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Hyatt Regency Austin
4 out of 5
208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX
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The price is $144 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,144 reviews)

"I upgraded to a city room and the view was definitely worth the price. The hotel was clean. Hotel restaurant was only to-go due to Covid but pool was open."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Hyatt Regency Austin
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University / Capitol
2.5 out of 5
1701 Lavaca St, Austin, TX
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The price is $84 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (979 reviews)

"The room was very clean and very spacious, especially with the high ceilings. The only complaint is that"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University / Capitol
The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt
4.5 out of 5
604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX
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The price is $169 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"This place is Stunning! You can smell the history and see the quality around every corner. Amazing place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

The Driskill - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
3 out of 5
211 E 3rd St, Austin, TX
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The price is $101 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Unfortunately Covid19 shut down the town. No activities available."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Austin
3 out of 5
303 W 15th Street, Austin, TX
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The price is $92 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"The stay was great but the pool was green and filthy. Was disappointed about that"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Austin
InterContinental Stephen F. Austin
4 out of 5
701 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
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The price is $129 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"We were only there for one night but our room was very clean and comfortable. They take COVID seriously with temperature checks, masks, and hand sanitizer. Staff were super nice and accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

InterContinental Stephen F. Austin
Hampton Inn & Suites Austin - Downtown / Convention Center
3 out of 5
200 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX
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The price is $93 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Great downtown location. Nicely appointed room. Nice worker in breakfast area who made sure we had what we need for our breakfast on the run."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin - Downtown / Convention Center
Hilton Austin
4 out of 5
500 E 4th St, Austin, TX
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The price is $135 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Nice hotel, location is next to six street. Restaurants is only available for to go, had a hard time gettung that information. Amenities were not explained to us at check in."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Hilton Austin
Firehouse Hostel
2 out of 5
605 Brazos Street, Austin, TX
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The price is $69 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (169 reviews)

"Very friendly people comfortable place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Firehouse Hostel
Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin Downtown South Congress
3.5 out of 5
300 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
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The price is $138 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"This hotel was very clean and provided a great breakfast with lots of choices. The parking fees are steep but is same everywhere."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin Downtown South Congress
Omni Austin Hotel
4 out of 5
700 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX
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The price is $159 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,151 reviews)

"Service was great. Although the pool area was dark when we got in before they closed. Overall i recommend this place!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Omni Austin Hotel
Holiday Inn Austin -Town Lake
3 out of 5
20 North IH-35, Austin, TX
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The price is $79 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Perfect location! Walking distance to bike trails and lake"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Holiday Inn Austin -Town Lake
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center
3.5 out of 5
500 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX
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The price is $84 per night
4/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"I would 100 recommend this hotel. Awesome location. walking distance to everything. Super clean and great staff."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University
2.5 out of 5
805 Neches Street, Austin, TX
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The price is $76 per night
4/5Very Good! (970 reviews)

"The shower was Awesome!! I just wish it had a wider seat to actually sit down and enjoy the bath"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
3.5 out of 5
701 E 11th Street, Austin, TX
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The price is $129 per night
4/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"It is pretty nice. Good location for sure.Clean and quiet."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown
2.5 out of 5
300 E 11th St, Austin, TX
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The price is $57 per night
3.4/5Good! (1,078 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
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Cheap Hotels in Downtown Austin

Discover low cost places to stay in Downtown Austin on Expedia.com and book a getaway that sticks within your budget. Downtown Austin is a destination that travelers visit for its live music scene and lively festivals. You can browse a wide range of hotels and other accommodations offered at special member prices and Expedia Rates to score great deals. With our site's convenient page filters, you can search by your price range, or by favorite amenities like free breakfast and free airport transportation. If you're hoping for reasonable options around local sights, such as Governor's Mansion or Texas State Capitol, try out the location filters to narrow down your search. As you browse, use the heart button to keep track of your favorites so that you can come back to them when you're ready to book.

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Planning Your Trip to Downtown Austin

Still deciding on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your money.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 96°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, 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 Downtown Austin

Downtown 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 top local attractions that interest you most, such as Governor's Mansion and Texas State Capitol, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Lady Bird Lake and Zilker Park, or check out the area's cultural spots like Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Travelers also like Downtown Austin for its:
  • Entertainment
  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Art

Getting Around Downtown Austin

The nearest airport is in Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), 6.4 mi (10.3 km) away from the city center. Make your way to Downtown Station for metro transit.

Frequently asked questions

What is Downtown Austin like for travelers on a budget?
Downtown Austin offers a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Sixth Street, this destination is home to Lady Bird Lake, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
How many budget hotels should I expect to find in Downtown Austin?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 17 budget hotels in Downtown Austin.
What is there to see and do in Downtown Austin?
Downtown 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 Sixth Street and Texas State Capitol, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Austin Public Library and Austin History Center, or check out the area’s cultural spots like at Paramount Theater.
What's the best way to get around Downtown Austin?
The nearest airport is 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the center in Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport (AUS). Make your way to Downtown Station to catch metro.

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