The Texas State Capitol building in Austin. Some beautiful architecture nestling within serene park grounds. It is here that the laws of Texas are hammered out, some of which can be quite controversial. You can tour the building most days, either on your own or with a tour guide. Be sure to spend some time looking at the finer details inside the building itself, such as the ornate door hinges and wall decorations which include portraits of all the Texas governors.
#architecture Bat departure M.O.S.H - mobile office studio home. As best I can tell, three dudes drive this around the country while they figure out what to do with themselves.
Check them out at 7cees.org. Austin, Texas at night. The statue of famous musician Stevie Ray Vaughan invites you to come and check out a city that claims to be the live music capital of the United States. Tons of music venues can be found throughout the city, especially around its famed 6th Street.
During all nights of the week, great live music can be found of all varieties! Austin has a pretty great skyline, especially lit up at night. The reflections of the Austin skyline off Lady Bird Lake The skyline of Austin continues to grow and change, and is a constant source of photographic inspiration for me. I have shot it from so many angles, and am always looking for new ones. I grabbed this one yesterday while we had some nice clouds in the sky and cooler temps in the air. All in all, a great start to what is hopefully going to become winter around here! :-) From http://nomadicpursuits.com/ A view of Austin fro the boardwalks on Ladybird Lake, directly south of the city. A great spot for walking, running or just enjoying the views of downtown Austin! Right before sundown, millions of bats fly out from underneath the bridge and put on a show. #Colorful #atx #flipintexfotos #bluehoir #batbridge Koriente has delicious Asian cuisine in a cool atmosphere. You order at the counter and the food is ready quickly. Entrees are inexpensive-- $6-$9. Rotundas always seems to be extraordinary #lifeatexpedia The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at night.
Located in Austin, Texas, this museum tracks Texas history from its earliest occupants through to the present day. It makes for an interesting few hours.
The museum is also home to Austin's IMAX theater which always offers great documentaries and feature movies, in standard or 3D. Observe warning signs. #troverATX Congress Avenue Bridge. August, 2011. Jalapeño cheddar sausage and moist brisket will activate your flavor sensors, but warm them up first with some fried pickles. House brews are great too, with enough variety to suit every wish (lager, amber, pale ale, etc). Reasonable prices. This huge, beautiful tree lives near the Central Market playground and is a favorite with kids. Its huge branches grow out in all directions, many of them conveniently arching all the way to the ground to provide easy access for children. #treetrove The Dome at the Capital Building, Austin Texas
#architecture #tnkarts #building #rotunda #urban #historic #austintx #austin #texas We didn't get to explore it much but this building was a wonder at night An ACL sunset The beautiful Dome at the Hey cupcakes is a one of the many trailers that lines a street in downtown Austin, these cupcakes are huge and run out quickly. Man Bites Dog has something for everyone. For omnivores there's a deep-fried, bacon-wrapped hotdog. Vegetarians can get veggie dogs AND veggie chili. They even have vegan cheese and a gluten-free bun option. State Capitol Need a way to get around in Austin? Use the pedicabs. #6thstreet #Colorful #flipintexfotos #atx Only have craft beers made in Texas Capitol evening Look for the sneaker art during the Trover walking tour of East Austin. The Circuit of the Americas race track in Austin, Texas. A phenomenal purpose-built track about 30 mins away from downtown Austin, it's home to the American Formula One car race held in November of each year.
The track, also referred to as COTA, is also host to MotoGP, Le Mans and various other races throughout the year including vintage cars. The Aussie V8 Supercars raced here in 2013. The track also successfully bid to host the popular X Games.
The track also can be rented by car clubs from around the USA. Additionally, you can visit the track and view it from its main tower for about US$20.00. Texas Capitol Jimmy Ray Vaughan statue along the lake. Capital A perfectly balanced salty/sweet margarita and delicious table-side guacamole make Iron Cactus a must-have when in Austin. Thirst exhibit installation on lady Bird Lake, hike&bike trail The graffiti park at Castle Hill in Austin, Texas. Lots of very creative work here, and some neat exploring to do through this concrete fort sitting in urban Austin. Keep an eye out for dangerous rod iron as you negotiate the climb up the hill! Chuy's No. 1 on Barton Springs Dr. In Austin opened in 1982. This was a new kind of funky retro hipster Tex-Mex joint with ceilings armored in hubcaps and with lighted '58 Cadillac fins jutting out of the walls. Many people flocked here to try out fajitas for the first time. 33 years and 50 locations later, the hubcaps have not tarnished on the birthplace of the It's long way up to the cupola of the Texas Capitol, but you can make out the letters of the word TEXAS around the star. This is a very impressive building. Bat Bridge A nicely yarnbombed stop sign in French Place. #Austin #streetart #yarnbomb Nutella peanut butter gelato at Tèo. Yes, please. Android in google village. SXSW rocks! My contribution: a Trover stencil. #Trover #SXSW #graffiti party Tie clip collection at Out Of The Past. The Texas State Capitol, completed in 1888 in Downtown Austin, contains the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor. Designed in 1881 by architect Elijah E. Myers, it was constructed from 1882 to 1888 under the direction of civil engineer Reuben Lindsay Walker. A $75 million underground extension was completed in 1993. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1986.The Texas State Capitol is 308 feet (94 m) tall, making it the sixth tallest state capitol and one of several taller than the United States Capitol in The Texas State Capitol by night from the Congress Avenue. The beautiful pink granite looks lovely lit up on all sides. Beautiful structure with some lovely views.
