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Featured Motels in Austin

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 $57 per night

Located in Downtown Austin, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Mary's Cathedral, Texas State Capitol, and Sixth Street. Frank Erwin Center and Paramount ...

3.4/5Good! (1,058 reviews)

"Hotel room could use a update and carpets cleaned, however, the staff was absolutely amazing!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown
Motel 6 Austin, TX - North
2 out of 5
9420 I-35 N, Austin, TX
Free Cancellation
The price is $52 per night

Located in North Austin, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Norris Conference Centers, J. J. Pickle Research Campus, and Thinkery. St. David's Medical Center ...

2.8/5 (854 reviews)

"Nothing fancy good price could be better price but it works"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Motel 6 Austin, TX - North
Americas Best Value Inn Austin University
2 out of 5
909 E Koenig Ln, Austin, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night

Located in North Loop, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Thinkery, St. David's Medical Center, and Texas Memorial Museum. LBJ Presidential Library and The ...

2.8/5 (1,297 reviews)

"Public transportation was readily available to get around town. Due to car problems, it was exactly what I needed to get to and from work."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Austin University
Quality Inn & Suites Round Rock-Austin North
2 out of 5
1802 S Ih 35, Round Rock, TX
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The price is $55 per night

Situated in Round Rock, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Round Rock Sports Center, Round Rock Premium Outlets, and Dell Diamond. St. David's North Austin ...

3.6/5Good! (480 reviews)

"The restroom smells like it may have mold or shower curtain needs proper washing and drying. The comforter and sheets felt damp. There is a serious problem with the wall and table outlets."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites Round Rock-Austin North
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Austin South
2.5 out of 5
4701 S I 35, Austin, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $57 per night

Located in Franklin Park, this motel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from South Congress Avenue and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from St. Edward's University. Austin Convention Center ...

3.7/5Good! (1,174 reviews)

"Very nice and clean convenient to where I needed to be."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Austin South
Motel 6 Round Rock, TX
2 out of 5
1400 North I-35, Round Rock, TX
Free Cancellation
The price is $51 per night

Situated in Round Rock, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Chisholm Trail Crossing Park and 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Round Rock Sports Center. Memorial Park and Rock ...

3.2/5 (640 reviews)

"No doggie station to pick up after your dog. Shower faucet not attached to wall. Staff stayed on their phones during check in and check out."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Motel 6 Round Rock, TX
Red Roof Inn Austin North
2 out of 5
8210 N I 35, Austin, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $51 per night

Located in North Austin, this motel is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Norris Conference Centers and within 6 mi (10 km) of University of Texas at Austin and Frank Erwin ...

2.3/5 (991 reviews)

"Wat i really like is that ,even tho the location is in a bad area ,the hotel and its rooms are soo but soo nice and comfterble ,i really like this place"…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Red Roof Inn Austin North
Motel 6 Austin, TX - Airport
2 out of 5
2707 Interregional Hwy South, Austin, TX
Free Cancellation
The price is $54 per night

Located in East Riverside - Oltorf, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of St. Edward's University, South Congress Avenue, and Lady Bird Lake. Austin Convention ...

2.8/5 (848 reviews)

"Nice place n nice staff will be back soon n will recommend to everyone"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Motel 6 Austin, TX - Airport
Village Motor Inn
2 out of 5
3012 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $51 per night

Located in South Congress, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of South Congress Avenue and St. Edward's University. Lady Bird Lake and Austin Convention Center ...

3/5 (324 reviews)

"The surroundings and the property wasn't welcoming. The layout of the towels, and the amenities overall environment was not appealing to me but it serve a purpose for which was intended."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Village Motor Inn
HomeTowne Studios Austin
2 out of 5
12621 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night

Located in North Austin, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Austin Aquarium and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Lakeline Mall. Lake Travis and McNeil Crossing are also ...

2.5/5 (748 reviews)

"Amazing staff and rooms, will be my go tk studio when looking where to stay!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

HomeTowne Studios Austin
Super 8 by Wyndham Austin Downtown/Capitol Area
2 out of 5
1201 N I-35, Austin, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $53 per night

Located in East Austin, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of French Legation Museum, Frank Erwin Center, and Sixth Street. Texas State Capitol and Austin ...

3.5/5Good! (994 reviews)

"Every thing was very clean! And tidy! The only thing missing was channel guid to the tv so had to surf the channels."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin Downtown/Capitol Area
BEST WESTERN- ROUND ROCK
2.5 out of 5
1851 N I-H 35, Round Rock, TX
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night

Located in the heart of Round Rock, this motel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Round Rock Sports Center and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Round Rock Premium Outlets. Dell Diamond ...

