Hotel Saint Cecilia
Named in honor of the patron saint of music and poetry
What it is
Inspired by the patron saint of music and poetry, Hotel Saint Cecilia is a 20-room secluded estate located in Austin’s South Congress district. Saint Cecilia was once a historic 1880s Victorian home before Bunkhouse transformed her into a modern, Old World luxury oasis. The exclusive property is only open to hotel guests and members.
What it isn't
A standard-issue hotel with a formulaic service model and design. Don't expect to find cookie-cutter elements here—it doesn't get more unique or individualistic than Hotel Saint Cecilia.
What we think
Both eclectic and elegant in design, Hotel Saint Cecilia’s striking accommodations are scattered throughout the estate—housed in both the Victorian home and modern additions – all with private, secluded entranceways. To suit diverse guest personalities, the design of each room is different, yet all of the suites, poolside and garden bungalows, and studios feature a cohesive combination of antiques, modern furniture, original artwork, and outdoor lounge spaces. Ask for Suite 3 for an in-room fireplace, deep soaking tub, and porch—ideal for sipping coffee while taking in the morning light over the garden. Be sure to stop into the lobby shop for a carefully-curated collection of saintly souvenirs.
You're here because
You're looking for a secluded retreat amidst the bustling city that is only accessible to hotel guests and the hotel’s private club members. Hotel Saint Cecilia’s serene grounds feature a signature heated pool, an intimate lounge and bar with a fireplace, and an outdoor-seated patio, all of which lie beneath the property’s sweeping live oak tree.
You’ve spent the day boot-scooting around town—as Austinites do—and are, frankly, ready to hang up your hat for the night. You curl up into the tufted leather chesterfield in the lounge and order a cocktail or two, taking in the aroma of incense wafting in through the cracked door leading out to the courtyard.
Restaurants & Bars
The Hotel Saint Cecilia Lounge - The Lounge lives at the center of the property and provides both indoor and outdoor seating exclusively for hotel guests and private club members. The Lounge is open all day and everyday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Located minutes from downtown Austin and just blocks from its sister properties, Hotel San José, Austin Motel, and Hotel Magdalena, Saint Cecilia sits in the heart of the vibrant South Congress neighborhood. Celebrated for its distinct music scene, shopping, and dining, including popular landmarks STAG and Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar, South Congress is at the epicenter of Austin culture.