Welcome to Element Austin Downtown

Experience downtown Austin from our apartment-style hotel

Immerse in the world-famous charm of Austin at Element Austin Downtown. Situated in the heart of downtown, only one block from the dining, entertainment and nightlife of 6th Street, our hotel is perfectly positioned to explore all that Austin has to offer. Ideal for extended stays, our hotel rooms and suites feature fully-equipped kitchenettes and a contemporary, open-flow style. Stay near the Austin Convention Center, attend ACL at Zilker Park, or root on the Longhorns at the University of Texas. Our hotel offers three on-site dining options. Start your day with local roasted coffee and fresh pastries at The Coffeehouse at Caroline, then after exploring the area, enjoy modern American fare at Caroline, our neighborhood restaurant. Visit Upstairs at Caroline, our rooftop bar and gaming yard. Our hotel offers meeting spaces for any event and is combined with Aloft Austin. Element Austin welcomes our furry friends for the perfect extended stay and offers other amenities to make your trip feel just like home!

Temporary Closures
For the health and safety of our guests, some hotel facilities or services, including restaurants and fitness center, may not be available to guests for a period of time.
One-Bedroom Suite
One-Bedroom Suite
One-Bedroom Suite
One-Bedroom Suite

Rooms and Suites

Extended Stays

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.

Queen/Queen Guest Room

Apartment-Style Guestrooms

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.

Studio King Guest Room

Guestroom Kitchenettes

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.

Guest Room Kitchenette

Upstairs at Caroline

An Urban Backyard

Hotel guests and locals play at this unique outdoor dining experience, designed to be reflective of an Austinite’s backyard. Grab a handcrafted cocktail, street taco or ceviche to enjoy while playing cornhole, foosball, shuffleboard and more.

outdoor covered area with backyard style seating and yard games
Upstairs at Caroline - Game Yard
closeup of bar food including street tacos and ceviche
Upstairs at Caroline - Street Tacos


Element Austin Downtown

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

Tel: +1 512-473-0000
Distance from Property: 8 Miles
Phone Number: +1 512-5302242
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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.

Dog Friendly

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.

Bikes to Borrow

Property Details

Free Grab n go and Hot Breakfast

Free Coffee/Tea



Fitness Center

Meeting Space

Convenience Store

Gift Shop


Wake up Calls


Service Request

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Minimum Age to Check In: 21

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome.

Dogs up to 40 pounds are allowed.

Maximum Pet Weight: 40lbs

Parking Valet

Daily: $52

Additional Parking Information

Self-parking not available. Vehicles must be less than 6’6” in height for valet. No motorcycles, lifted trucks, etc.

Policies and Payments

Accepts: Cash, Credit Cards

Contactless mobile payments


Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Spanish

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 512-473-0000

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Service Animals are Welcome

Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Closed 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 Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


Carbon Footprint: 21.24 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 407.72 liters per room night