South Austin Bed and Bath

House - Private room · Marcy St, Austin, TX 78745, United States
Don & Sylvia
Your host, Don & Sylvia
9 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

Ours is a lovely, clean new-construction home in South Austin. The bedroom we're listing is upstairs and joins a Jack and Jill bathroom. This bathroom, with locking doors, is shared by an office, which is only in use during the day. During your stay the bath will be 100% yours.


- TV with over-the-air channels.
- Cable Internet with Wi-Fi.
- Writing desk.
- Plenty of closet space.
- Full bed with memory foam mattress.
- Home security system.
- The room faces East, so it's cool in the afternoons. You get the morning light.
- The Upstairs has it's own thermostat and the room has a remote control ceiling fan.
- You'll have access to our washer and dryer
- The house has a nice back porch and a generous yard.

We're approximately ten minutes by car from downtown Austin. Tack on another 5 or so minutes for rush hour. We're also a couple of blocks from bus stops. Please check (website hidden) for routes and times. We have one offstreet parking space available if you'll be driving.

This is a quiet neighborhood. We're convenient to grocery stores (Randall's is close; Central Market is also a short drive away) and all the restaurants on South First.

Westgate Shopping Center is also a short drive away (movies, Central Market, lots of restaurants).

If downtown isn't your scene, we're also minutes away from the South Lamar area with tons of great restaurants and bars (Red's Porch is a favorite).

We're a quiet, professional couple. Sylvia works in the tech industry. I'm a freelance web designer and musician working out of the house. We're smoke and drug free, but we enjoy a beer or two.

We have a very sweet, quiet and friendly dog named Calvin, a 45 pound Australian Shepherd. He might check on you from time to time, but he'll stay out of your way. He's more than happy for you to pet him or throw the ball for him in the back yard.

Thanks for reading.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $400 /week
Check In: 10:00 AM
Check Out: 2:00 PM
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • This was a great place to stay. It is in a wonderful neighborhood close to everything and minutes from downtown. Don and Sylvia were warm hosts that made us feel very welcome. Their home and accommodations were beautiful, luxurious and clean. I would recommend this stay again and again. We hope to stay there again in the future.

    May 2014
  • I stayed with Don and Sylvia for SXSW this year. Spacious accommodations, comfy bed, clean bathroom and gracious hosts! All in all it was was a wonderful stay in a lovely home, would definitely recommend!

    March 2014
  • Don & Sylvia are the hosts that define the best that AirBnB has to offer! I had such a wonderful time staying with them. Their house, and the room I stayed in, is beautiful, well-maintained, comfortable, and frankly should be featured in Architectural Digest. They went out of their way to ensure I had what I needed throughout my stay. I plan on using them every time I am in Austin and will recommend them to everyone I know.

    March 2014
  • This reservation was a one-night extension of the previous reservation. See earlier reviews for this property; my opinions there are the same -- everyting was primo!

    I'm adding a separate review here simply to note the ease with which such extensions are made in Airbnb. I had alerted my host of my possible extension, and he knew such was likely. Accomplising the reservation and payment was just a matter of a few mouse clicks, just as making the original reservation was!

    My personal tip: make your Airbnb reservation for the ~shortest~ duration you are confident of. That way, you avoid the hassle and cost of cancellation of a night or two that you turn out not to need. Adding additional nights is a breeze.

    March 2013
  • Stayed here three weeks before, and this was a second visit, based on our good experience with the first visit. Everything was clean, efficient, quiet, and comfy. Calvin the dog seemed to remember that I know all the good places to scratch. When we visit our children in the future (they occupy very small apartments), Don and Sylvia's place is at the top of our list when we check for accommodations.

    March 2013
  • Very nice hosts, everything was as advertised. I couldn't have asked for a better first Airbnb experience! Don even gave me a ride to the convention center one morning for my work. A+ all around.

    March 2013
  • Don and Sylvia have provided a quiet, comfortable, and reasonably priced accommodation, especially suited for those who need something south of the river in Austin.The decor and maintenance of the property is excellent. Their dog Calvin is sweet tempered and quiet. When we visit Austin in the future, this is where we will land.

    March 2013
  • Don & Sylvia were wonderful hosts and have a beautiful place. Calvin's wagging tail made me feel right at home! The bedroom was cozy and the bed was VERY comfortable. I had a great time in Austin and would definitely stay with them again. I really appreciated their hospitality!

    November 2012
  • Don and Sylvia are such friendly hosts. They gave us great recommendations on Austin's attraction. Their home is beautiful and I would definitely come back in the future.

    October 2012
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Freelance Musician and Web Designer
I'm a freelance web designer and musician. Sylvia, my lovely wife and co-owner, works in the tech industry. We're a quiet, professional couple and we dig rock 'n' roll, baseball, and our dog, Calvin.
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