Discover the possibilities at our hotel in downtown Austin
Experience Texas' capital city like never before at Aloft Austin Downtown. Tucked within the popular 6th Street Entertainment District, our hotel places you just steps away from the area's best shopping, dining, and entertainment. The University of Texas at Austin is nearby, as is Zilker Metropolitan Park and Lady Bird Lake. Contemporary rooms offer smart design and perks like free Wi-Fi access, Smart TVS, ergonomic workspaces and The W's Bliss® Spa bath products. Many of our hotel accommodations also boast breathtaking views of downtown Austin from oversized windows. Break a sweat at re:charge℠ gym, grab a coffee and fresh baked pastry at Coffeehouse at Caroline, or drop in for a meal at Caroline, our inviting restaurant - then stake a spot at Upstairs at Caroline for drinks, games and more. Plan a meeting in one of our flexible spaces or a private dinner in the restaurant.
An all-day local spot serving homemade breakfast, lunch, dinner and to-go, Caroline is the place to have breakfast or lunch, linger over an afternoon glass of wine, enjoy dinner and stay for a cocktail.
Upstairs at Caroline
Who says games are just for kids? Join the urban backyard party at Upstairs at Caroline, our open-air rooftop bar. From Jenga and foosball to shuffleboard and cornhole, there's plenty to keep you occupied while you sip a cocktail and enjoy our menu.
Coffeehouse at Caroline
The Coffeehouse at Caroline will keep you buzzing from sun up through sun down in Downtown Austin. Grab your favorite blend from local Austin coffee roaster Little City Roasters or a hand-baked sweet treat to get you through the afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Live Like a Local
An Austin Tradition
Scooting around town in a pair of Texas footwear from South Congress Avenue’s go-to Western wear shop might just have you saying "y’all" by the end of the night. Allens Boots Flagship Store, located off the vibrant South Congress Avenue, has provided the best of boots and Southern hospitality to locals and world-wide travelers since 1977. We carry a variety of both men's and women's sizes of cowboy (and cowgirl) boots ready for you to borrow to hit 6th Street in style during your stay with us.
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.
Welcome to a Pet Friendly Austin Hotel
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.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Smoke Free Property
Maximum pet weight: 40lbs
Accepts: Cash,Credit Cards
Contactless mobile payments
Property has elevators
Languages spoken by staff:
For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms,common areas,or special services relating to a specific disability,please call +1 512-476-2222
Accessible on-site parking
Property has elevators
Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools
Service Animals are Welcome
Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs
Van Accessible on-site parking
Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool
Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible
Main Entrance is Accessible
Meeting Spaces are Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor
Adjustable HIght Hand-Held Shower Wand
Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers
Bathtub Grab Rails
Close Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Flashing Door Knockers
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Electricat Outlets
Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Room Windows Open
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Secondary Locks on Room Windows
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors