Monday Walk: SoCo, Austin (Part 2)

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Our walk on SoCo continues…


The Hotel of San José is located on the S. Congress Street, very trendy and hip. Let’us take a stroll in their courtyard.





Though it’s located at a lay back area of Austin, the hotel room charge is not so, $ 270 to $375 per night (may have to pay another $30 to 40 valet parking fee) according to their website.

Walking across the bridge, you are in Austin downtown:


A few yards down the bridge, you are at the Lady Bird Lake trail, more cyclists and runners on this side of the town. 🙂



  • The Austin area is ranked fifth in the nation for its high-tech market, edging out Boston and San Francisco’s East Bay, according to  2014 Jones Lang LaSalle High-technology Office Outlook report.

  • University of Texas Austin alone has over 50,000 students and approx. 24,000 faculty and staff. 2014/2015 operating Budget is $2,658 million, according to UT Austin budget report. High ranking in Business, Medical School, and Engineering.

Jo is taking a break, before you go, please take a beautiful walk in A FIELD OF BRASSICA with Gilly!

Thank you for visiting!


44 thoughts on “Monday Walk: SoCo, Austin (Part 2)

  1. Good morning, Amy. Looks like a healthy city. Great photos. I feel I was there… maybe not running. 😉
    I don’t think I have ever stayed in a hotel with that kind of price. Maybe one day I will pamper myself.
    Have a wonderful day.


    • I had no idea it was this high, and is not a luxury hotel. But, hotels in the downtown area are about $300 per night plus parking. I went to Yelp, didn’t hear any complaint about the price. 😕

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  2. Such an enjoyable walk with plenty of antithetical elements,dear Amy!Lovely greenery and interesting info about the Austin area and the city itself!The hotel surrounding area looks as if time has forgotten it.Everything so simple and pleasant!The fountain must be very old.The view over the high-rise buildings is gorgeous too!Thanks for the link,astonishing details concerning the progress and the evolution of the area business and tech-wise!Thank you for showing us around,it was a great Monday walk as always 🙂 ❤ xxx


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