Situated in Downtown’s Second Street District, Austin Proper Hotel and Residences is the newest luxury lifestyle hotel in Austin, just steps from Lady Bird Lake, the legendary Austin City Limits music venue and nearby boutiques. With inspiring interiors by Kelly Wearstler and culinary offerings in collaboration with McGuire Moorman Hospitality, Austin Proper offers 244 rooms and suites, a dedicated spa and fitness center, and 14,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces, including a rooftop pool deck offering small-batch tequilas and majestic lake views. Anything less just wouldn’t be Proper.
With Austin as muse, the 244 guest rooms and suites have been carefully detailed by designer Kelly Wearstler for a sense of residence. Interiors are deeply influenced by local craft and artisans with Arts & Crafts-inspired wallcovering, distressed hardwoods and barefoot-friendly area rugs. Well-considered appointments including signature Proper beds, Aesop bath amenities, Kelly Wearstler x Parachute Home robes and state-of-the-art connectivity.
Leading Austin Proper’s array of creative dining is McGuire Moorman, a hospitality team behind Austin’s modern food, drink and fashion empire. At the landmark eatery, guests can dip into North African, Israeli, and Lebanese spreads and sunny mezze. On the rooftop pool deck, a destination restaurant becomes the antidote to Tex-Mex, in the form of family-style platters piled with wood-grilled meats. Morning, noon or night, the Mediterranean coffee shop serves savories and tempting treats like soft-serve Greek frozen yogurt, while Mockingbird bar is an elegant hideaway.
Proper began as a feeling, not as an idea. The feeling was something akin to empathy; an acute awareness that despite the current proliferation of “boutique” and “lifestyle” hotels and residences, there were precious few properties designed for and around today’s global creative nomad. Many in our milieu share the same daunting challenge: staying fresh and focused, energized and inspired—all whilst bouncing between London and Hollywood and Austin and San Francisco and Portland and back again. For them, intuitive service is a given. Mere table stakes. What they need and seek beyond accommodation, even at its most luxurious, is an inspiration. From the elevated and often surprising interiors imagined by Kelly Wearstler. From the sense of immersion in, and connection to, the vibrancy of the local culture. From the highly curated amenities. From the inspired collaborations with the city’s best and most innovative chefs and mixologists. From music and art. From every detail, every interaction, every moment. This is only Proper. And no one else.