Walk to Restaurants & Shopping; 1 mile to SoCo

Entire guesthouse hosted by Darlene

  1. 2 guests
  2. Studio
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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The Johanna Bee is a true Austin hideaway just south of Downtown. Located in one of Austin’s oldest and most charming neighborhoods, Bouldin Creek, you’ll find yourself just steps away from local bakeries, coffee shops, restaurants & vintage stores. A 6 min drive will get you to Downtown or Zilker Park & a splendid 10 min walk to the trendy South Congress neighborhood. Experience Austin like a local from this cute studio cottage with a private yard, free parking, cable TV & full kitchen.

The space
****We pride ourselves in our already high cleanliness ratings but in light of COVID-19, our professional housekeeping service has increased their cleaning and disinfection regimen. Due to this, we cannot accommodate early check-ins/late checkouts. We are well-stocked on soap, paper towels, toilet paper and other amenities. Please review the terms and cancelation policy before booking as it applies to all bookings.****

A true local Austin experience awaits you at The Johanna Bee. Nestled amongst beautifully manicured houses in one of Austin’s oldest and central neighborhoods, Bouldin Creek, you’ll enjoy the convenience of being steps away to some of Austin’s most unique local spots. Cafes, restaurants, food trucks (like Gordough’s!), coffee and art galleries are just a 5-10 minute walk away on S. 1st street. South Congress (or SoCo) with it's vintage shops, great brunch spots, and the famous Torchy’s Taco’s is just 0.7 miles/10 minute walk away (or even faster by electric scooter!). Downtown, Austin Convention Center (SXSW) and Zilker park are a 6 minute drive and we’re less than 10 minutes from Rainey St and 6th St where you’ll find some great nightlife. We're located a quick walk to the "Greetings from Austin" mural so be sure to stop for a picture! You’ll receive our carefully curated welcome guide upon booking to help you plan your Austin adventure.

This charming and private studio cottage is perfect for solo travelers, business travelers, or a couples getaway. With funky bright colors, lush landscaping, and local Austin photography, you'll feel like you're truly living like an Austinite. The cottage sits behind the main house and has its own entrance and private modern cedar fence. You’ll find all the comforts of home with a fully stocked kitchen, including a dishwasher, cooking spices, oil, and a blender. We offer complimentary coffee and tea, complete with cream and sugar. Enjoy your morning coffee in the private garden with patio seating for two! There are four different coffee makers (I know, we really love coffee!) including a Keurig, 12 cup drip, French press, and a grind & brew. At night, relax under the string lights with a glass of wine and cook dinner on the electric grill. Pest control is scheduled regularly and also sprays the yard for mosquitos so you can enjoy being outside. After a long day of exploring, unwind on a comfortable queen bed while watching cable TV, including HBO. Additional amenities include a washer and dryer, free onsite parking for one car, and keyless entry.

Airbnb describes Bouldin Creek: "Bouldin Creek’s bright storefronts and eccentric art galleries garner this funky neighborhood its must-see status. Located directly across Lady Bird Lake from Downtown, Bouldin Creek blends central city convenience with edgy entertainment. This eclectic neighborhood’s tattoo parlors, second hand shops, and traveling food trucks only add to its cool-as-a-cucumber reputation."

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Wifi – 40 Mbps
Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Hair dryer

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4.96 out of 5 stars from 123 reviews


Where you’ll be

Austin, Texas, United States

Hosted by Darlene

  1. Joined in September 2020
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    Things to know

    House rules

    Check-in: After 4:00 PM
    Checkout: 11:00 AM
    Self check-in with keypad
    No smoking
    No pets
    No parties or events

    Health & safety

    Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
    Carbon monoxide alarm
    Smoke alarm

    Cancellation policy