Crews begin construction on new Hyatt Hotel at Austin airport

Hyatt hotel construction begins at ABIA (KXAN Photo/ Richie Bowes)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Construction ground-breaking begins today for a new hotel at the Austin Bergstrom International airport.

The new Hyatt Hotel will be located at Presidential Boulevard between the cellphone lot and the Hilton Hotel. There will be a total of 139 rooms in the four-story hotel.

Amenities offered will include a resort style pool, fitness center, cafe, dining area, and meeting rooms.

It is expected to open in Spring of 2017.

By the end of next year, Austin will have 11,000 hotel rooms available downtown and 36,000 city-wide.

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