InterContinental Stephen F Austin
701 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
Amongst the top hotels in the city, InterContinental Stephen F Austin occupies a towering, historic building right in the middle of downtown Austin; the 189 room/suite, 13 floor hotel at 701 Congress Avenue is four blocks from the Texas State Capitol, one block from the famous 6th Street entertainment district and within walking distance of many shops, restaurants & bars. As expected for a five star luxury hotel the InterContinental has comprehensive facilities including two restaurants, a lounge/bar with an outdoor terrace overlooking the city, an executive floor, concierge, health/fitness center (sauna and massage services available), spa, airline/tour desks, an indoor pool, and four meeting rooms.
JW Marriott Austin
110 E 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
JW Marriott is the largest and most luxurious hotel in Austin and amongst the best hotels in all Texas, with over 1,000 rooms & suites, 110,000 sq ft of meeting/event space and every conceivable amenity. The newly constructed property occupies most of one block at the corner of 2nd Street and Congress Avenue, 300 feet from a shoreline park along Lady Bird Lake and half a mile from the State Capitol. Austin Convention Center is two blocks east. Highlights are two restaurants, a concierge level, 24 room service, outdoor pool, spa treatments and a huge fitness center. The hotel opened early 2015.
604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701
The Driskill is a member of Hyatt's Unbound Collection of luxury, distinctive, boutique hotels, and it has a long history, having been welcoming guests to downtown Austin since 1886. The elegant, four floor building occupies half a block between 6th Street, 7th Street, Brazos Street and Congress Avenue, 0.3 miles from the Convention Center and a short walk from numerous bars and restaurants. Guest rooms have individual decor and furnishings, a mix of historic and contemporary, and range in area up to 1,200 square feet. Facilities include 24 hour fitness and business centers, a concierge service, meeting space for up to 500 people and three food/beverage outlets: the 1886 Cafe, the Driskill Grill restaurant, featuring local cuisine, and a lounge/bar.
Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
Many of the 448 guest rooms and suites at Hyatt Regency Austin enjoy spectacular views across Lady Bird Lake on the Colorado River, towards the downtown area on the far side - the hotel is built right on the south bank of the lake, in between the 1st Street and Congress Avenue bridges, a short walk from Butler Park and the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Onsite dining outlets are a coffee house, a bistro serving breakfast & lunch, and Marker 10 restaurant/bar, which also offers alfresco dining, overlooking the lake. The hotel has 45,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor function space, including the 17th floor Foothills Ballroom. The outdoor pool and sundeck also have lake views. The fitness and business centers are both open 24 hours a day.
Austin Marriott Downtown
304 E Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701
The new downtown Austin Marriott hotel is scheduled for a winter 2019-2020 opening; a huge, luxurious and fully-featured property of 615 guest rooms & suites, and 65,000 square feet of function space, this in a separate block adjacent to the accommodation tower. Highlights include two bars and a restaurant, on the ground floor, and an outdoor pool and leisure area, on the seventh floor. The hotel is located at the corner of Trinity Street and Cesar Chavez Street, right opposite the Austin Convention Center, and one block from parkland along the Colorado River.
Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown - University
810 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
Hotel Indigo is an early 2016 addition to the accommodation choices in downtown Austin, taking up half of one block between Neches, Red River, 8th and 9th streets, a plot shared with another IHG hotel, the Holiday In Express. Texas State Capitol is half a mile north and there are many restaurants, bars and entertainment outlets within walking distance. The hotel has 133 guest rooms, contained within a brightly colored, ten floor building; all are equipped with home-like amenities, and feature luxurious touches like granite worksurfaces and stainless steel appliances. Floorsize ranges from 745 sq ft to 1220 sq ft. General hotel facilities include a fitness center, an oversised pool, meeting space and a restaurant.
500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
The Hilton in downtown Austin is a typically large, luxurious and fully featured property, located in the middle of the bustling arts and entertainment district - the 31 floor building occupies one block between 5th, 4th, Neches & Red River Streets, opposite Austin Convention Center and two blocks from Interstate 35 (exit 234C). Most rooms have fantastic views over the city and of Lady Bird Lake along the Colorado River. The numerous facilities include two restaurants, a bar, coffee shop, executive lounge, spa, rooftop pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub. The meeting facilities are amongst the best in the city, with a massive 80,000 sq ft of space, enough for single events of up to 3,667 people - this is in the Grand Ballroom, the largest in Austin.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Austin
303 W 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701-1692
All accommodations at the upscale, all-suite DoubleTree Suites Austin feature a full kitchen and separate living area, while some of the penthouse suites have a rooftop balcony. The hotel is situated along 15th Street, just two blocks from the Texas Capitol and four blocks from University of Texas; these and many other places are within range of the complimentary shuttle (2 mile radius). All day dining is provided by the 15th Street Cafe which includes an outdoor terrace; the adjacent lounge is open from 3 pm to 11 pm. Room service is available. Leisure facilities are a rooftop pool (first floor), whirlpool and fitness center. The meeting facilities can cater for events of up to 350 people.
