Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, enjoy your downtime at our Best Western Plus Austin Central hotel. This pet-friendly hotel in Austin, TX allows you to stay in touch with free high-speed Internet, cool off with a swim in the outdoor pool or lounge on the sun deck. Refuel each morning with our free hot breakfast bar and break a sweat in our state-of-the-art fitness room. The property also features free parking, a business center, dedicated meeting space, guest laundry, sundry store, 24-hour front desk assistance and a lobby bar. You can even easily socialize with fellow travelers during our Manager’s Reception.
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Every room in our 100% smoke-free hotel has been upgraded to provide guests with the best in modern conveniences and comfort. Accommodations offer guests single-brew coffee/tea makers, mini refrigerators, desks, luxury bedding, flat-screen TVs and cable/satellite service. Mobility accessible rooms are also available.
We are conveniently located off I-35 just two miles from downtown, the University of Texas, Dell Children's Medical Center and the Frank Erwin Center. Our hotel gives you easy access to vibrant city life, tasty local restaurants that will tempt any foodie and numerous attractions. We are minutes from the Texas State Capitol, the LBJ Presidential Library and the pathways of the Lady Bird Lake Bike Tour. Even the events held at the Travis County Exposition Center are an easy drive from the hotel's front doors. Guests are also ideally situated to enjoy annual huge annual events like South by Southwest, the Austin City Limits Music Festival, the Austin Film Festival, Art City Austin and the Zilker Kite Festival.
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc.) may be accepted at the hotel’s discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning & damage deposit of $20 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
The location was not very good. It wasn’t near anything and my room was facing the freeway. My room was alright. There was a buzzing sound coming from maybe the AC or something on the wall? The bed...
By Bea C
Healdsburg, California on 15-Feb-2020
I arrived in Austin for a conference for work. I was glad to find this location as it was close to my conference location. Prior to arriving, I called to inform the front desk of my late arrival and...
Hotel staff is always friendly, helpful, focused on making each stay the very best. beds are exceptional for sleeping! convenient location to go get or have meals delivered. breakfast is always...
By Jill A
I had to drop off my daughter at the UT. I always stay here. It is safe. Sometimes, I will even see a security guard walking around. This hotel may cost a bit more but it is a great stay. Beds...
By Leo C
Brownsville, United States on 13-Jan-2020
Larry at the front desk was phenomenal. He took care of my parents while they were in town for a surgery. I'm very pleased with Larry and BW! The location was perfect only 10 minutes away from the...
Complimentary full breakfast. Full hot breakfast buffet with over 30 items to choose from, includes Gluten Free and healthy choices.
Outdoor pool Wonderful Outdoor pool with excellent sun deck!
Exercise facility, 24-hour state of the art fitness room. Treadmills, elliptical, bikes, multi-purpose machine, medicine balls and jump ropes
Weight lifting equipment
Treadmills, 2 Ellipticals
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff, English, Spanish
Safe deposit box, no fee
Cable or satellite television, over 50 HD channels including HBO®
Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, 24-hour, free printing, copies, and fax services available free
Photocopy, nominal fee
Cellular phone rental
Physically challenged services
Hearing impaired services
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
Ice/vending machines. Ice on every floor and vending on 1st, 2nd and 4th floors.
Gift shop or newsstand
Free parking, 24 hours
Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
Truck/RV parking, 24 hours, free
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Evening reception, Sunday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cable or satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Adjoining rooms available 25 sets of connecting rooms
Rollaway beds, available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 7
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
2.9 mile(s) from University of Texas, founded in 1883, the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is the largest component of The University of Texas System – a conglomerate of 16 academic and health institutions – and the largest institution of higher education in the Austin area. With more than 51,000 students (including 11,000 graduate students), and over 24,000 faculty and staff members, UT is the fifth largest public university in the U.S.
2 mile(s) from Seton Family of Hospitals, part of the Ascension Health Network of nonprofit medical facilities, the Seton Family of Hospitals is a Catholic-centered organization offering healthcare services for more than 1.8 million Central Texas residents. Seton also provides millions of dollars in charity care for the uninsured every year.
13 mile(s) from Dell Inc., one of the top developers, sellers and supporters of computers and related products and services in the world, information technology giant Dell is based in Round Rock – selling personal computers, servers, data storage devices, network switches, software, and computer peripherals.
6 mile(s) from IBM, the Austin location of multinational technology and consulting firm IBM, manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, as well as offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. IBM holds more patents than any other U.S.-based technology company and has nine research laboratories worldwide.
