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Brookfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We can't say enough about our experience at Brava House with Nick. His warm welcome, attention to detail, friendliness and helpfulness is extraordinary...everything you hope for in your travels. The location is amazing! From this exceptionally charming neighborhood, we walked to local shops and cafes, the Capitol, and South Congress stores. As a Convention attendee, it was an easy drive...

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband, my two adult children and my brother in law stayed in three rooms at Brava House. I loved most everything about the house, the neighborhood, and Nick. You get a little slice of a very pretty neighborhood before you trot down to downtown, etc. We walked about 8 miles a day, as Austin is pretty large if you...

1Thank Ellen L
Spring, Texas
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The spacious, well furnished rooms were perfect. The suite had lots of extras - two tvs, fridge, microwave - and felt elegant, but not stuffy. It was easy to find and several spots we wanted to visit were nearby. I love animals and was delighted to meet Sam, Spook and Daisy. Sam in particular obligingly posed while I brushed up...

Thank Holly B
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Whether you are visiting Austin for business or vacation, please check Brava House for availability! Located in the Downtown-adjacent neighborhood of Clarksville, this beautiful Victorian home is an awesome alternative to a hotel. Don't think twice - book it! The home is beautifully maintained & furnished, and Nick and his fabulous team know the meaning of hospitality. The historic neighborhood...

1Thank LisaJVee
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and spacious old house in the beautiful Clarksville area. Rooms have old time character and furniture with modern bathrooms. Breakfasts are tasty and give a great opportunity to discuss with other guests in the same communal table. Nick is a great host, who takes good care of his visitors.

Thank Martti K
Darien, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a restored Victorian guest house hosted by Nick and his wife who were very nice and welcoming. It’s a departure from the cookie-cutter motel accommodation and the bed and furnishings were comfortable, but the shower setup, within a claw foot bathtub, required a bit of maneuvering to avoid slipping and to adjust temperature and spray. Highlight was the...

Thank Charles S
San Diego
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This bed and breakfast shines in every category you hope for in a B&B experience. Our host, Nick, was an exceptionally welcoming, accommodating, gracious, and personable young man who has a real gift for genuine hospitality. And he's a phenomenal cook (which he credits to his mom's training). The breakfasts far surpassed the quality and quantity of breakfasts at any...

Thank Jefsa
Leesburg, Virginia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had a wonderful visit in Austin, and Brava House was a big reason. The location is excellent, the room is very comfortable - even the fold out couch! We really enjoyed the breakfasts and had several enjoyable conversations with the inn keeper. Highly recommend Brava House for any visitor to Austin.

Thank mcamsol
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Brava House made us feel at home the moment we arrived. Comfortable rooms, great hosts and fantastic location! We spent 9 nights and enjoyed every minute. When you stay here, (and you should) take time to relax on the back patio-a good place to cool off and relax. Breakfasts were great, company was fun, and we will be back. Wayne...

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Brava House for ACL and although the Monroe suite was pricey, it was during a peak weekend and it was very spacious with a full kitchen and tidy. The price was similar to other hotels and airbnbs in the area during this time, but the other options did not include breakfast. The air conditioning was also...

Thank Caitlin M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Austin's only downtown B&B nestled in a quiet historic neighborhood boasting some of the best walking in town. Surrounded by restaurants and shopping, Brava house offers the best of both worlds: quiet serenity, in the heart of all Austin has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brava House Bed And Breakfast

Address: 1108 Blanco St, Austin, TX 78703-4920 (Formerly Southard House)
Region: United States > Texas > Austin > Downtown
Price Range: $287 - $495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Brava House Bed And Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Monroe Suite is more like a big apartment!”
ninafbailey, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was in the Garbo Room: 10ft ceilings with tall windows, sitting room, bedroomand bath. Faces street but still extremely quiet.”
gmherman, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are many restaurants and bars within walking distance from the B&B. Nice option”
GLM2468, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Monroe room would be great for a small family or for two couples to share if you didn't mind sharing a bathroom”
Jefsa, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each room is unique - ck website for room pictures. I had the Casablanca room - loved it.”
joanner724, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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