3.9/5Very Good! (680 reviews)

"Due to COVID- Round Rock & all Austin areas are a required Mask wearing community. It felt GREAT to come home knowing we took necessary precautions to keep ourselves & others safe from this pandemic! Thank you Best Western- Round Rock, TX (Jordan, MJ & D) and Expedia for a safe & fun trip ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

BEST WESTERN- ROUND ROCK
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Fairmont Austin
Fairmont Austin
4 out of 5
101 Red River St, Austin, TX
The price is $150 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,673 reviews)

"Did the Cabana at the pool and it was worth every penny. Awesome made even better. Food was great and service even better. Staff was courteous and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Fairmont Austin
Omni Austin Hotel
Omni Austin Hotel
4 out of 5
700 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX
The price is $139 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,391 reviews)

"The pool was at capacity and they still let people in. Caroline at the front was very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Omni Austin Hotel
Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
4 out of 5
4140 Governors Row, Austin, TX
The price is $93 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,409 reviews)

"Nice hotel, beautiful old building kept in great shape, huge swimming pool and nice balconies. Only complain i'd have is the front desk lady seemed a bit flustered with guests coming up so she did get a little snappy with me. I understand everyone has bad days, although I personally would never speak ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
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Austin Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 40 inexpensive motels in Austin among more than 1961 hotels and other accommodations. When you pick one of these budget accommodations, you might not have many of the amenities found in a traditional hotel but you'll save more cash for your trip.

By saving on your room price, you can make the most of what Austin has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Sixth Street, Governor's Mansion, and Texas State Capitol.

Fun fact: The word "motel" was coined in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel. Often just a story or two, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot.

Listed below are some of Expedia customers' favorite Austin motels to choose from:

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Sixth Street and Governor's Mansion.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast and WiFi.

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Austin South

  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV.
  • It's located within a quick 3-minute drive of South Congress Avenue.

Americas Best Value Inn Austin University

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of LBJ Presidential Library.

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin University/Downtown Area

  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of LBJ Presidential Library and Blanton Museum of Art.
  • An outdoor pool along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin Downtown/Capitol Area

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Sixth Street and Blanton Museum of Art.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast and WiFi.

Things to Do in Austin

Check out the entertainment choices and great live music in this vibrant area while you're sightseeing. Those who've visited Austin speak highly of its university life, festivals, and bars.

Here are some popular places:

  • Sixth Street
  • Governor's Mansion
  • Texas State Capitol

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Lady Bird Lake
  • Zilker Park
  • Zilker Botanical Garden

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Barton Springs Pool
  • Austin Zoo
  • Austin Aquarium

Best Time to Visit Austin

Determine the optimal time to visit Austin by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 76° F and nighttime temperatures average 41° F
  • April-June: 94° F is the daytime average and 55° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 98° F and nighttime averages are around 65° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 86° F during the day and 41° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 34.33 inches in a year

How to Get to Austin and Around the Area

Austin Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.) Airport 6.4 mi (10.3 km)
Killeen, TX (GRK-Killeen-Fort Hood Regional) Airport 55 mi (88.6 km)
Downtown Station Metro Station 0.3 mi (0.5 km)
Plaza Saltillo Station Metro Station 1 mi (1.6 km)
Martin Luther King Jr Station Metro Station 2.2 mi (3.5 km)
Austin Station Train Station 0.8 mi (1.4 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Austin?
When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of what Austin has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Sixth Street, Texas State Capitol, and Frank Erwin Center.
What is a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’re likely to find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot. With a stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot. Starting in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and today, examples of these can still be found along historic U.S. Route 66.
What are the best motels in Austin?
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Austin South: Stay within a 5-minute drive of South Congress Avenue and St. Edward’s University. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Motel 6 Austin, TX - Central Downtown UT: An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay. You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Frank Erwin Center and Sixth Street. Motel 6 Austin, TX - North: Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Stay within a 20-minute drive of Frank Erwin Center and Sixth Street. HomeTowne Studios Austin: It’s located within a quick 2-minute drive of Austin Aquarium. Free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities are available during your stay. La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Frank Erwin Center and Texas State Capitol. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, free WiFi, and fitness center.
What can I do in Austin?
Take time to check out the acclaimed theater scene and enjoy the lively bars in this vibrant area while you’re sightseeing. Those who’ve visited Austin love its college atmosphere, live music, and festivals. Some popular places to visit include Sixth Street, Texas State Capitol, and Frank Erwin Center. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Lady Bird Lake, Zilker Park, and Lake Austin. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Barton Springs Pool, Austin Aquarium, and Austin Children’s Museum.
What's the 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.
How can I get around Austin?
Fly into Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport (AUS), which is located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into 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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