W Austin

Austin, TX United States
Neighborhood: Second Street District

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2018:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests served in restaurant
  • $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit, to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 251 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Contemporary
VIBE: Hip
City Life Local Immersion Wellness

W Austin

Neighborhood: Second Street District
Address:
200 Lavaca Street
Austin, TX 78701
United States
Nearest Airport:
Austin-bergstrom International (AUS)
6 mi / 9 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Business Center
  • Conference Facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Wakeup Calls


Recreation
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Spa

About Us

Welcome to W Austin, a new luxury hotel in downtown Austin - located in the Second Street District and next door to the famed Austin City Limits music venue, in the center of the Live Music Capital of the World.Austin's Second Street District features six-blocks of shopping, dining and entertainment venues and is located north of Town Lake, along the south edge of downtown Austin, TX. Hotel guests of the new W Austin Hotel will love the fact that they are located in the heart of this vibrant and pedestrian-friendly area, surrounded by local shops, restaurants, the Austin Convention Center, City Hall and many things to do while visiting Austin.
Indulge in rock star comforts of our 251 rooms—perfectly positioned windows with postcard views of Lady Bird Lake or the downtown skyline, and our signature amenities. For an encore, our Whatever/Whenever service makes all wishes come true.Check out images from local photographer Scott Newton's collection of Austin City Limits shots from the last 35 years, every room featuring its own unique portrait of music in play. With in-room recycling and Bricor Vac.Flow Venturi showers producing powerful pressure at low flow rates, it's easy to keep Austin weird and green—the hotel is passionately committed to upholding the strictest ecologically friendly and sustainable practices possible.When you check in, escape to state-of-the-art entertainment where the unique energy and cutting edge culture of Austin surges through a whirlwind swirl of high-energy interiors, vivid design, cutting-edge technology and uniquely modern amenities. The signature W bed with 300-thread-count linen and goose duvet. Custom-made furnishing. Dual-line wireless phones. Bliss Spa sinkside six. High Speed Internet Access. Spectacular in-room fun.
Conscious cuisine thoughtfully re-defined as locavorous gastronomy, bursting with a cornucopia of Central Texas flavors. AtTrace, local, sustainable produce infused with international flair is what's for dinner.Enter theLiving Room, where we've knocked down the walls of traditional lobby design to create a place where you can open your mind and feel alive while indulging in farm-to-cocktail caucusing.Laze on deck chairs by the pool soaked in sun rays, cocktail in hand and listen to the sounds of summer in the air. The WET Bar is where it's at.
Designed with you in mind, the treatment rooms at AWAY Spaat W Austin allow flexibility to fit your schedule. Let us show you that true relaxation is more than skin deep. Whether you’re slinking from the city or cooling your heels from a summer festival, let us whisk you AWAY from it all.With an extravagant spread of indoor treatment areas for total privacy and complete renewal, succumb to natural healing therapies sensationally performed by superstar therapists. Seven charcoal-accented treatment rooms, where you'll enjoy essential oils, massage gels, body scrubs and wraps designed specially for our spa, and you, and a luxe nail lounge with mani-pedi stations and a 52" TV. Each treatment room and mani-pedi station has its own iPod docking station so you can relax to your own personal mix, or let us whip you up a playlist.
In our 3,600-square-feet, state-of-the-art, fully-equippedSWEAT Fitness Centeron the fourth floor, champs like you were born to run. Stretch high and reach for the sky where energizing is easy, whether you prefer yoga, lifting, cycling or just jogging. Gym rats and fitness warriors will love the comprehensive array of treadmills, elliptical machines and stationary bikes mounted with LCD TVs and iPod docking stations (complimentary headphones available), while a 46" wall-mounted TV makes sure you never skip a beat on the news.

Best of the Best

Located in the 2nd Street District, W Austin takes center stage in the “Live Music Capital of the World.” You’ll feel like a rock star while lounging in your VIP cabana next to the WET® pool, getting a massage or sipping delightful spirits. You never know who you’ll meet in the Living Room, an inspired sitting area designed with four unique spaces, captivating views, a fireplace and plenty of fun. Anything you want is yours, thanks to Whatever/Whenever® Service. Every custom-designed room has a unique musical take, as well as a postcard-perfect view of the city or Lady Bird Lake.

Hotel Tip

The hotel is located adjacent to the ACL-LIVE venue, home of the famed KLRU Austin City Limits television show and host to musical artists ranging from Willie Nelson to Janet Jackson.

Location

Address
200 Lavaca Street
Austin, TX 78701
United States
Neighborhood
Second Street District
Nearest Airport
Austin-bergstrom International (AUS), 6 Miles / 9 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Cozy Room

Get up and close and personal with all the rock star comforts of W Hotels, starting with the queen-sized signature W bed with custom Sferra bed throws, 300-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, goose-down comforter, pillows and LED accent lights above the headboard. The state-of-the-art entertainment system harmonizes with a 40" Samsung LCD TV and Sonoro for W Hotels clock radio with iPod docking station, as an oversized work desk with cordless phones and High Speed Internet Access means you're always plugged in. The fabulous Munchie Box has delightful treats for whenever.


