31-story Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4

Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)

Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)

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The Lobbyist, a two-story cocktail bar, opens within the Austin Marriott Downtown on March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
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Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
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Corinne Restaurant, a neighborhood restaurant and cocktail bar with an outdoor patio, is opening within the Austin Marriott Downtown on March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
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Corinne Restaurant, a neighborhood restaurant and cocktail bar with an outdoor patio, is opening within the Austin Marriott Downtown on March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
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Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
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Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
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Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
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Austin Marriott Downtown opens March 4. (Courtesy Austin Marriott Downtown)
Three years after it broke ground, the 613-room Austin Marriott Downtown is officially opening March 4 at 304 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin.

The 31-story hotel started construction in January 2018. It includes 60,000 square feet of meeting space as well as four food and beverage concepts.

Zanzibar is an outdoor rooftop terrace bar and pool seven stories up that has been open since September. Another bar, The Lobbyist, has two stories with a mezzanine that overlooks the lobby.

The hotel features a grocer, Loaf + Vine, with options including grab-and-go options, baked goods, coffee, beer and wine.

Corinne Restaurant is also opening within the hotel. This is the second location for the neighborhood dining and cocktail restaurant after its first opened in Denver in 2017.


The hotel is owned by White Lodging, which operates approximately 90 hotels, including downtown Austin options, such as the J.W. Marriott, Westin, Aloft and Element. White Lodging also owns The Moxy Austin-University, which opened its 162-room hotel Jan. 13 on The Drag near The University of Texas campus. 512-457-1111. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ausmd-austin-marriott-downtown
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at jflagler@communityimpact.com


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