#stunningstructures There are two long hallways at the capitol building here in Austin that almost look like mirror images of each other. The lights are perfect, the floors are shined, and everything lines up. Always great for a symmetrical shot. Tip: This is also a great black and white shot! #architecture Capital Building, Austin Texas. Inside the Rotunda
#architecture #tnkarts #building #rotunda #urban #historic #austintx #austin #texas Capitol dome Austin Vegan wonderfulness. Open Tues-Sat noon-6, or until the food runs out! Downtown Austin, Texas skyline as seen from the hike and bike trail that surrounds Lady Bird Lake. Observing graffiti at the HOPE Outdoor Gallery
Parking is free for 2 hours and along the street. Austin artist BRiKS put this giant piece up. I have done this before. But this shot I think came out the best. #tnkarts #niborderlens #steelwool #austintx #skyline During the summer months in Austin, Texas, millions of Mexican Freetail bats nest underneath the Congress Street bridge downtown. Go there at sunset and you will be able to see them leave the bridge and head out for their nightly feed. Luckily, they just go for insects! Seeing them swarm into the dusk sky is quite a sight! Restoration starts with a shiny new Chevrolet badge. Texas State Capitol Building Create your own Trover t-shirt at the best party in town. Join us for live street art, car painting, and a free drink. Next food you'll find some great food trucks.
Last chance to party Monday 6-9pm. Out Of The Past Collectibles is a fascinating and funky store. Their shelves are crammed floor-to-ceiling with odds, ends, antiques, and toys. It's like shopping at a giant kooky garage sale. You can find some good deals and rare gems among the truckloads of old stuff. They've been in Austin for 30 years. Sea salt caramel gelato with chocolate. This stuff is insanely delicious. It's worth a trip in itself, but the whole menu at Blue Dahlia is quite good. A #stikman in the crosswalk on 2nd street. This made me paws. A crazy art car in Hyde Park. This one I processed it a bit. Brought up the contrast and a bit more saturation. It made the patterns of this building stand out much more
#architecture #tnkarts #building #urban #austintx #austin #texas #downtown TX State Bird (mockingbird) in front of State Capitol bldg. happy July 4th. Different shades of #green
View from hike and bike trail bridge over to Barton Springs Rd bridge. #austin Impressive building worth a visit Great Pulled Pork! Fun stuff here! We enjoyed delicious coffee made from locally roasted beans. And the Pionono was amazing, too. (Cake soaked in kalhua liquer and coffee syrup with strawberries and whipped cream.) Beautiful blue bonnets are the Texas state flower. Also... This is a private garden, but when the gate is open your welcome to go in and enjoy.... A charming hula hoop #stencil. #austin #streetart Snacks on the patio Austin, Texas at night. A great city where you can have a brilliant time day or night. It has a strong live music scene, especially around the 6th Street area. Also, you'll find superb eateries and bars, ranging from Tex-Mex to modern fusion, which you can eat in either standard brick and mortar restaurant or at the growing number of food vans. The latter seem to bring a wider international variety to the fray, including great Asian and Mediterranean foods. Deathfox piece at Castle Hill. Texans are very proud of this building, as they should be. I like Wisconsin's Capitol much better. #Austin Visited the capital of Texas. Cool city despite walking around in the rain at some points. Sooo many food trucks! The Capitol is harder to navigate through than one might think. Take the guided tour. Great walking path and beautiful views The 360 Bridge in Austin on a rather gloomy New Years...
#LifeAtExpedia A fun rootsy, dive-bar with a great food truck out back - East Side King. Really rocking on the weekends. Gem under Cesar Chavez Curious art and terrific food. Authentic east Austin! All vegan tacos, breakfast and lunch. :) highly recommend the vegan chorizo and Bird Cloud! #Colorful trailer by #bRiKS and Lucas Aoki at Castle Hill Texas Natural Science Center A drafthouse/movie theater. What an AMAZING idea. LA are you listening? #Sly at work on East 5th. #austin #graffiti #streetart Austin, Texas Frost Tower downtown Austin texas
#architecture #tnkarts #building #frost #sunset #austin #texas #austintx #urban View of the back of the Texas State Capitol that is just as lovely as the front. In addition to several statues and monuments on the grounds there are also some pretty rose gardens.
If you visit I really can't recommend one of the free guided tours enough- especially if you get tour guide Amazing place to just look at Drinks at the Driskill, take two. on Boardwalk trail enjoying the downtown skyline before the storm comes... The oldest hotel in Austin. Opened in 1886 to much fanfare from Austin's 20,000 residents. The hotel is rumored to be haunted. Especially Room 525 ☠️ Beautiful downtown #blue Built in the 1880s of Texas red granite with a copper roof, the dome of the Capitol building is higher than the U.S. Capitol dome in D.C. Ceiling in the Driskill Hotel Austin Texas Art of the People
#graffiti #art Watching the flight of the bats from the congress avenue bridge in #Austin Texas
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Get an overview of this hotelMotel with free breakfast, near LBJ Presidential Library

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant

Location

Situated in Austin, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of St. David's Medical Center and LBJ Presidential Library. University of Texas at Austin and Blanton Museum of Art are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Property Features

This motel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers.

Room Amenities

All 63 rooms provide conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards.

Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The motel offers a restaurant. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. A business center is on site. This Austin motel also offers an outdoor pool, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown has designated areas for smoking.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 63 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Days Inn University Motel Downtown
  • Days Inn Austin University / Downtown Hotel Austin
  • Days Inn University Downtown Motel
  • Days Inn University Downtown
  • Days Inn University
  • Austin Days Inn

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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