and cultural events are within walking distance of our courtyard. . .

We offer a tranquil setting of old world ambiance and privacy right in the middle of an amazing city.  You'll find plenty of lush areas for relaxing on our grounds and when you are ready to venture out,  you'll discover that you are within walking distance of museums,  restaurants, unique shops, the University of Texas campus, and many other attractions.

One of many features that makes the Inn out-of-the ordinary is the coziness and seclusion that one is able to feel in the middle of a busy city.  Many of our guests have commented on how "at home" they feel during their stay with us.

Our city's moderate climate leaves plenty of opportunities for enjoying the outdoors year round. We are within walking distance of Austin's first city park, which offers hiking, jogging or just plain relaxing under live oak trees. Or you can comfortably stroll through our neighborhood, known as  Judge's Hill and enjoy the spectacle of some of Austin's most glorious and historic homes.

Austin's most glorious and historic homes

At Austin's Inn at Pearl Street, we offer a central location near campus, the downtown business district  as well as countless cultural offerings and hot spots that make Austin unique.  Whether you are here for business, to have fun or to just to breathe easy, we are close to whatever you need.  We are nearby the following attractions and many more:

Austin Market DistrictAustin Market District
A recent addition to Austin, this four block urban retail project in west downtown Austin includes restaurants, a large independent bookstore, a record store and countless shopping opportunities that include locally owned boutiques and upscale retail giants.  A great alternative to shopping at a mall!  The Austin Market District Includes: Central Home Goods, Whit Hanks, Jaya, Wildflower, Waterloo Records, By George, Chicos, Giada, Whole Earth Provisions, Anthropologie, REI, Book People, Whole Foods, and many more!
(Located less than 2 miles from the Inn)

Austin Museum of Art
This community-oriented museum offers an array of art experiences in the fun, informal, and collaborative spirit of Austin. Exhibitions focus primarily on twentieth-century and contemporary American art and are designed to appeal to a general audience.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Bicycle Rental
The University Cyclery  bike shop has rentals for hourly, daily and weekly rates at very reasonable prices.  Contact the store at (512) 474-6696 for more information.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Jack S. Blanton Museum
The new Blanton is home to a vast collection of over 17,000 works of art, recognized for its European Old Master paintings, modern and contemporary American and Latin American art, and an encyclopedic collection of prints and drawings.  It is the largest university art museum in the country and the third largest museum in Texas. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Bob Bullock Texas State   	History MuseumBob Bullock Texas State History Museum
The museum tells the “Story of Texas” with three floors of interactive exhibits, a special effects show, and Austin's only IMAX Theatre. The Museum also has a cafe with indoor and outdoor seating and a museum store with something for everyone.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Bremond Block Historic District
The Bremond Block, a National Register historic district in Austin, is one of the few remaining upper-class Victorian neighborhoods of the middle to late nineteenth century in Texas. The individual homes have been preserved intact in almost unaltered form and are beautifully maintained.

Congress Avenue/So Co
Cross the river from downtown and enter the South Congress Avenue District or  So Co.  You can browse through many one-of-a-kind shops and check out eateries that tantalize the taste buds.  Check out Uncommon Objects, a wonderful import and knick knack shop, or The Armadillo Market, which carries everything Texas.  Enjoy a cup of coffee at Jo's after you browse the great retro resale shops along the avenue.  Once you get hungry there are more than enough options: Tex-Mex at Guero's, Fran's Hamburgers,  Magnolia Cafe,  South Congress Cafe, Home Slice Pizza, or for more upscale dining, try Vespaio Bistro or Mars Restaurant & Bar.
(Located approx.  3 miles from the Inn)

D. Berman GalleryD. Berman Gallery
Specializes in contemporary American painting, sculpture, and photography. Located in the 1930 Chapline Building, the gallery is a contemporary urban exhibition space that preserves the Commercial Deco feel of the historic building.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium
Home to the Texas Longhorn Football Team, this stadium is located on the University of Texas campus.  Walk or take a shuttle for a convenient, stress free game day!  You can even stop at the University Co-Op on the way to pick up your  sports gear and souvenirs.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

