Fact Sheet

As the newest addition to the Sonesta Collection, the stylish 195-room Sonesta Bee Cave overlooks the rolling terrain of our beautiful Texas Hill Country. Adjacent to the Hill Country Galleria of Bee Cave and just 20 minutes from downtown Austin – Texas’ famed “Live Music Capital of the World” – this hotel brings together the unique aspects of a contemporary aesthetic and an authentic Austin vibe.

Experience the casual yet sophisticated spirit of Sonesta Bee Cave. For the business traveler, 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event rooms are well-equipped to host gatherings and events. The hotel is located just over 20 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

With prime locale to the Hill Country Galleria – a lifestyle center that covers 1.3 million square feet – world-class dining, shopping and an outdoor amphitheater for entertainment and play are found just a short walk away. Hiking and biking opportunities are everywhere, including the 2.3 mile walking trail right on the property. Guests can choose from a myriad of outdoor activities, while many cultural and commercial highlights are also nearby. 

The lovely earth tones of the Sonesta Bee Cave Austin say it all: you’re in the midst of Texas’ inspiring Hill Country. The hotel's earthen palette and energy reflect these beautiful surroundings, enhanced with hand-crafted woods and rich textures of stones and other natural materials. 

Relax in the central courtyard and enjoy an outdoor swimming pool and sun deck. Take advantage of a fitness center and 24-hour business center. Take in the panoramic backdrop of a breathtaking Hill Country view from atop Meridian 98, its glass-enclosed rooftop terrace bar and lounge. Whether for business or pleasure, the guest experience at Sonesta is enhanced by the authentic hospitality and commitment to delivering a collection of diverse and distinctive properties. Sonesta offers a sense of place, not just a place to stay.

Reservations are now being accepted for arrivals on July 5, 2015.

Guest Room and Suite Amenities

  • 195 guest rooms and suites
  • 5 full suites and 9 executive-corner king rooms
  • Rooms overlooking courtyard and swimming pool, or Texas Hill Country
  • 48” LED televisions
  • Alarm clock and charging station
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless internet access
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luxurious bath products
  • Luxurious bedding
  • Refrigerator
  • Sonesta Robes (suites)
  • Telephone
  • Wet bar (suites)
  • Barrier-free and ADA-compliant rooms
  • Pet friendly
  • Check-in: 3 p.m. Check-out: 11 a.m. (Guests must be 21 years of age or older to check in)

Dining and Entertainment

Meridian 98, Sonesta Bee Cave’s rooftop terrace bar and lounge, will compliment our gorgeous, panoramic rooftop views of the Texas Hill Country by introducing a farm-to-fork Texas experience in each specialty beverage, spoonful and tasting plate, ultimately providing guests an authentic local option and experience. Creative, inspired, locally sourced menus will deliver local culture through Sonesta’s Food Is Art culinary focus.  Serving breakfast and dinner, Meridian 98 will feature specialty tasting plates, entrees, and local hospitality in a glass via hand-crafted cocktails. All of this will be established through working relationships with our local farmers, cattlemen, fishermen and spirit makers.

Services & Facilities

  • 10,000 square feet of meeting and event function space
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge Services
  • Fitness Center
  • “The Buzz” Sundry Shop
  • Meridian 98 Bar and Terrace, the hotel's rooftop terrace bar and lounge
  • In-room dining options
  • Outdoor swimming pool with sun deck and lounge chairs
  • World-class dining, shopping and entertainment on-site, within the Hill Country Galleria
  • Complimentary local shuttle services
  • Valet Parking – $12 overnight, $5 full day (3+ hrs)
  • Self Parking – Complimentary

Fitness

  • 2.3 mile trail around the property
  • Cardio machines
  • Free weights and bench
  • Healthy options on all our menus
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun deck

Business Center

  • 24-hour business center with computer access
  • Faxing and printing capabilities
  • Free Wi-Fi

Meetings and Events

  • 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
  • 6th-Floor space available to rent for special events (lounge, outdoor deck and 2,000 square feet of glassed-in space with panoramic Hill Country views; great for corporate and wedding events)
  • Ballroom, divisible into 5 smaller rooms
  • Commitment to sustainable, green meeting practices
  • Executive boardroom
  • Free Wi-Fi in all conference rooms and meeting spaces as well as in public areas
  • On-site audio-visual resources
  • Signature catering & customized menu options
  • Two meeting rooms adjacent to Boardroom

Local Attractions

  • Austin Area Museums
  • Austin Children’s Museum
  • Bee Cave Central Park and Bee Cave Sculpture Park
  • Blanton Museum of Art
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Harry Ranson Center
  • Hill Country Science Mill of Johnson City
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
  • O. Henry Museum

Entertainment

  • Austin Music Hall
  • The Backyard Live Music
  • Moody Theater, home of ACL Live
  • One World Theater
  • Paramount Theater
  • The Saxon Pub
  • University of Texas Performing Arts Center

Outdoors

  • Boating, Jet Skiing, Sailing and Fishing on both Lake Travis and Lake Austin
  • Falconhead Golf Club
  • Falconhead West Primitive Park
  • Flintrock Falls Golf Course
  • Hamilton Pool State Park
  • The Hills of Lakeway
  • Milton Reimers Ranch Park and Rock Climbing
  • Mount Bonnell
  • The Oasis Restaurant
  • Pace Bend Park
  • The University of Texas Golf Club

Road Trips

  • Visit the historic Texas towns of Dripping Springs, Fredericksburg, Johnson City and Wimberley, all within an hour’s drive.
  • Road and trail bike several in places throughout the immediate area
  • Peruse the Texas Wine Country, no more than 60 minutes away

Sports and Universities

  • Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
  • St. Edward’s University campus
  • UFCU Disch-Falk Field
  • The University of Texas at Austin campus