Hailed as Austin’s premier venue for spectacular live entertainment, the Frank Erwin Center hosts some of the biggest names in the industry. Catch a basketball game and cheer on the Texas Longhorns, see your favorite artist, attend a comedy show, or visit the circus. Into adrenaline charged motorsports? Watch 12-foot tall high-powered trucks soar through the air at Monster Jam.
Whatever you’re into, the variety of grand spectacles and special appearances have pleased crowds since 1977. Only minutes from the arena, The Westin Austin Downtown is your ideal lodging choice when looking for hotels near the Frank Erwin Center. We offer personable service and 366 well-appointed hotel rooms and suites.
The venue is located on the University of Texas at Austin campus and serves as the home court for their basketball programs. Seating over 16,000 spectators, the building is generally viewed as Austin’s top venue for live entertainment.
About the Venue:
- Past performances include legendary names like Prince, Madonna, Pink Floyd and Paul McCartney
- Special events feature live broadcasts like WWE SmackDown, children’s shows such as Sesame Street Live, annual music celebrations like iHeart Radio Country and TV show recordings like X-Factor
- Entertain clients, family and friends with top-notch VIP entertainment when booking a private suite
- Suite amenities include big perks, such as VIP treatment, wet bar and full-service catering
- Over 25 million people have attended the venue since 1977
A Short Walk from The Westin Austin Downtown
As one of the area’s top hotels near the Frank Erwin Center, The Westin Austin Downtown offers ideal accommodations and amenities to concert goers.
About our Hotel:
- Our convenient location means you avoid parking fees and the hassle of finding a spot on-campus
- Enjoy on-site dining. Socialize before the show at Azul, our rooftop pool bar—open until midnight on weekends (seasonal). Or stop by for a nightcap at Stella Lounge—also open late
- Guest rooms are spacious and room features offer either 1 king or 2 queen beds—an ideal space for up to 4 people. Adjoining rooms are available for small groups
- Room amenities include wireless internet access, coffee/tea maker with Starbucks coffee and Tazo tea and complimentary bath products
- Many rooms overlook expansive views of downtown