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Hilton Austin Hotel Review: This 31-floor hotel includes 800 guest rooms and 80,000 square feet of meeting space. Steps away from the Austin Convention Center, it is geared toward travelers in town for conferences or an upscale run through the vibrant music scene. The rooms are decorated in a simple, classic style, with neutral colors and comfy down comforters on the beds. They come with large work desks, two phones, data ports and high-speed Internet access. For additional work needs, there is a full business center. Guests who want to wind down between meetings will appreciate the 16,000-square-foot Tower Health Club & Spa with an open-air lap pool, steam room and cardio and circuit training equipment. Dining venues include Finn & Porter (one of Austin’s best steak and sushi combos) and Liberty Tavern (comfort food). Java Jive on Fifth serves Starbucks coffee and provides free Wi-Fi, as does the lobby. Pets up to 75 pounds are allowed in some rooms, rare for a luxury hotel.