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5.0 out of 5

"Over great experience...only downer is the steep stairs which were difficult but not impossible for this elder " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 10 Apr 2019

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Hotel Description

Hostel near University of Texas at Austin in Austin

Heart of Austin

A stay at this West Campus hostel places you within half a mile (1 km) of University of Texas at Austin and 2 miles (3 km) of Texas State Capitol. Sixth Street and Darrell K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Property Amenities

This hostel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A picnic area, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.

IPads, free WiFi

Boasting iPads, the 12 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and kitchens. Washers/dryers, refrigerators, and video-game consoles are also available.

Shared Dormitory, 1 Twin Bed (Female dorm with 6 beds)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, 1 Twin Bed (Mixed dorm with 6 beds)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, 1 Twin Bed (Mixed dorm with 4 beds)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Drifter Jack's Hostel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Drifter Jack's Hostel

Family (1)
5 out of 5
Over great experience...only downer is the steep stairs which were difficult but not impossible for this elder

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 12, 2019 by Kenyon

Thank you so much for the kind review! We loved hosting you!

5 out of 5
Very nice and relaxed staff, feels much like a dorm house. Very cheap and nice feel towards everything and feels extremely casual compared to Hotel services

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 20, 2019 by Kenyon

Aw shux, we try to be as nice as possible! Thank you!

About the Drifter Jack's Hostel

Location 2602 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78705

Property Features

Drifter Jack's Hostel offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Public spaces have free WiFi. Drifter Jack's Hostel also features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a television in a common area. Free self parking is available. This Austin hostel is smoke free.

  • 12 guestrooms or units
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Austin Station (4.2 km / 2.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Drifter Jack's Hostel offers 12 accommodations with iPads and washers/dryers. Accommodations have kitchens with refrigerators. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. This Austin hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with video-game consoles. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • iPad
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Gaming console
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 2:00 AM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after noon must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 17 are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • A television is available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Drifter Jack's Hostel Austin
  • Drifter Jack's Hostel
  • Drifter Jack's Austin
  • Drifter Jack's
  • Drifter Jack's Hostel Austin
  • Drifter Jack's Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Drifter Jack's Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Austin

You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.