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

The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
701 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, 78701

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSixth Street1 min walk
  • AirportAustin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.)16 min drive
  • Popular LocationThe Domain21 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Travis27 min drive

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About this area

Austin

Located in Austin, The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel is in the city center and near a metro station. Sixth Street and South Congress Avenue are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lady Bird Lake and Zilker Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Frank Erwin Center.

What's nearby

  • Sixth Street - 1 min walk
  • Mexic Arte Museum - 3 min walk
  • Frost Bank Tower - 4 min walk
  • The Domain - 21 min drive
  • Lake Travis - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Austin Station - 7 min drive
  • Downtown Station - 9 min walk
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Roaring Fork — 1 min walk
  • Ruth's Chris Steakhouse — 2 min walk
  • The Iron Bear — 3 min walk
  • Eureka — 3 min walk
  • B. D. Riley's Irish Pub & Restaurant — 3 min walk

About this property

The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

Beaux Arts Austin hotel in Downtown Austin, near Sixth Street
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a spa tub are onsite. All 190 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include sitting areas and coffee makers. Free WiFi and down comforters are standard, as are LCD TVs with digital channels. Change of towels is available on request.
The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel offers 190 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 50-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding and change of towels can be requested.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

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

Contactless check-in and check-out
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 available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Covered valet parking on site (USD 49.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

Business services

  • Conference space (6000 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 6

Outdoors

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Books
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 50-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee for check-in between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 80.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 49.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
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
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 596 out of 964 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 248 out of 964 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 72 out of 964 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 33 out of 964 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 964 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
great location!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The water took a long time to get hot
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
,
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All good on this end
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Location was great
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021