Austin is the state capital of Texas and well-known for its wide-ranging live-music like country, blues, and rock. There are many parks and lakes popular for hiking, biking, swimming, and boating. What better way to start your holiday in Austin than a visit to the most popular theatres? Opt for a live show at Moody Theater or a musical concert at ZACH Theatre. The two theatres are approximately 1.7 km (1.1 miles) apart. Stroll by the riverside with great views at The Boardwalk at Lady Bird Lake or begin your brisk walk from Ladybird Lake & Bike Trail if you want to unwind after a long day. Prefer paddling? Then rent a kayak from Live Love Paddle canoe & kayak tour agency. Don’t forget to request for a guided tour of Austin & Congress Bridge with views of its bat colony! Let’s check out these top Airbnb Plus homes for a comfortable and unforgettable stay in Austin.
Ideal for families with children, this boutique property that can accommodate up to 16 guests, offers everything required for a restful holiday – including a living room made cosy by a stone fireplace, outdoor pool and a spacious garden. Comfortably furnished with bespoke furnishings and decorative pieces crafted in Mexico, the walls covered in pretty murals, alongside mesmerising chandeliers, gilded mirrors and geometric Mexican tiles, this resplendent villa gives off the feel of a grandeur that’s different from your average rental home. The uniquely decorated bedrooms lack nothing by way of comforts and amenities. Mostly done up in a Bohemian style, you can expect bespoke furnishings, plush beds made up with fine white linens and handcrafted mattress toppers - all to ensure sweet slumber. Bathrooms are luxurious and feature polished stone, marble sinks, egg-shaped baths as well as little extras that make stays more comfortable.
Historic Casa Cartel - Austin Villa with Courtyard PoolAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe courtyard/pool area is awesome as wellcomfortable beds great linensthe beds were so comfortableincredibly spacious yet surprisingly cozythe house was clean and beautifulthe decor is unbelievable and everything was clean
Host:thank you to our great hosts who quickly responded with any last minute questionsames and camille were amazing hosts available at all times to answer any questions that i hadthe most incredible house and the host was so wonderfulthe house is incredible and everyone was super helpful throughout the weekend to make sure our visit was perfectthe host went over the top to accommodate our needs the space is stylish and sexyRead more reviewscasa cartel was the perfect place to celebrate my father's 90th birthdaythe house is gorgeous the location is super convenient & we had an amazing stay would highly recommendcant recommend it enough and perfect location you wont regret staying herethis place is beyond amazingif you have the opportunity to book casa cartel do not hesitate - this place is unreal
A wall-mounted buffalo skull keeps watch over the open living and dining area of this modern apartment. The bedroom for two offers a clean and stark-white ambience with classy wooden floorings. You will be a 10-minute walk away to Shipe Neighborhood Park and Elisabet Ney Museum. Or take a 20-minute walk to Central Market, a huge gourmet grocery store with an in-house cafe, food events, and live music. AFS Cinema and Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre are about a 10-minute drive away.
Explore Austin from an Airy, Modern ApartmentAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfortable the decor a mixture of classic and unique and the amenities were greathad a blast in austin and really liked the apartmentcold ac clean and stocked bathroom full kitchen nice couches and soft bedtheir apartment was very clean with all desired amenities and at a great price pointvery clean and comfortablevery clean and great communicationthe place was clean and comfortablevery clean and great value for moneyit is clean comfortable and as pictures
Host:jenny and tom were awesome hostsjenny and tom are excellent hostsjenny and tom are great hostslovely space and very communicativejenny was an amazing host her space was beautiful and super chicRead more reviewslocation is not badperfect place to stay near hyde parksuch an awesome location in the middle of everythinggreat location & a quiet areasafe quiet neighborhood near downtown
This beautiful spacious house can accommodate up to a maximum of 14 guests and is very close to downtown. Famous streets like Sixth Street, Lady Bird Lake, and Rainey Street are all in proximity to the accommodation. Enjoy the surrounding views from the rooftop deck when you do not plan to go out for sightseeing. There is a full kitchen where you can make breakfast in the morning. Come in your own vehicle as the host provides free on-site parking. Other amenities include iron, a hairdryer, coffeemaker, TV, Wi-Fi access, and washer/dryer.
