The rooftop heated pool is exclusively for guests of The Otis Hotel, open from sunrise to sunset. Settle into a comfortable poolside lounger to soak up the Texas sun, and order lunch from our menu of light bites. When the sun starts to set, we encourage you to indulge in our menu of delicious sun-themed cocktails. Private cabanas are also available for rent and towel service is complimentary.

Sun Kissed at Sunset

Whether you’re looking towards Hill Country or downtown Austin, Texas sunsets look the best when you are 11 stories up. At Otopia, you are encouraged to stop by during Golden Hour (happy hour) to soak up the sun and enjoy your favorite drinks and lite bites or stop by on a week day for deals on select cocktails and lite bites. From September through October, join us for "Silent Sunsets", a silent disco event with curated playlists by our team and good vibes.

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Pour the Record: Vinyl Wine Dinner

Step into the groove with us at our Pour the Record: Vinyl Wine Dinner! This one-of-a-kind event celebrates Austin's vibrant music scene, infusing it with the flavors of exquisite wines. Indulge in a sumptuous four-course meal expertly paired with exclusive wines from our esteemed partners. But that's not all – as you savor each course, immerse yourself in the rhythm with a curated vinyl playlist spun by our dedicated Vinyl Ambassador. It's an evening where sound and taste harmonize, promising a sensory journey unlike any other.

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Fitness Center

The Otis Hotel's fitness center, open 24/7, has state of the art gym equipment, including Peloton equipment bikes, free weights, and treadmills with high-resolution touch screens. Enjoy fresh filtered water and hand folded towels to make your workout more comfortable. As you look out the window, enjoy views of Texas' picturesque Hill Country and beautiful sunsets.

Fitness Center

Vinyl Ambassador

At The Otis Hotel, we curate musical experiences as a part of your stay in Austin. Each of our guest rooms is outfitted with its own turntable and selection of records by an eclectic mix of artists. Guests who are looking for a more personalized experience can share their musical preferences with our Vinyl Ambassador, who will hand pick a custom assortment of records to fit their music profile. Our Vinyl Ambassador is also available for one-on-one curating or live listening sessions in our lobby, whether guests are looking to reconnect with an old favorite or unearth a new sound.

Vinyl Library

Otis Event Calendar

Check out our Event Calendar for all happenings at The Otis and around Austin. Catch a concert at the Moody Center, a football game at UT Austin, the Austin City Limits music festival, and more. There's always something to do in the Campus District and Downtown Austin.

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Local Trails and Parks

The Otis Hotel is close to many well-loved nearby parks and trails. Visit Zilker Park and let your dogs run free, hike on the green belt to relax in a river oasis, or scooter to the Colorado river to swim or paddleboard with the bats.

UT Austin's Campus District

Discover a unique and elevated experience in Austin’s bustling campus district. From one-of-a-kind rooftop dining to museums university stadiums and event centers, here are our favorite things to do, sip, and eat in downtown Austin and around campus. Easily walk to the UT football stadium, Moody Center, and Blanton Museum of Art.

Austin Murals

Austin is full of many different styles of art, including beautiful murals created by local artists. Explore downtown Austin art, such as the "Greetings from Austin" mural, "I love you so much" mural, and many more.

The Drag

UT-Austin has its own shopping and arts district on the edge of campus. Here, you can take Instagram pics next to murals, grab coffee at Lucky Lab Coffee Co. or Caffe Medici, pick up Longhorn merch at the University Co-op, grab a taco from Zombie Taco, or get queso at the Kerbey Lane Cafe—open 24/7.

Breweries & Tours

Discover why Austin is one of the best beverage destinations in America, from the nearby Zilker Brewing Co. to the moonshine haven of Crystal Creek on the outskirts of town.


Austin is known for music festivals and fun. Come to Austin City Limits (ACL), which happens two weekends in October, each loaded with an outstanding lineup of world-famous musical acts. Or come to South by Southwest, Austin's iconic film and music festival runs for 10 days and attracts visitors from all over the world.

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Otis Fitness Center

Otopia Rooftop Pool




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