Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin  4 stars

701 Congress Avenue, Austin, United States, 78701  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Everything works - Views are generally nonexistant - No pool, no self park
  • Great location right by the driscoll - Excellent restaurant - Shower is to die for
  • Location is outstanding - Service isn't the greatest - Bed and bathroom were excellent
  • Staff was great - Free breakfast - Rooms are ok
  • Amazing hotel - Promixity to downtown is excellent - Breakfast was a bit expensive

Overview

This five-star hotel is known as the “Stephen F” by Austin natives and occupies a 16 floor buildings with 189 rooms. The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin has been part of the city scenery for more than 60 years. Its central location means you are led from the Capitol to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and the University of Texas, while walking you can also admire Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail.

English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch and even Afrikaans, are the languages the staff speak.

Pets are not allowed there.

The staff at the hotel speaks English, Deutch, French, Spanish, Italiano, Dutch, Portuguese, Turkish, Arabic, Afrikaans.

Number of floors   16.  Number of rooms   189.

City Center Austin - 1000 ft
Airports Austin Bergstrom (AUS) - 6.7 mi, Gray Aaf (GRK) - 55.4 mi
Train Stations Downtown Station - 2000 ft, Plaza Saltillo Station - 1.0 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Roaring Fork (Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Seafood) - 200 ft, Thai Passion (Cuisine: Thai) - 200 ft

Rooms

The hotel offers the following types of rooms:

Standard room has air conditioning, connecting rooms with rollaway bed, non-smoking, bathtub and bathrobe with the private bathroom and toilet, iron, trouser/pant press, hair dryer, computer with an internet access, high speed internet, Wi-Fi, different kinds of TV for every taste, including interactive web TV, satellite TV, pay TV, universal AC/DC adaptors, printer, speaker phone, stereo, video games, CD player, telephone with the voice mail, mini-bar and a coffee/tea maker, safe deposit box and work desk.

Double room with queen size bed except of other facilities as in the standard room has pillow top mattress.

Deluxe room has air conditioning, computer with an Internet and Wi-Fi and TV facilities and all other bath services, which help you to feel relax and comfort while staying there.

Deluxe King room with king size bed is distinguished from others not only with the modern digital and bath facilities and connecting room but also with its marble bathroom.

Executive King room with king size bed proposes you high speed internet, different TVs and bath facilities and a marble bathroom.

Superior Double room with double bed offers its residents air conditioning and all other services for comfortable stay.

Junior Suite King with the king size bed offers standard facilities list.

Suite King with the king size bed, except of standard, proposes you seating area.

Executive Suite with the king size bed offers oversized/family room also.

Dining options

Dining facilities in the hotel include breakfast, breakfast buffet or continental breakfast, you may visit restaurant, bar or order in-room breakfast.

Places to eat include the following:

Cafe Julienne with a buffet and la carte menu offers you traditional breakfast.

Roaring Fork is an American bistro and local hot spot. Lunch and dinner guests often order Green Chili-Pork Enchiladas and Tortilla Soup.

Stephen F's Bar & Terrace is named for Stephen Fuller Austin. This bar with the marvelous Capitol view offers you wide selection of wines and cigars.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

If you come to the hotel to work, you may use its business facilities, like business center with Wi-Fi Internet and a high speed Internet access. One may also use secretarial service, fax/photocopying, white board, overhead projector and other meeting facilities, which help you to create real working atmosphere and business image of your meeting. Also use hotel’s meeting/banquet facilities.

Leisure

Leisure and relaxation facilities of the hotel include fitness center, golf and tennis after which you may go to the swimming pool (outdoor and indoor one), sauna or Jacuzzi.

Additional features

The main features of the hotel include parking, elevator and luggage storage, car rental, currency exchange, ATM/cash machine, tour, airline and concierge desk, 24-hour front desk, gift/news and newspapers/magazines stand, trouser press, dry cleaning, maid service, shops/commercial, massage services and laundry, room facilities and service, air conditioning, non-smoking rooms, child care and children’s facilities and multilingual staff.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Airline desk
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Late check-out
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Postal service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Printers
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis
  • Jacuzzi
  • Tennis court
  • Whirlpool
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice machine
Bedroom
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Pillow top mattress
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Voice mail
  • Speaker phone
  • Pay TV
  • In-room computer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • CD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • iPod docking station

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 19 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The hotel offers the following types of rooms:

Standard room has air conditioning, connecting rooms with rollaway bed, non-smoking, bathtub and bathrobe with the private bathroom and toilet, iron, trouser/pant press, hair dryer, computer with an internet access, high speed internet, Wi-Fi, different kinds of TV for every taste, including interactive web TV, satellite TV, pay TV, universal AC/DC adaptors, printer, speaker phone, stereo, video games, CD player, telephone with the voice mail, mini-bar and a coffee/tea maker, safe deposit box and work desk.

Double room with queen size bed except of other facilities as in the standard room has pillow top mattress.