Modern Luxury House in East DowntownAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsi appreciated the wi-fi that was strong enough to handle all of our devices with speedtons of comfortable sleeping spacethere was plenty of space and having three bathrooms was greatthis is a great space for groups - lots of beds and enough bathroomswith 14 guests everyone had a bed and the door code made it easy to come and govery clean and spaciousdefinitely clean and convenient and sleeps manythe house was very clean and tidythe place is very clean and very modernsuper clean modern spacious with everything you need
Host:the host was responsive with our requests as wellthe hosts were easy to reach at all timeshost is accessible and friendlythe hosts were amazing to work withour host was very responsive and accommodatingRead more reviewsthe location was perfect for downtownthe location is great 20 min walking from downtown (or 10' by bike)the location was perfect tooexcellent location and beautiful homegreat place and wonderful location
With stylish touches throughout and a mid-century modern feel, this open, contemporary floor-planned apartment is ideal for four guests. Open up the patio doors from your kitchen and sit outside with a cup of warm coffee, a great way to begin your day. Located in the heart of Zilker and close to fibercove co-working space, you’re walking distance to ILoveKickboxing Austin kickboxing school and South Austin Museum of Popular Culture. You are a 10-minute drive to The University of Texas at Austin, where the observation deck of the 1937 tower infamous for 1966 shootings is located. Here’s the place to get that 360-degree view of the city.
Contemporary Home near Barton Springs and SoCoAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewseach room boasts beautiful views of the quaint & cozy neighborhoodbeautiful apartment in a great section of austinthe kitchen was stocked with the usual and fresh flowers were waiting for usaaron's place is terrific - modern comfortable and well appointedbeds are comfy and the entire space is very well thought outthe interior was very clean and cozyvery cool space that is clean new and well appointedthe place was spotless and comfortablethe space was clean & as expectedvery clean quiet modern comfortable and well stocked
Host:aaron was a wonderful hostaaron was a great hostaaron was a great hostaaron was also an amazing hostaaron is the perfect hostRead more reviewslocation is excellentperfect location in an awesome neighborhoodamazing location and a really great valuethe location is easy access to everywhere in the city and walking distance to some great local spotsthe location is awesome so close to everything and even a few bars with in walking distance
Situated along West 6th Street, the famous entertainment district, this entire loft for six is in between two museums - Museum of the Weird and Mexic-Arte Museum. You will have access to Gold’s Gym and the host’s lounge. Walk on for 10 minutes towards the Colorado River and you will see Congress Avenue Bridge and Statesman Bat Observation Center. You may opt for a tour from Capital Cruises or Lone Star Riverboat agency. Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue is also in the neighbourhood.
The Littlefields by Lodgewell, Urban Loft by Driskill HotelAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsair conditioning and water pressure were also greatthese loft units are so comfortable and beautifulthe apartment itself was perfect for socializing with plenty of seating and a super comfy couch2 bedrooms for privacy if visiting with friends or a separate room for the kidsfor any higher you can stay at a better hotel room nearbythe condo was very cleansuper clean amazing space and very responsivethe place was really nice and cleanthe loft was spacious clean and very cozygreat stay clean place and easy to check in
Host:the host was able to make our stay amazingstaff is super friendly and self check in is super easyvery friendly host that was easy to get in touch withthe staff of ttr took care of us when we had to wait somewhere before checking ineveryone is super friendly planning on come back to do some serious exploringRead more reviewsthe location was amazing and in walking distance to everythingamazing location to stay inwe really loved the location of this placegreat loft and location for amazing priceit was an excellent location allowing for walking distance to everywhere downtown
With two bedrooms and two baths, this air-conditioned apartment sleeps up to six guests. Located in South Lamar, you’re a 10-minute drive to Barton Creek Greenbelt where Twin Falls waterfall is at. You will be within walking distance or a short drive to Broken Spoke dance hall and two shopping malls - Lakehills Plaza and Brodie Oaks Shopping Center. For activities, drive for 15 minutes to get to Austin 360 Bridge and Pennybacker Bridge Overlook, two observation decks providing scenic views. Austin Country Club is located right across the observation decks.