DoubleTree by Hilton Austin-University Area
1617 I-35 North, Austin, TX 78702
Breakfast, lunch, dinner & in-room dining are available on-site at the full service DoubleTree by Hilton from the stylish FUSE food.drink restaurant; the hotel also has a lobby bar open until 11 pm. The nearest external restaurant (Denny's) is right next door. Guest rooms feature luxury bedding, executive desk, free wi-fi, coffee maker, hair dryer and ironing equipment, many enjoy views westwards across the city center. The hotel is located beside I-35 at the Martin Luther King exit, one block from the edge of the University of Texas campus and half a mile from the Texas State Capitol. Leisure facilities are a 24 hour fitness center and a secluded, tree-lined outdoor pool.
Holiday Inn Austin-Town Lake
20 North I-35, Austin, TX 78701
The most central of the two Holiday Inn hotels in Austin is located beside Lady Bird Lake on the Colorado River, a few blocks southeast of the high-rise buildings of the downtown district. This is a big hotel of 13 floors and 319 rooms (recently renovated), many enjoying fine views over the lake and areas of adjoining parkland. All have free internet access, a microwave and a refrigerator. The Holiday Inn is also right next to I-35, reached from exits 233 or 233B. On site facilities are a restaurant and lounge/bar (open for breakfast, lunch, dinner & room service), an outdoor pool, convenience store, fitness center, business center and 3,442 sq ft of meetings space.
Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center
300 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
The most central Courtyard hotel in Austin takes up half a block between 4th St, 5th St, Trinity St and San Jacinto Boulevard - a new, 11 story building shared with the extended stay Residence Inn. Austin Convention Center is just across the street, the State Capitol is 0.7 miles north, and I-35 runs past 4 blocks east. Facilities at the Courtyard include a sports bar/grill (Champion's), open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, and a Starbucks, also serving food all day. Drinks and snacks can be purchased 24 hours a day at the hotel's convenience store, while for leisure the usual three facilities of a pool (indoor), hot tub and fitness center are available. Meetings and events are catered for by 9 rooms totaling 6,600 sq ft of space.
Residence Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center
300 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
The largest of the four Residence Inn by Marriott properties in Austin occupies half of an imposing, 12 floor building at the intersection of 4th Street with San Jacinto Boulevard (the other part is home to the Courtyard hotel) - a short walk from most of the main sites in the downtown area, such as the Convention Center and the 6th Street entertainment district. The hotel features 179 bright, modern, well equipped suites - all contain a queen bed, pull out sofa and a full kitchen - plus an indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness room. Hot breakfast and evening reception (Mon-Thu) are both provided free of charge. Other facilities shared with the Courtyard include a restaurant, bar, coffee shop and 6,600 sq ft of meeting/event space.
Embassy Suites Austin-Downtown/Town Lake
300 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
The Embassy Suites is one of the few central Austin hotels on the south side of Lady Bird Lake, still within walking distance of the downtown area, as well as several lakeshore parks and entertainment outlets such as Long Center for the Performing Arts. The hotel caters equally well for short visits or long stays, offering a selection of accommodations including regular rooms, two room suites with a kitchenette & separate living area, and executive suites which have enhanced amenities. Guests staying in the suites are treated to free hot breakfast and free evening receptions. Lunch and dinner are provided by the Copper Bar & Restaurant. Other hotel features are an atrium lobby, indoor pool, fitness center and meeting space for up to 80 people.
Hyatt House Austin/Downtown
901 Neches Street, Austin, TX 78701
The Hyatt House opens summer 2017, adding to the all-suite/extended stay accommodation choices in downtown Austin. The nine floor building has quite a central location at the corner of Neches Street and 9th Street, five blocks north of Austin Convention Center and a similar distance from the Texas Capitol. All 190 rooms have a separate living area and a full kitchen; food for cooking can be ordered using the free grocery delivery service, or purchased from a 24 hour market, which also sells drinks, snacks & sundries. Light meals, beers and wines are available from the H Bar. The free breakfast includes cooked-to-order omelets and other hot items. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, a fitness center and a 960 square foot meeting room.
