Make summer memories with friends and family at downtown Austin’s lake house. Relax in a swaying hammock or cozy Adirondack as you watch the clouds – and boats – drift by. Or take part in a full line-up of activities that make the most of our unparalleled location and talented team, from lawn games and retro boat rides to complimentary rosé tastings with our sommelier.

Uniquely Austin Experiences

  • A watering hole surrounded by grass and trees, a person is swimming from one side to the other.
    Barton Springs Pool

    Tucked within Zilker Park, this three-acre spring-fed swimming hole maintains an average water temperature of 68 to 70 degrees, making it the ideal spot to cool off on summer afternoons.

  • A man picking up a steaming hat.
    South Congress ("SoCo")

    Austin’s renowned eccentricity is abundant along South Congress Avenue, or “SoCo,” as locals call it. This colourful neighborhood is lined with funky shops, trendy dining spots, and hole-in-the-wall art galleries, all within walking distance of the Hotel.

  • Silhouette of people lining long bridge over Lady Bird Lake at sunset
    Congress Bridge Bats

    Most summer nights, visitors can watch as Austin’s Mexican free-tailed bats sweep across the sky in search of their evening meal. The ribbon-like silhouette of these harmless high-flyers at sunset is a uniquely Austin spectacle.

  • Welcome to Austin Mural painted on building
    Austin Street Art

    In a town known for creativity, it’s no surprise many of Austin’s buildings and walls double as art canvases. From iconic sayings to cultural cartoons, there’s something to see – and photograph – on nearly every corner.

  • Groups of friends socialize in large outdoor Rainey Street bar under fabric overhangs, lights during day
    Rainey Street

    One of Austin’s hippest entertainment and nightlife districts, Rainey Street is home to casual bungalows-turned-bars, many with cozy backyards and wide porches.

  • Barbecue meat, salads, glass bottle on picnic tables
    Texas Barbecue

    A visit to Austin isn’t complete without a stop at one of the city’s renowned barbecue joints. Better yet, treat your tastebuds to a few and join Austinites everywhere in the age-old debate about which spot truly has the best barbecue.

  • A vineyard with very green grass and green leaves, a blue sky can be seen through trees.
    Hill Country Wine Tasting

    Allow our Concierge to curate a customized experience to help you enjoy the best of the Texas Hill Country, one of the fastest growing wine appellations in the world. From exclusive tasting experiences to a vintage Polaroid camera to capture memories, no detail is overlooked.

  • Two guests run together along a tree-lined path
    Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail

    Great for a leisurely stroll, scenic jog, or an easy bike ride, the 10-mile Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail bisects downtown as it winds alongside Austin’s beloved Lady Bird Lake.

  • Person stand up paddleboarding on lake, Austin city skyline in background
    Water Activities

    Soak up Austin’s 300+ days of sunshine on Lady Bird Lake, home to some of the best kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding in town. Calm waters and picturesque inlets provide hours of lake-filled fun near the heart of downtown Austin.

On-Property Activities

Please call or visit the Concierge to learn more about the following activities.
A woman soaking in a bathtub with a glass of wine near her.

Roses & Rosé Pop-Up

Everything’s coming up roses at Four Seasons Hotel Austin thanks to several new and exciting Roses & Rosé experiences throughout the Hotel, from rose-inspired treatments in The Spa to complimentary tastings of summer’s most refreshing varietal in Ciclo.
A tray with alcohol to make drinks.

On-Demand Margarita Cart

Our exclusive On-Demand Margarita Cart service, available from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily, brings one of America’s favourite beverages – and your own personal bartender – straight to you with the simple push of a margarita button on your guest room phone.
Guitar Concierge plays Taylor acoustic guitar on modern armchair

Guitar Concierge

Borrow a premium guitar throughout your visit to strum and riff to your heart’s content in the comfort of your guest room, on the Hotel’s scenic back lawn or at one of Austin’s many inspiring locales.
The steering wheel of an old boat with a bridge in the distance.

Retro Picnic on the Lake

Take in Austin’s stunning skyline from the comfort of a vintage fiberglass boat. Outfitted with an electric motor for a quiet, eco-friendly ride, the boat comes stocked with a gourmet Four Seasons picnic and a Polaroid camera to capture highlights from this one-of-a-kind retro experience.
A food truck with people sitting by it outside.

Beverage Trailer

Inspired by Austin’s love for food trucks, our one-of-a-kind Trinity Point beverage trailer serves up an ever-rotating menu of refreshing drinks, from frozen concoctions and craft cocktails to all-natural boozy popsicles.
Laughing woman tosses bean bag on lawn, man holding beer watches

Lawn Games

Set beneath heritage oaks, our backyard oasis doubles as your private playground, complete with ping pong, cornhole, giant Jenga and other popular lawn games. Challenge a loved one to a friendly match, or sit back as a spectator within the comfort of a tree-shaded Adirondack chair.
A man playing a guitar and singing outside.

Live Music

See what the Live Music Capital of the World is all about with jam sessions featuring some of Austin’s top musicians.
featured offer
Suite Special

Receive a USD 100 dining credit and 15% off our Room Rate when you stay in a suite.

City View Suite, L-shaped sofa, marble coffee table with books, dresser, dining table, large window
  • Valid for Selected Dates Between Aug 15 2022 – Dec 31 2022
    Offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.
  • minimum stay: 2 nights


  • 15% off our Room Rate
  • USD 100 Hotel food and beverage credit per stay
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