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Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University / Capitol
2.5 out of 5
1701 Lavaca St, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £96 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,599 reviews)

"I liked that is was so convenient and that they really made an effort to social distance to keep us safe. Breakfast “to go” bags were available. Very clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 24 May 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University / Capitol
Omni Austin Hotel
4 out of 5
700 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £157 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (2,116 reviews)

"The pool was awesome, great place to hang out during the day. We were told at the front desk the pool bar would be open but then it never opened which was disappointing. The room was nice and clean."…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

Omni Austin Hotel
W Austin
4 out of 5
200 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £248 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (723 reviews)

"Great location to shopping, eating ant the Moody theater."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

W Austin
The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt
4.5 out of 5
604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX
Free cancellation
The price is £154 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,953 reviews)

"Excellent as always. Best place to stay in Austin."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University
2.5 out of 5
805 Neches Street, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,072 reviews)

"I liked how safe it is, the pool areas, and how spacious the suites are"…"

Reviewed on 12 May 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University
Homewood Suites by Hilton Austin Downtown
3 out of 5
78 East Avenue, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £103 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (176 reviews)

"Excellent service, clean beautiful rooms and the location was amazing. We will definitely be coming back."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Austin Downtown
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown
2.5 out of 5
300 E 11th St, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
3.3/5 (2,201 reviews)

"Parking was not aligned properly between columns. Didn’t see handicap slots on 2nd level"…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown
Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown - University
3.5 out of 5
810 Red River St, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (544 reviews)

"Close to downtown , great spot for what we had planned"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown - University
Holiday Inn Austin -Town Lake
3 out of 5
20 North IH-35, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,966 reviews)

"The property was great. However, the deal we bought included breakfast and when we got there, they said they weren’t serving breakfast. I understand with everything going on at the moment, but the breakfast option shouldn’t be available for the public to choose from until further notice. The front ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 May 2020

Holiday Inn Austin -Town Lake
The LINE Austin
4 out of 5
111 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £175 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (537 reviews)

"I like that you basically don’t have to leave the hotel for anything"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

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Visiting Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin is a metropolitan neighbourhood known for its fantastic nightlife and array of dining options. Here you'll find plenty to visit, including Governor's Mansion, Texas State Capitol and Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. Book your hotel now and use Downtown Austin as your home base for exploring the sights in and around Austin.

Staying in Downtown Austin

You’ll discover an array of places to stay in Downtown Austin, and you may want to consider one of these top choices:

  • Guild City Center: 4-star apartment with an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and a rooftop terrace, 12-minute walk from Governor's Mansion. Our guests enjoy the apartment's spacious rooms and central location.
  • Fairmont Austin: 4-star hotel featuring 5 restaurants, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. Expedia travellers like this hotel's comfortable rooms and proximity to shopping.
  • Guild Lavaca St: 3.5-star apartment with a fitness centre, a rooftop terrace and free WiFi, 13-minute walk from Governor's Mansion. Our guests rate this apartment highly for its central location and clean rooms.

Downtown Austin may not have the type of accommodation you're looking for, so consider staying in a nearby Austin neighbourhood instead. Rainey Street Historic District is a neighbourhood known for its beautiful lakeside setting, fantastic nightlife and array of dining options. This neighbourhood is home to 7 hotels and other accommodation options, including these top choices:

  • Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt: 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests enjoy the hotel's comfortable beds and breakfast.
  • Locale Rainey Street: 4-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and a rooftop terrace. Expedia travellers like this apartment's walkable location and helpful staff.
  • Holiday Inn Austin -Town Lake: 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests rate this hotel highly for its comfortable rooms and central location.

Exploring This Austin Neighbourhood

Some landmarks in Downtown Austin that you won't want to miss include Frost Bank Tower, Millett Opera House and O. Henry House Museum. You could also plan a visit to Governor's Mansion or Texas State Capitol when you're visiting the neighbourhood.

Rainey Street Historic District is a nearby neighbourhood, and you might consider a stop by Lady Bird Lake while you're checking out Austin.

Getting Around Downtown Austin and the Greater Austin Area

Ready to get out and explore the city? Downtown Station is the closest metro station.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Downtown Austin?
Downtown Austin is a metropolitan neighbourhood known for its bar scene and great live music scene. Experience the best of Downtown Austin with a visit to Sixth Street, Texas State Capitol and Lady Bird Lake. You’ll find 261 hotels and other types of accommodation in Downtown Austin to choose from, making this an ideal base for exploring the greater Austin area.
Where is the best place to stay in Downtown Austin?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel ZaZa Austin is the highest ranked property in Downtown Austin. This 4.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. It is located a short 2-minute walk from Sixth Street. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Fairmont Austin and Element Austin Downtown.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown Austin, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in Downtown Austin.
What are the top things to see and do in Downtown Austin?
Explore Downtown Austin’s landmarks such as Frost Bank Tower, Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue and Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge and learn about the local history. You could also plan a visit to Sixth Street or Texas State Capitol while you’re in the neighbourhood. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include Lady Bird Lake, Paramount Theater and Moody Theater. Zilker Park and Frank Erwin Center are also worth a visit when you’re out sightseeing in Austin.
How can I get around Downtown Austin and the greater Austin area?
Ready to get out and explore the city? Downtown Station is the closest metro station.

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