The Native will offer 72 beds spread throughout 12 guest rooms, including 4 loft-style rooms that can be rented as suites or shared spaces. Its prime, central location makes The Native an ideal launchpad for younger travelers eager to explore Austin’s myriad nightlife options and world-renowned festivals like SXSW, Austin City Limits and FunFunFun Fest.
The Native’s cafe and bar will serve casual, hyper-American cuisine and unpretentious craft cocktails. The rotating menu will be simple and approachable, with an emphasis on authenticity. Guests will relax and converse in an intimate, low-lit space featuring a glass ceiling and a textural blend of stone, plush velvet and steel.
Regular large-scale performances will transform the 14,000 square foot parking area and backyard into a destination for patrons to experience big sounds and bigger productions under the bright lights of the Austin skyline.
The Native will also sell branded merchandise to its patrons and other visitors on hostel premises.
The Parlour will serve as the hostel’s beating heart, featuring a fresh, curated mix of movie screenings, musical acts, night bazaars and gallery-style exhibitions designed to bring together travelers and locals alike. With its raw stone walls, deeply enveloping furnishings and eclectic programming, the Parlour will give guests a chance to indulge in a variety of dynamic, multi-dimensional experiences.
The Native will offer all guests full use of a beautiful, modern community kitchen designed to encourage mingling and communal food preparation, with the goal of making travel more attainable for the young, budget-conscious traveler. The kitchen will be fully outfitted with high-end cookware and equipment to provide guests with the look, feel and capabilities of a master chef’s home kitchen. The space will also serve as a venue for up-and-coming chefs to prepare guest meals as part of a regular brunch and dinner series.
The crown jewel of The Native will be The Hideaway, a master suite designed to provide privacy and shelter for unique, you-name-it experiences curated by The Native’s knowledgeable staff. Anything and everything is fair game in The Hideaway.