Jane Lerman

The LINE Austin

  • Where:
  • Why:Vacation – a mid-way stop on a cross-country road trip.
  • When:December 2018 – January 2019
  • Who:Me and my husband.
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The LINE Austin Arriving at The LINE Austin.

Arriving at The LINE Austin.

The LINE Austin Me lounging in the mid-century modern lobby of my dreams.

Me lounging in the mid-century modern lobby of my dreams.

The LINE Austin Our room and extra welcoming bed after a day of 8+ hours of driving

Our room and extra welcoming bed after a day of 8+ hours of driving

The LINE Austin Cozy corner details.

Cozy corner details.

The LINE Austin Excellent selfie lighting.

Excellent selfie lighting.

The LINE Austin Gorgeous views over Austin from the room.

Gorgeous views over Austin from the room.

The LINE Austin Reading materials and customized books.

Reading materials and customized books.

The LINE Austin Interiors at Arlo Grey overlooking the infinity pool.

Interiors at Arlo Grey overlooking the infinity pool.

The LINE Austin Ice cube details at Arlo Grey for the win.

Ice cube details at Arlo Grey for the win.

The LINE Austin All about a good breakfast in bed - especially when the menu you order from looks like french toast.

All about a good breakfast in bed - especially when the menu you order from looks like french toast.

The LINE Austin Sparkling clean Downtown Austin.

Sparkling clean Downtown Austin.

The LINE Austin Cenote - a great place for brunch and breakfast tacos.

Cenote - a great place for brunch and breakfast tacos.

The LINE Austin The walk to our room - really feeling the table lamp-like lighting throughout.

The walk to our room - really feeling the table lamp-like lighting throughout.

The LINE Austin Golden hour over the state capitol building, as seen from our room.

Golden hour over the state capitol building, as seen from our room.

The LINE Austin Texture play.

Texture play.

The LINE Austin The 1965-built and recently renovated exterior of The LINE Austin.

The 1965-built and recently renovated exterior of The LINE Austin.

Highs & Lows

  • Beautiful mid-century modern inspired design that pays homage to the building’s history.

  • Amazing views from majority of the rooms and suites overlooking the city skyline and Town Lake.

  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff available 24 hours a day to help make the most of your stay in Austin.

  • Ideal, central location in the heart of downtown Austin – just a short walk to cool-kid hang out neighborhoods of East Austin and South Congress.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 48/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxury hotel.

  • Vibe

    Austin cool kid hot spot meets mid-century modern oasis.

  • Location

    Centrally located in the heart of Austin and walking distance to just about every part of town you would want to explore on a first visit the city. The hotel is located right on Austin’s Town Lake and a few short streets from the capital building, ensuring just about every room on the property takes advantage of a beautiful view.

  • Rooms

    428

  • Music

    Lounge-y and upbeat.

  • Year Opened

    2018

  • Designed By

    Collaboration between Austin-based architect Michael Hsu and LA-based designer Sean Knibb.

  • Health & Wellness

    Yes

  • Restaurant

    Yes, numerous dining options are available on site including formal dining restaurant Arlo Grey, casual Dean’s One Trick Pony and rooftop dining venue P6. For casual coffee and quick bites, Alfred – a café in the hotel’s lobby, is a perfect stop for on-the-go treats before hitting the streets of Austin.

  • Bar

    Yes, Dean’s One Trick Pony and P6 are beautiful venues for artisanal cocktails.

  • Minibar

    Yes

  • Children

    Kids will love the pool overlooking Town Lake, but you’ll likely have more fun in this sexy hotel if you leave them at home.

  • Price

    Luxury, but not unattainable.

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