Best Western Plus opened as Pflugerville's first hotel in 2016

Pflugervilleu2019s first hotel opened in 2016, soon to be followed by the second in 2017.

Pflugervilleu2019s first hotel opened in 2016, soon to be followed by the second in 2017.

What we reported Pflugerville’s first hotel, the 70-room Best Western Plus Pflugerville Inn & Suites, opened in June. The hotel is a $6 million facility that has meeting space for 90 people.


Construction continues on Pflugerville’s second hotel, the Courtyard Marriott hotel and conference center at the corner of Impact Way and Pecan Street near SH 130 in Pflugerville. The 142-room hotel will cost more than $20 million and feature a 20,000-square-foot conference center.


The latest Work continues on the exterior and interior of the Courtyard Marriott, which will open next to the Best Western Plus. According to Amy Madison, Pflugerville Community Development Corp. executive director, the hotel will open in the spring. A target date has not been announced.


What’s next Next to the Courtyard Marriott, a piece of property was sold to build another Marriott property, a Fairfield Inn & Suites. Madison said a construction schedule has not been announced.






16101 Impact Way, Pflugerville

By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is managing editor of the nine Austin-Central Texas editions of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.


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