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Joint Aloft, Element hotel now open in downtown Austin
White Lodging Services Corp.’s two new downtown hotels, the 278-room Aloft Austin Downtown and the 144-room Element Austin Downtown, opened July 27 at 109 E. Seventh St., Austin. The hotels share amenities including a 24-hour fitness center and nearly 2,500 square feet of flexible meeting space. A casual American all-day eatery Caroline and the second-floor lounge Upstairs at Caroline are also open. www.alofthotels.com, www.elementhotels.com, www.whitelodging.com