Welcome to Aloft Austin Downtown

A Simmering Experiential Hotel in Austin Downtown

Experience Austin like never before at Aloft Austin Downtown. Tucked within the popular 6th Street Entertainment District, our pet friendly hotel places you just steps away from the area's best shopping, dining, and entertainment. Take on the day in style with our Boots to Borrow program -- the perfect footwear to help you explore. The University of Texas at Austin is nearby, as is Zilker Metropolitan Park and Lady Bird Lake. Aloft Austin is home to three on-site dining options. Grab a coffee and fresh-baked pastry at Coffeehouse at Caroline, or drop in for dinner at Caroline, our locally-loved restaurant. Head Upstairs (at Caroline) for drinks, games, and more! Plan your next meeting at Aloft Austin, our hotel shares meeting space with Element Austin Downtown and has everything you need to get busy. After a long day enjoy our contemporary guest rooms that boast breathtaking views of downtown Austin.

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The Vibe at Upstairs at Caroline

Exciting Rooftop Events

Enjoy regular specials including weekly happy hours and pet-friendly events. Pets are more than welcome to get in on the fun too with a special doggie menu.

Handmade Pastries

Sweet Treats

Need a sweet treat to get you through the afternoon? Let the aroma of fresh-baked, made-in-house desserts guide you to the legendary pastry case and then linger with your laptop and enjoy the free WiFi and carefully-curated playlists.

Caroline Bar

Serving Austin Favorites

People watch on the Congress Ave patio over half-priced bottles of wine on Monday evenings or enjoy the popular weekend brunch. From Austin favorites like chicken and waffles to arguably the best enchiladas in town, there is something for everyone at Caroline.

Commitment to Clean

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Aloft Austin Downtown

109 East 7th Street, Austin, Texas, USA, 78701

Tel: +1 512-476-2222

Get Busy with Shared Features

In addition to Aloft's features, enjoy Element Austin Downtown's shared amenities, located on the third floor of our building. | Bikes to Borrow program. | Guest laundry facilities. | Resource: business center, open 24/7. | Restore: gourmet pantry with local bites.

Porte Cohere

Welcome to a Pet Friendly Austin Hotel

Arf Program

We know that your furry friends are more like family. Spend a day with your beloved dog at Zilker Metropolitan Park, and then return for Yappy Hour at our pet-friendly restaurant, where we serve you cocktail and give a snack to your pet. Our Arf Program offers a special bed, bowl and a doggie bag of delicious treats and toys, all complimentary to use during your stay. If your dog is larger than 40 pounds, please contact the hotel directly to see about a waiver. Should you have additional questions regarding out pet policies, please reach out to the hotel prior to your stay.

Dog Friendly


2023 Tripadvisor Travelers Choice Award
2023 Travelers' Choice - Tripadvisor

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