Choose from some of the best Airbnb and Vacation Rentals in Austin USA to stay in during your trip.
In Austin, you’ll get the best of nature and concrete. Lady Bird lake is a prime example - you can admire the Austin skyline from across the gorgeous blue river. Brush up on your American history at the State Capitol and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library or sink your teeth into exquisite eats down in the SoCo district. Alternatively, recluse away from the city and marvel at the view at Barton Springs Pool. Take a stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park. Austin is one of America’s fastest growing cities and should be your next holiday destination. Here are some of the best Airbnb accommodations and vacation rentals around town:
Ideal for families with children, this boutique property offers everything required for a restful holiday – including a living room made cosy by a stone fireplace, outdoor pool and a spacious garden. Inside, the design is effortlessly stylish with bespoke furnishings and decorative pieces crafted in Mexico; the walls covered in pretty murals, alongside mesmerising chandeliers, gilded mirrors and geometric Mexican tiles - all provide splashes of vibrant colour against a white-washed backdrop. There are a total of five bedrooms and three bathrooms in Casa Cartel and this largest villa in East Austin is able to accommodate up to sixteen guests. Each of the uniquely decorated bedrooms lacks nothing by way of comforts and amenities. Mostly done out in a Bohemian style, you can expect bespoken furnishings, plush beds made up with fine white lines and handcrafted mattress toppers, all ensure sweet slumber.
This post was brought to you by Casa Cartel.
Historic Casa Cartel - Austin Villa with Courtyard PoolAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsthe courtyard/pool area is awesome as wellcomfortable beds great linensthe beds were so comfortableincredibly spacious yet surprisingly cozythe house was clean and beautifulthe decor is unbelievable and everything was clean
Host:thank you to our great hosts who quickly responded with any last minute questionsames and camille were amazing hosts available at all times to answer any questions that i hadthe most incredible house and the host was so wonderfulthe house is incredible and everyone was super helpful throughout the weekend to make sure our visit was perfectthe host went over the top to accommodate our needs the space is stylish and sexyRead more reviewscasa cartel was the perfect place to celebrate my father's 90th birthdaythe house is gorgeous the location is super convenient & we had an amazing stay would highly recommendcant recommend it enough and perfect location you wont regret staying herethis place is beyond amazingif you have the opportunity to book casa cartel do not hesitate - this place is unreal
Nestled in a quiet downtown neighbourhood, this Downtown Austin Texas Condo showcases bamboo floorings, wooden furniture and quirky decorations that give the unit a very rustic and cozy feel. The 500 square feet space is within walking distance to several notable sites, including the Capitol, Erwin Center and Downtown. You won’t want to leave this cozy and comfortable unit.
Downtown Austin Texas CondoAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewscomfortable easy checkin and quick responsiveness via the air bnb appthe space is the perfect size for two girls the bed is comfortablealso the a/c pumps which is perfect in the summerit was clean and the a/c cools the entire condo in minuteskristen’s apartments are clean come with great amenities and stylishclean and comfortableit is clean and cozyit was spotlessly clean and tidy and the bed was very comfortablethe reviews said this place was super clean but the reality is that its notvery nice apartment was exactly as expected everything was clean and the whole experience was very smooth
Host:kristen is a great hostshe is responsive and helpfulkristen as a host was very friendly and responsive to questionskristen was a great host and offered super tips to help us enjoy our staykristen was extremely helpful and a wonderful hostRead more reviewsgood location close to campusgreat location easy walk to events downtownlove the location - walk to everythinggreat location and stylish spacethe location is great within walking distance to downtown
A home away from home, this snug studio is an airy and bright space ideal for couples or a couple of friends. The space is full of interesting and contemporary detail, including several multicoloured paintings that adorn the walls and small figurines that add to the charm of the suite. The apartment also has its own kitchen, double bed and bathroom. However, if you feel like eating out instead, your neighbourhood has several excellent restaurants while downtown is just a 15-20 minute drive away.
Music Capital's Comfy Studio Suite
Price: 64 USD
Number of Guests:
Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 261 reviews)
This inviting house is an explosion of colour and character. Folk art and Mexican tiles are just some of the many fascinating décor around the house. Each room has its own flavour, but all of them are interesting and pleasing to the eye. Your private room, located at the far end of the house, allows you to get lots of peace and quiet. However, you’ll be sharing the kitchen and living room with your host and other guests. You can even go for a swim in a large pool lined with lush greenery or take a dip in the Jacuzzi.
Spacious Sunny Garden OasisAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewswe appreciate the warm bed relaxing decor good coffee and hot showerthe backyard complete with a pool treehouse and reading area were among our favorite amenitiesi swam in the pool and sat by the pool with a good wifi connectionthe room is spacious and beautiful and having a hot tub to yourself is pure heaventhe room we stayed in was beautifully decorated and had a lot of natural lightthe jacuzzi was clean and relaxingbarbara's place was very clean and comfortablethe room was clean and spaciousroom was spacious very clean and well equippedthe place was super clean and had everything we needed
Host:host was greatbarbara was a wonderful hostbarbara was a wonderful hostbarbara is a wonderful hostour host barbara made us feel most welcomeRead more reviewsgreat location and beautiful roomin great location for austin sitesthe location was great for us since it was close to our son whom we were visitingshe is centrally located in austin and we felt like we were close to everythingthe location was great a quiet/safe neighborhood where downtown is easily accessible by bus train or uber/lyft
Fancy somewhere more private and cozy instead? Try this 8’ by 17’ (2.4m by 5.2m) home that very much resembles a log cabin. You’ll be able to enjoy the loft bed, shower and kitchen. With the basic amenities of a regular accommodation, this open, airy and tiny house is the perfect setting for you to cozy up to your loved one. Moreover, the space is a short drive to Downtown and the freeway (MoPac). Do note that tall guests may feel slightly inconvenienced when using the shower.
Open, Airy Tiny House-Central & UT!Austin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsthe place itself was cozy and had great amenitiesthe tiny house is great very cozy and the ac is perfect for the spacethe temperature was also easy to regulate; quick to warm and cool with heater ac and windows providedthe house was comfortable and had everything we neededsome spots are tight if you're over 6 foot but the living areas and bed is hugetrish’s place is super clean and comfortablethe tiny house was extremely clean and efficientthe house was cute clean and cozygreat unique stay in austin great communication easy check-in & cleansuper cute and clean perfect for 1-2 people
Host:the host was very accommodating and kindshe was extremely accommodating and a great communicatorhad everything we wanted and the host is very responsivetrish is an outstanding hosttrish was a great hostRead more reviewsamazing unique stay in an awesome locationthe neighborhood is very nice and pretty central to everythingsuch a cute placeit’s also in a great location that’s close to downtownthis is central austin with easy access to everything
This gorgeous multicoloured bungalow comprises of a bedroom, kitchen, living area and a lush garden with a garden shed to boot. You’ll love the character of this comfortable house and the eclectic atmosphere of the neighbourhood. East Cesar Chavez, which comprises of several restaurants, bistros and small shops, is a friendly mix of families and creative professionals. You’ll also be close to the Lady Bird Lake hike-and-bike trail and downtown.
Quiet Bungalow- short walk downtown
Price: 125 USD
Number of Guests:
Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 198 reviews)
7. Comfort within Austin city limits
78 USD/night, 10 USD/night per person after 2 guests (excludes 20 USD cleaning fee)
Interesting wall pieces, dark wooden tones and personal nifty additions give this apartment a home-away-from-home feel. With its kitchen, bedroom and living room, this comfortable apartment accommodates up to 3 guests and comes with fantastic amenities like the gym and fitness center. What’s more, your North Austin neighbourhood features tons of famous retail establishments, exquisite restaurants and extensive grocery stores.
With its brand new furnishings, bold splashes of colour and excellent amenities, this luxury carriage house is comparable to that of a hotel. Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen, impeccably clean bedroom and intriguing house décor akin to those in a museum. Be warmly welcomed with fresh cut flowers, refreshing drinks to quench your thirst and a fully stocked fridge. You’ll also be at a walking distance from all the shopping and gastronomical delights at South Congress.
Walk to South Congress from Your Retreat with Heated PoolAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewseverything worked very well- ac appliances and tvthe amenities were spot on and the bed was amazingly large and comfortablegreat studio apartment right off of south congressbeautiful space and comfortableamazing warm pool beautiful interiorsuper clean and well maintainedclean and perfect for two peoplecomfortable clean and quietthis studio apartment was very clean and invitingeverything was very clean and check-in/out was super easy
Host:bill was a great hosthost was responsive and hospitablebill was a great host - responded quickly to all questionsthoroughly enjoyed staying there and bill was a great hostthis place is great and bill is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsclose to great locationslocation is perfect - walking distance to s congressgreat place in a good locationit is close to great restaurants and stores on congressgreat apartment in a great location
If you are looking to splurge, the 5 Star Granduca Austin Hotel is the perfect choice. The rooms embody a classy elegance, with all the amenities you would ever want at your beck and call. Visconti Ristorante serving up traditional Italian fare can be found in the hotel, but if you are up for some local cuisine, downtown Austin is just 15-20 minutes drive away. The air-conditioned room comes with free WiFi and a flat-screen TV to entertain yourself when you are not playing billiards, taking a dip in the pool or strolling through the outdoor courtyard.
This spacious deluxe apartment comes highly rated and comes fully furnished. With a comfortable extra-large double bed, colorful paraphernalia hanging on the walls, it will feel just like home. It even comes with a hot tub for you to soak your fatigue away after a day spent exploring Austin. You will be able to find restaurants 5 minutes away, or arrange for a delivery right to the apartment.
Earthy tones of amber and brown exudes a homey feel to rooms in this 4 star hotel. Wake up to an excellent breakfast before heading out to explore Austin before ending the day at the bar for a nightcap. The rooms you get are spacious, with space for you to kick back and relax after checking out the Capitol Building, which can be found just 13 km ( 8 miles) away.
A private pool, private lakeside dock and access to the new boardwalk trail are just some of the benefits this waterfront condominium can offer. It’s not often that you’ll get to see the lake from your window too. The unit comprises of a double bed, sofa bed (for the third guest), bathroom, kitchen and patio. Restaurants, grocery stores and live music are all just a short walk away. Do note that rates differ during peak seasons.
South Shore Condo on Lady Bird LakeAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsso maybe faster wifi or a larger tv would be nicegreat place and the bed is extremely comfortablethe bed was very comfortable and the high ceilings in the bedroom are really niceyou won’t have to bring much to be comfortableplease was as advertised and cleanthe condo is clean comfortable and quietgreat value great communication very clean would definitely stay againwas clean and quiet with a great poolit was clean & had everything we needed
Host:david was a wonderful hostdavid is a great hostdavid was an excellent host and responded to any questions i had immediatelydavid was a perfect host very responsive and nicedavid was very helpful throughout the whole experienceRead more reviewsperfect location for exploring downtowngreat location and very comfortablegreat location and very safegreat location close to downtown austinthe location of david's condo is great
This backyard cottage looks like it came straight out of a postcard. The footpath leads up to this bright and charming cottage surrounded by leafy green trees. Moreover, the interior boasts a living room area, study desk, kitchenette and double bed, all complete with wood furnishings. Downtown Austin, University of Texas at Austin and the metro are all within walking distance of your private cottage.
Backyard Cottage in Central AustinAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewscomfortable bed and modern amenities with a touch of austin kitsch:) lots of natural light and the ac/heater worked well during the mild nightsthis is a wonderful comfy and cozy backyard cottage for two in a quiet residential neighborhood of austina generous work table will allow you to spread out and privately work in a quiet neighborhoodcomfy bed great eating set up to enjoy our take out food spacious enough for our fur-baby's kennelsuper clean cozy and stylishnice clean and stylishsuper cozy clean and thoughtful touchessteve's place is really stylish clean and comfortablevery clean private and great location
Host:steve was an awesome hoststeve was a great host quick to reply friendly and provided helpful suggestionssuper fast responses and very friendlysteve responses really quickly and was super helpful with recommendationsplenty of kind touchesRead more reviewsgood location just a short drive from downtownvery nice spot close to everythinggreat location and easy to findthe location is amazing as wellnice private space in a neighborhood close to the university
From 526 USD/ 2 nights for 2 guests
Featuring a lounge area adorned with colorful posters on the wall, this centrally located studio apartment provides convenience and comfort. You can choose to walk to downtown Austin or prepare a meal in the well-stocked kitchen. It’s close proximity means the rooftop lounging area promises a great view of the city.
The Guild East Side | Corazon
Address: 1017 E 6th Street
Be relaxed by this cabin’s soothing green walls, calligraphy scrolls and cherry blossom carpets after a long day of exploring Austin. At just 180 square feet, this comfy accommodation for one consists of a twin bed, full bathroom and it is next to an extensive garden. Located just 10 minutes north of UT (University of Texas at Austin), this cabin is situated near many restaurants, coffee shops and grocery stores in Hyde Park. You’d probably have achieved inner peace by the end of your holiday.
Tiny Zen Cabin : Sanitized to CDC standardsAustin, Texas, United States
Top guest reviewsac by the bed was nice and easy access to back gate and parkingcomfortable little cottage for one personthe shower had intense water pressure which isn’t my preference but some may like thattracy's place was quiet comfortable and well-located for anyone visiting austin for work or leisurethe bed was very comfortable the space was bright and opengreat stay very clean and comfy bed feels safethe bathroom was clean and brightit’s super clean and cozythe place is very clean and quietthe cottage was clean and cozy
Host:amazing host made the process easythe host was accommodating to all of my requests and was easy to communicate witha great host that makes your stay easytracy is a great hosttracy was a great host and communicated throughout my stayRead more reviewswonderful location within walking distance to the universityand the location is greateasy check in and convenient locationgreat location (centrally located in a beautiful neighborhood) and overall good staygreat place close to campus and downtown
From 31 USD/night for 1 bunk bed
Breakfast is included in this cozy hostel convenient located near local attractions, with Barton Springs Pool at Zilker Park just 10 minutes drive away. Any problem can be addressed by the 24-hour reception to make your stay a comfortable one. The shared rooms are spacious, providing ample room for everyone. You can also choose to step out and enjoy the view of the lake, or just lounge on the outdoor patio. While there, why not challenge your fellow travelers to a game of table tennis in the games room or prepare meals together in the shared kitchen.
HI - Austin Hostel
Address: 2200 South Lakeshore Boulevard
The Live Music Capitol of the World beckons. Do note that requests for bookings come in large volumes during peak seasons (SXSW, anyone?) and thus rates may change accordingly. Thus, it is essential that you book your accommodation in advance for an enjoyable holiday. Amazing Austin awaits!
Get Trip101 in your inbox