stayed 4 nights. had a room in circular tower facing highway rather than Town Lake. Room was small, poorly lit, with a view of parking garage and passing traffic. Bathroom was really TINY, old smelly shower curtains. Courtesy coffee machine somewhat oddly placed next to sink. A/C was effective in eliminating traffic noise by loud humming. Furniture rather run down. Went to restaurant for breakfast, not recommended: staff unfriendly, service extremely slow, got egg over easy rather than sunny side up after 20 min of waiting, potatoes smelled of old fat. found out about free-of-charge hotel van to downtown and airport only towards end of stay. front desk people were ok. got nice free breakfast including apple when departing at 5:30 a.m. Location odd, it is a 20 min walk to downtown, but not a pleasant one, next to highway. better get a hotel in area between 2nd and 6th east streets.
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- Welcome to the Live Music Capital of the World!Stay at Austin s Holiday Inn Town Lake and experience the comfort of 321 guest rooms, most overlooking Austin s scenic Hike & Bike trail and Lady Bird Lake, plus 3400 sq. ft. of flexible meeting/banquet space. A 100% smoke free facility, we are centrally located on IH35 & Lady Bird Lake and offer complimentary shuttle service (based upon availability) to Austin downtown s major attractions such as Texas State Capitol, Austin Convention Center, the University of Texas, the world famous Sixth Street/Warehouse Entertainment Districts offering local favorite bands, clubs & restaurants, and Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).The Holiday Inn Town Lake captures Austin s unique flavor and atmosphere, with bike, Segway and kayak rentals in the lobby, complimentary media room offering free blockbuster movies, free Wi-Fi and complimentary garage and surface lot parking. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, our Pecan Tree Restaurant offers casual dining at affordable prices and enjoy your favorite beverage and appetizer in our Tavern Lounge and view one of our three large flat screen TVs! Re-energize in our 24 hour exercise facility and outdoor heated roof top pool, which is the perfect place in Austin to enjoy a burnt orange Austin sunset! The Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake offers lots of services but our focus is to create a memorable experience at a reasonable price. Welcome to Austin and welcome to the Holiday Inn Town Lake! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake Hotel Austin
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