Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Well-appointed luxury hotel in the Texas state capital

Located just across the street from Austin Convention Center, the Four Seasons Hotel Austin is ideally positioned for those visiting the Central Texas city on either business or pleasure.

The establishment encapsulates fine modern dcor and style, with each of its 291 guestrooms (of which 28 are luxury suites) featuring stylish furnishings and decorations. Each room also offers a modern take in terms of the amenities to be found.

Each room includes plasma/LCD television with DVD player, a CD player, iPod docking station, iHome alarm clock, multiline telephone with voicemail, refrigerated private bar, iron and ironing board, and hairdryer. Beds are fitted with fine linens and down duvets and pillows. Hypo-allergenic pillows are available on request, as is a fax machine. Internet access (both wired and wireless) is also provided.

Certain rooms also feature a balcony, offering a heightened view of the surrounding area. Rooms generally look out upon the city of Austin or Lady Bird Lake, named for the former First Lady of the United States, Lady Bird Johnson.

Suites also feature a number of additional extras, including powder rooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and full sized business desk.

TRIO, the in-house restaurant, has a menu centered on steak and seafood. The restaurant offers a charming and exclusive atmosphere for guests to enjoy their meal in. The wine list provides some exceptional choices, including those from nearby Texas Hill Country. Like many of the hotels finest features, the restaurant again looks out over Lady Bird Lake.

Guests at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin are able to enjoy a number of leisure activities within the hotel grounds. A stylish circular saltwater swimming pool can be found outside, that is more for lazing than exhaustive exercise. A number of lounge chairs and umbrellas can be found positioned around the pool for those looking to enjoy the Texas sunshine.

A well-appointed fitness room is on offer for devout exercisers, whilst the Lady Bird Lake Trail makes for a good jogging or cycling route. If thats not enough running about, the hotel also has good connections with a number of local golf, tennis, and country clubs, which guests are welcome to visit. Those that simply wish to relax might enjoy the spa services on offer.

Those in the Texan capital with work on their mind will find a 24 hour business center offering basic but necessary services, such as printing and copying.

Austin, TX itself offers a number of attractions, from fine dining and world-class shopping to prime landmarks and natural landscapes. Guests can enjoy the likes of the Capitol Building, the LBJ Ranch, Zilker Botanical Garden, the Governors Mansion, Deep Eddy Pool, and Austin Zoo, all within a few miles of the downtown district.

During the year the city also hosts a number of famed festivals. The Austin Film Festival has become one of the premier events of its kind, whilst the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival hosts a multitude of cutting-edge musical artists as well as other film and art events.

Finally, the University of Texas main campus is based in Austin, meaning that the Four Seasons Hotel Austin is an ideal stopover point for anybody attending the college.

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