The bathroom is headlined by a Greek tub with a Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerhead that produces power pressures while minimizing water usage. A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the WC, and Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete the look. (287 – 298 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  Wonderful Room

  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Non-Smoking
  • Complimentary Newspaper
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Wonderful Room

Waking up is Wonderful when you get to see the sun rise over postcard views of the city through perfectly positioned windows. Inside, the signature W bed with custom Sferra bed throws, 300-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, goose-down comforter and pillows inspire neverending snuggling while the minibar tower and headboard feature LED accent lights.  The state-of-the-art entertainment system takes centerstage with a 40" Samsung LCD TV and Sonoro for W Hotels clock radio with iPod docking station. As an oversized work desk with cordless phones and High Speed Internet Access serve as your power chord to the world, delight in treats from the fabulous Munchie Box whenever you want.


The bathroom is headlined by a Greek tub with a Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerhead that produces power pressures while minimizing water usage. A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the WC, and Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete the design. (323 – 410 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  Fabulous Room

  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Non-Smoking
  • Complimentary Newspaper
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Fabulous Room

Fabulous Rooms offer great city views of downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake.  There's never a dull moment with our state-of-the-art in-room entertainment, featuring a 40" LCD TV, iPod docking station, Sonoro alarm clock with radio and culturally aware media library available through Whatever/Whenever®. Enjoy the unique design upon your entry into this Fabulous Room, with a canvas pillar inspired by American artist Barnett Newman transforming functionality into art and an original print by ACL contributing photographer Scott Newton highlighted by a custom designed red and white zigzag wallpaper.


The bathroom is headlined by a Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerhead that produces power pressures while minimizing water usage in the shower (no tubs are available in the Fabulous room). A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the WC, and Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete the design. (407 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  Spectacular Room

  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Non-Smoking
  • Complimentary Newspaper
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Spectacular Room

With views of Lady Bird Lake, the Spectacular Room is perfect for a couple or business traveler needing a break from the bustle of downtown Austin. Unwind in our signature W bed available in two queens or one king configurations or catch up on your busy business day at our oversized work desk with all the office amenities you need. Enjoy amazing photography by Scott Newton, a local Austin photographer, that is also available for purchase.  Lounge away on the comfy red serpentine chiase lounge or chair in our plush bathrobes and enjoy our state-of-the-art in-room entertainment has to offer-40" LCD TV, iPod docking station and Sonoro alarm clock with radio, and a stylish and culturally aware media library available through Whatever/Whenever®.


The bathroom is headlined by a Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerhead that produces power pressures while minimizing water usage. A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the WC, and Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete the design. (323 – 410 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  Cool Corner Suite

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  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Non-Smoking
  • Complimentary Newspaper
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Cool Corner Suite

It's all about the image, so the first thing you'll see when you enter are stunning views through wraparound windows in this one-bedroom suite in corner locations-it looks as good as it sounds. The stripped down, exposed concrete that is part of the suite's custom-designed interior is architecture appreciation unplugged, enhancing your awareness of the hotel's construction and structure.


In the bedroom, your batteries have never been recharged so happily as in the signature W bed with custom Sferra bed throws, 300-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, goose-down comforter and pillows with LED accent lights above the headboard. Stretch out on the red chaise lounge as you flick on the 40" Samsung LCD TV if you want your MTV. You'll find yourself primping for your début with a glass-enclosed shower with Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerheads that produces the perfect amount of pressure to wake you from your sleep while minimizing water usage, and separate Kohler bathtub nestled in the windowside niche. A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the water closet, and a separate vanity area with white ottoman provides a perfect spot to sit. Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete this gig. (576 - 638 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  Fantastic Suite

  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Non-Smoking
  • Complimentary Newspaper
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Fantastic Suite

The W Austin one-bedroom Fantastic Suite features colors of silver and gray and exposed concrete edged in this urban sanctuary, where you'll behold a breathtaking gallery collection of photographs by Scott Newton.  Come alive in the living room, where you can cozy up on the suede sofa, accented by overhead cove lighting and a Twiggy floor lamp. Catch a flick on the 52" Samsung LCD TV, or connect to anywhere in the world at the oversized work desk with High Speed Internet Access, dual line cordless phones and ultra-chic red Molteni chair. Combat that snack attack with a delectable selection from the delightful Munchie Box. Curl up in a plush W spa robe and unwind. When it's sleepy time, your bedroom awaits with the king-sized signature W bed with pillow-top mattress, 300-thread-count sheets and goose down comforter and pillows, and a 40" LCD TV and Sonoro for W Hotels Clock Radio with iPod Docking Station.


The full bathroom is a big hit with two sinks, the Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerhead that produces power pressures while minimizing water usage, and separate Kohler bathtub. A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the WC, and Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete the design. (839 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  Marvelous Suite

  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Non-Smoking
  • Complimentary Newspaper
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Marvelous Suite

We thought you'd enjoy the overly generous dimensions of the downtown Austin Marvelous Suite with two bedrooms and a spacious living area with more than enough space for business, pleasure and everything in between.  Relax in the living room on a comfortable red sofa or red slipper chair surrounded by chic design. Under the cool light of the Moooi oval shade, the blackened steel and wood veneer dining table is surrounded by six Molteni & C red chairs (available in only one of the Marvelous Suites). Not only will you enjoy taking care of business at our oversized work desk with High Speed Internet Access, a dual-line speakerphone with voicemail capabilities allows you to network with the world at your fingertips.


