The hotel is in fantastic condition. The rooms are large and comfortable so it does not feel like you are trapped in a box whilst staying in. It is close to a number of great restaurants and bars, and walking distance to other attractions that the city of Austin offers. Staff were helpful and I could not fault one aspect of this hotel during my four night stay.
Tony from Sydney, Australia
Located in the heart of downtown Austin, 1 block from the Austin Convention Center, 2 blocks from the 6th Street …More
I chose this hotel because of its character and central location and we weren't disappointed. It is a grand old building that just oozes history and personality. Morning coffee is available from reception, and you can take it out onto one of the deep verandahs and enjoy watching Austin at work. The location could not be better for walking to bars and restaurants.
Had a cricket in my room, took several calls mostly to front desk and house keeping before I finally got an answer at the Conceirge desk. Disappinted in spa appointmets- triedto get a manicure or a massage. was tokd last appt @8, but a mani had to be dine by a certain time and a nasdagd by a certain time. i was attending a cinference so neither eorked, but keft windeting, what services then ARE acailable layer in the wvenjng? Otherwise, stay was flawless.
I could stay here just to enjoy the architecture alone, but add the convenient location, beautiful and clean room, extra-hospitable staff and amenities and the place is unbeatable. The small staff was attentive and kind, and we seemed to know many of them by name within our 3 days stay—they just took care of us. Don't you want to feel taken care of? The bartender, valet guys, waitress, and manager we spent time with all impressed. My husband complained that the shower didn't keep a hot temperature, but I didn't really notice. A complimentary crib was in our room before we arrived, which I really appreciated. Daily desserts, magazines and a really comfortable robe were little luxuries I liked. Our request for an iron & board and razor were met quickly. The valet left cold water in our cup holder after retrieving our car—we very much appreciated that! Our room no. 216 had the BEST 2nd story view of the pool, it physically overlooked it and we got a great breeze from the small balcony. The location was excellent, you could get anywhere in no time at all, and while the neighborhood is very walkable, keep in mind you're really in the heart of UT campus so most walkable food/drink options are of the fast food variety, but better options are under 10 minutes away.
Everything about the Radisson was A . From check-in through check-out the Radisson was a class act. The room was excellent, the staff helpful and friendly, and the atmosphere great. Don't know how this stay will ever be equaled by us.
If you want to stay somewhere off the beaten path, where most occupants wear suits and dresses, this is the place!! The room was nice, the food was good and service was excellent! It is off the beaten path, but only three blocks from the Capitol Building. I completely enjoyed the experience!!
This hotel is in the city center and is very close to 6th Street bars/restaurants. If you are in reasonably good health, you can walk to pretty much anything from this hotel. The bridge where the bats come out at night, is only about 3 blocks away. Capitol is probably 8-10 blocks as is the Bullock museum which is nearby. University of Texas Austin is a little further at maybe 2 miles (you may want to cab that if it's a hot day since the campus itself is a long walk). Long Center is a little way over the same bat bridge if you want to walk to a concert.
W Hotel itself was fantastic as they most often are. If you are fairly young or like that young/hip vibe, the W Hotel is the place for you. We stayed for 5 days & would often take a dip or lay out by the pool for a few hours after sightseeing all day. A liquor sponsor was there the weekend we were & provided free mixed cocktails which was an added bonus. All the different bar/lounge areas within the hotel have great service & atmosphere & play hip music. Hotel room was fairly large & modern. Word to the wise: if you are sharing your room with someone other than a spouse/lover, ask for a shower curtain. The whole bathroom is pretty much wide open and has clear glass shower door, so there is no privacy. We went the green route and volunteered to not have service while we were there (make beds, clean bathroom, etc) to get extra Starwood points. Added bonus: Starbucks attached to hotel, for those that need their morning fix.
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