According to my online booking site, this hotel was "in downtown close to the big sights", that is true if you're going to spend $40/round trip to the proper downtown (i.e., 6th Street, State Capitol, Univ of TX). An alternative is renting a car. Our room had little black insects (which we could not identify); the wall cooler/heater did not work properly (it would not heat up the room & it would not regulate the degree of coldness). The jacuzzi was par for the course but don't get into that pool as it is not heated. The beds were comfortable & the decor was pleasant. The staff was beyond friendly & always attentive. Housekeeping service was poor--had to ask multiple times for tea/toiletries to be replaced.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Conveniently located at the Crossroads of the Capitol City minutes from Downtown Austin and the Texas State Capitol, guests appreciate our dedication in ensuring each stay is enjoyable. Our convenient central location at I-35 & Hwy 290 provides easy access to the area s top corporate centers & major attractions. Super Shuttle offers transportation to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Relax in one of 293 newly renovated guest rooms featuring the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage . The executive floor, with private elevator key access, offers upgraded amenities and an executive lounge serving breakfast, and beer & wine each weekday. Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet in all guest rooms, lobby, and business center make it easy to catch up on those last minute e-mails. Workouts in the fitness center are convenient with 24-hour guest key access, and afterwards enjoy a refreshing dip in our outdoor pool or Jacuzzi. Guests enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Crossroads Grille, and then also enjoy your favorite beverage in Crossroads Lounge. With one of the largest ballrooms in the area, the Crowne Plaza is The Place to Meet offering 12,000 square feet of event space. Area Businesses: Dell, Applied Materials, Samsung, Dell Children s Hospital, IBM, Intel, Siemens, & University of Texas. Area Attractions: 6th Street, Warehouse District, UT, Austin Convention Center, Barton Springs, LBJ Presidential Library, Arboretum, Round Rock AAA baseball team and Disch Falk Field. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel Austin
- Austin Crowne Plaza