Airbnb & Vacation Rentals Airbnb private accommodation airbnb airbnb plus US > Hill Country > Austin

Top Airbnb Plus Homes In Austin, Texas - Updated 2019

Top Airbnb Plus Homes In Austin, Texas - Updated 2019
Celeste
Celeste
Updated

Austin is the state capital of Texas and well-known for its wide-ranging live-music like country, blues, and rock. There are many parks and lakes popular for hiking, biking, swimming, and boating. What better way to start your holiday in Austin than a visit to the most popular theatres? Opt for a live show at Moody Theater or a musical concert at ZACH Theatre. The two theatres are approximately 1.7 km (1.1 miles) apart. Stroll by the riverside with great views at The Boardwalk at Lady Bird Lake or begin your brisk walk from Ladybird Lake & Bike Trail if you want to unwind after a long day. Prefer paddling? Then rent a kayak from Live Love Paddle canoe & kayak tour agency. Don’t forget to request for a guided tour of Austin & Congress Bridge with views of its bat colony! Let’s check out these top Airbnb Plus homes for a comfortable and unforgettable stay in Austin.

1. Casa Cartel (from USD 550)

Ideal for families with children, this boutique property that can accommodate up to 16 guests, offers everything required for a restful holiday – including a living room made cosy by a stone fireplace, outdoor pool and a spacious garden. Comfortably furnished with bespoke furnishings and decorative pieces crafted in Mexico, the walls covered in pretty murals, alongside mesmerising chandeliers, gilded mirrors and geometric Mexican tiles, this resplendent villa gives off the feel of a grandeur that’s different from your average rental home. The uniquely decorated bedrooms lack nothing by way of comforts and amenities. Mostly done up in a Bohemian style, you can expect bespoke furnishings, plush beds made up with fine white linens and handcrafted mattress toppers - all to ensure sweet slumber. Bathrooms are luxurious and feature polished stone, marble sinks, egg-shaped baths as well as little extras that make stays more comfortable.

Historic Casa Cartel - Austin Villa with Courtyard Pool
Austin, Texas, United States
46 reviews
Entire villa 9 beds 5 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

2. Charming guesthouse on urban farm (from USD 125)

Set on one of Central East Austin’s urban farms and close to Govalle Elementary School, this guesthouse sleeps up to four guests. You will be greeted by the bunnies, chickens, geese, and ducks during your stay here. Govalle Neighborhood Park is a 15-minute walk away. Take a 15-minute drive to the city center of Austin and you will be able to pop by George Washington Carver Museum, Museum of the Weird and The Contemporary Austin Jones Center dedicated to promoting Texas-based artists.

Charming Guesthouse on Urban Farm
Austin, Texas, United States
320 reviews
Farm stay 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

3. Lovingly restored 1930s home in Zilker (from USD 95)

The farmhouse style meets mid-century modernity in this 1930s apartment. Situated in Zilker next to Lockout Austin - A Live Escape Room Experience, this accommodation sleeps up to five guests with two bedrooms and one bath. Take a 20-minute drive to Greetings From Austin Mural and walk down South 1st Street which is packed with restaurants and cafes. If you’re travelling with the family, then you may want to spend the day at Gillis Neighborhood Park, a community park with a playground, pool, basketball courts, picnic facilities and a multi-purpose field.

Zilker House Comfortable Walkable 1930s Home
Austin, Texas, United States
273 reviews
Entire house 2 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

4. Airy modern apartment in the heart of Hyde Park (from USD 60)

A wall-mounted buffalo skull keeps watch over the open living and dining area of this modern apartment. The bedroom for two offers a clean and stark-white ambience with classy wooden floorings. You will be a 10-minute walk away to Shipe Neighborhood Park and Elisabet Ney Museum. Or take a 20-minute walk to Central Market, a huge gourmet grocery store with an in-house cafe, food events, and live music. AFS Cinema and Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre are about a 10-minute drive away.

Explore Austin from an Airy, Modern Apartment
Austin, Texas, United States
275 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

5. Play in a modern luxury house in east downtown (from USD 399)

This beautiful spacious house can accommodate up to a maximum of 14 guests and is very close to downtown. Famous streets like Sixth Street, Lady Bird Lake, and Rainey Street are all in proximity to the accommodation. Enjoy the surrounding views from the rooftop deck when you do not plan to go out for sightseeing. There is a full kitchen where you can make breakfast in the morning. Come in your own vehicle as the host provides free on-site parking. Other amenities include iron, a hairdryer, coffeemaker, TV, Wi-Fi access, and washer/dryer.

Modern Luxury House in East Downtown
Austin, Texas, United States
88 reviews
Entire house 10 beds 5 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

6. Luxurious home near light rail station (from USD 138)

Just a street away from Plaza Saltillo Station, this two-bedroom apartment for six blends classic, colonial charm with a vibrant, fresh aesthetic. You’re a 5-minute drive to Statesman Bat Observation Center and a 10-minute drive to Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, a stylish theatre for new and classic films featuring cocktails & bites served seat-side. After catching a film, maybe have a bowl of ramen at Ramen Tatsu-Ya? Want more options? You’ve got it. Get the best fusion of Korean-Mexican eats at Chi'Lantro, located right beside Ramen Tatsu-Ya.

