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InterContinental Hotels STEPHEN F. AUSTIN

701 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Nightly Rates: ($189.00 - $289.00)
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Hotel Description:

Originally built in 1924 as the citys first high-rise hotel, the InterContinental Stephen F. Austins rich history and luxurious accommodations offer a truly unique experience of Texas hospitality. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Austin next door to The Paramount Theatre. Known to Austinites as the Stephen F, our historic Art Deco fa ade has been a famous landmark for more than 90 years. Unwind after a busy day in our health club or on the terrace at our Stephen F's bar.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  16
Number of rooms:  190
Number of suites:  21
Time zone:  GMT


Roaring Fork: The Roaring Fork's Wood Fired Cooking captures the spirit of bold American cuisine, creating flavors that crackle with a rugged edge. In the Old West, the best food was prepared on a simple wood fire. This same spirit, freshness and flavor are at the hear
Stephen F's: Located on the 2nd floor of the InterContinental hotel, Stephen F Bar is the only restaurant with an outdoor terrace on Congress Avenue. Relax and enjoy delicious bites, handcrafted cocktails, craft beer and thoughtfully selected wines on the spacious ter
Club InterContinental:
Stephen F's: Visit the Stephen F bar located on the 2nd level of the hotel for fabulous cocktails and an incredible outdoor terrace with views of downtown and the beautiful Texas State Capitol.


Fitness center on-site
Indoor pool

Room Info:

Converters/ Voltage adaptors
Computer, Connecting rooms, Trouser/Pant press, Rollaway bed
Connecting rooms, Trouser/Pant press, Sofa bed
superior double: TV
traditional room: TV
intercontinental deluxe room: TV
club intercontinental 1 king: TV
king deluxe: TV
traditional king: TV
club intercontinental 1 king: TV
club intercontinental queen: TV
queen bed deluxe: TV
traditional queen: TV
club intercontinental 1 br king suite: TV
club intercontinental executive suite: TV
club intercontinental yellow rose suite: TV
one bedroom king suite: TV
suite mobility accessible: TV

Meeting Facilities:

Capital Ballroom: Ballroom with French doors leading to outdoor terrace overlooking Historic Congress Avenue
Assembly Room: Rectangular room, very private with Antique Mirrors on each end of room
Assembly A:
State Boardroom: Executive Boardroom with high ceiling, wood floor and French doors leading to outdoor terrace, overlooking 7th Street
Cloakroom: Very private and quiet rectangular meeting room.

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • Accessible facilities
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Golf
  • Housekeeping - weekly
  • Late check-out available
  • Minibar
  • Pets allowed
  • Safe
  • Shops and commercial services
  • Transportation
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Hairdryer
  • Indoor pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Non-smoking
  • Private bathroom
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spare electrical outlet available at desk
  • Two-line phone
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Cribs
  • Electrical adaptors available
  • High speed internet connection
  • Interior corridors
  • Lounges/bars
  • On-Site parking
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite television
  • Stereo
  • Valet parking
  • Bathtub
  • Color television
  • Desk with lamp
  • Free newspaper
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Ironing board
  • Meeting rooms
  • Parking
  • Room service
  • Separate closet
  • Tennis court
  • Voice mail

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