AUSTIN, TX—Hotel Granduca Austin, a Tuscan-inspired boutique hotel, has opened here. Sitting atop a hillside with views of the city, the second property in Giorgio Borlenghi’s Granduca Hotels family is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World organization. It is the only hotel in Austin with this distinction.
The 190,000-sq.-ft. retreat, which spans 38 acres, includes 194 guestrooms featuring eight distinct layouts ranging from 480 to 1,350 sq. ft. Each space is inspired by a private Tuscan villa and is enhanced by full-size baths, walk-in showers and kitchenettes.
The hotel, located at 320 S. Capital of Texas Hwy, Bldg. B, also features Visconti Ristorante & Bar, which offers authentic northern Italian cuisine helmed by James Beard award-winning Chef Tom Parlo.
Traditional Italian decor and 1,700 pieces of European artwork can be found throughout the hotel, all handpicked by the Borlenghi family. Other amenities include a billiard room, fitness center, sauna, massage rooms and a pool surrounded by private.
The property includes 6,650 sq. ft. of dedicated meetings and events space consisting of six conference rooms and a ballroom accommodating seating for up to 230 guests. Additionally, it offers a range of dedicated services such as a concierge available 24 hours a day, 24-hour room service and chauffeured transportation.