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Rambler v. Yugo Waterloo: Which Student Apartment is Right for Me? (Updated for 2024)

By Katie

With the extensive amount of student housing properties available in West Campus, it can be overwhelming to navigate all that each property has to offer and which one will be right for you and your roommates.

With over 40 floor plans to explore, state-of-the-art amenities and a convenient location to UT Campus, we know Rambler will make an amazing home for our future residents. However, we know there are other options for UT students with similar location and amenities. In order to help you narrow down your options and understand what each property has to offer, we’ve made a side-by-side comparison between Rambler and Waterloo to evaluate the basics, location, amenities, pricing and floor plans.

Comparing West Campus Student Apartments: Rambler vs. Yugo Waterloo

Property Rambler Yugo Waterloo
Address 2513 Seton Ave 2400 Seton Ave
Year Built 2023 2022
Number of Stories 8 30
Distance from Campus 5-minute walk 5-minute walk

The Basics

To start, let’s look at the basics.


Address: 2513 Seton Ave

Year Built: 2023

Number of Units: 215

Number of Stories: 8

Yugo Waterloo

Address: 2400 Seton Ave

Year Built: 2022

Number of Units: 241

Number of Stories: 30



Located at 2513 Seton Ave, Rambler is only a couple minute walk from the Moody College of Communication, the Food Truck Park, and a variety of food hotspots, including Pizza Press, Madam Mam’s, Kerbey Lane Cafe, and Roppolo’s!

Rambler lobby

Rambler’s lobby provides a comfortable space to study, relax, or gather with friends.

Yugo Waterloo

Yugo Waterloo sits on the corner of Seton Ave and 24th Street, so it’s about a 4-minute walk to the Union. In just a few minutes you can visit Starbucks, Cain and Abel’s, or any of your favorite spots on Guad. It’s also close to many other West Campus apartments, including Yugo Austin Rio and The Standard.

Waterloo Tower exterior


Both locations offer a wide range of amenities to suit the college lifestyle. To make the comparison process easier, we have created this chart of the amenities available at each location.

rambler vs waterloo amenities

For more information on amenities, visit the amenities pages for Rambler and Yugo Waterloo.

Rambler ATX Pool

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

Pricing and Floor Plans


Rambler has floor plan options ranging from studios all the way to 6×6 penthouses. You can find current availability and pricing on our floor plan page.

Every unit comes fully furnished with stainless steel GE appliances, full-sized washer dryer, smart TV, high-speed internet and cable, as well as an electronic fob lock and deadbolt on the front door. The kitchen features warm, gray cabinets with black hardware and beautiful multi-quartz countertops. Plus, all of the 5×5 and 6×6 units feature a mini-fridge for extra storage space in the kitchen.

Interior image of Rambler's living room furniture and finishes

Representative unit interior featuring Rambler’s standard furniture and finishes.

Yugo Waterloo

Yugo Waterloo offers floor plans from studio to 6×6. At the time of publication on December 2023, rates for 2024 – 2025 at Yugo Waterloo range from the $1,000s to over $1,900 per person, per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on Yugo Waterloo’s floor plans page.

Every unit, like Rambler, will come fully furnished with stainless steel GE appliances, full-sized washer dryer, smart TV, high-speed internet and cable, as well as an electronic fob lock and deadbolt on the front door. The kitchen, however, features white cabinets with gold hardware and white-quartz countertops.

waterloo living room

We hope this article will give you insight on these West Campus properties and help you decide which is best for you. If you have any questions about Rambler or West Campus living, contact our leasing staff! We would love to help you with your housing search.

Originally published 12/14/2022. Last updated 12/1/2023.


Katie is a Leasing & Marketing Assistant for Rambler. She is a sophomore at the University of Texas, majoring in Accounting.

December 01, 2023

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