Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, 512/477-1234
Hours: Breakfast, 6am-11am; lunch, 11am-4pm; dinner, 5-10pm
A bit of luxury by the river, with a ballroom on the top floor and streams running through the lobby restaurant. Watch out for snotty kids throwing paper wads into your soup from the 15th.