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Best Hotels for the Austin Experience

Apr 25, 2016 No Comments by

From luxury hotels to couch surfing with local Austinites, you’ll have plenty of options while staying in Austin! For visitors looking for the true Austin experience, we highly recommend staying in a boutique hotel, vacation rental home, or bed and breakfast if possible. The experiences you’ll have by interacting with locals and staying in Austin’s central neighborhoods will probably leave you with some of the best stories from your trip. If you’re looking to stay in a hotel in the heart of Downtown Austin and walk to all the great restaurants in Austin, bars, and shops, then Austin definitely has you covered. Here’s a list of’s favorite hotels for folks looking to plan a trip to Austin.


Hotels in Austin






1. The W Hotel in Austin

2. Hilton Hotel

3. Driskill Hotel

4. Omni Hotel

5. Residence Inn + Courtyard Marriott

6. Radisson Hotel

7. Hyatt Regency Austin

8. Holiday Inn Townlake

9. Hampton Inn Downtown

10. Embassy Suites


Boutique Hotels in Austin





1. Hotel San Jose

2. Heywood Hotel

3. Hotel Saint Cecilia 

4. Kimber Modern

5. Mansion at Judges Hill


Bed + Breakfast






1. Verde Camp

2. Brava House

3. 906 Daniel

4. The Architect House

5. Gateway Guesthouse

6. Park Lane Guesthouse 


Vacation Rentals

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Couch Surfing in Austin

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Photo Credit: Saint Cecilia Pool, W Hotel Lounge, Hotel San Jose, Couch Surfing, Verde Camp Austin

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To me, Austin is the perfect city. It combines culture and comfort, diversity and dining, and health and happiness. It is bursting with energy and filled with happiness. The people that live here are creative, friendly, down to earth, and eclectic. That's why I've made Austin my home. The pages of this blog are filled with my insight and experiences that have allowed me to discover the many facets of Austin, Texas. Although you'll create your own journey in Austin, use this as a guide to help you navigate your way through this amazing city. I'm a Broker Associate with Towers Realty and publisher of Find me on Facebook Have a Question? Contact me.
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