The Drag (Guadalupe Street)
Whether you want comfort food or a healthy vegetarian meal, The Drag has a little bit of everything.  Located, a very short distance from the Inn, Guadalupe Street has vintage clothes, delicious gelato, an art house theatre, pizza, a 24-hour diner, a barber shop, the UT bookstore, coffee shops, artisan street fairs and much more.  Walking The Drag is a true Austin experience. 
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
The Harry Ransom Center has evolved into a world-renowned cultural institution. It houses the Gutenberg Bible, the First Photograph, film archives of David O. Selznick and Robert DeNiro, paintings by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and major manuscript collections of James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Tennessee Williams, Norman Mailer and many more. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Jones Center for Contemporary Art
Located downtown on Congress Avenue, the Art house promotes the growth and appreciation of contemporary art and artists in Texas. Through its exhibitions and programs in Austin, Art house helps nurture artists' careers and deepen public understanding of contemporary art. Exhibitions change about once a month and often include innovative artists that are in the process of creating a name for themselves. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum
The Library is situated on a 30-acre site on The University of Texas campus and is the national archive of historical materials from the Johnson Library. It houses forty million pages of historical documents, including the papers from the entire public career of Lyndon Baines Johnson and also from those of close associates. Admission is free. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Mexic-Arte Museum
This unique museum houses Latin American/Mexican , visual & multidisciplinary art.   The 65,000 square foot gallery covers hundreds of years of culture.  The museum, located in a building in downtown Austin which dates to before the 1860s, also offers a good number of touring art exhibitions, a fascinating permanent collection and a museum store.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Neill-Cochran House MuseumNeill-Cochran House Museum
One of Austin's oldest and most treasured landmarks. Built in 1855 as a suburban estate, this Greek Revival house has survived war, neglect, and urban growth.  The home is designed and constructed by Abner Cook, the Master Builder responsible for Austin's most elegant houses, including the Texas Governor's Mansion.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Paramount Theatre
The Paramount Theatre has stood in the heart of downtown Austin for nearly 100 years. The site of the Paramount Theatre was once home to Sam Houston’s office and the War Department of the Republic of Texas and later the Avenue Hotel. It is Austin’s oldest surviving theatre and was built in 1915. The Paramount presents comedy, drama, music, dance, spoken word, children’s programming and films.(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Pease Park
Located on Shoal Creek along Lamar Blvd, Pease was Austin's first city park, dedicated in 1876 by Governor Elijah Pease.  Perfect for walking, hiking, disc golf or having a picnic.
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Second Street District
With 225,000 square feet of retail, restaurants and entertainment, the 2nd Street District is a significant new upscale, pedestrian dominant development in downtown Austin.  Home to a handful of outdoor cafes, a wine bar and boutiques with fabulous shoes, clothes, home accessories, jewelry and more, 2nd Street is downtown's key shopping area. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Sixth Street Entertainment District (Live Music!)Sixth Street Entertainment District (Live Music!)
It's a one stop shop for Austin music. This entertainment district includes restaurants, bars, clubs, pubs, live music venues, art galleries, comedy clubs, pool halls and tattoo shops.  Sixth Street has more live music venues than you can cover in one night; each venue offers something for everyone: jazz, blues, rock, reggae, punk rock, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, country.  Local acts and well-known favorites play the clubs in Austin.  Who knows who you might run into. . . 
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Texas State Capital & Governor's Mansion
Completed in 1888 after winning a national design competition, the Capitol has a stunning exterior of "sunset red" granite and is the largest in gross square footage of all state capitols.  It  anchors the northern periphery of the downtown commercial district and its southern facade faces the Colorado River. Taking a tour is highly recommended! The Governor's Mansion is just across the street and has served as the official residence of Texas governors and their families since 1856.  It is the oldest governor’s mansion west of the Mississippi River. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Town Lake Hike and Bike TrialTown Lake Hike and Bike Trial
This beautiful gravel pathway circles Town Lake and is popular for  bicycling, outdoor running, and strolling through Austin by foot.  The  10 mile trail stretches around Town Lake and is a unique feature of downtown Austin.  Great for exercise, people watching and checking out native plants and trees. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

