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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This hotel is gorgeous--clean and comfortable and located in a great part of town. There are plenty of bars and restaurants within walking distance, and the Austin City Limits concert venue is actually attached to the building. My room and bathroom were spacious and on the sixth floor I had a veranda overlooking the beautiful roof-top pool (in the summer...

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello Jenna, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you loved your stay with us, especially FIT. Our team strives to make stays memorable and it looks like we succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to W Austin again soon and maybe even a show at ACL. Best Regards, Drew McQuade General Manager

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was the first hotel I stayed in at Austin. It is rare to find a hotel with high ranking in every area. The service is spectacular. The food is delicious, the rooms are extremely clean and the gym is awesome! The location is perfect and the fireplace area is great for relaxing and having a glass of wine. I...

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you loved your stay with us and cozied up at the fireplace with a glass of wine. Our team strives to make stays memorable and it looks like we succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to W Austin again soon. Best Regards, Drew McQuade General Manager

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 27 October 2016

During F1 week, it is a quite busy here, so the bars and restaurants are busy and have a great energy. Staff at the W are welcoming and try to assist at every move. Rooms are odd shapes, and our room must have the smallest king size bed in the USA. This is Texas too... so no idea how anyone...

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. F1 is such a busy week for us and i'm glad you enjoyed the location and surrounding bars and restaurants. Our team strives to make every stay memorable and I am disappointed that we did not deliver that experience for you. I would love the opportunity to discuss your concerns directly. Please feel to...

boca raton
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The rooms at all the W Hotels I've ever stayed in tend to be very nicely furnished but they never have enough room for clothing. No dresser to be found although there was a small closet. The bathroom was very nice and they have wonderful amenities by Bliss Spa. The restaurant, Trace was very nice and the wait staff was...

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you loved your stay with us and had time to check out FIT and dine at TRACE. Our team strives to make stays memorable and it looks like we succeeded. We are currently looking at storage solutions for clothes, as this is a huge request among guests. We look forward...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 October 2016

While this hotel is expensive, if you want a great location in downtown Austin with a beautiful hotel you should choose this place. The pool is great, the bar is fun, and the rooms were very nice. I went for business and loved staying at the W.

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you loved your stay with us and got a chance to go to WET and enjoy our amazing bars in the Living Room. Our team strives to make stays memorable and it looks like we succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to W Austin again soon. Best Regards,...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Location is very convenient to exploring Austin, however some issues... valet blocked our car as we were trying to leave and although he saw us sitting there trying to exit, he pulled someone elses car up and they took their sweet time leaving. Since he got a good tip from the entitled old msn, he just shrugged at us, like...

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am sorry you experienced delay at valet and no empathy at the concierge during your stay. Our team strives to make every stay memorable and I am disappointed that we did not deliver that experience for you. I would love the opportunity to discuss your concerns directly. Please feel to contact me at...

Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was in Austin for a conference being held at the hotel itself and had a wonderful stay. Check in was efficient and friendly. My room was quite large with two queen beds and a nice view of the river, a large bathroom area, some snacks for a fee (though no mini-fridge/mini-bar), Apple + micro USB charging cables, bathrobes, iron...

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you loved your stay with us and had a chance to experience our wonderful amentities offered here at W Austin. Our team strives to make stays memorable and it looks like we succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to W Austin again soon. Best Regards, Drew McQuade General...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a great experience at this hotel! It was pretty, clean, convenient to everything. My husband left his glasses there, 3 weeks later we called and they still had them. They got them back to him in 3 days! Very nice staff. We would definitely recommend staying here!

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello Christie, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you loved your stay with us and that our security team found your glasses and returned them in a timely manner. Our team strives to make stays memorable and it looks like we succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to W Austin again soon. Best Regards, Drew...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We spent two nights at the W - coincidentally during the ACL festival, as a result the hotel was pretty much at full capacity and a little pricier than normal. The lobby area is dark and stylish as per other W hotels. Our room was large and clean and over looked the lake with great sunrise views. Bathroom was large...

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. Our team strives to make every stay memorable and I am disappointed that we did not deliver that experience for you during check out and with a restaurant recommendation. However, I am glad you enjoyed your room, WET and the wonderful views of Lady Bird Lake. I would love the opportunity to discuss your...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stayed here for a birthday weekend with my spouse and friends. This hotel has everything you need for a fun time: location near the hot night spots, excellent restaurants within walking distance and excellent hotel staff to assist with every need. As an SPG Gold Member, I expected this location to be fabulous an it exceeded my level of expectations....

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WAustinMgr, General Manager at W Austin, responded to this review

Hello Rudy, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you loved your stay with us and enjoyed your corner room overlooking the city. Our team strives to make stays memorable and it looks like we succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you back to W Austin again soon for a relaxing stay. Best Regards, Drew McQuade General Manager

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Trace - W - Austin
Trace - W - Austin
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Living Room
Living Room
Cuisines: American
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel, located in downtown Austin, is next door to the famed Austin City Limits music venue. Our boutique hotel rooms are stylish and comfortable, we also offer over 10,000 sqft of event space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W Austin

Address: 200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-3928
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: €305 - €739 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — W Austin 4*
Number of rooms: 251
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Also Known As:
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W Austin Texas
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Austin
#4 Spa Hotel in Austin
#7 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#9 Luxury Hotel in Austin
#11 Business Hotel in Austin
#30 Family Hotel in Austin
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Ask for a room without a pillar in the middle (we didn't have one and our room was big and great)”
  • Congress Avenue Bridge from the hotel
 of 5 bubbles Olantro, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the Spectacular Room and it was VERY SMALL”
 of 5 bubbles 678DonnaW678, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“River views are sunny and beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles PaulP427, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Spacious modern rooms, dont pay for deck room, waste of money”
 of 5 bubbles X4413ZAlisah, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view, and ask for Benjamin!”
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