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The Bungalows Hotel & Event Center
2 out of 5
1000 South Bell Blvd., Cedar Park, TX
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The price is $66 per night
4/5Very Good! (664 reviews)

"I was pleasantly surprised that the room was clean, the bed was very comfortable and the place was super quiet. Excellent price and satisfactory conditions all around. There could have been better options for television but luckily they had good WiFi to support Netflix on my iPad."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

The Bungalows Hotel & Event Center
The Highlander Hotel
3 out of 5
6200 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX
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3.9/5Good! (1,049 reviews)

"I was traveling for work alone, Two men followed me into the hotel, the receptionist gave them my name and called me to tell me they were looking for me. I asked her who they were and she didn't take their names. She said if i really wasn't expecting visitors I should call the police. I called the ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2018

The Highlander Hotel
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Austin Airport
2.5 out of 5
7705 Metro Center Drive, Austin, TX
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The price is $50 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,991 reviews)

"Nothing unique but close to airport which was the goal"…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Austin Airport
Orangewood Inn & Suites Midtown
2 out of 5
9121 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX
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The price is $54 per night
3.6/5Good! (3,130 reviews)

"Very friendly and everything was literally close from the hotel ❤️"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Orangewood Inn & Suites Midtown
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Austin South
2.5 out of 5
4701 S I 35, Austin, TX
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The price is $59 per night
3.5/5Good! (2,137 reviews)

"The location was excellent. Close enough to the airport but no airport noise. Close enough to downtown without the congestion. Close enough to the freeway but again no noise."…"

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Austin South
Super 8 by Wyndham Austin Downtown/Capitol Area
2 out of 5
1201 N I-35, Austin, TX
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The price is $59 per night
3.4/5Good! (1,658 reviews)

"Clean, friendly staff. Great location to 6th street"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin Downtown/Capitol Area
Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown
2 out of 5
3105 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX
The price is $83 per night
3.3/5 (1,697 reviews)

"I liked everything about it. I liked the location of my room, which was close to the management office so it was easy to find and the room itself was very nice."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown
Rodeway Inn & Suites Downtown North
2 out of 5
6201 US 290 E, Austin, TX
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The price is $51 per night
3.3/5 (958 reviews)

"The room was tidy but the bathroom wasn't. Also, couldn't figure out how to operate the shower. Roaches were also present in the room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Rodeway Inn & Suites Downtown North
Motel 6 Austin Central-South/Univ. of TX
2 out of 5
5330 N Interregional Hwy, Austin, TX
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The price is $46 per night
3.3/5 (916 reviews)

"I like that the location was convenient and very accessible to a bunch of stores.. Being central makes traveling in Austin easier as well.."…"

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

Motel 6 Austin Central-South/Univ. of TX
Super 8 by Wyndham Austin North/University Area
2 out of 5
8128 N. Interstate 35, Austin, TX
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The price is $55 per night
3.1/5 (1,661 reviews)

"The staff was extremely friendly and very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin North/University Area
Days Inn by Wyndham Georgetown
2.5 out of 5
333 North I-35, Georgetown, TX
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The price is $50 per night
3/5 (1,198 reviews)

"Very friendly staff nice rooms very excellent location"…"

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Georgetown
Motel 6 Austin - Midtown
2.5 out of 5
7100 I 35 N, Austin, TX
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The price is $50 per night
3/5 (1,379 reviews)
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"Cheap place to sleep."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Motel 6 Austin - Midtown
Super 8 by Wyndham Austin University/Downtown Area
2.5 out of 5
5526 North Interstate Highway 35, Austin, TX
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The price is $51 per night
3/5 (2,004 reviews)

"The room is smelling to bad and the mirror isn't in the place"…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin University/Downtown Area
Red Roof Inn Austin - Round Rock
2 out of 5
1990 North I-35, Round Rock, TX
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The price is $50 per night
2.9/5 (377 reviews)

"Shower head extension did not have a rack to hang it on."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Red Roof Inn Austin - Round Rock
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin South / I-35
2.5 out of 5
4200 I-35 South, Austin, TX
The price is $53 per night
2.9/5 (1,859 reviews)

"What I liked about the room is it was pretty nice prices okay it was close to several restaurants. What I didn't like about it was the facility looked a little rundown in places and some parts that were in with the little one down. But it was pretty good overall"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin South / I-35
Travelodge by Wyndham Austin South
2.5 out of 5
2915 South IH-35, Austin, TX
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The price is $51 per night
2.8/5 (680 reviews)

"Although the room looked cheap the bathroom looked surprisingly well kept and of good quality."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Austin South
Americas Best Value Inn Austin University
2 out of 5
909 E Koenig Ln, Austin, TX
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The price is $45 per night
2.8/5 (2,044 reviews)

"Having a kitchen is very convenient so I don’t have to go out for dinner"…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Austin University
Red Roof Inn Austin North
2 out of 5
8210 N I 35, Austin, TX
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The price is $50 per night
2.4/5 (1,883 reviews)

"The first room wasnt cleaned, the second room smelled of mold, and then the wonderful staff put me in a great room on the second floor!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Red Roof Inn Austin North
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Cheap Hotels in Austin

Austin offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Governor's Mansion and Texas State Capitol, this destination is home to Zilker Park and Zilker Botanical Garden, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for affordable places to stay in Austin, the 150 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty of possibilities. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Austin Airport - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to the airport and comfortable rooms.

The Bungalows Hotel & Event Center - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its good location and proximity to shops. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and in-room kitchens.

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin Downtown/Capitol Area - At this 2-star motel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and an outdoor pool. Reviews mention the clean rooms and helpful staff.

Extended Stay America Austin - Downtown - 6th St. - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and in-room kitchens at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and comfortable rooms.

Red Roof Inn Austin North - 2-star motel. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.

Planning Your Trip to Austin

Still picking your trip dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 96°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 43°F
  • Rainiest months: May, June, October, and September, with an average rainfall of 3.92 inches
  • Driest months: July, February, April, and January, with an average rainfall of 2.05 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Austin

Austin attracts visitors with its live music scene and lively festivals, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Governor's Mansion and Texas State Capitol, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Check out the area's cultural spots like Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and Blanton Museum of Art, or get outdoors at Zilker Park.

Austin is also notable for its:
  • Entertainment
  • University life
  • Art
  • Bars
  • Sports

Getting Around Austin

The most convenient airport is 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city center in Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Killeen, TX (GRK-Killeen-Fort Hood Regional), which is 55 mi (88.6 km) away. Walk to nearby metro stations like Downtown Station, Plaza Saltillo Station, and Martin Luther King Jr Station. If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Austin Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Austin like for travelers on a budget?
Austin has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Sixth Street and Texas State Capitol, this destination is home to Lady Bird Lake and Zilker Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Austin?
Based on reviews, Red Roof Inn Austin North is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown and Red Roof Inn Austin - Round Rock.
What's the seasonal weather like in Austin?
The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 55°F. Average annual rainfall for Austin is 34 inches.
What is there to see and do in Austin?
Austin attracts visitors with its live music scene and bar scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Sixth Street and Texas State Capitol, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Frost Bank Tower and Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at The Domain.
What's the best way to get around Austin?
The most convenient airport is 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the center in Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Killeen, TX (GRK-Killeen-Fort Hood Regional), which is 55 mi (88.6 km) away. Take advantage of metro transit at Downtown Station, Plaza Saltillo Station, and Martin Luther King Jr Station.

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