14 mile(s) from Advanced Micro Devices, develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets. Its main products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers, and processor technologies for handheld devices, digital television, automobiles, game consoles, and other embedded systems applications.
5 mile(s) from Texas State Capitol, is widely recognized as one of the nation's most distinguished state capitols. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986.
6 mile(s) from Lady Bird Lake, the reservoir was formed in 1960 by the construction of Longhorn Dam at its eastern boundary by the City of Austin. The western end of the lake is bounded by Tom Miller Dam, built in 1939. The lake was created for several reasons, including the need for a cooling pond for the Holly Street Power Plant, which operated from 1960 until 2007. The reservoir was also envisioned from the beginning as a recreational venue for the city. The Town Lake area has been turned into a usable recreation area. A system of hike and bike trails was built along the shoreline of the lake in the 1970s.
4.5 mile(s) from Barton Springs Pool, within Zilker Park's 358 acres lies one of the crown jewels of Austin - Barton Springs Pool. The pool itself measures three acres in size, and is fed from underground springs with an average temperature of 68-70 degrees, ideal for year-round swimming. Over the years, Barton Springs Pool has drawn people from all walks of life, from legislators who have concocted state laws there to free-spirited, topless sunbathers who turned heads in the 1970s. Robert Redford learned to swim at the pool when he was five years old while visiting family in Austin. Today, Barton Springs still attracts a diverse crowd of people and has seen record setting numbers of visitors nearing 800,000 in recent years.
5 mile(s) from Bullock Texas State History Museum, more than 7.5 million visitors from around the state and all over the world have explored Texas history and culture since it opened in 2001. Last year, the museum had a record-breaking, award-winning year. In the coming year, the museum will feature special exhibitions on Texas music icon Stevie Ray Vaughan, historic music festivals such as Woodstock, the power of propaganda, and a premier national collection of American flags.
4 mile(s) from Sixth Street, whether you love it or loath it, Sixth Street is one of the most iconic streets in Austin. It’s the epicenter of what made Austin the “Live Music Capital of the World.” There are three sections of Sixth Street in Austin: West, East and what locals refer to as Dirty. West Sixth is the section of Sixth Street that runs west from Congress Avenue. For the most part, the nightlife scene ends at North Lamar Boulevard. Technically, and according to street signs, East Sixth starts at Congress Avenue and runs east, but that’s not what you’ll hear from locals. We refer to the section of Sixth Street that stretches from Congress Avenue to I-35 as Dirty Sixth. Then East Sixth is anything east of I-35. Don’t get confused by the street signs; you’ll be talking like a local in no time.
6 mile(s) from Mount Bonnell, also known as Covert Park, is a prominent point alongside the Lake Austin portion of the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. It has been a popular tourist destination since the 1850s.
Adjacent to Amaya's Taco Village, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Texas Roadhouse, Full Service, Steakhouse, Open for: lunch, dinner,
6 mile(s) from Topgolf, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.9 mile(s) from University of Texas, like the state it calls home, The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader. Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. Together we are working to change the world through groundbreaking research and cutting-edge teaching and learning techniques. Here, tradition and innovation blend seamlessly to provide students with a robust collegiate experience. Amid the backdrop of Austin.
12 mile(s) from Pflugerville
22.5 mile(s) from Leander
22.7 mile(s) from Georgetown
16 mile(s) from Cedar Park
13.9 mile(s) from Round Rock
2.1 mile(s) from Hancock, founded in 1899 by Lewis Hancock, former mayor of Austin from 1895-1897, the Hancock Golf Course stands today as one of the oldest golf courses in the state of Texas. Although the course was re-named after Mr. Hancock in 1946, it was the original site of the Austin Country Club. At one time, the course maintained sand greens and 18 holes.
1.7 mile(s) from Charles Alan Wright Fields at the Berry M. Whitaker Sports Complex, currently closed for remodeling and will reopen in the Spring 2017, located at the University of Texas at Austin. Manages 8 facilities both on and off campus. These facilities include over 500,000 square feet of indoor and 40 acres of outdoor activity space. Open approximately 800 hours each week, the facilities are supervised by a student staff of approximately 250. In addition to serving as sites for RecSports activities, the facilities are reserved annually for over 220 different campus organizations.
5.2 mile(s) from Shipe Park, this neighborhood park is just big enough to offer something for everyone! Giant shade trees keep the pools and play areas comfortable. Look for tadpoles in the creek. Basketball courts, multipurpose fields, picnic tables, playgrounds, swimming pools, tennis courts and wading pool.
10 mile(s) from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport