10 Best Cabin Rentals In Austin, Texas - Updated 2023


A large city that retains a small-town feel, Austin boasts a unique character in an idyllic environment. Offering no less than two high-profile music festivals, South by Southwest (SXSW) and the Austin City Limits Festival, this city has every right to claim the title ‘Live Music Capital of the World’. From traditional country music to pulsating hip-hop, Austin is the go-to destination for music lovers. Verdant parks and brilliant lakes abound in this charming city and provide plenty of outdoor recreation. Many who visit crave accommodation that’s as uncommon as the town’s ambiance. If you want to ditch the typical hotel room and stay in a natural setting, you must scroll down to see the best cabin rentals in Austin, Texas.

1. Artsy retreat with wooded views (from USD 200)

Tucked away on a pretty tree-lined street that overlooks the woods is this one-bedroom cabin awash in fanciful splendor. From the well-tended grounds to the whimsical decor and furnishings, this accommodation is a true gem on Austin’s landscape. Vibrant splashes of color are found throughout and the cushy king-size bed ensures a good night’s sleep. With a tranquil three-tiered waterfall and shimmering pond, the courtyard is the highlight of this property, affording privacy and a top spot to relax with a bottle of wine.

Cool Artistic "Treehouse" Cabin
Austin, Texas, United States
473 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed mattress could be more comfortable and the bed sheets could be of higher quality
funky pleasant space quiet comfortable
very clean and charming
cozy clean and private
interior was very clean with all the basics
the fridge was extremely clean and spacious
it was very clean & had everything we needed
great host great property
cool place & great host
the host and manager were both responsive and lovely to deal with
cristina is a great host very responsive and our stay was seamless
hosts were friendly and thoughtful and we had a delightful visit
the location is outstanding
wonderful location in my favorite neighborhood in austin
great location and beautiful spot
great spot the location is ideal
great location - a short lyft drive away from downtown and local hotspots
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2. Unique custom-designed cabin (from USD 110)

This fun camper-shaped abode that houses up to three guests is perfect for travelers with an adventurous spirit. The interior is cozy with essentials such as a soft queen-size bed, mini-fridge, and an expert coffee machine. Check out the outdoor shower when you need to reinvigorate or unwind while feeding the brood of chickens residing on the premises. This accommodation is found in Austin’s bustling Eastside, one of the city’s fastest growing neighborhoods dotted with lively bars, incredible eateries, and more.

Handmade Eastside Cabin
Austin, Texas, United States
293 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the air conditioner and fan even though we did not need them at night
the gf and i enjoyed our time the outdoor shower under the oak tree is a really nice touch
was pretty cold outside but very warm inside with the little heater
and of course i always love an outdoor shower
the bed was super comfortable and cozy and we had a lovely stay
cool chickens and clean place
brent’s place is clean and cosy
place was clean and well thought out
if you stay at brent’s place expect fantastic communication and an incredibly clean space
super clean and in a great neighbourhood
the host was extremely accommodating and we greatly appreciated the hospitality
gracious and accommodating hosts
we were amazed at how friendly the host was
thank you for hosting
brent and martina were nice and helpful
the location is great
great location super cozy cabin
the location to downtown is great
brent's place perfectly suited our needs
it’s literally a couple blocks away from 6th street making it an ideal place to stay
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3. Mexican-style bungalow with a shared pool and hot tub (from USD 265)

It’s hard to miss this dynamic one-bedroom bungalow that captivates with its old-world Mexican charm. From the mishmash of brightly-hued color schemes to the sparkling hillside swimming pool, this accommodation for up to six people oozes hacienda excellence. Fun hand-painted murals are discovered throughout the property and you’re welcome to bring your pre-approved pet. The hot tub is a highlight and sure to soothe any achy muscles. Gather around the toasty fire pit and sip your best beer or indulge in shots of tequila.

Lemon, Lime and Coconut Mexican-Style Bungalow
Austin, Texas, United States
84 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved our big spacious patio with couch futon table and chairs
the pool and jacuzzi were just the most perfect touch
it was like a hidden oasis and was so cozy
this place was super clean and just beautiful
the cabin was sparkling clean cozy and had everything we could possibly need for our one week stay
great place & awesome hosts who were accommodating to our needs
lovely magical place fabulous hosts a wonderful weekend getaway
fantastic staff we hope to visit again in the future
great spot for an eventful getaway with lovely host in a lovely part of austin
beautiful scenery peace and quiet amazing hosts
the property was perfectly located just outside lakeway so close to restaurants and beautiful scenery
we booked this location for a girls weekend and overall it was a nice location
such a cute place with good energy
the whole place has a really interesting eclectic vibe
just about 15 mins away from some really nice shops
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4. Beautiful hideaway with views of Barton Creek Valley (from USD 202)

Situated in the forested area of the Hill Country is this fabulous stark-white cabin filled with jaw-dropping minimalist beauty. In a serene setting, this cabin’s interior is equipped with pretty knotty-pine cabinets and the furnishings are simplistically contemporary. Take the nifty spiral staircase to the second-tier bedroom loft and enjoy expansive views of the surroundings. You can easily explore nature via nearby walking trails and Downtown Austin is only a 15-minute car ride away.

Secluded Sky Cabin at White Branch near Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
339 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was beautiful and was also stocked with travel shampoo/conditioner and bar soap
we absolutely loved our stay the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed including filtered water and water bottles
the bed is comfy and the space is inviting
good secluded clean place for quiet get away
loved the nice touches throughout and the cleanliness was great
the house was clean and overall the area was well kept
this cabin is so clean and so close to austin
peaceful and very secluded place exactly what we were looking for loved the fresh figs flowers and clean space
the hosts were responsive and thoughtful
john was a wonderful host and even provided fresh figs
the host is very responsive and helpful
wonderful property and john is a great host
john and barbra were the most hospitable and kind hosts ever
beautiful location with so many things to do around
this place is a serene get away just minutes from downtown austin
with a short little walk you're more than likely to see some beautiful and friendly horses
we had a lovely time away from city life at john and barbara's place
great place to take a little break from the city and relax
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5. Centrally located studio cabin (from USD 118)

If you want to dine on classic Tex-Mex fare, romp in the park, and be near the Austin action, then this is the lodging for you. This studio-sized cabin features a mix of easy-going and eclectic furnishings. A compact outdoor grill is available to guests. If you want to dine out, there is a collection of fine dining and traditional restaurants within walking distance. A neighborhood park can be found nearby as well. For convenience, there’s a full-service kitchen and a handy washer and dryer keeps you from lugging dirty clothes to the laundromat.

Walking distance to Zilker Park, ACL, and so much more!
26 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge king bed all appliance kitchen with utensils linens/towels even a washer/dryer
loved the blazing fast wi-fi internet
quiet setting great off street parking simple but functional kitchen nice bath and comfortable bed
property was clean and accessible to lots
very clean comfortable large bed and has everything we needed
the johnson creek cabin was a delightful spotlessly clean respite
thank you doug you are the perfect host
doug was a great host very much enjoyed my stay
great host who checked in with me and great bed and shower
doug and his family are welcoming and helpful
a two week stay was very comfortable doug was easy to communicate with and so kind
great neighborhood and close access to downtown
perfect location for downtown and acl
the location was perfect for me
close to mckinney falls and great hiking
location is great for walking to river parks and restaurants
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6. Riverfront home with a garden room (from USD 202)

You could not ask for a more pleasurable lodging than this spacious two-bedroom cabin by the river’s edge. Filled with the contemporary elegance of classy furnishings, beautiful decor, interesting artwork, and high-quality appliances, this cabin offers plush comforts. The outdoor deck overlooking the breezy river is the standout feature: surrounded by lush greenery and various birdlife. There’s a garden room, which gives guests a break from the scorching sun on a hot day. Indoor entertainment includes a reliable WiFi connection and a nice selection of channels on cable TV.

Austin, Texas, United States
85 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
very clean and close to everything
jim was one of the best hosts ever
james was friendly and helpful
jim is an amazing host so communicative and friendly
jim was very helpful and friendly
jim is a great host personable and helping with anything that we had questions about
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7. Cedar cabin with a private pool (from USD 375)

Enjoy the quietness of a natural setting and still be close to city luxuries at this wonderful two-bedroom cedar cabin. Only 3 miles (4.82 kilometers) from Downtown Austin, this cabin can easily accommodate nine guests and features a mix of casual homeliness and artistic flair. The yard area is a wondrous retreat with a fanciful lighted seating area and a professional-grade barbecue grill. If you want to dine out, you have your pick of a wide array of restaurants nearby. The cabin’s upper deck is great for watching beautiful sunrises or sunsets.

The Coffey Grounds: Cedar Cabin in the City
Austin, Texas, United States
147 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the back upstairs patio and the beds were incredibly comfortable
our family and friends enjoyed the pool trampoline and balcony/deck immensely
we all had plenty of sleeping options and were extremely comfortable
comfy beds good water pressure good internet everything you need for a comfortable and beautiful stay in austin
the beds were all so comfortable and house was well stocked with linens & blankets
carolyn’s place was very cool it was very clean + cozy
very comfortable and clean
very nice and clean
the cabin is clean and has an awesome atmosphere
the house is spacious and clean and i would definitely return
the host is so accommodating and kind
carolyn was a wonderful host
very nice host very responsive and helpful
carolyn was an amazing host
great host great place highly recommend
great little house close to everything
the location is perfect too about 15 minutes away from 6th street and in close proximity to restaurants
easy access great parking great location
great location and very accommodating hostess
great location for walking to local places
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8. Trendy house near Lake Travis

Enjoy this spacious three-bedroom accommodation near lovely Lake Travis. Possessing an open two-level floor plan and replete with trendy furnishings, this house is a dreamy home away from home. The huge outdoor space is the ultimate place of leisure, with a wood fence for privacy and a sparkling swimming pool so you can take a refreshing dip. There’s also a barbecue grill to enjoy a great cookout. The kitchen is roomy, complete with polished stainless steel appliances and plenty of counter space to prepare a hearty meal.

Austin Lake House near Lake Travis
Austin, Texas, United States
35 reviews
Entire cabin 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are three floors with plenty of sleeping options and a comfortable pool to use
pool was nice to take a dip in after long day on the lake
all the beds were very comfortable
third floor "bunk rooms" great for kids (there is no door up there just an fyi)
i loved the king bed the most
a nice clean place to stay
very clean and great pool and deck area
the pool was clean and a great escape from the austin heat
backyard was perfect and pool was clean
extremely responsive and flexible host
andy was also very accommodating and responsive to any questions/needs
we had a great stay andy is a great host and very nice
andy is very responsive to any questions you have before and during your stay
andy was an amazing host quick responses very clean house
great location very easy drive to vip marina
great place to stay convenient and close to bee cave area
bar/restaurant behind house was walking distance with great atmosphere and playground for kids
the tree house location is perfect for what i needed
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9. Dazzling treehouse cabin near Downtown Austin

Boasting a modern interior with treetop views, this fantastic studio cabin is a prized lodging. The kitchen area has high-end appliances, while the spiffy furnishings make the space homey. Rich arched wood ceiling, subtle decor, and pretty recessed lighting complement this one-of-a-kind accommodation. The porch is a no-frills but nice spot to chill and the cabin’s locale is moments from some of the city’s fun activities, like watching the bats emerging from Congress Bridge and flying over Lady Bird Lake.

Trendy South Congress Treehouse Studio, 1 Block to South Congress
102 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although smaller than it seems to appear in photos it is very cute cozy and clean
the space was exactly as advertised and extremely clean and comfortable
perfect size very clean very well equipped
clean modern and very well located
the treehouse is cute very clean and has everything you need
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
the location was perfect
great location short walk to s congress shops and dinning
the neighborhood was quiet and easy to walk around
reviewer comments:loved our house and its location perfect distance to south congress
reviewer comments:great spot has everything you need can walk to downtown & is very cozy
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10. Restored cabin in the woods

Situated in an enviable location just minutes from downtown Austin, this renovated two-bedroom accommodation for four people is an outdoor lover’s nirvana. The on-site peaceful fish pond is a terrific place to cast a line, paddleboard, or kayak. A covered outdoor deck provides sweeping and picturesque views, and is equipped with a handy grill. The cabin’s interior exudes a chic vibe, complete with modern furnishings. This accommodation is also near Hill Country Galleria, where you can shop and dine with ease.

Cozy cabin in the woods of Westlake, Fish pond, million dollar view, serenity!
12 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable
it was very clean when we arrived
the cabin was very very clean which makes for a comfortable and better stay
the cabin was extremely clean with everything we could possibly need
the cabin was very clean everything we needed was there and laura was very quick with her communication
we had a wonderful weekend at the cabin it was extremely clean and comfortable
the owners are very sweet
the owner was a pleasure to work with and was very responsive to questions
location was super convenient to lake austin & travis to many restaurants & golf courses
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Austin's outstanding cabin rentals

Outdoor escapades, foodie delights, stellar live music, and an amiable community spirit makes Austin a must-see destination. Luckily, its cabin accommodations are just as appealing as the city. So, make travel plans to visit this Texas town and create some unforgettable memories.

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