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Archer Hotel Austin 4.0

Austin, Texas, United States

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Pros

  • Fun location in Austin's Domain Northside shopping district
  • Chic and modern rooms with minibars and coffeemakers
  • New American restaurant and bar for all three meals and room service
  • Outdoor swimming pool with pool bar and large TV
  • Modern and sleek fitness center with Matrix equipment
  • Meeting and event space; plus business center
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pet-friendly property (for a fee, with weight restrictions)
  • Free Wi-Fi available throughout

Cons

  • 15-minute drive to Austin 
  • Additional fee for breakfast
  • No on-site spa facilities

Bottom Line

The upscale Archer Hotel Austin is a fun and modern hotel situated in the heart of Austin's Domain Northside shopping district. There are ample dining and shopping options in the immediate vicinity and downtown Austin is about a 15-minute drive away. The 171 chic guest rooms are modern with amenities like minibars, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi; some have private balconies and vintage board games. The hotel's restaurant and bar is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A highlight is the outdoor pool patio area with pool bar, swimming pool, large flat-screen TV, and ample seating areas. Business travelers may appreciate the fitness center, meeting and event space, and business center. Travelers looking for somewhere closer to downtown can also consider W Austin, a trendy hotel with rooftop pool.

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Scene

Modern hotel with creative interiors and large outdoor space

The Archer Hotel Austin is housed in an eight-story glass-fronted building. Inside, the decor is an eclectic blend of modern chic with soulful Texan designs. Guests are welcomed into the large open lobby with beautifully curated furniture, bunches of freshly cut flowers, and a large central chandelier. Fireplaces are a cozy touch for the winter months. The hallways are elegantly decorated with gray carpeted floors, textured walls, contemporary artwork, and the occasional floor-to-ceiling mural. Second Bar + Kitchen, the hotel's restaurant, occupies a bright and airy space with multi-floor glass windows and ceiling letting in plenty of light. Following Austin's outdoor patio culture, one of the hotel's main features is its large outdoor patio with a circular swimming pool, poolside bar, large flat-screen TV, fireplace, and seating areas. Overall, the atmosphere is warm, friendly, and relaxed. Its Domain Northside location is popular among leisure travelers interested in shopping, as well as business travelers working in the area.

Location

Located in the heart of the Domain Northside shopping district

Archer Hotel Austin has a central location in the Domain Northside shopping district in North Austin. The hotel is surrounded by numerous restaurants, bars, lively nightlife, and shops. Rock Rose, known as uptown Austin's most downtown street, is just a minute's walk away. Nearby cultural attractions include the Hope Outdoor Gallery, the Blanton Museum of Art, the Bass Concert Hall, and the Zach Theatre, all about a 15-minute drive away. Other popular downtown Austin attractions, including the popular, music-filled Sixth Street, Austin Convention Center, and Texas State Capitol are also all about a 15-minute drive away. It's a 19-minute drive to the University of Texas and the Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium. The nearest bus station is four minutes on foot and its a six-minute drive to the nearest MetroRail station. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is 31 minutes by car.

Rooms

Chic and modern rooms with minibars and coffeemakers

The 171 guest rooms at Archer Hotel Austin are modern and chic with understated Texan themes. There are six varying design palettes throughout the room categories, each following an individual look. The furniture is modern and elegant with the understated Texas themes coming in with large black and white horse paintings, old-school Cowboy Motel signs, wall-to-ceiling photo murals, and the occasional cowhide chair cover found in some rooms. The higher category rooms have private furnished balconies with fireplaces and indoor kitchens -- these are designed for events and parties. Amenities in all rooms include air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, minibars, coffeemakers, work desks, safes, irons and ironing boards, and free Wi-Fi. Bathrooms include walk-in showers (some also with separate tubs) with hairdryers, magnifying mirrors, Malin+Goetz toiletries, and Ursa Major face wipes. Frette bathrobes and slippers are provided. The small details of a welcome treat of bottled water and handmade salted caramels along with the hotel's "personal favorite" reading books and vintage board games are a welcome surprise. Most rooms overlook the neighborhood and include department store views. 

Features

Restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, pool bar, fitness center, and meeting and event space

Archer Hotel Austin has a decent selection of features suited to a mix of leisure and business travelers. The hotel's restaurant, Second Bar + Kitchen, serves a menu of New American dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner -- note that breakfast is not included in room rates. Room service is available. The outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by sun loungers, seating areas, and a poolside bar with a large flat-screen TV. The hotel also offers an outdoor shower and free sunscreen and towels. A modern fitness center with selection of Matrix cardio and weight-training equipment is available; plus free bottled water and towels.

The property offers 16,525 square feet of meeting and event space. There is also a business center with printing and copying facilities. Wi-Fi throughout the property and on-site outdoor parking are free. The hotel is a pet-friendly property for dogs under 25 pounds (for an additional fee). Additional features include 24-hour reception, concierge, valet service, bell service, dry cleaning and laundry service, souvenir display, and free overnight shoeshine service. 

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Address

3121 Palm Way, Austin, Texas 78758, United States

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