First Crowne Plaza Hotel Opens in Austin

The 254-room Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, conveniently located in the heart of Austin’s convention and entertainment district, joins the upscale hotel portfolio of Six Continents Hotels.
The 18-story property looks onto Waller Creek, and offers guests romantic views of an outdoor waterfall and downtown Austin. With a 12,000 square-feet Executive Meeting Center and state-of-the-art business amenities, this property is ideal for smaller gatherings to groups of up to 150. The Executive Meeting Center features soundproof conference rooms with non-glare tables and ergonomic chairs.
Guestroom amenities include voice mail, coffee maker, hair dryer, data ports, iron and ironing board and desk with ergonomic chair. The Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel and Executive Meeting Center also offers a 24-hour reception desk, express checkout, fitness center, concierge, business center, valet parking, complimentary newspaper, 24-hour room service, outdoor pool and whirlpool. Same-day laundry service, a gift shop, future retail shopping and an on-site travel agency also will be available.
The closest hotel to the Austin Convention Center, the Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel and Executive Meeting Center provides the perfect venue for both business and leisure travelers whether attending meetings, looking for a weekend getaway or sightseeing.
The Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel and Executive Meeting Center is within walking distance to a variety of restaurants, shops and entertainment venues including Austin’s famous 6th Street and the Warehouse District. Other nearby attractions include the State Capitol, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Towne Lake Hike and Bike Trail and The University of Texas. The hotel is less than 15 minutes from Bergstrom International Airport. For reservations at Crowne Plaza properties, visit or call 1-800-2CROWNE.
As part of the Six Continents Hotels global portfolio, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts offers upscale accommodations at a good value, at 180 hotels in 40 countries, with more than 48,000 guestrooms in major urban centers, gateway cities and resort destinations worldwide.

The Crowne Plaza Austin Hotel and Executive Meeting Center participates in Priority Club Rewards, the world`s first hotel loyalty program. Guests benefit from new member-preferred features like points transfer, points purchase and the fastest way to Elite status, with competitive features of no blackout dates and no point expiration to form a powerful program that is easy and truly rewarding. According to CNN: “The new Priority Club Rewards program is the best one around…” Enrollment in Priority Club Rewards is free. Guests may enroll online at, call 800-272-9273 or register at any Crowne Plaza hotel.