{My Stay at Lone Star Court}

When I say “It’s about time I took a vacation…” it’s usually way past when I REALLY should have taken one so when Lone Star Court approached me about a weekend staycation in Austin, I couldn’t refuse. Grayson and I always love to experience local hotels and this was one we had heard so many amazing things about so we were definitely excited to get away!

Without even stepping foot on the property, I knew this was going to be the perfect getaway. First off, (I know you’re all dying to know this) they are dog friendly so Steven Jalapeno would join me and Grayson since he really needed a vacation too! Second, they booked us a room on the first weekend of ACL. We had the perfect opportunity to escape the craziness that is south and central Austin. And let me tell you, it was AMAZING!

Lone Star Court is located right in the heart of the Domain and was the perfect location for that busy weekend. Anything and everything we needed for a staycation was in walking distance. Drinks, food, and shopping were all within a short walk or drive and the cool fall weather made it even more enjoyable. If you haven’t visited the Rock Rose area of the domain yet, it should definitely be on your list of things to do in Austin. The whole Domain area is really coming into it’s own and offers a nice reprieve from the hippie Austin vibe.

The hotel itself is only a few years old but does an absolutely amazing job of capturing a retro Austin vibe. It’s a well executed mix of Texas ranch and the 70’s. All the rooms on site face towards a center courtyard so once you enter the hotel, you’re immediately teleported back in time to the good ole’ days as my parents would say.

Lone Star Court also had a nice little surprise for us! After enjoying dinner, drinks and some live music at the very cool Water Trough bar, we noticed they had lit a campfire in the center of the courtyard. We arrived back to our room and found all the ingredients to make s’mores on our bed! This is a service they offer to any of their guest but I definitely wasn’t expecting it! We immediately grabbed a couple more drinks and went straight back out to that campfire! On top of some delicious s’mores, we also met and befriended a couple vacationing from Houston. We enjoyed the next few hours eating a yummy dessert and making new friends!

Check it out for yourselves!

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23 Comments

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    Steph
    October 13, 2016 at 7:07 pm

    This place looks so cool and rustic!! Love the car too!

    xO – Steph
    http://www.urbanblonde.com

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    Lauren
    October 13, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    What a cool place to stay! I love the sliding barn door in the room!

    Fizz and Frosting​

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    Kimberly Clifton
    October 13, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    The last time I was at the Domain I thought this was the cutest hotel ever! I love the rustic feel that it has.

    Kim
    http://www.mrscliftonscloset.com

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    Nataly
    October 13, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    This place looks fabulous! I will have to keep it in mind next time we go to Austin (which I hope is soon!)!

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    Jaime
    October 14, 2016 at 10:27 am

    What a cool looking place! So glad you got the opportunity to have a little staycation!! And smores?!!! Sign me up!!!

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    Morgan Klein
    October 14, 2016 at 11:15 am

    I’ve been dying to go to Austin and now I want to stay here! This place looks adorable. Thanks for sharing!!

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    Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels
    October 14, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    This place looks so cool. Staycationsnarw the best! I need to visit Austin soon!

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    Carolyna Bauer
    October 14, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    What an amazing getaway. IΒ΄ve never been in Austin πŸ™ Your pics are so beautiful. XOXO, Carolyna
    http://www.carolynabauer.com

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    Nina
    October 14, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    Such a cool hotel! What a fun experience!

    xx Nina
    http://www.theHSSfeed.com

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    Bella
    October 14, 2016 at 3:23 pm

    wow this place is breath taking!!! I would love to stay there.

    http://xoxobella.com

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    Jessica Sheppard
    October 14, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    I’m the same way…it’s so hard to find any time to getaway! This looks like the perfect cozy spot, though. Love your staycation pics!!! xoxo

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    Lawren Bagley
    October 14, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    Looks like such a fun stay, & I’m loving all the pretty unique details!

    Lawren
    http://www.saltwaterandstilettos.com

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    Shelby Back
    October 14, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    This place looks SO cool! Such a neat hotel!

    xo!
    Shelby
    http://www.glitterandgingham.com

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    DAWN
    October 14, 2016 at 7:02 pm

    We stayed here the last time we went to Austin too! We loved it because it was very family friendly!

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    Cece Lam
    October 15, 2016 at 6:17 am

    This is officially the best staycation ever!!

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    Maggie
    October 15, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    Ooh I love this decor!! That barn door is my favorite πŸ™‚

    http://www.maggiealamode.com

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    Angelle Marix
    October 16, 2016 at 5:50 am

    Wow, This place looks AMAZINGGG!! When we visit Austin, we will have to check it out!!

    xoxo,
    Angelle
    http://www.dashingdarlin.com

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    Dani
    October 16, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    Looks so cool! I love the vintage, rustic feel here! I will have to check it out if I am ever in the area! xo
    Dani // http://www.daniellealexandra.com

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    Kasey
    October 16, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    This place looks too cool! I love the s’more idea, how fun!!

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    Kayleigh
    October 17, 2016 at 2:51 am

    Such a cute little staycation, so jealous!
    http://www.kayleighskloset.com

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    Felicia
    October 17, 2016 at 2:56 pm

    Love the ambience of the place! It has such a retro feel.

    Felicia | http://www.prettychicpink.com

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    Aimara
    October 17, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    This looks like what I need right now!
    Such a cute place! Love the photos Ash!
    Wishing you a great week ahead!
    XO
    Aimara
    http://www.waysofstyle.com

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    Lavenda
    April 20, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    Omg this place looks so rustic and charming! Love the shots.

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