You'll find yourself devoted to two full bathrooms with Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerheads that produce power pressures while minimizing water usage, the master bathroom also plays host to a separate Kohler bathtub. A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the water closet, and a separate vanity area with white ottoman offers a perfect spot to sit. Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete the design. (1058 - 1128 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  WOW Suite




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  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
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  • Non-Smoking
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WOW Suite

Only one word describes this spaciously fashion-inspired two-bedroom suite-WOW. Located on the Southeast corner of W Austin, the Wow Suite showcases sprawling wrap around windows, letting you chill as you take in the serene lake views that are all yours.  Stretch out on the comfy silver sofa, grab a seat on one of the white ottomans or feel like a queen (or king) on the B&B Italia chairs. Reach for a cool concoction or a fine vintage from the white tufted leather bar accented with Flavor Paper wallpaper at the back bar. Add a delectable delight from the fun Munchie Box, and you're ready to kick back like never before-you might never want to get up again. You'll always feel inspired at the oversized work desk with comfy office chair, where you'll zoom to virtually anywhere with High Speed Internet Access and dual line cordless phones while taking care of business.


Both bedrooms feature the signature W bed with custom Sferra bed throws, 300-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, goose-down comforter and pillows with LED accent lights above the headboard, a great spot to plan your comeback in a big way the next day. With the Sonoro for W Hotels Clock Radio with iPod docking station and a wall-mounted 46" Samsung LCD TV, the fun never ends. The master bedroom also features a vanity area so you will always strut your best stuff. We won't hold it against you if you spend too much time in the bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers with Bricor Vac.Flow Venture showerheads that produce power pressures while minimizing water usage. A guitar strap-inspired graphic along the edge of the mirror sets the mood as vintage David Hicks-inspired wallpaper is featured in the water closet, and Bliss® Spa sinkside six bath amenities complete the design. (1307 square feet)


Next applicable upgrade category:  N/A

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  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Non-Smoking
  • Complimentary Newspaper
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Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
City Life, Local Immersion, Wellness
Vibe Hip
Room Style Contemporary
Number of Rooms 251
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

An early departure fee of one night's room and tax applies to guests checking out prior to their departure date confirmed at check-in, if the hotel is not notified by 4pm the day before the new departure date. Please check the terms of your reservation for specific conditions or exceptions.  


Standard checkout is at 12pm. A late checkout fee of half the daily rate will be charged for late checkouts between 12pm and 3pm. For any checkout after 3pm a full nightly rate will be charged. All late checkouts are based on demand and the hotel's ability to offer it.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

Please inquire.

Accepted Forms of Payment

We require a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club and Carte Blanche) to be presented at check-in. While cash is accepted, a credit card is required at check-in for incidentals.  Debit and Credit cards will be authorized at check-in for the amount of your stay, plus an amount to cover incidentals. The authorization will hold the funds until check out, at which time the amount actually incurred during the stay will be charged. Authorized amounts may take up to 30 days after departure to be released by your bank or financial institution and the hotel will not be responsible for any resulting fees or charges.


The hotel does not accept credit card authorization forms. To arrange payment with a third-party credit card, please contact the hotel's accounting department at least 72 hours prior to arrival at (512) 542-3642 or WAustinCCAuthorization@whotels.com. After hours, please contact the manager on duty. Third-party credit card(s) are not accepted for arrivals within 72 hours.

Terms & Conditions

Extra Bedding Policy

Our Whatever/Whenever service will be thrilled to provide a crib for our wee guests, available by request. Rollaway beds are also available by request in select rooms and all suites, one per room, for a fee of $30 per day. Please advise of your needs while making your reservation.

Pet Policy

We welcome cats and dogs 40 pounds or less. Guests must sign a waiver upon check-in and will be charged $25 per pet per day above the room rate. There is also a non-refundable $100 cleaning fee regardless of length of stay.

Smoking Policy

We strictly enforce a no-smoking policy throughout all guest rooms and indoor public spaces. A $500 deep cleaning fee will apply to any guest who smokes in the room.

Suite Policy

While the sky's the limit, we do not allow events in our suites. If you're looking to host an intimate affair, our catering team will assist with fulfilling your wish. A maximum of 4 guests are permitted in a suite or guest room at any one time (8 are permitted in WOW Suites and the Extreme WOW Suite). Any compensation given to guests disturbed by you or your guests may be charged to your account at the hotel’s discretion.



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2018:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests served in restaurant
  • $100 USD Equivalent Spa Services credit, to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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By: Anon


Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2013

The hotel is nice, good location Did not know about virtuoso amenities Had to fight very hard to get them Brought our pets and they did not do anything listed on their website that they say they do for pets For the price, i would not recommend unless they get their service level up Might give them another chance
Travel Advisor:  Sandra Ortiz