Experience Downtown Austin From Our Apartment-Style Hotel
Element Austin Downtown
Immerse in the world-famous charm of Austin at Element Austin Downtown, an apartment-style hotel. We're situated in the heart of downtown, only one block from the dining, entertainment, and steps from the Capitol on Congress Ave. Ideal for extended stays, our well-appointed hotel rooms and suites feature fully-equipped kitchenettes, Heavenly Beds, free WiFi, Smart TVs and a contemporary, open-flow style. Stay near your conference at the Austin Convention Center, attend ACL at Zilker Park, or root on the Longhorns at the University of Texas. Start your day at The Coffeehouse at Caroline, then after exploring the area, enjoy modern American fare at Caroline, our neighborhood restaurant. After dining, visit Upstairs at Caroline, our rooftop bar and gaming yard, or decompress with a workout in our modern, 24-hour fitness center. With our downtown Austin location and business center, our hotel is also the ideal choice for company gatherings.
Stay Longer in Downtown Austin
Spend your extended stay in an apartment-style hotel room, with a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi, Smart TVs with Netflix and Hulu and rainfall shower, here at Element Austin Downtown. Relax in a studio room with a pull-out couch or in a one-bedroom suite with a separate living area.
Our apartment-style guest rooms provide all the comforts of home, including kitchenettes, an ergonomic workstation and chair, seating area, Smart TV for watching your favorite shows, and more. At the end of a long day, relax in a signature Westin Heavenly Bed.
Kitchenettes are located in every guest room at Element Austin Downtown. Complete with cooking utensils, pots/pans, a refrigerator, microwave, serving plates and cutlery, you have everything you need to prepare - and even cook - a meal just the way you like it. There is even a dishwasher to make clean-up a breeze. Head downtown to visit the Restore pantry in the lobby to pick up a few snacks or microwaveable meals for your stay.
Fuel Up in Austin
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.
Fuel Up in Austin
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 cornhole, there's plenty to keep you occupied while you sip a cocktail and enjoy our menu.
Fuel Up in Austin
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.
Rise: Complimentary Breakfast
Start your day on the right foot with Rise®, our complimentary and customizable breakfast that ranges from quick grab ‘n’ go’s like whole fruit, to a build-your-own Chobani yogurt station, or a hot, freshly made full breakfast.
Relax: Evening Reception
Enjoy some well-deserved down time at our complimentary evening reception. Cheers to a successful day in downtown Austin with a selection of soft drinks, wine, and local beers paired with light bites. *temporarily suspended
Restore: Gourmet Pantry
When hunger strikes, just head to the pantry. Restore has everything you need to prepare delicious meals in the comfort of your private in-room kitchen. You can also choose from a wide variety of salads, yogurts, and easy grab 'n' go snacks. Forgot your toothbrush? We carry toiletries and other travel necessities too. *temporarily suspended
Stay Longer & Save
Discover our exclusive extended stay rates for stays of 5+ consecutive nights at participating hotels and 7+ nights at resorts.
Stay Longer & Earn a $25 Grocery Gift Card
Settling in for an extended stay? Receive a $25 grocery gift card on us when you stay for 7+ consecutive nights.
Experience a Summer Staycation
Create memories in your own backyard with our Summer Staycation Packages. Check rate details for full offer inclusions.
Element Austin Downtown
109 East 7th Street,Austin 78701 Texas USA
Airport Phone: +1 512-530-2242
Hotel direction: 8 miles SE
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Estimated taxi fare: 20 USD (one way)
Bus service, fee: 1.25 USD (one way)
Get on TX-71 from Spirit of Texas Dr, take US-183 N and E 7th St to E 8th St in Austin, turn left onto E 8th St, turn left onto Congress Ave, turn left onto E 7th St, Element Austin Downtown will be on the right
9401 Rental Car Rd, Austin, TX 78719, USA
Phone: +1 512-530-3600
Map & Directions
Element Austin Downtown is located on the corner of Congress and 7th street, just one block from the 6th Street Entertainment District. Explore the local area, and our convenient location to the area's best shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Bring Your Best Friend to Austin
Element Austin Downtown welcomes your four-legged guest to our pet-friendly hotel. Dine at our neighborhood, casual restaurant with your pet, then relax in your room with a complimentary dog bed, water and food bowls, treats and toys. Contact us for a waiver if your dog is larger than 40 pounds. Should you have additional questions regarding our pet policies, please contact the hotel prior to your arrival.
Bikes to Borrow
When you've had enough of the indoors, borrow one of our complimentary bicycles and head out on the town. You can explore all sorts of nearby landmarks and hot spots, from the famed 6th Street Entertainment District or the Texas State Capitol, to the hike and bike trail around Lady Bird Lake. Rainey Street, 2nd Street District, and the University of Texas at Austin are also an easy pedal away. Helmets and bike locks are also provided for your safety.