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InterContinental Stephen F. Austin

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   701 Congess Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014
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Houston, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I was born and raised in the country where it was considered pretentious to wear socks with your shoes. So as I entered the beautiful, richly appointed foyer, I confess I was a bit gawky and starry-eyed. If the staff noticed they certainly didn't indicate it as they treated me warmly as a welcome guest. We had an upper-floor suite... More

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Hello William B from Houston, TX, and thank you for that 5 Star survey! I was smiling as I read it...not only was it complimentary of our property and staff, but you also provided tips for husbands and business travelers! Houston's not far away, come on back and let us spoil you some more. You don't even have to wear... More

Yatte Yattah, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Prior to our arrival we upgraded to a suite. Great decision! Our suite was extremely spacious with a very large lounge room. The bed was luxuriously huge. The main bathroom was massive with a lovely well lit seating area for doing makeup etc. During the day the room was light and airy with the curtains opened and dark and quiet... More

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

PrincessPenny, thank you for taking time to share feedback from your recent stay with us! It sounds like you were able to take advantage of our local eateries and enjoy downtown Austin to it's fullest! Hope we are able to welcome you back real soon! More

Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

It was great when I needed assistance in the business center Tammie Linden was so helpful. The concierge also was great in suggesting a place for dinner A very friendly check in and my luggage got to the room right away.

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and that Tammie and our Concierge were able to make it even more enjoyable. We strive to be everything for everybody, glad to have met your needs. Take care. More

Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We chose to stay at the Stephen F. Austin on a VERY busy weekend in Austin. Even with the high volume of guests and other visitors, the staff at the hotel was incredibly attentive and helpful. KARSTEN made us feel very welcome at check-in and throughout our stay. TAMMIE went above and beyond finding us a last-minute town car after... More

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Thank you for that 5 Star review, and for the shout out to Tammie and Karsten, both excellent staff that are 100% guest conscious. I'm be sure to share this with them! Come see us again real soon, and take care. More

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The location could not have been better. Walk able to countless restaurants, shopping and the capital. Beautiful outside terrace where you can relax, have a drink and watch the city go by. A convenient Austin bike sharing station located in the back of the hotel. Staff was knowledgeable on directions and what to do in Austin. Bell boys were attentive... More

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Kelly, thank you for those wonderful comments! We take great pride in not only our location, but our incredible staff; thank you for a shout-out on their behalf. Is always nice to hear how we're doing....come on back and see us just as soon as you can! Take care. More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Concierge & staff provided fabulous service. We had a beautiful room. Beautiful lobby. The location was in walking distance of main attractions. We travel often for business. I would definitely stay here again.

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Sharon we're thrilled to have met so many of your needs while you were in Austin, and looking forward to seeing you again real soon! More

Los Angeles, California
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were very comfortable in our lovely room with efficient and practical layout. Upgraded to a suite, we had the extra luxury of an extra half bath. Really lovely traveling as a couple, especially if you are on different schedules. The bath had everything I appreciate, good water pressure in the shower, a tub, excellent lighting in an area to... More

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Hello Ann and thank you so much for that wonderful review! Please do come back and see us the next time your travels bring you from sunny California to Austin! Take care. More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We spent over $2000 on a 4 night stay. Everything was going ok until we returned to our hotel after our first evening out in Austin. The room was untouched. The bed wasn't made, the towels weren't changed, nothing. We spoke to the manager and the best he could offer us was free breakfast which was already included in the... More

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. It is my understanding you have made contact with our management team and the issues you mentioned have been resolved. Should you need additional assistance, or have questions/comments, please don't hesitate to contact me. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Good location, hotel a little dated, (similar to IC Mark Hopkins in San Fr), service unrivalled. Valet parking at $33 per night a little on the steep side ($20 across the road). Breakfast buffet very limited in choice. Super and welcoming staff.

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that very nice review! Hope to see you again very soon! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We came to Austin for getaway weekend. City was so active and clean. Hotel was clean and all of the staff was accomodating and friendly. The valet staff was fast an very welcoming as well as giving great recommendations for our visit. Definitely will return again:)

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StepheFAustinHotel, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, responded to this review

Hello Nancy, from the InterContinental in Austin! We're so glad you chose us for your get-away weekend! Come on back real soon, we miss you! More

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Address: 701 Congess Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
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Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — InterContinental Stephen F. Austin 4*
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Austin #4 Business Hotel in Austin #7 Romantic Hotel in Austin #21 Family Hotel in Austin
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Affectionately known as the 'Stephen F' by native Austinites, the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin has been part of the city scene for more than 60 years. A central location three blocks from the Capitol puts you within walking distance of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the University of Texas and the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail. ... more   less 
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