Centrally located in Austin’s picturesque historic neighborhood of Clarksville, the Brava House Boutique Bed & Breakfast puts guests within reach of everything Austin has to offer. It provides a unique experience for guests that is far different from the usual downtown hotel. It is the only bed & breakfast in the downtown area, offering one-of-a-kind lodging with the perfect amount of history. The residence that the Brava House calls home is a spectacular 1880’s Victorian home that is a shining example of the detail that was put into the architecture of the time. Formerly known as the Southard House, it is one of the first homes of its kind to be built in Austin.
Today the Brava House is owned and hosted by Nick, who provides a level of hospitality that perfectly matches the era in which the house was built. He prepares a hearty breakfast each morning and serves it with a smile. His attention to every little detail not only makes for a relaxing stay, but is just as reminiscent of the Victorian period as the home itself. A stay at Brava House will afford guests the peace, quiet and relaxation of days long gone, while being right within reach of some of Austin’s finest and most sought-out attractions and everything else that the city has to offer.
Exploring Austin While You’re in Town
While it would be easy to spend your days hanging around the delightful Victorian neighborhood that the Brava House Boutique Bed & Breakfast calls home, there is too much to see when you’re in town. Not only are there historic sites and attractions, endless outdoor activities and world-class shopping and dining but Austin is also home to many well-known festivals that people come from all over the country to see. The city is known for live music but there is something for everyone here.
- January – 3M Half Marathon
- February – Austin Marathon
- March – SXSW, Rodeo Austin, Dell Match Play World Golf Championship
- April – Old Settler’s Music Festival, Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, Austin Reggae Festival
- May – Spring Pecan Street Festival, Blues on the Green
- June – Republic of Texas Biker Rally
- July – Austin Symphony 4th of July
- August – Bat Fest, Hot Sauce Festival
- September – Fall Pecan Street Festival
- October – Austin City Limits Music Festival, Austin Film Festival, Formula 1 US Grand Prix
- November – Austin Food & Wine Festival
- December – Trail of Lights, Austin Fashion Week
These are just a few of the exciting events you will find throughout the year in Austin. There is plenty to do even when a special event is not taking place. Some of the favorites of visitors include:
- Zilker Botanical Garden
- Austin Zoo
- Museum of Ice Cream
- Blanton Museum of Art
- Hamilton Pool Preserve
- Museum of the Weird
- Austin Aquarium
- Volente Beach Water Park
In addition to these great attractions, visitors can explore history through the numerous museums in the area, the great outdoors by visiting one of the many parks in and around Austin and the culinary wonders of the city by choosing one of the numerous great restaurants that made a name for themselves here.
An Austin Bed and Breakfast to Rest
The Brava House Boutique Bed & Breakfast features five unique room options with understated yet elegant décor that makes guests feel like they have gone back to a simpler time. These five room options consist of:
- The Van Gogh Room – Situated near the garden with a large bay window view.
- The Casablanca Room – A spacious second floor room with a clawfoot tub.
- The Garbo Suite – Featuring a 1930’s glamour style with a floor to ceiling bookcase and two fireplaces.
- The Fitzgerald Suite – A charming suite with antique furniture and a parlor with a fireplace.
- The Monroe Suite – The largest option, with a kitchen, a dining area and a living room.
The small but impressive boutique bed & breakfast that Brava House is will not leave guests feeling as though they are lacking in any amenities. Each of the rooms are appointed in a way that allows the guest to feel like they have stepped back in time, with the unpretentious, understated glamour of an era gone by.
Accommodations That Are Hard to Find
The Brava House Boutique Bed & Breakfast offers visitors to the Austin area accommodations with character, hospitality of another era and a location that is one-of-a-kind. Whether you’re visiting to attend one of the many special events or just need some relaxation time, you will leave Brava House with a lasting impression that will never go away.
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