TEXAS CITY (AP) — For travelers looking for a bargain, there are many options to choose from in Austin.
Here are a few tips.
ict Travel agency, which operates some of the country’s best-known hotels, has put together this guide to help travelers find the best deals.
ICT Travel agency offers a wide selection of rooms in some of Austin’s most popular hotels.
In downtown Austin, the city’s main business district, ict offers the most upscale suites.
It also has the largest selection of hotel rooms available in the city, with more than 5,000 to choose of a total of 5,400 rooms, according to the website, ictshotels.com.
Some of the most popular locations include the Marriott Marquis Hotel, the Marriott Hotel at the Grand Ballroom, the The Villas at The Villages and The Venetian at the University of Texas at Austin.
The Austin Marriott Hotel has been a frequent stop for international travelers, offering a hotel with three-star accommodations.
There are also several upscale hotels in the area that offer suites, with some offering a breakfast buffet.
For a hotel stay that’s right in your backyard, head to Austin’s main downtown hotel, the Marquis.
Its four-story luxury suite is open daily, and the rooms are available to rent for $350 per night, the hotel’s website says.
With a pool, spa and fitness center, you can have a quiet night out.
TEXAS’ HOTEL TRADING PERFORMANCE In 2018, Texas had the most expensive hotel stays of any state, with the average hotel stay of $1,845, according ict.
The average stay in Austin was $1.846.
“Hotel occupancy rates in the Austin area have improved in recent years, with an average occupancy rate of 50 percent and a vacancy rate of less than 4 percent in 2017, the website says, citing data from Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Travel Bureau,” the AP reported.
While there’s no official official national hotel occupancy rate, ICT says that the number of people staying in hotels in 2016 was the highest since 1999.
Hotel rooms can be booked online for as little as $500 a night.
According to ict, Austin has some of Texas’ cheapest hotels.
The Marriott Marqui Hotel offers rooms with a pool and spa, while the Marriott hotel at the Gexa Ballroom has a $500 breakfast buffet, ixc.com reports.
A new Austin hotel is slated to open in 2019, with plans to offer a new upscale hotel suite in 2019.
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