The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

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Indoor pool
Indoor spa tub
Terrace/patio
Premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, in-room safe

Overview of The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

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The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Sixth Street

8.8/10 Fabulous

1,002 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is CA $206
Price available on 08/29/2022
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701 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, 78701
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • Spa tub
  • Business center
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car rentals on site
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Austin
  • Sixth Street - 1 min walk
  • Texas State Capitol - 8 min walk
  • Lady Bird Lake - 10 min walk
  • Austin Convention Center - 13 min walk
  • University of Texas at Austin - 14 min walk
  • Zilker Park - 38 min walk
  • Moody Theater - 5 min drive
  • South Congress Avenue - 4 min drive
  • Barton Springs Pool - 11 min drive
  • Lake Austin - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport (AUS) - 16 min drive
  • Austin Station - 23 min walk
  • Downtown Station - 9 min walk
  • Plaza Saltillo Station - 22 min walk

About this property

The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel puts you in a great location, within a 15-minute walk of Sixth Street and University of Texas at Austin. The indoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at The Roaring Fork, which serves regional cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a bar/lounge, a 24-hour fitness center, and a fitness center. Fellow travelers love the helpful staff and restaurant. Public transportation is close by: Downtown Station is just 9 minutes by foot.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 190 rooms
  • Arranged over 15 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Up to 2 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (2 per room, up to 30 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Covered onsite valet parking (USD 52.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) on weekend mornings 7:00 AM–noon
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

Working away

  • Business center
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (6000 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • On-site car rental
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1924
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • An indoor pool
  • Spa tub

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 50-inch LCD TV
  • Premium digital channels

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

The Roaring Fork - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.
Stephen F’s Bar - This bar specializes in regional cuisine. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: USD 80.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge (amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Christmas Day:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Dining venue

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay

Parking

  • Covered valet parking costs USD 52.00 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel?
As of 17 Aug 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel on 29 Aug 2022 start from CA $206, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel?
Yes, there's an indoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 30 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel?
Yes. Valet parking costs USD 52.00 per night. Electric vehicle charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out is available.
What is there to do at The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel and nearby?
The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel has an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center, as well as a spa tub.
Are there restaurants at or near The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel?
Yes, The Roaring Fork offers regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Eureka (3-min walk), Quattro Gatti Ristorante (3-min walk), and Italic (3-min walk).
What's the area around The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel like?
The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel is in Downtown Austin, a short 9-minute walk from Downtown Station and 14 minutes' walk from University of Texas at Austin. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Fabulous

9.3/10

Cleanliness

9.1/10

Staff & service

8.5/10

Amenities

9.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Lisa, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Scott, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sergio, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay!!!
Absolutely phenomenal team. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience with this hotel. No complaints whatsoever.
Tracey, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Just stay here!
Wonderful hotel with even better service! Anything we needed, they provided. The room was spacious and very comfortable. Located in a great part of downtown and in walking distance to so many fun spots!
Kristen, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Isaac, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Melody, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

will stay again!
large room, comfy bed, very nice property. The people made it wonderful. So nice and helpful with anything you needed.
jodi, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amanda, 1-night family trip
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