Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Aloft Austin Northwest, the second Aloft in Austin. Owned by Pure Lodging Hospitality and managed by Lodgic Hospitality, Aloft Austin Northwest features 130 spacious loft-style rooms, 1,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and live music at W XYZ Bar.
"We are thrilled to expand the Aloft brand's footprint in the vibrant city of Austin and expect that this vibrant new hotel will soon emerge as a popular choice among travelers due to its distinctive sense of style, innovative programming and buzzing social scene," said Toni Stoeckl, Global Brand Leader and Vice President, Distinctive Select Brands. "Designed to meet to the needs of today's hyper-connected global traveler, Aloft is now in over 100 dynamic destinations worldwide."
Aloft Austin Northwest is just steps from the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Lakeline Mall, and close to the Lakeline station on Capital MetroRail, where visitors can catch a ride to the shops, restaurants and nightclubs of downtown Austin. Known as the "Live Music Capital of the World," Austin offers an impressive array of live jazz, blues, rock and roll and country music performances and Aloft adds to this with their dynamic live music programming called Live At Aloft Hotels, the signature ongoing music series with live, intimate, acoustic performances and backstage moments by some of the hottest emerging artists at Aloft's W XYZ Bar. The hotel is also close to numerous high-tech companies including Dell, Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM and Oracle and 25 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
"Aloft Austin Northwest is a superb addition to this fast-growing high-tech hub," said Andy Patel, Asset Manager, Lodgic Hospitality. "Visitors to Austin will appreciate the leading-edge design and tech-forward atmosphere offered by Aloft Hotels."
Aloft Austin Northwest features SPG Keyless — the industry-first keyless entry system that enables guests to use their smartphone or Apple watch as a room key—and fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Additional amenities include a Splash indoor pool, a Re:charge(SM) fitness center; Re:fuel(SM) by Aloft – a one-stop gourmet grab & go food and beverage area; and live, local music at the brand's signature W XYZ bar as part of the signature Live At Aloft Hotels music series.
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