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Top 12 Airbnb Plus Homes In Austin, Texas - Updated 2020

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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 587)

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
81 reviews
Entire villa 9 Beds 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the courtyard/pool area is awesome as well
comfortable beds great linens
the beds were so comfortable
incredibly spacious yet surprisingly cozy
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and beautiful
the decor is unbelievable and everything was clean
Host:
thank you to our great hosts who quickly responded with any last minute questions
ames and camille were amazing hosts available at all times to answer any questions that i had
the most incredible house and the host was so wonderful
the house is incredible and everyone was super helpful throughout the weekend to make sure our visit was perfect
the host went over the top to accommodate our needs the space is stylish and sexy
Location:
casa cartel was the perfect place to celebrate my father's 90th birthday
the house is gorgeous the location is super convenient & we had an amazing stay would highly recommend
cant recommend it enough and perfect location you wont regret staying here
this place is beyond amazing
if you have the opportunity to book casa cartel do not hesitate - this place is unreal
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2. Charming guesthouse on urban farm

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
355 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
additionally dorsey provides you with light snacks plenty of amenities and excellent wifi
there were fresh flowers in every room
there were fresh flowers in every room books dvds
the fresh flowers in every room were so welcoming
treat yourself super cozy/lovely hostess
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and comfortable
it was immaculately clean and well appointed
the place was very clean which is very important to me
spotless cool and every attention to detail down to the lavender satchels on our towels
everything was perfect - clean inviting and comfortable
Host:
she was also very welcoming and helpful
i always like checking out host recommendations
dorsey was an amazing host
dorsey was an amazing host
dorsey is kind thoughtful knowledgeable and responds super fast
Location:
this is a great location to downtown
also the location of the house very central in austin but not directly in downtown was super
the location was perfect for getting around austin
the location was very central to all things austin and dorsey was the most gracious host
really enjoyed a little walk every morning and tried to get friends with those cute donkeys
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3. Lovingly restored 1930s home in Zilker (from USD 100)

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
328 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
definitely used the table in the yard for playing cards and relaxing in the evening
the place has great aircon (you need it ) and it was ample room for two couples
the linen bedding was extra luxurious and so comfortable
this place was great very stylish and comfy- beds were comfortable so was couch and chair
the home was cozy and charming with all the amenities you need
Cleanliness:
this place was very clean stylish and comfortable
the house was sparkling clean when we arrived
the house was sparkly clean and super comfortable
so stylish clean and neat
the house is quiet clean and stylish
Host:
mary was very responsive to our questions
mary was a very thoughtful host
mary was an outstanding host
mary is very responsive and a great host
mary was a great host we’d certainly stay again
Location:
its location to everything is really ideal
great location and walking distance to many things
walking distance for good food and drinks
great location & a beautiful home
within a quick walking distance to great restaurants and the alamo drafthouse
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4. Airy modern apartment in the heart of Hyde Park (from USD 61)

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
371 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfortable the decor a mixture of classic and unique and the amenities were great
had a blast in austin and really liked the apartment
cold ac clean and stocked bathroom full kitchen nice couches and soft bed
their apartment was very clean with all desired amenities and at a great price point
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean and great communication
the place was clean and comfortable
very clean and great value for money
it is clean comfortable and as pictures
Host:
jenny and tom were awesome hosts
jenny and tom are excellent hosts
jenny and tom are great hosts
lovely space and very communicative
jenny was an amazing host her space was beautiful and super chic
Location:
location is not bad
perfect place to stay near hyde park
such an awesome location in the middle of everything
great location & a quiet area
safe quiet neighborhood near downtown
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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
111 reviews
Entire house 10 Beds 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i appreciated the wi-fi that was strong enough to handle all of our devices with speed
tons of comfortable sleeping space
there was plenty of space and having three bathrooms was great
this is a great space for groups - lots of beds and enough bathrooms
with 14 guests everyone had a bed and the door code made it easy to come and go
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
definitely clean and convenient and sleeps many
the house was very clean and tidy
the place is very clean and very modern
super clean modern spacious with everything you need
Host:
the host was responsive with our requests as well
the hosts were easy to reach at all times
host is accessible and friendly
the hosts were amazing to work with
our host was very responsive and accommodating
Location:
the location was perfect for downtown
the location is great 20 min walking from downtown (or 10' by bike)
the location was perfect too
excellent location and beautiful home
great place and wonderful location
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6. Private suite at Wild basin Preserve (from USD 117)

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
143 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathroom amenities were perfect as well
gorgeous views from each room and delicious coffee every morning
we enjoyed the view from our room and coffee on the back porch
we loved the room and the views of the hills were spectacular
my girlfriend loved the room we stayed in specially the view from the balcony
Cleanliness:
very clean and stylish
her place is clean bright and smell very good
the room and bathroom were squeaky clean and everything just smelled clean and fresh
loved all the decor and clean look
the room is great super clean and comfy
Host:
cindy was a wonderful host
host is gracious and thoughtful
cindy is a great host with a gorgeous home
cindy is a great host
she is very responsive and helpful
Location:
the location is fantastic being a short drive to downtown and several parks
we loved how close the house was to downtown while feeling so far away
it feels like you're secluded and yet so close to everything
hopefully we'll be able to stay at cindy's place during our next austin trip
perfect place for a getaway from austin's hustle and bustle
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7. Contemporary home in the heart of Zilker (from USD 157)

