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.
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
Before we get into the details about Moontower, here are some quick statistics to give you an idea of the community:
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.
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
Moontower has studio, 2×2, 3×3, 4×3, 4×4, and 5×5 floor plan options and come fully furnished.
At the time of publication on December 2023, rates for 2024 – 2025 at Moontower range from $1,300 to $2,140 per person, per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. Due to the tier system used by student housing apartments, most apartments raise rates throughout the lease-up season after a certain number of leases are signed. Learn more: Can signing earlier save me money?
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!
Originally published 8/20/2022. Last updated 12/1/2023.