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InterContinental Stephen F. Austin

InterContinental$170*
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#12 of 201 Hotels in Austin
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've stayed here quite a bit in past 8 years. One of best locations in downtown Austin. Close to 6 th street and on Congress. Hotel is clean, rooms are not large but very comfortable and staff have always been friendly. Elegant and class. Nice bar w outdoor patio on 2nd floor. Valet is not cheap but not much parking...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second time at this hotel, loved it last year, this year the service, the room, the food in the Club access combined all blew me away. Fantastic location. As a Platinum Ambassador, I was upgraded immediately and then told if I waited a little bit, they could move me to a 1 bedroom suite - sweet. Now sometimes a...

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

Thank you for staying with us again and for sharing your experience of the improvements we have made since your last visit. Thank you for being a Platinum Ambassador member, we appreciate your loyalty. We are sorry to hear about the loss in your family and hope that we were able to ease your loss. We are proud to know...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

His hotel has such great character, friendly staff, and right at the heart of downtown! Walked a few blocks to see the Capitol building and viewed what looked like a red carpet opening production at an old elaborate theatre. People dressed to the nines. I did get a glimpse of the workout room; it was really nice. Always a great...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We are proud to know that you enjoyed our hotels great character, friendly staff, and convenient location in the heart of downtown. Next time you are in town it will be our pleasure to have you stay with us again.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the best hotel in Austin! Large rooms, great beds, pillows that are not lumpy rocks, super shower, very friendly staff and good customer service!! I also think this is one of the best hotels on this chain. I'd make it a training facility for how to do it right!! And finally a wonderful bar with outdoor balcony seating!!

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We are proud to know that you think we are one of the best hotels in the chain and enjoyed your large room, great bed, wonderful bar and balcony and our very friendly staff. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Parking is now $40, $45 for "oversize" vehicles. We like the rooms. They are a good size and well kept. We like the location although it is a better location for night life and events. It's not as close for parks or the larger retail section of Congress. We enjoy the hotel. For an Intercontinental, you won't pick up much...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We apologize and would love to know what Ambassador membership perks you did not receive or expected to receive. We always want our Ambassador members in particular to know that we appreciate your loyalty. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your spacious complimentary upgraded room and our location...

Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family entertained at a wedding breakfast and the service and attention were outstanding. The food was delicious as well. All our requests were immediately carried out. The site was in a portion of the ballroom and doors were opened to the attractive balcony with seating there also. It is costly but you get more than your money's worth.

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We are proud to know that we could be part of making the wedding memorable for your family and that you enjoyed our delicious food, attractive balcony seating, attention to detail, and outstanding service. It would be our pleasure to have you stay with us again and to work with...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is outstanding. It is in the heart of downtown and is within walking distance to everything. The hotel staff was extremely accommodating. The room furnishings were as you would expect with the exception that the room was very, very small. There were two other areas that could be improved. - The bath towels were of poor quality and...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We apologize and thank you for your understanding regarding the size of our Traditional rooms and we are currently looking into why our towels feel rough. We are proud to know that you enjoyed our our outstanding location, room furnishings, and extremely accommodating staff. It would be our pleasure if,...

Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely hotel: luxurious rooms, well trained staff, and very nice amenities throughout. BUT, our trip was marred by the inability to get any sleep before 2:00 AM due to the nightclub 2 blocks down blasting EDM with a heavy bass beat. The sound travels straight up Congress Ave and the thoughtfully provided earplugs do very little to staunch...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We apologize and thank you for your understanding regarding the noise generated by the charity event to help support the historic Paramount Theatre, their largest charity event of the year. We are proud to know that you enjoyed our lovely hotel, luxirious rooms, very nice amenities, and well trained staff....

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Intercontinental met all expectations. The room (with its fetching pink door) was light and airy. The front desk service (accomplished by Will Binford) was welcoming, helpful, and informative. I would highly recommend this property.

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We are proud to know that we met all your expectations and that you enjoyed your light and airy room and that our front desk service particularly by Will was welcoming, helpful and informative. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Austin, TX, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a corner room on the 5th floor, but it was TINY. Felt a bit like a room in NY City. It was fully equipped with the things you'd expect, but the room size was a bit shocking. Very challenging for two people. Would have been ok for a single traveler I suppose. The hotel is pretty. Roaring Fork restaurant...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience of our historic hotel. We apologize and thank you for your understanding regarding the small size of our Traditional rooms which remain true to our original historic floor plan. We a pleased to know that you enjoyed all the amenities you have come to expect in your room, pretty hotel, Roaring Fork restaurant off...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Keeping it weird in style ever since we opened in 1924, thanks to the people of Austin who funded our construction! When we opened we were the tallest building in Austin at 10 stories tall. We have gotten a little taller, 15 stories currently, but the city has grown up around us over the years making us a hidden gem in the heart of downtown. We are located 1 block from 6th street, 3 blocks from the Capitol and walking distance to all the activities that make Austin the amazing city that it is. If you are looking for the true experience of Texas and Austin book a room with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Stephen F. Austin

Address: 701 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701-3216
Location: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $201 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — InterContinental Stephen F. Austin 4*
Number of rooms: 189
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Austin
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Ask for quiet room away from street”
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“Higher floor and bigger room”
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“High floor facing north (towards the Capitol)”
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