Westin Hotels Makes Its Debut in Austin, Texas

The Westin Austin at The Domain opened this month in the heart of Austin’s business, retail and residential district

By: By Skye Mayring

The Westin Austin at The Domain // (c) 2010

The Westin Austin at The Domain

Just in time for the South By Southwest film and music festival, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., introduced its first Austin hotel, The Westin Austin at The Domain. The 340-room property is set within The Domain business, retail and residential district, less than 15 minutes away from downtown Austin.

“We are delighted to extend the Westin brand into the dynamic city of Austin, known for its thriving high-tech businesses and world-renowned live music scene,” said Nancy London, vice president of Westin Hotels & Resorts. “The Westin Austin at The Domain delivers our signature blend of sophistication and rejuvenation, designed to send guests home feeling even better than when they arrived.”

Guestrooms incorporate the brand’s Heavenly Bed concept — a pillow-top mattress set, a comfortable down blanket, crisp sheets, a comforter, a duvet and five plush pillows. Additionally, rooms feature in-room, high-speed Internet access and an ergonomic work space in a relaxed setting.

The Westin Austin at The Domain offers nearly 17,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, catering and event planning services and top-of-the-line meeting technology. Additional facilities include the Urban restaurant and lounge, a 24-hour gym, a business center and a heated outdoor pool.

The Westin Austin at The Domain