University of Texas Performing Arts Center
The University of Texas Performing Arts Center is one of the largest and most extraordinary university arts presenters in the country.  Powered by a commitment to educate, enlighten and entertain, it has helped establish UT and Austin as a venue for international culture and performing arts.  Performances occur at six venues on campus:  Bass Concert Hall, Hogg Memorial Auditorium, Bates Recital Hall, B. Iden Payne Theatre, McCullough Theatre, Oscar B. Brockett Theatre. 
(Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Warehouse District
The Warehouse District includes entertainment hot spots, lounges, and restaurants. Concentrated primarily along 4th and 5th Streets from Guadalupe to Congress Avenue you can hang out  at live music mainstay, Antone's, or catch movie at the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater (they have a full-service kitchen so you can snack or eat dinner).  Food in this district includes pub grub, tapas, an upscale steakhouse, an award-winning French restaurant and a handful of sushi bars to chose from. (Located within walking distance of the Inn)

Whole Foods Flagship Store
Located just blocks from where the original store began as a small neighborhood grocer some 25 years ago, the new Whole Foods at the corner of Sixth Street and Lamar is the company's largest, at 80,000 square feet.  (Located less than 2 miles from the Inn)

Zilker Botanical Garden Zilker Botanical Garden
Take some time to enjoy 26 acres of plants and flowers at the Zilker Botanical Garden,  yet another delightful Austin attraction. There are a number of different gardens, including the two newest: the Hartman Prehistoric Garden, installed in the area where dinosaur tracks were found in 1992, and the Green Garden, with areas planted by different local designers with native and well-adapted plants that thrive in our city's challenging soils and climate. The Trail of Passages meanders through beds of both native and introduced plantings, leading to the Rose garden. The Taniguchi Japanese Garden is another special component of the botanical garden.
(Located approx. 3 miles from the Inn)

Premium Shopping

The Domain
Austin's newest upscale shopping center, the Domain features over 700,000 square feet of luxury fashion and restaurant space. Visit high end stores such as Louis Vuitton,  Tiffany & Co., Burberry, Michael Kors and more! Plenty of parking, walking and eating space, this modern shopping area is a sight to see! Visit their website or call (512) 795-4230. The mall is located in northwest Austin, along North MoPac (Loop 1) between Braker Lane and Burnet Road. 

Barton Creek Mall
A nearby indoor mall with over 180 different specialty retailers. Here you will find Dillards, JCPenney, Banana Republic, Old Navy and many more....! Check out their website for their location and a detailed list of stores. You can contact them at (512) 327-7040. Barton Creek Mall is located only minutes away from the Inn, accessible from Loop 1 and Highway 360. The center is located within 7 minutes of I-35 and downtown Austin, Texas.

San Marcos Outlet Mall
The Prime Outlets, located in San Marcos, was recently ranked the 3rd Best Place to Shop in the world as seen on ABC's "The View". It houses over 130 luxury and brand names such as: Neiman Marcus Last Call Clearance Center, Giorgio Armani General Store, Lacoste, kate spade, Salvatore Ferragamo, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Coach, Crate and Barrel Outlet, Pottery Barn Outlet, Restoration Hardware, Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Tahari, St. John Company Store, Michael Kors, bebe O, Tommy Bahama, Hanro, and many, many more! The center features architecture designed after the Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy. Visit their website or call them at (800) 628-9465. The outlet mall is located on South Ih-35 at 3939 IH-35 South #900.

Round Rock Premium Outlets
Located in Round Rock, Texas, the Premium Outlets have over 125 outlet stores with unbelievable prices! Visit their website or call them at (512) 863-6688. Find impressive saving at stores like Adidas, White Black Market, Burberry, Gap, Coach and more!