There are plenty of gorgeous and unique spaces for you to call home for the weekend in Austin’s downtown. From high-rise condos to cozy homes, here are the 11 best Airbnbs that the neighborhood has to offer.
West Texas-inspired home in a historic neighborhood
If you’re visiting Texas for the first time but don’t have any plans to head out a few hours west of Austin, the atmosphere of this West Texas-inspired home will give you an idea of the region’s beauty. Just a short walk from the heart of downtown, this home is located in the historic Clarksville neighborhood, one of the city’s coziest.
A visit to the impressive Texas Capitol should be on every tourist’s list of things to do in Austin. The Capitol is widely heralded as an architectural marvel and a night’s stay in this downtown loft will give you a unique balcony view of the building known as the Pink Dome.
A private balcony with a view over Austin’s skyscrapers; a pool, gym and shared penthouse deck complete with gas grills and a dining area; a condo with a chic, urban interior, a modern kitchen and a bedroom with a downtown view. What’s not to love?
Located in a gorgeous stuccoed building, this comfortable condo sleeps four and has two floors and plenty of room. The building is within walking distance of the city’s most popular parks and nightlife areas and comes complete with a pool deck.
Located just across the river from downtown, this urban bungalow is a one-bed studio space with a screened porch overlooking a lush Zen-style garden. The bungalow is located in the historic Bouldin Creek neighborhood and is a short walk from Austin’s downtown, the world-famous Zilker Park and Lady Bird Lake hike-and-bike trail. It’s perfect for travelers who want to be close to the action but enjoy beginning and ending the day with a little peace and quiet.
Renting a room in this building might be pricey for just one or two guests at a time, but split between seven, the price for a night in this new high-rise condo is a steal for peak Austin luxury. Located in the center of downtown and right next to Lady Bird Lake, guests at this space will enjoy a modern interior with luxurious amenities including a gym, pool deck and billiards table.
This luxury downtown apartment offers guests an extraordinary view of the city, overlooks Austin’s Lady Bird Lake and is a short walk from the famous hike-and-bike trail along the lake. Take a bottle of wine to the outdoor common area and enjoy the spectacular city skyline, or keep it low-key and enjoy some time on the quiet pool deck at the center of the apartment complex, or on the apartment’s private balcony.
Leather chairs, an interior with a wooden finish and a bedroom with a one-of-kind view of Lady Bird Lake and the green Hill Country complete this luxurious high-rise condo space in Downtown Austin. Guests can enjoy the sprawling Austin landscape on their private balcony and catch some rays by the lounge chairs on the pool deck. Head downstairs and you will step out into the Second Street district, one of the city’s premiere restaurant and retail areas.
Very few residential buildings in Austin go higher than 18 floors, so a stay at this luxury downtown condo will give guests a view of the city most locals never get to experience, all from the comfort of a private balcony. The interior of the condo is the work of a local designer and is sure to remind you that you are in Texas. The ground floor is right at the center of downtown. On the way down, guests can relax at pool deck or burn some calories in the gym.