A New Year, a New Hotel! February 2009 will mark the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation, and the unveiling of the full-service Doubletree Hotel Austin-University Area. With 149 spacious guest rooms, and over 4,500 square feet of flexible meeting space, we are a perfect fit for both business and leisure travelers. Situated East of IH-35 and MLK Jr. Blvd., the Doubletree Hotel Austin-University Area boasts a premier location only minutes from Austin's top attractions and key landmarks. The University of Texas at Austin, Frank Erwin Center, Austin Convention Center, State Capitol, and many of Austin's top employers, local Colleges and Universities are located within minutes of our location. With a boutique hotel feel, and the amenities and conveniences of a full-service hotel, the Doubletree Hotel Austin-University Area is slated to be the premium choice for travelers into Austin.Doubletree Hotel Austin-University Area Features: Complimentary parking, 4,500 square feet of newly renovated Meeting Space; including two Boardrooms and four Meeting Rooms, 149 newly renovated, spacious guestrooms, Directly across from University of Texas and Frank Erwin Center, Complimentary High-speed Internet access throughout hotel, New Topaz Bar and Grill, with nightly dinner specials, 24-hour newly renovated Fitness Center featuring Precor equipment, Outdoor swimming pool, Full-service in-house audio/visual and business center services, Perfectly positioned near downtown attractions and businesses.Doubletree Hotel Austin-University Area Guestroom Features: High-speed Internet access, Sweet Dreams bedding, Neutrogena bath amenities, Complimentary weekday USA Today newspapers for all guests, Premium cable channels with in-room movies, Wolfgang Puck coffee maker and coffee, Spacious work desk with lamp and ergonomic chair, Iron and ironing board and hair dryer, Two-line speakerphone with voicemail, On-site laundry facility, Hilton HHonors members earn both points and miles for every qualifying stay through the award-winning Hilton HHonors Program.Explore Austin, the Live Music Capital of the World, and venture into downtown where you can immerse yourself in culture at one of our historical landmarks and museums, shop till you drop at any of the unique and trendy shopping areas, or take a break and experience the musical stylings of our local artists at one of the many music venues.Cheer on your favorite University of Texas Longhorn team at Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium, UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Frank Erwin Center, Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, or Mike A. Myers Stadium, all of which are within walking distance of our hotel. When evening comes, walk to the Frank Erwin Center and sing along with your favorite performing artist. Stroll around the 2nd Street District; every fashionistas dream, and peek into the eclectic shops nearby. Take a step back in time while visiting the Bob Bullock State History Museum, or admire eclectic artwork at the Austin Museum of Art; the choices are endless.We welcome you to Austin where our Doubletree Hotel Austin-University Area staff looks forward to greeting you with a warm Doubletree Chocolate-Chip cookie!