Howdy, in Hip South Lamar - South Central AustinAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsthe a/c worked greatcheck-in couldn’t have been easier and the beds were super comfywe definitely recommend the ames’s apartmentbeds were very comfortablethe beds were really comfortable though the place is minimally furnished otherwisespotlessly clean and beautifully decoratedsparkling clean and felt like a hotelthis place was as pictured - clean and basic decormany nice touches of home and a clean and wonderful place to staythe apartment was sparkling clean
Host:the host did seem nice understanding & responsive thoughgreat place for a short stay easy check in with quick responses from the hostthe hosts were responsive enough to meet my needs and i appreciated thatames is a very attentive host and they made it very easy for us to get into the apartmentgreat location apartment & hosts thank youRead more reviewswonderful place and amazing locationlocation was the best of allgreat location nice size bedroomsthis location was so easy and comfortablegreat place and super convenient location
Just a street away from Plaza Saltillo Station, this two-bedroom apartment for six blends classic, colonial charm with a vibrant, fresh aesthetic. You’re a 5-minute drive to Statesman Bat Observation Center and a 10-minute drive to Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, a stylish theatre for new and classic films featuring cocktails & bites served seat-side. After catching a film, maybe have a bowl of ramen at Ramen Tatsu-Ya? Want more options? You’ve got it. Get the best fusion of Korean-Mexican eats at Chi'Lantro, located right beside Ramen Tatsu-Ya.
Let Love Inn at the East Side Lodge, AustinAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsloved the backyard with fire pit comfortable beds great shower an my buddy loved the coffee offeredlots of little extras like phone chargers and backyard patio area with a neat fire placethe space is cozy modern adorable and exceeded our expectations completelynicely furnished kitchen well equipped with quality equipmentwe loved having breakfast there and as a small family it worked really wellsuper spacious really cleanthe house is spotlessly clean and beautifully decoratedthe house is homely clean and as one might expect in austin just coolthe house was clean sleek and beautifully decoratedthe house was spotless & beautifully put together
Host:the hosts were so friendly and caringfriendliest hosts i’ve hadkelli and wayne the owners are wonderfulthe owners are responsive and appreciativekelli had great recommendations and was very responsiveRead more reviewslocation: the location is really excellentgreat location as wellthe location is central to everything and the neighborhood is cute and interestingclose to many great placeslocation is amazing right in the heart of city walking distance to bars and restaurants
The farmhouse style meets mid-century modernity in this 1930s apartment. Situated in Zilker next to Lockout Austin - A Live Escape Room Experience, this accommodation sleeps up to five guests with two bedrooms and one bath. Take a 20-minute drive to Greetings From Austin Mural and walk down South 1st Street which is packed with restaurants and cafes. If you’re travelling with the family, then you may want to spend the day at Gillis Neighborhood Park, a community park with a playground, pool, basketball courts, picnic facilities and a multi-purpose field.
Zilker House Comfortable Walkable 1930s HomeAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsdefinitely used the table in the yard for playing cards and relaxing in the eveningthe place has great aircon (you need it ) and it was ample room for two couplesthe linen bedding was extra luxurious and so comfortablethis place was great very stylish and comfy- beds were comfortable so was couch and chairthe home was cozy and charming with all the amenities you needthis place was very clean stylish and comfortablethe house was sparkling clean when we arrivedthe house was sparkly clean and super comfortableso stylish clean and neatthe house is quiet clean and stylish
Host:mary was very responsive to our questionsmary was a very thoughtful hostmary was an outstanding hostmary is very responsive and a great hostmary was a great host we’d certainly stay againRead more reviewsits location to everything is really idealgreat location and walking distance to many thingswalking distance for good food and drinksgreat location & a beautiful homewithin a quick walking distance to great restaurants and the alamo drafthouse
Set on one of Central East Austin’s urban farms and close to Govalle Elementary School, this guesthouse sleeps up to four guests. You will be greeted by the bunnies, chickens, geese, and ducks during your stay here. Govalle Neighborhood Park is a 15-minute walk away. Take a 15-minute drive to the city center of Austin and you will be able to pop by George Washington Carver Museum, Museum of the Weird and The Contemporary Austin Jones Center dedicated to promoting Texas-based artists.