Deluxe room has air conditioning, computer with an Internet and Wi-Fi and TV facilities and all other bath services, which help you to feel relax and comfort while staying there.

Deluxe King room with king size bed is distinguished from others not only with the modern digital and bath facilities and connecting room but also with its marble bathroom.

Executive King room with king size bed proposes you high speed internet, different TVs and bath facilities and a marble bathroom.

Superior Double room with double bed offers its residents air conditioning and all other services for comfortable stay.

Junior Suite King with the king size bed offers standard facilities list.

Suite King with the king size bed, except of standard, proposes you seating area.

Executive Suite with the king size bed offers oversized/family room also.

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          Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Executive Double Room
          Bed type: King Size Bed

          Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          The following tourist attractions are not far from the hotel:

          The Strip - 200 m

          Capitol Building – 400m,

          Downtown Austin - 400 m

          Sixth Street Area - 500 m

          Texas State Capitol - 600 m

          Congress Avenue Bridge – 900m,

          Austin Convention Center – 700m,

          Texas State History Museum – 100m,

          Imax Theatre-Bob Bullock Texas - 100 m

          Mexic-Arte Museum - 300 m

          O Henry Museum - 400 m

          Texas State Capitol Complex - 400 m

          Children's Museum - 500 m

          Austin Children's Museum - 500 m

          LA Pena - 500m

          Women's Symphony League-Austin - 600m

          Austin Symphony Orchestra Soc - 600m

          Gallery of the Republic - 700m

          French Legation Museum - 1km

          Paramount Theater – 10m

          Tourist attractions
          Convention centers
          Monuments and Landmarks
          • Capital Complex Visitors Center
            1400 ft
          Historical sites
          • Governor's Mansion
            1000 ft
          Museums
          • Texas Fine Arts Assn
            400 ft
          • Texas State History Museum
            400 ft
          • Imax Theatre-Bob Bullock Texas
            400 ft
          • Mexic-Arte Museum
            1000 ft
          • Texas State Capitol Complex
            1400 ft
          • O Henry Museum
            1400 ft
          • Children's Museum
            1700 ft
          • LA Pena
            1700 ft
          • Austin Children's Museum
            1700 ft
          • Austin Symphony Orchestra Soc
            2000 ft
          • Women's Symphony League-Austin
            2000 ft
          • Gallery of the Republic
            2300 ft
          Universities, Institutes
          • University of Texas System
            400 ft
          • Hirschfeld-Moore House
            1000 ft
          • Physician Oncology Education
            3000 ft
          • Austin Community Clg-Records
            3000 ft
          Theaters
          Medical care and Hospitals
          • Healthsouth Rehab Hospital
            2300 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Comal Park
            1.0 mi
            Canyon Lake, TX
          • George Washington Carver Museum
            1.0 mi
            1165 Angelina St., Austin
          • University of Texas Tower
            1.3 mi
            23rd St and Guadalupe, Austin
          • Neill-Cochran Museum House
            1.3 mi
            2310 San Gabriel St., Austin
          • LBJ Presidential Library
            1.4 mi
            2313 Red River St, Austin

          Near the hotel

          • The Driskill
            500 ft
            604 Brazos St., Austin
          • Wild About Music
            500 ft
            115 East 6th Street, Austin
          • Mexic-Arte Museum
            900 ft
            419 Congress Ave., Austin
          • Sixth Street
            1100 ft
            Between Lavaca Ave and I-35, Austin
          • St. Mary's Cathedral
            1100 ft
            203 East 10th St, Austin
          • State Capitol
            1600 ft
            Congress Ave, Austin
          • Museum of The Weird
            1300 ft
            412 E. 6th Street, Austin

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Roaring Fork

            86% likes this, based on 205 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Seafood, Californian
            Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

            200 ft
            701 Congress Ave

            Phone: 5125830000

          • Thai Passion

            61% likes this, based on 62 reviews
            Cuisine: Thai
            Price Range: USD 1 - USD 20

            200 ft
            620 Congress Ave

            Phone: (512) 472-1244

          • Cozzoli's Pizza

            73% likes this, based on 9 reviews
            Cuisine: Pizza, Fast Food

            200 ft
            704 Congress Ave

            Phone: (512) 480-8440

          • Wholly Cow Burgers

            63% likes this, based on 9 reviews

            200 ft
            619 Congress Ave

            Phone: (512) 425-0811

          • The Hideout

            83% likes this, based on 42 reviews
            Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner
            Price Range: USD 2 - USD 22

            300 ft
            617 Congress Ave

            Phone: (512) 443-3688

          Getting there.

          You can get to the hotel from the railway station Downtown Station, within ten minutes walk.

          Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin offers parking for an additional charge.

          Getting around.

          Parking is offered at the hotel.

          You may take a taxi to the railway station Downtown Station or walk there. Walking will take you 10 minutes.

          Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin

          Average guest rating

          7.4
          out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 46 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          9.0
          Rooms
          7.0
          Service
          6.4
          Value
          7.2
          Dining
          1.8

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