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown
500 North I-35, Austin, TX 78701
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown has an easy-to-reach location right beside Interstate 35 (exit 234C; 5th Street), 2 blocks from Austin Convention Center and 7 miles north of the international airport. Many shops, restaurants, clubs, bars and museums are just a short walk away, while the hotel itself also has much to offer including the spectacular, 18th floor Eighteenth over Austin restaurant, which is open for breakfast and dinner. Breakfast is served at the Great American Grill, and snacks can be purchased 24 hours a day from the on-site convenience store. For leisure the hotel offers a 24 hour fitness center and an outdoor wading pool.
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Downtown
200 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
The most central of several Hampton Inn hotels in Austin occupies an imposing, high rise (16 floor) building two blocks from the north shore of Lady Bird Lake and one block from Austin Convention Center; it offers a range of accommodations including executive rooms with extra large work desk, and studio suites, all of which contain a sofa bed & microwave, while some have a whirlpool bath. There are numerous restaurants close by, and one on-site (Le Cafe Crepe), which serves breakfast (complimentary), lunch & dinner. Room service is available from two nearby restaurants. The hotel has New Orleans-style decor, and its other facilities include a convenience store, outdoor patio, meeting space, free wi-fi and a fourth floor outdoor rooftop pool.
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin at The University/Capitol
1701 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701
Half way (two blocks) between the State Capitol and Austin University, the Hampton Inn is a recently opened (2012), mid rise hotel of 137 comfortable rooms, including a selection of studio suites with wet bar, refrigerator, microwave, sofa bed and extra large work area. Free hot breakfast is served each morning, available as a take out version from Monday to Friday. Other features are a spacious, urban-themed lobby, a fourth floor rooftop pool, fitness & business centers and a 760 square foot meeting room. There are two restaurants directly opposite and dozens more within a few blocks.
Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
211 East 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701
One of four Hyatt properties in downtown Austin, the Hyatt Place is also amongst the closest hotels to Austin Convention Center - one block west, along 3rd Street. Guests are also just a few minute's walk from parkland along Lady Bird Lake, and from the 6th Street entertainment district. This is a large hotel, of 17 floor and 296 rooms, all featuring a coffee maker, refrigerator and corner sofa bed. Hot breakfast is complimentary, and other meals can be purchased from the 24 hour gallery menu. A bar serves coffees, beers, wines, cocktails and snacks. Leisure facilities are an indoor pool and a 24 hour fitness center.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University
805 S Neches Street, Austin, TX 78701
The 167 room Holiday Inn Express in downtown Austin occupies half of a colorful, newly constructed (2016) building in the Red River neighborhood of the city, shared with the Hotel Indigo. Four blocks south, 6th Street is lined by dozens of bars, restaurants, shops and live music venues, and the hotel is also right next to the Waller Creek Trail, a tranquil, wooded corridor leading north towards the University of Texas. The hotel provides free wi-fi and free hot buffet breakfast; is also has an outdoor pool, fitness center, business center and meeting space.
Days Inn Austin-University/Downtown
3105 N I-35, Austin, TX 78722
Days Inn Austin University is a good choice for budget lodging near the city center, located beside I-35 near St David's Medical Center and University of Texas, one mile from the downtown area. Rooms are on two exterior corridor floors, and all contain a refrigerator & microwave; some look out over the central courtyard and outdoor pool, lined by palm trees. Continental breakfast, parking and wi-fi are complimentary. There is one restaurant adjacent.
Super 8 Austin/Downtown/Capitol Area
1201 North I-35, Austin, TX 78702
Guests at the affordable Super 8 motel are within walking distance to the Texas State Capitol (half a mile) and many other downtown Austin attractions. Located at the edge of a residential district on the east side of I-35, the motel offers amenities of free wi-fi, free continental breakfast, an outdoor pool, guest laundry and a business center. Rooms are on two stories, accessed by exterior corridors, and arranged around three sides of the central parking area.
Rodeway Inn Austin University/Downtown
2900 N I-35, Austin, TX 78705-3404
Rodeway Inn Austin Downtown caters for guests in 50 exterior corridor, refrigerator/microwave-equipped rooms, which have views across the central parking lot to the elevated carriageways of I-35 which run right past to the east - the pet friendly motel sits next to exit 236 of the interstate, a short walk from University of Texas and St David's Medical Center. There is one restaurant adjacent. The principal facilities are free wi-fi, free continental breakfast and an outdoor pool.