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Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020
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.
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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:
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.