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.
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 St 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.
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 sq ft meeting room. There are two restaurants directly opposite and dozens more within a few blocks.
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.