AUSTIN, Texas. — Thompson Austin and tommie Austin officially opened their doors to travelers in the Texas state capital earlier this year.
Situated within a mixed-use development, the two properties are the latest lifestyle hotels from Hyatt. Located just 15 minutes from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, both concepts introduce new culinary, entertainment, and cultural experiences to downtown Austin.
“Thompson Austin and tommie Austin each bring something unique and new to the spirited city of Austin,” says managing director Nate Hardesty. “Thompson Austin stands as the newest cultural hub boasting exceptional service, an elevated social scene, and highly desirable food and beverage offerings while tommie Austin is a reimagined hotel experience built for discovering vibrant neighborhoods. Austin is one of the most beloved travel destinations and serves as home to many inspiring people and businesses that we’re honored to be joining.”
Thompson Austin features 212 guestrooms and suites; 17 residences; a 6,700-square-foot wellness center with a sports simulator and private fitness rooms; a pool deck surrounded by greenery with al fresco dining; street-level culinary experiences led by James Beard Award-winning chef Mashama Bailey and partner Johno Morisano; and more than 10,000 square feet of interior and exterior private event space. With features such as 20-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, the hotel includes a wide variety of venues. Offerings include the Red River Ballroom (3,890 square feet), Bass Boardroom (1,336 square feet), Singer Boardroom (311 square feet), Newton Boardroom (467 square feet), and Kelley Boardroom (348 square feet), each named for notable figures from Texas Hill Country history. Additionally, the fourth-floor Bayberry Room and Patio features 3,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space to be used for private receptions, acoustic sets, performances, and screenings.
Opening under the JdV by Hyatt brand, tommie Austin was designed by Venice-based Studio Collective and features 193 king-bed guestrooms.
With contactless check-in kiosks and mobile room entry, the hotel welcomes guests with an all-day counter serving specialty coffee drinks from Greater Goods Coffee Co., craft beer, natural wines, and retail, serving as an alternative to a traditional lobby.
Guests encounter six panoramic images situated above each bed shot by local photographer Kenny Braun, featuring photos from the Guadalupe Mountain Range to Big Bend Ranch State Park. Upon entry, guests will witness a 10-foot by 6-foot mural curated by Tom Jean Webb sharing a narrative influenced by the Southwest and its surroundings.