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West Campus Apartment Review: Moontower Austin

By Bella

When it comes to finding an apartment near the University of Texas at Austin, it’s easy for students to feel overwhelmed with how many choices there are. Especially in West Campus, the student housing options can seem endless.

Representative rendering of kitchen areas at Rambler, featuring tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops.

Representative rendering of kitchen areas at Rambler, featuring tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops.

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At Rambler, our team has helped hundreds of UT students successfully complete their housing search and find an apartment in Austin that checks all of their boxes.

While we’re confident that at Rambler, you’ll find a variety of top-of-the-line amenities and floor plans, we also understand the importance of being aware of all of your options in West Campus. That’s why we’ve created this honest review of Moontower to help you feel confident in your housing decision.

Moontower: West Campus Student Apartment Review

Exterior rendering of Moontower, a student housing apartment in West Campus Austin.

The Basics

Before we get into the details about Moontower, here are some quick statistics to give you an idea of the community:

Address: 2204 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78705

Neighborhood: West Campus

Year Built: 2020

Number of Beds: 567

Number of Rooms: 166

Number of Stories: 18


A three-minute walk from the UT Austin campus, Moontower is located on San Antonio Street between Rio Grande and Nueces.

Located in West Campus, Moontower is walking distance from popular spots among students such as Medici Roasting, Cain & Abel’s, and Pluckers, as well as various Greek sorority and fraternity houses, including Pi Beta Phi and Kappa Delta. Moontower is also near multiple other student apartments like Torre and Villas on Rio.

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Pool deck at Moontower, a student housing apartment complex in Austin, TX.

Moontower opened in 2020, and has a third-floor fitness center connecting to an outdoor terrace with a jumbotron and games. There is also a study lounge with individual study rooms and a self-service coffee bar.

Moontower’s 18th floor has a spin studio, yoga room, and rooftop pool deck with a grill and lounge areas. This apartment is a restricted access community with key fobs to enter the building and operate the elevators, and it has a Luxer package room.

All units come fully furnished with a 65-inch Smart TV in the living room. Finishes include quartz countertops and faux-hardwood flooring. The rooms have internet, cable TV, kitchens with stainless steel appliances, and a full-sized washer and dryer.


Moontower offers resident-only parking on a first-come, first-served basis at an additional monthly cost. Parking spots are located in the four-level underground garage.

Floorplans & Pricing

Unit Interior Moontower Student Housing project in Austin, Texas

Moontower has studio, 2×2, 3×3, 4×3, 4×4, and 5×5 floor plan options.

Looking for larger options? Check out Rambler’s 6×6 units and 12×6 townhomes.

Apartments come fully furnished, and, upon publication, the leasing office reports rates ranging from the $900s to just over $1,700 depending on floor plan type. Moontower also has a limited number of SMART housing bed spaces reserved in a 4×4 floor plan for those who qualify.

Looking for SMART housing? Check out our 4×2 option, The Sandstone.

We hope this review of Moontower helped you begin looking at your living options in West Campus. If you have any questions about student housing in West Campus or want to learn more about Rambler, contact our leasing staff, who are always happy to answer any of your questions during your apartment search!

Bella | Rambler Marketing Intern


Bella is a Marketing Intern for Rambler. She is a senior at the University of Texas, majoring in Public Relations.

August 20, 2022

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