Let Love Inn at the Eastside Lodge, Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
154 reviews
Entire house 2 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathrooms

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

7. Private suite at Wild basin Preserve (from USD 130)

Wake up to stunning treetop views of Wild Basin Preserve at this beautiful suite for two that blends luxury with eco-friendly amenities. You get the best of both world - charm of the countryside and the bustling city center of Austin just a 20-minute car ride away. A 15-minute car ride will land you at the public trails at Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. Or drive another direction to get to Barton Creek Greenbelt in 15 minutes. Chill by Twin Falls waterfall before heading to Barton Creek Square shopping mall for your dose of holiday shopping!

Views of Wild Basin from a Westlake Hills Suite
Austin, Texas, United States
136 reviews
Private room in house 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

8. Contemporary home in the heart of Zilker (from USD 163)

With stylish touches throughout and a mid-century modern feel, this open, contemporary floor-planned apartment is ideal for four guests. Open up the patio doors from your kitchen and sit outside with a cup of warm coffee, a great way to begin your day. Located in the heart of Zilker and close to fibercove co-working space, you’re walking distance to ILoveKickboxing Austin kickboxing school and South Austin Museum of Popular Culture. You are a 10-minute drive to The University of Texas at Austin, where the observation deck of the 1937 tower infamous for 1966 shootings is located. Here’s the place to get that 360-degree view of the city.

Contemporary Home near Barton Springs and SoCo
Austin, Texas, United States
112 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathrooms

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

9. Chic designer high-rise condominium (from USD 99)

Thoughtfully drafted by a local designer, this one-bedroom condominium for four has an interior that gives off a sophisticated ambience of modern urban savviness. Stand in awe of the amazing views of Austin from the private balcony and enjoy shared access to a pool and gym. Located close to West 6th Street in the heart of Austin, you will be spoilt for choices when it comes to dining options. You will also be a short walk from Whole Foods Market and SFC Farmers’ Market-Downtown.

Chic, Designer Condominium in Downtown High-Rise
Austin, Texas, United States
126 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

10. Stylish two-storey loft near entertainment district (from USD 111)

Situated along West 6th Street, the famous entertainment district, this entire loft for six is in between two museums - Museum of the Weird and Mexic-Arte Museum. You will have access to Gold’s Gym and the host’s lounge. Walk on for 10 minutes towards the Colorado River and you will see Congress Avenue Bridge and Statesman Bat Observation Center. You may opt for a tour from Capital Cruises or Lone Star Riverboat agency. Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue is also in the neighbourhood.

Downtown Loft Apartment near Driskill Hotel
Austin, Texas, United States
99 reviews
Entire loft 3 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

11. Apartment for six in South Lamar (from USD 57)

With two bedrooms and two baths, this air-conditioned apartment sleeps up to six guests. Located in South Lamar, you’re a 10-minute drive to Barton Creek Greenbelt where Twin Falls waterfall is at. You will be within walking distance or a short drive to Broken Spoke dance hall and two shopping malls - Lakehills Plaza and Brodie Oaks Shopping Center. For activities, drive for 15 minutes to get to Austin 360 Bridge and Pennybacker Bridge Overlook, two observation decks providing scenic views. Austin Country Club is located right across the observation decks.

Howdy, in Hip South Lamar - South Central Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
96 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

12. Cozy and trendy house near a recreation center (from USD 91)

Feel the cool vibes of this 1930s bungalow with two bedrooms and one bath for six people. Located next to South Austin Recreation Center, you’re a 20-minute walk to H-E-B Grocery. A 10-minute drive will land you in the city center of Austin, where you can visit HOPE Outdoor Gallery, Texas Capitol, and Bullock Texas State History Museum. Drop by Whole Foods Market if you’re looking to purchase natural & organic grocery items and housewares. Or head to Pease District Park, an urban park featuring trails, picnic space, and sports courts.

Cozy, Trendy House near Bouldin Creek
132 reviews
Entire house 2 beds 6 guests

See similar Vacation Rentals in Austin and also compare the prices with Hotels in Austin

Are you game for a bold experience in Austin?

We got you. If you’re over 18 years old, then you might want to visit Hippie Hollow Park, a clothing-optional park on Lake Travis offering swimming and sunbathing. It’s a 30-minute drive away from the city center of Austin. But that’s totally optional. You can chill at Lakeline Mall instead, a large indoor shopping mall with several departmental stores featuring up to 150 shops with a cinema and food court. Bring the kids to Austin Aquarium after that, a 10-minute drive from Lakeline Mall. Or you can visit Austin’s Park N Pizza amusement center with attractions like go-karts, bumper boats, mini golf, batting cages and even a rock-climbing experience!

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

9fbc4bdc 1b19 4c8d 897f 2f6c8be3d49f
Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

Celeste believes that life is a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. She's going to get that one-way ticket someday!

Top 3 activities to book in Austin

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
Explore Austin
Good things are meant to be shared!