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8 Best Apartment Amenities in West Campus

By Krystal

With new buildings constantly going up in West Campus, it can seem like there is always a new space for students at the University of Texas at Austin to explore. From saunas and hot tubs to coffee shops and study rooms, many student housing apartments in Austin incorporate exciting amenities to stand out from the crowd.

Rambler ATX Pool

Rambler’s courtyard pool deck, complete with chaise loungers, a hot tub, lush decor and plenty of seating.

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While Rambler offers a wide array of amenities including a fitness room, yoga studio, and courtyard pool, we understand how important it is to know your options. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of eight of the best amenities at West Campus student apartments. 

8 Best Amenities in West Campus Near UT Austin

Waterloo: Pool Deck

Waterloo Austin Pool looking towards Downtown skyline

Photo courtesy of Waterloo.

On the roof of the tallest building in West Campus sits one of the most high-end pool decks in Austin. The 30th story of Waterloo is home to its rooftop pool, boasting views of both UT Campus and Downtown Austin. This amenity space also features a hot tub, tanning ledge, rooftop bar and outdoor kitchen.

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Villas on Rio: Full Resort Spa

The spa at Villas on Rio has both warm and cold indoor pools.

Photo courtesy of Villas on Rio.

Villas on Rio is home to one of the most impressive spas in West Campus. This resort-style amenity includes hydrotherapy immersion pools, a meditation room with a private lounge, and individual steam rooms and saunas. The spa also has locker rooms and total body massage chambers to relax after a long day of class.

Moontower: Yoga Room

Moontower's 18th-floor yoga room overlooks the UT Austin tower and campus.

Photo courtesy of Moontower.

Moontower’s bright and airy yoga room boasts stunning, unobstructed views of the UT Tower. The 18th-floor studio is equipped with yoga mats and a full-wall mirror complete with a ballet barre, creating the perfect ‘zen’ environment.

The Nine at Rio: Golf Simulator

In the Nine at Rio’s first-floor resident lounge, you’ll find a state-of-the-art golf simulator. This feature is complete with controls to customize your game along with bar-style seating to take turns watching friends play. The lounge also has pool and ping pong tables and a video game area with four flat screen TVs, taking this amenity to the next level.

Ruckus 2.0: Lucky Lab

The first floor of the Ruckus 2.0 in West Campus has a Lucky Lab coffee shop

Photo courtesy of Ruckus 2.0.

The first floor of Ruckus on Rio’s two-story lobby houses one of West Campus’s Lucky Lab locations. This conveniently-located installation functions as a full coffee shop with indoor study spaces, an outdoor walk-up window, and online ordering.

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The Standard: Fitness Center

The Standard’s fitness center is extremely popular among UT students because it is one of the most spacious apartment gyms in the area. This seventh floor amenity includes everything from two squat racks and rowing machines to a connecting yoga studio.

Torre: YouTube Rec. Room

Inside of Torre’s top floor amenity space is West Campus’s first YouTube Recreation Room. The room is fully-equipped with lighting and environment sets. The soundproof walls also make this amenity double as a great study area.

We hope that this list gets you excited to explore all of the best amenities that West Campus has to offer. If you’d like to check our Rambler’s amenities or have any other questions, contact our leasing team!

Krystal Brown | Marketing Intern at Rambler


Krystal is a Leasing & Marketing Assistant for Rambler. She is a senior majoring in Psychology at the University of Texas.

September 20, 2022

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