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
148 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
each room boasts beautiful views of the quaint & cozy neighborhood
beautiful apartment in a great section of austin
the kitchen was stocked with the usual and fresh flowers were waiting for us
aaron's place is terrific - modern comfortable and well appointed
beds are comfy and the entire space is very well thought out
Cleanliness:
the interior was very clean and cozy
very cool space that is clean new and well appointed
the place was spotless and comfortable
the space was clean & as expected
very clean quiet modern comfortable and well stocked
Host:
aaron was a wonderful host
aaron was a great host
aaron was a great host
aaron was also an amazing host
aaron is the perfect host
Location:
location is excellent
perfect location in an awesome neighborhood
amazing location and a really great value
the location is easy access to everywhere in the city and walking distance to some great local spots
the location is awesome so close to everything and even a few bars with in walking distance
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8. 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.

The Littlefields by Lodgewell, Urban Loft by Driskill Hotel
Austin, Texas, United States
117 reviews
Entire loft 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning and water pressure were also great
these loft units are so comfortable and beautiful
the apartment itself was perfect for socializing with plenty of seating and a super comfy couch
2 bedrooms for privacy if visiting with friends or a separate room for the kids
for any higher you can stay at a better hotel room nearby
Cleanliness:
the condo was very clean
super clean amazing space and very responsive
the place was really nice and clean
the loft was spacious clean and very cozy
great stay clean place and easy to check in
Host:
the host was able to make our stay amazing
staff is super friendly and self check in is super easy
very friendly host that was easy to get in touch with
the staff of ttr took care of us when we had to wait somewhere before checking in
everyone is super friendly planning on come back to do some serious exploring
Location:
the location was amazing and in walking distance to everything
amazing location to stay in
we really loved the location of this place
great loft and location for amazing price
it was an excellent location allowing for walking distance to everywhere downtown
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9. Apartment for six in South Lamar (from USD 67)

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
174 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the a/c worked great
check-in couldn’t have been easier and the beds were super comfy
we definitely recommend the ames’s apartment
beds were very comfortable
the beds were really comfortable though the place is minimally furnished otherwise
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated
sparkling clean and felt like a hotel
this place was as pictured - clean and basic decor
many nice touches of home and a clean and wonderful place to stay
the apartment was sparkling clean
Host:
the host did seem nice understanding & responsive though
great place for a short stay easy check in with quick responses from the host
the hosts were responsive enough to meet my needs and i appreciated that
ames is a very attentive host and they made it very easy for us to get into the apartment
great location apartment & hosts thank you
Location:
wonderful place and amazing location
location was the best of all
great location nice size bedrooms
this location was so easy and comfortable
great place and super convenient location
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10. Cozy and trendy house near a recreation center

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

11. Luxurious home near light rail station (from USD 250)

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 East Side Lodge, Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
178 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the backyard with fire pit comfortable beds great shower an my buddy loved the coffee offered
lots of little extras like phone chargers and backyard patio area with a neat fire place
the space is cozy modern adorable and exceeded our expectations completely
nicely furnished kitchen well equipped with quality equipment
we loved having breakfast there and as a small family it worked really well
Cleanliness:
super spacious really clean
the house is spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated
the house is homely clean and as one might expect in austin just cool
the house was clean sleek and beautifully decorated
the house was spotless & beautifully put together
Host:
the hosts were so friendly and caring
friendliest hosts i’ve had
kelli and wayne the owners are wonderful
the owners are responsive and appreciative
kelli had great recommendations and was very responsive
Location:
location: the location is really excellent
great location as well
the location is central to everything and the neighborhood is cute and interesting
close to many great places
location is amazing right in the heart of city walking distance to bars and restaurants
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12. Chic designer high-rise condominium

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 Highrise Condo Downtown 1bd|1ba Pool Gym View
Austin, Texas, United States
150 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the views from the room
amenities of pool and gym wonderful
stylish decor nice view and comfortable bed
the location of this was excellent the views were amazing and the pool view was unbeatable
i enjoyed the gym washer/dryer and the bed was really comfortable
Cleanliness:
super clean and modern decor
clean and stylish place
the place is beautiful and clean as pictured
super clean stylish place that is very comfortable
great place to stay very clean and enough space
Host:
the host is extremely helpful
i would definitely use again also host is very responsive to any questions
everyone was so so nice and friendly
the hosts are super responsive if you need their help for whatever reason which is also super awesome
the host really is available 24/7 and was extremely responsive to any issues we had
Location:
great location and beautiful apartment
great location and beautiful space
the apartment and location are great
located literally within walking distance to anything it's the perfect location to stay to experience austin
wonderful place and perfect location
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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!

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