Saddle Up, Austin: Three Hotels Coming to Texas

AUSTIN, TX—With a distinctive—or some might say, quirky—vibe all its own, the city of Austin draws travelers with its magnetic energy, live music and food scene. Here are some brands ready to tap into Austin’s appeal:

White Lodging Plans First Moxy in Texas

White Lodging broke ground on its third Moxy Hotel. The 162­-room Moxy Austin is set to open in 2020 and will be located alongside the University of Texas at Austin campus.

The shared spaces will include White Lodging’s food ­truck-inspired 24-­hour taco concept, Zombie Taco, and pick­up bites in the lobby, game tables in the public space, and an interactive digital guestbook which streams Instagram images and videos from Moxy guests around the globe.

Arrive East Austin to Open This Summer

Arrive Hotels & Restaurants’ third neighborhood hotel is set to open on July 10, offering check-in at the bar, texting with the concierge, and dining at two restaurants—Vixen’s Wedding and Lefty’s Brick Bar—as well as a gin bar and Cartel Coffee Lab.

The 83-room hotel marks the brand’s third opening. At check-in, guests receive a key card that serves as pocket-sized art, as well as a curated field guide to local eats. All requests, from towels to toothpaste, will be handled via text messages to the number listed on the room key.

Best Western’s Aiden Opens in Austin, TX

Best Western Hotels & Resorts is heralding the arrival of Aiden by Best Western in Austin, TX. Best Western @ Austin City Hotel evokes a “boutique-coolness” atmosphere, providing a lively, engaged and welcoming environment to travelers looking for a hotel that blends hip, casual charm with an eclectic neighborhood feel.

No two Aiden hotels are alike with each designed to reflect the unique personality of the community they serve. Accommodations showcase abstract and modern guestrooms, complete with vibrant color palette and plush fabrics. In addition, multifunctional public areas are bright and offer modern signature seating.