Hotel overview

Welcome to boutique-coolness. Authentic. Unscripted. Engaging. Down-to-earth with a quick wit and ready smile, Aiden embodies the eclectic spirit of the 78704 neighborhood – a welcoming host of local flair and new adventures close to Lady Bird Lake (South-Central Waterfront), South Congress, Rainey Street, 6th Street, Austin Convention Center, St. Edwards University, UT, State Capitol and Zilker Park. We are #KeepinItAustin and WEIRD in the live music capital of the world! Enjoy a casual, boutique-style experience with well-designed comfort and charm that draws in guests and locals alike. Dip in the serene garden pool & hot tub surrounded by lush landscaping and soothing sounds of the waterfall. On premises bar & restaurant. Complimentary HOT Breakfast & Google Fiber powered Wi-Fi. Always intriguing, Aiden provides the necessities for todays connected business traveler and engaged tourist, offering modern sensibilities and #BeYourSelfie moments for a one-of-a-kind social experience.

Property information

Year Built: 1974
Last Renovation: 2013
Accessible rooms: 6
Floors: 3
Nonsmoking rooms: 158
Suites: 9
Total rooms: 158

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General policies & fine print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
General Policies: Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.
Kids Stay Free Policy Maximum number of children per paid adult: 0Maximum child age: 17
Pet Policy Pets Allowed: Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $30.00 per day with a $150 per week maximum.

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 1545 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The best hotel in Austin, Texas

    The whole experience at The Aiden by Best Western just south of the river on IH 35 was wonderful from start to finish...even during this pandemic. Don't fail to have the hotel experience of a lifetime...every time you visit there.

    Sep 15, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing Stay During Covid

    The staff was friendly and very helpful. They followed all the guidelines during this pandemic and I HIGHLY recommend this hotel return! Great style, great comfort.. Definitely staying here on my next trip to Austin!

    Sep 03, 2020
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Nice staff, loud room

    We reserved a king room for three nights but left after one night. Our reservation was rather last minute and we needed a hotel that allowed small pets. The staff was very nice and the room seemed clean, but don’t reserve on the first floor facing the pool. The motels walls are not thick and noises from above us and outside kept us awake. This motel also had a lot of smokers and the outside area was not kept clean from cigarettes and animal waste. There was also a random broken room chair in the parking lot. They might have just been very busy and unable to clean the outside grounds. Again, the staff was very nice and I hope they can get the outside grounds maintained in the motel.

    Sep 03, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Very Clean and Pet Friendly

    After the mandatory hurricane evacuation was ordered in Galveston, I quickly began looking for pet friendly hotels and found the Aiden. The hotel is charming and VERY clean, with a cute pool in the middle courtyard of the building. The decor is modern and the whole space feels new. The front desk staff were incredibly nice and patient- especially as they were managing all of the evacuees. My boyfriend and I agreed that we would stay at this hotel again any time we were visiting Austin.

    Sep 01, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    Coming off of 14 days straight work 9 of which I was 'on call' I needed some escape to recharge. I don't live far away but everywhere in the United States feels unsafe now. The staff are putting in work to make everything as clean and safe as possible. Expectations are clearly stated and signs are posted. Mask up and keep distance everywhere but in your room, yes the hallway too. They were not crowded but that is part of the reason we came. Further nod to management that they are taking advantage of the dip in bookings to plan for the future. Painting is being done, new furniture is being placed in rooms, and the staff was courteous enough to ask permission before beginning any maintenance work that could be overheard in the room. We will be back again wether before or after we are safe to travel at large remains to be seen.

    Aug 21, 2020