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InterContinental Stephen F. Austin

701 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701-3216
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Nice hotel in the heart of downtown
I live in Austin so don't often stay in the hotels downtown... more
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Austin, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Porter and valet top notch service. Accommodations disappointing and rank, literally. Get this, after being moved from a room where the porter almost gagged from the odor the next day our daughter arrived and was put in the same body odor room! Same front desk clerk. I inquired if the room would be much improved? Of course ma"am. My 30...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live in Austin so don't often stay in the hotels downtown. This is a nice hotel right on Congress in the thick of things. The hotel room that we stayed in was well equipped but small. The bathroom lacked counter space but not a big deal. Nice gym, great 1-person lap pool and nice jacuzzi. The Roaring Fork restaurant...

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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 convenient location in the heart of downtown Austin, nice gym, great 1-person lap pool, jacuzzi, and Stephen F. bar on the second floor with wrap around terrace right on Congress. It would be our...

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time on our trip to Austin. Nice hotel, good location, nice bar and decor... best part... the staff! The people at the InterContinental were so nice... they went above and beyond! I will definitely be back!

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Stephen F. A, Public 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 had a great time on your trip to Austin and that you enjoyed our nice hotel, good location, nice bar, and that the best part was our staff who went above and beyond for you. It...

Round Rock, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We selected the IC in Austin for a weekend getaway in our hometown of Austin. It was beautiful, excellent customer service, and wonderful amenities. The deluxe guest room was a perfect size and was nicely updated.

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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 thrilled that you selected our hotel for your weekend getaway and that you enjoyed your beautiful spacious deluxe room, wonderful amenities, and excellent customer service. We hope for your next weekend getaway that you will stay with us again.

Belton
Reviewed 5 days ago 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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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 location in the heart of downtown Austin, quite room, and that you had a fun experience of our great city. We apologize that you feel our pictures gave a false impression of the...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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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 proud to know that our staff were extremely responsive and helpful when your wife experienced some medical issues and made certain to stay nearby to insure you received the needed assistance. Best wishes to you and your wife. We hope you...

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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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 thrilled to know that you had a fabulous stay with us while attending a family wedding and that you enjoyed relaxing in our lobby, delicious restaurant food and our extremely accommodating staff. It would be our pleasure to have you stay...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 6 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 6 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 6 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.

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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
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Babysitting
  • 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: $313 - $678 (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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#4 Business Hotel in Austin
#5 Luxury Hotel in Austin
#8 Romantic Hotel in Austin
#14 Green Hotel in Austin
#15 Family Hotel in Austin
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“2 move to room was fine - each time we were moved”
 of 5 bubbles rv815, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“if you want/need a big room be sure to check the details or inquire.”
 of 5 bubbles jonathanbE2853KJ, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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