When it comes to finding an apartment in West Campus near the University of Texas at Austin, students have a massive amount of choices. Especially for students who want to take advantage of the high-end amenities and updated features that many new West Campus apartments offer, choosing the right community can feel like a daunting task.
At Rambler, we’ve helped hundreds of UT students through the process of finding their home away from home. While we’re confident that Rambler has an abundance of impressive amenities and floor plans, we know the importance of considering all of your options. That’s why we’ve compiled this review of Yugo Austin Rio, formerly known as The Ruckus on Rio, to help you feel confident as you navigate your student housing search.
Yugo Austin Rio: West Campus Student Apartment Review
Before we get started, here are some quick facts to give you a feel for Yugo Austin Rio’s community:
Address: 620 W 24th St.
Neighborhood: West Campus
Year Built: 2019
Number of Beds: 239
Number of Rooms: 67
Number of Stories: 7
Located at the intersection of Rio Grande and W 24th St, Yugo Austin Rio is a few minute walk from UT Campus.
Centrally located within West Campus, Yugo Austin Rio is only a few blocks from sororities such as Delta Gamma and Kappa Delta, and it’s directly across the street from Cain and Abel’s Bar. The complex is also walking distance from many neighboring apartments such as Waterloo and the Standard.
Nicknamed Ruckus 2.0, this apartment opened two years after its older sister, the original Ruckus on Nueces.
Ruckus 2.0 is home to a Lucky Lab coffee location in the first-floor lobby. In addition to the lobby’s coffee shop presence, the building also has a 24/7 study lounge. There is a Sky Gym and Sky Terrace on the seventh floor, as well as a package concierge and controlled access for added security.
All units in Ruckus 2.0 come fully furnished with a 65-inch Smart TV in the living room. The rooms also include stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and a washer and dryer.
If you’re planning on bringing a car, Ruckus 2.0 has two levels of underground parking for its residents available on a first-come, first-served basis at an additional monthly cost. It also offers secure bicycle and scooter parking options.
Floorplans & Pricing
Ruckus 2.0 has studio, 1×1, 2×1, 4×2, 4×3, 4×4, 5×4, 5×5, and 6×4 floor plans.
The 2×1, 4×2, 4×3, 5×4, and 6×4 floor plans all have a loft-style layout, meaning one of the bedrooms is placed upstairs. This bedroom shares a bathroom with one of the rooms downstairs.
Apartments in Ruckus 2.0 come fully furnished, and the 2×1, 4×2, 4×3, and one of the 5×4 floor plans have a balcony. Base rent prices are currently listed on the Ruckus 2.0 website. Upon publication, they range from the $900s to just over $1,700 for a studio.
This apartment also has a limited number of SMART housing spaces available for those who qualify. At the time of publication, these spots are reserved in their studio floor plans.
We hope this review of Ruckus 2.0 helped you evaluate your living options in West Campus. If you have any questions about student living or want to learn more about Rambler, contact our leasing staff, who are more than happy to answer any questions you may have during your housing search!