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Luxury Hotels in Downtown Austin

Updated on January 2, 2018
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Sydney began freelance writing in 2008, works with hundreds of Realtors across the country, and is a born and raised Texan.

Welcome to Austin, TX

Whether you are here on business or pleasure, you've come to the right city if you are looking for a luxury hotel in Downtown Austin.

Luxury hotels in Austin aren't just about providing a nice room. The amenities offered make you feel like you are home while away from home. From pools and spas to massage service and on-site dining; all the things you need to make your stay a pleasant one.

With as many options as you have, the only problem you may face is deciding which luxury hotel to stay at. And while you are here, check out the many things going on in Austin.

The W

The W in Downtown Austin is considered to be one of the city's most luxurious hotels.

Located on Second Street next to Austin City Limits, this luxury hotel has every amenity you will need to make your stay the best it can be.

The hotel has several styles of rooms to choose from as well as an on site pool, spa, fitness center, wi-fi, and three dining options; Trace Restaurant, The Living Room and Wet Bar are all available for guests.

You'll also have plenty of weekly events taking place at The W such as happy hour, music and socializing.

The Driskell Hotel

The Driskell is a famous and historical Downtown Austin hotel located on Brazos. This hotel features a long history but an even longer amenity list for their guests.

With onsite dining at the Driskell Grill or the 1886 Cafe; entertainment and conference rooms for those business meetings; you may not have to leave the hotel for anything other than to venture out into Downtown Austin to experience the famous nightlife.

Austin has many hotels with onsite restaurant.
Austin has many hotels with onsite restaurant.

The Omni Hotel

The Omni Hotel is located on San Jacinto off 8th Street, close to everything while providing you all the amenities needed for your stay.

To begin with, you won't have to leave the hotel for fine dining in Austin with their onsite restaurants; Ancho's, Atrium Lounge or Morsel's (an onsite coffee bar).

With onsite massage therapy available and a fitness center; you'll have no reason to be stressed after that long day in the office.

Enjoy concierge services, a gift shop, valet parking and more to make your stay the best it can be.

The Hyatt Regency

The Hyatt is considered luxury at its finest. This Downtown Austin hotel is sure to provide you every amenity you require for your stay.

Sit by the pool and observe the remarkable Downtown Austin view, workout in the fitness center or walk down to the Congress Avenue Bridge to see the bats.

Enjoy fine dining in their Hyatt Sushi venue, Marker 10 Spirits or the Southwest Bistro.

More hotel amenities include concierge, transportation and even baby services.

Enjoy a glass of wine at one of these luxury hotels in Downtown Austin.
Enjoy a glass of wine at one of these luxury hotels in Downtown Austin.

Four Seasons

Close to everything in Downtown Austin, the Four Seasons hotel is waiting for you.

Enjoy a room overlooking Lady Bird Lake or take in a view of Downtown Austin from your suite.

Transportation services are available and you'll also enjoy: complimentary newspaper, onsite spa, outdoor salt-water pool, fine dining in their onsite restaurant, Trio or have a cocktail in The Lobby Lounge.

InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel

A Five Star Alliance facility, this luxury hotel in Downtown Austin caters to guests looking to experience the true nature of Austin.

The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel is located on Congress and boasts an on-site bar and terrace as well as two restaurants to choose from; The Terrace and Roaring Fork.

There is also in-room dining available.

The Kimber Modern Boutique Hotel

"Discover a new way to stay in Downtown Austin."

The Kimber Modern Boutique Hotel was awarded the "2012 Texas Society of Architects Design Award" for a reason.

This hotel is not your typical hotel. Luxury, privacy and modern living make it a unique experience. You may never go back to a traditional hotel room again.

The Hilton Hotel

Located on East Fourth Street, near the Convention Center, this hotel is a Downtown Austin hotel is known for luxury.

Welcome to The Hilton, where you will find a business center for your use, meeting rooms, a clothing store and gift shop, in-house spa, outdoor pool and hot tub, a lounge area, fitness room and even transportation service.

For fine dining you only have to head downstairs to Finn & Porter or to the Liberty Tavern; the Hilton's onsite options.

Embassy Suites Hotel

Embassy Suites Hotel sits on Town Lake in Downtown Austin.

With their two-room suites you can bring the family on the next business trip to Austin but large suites aren't the only positive aspect of the hotel.

Enjoy a complimentary drink by the outdoor pool or enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast following your workout in the fitness center.

Mansion at Judge's Hill

Stay here if you appreciate history just as much as you appreciate luxury.

The Mansion at Judge's Hill is located off Rio Grande so you will need a rental car to get around anywhere beside the UT campus and a couple of museums.

Parking in Downtown Austin

Central Parking System at 815 Brazos Street

The Parking Spot at 1600 Texas 71

Classified Parking System at 101 west 6th Street

Downtown Austin Parking at 301 Congress Avenue

Ampco System Parking at 100 Congress Avenue

San Jacinto Garage at 2401 San Jacinto Blvd

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      Sydney Spence 4 years ago from Austin Texas

      @Austinstar ~ it's such a beautiful hotel and I love hearing the ghost stories about the place as well lol ;) Thanks for the comment!!

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      Lela 4 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

      My favorite is the Driskill. I hope the new owners don't kill the charm. But it would be hard to change the ambiance. It's a great hotel.

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      Sydney Spence 4 years ago from Austin Texas

      @ Muldercub ~ thank you for leaving a comment! I like to say Austin is like five areas in one with everything there is to do around here lol and of course our weather keeps us guessing sometimes so thats fun lol. Thanks for taking the time to read my hub. I appreciate that. :)