Immerse yourself in Austin's history and charm amid the unbridled elegance of the The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel, located in the heart of The Live Music Capital of the World. Our Sonesta love of art comes to life in this splendid hotel – from our historic Art Deco façade and sophisticated décor to our carefully crafted cocktails and cuisine. Settle in to our beautifully appointed rooms and suites, and let our Texas hospitality wash over you.

Our two upscale-dining establishments add memorable flavors to your stay, as does our historic bar. Our 6,000 square feet of meeting and event space are all located on one level, adding convenience to your gathering of up to 400 attendees. And it’s all centrally located at our Congress Avenue hotel in downtown Austin near famed attractions like Sixth Street and Rainey Street just to name a few.

Sonesta transitioned this hotel from InterContinental® Stephen F Austin Hotel. Our team looks forward to welcoming you to an unrivaled guest experience when you visit this new location.


701 Congress Avenue

Austin, TX 78701 US

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When looking for wedding venues in Austin, The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel offers so much more than a luxurious interior and classic elegance. From the Capital Ballroom and Terrace on the 2nd floor to private rooms for bridal showers, brunches and teas—our hotel stands out as a perfect spot for Austin weddings.

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We are committed to protecting the health, safety, and well-being of our guests and employees. Our Stay Safe with Sonesta program, in partnership with Ecolab, observes applicable public health requirements and enhanced hygienic protocols including cleanliness, sanitization, and modified guest services. Learn about our hotel and available amenities that reflect the current guest experience.


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