Enjoy foodie delights amidst an upscale esthetic


Find the unexpected at the restaurant hotels at W Austin. From the cozy and trendy Living Room to the upscale and innovative Trace Restaurant to our delightful WET pool bar, there's always something interesting happening here. Our weekday happy hour is always a treat and is something you must attend. If you'd prefer to stay in after your busy day in Austin, let us serve you in your suite with our 24-hour room service.

Dining Room



Snag a seat at the bar for happy hour and do a little people watching on the sidewalk patio. Steeped in Austin character and style, TRACE offers a unique dining experience in downtown Austin

7:00 AM-10:00 PM

Living Room Bar


Experience more than just a casual hangout in Austin at The Living Room. With 8,000 vinyl records, spanning the full spectrum of the musical world, our hotel bar creates an atmosphere unlike anything else in downtown.

3:00 PM-10:00 PM
6:00 PM-2:00 AM

Austin's Largest Happy Hour

Enjoy beats from our dynamic mix of local DJs while enjoying signature sips and bites. On certain nights, you might even take in a live music performance. Join us for Austin's largest HAPPY HOUR, Sunday - Thursday from 4 pm - 6 pm, in The Living Room Bars, and TRACE.

Wine bottle and two wine glasses on a long wooden table

The Records Room

Austin may be the capital of Texas, but it's also the live music capital of the world. The Living Room's Records Room is our homage to Austin's love of music, featuring over 8,000 vinyl records from a wide variety of artists. Browse Texas classics, worldwide sensations, or hip new releases, we have something for every musical taste.

Records Room

In-Room Dining

Just because you're getting too cozy in your room doesn't mean you don't get to indulge. Our 24-hour in-room dining service, just a buzz away, brings our epicurean offerings to your doorstep.

WOW Suite - Living Room
Trace Dining & Services
Square umbrella, small table, and outdoor chairs on patio

TRACE Austin Dining Options

Experience our fine Texas cuisine. TRACE patio is open for dining or if you wish to dine at home, we offer cocktails & food to-go.

Private dining room with square table, TV, and lounge chairs

Private Dining

Looking for a more intimate experience? Book our private dining room, patio, or lounge for your larger group or event. Featuring Executive Chef Manuel Rodriguez and the TRACE pastry team, they are ready to customize any event or menu. Did we mention that we offer DJ brunches on Saturdays & Sundays? Please call (512) 542-3660 for reservations.

Living Room Features
Sofas and coffee tables at Tequila Bar

Tequila Bar

Our bright and airy Tequila Bar features plentiful plush seating areas, front-seat views of bustling Lavaca Street, and of course its own fully stocked bar. Enjoy the warmth of an intimate shared fireplace between the Tequila Bar and its neighboring Screened Porch areas while you sip on signature cocktails and peruse our collection of coffee table books and games.

Lounge chairs and low sofas near a bar

Secret Bar

Let's get intimate. Have a seat. Sip on a cocktail. Enjoy the glow. You're in the Secret Bar (sometimes known to our guests as our "Red Room"... you can see why). Enjoy cocktails from its separate, fully stocked bar and indulge in snacks from our bar menu. Secret Bar is also the home to our beautiful, vintage McIntosh Sound System.

Wicker chairs and plush sofas by corner windows

Screened Porch

All the beauty and benefits of a classic Southern screened porch...with the added bonus of A/C. Luxuriate in oversized windows perfect for people-watching, views of the lush patio at TRACE Restaurant, and an intimate shared fireplace. Bring your laptop in and lounge while you catch up on emails, or grab a seat at night to indulge in tantalizing treats and signature libations.


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