Charming Guesthouse on Urban FarmAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsadditionally dorsey provides you with light snacks plenty of amenities and excellent wifithere were fresh flowers in every roomthere were fresh flowers in every room books dvdsthe fresh flowers in every room were so welcomingtreat yourself super cozy/lovely hostessit was very clean and comfortableit was immaculately clean and well appointedthe place was very clean which is very important to mespotless cool and every attention to detail down to the lavender satchels on our towelseverything was perfect - clean inviting and comfortable
Host:she was also very welcoming and helpfuli always like checking out host recommendationsdorsey was an amazing hostdorsey was an amazing hostdorsey is kind thoughtful knowledgeable and responds super fastRead more reviewsthis is a great location to downtownalso the location of the house very central in austin but not directly in downtown was superthe location was perfect for getting around austinthe location was very central to all things austin and dorsey was the most gracious hostreally enjoyed a little walk every morning and tried to get friends with those cute donkeys
Feel the cool vibes of this 1930s bungalow with two bedrooms and one bath for six people. Located next to South Austin Recreation Center, you’re a 20-minute walk to H-E-B Grocery. A 10-minute drive will land you in the city center of Austin, where you can visit HOPE Outdoor Gallery, Texas Capitol, and Bullock Texas State History Museum. Drop by Whole Foods Market if you’re looking to purchase natural & organic grocery items and housewares. Or head to Pease District Park, an urban park featuring trails, picnic space, and sports courts.
Cozy, Trendy House near Bouldin Creek
Thoughtfully drafted by a local designer, this one-bedroom condominium for four has an interior that gives off a sophisticated ambience of modern urban savviness. Stand in awe of the amazing views of Austin from the private balcony and enjoy shared access to a pool and gym. Located close to West 6th Street in the heart of Austin, you will be spoilt for choices when it comes to dining options. You will also be a short walk from Whole Foods Market and SFC Farmers’ Market-Downtown.
Chic Highrise Condo Downtown 1bd|1ba Pool Gym ViewAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewswe loved the views from the roomamenities of pool and gym wonderfulstylish decor nice view and comfortable bedthe location of this was excellent the views were amazing and the pool view was unbeatablei enjoyed the gym washer/dryer and the bed was really comfortablesuper clean and modern decorclean and stylish placethe place is beautiful and clean as picturedsuper clean stylish place that is very comfortablegreat place to stay very clean and enough space
Host:the host is extremely helpfuli would definitely use again also host is very responsive to any questionseveryone was so so nice and friendlythe hosts are super responsive if you need their help for whatever reason which is also super awesomethe host really is available 24/7 and was extremely responsive to any issues we hadRead more reviewsgreat location and beautiful apartmentgreat location and beautiful spacethe apartment and location are greatlocated literally within walking distance to anything it's the perfect location to stay to experience austinwonderful place and perfect location
Wake up to stunning treetop views of Wild Basin Preserve at this beautiful suite for two that blends luxury with eco-friendly amenities. You get the best of both world - charm of the countryside and the bustling city center of Austin just a 20-minute car ride away. A 15-minute car ride will land you at the public trails at Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. Or drive another direction to get to Barton Creek Greenbelt in 15 minutes. Chill by Twin Falls waterfall before heading to Barton Creek Square shopping mall for your dose of holiday shopping!
Views of Wild Basin from a Westlake Hills SuiteAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsbathroom amenities were perfect as wellgorgeous views from each room and delicious coffee every morningwe enjoyed the view from our room and coffee on the back porchwe loved the room and the views of the hills were spectacularmy girlfriend loved the room we stayed in specially the view from the balconyvery clean and stylishher place is clean bright and smell very goodthe room and bathroom were squeaky clean and everything just smelled clean and freshloved all the decor and clean lookthe room is great super clean and comfy
Host:cindy was a wonderful hosthost is gracious and thoughtfulcindy is a great host with a gorgeous homecindy is a great hostshe is very responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is fantastic being a short drive to downtown and several parkswe loved how close the house was to downtown while feeling so far awayit feels like you're secluded and yet so close to everythinghopefully we'll be able to stay at cindy's place during our next austin tripperfect place for a getaway from austin's hustle and bustle
Are you game for a bold experience in Austin?
We got you. If you’re over 18 years old, then you might want to visit Hippie Hollow Park, a clothing-optional park on Lake Travis offering swimming and sunbathing. It’s a 30-minute drive away from the city center of Austin. But that’s totally optional. You can chill at Lakeline Mall instead, a large indoor shopping mall with several departmental stores featuring up to 150 shops with a cinema and food court. Bring the kids to Austin Aquarium after that, a 10-minute drive from Lakeline Mall. Or you can visit Austin’s Park N Pizza amusement center with attractions like go-karts, bumper boats, mini golf, batting cages and even a rock-climbing experience!
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