Texas is one of the most popular states in the US with travelers. Millions of people head to the Lone Star State each year, eager to enjoy that world famous Texas hospitality, as well as the inimitable flavors and savors of true Texan cuisine and the unique sights and activities of a state that has never failed to embrace its Old West roots. It's a lively and vibrant place, filled with things to do, and the state capital of Austin is one of the best places to start off.

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Home of the University of Texas, Austin is famous for being the 'Live Music Capital of the World'. This is where you can experience non-stop activity, all through the day and night, perfect for people who want to make the most of every single second of their lives. Austin is also filled with parks and lakes for outdoor activities like hiking and boating, as well as a great range of museums, nightlife hotspots, galleries, entertainment venues, shops, and restaurants. One of the best places to stay in Austin is The Carpenter Hotel.

The Carpenter Hotel - Best Austin Hotel

Located at 400 Josephine Street, The Carpenter Hotel is a friendly and popular Austin hotel that provides comfortable rooms, great food and drink, fine service, and much more besides. It has everything you could hope to find at an Austin hotel, receiving plenty of 5-star reviews from past guests for its comfort, cleanliness, service, and atmosphere. In short, if you’re looking for a super place to stay in Austin, look no further than The Carpenter Hotel.

- The Hotel - Coming from acclaimed hospitality group The Mighty Union, The Carpenter Hotel is one of the latest and greatest design hotels in Austin. It appeals to creative people and those who enjoy great service and unique, well-designed spaces, being beautiful both inside and out. As well as having a prime location and luxurious rooms, it features its own in-house cafe and also hosts various fun events throughout the year. It's a hip and happening place, a spot where people from all walks of life can come together and feel right at home, enjoying the charms of the building and its exterior, while also being able to sit down at the on-site cafe or restaurant to relax with their friends and families at any time of day.

- The Rooms - Guests at The Carpenter Hotel will be able to choose from a nice selection of room types, ranging from the Simple Queen rooms right the way up to Large King rooms. The latter are equipped with King sized beds, twin sized daybeds, a private terrace space, blackout shutters, flat screen TVs, spacious seating areas, and more. The whole hotel has been designed beautifully from top to bottom, and this can really be seen in the rooms, which feature a nice mixture of retro and contemporary furnishings and elements, with various colors, textures, and contrasts playing together to create a thoroughly unique identity in each space. No matter which room type you choose, you’ll find all the comforts of home waiting to greet you.

- Location - One of the best aspects of The Carpenter Hotel is its location. Situated in the Zilker neighborhood, The Carpenter Hotel offers immediate access to the expansive Zilker Metropolitan Park and is less than 20 minutes from Austin's train station too. Guests will be able to walk just a few minutes out of the hotel doors to be beside the Colorado River, enjoying some of the best parks and green spaces in the city, with plenty of great hiking and biking trails to enjoy. Downtown Austin is just on the other side of the river, with all of its galleries, museums, and the famous Texas Capitol building, and you can find a lot of top quality restaurants and shops in the trendy streets around The Carpenter Hotel too.

- Food and Drink - The Carpenter Hotel is nicely situated near plenty of great bars, cafes, and restaurants, but it also has a couple of its own. The Carpenters Hall restaurant is popular with locals and tourists alike. Open from 7am to 12am each day, this bar and restaurant serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, making use of top quality ingredients to offer authentic Texas cooking and hospitality. You'll find the likes of turkey club sandwiches and griddle burgers on the menu, as well as vegetarian and vegan options too. When you just want to grab a cup of coffee or a light bite, head to Hotel Coffee, the on-site cafe for The Carpenter Hotel, serving up soothing, delicious coffees and snacks throughout the day. website