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InterContinental Stephen F. Austin

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Belton
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This hotel is a great location for getting around doing much of what there is in Austin. We literally parked our car with the valet on arrival and didn't need it again until we left. We had a fun experience at the improve place right next store. I was a little surprised the concierge knew nothing about it when I...

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San Antonio, Texas
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my wife had some medical issues while we were in the hotel. The staff was extremely responsive and helpful. They called EMS and stayed nearby to insure we received the needed assistance. we are very grateful the management and staff.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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We were there for a family wedding. The hotel was fabulous. All staff were extremely accommodating. The lobby was a great place to hang out. The restaurant food was delicious. It was an outstanding stay.

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Handsome lobby and most rooms are cramped. The location was excellent since it was near many trendy restaurants and bars. The flip side to that was that we could hear techno music playing late into the night from across the street, and we were on the 8th floor!

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our historic hotel and for sharing your experience. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our handsome lobby and excellent location. We apologize for the music playing late into the night and for the small size of our Traditional room types. We hope that the next time you are in...

Westminster, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is very nice, staff is super accommodating and the rooms are comfortable and spacious; however, there is construction going on directly across the street from the hotel that begins at 3am. Texas state law allows this. I was staying in Austin for work and had flown directly from my vacation in Thailand. 30 hours of traveling all I...

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our historic hotel and for sharing your experience. We are pleased to know that you found our hotel to be very nice, comfortable spacious rooms, and our very nice super accommodating hotel staff. We apologize and thank you for your understanding regarding the construction across the street. Next time you are...

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was great! I ended up in a small suite with a couch, but I did hear from others that the regular rooms were kind of small. When booking, I would keep that in mind. Staying for work and being busy, I would be fine either way, but if you need to spend more time in your room, I'd...

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our historic hotel and for sharing your experience. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your suite with a couch, Slake Cafe next door, and our friendly accommodating staff. Next time you are in town it will be our pleasure to have you stay with us again.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great room, fantastic and engaged staff. Appreciated all the power outlets, especially on the bedside tables. Comfy furniture! Thank you for being so helpful and friendly. Room service breakfast was really delicious.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our historic hotel and for sharing your experience. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your great room, easily access to multiple power outlets, comfy furniture, delicious room service breakfast, and most of all that our staff was fantastic and engaging. It would be our pleasure if, next time you...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We moved our bi-annual legislative reception to this hotel in January 2017 and could not be more pleased. Facility, food, planning, service, guest rooms -- plus LOCATION! It was the most successful event we have hosted. Thank you Jeanine, Julie, Michael, Javier, Anthony, and everyone else who had a part. You exceeded all expectations!

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our historic hotel and for sharing your experience. We are honored that you chose to host your bi-annual legislative reception with us this year and that our event staff was part of making it the most successful event you have hosted. We are very proud to know that Jeanine, Julie, Michael,...

Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel provides a perfect setting, historical, close to the capitol. I loved the location and the ambiance. My organization was holding a reception for state and local officials. We had wonderful service from the events staff and dining staff for our menu and event. Thanks!

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our historic hotel and for sharing your experience. We are delighted to know you enjoyed the perfect ambiance of our historical setting, convenient location, and that our event staff provided wonderful service for your organizations reception of state and local officials. It would be our pleasure to have you stay with...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel, great front desk service, young man with glasses very helpful. Front door staff made sure everyone got in from the unusual cold weather quickly. During U of Texas winter break a lot of restaurants shut down, that was my only complaint - but that is not on the hotel's end!

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our historic hotel and for sharing your experience. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our great valet and front desk service. Next time you are in town it will be our pleasure to have you stay with us again.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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
Region: United States > Texas > Austin
Price Range: $301 - $620 (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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Intercontinental Austin
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Austin
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“The rooms are very nice and comfortable. There is construction going on across the street from the hotel that begins at 3am. Texas state law allows this. Make sure to ask for a room away from the construction. I came to Austin for my Company's Annual Sales Kick Off straight from my vacation in Thailand. 30 hours of traveling, all I want to do is sleep and I'm awoken at 3am to concrete chunks thrown into a dumpster. I called the front desk almost in tears from sleep deprivation and they were very kind to change my room. They even upgraded me to a suite. The staff could not have been more accommodating. are very nice and comfortable. There is construction going on across the street from the hotel that begins at 3am. Texas state law allows this. Make sure to ask for a room away from the construction. ”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeGabsterLives, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I ended up in a suite with a couch, but I did hear from others that the regular rooms were kind of small. When booking, I would keep that in mind. Staying for work and being busy, I would be fine either way, but if you need to spend more time in your room, I'd make sure you book one of the larger suites. ”
 of 5 bubbles jenrV7510PN, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I was able to experience a suite! Perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles MizToe, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable bed and great wi-fi service”
 of 5 bubbles wildcatkurt88, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check whether there is still construction on the South Side going on. The North Side also faces the State Capitol Building”
  • View of Congress Avenue and the State Capitol Building from Room 1510
 of 5 bubbles Nsl1952, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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