Fairmont Austin

Fairmont Austin, is a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star property, in downtown. The 37-story luxury hotel features 1,048 richly appointed guest rooms and suites.. Guests experience personalized service, unique views, five restaurant and bar offerings, seasonally heated swimming pool on the 7th floor and an award winning spa.
Austin is rich in Art & Culture & The Fairmont Hotel is surrounded by much of what the city has to offer.
There are many outstanding restaurant’s in Austin get recommendation’s and reservations from your concierge.

Austin, "Live Music Capital of the World" is full of fun things to do

Famous for its BBQ
These four restaurants are within walking distance of the Fairmont.

Ironworks BBQ

Stubbs

Coppers BBQ 

Franklin BBQ

Alternatively you can combine activities and enjoy  its rich collection of Public Art whilst enjoying a self guided stroll around E 2nd Street & beyond. VISIT WEBSITE

Waterloo Park is right next to the State capitol building. VISIT WEBSITE 

Urban hiking
Waller beach at town lake Metropolitan park , offers kayaking & The Ann & Rory Butler Hike and bike trail along the Colorado river. VISIT WEBSITE

Walking distance from The Fairmont the Mexic-Arte is a small museum dedicated to  traditional contemporary Mexican, Latino and Latin American art and culture VISIT WEBSITE

You may be aware of the popular slogan “Keep Austin Weird”. To witness this beloved quirkiness, visit Museum of the Weird, on 6th Street in downtown Austin, Texas inside Lucky Lizard Curios & Gifts.  VISIT WEBSITE

The Texas capitol building in the largest capitol building in the United States. Free tours run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Look closely at the brass chandeliers in the House of Representatives Chamber, the light bulbs spell out T-E-X-A-S. VISIT WEBSITE

Live music is Literally everywhere in Austin,. To find out where to go and what to see either near The Fairmont or further afield check out VISIT WEBSITE

Alternatively a mere 5 minute walk from the Fairmont you will find the Lively bar and restaurant scene in Rainey street. 

Finally for something a little different : Congress avenue bridge and its bats Starting in late March North America’s largest urban bat population of Mexican free tailed bats calls Austin home.  The best time to see the bats is around sunset, but this “nightly show” can happen anytime between 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. and  can take as long as 45 minutes for all of the bats to exit the bridge Head to grassy hill vantage point of the Statesman Bat Observation Center, adjacent to the bridge. or you can go down the steps at the corner of Congress Avenue and Barton Springs Road. 

Black and LatinX owned businesses in Austin

Topio has a commitment to supporting Black and LatinX owned businesses 

Black and LatinX Owned Business Acceleration Program


If you want to take action and leave a lasting impact on Austin’s Black, hispanic and LatinX community, neighborhoods and businesses, spend your money at these businesses and restaurants during your visit.

 

Click here For an Austin Field Guide created by Visit Austin & the  Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC).

Click here For do512.com list of black owned businesses, with a map of  restaurants

Click here  for LatinX owned restaurants in Austin