Our Downtown Austin Hotel Is Close To It All
605 Davis Street, Austin, TX 78701
There's a saying around here: “Keep Austin Weird.” It's not just a familiar phrase. Take a look around and you'll see it's a way of life. Folks wear it with pride.
We'll dial you into what's what, from hitting live music joints to staking out a spot (other than our sweet deck) to see the world's largest urban bat colony emerge in summer. Sounds weird maybe, but it's really a thing and it's something else. We'll have you living life as the locals do in no time. We're quirky and we know it, so we clap our hands. Austin might be weird, but in the best way.
Live Music Capital of the World
Austin and music go together like brisket and barbecues, which is why major, must-attend events call ATX home. But you don't have to be here at a certain time of year to enjoy live music — every night of the week, there are toe-tapping tunes in every corner of this fair city.
South By Southwest
A unique opportunity for digital creatives from around the world to network with like-minded professionals who share an affinity for cutting-edge experiences.
Founded in 2002, and inspired by the music television series of the same name, the Austin City Limits Music Festival is one of the city’s largest annual music events. Who will you see this year?
Three acres of natural underground spring fed pool with an average temperature of 68 degrees running straight through the heart of downtown Austin, TX. Fun fact - actor Robert Redford learned to swim at Barton Springs when he was five years old while visiting family in Austin.
Lady Bird Lake
Running through the heart of Austin, Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) is the easternmost of a chain of reservoirs on the Colorado River. It is home to many outdoor recreational opportunities including the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, retro boats, and more.
Prohibition may be a thing of the past, but Austin is full of speakeasies and secret bars nestled behind the hustle and bustle of the city. From extensive rum lists at The Lost Lei, to the members only Here Nor There, to one of Austin’s oldest speakeasy-style bars, Midnight Cowboy, there are plenty of hidden gems scattered around the city.
Man’s Best Friend
Planning a trip with your best four-legged friend? You’ve found the right city. Austin is filled with restaurants, bars, co-working spaces, and more that are built specially for you and your canine companion.
Rainey Street is where people can appreciate craft brews and local spins on classic cocktails. Shaded patios and backyard spaces feel like a friendly neighborhood block party. Best of all - we’re right in the heart of it. Each bar is truly unique, making it hard to pick the top ones. Below are just a few of our favorites to get you started on your Rainey Street experience.
University of Texas
One of the biggest colleges in the country, the University of Texas at Austin has a big personality to match, not to mention a pretty big-time football team — perhaps you've heard of a little group called the Longhorns? Other can't-miss spots on campus include the prestigious LBJ Presidential Library, beautiful Blanton Museum of Art, and the UT Tower. Hook 'em Horns!
Circuit of the Americas
Located in the rolling hills just outside of downtown, Circuit of The Americas – or COTA – is the United States’ premier destination for world-class motorsports, hosting some of the biggest names in racing, action sports, and music since 2012.