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Immerse yourself deep in the heart of Texas culture in Austin – where country music lovers mix with bearded hipsters and transient musicians. It's a curious combination, but what do you expect from the live music capital of the world? Whether you're stumbling into the Driskill Hotel for happy hour, enjoying the great outdoors at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center or taking in a performance at the Long Center for Performing Arts, you'll be hard-pressed not to come across some of the most vibrant culture in the US.

The locals may want to "Keep Austin Weird," but with CheapTickets you can make your Austin vacation nothing short of wonderful.

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The Driskill

4 stars
4.4 / 5 84 reviews
Historic splendor meets big city entertainment In the 1886, Jesse Lincoln Driskill, a wealthy cattle baron, businessman and civic leader, built a hotel to rival New York and Chicago. The Driskill remains a landmark of Texas hospitality, impressing visitors with a blend of old and new, antiques and state-of-the-art technology, modern and traditional architecture. Two hotel wings contain 189 rooms with fine antiques, marble from around the world and original oil paintings. This hotel is immediately breathtaking as guests enter the marble-floored lobby under a soaring, stained glass dome. Highlights Driskill Grill named one of the nation's top 25 hotel restaurants by ZAGATComplimentary wireless InternetMassage services by appointmentKids amenities Location The Driskill is located on 6th Street in downtown Austin. RoomsOld and new merge in The Driskill's rooms, with a blend of contemporary and historic art peppering the walls and custom, modern furnishings. Find a Victorian-style settee upholstered with modern graphic fabric and nailhead-trimmed leather furniture, a nod to Texas ranches. Many types of upscale rooms are available. Features The 24-hour Driskill Fitness Studio and Spa offers cardio equipment, steam rooms, showers and dressing rooms. Guests may book massage appointments by contacting the concierge.   The family-friendly hotel gives children a coloring book and complimentary cookies and milk from the café and bakery.    Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. The hotel offers valet parking (fees apply). Dining Known as Austin's original socializing parlor, the 1886 Cafe & Bakery serves southwestern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night meals.   The Driskill Grill, named one of the nation's top 25 hotel restaurants by ZAGAT, serves farm-to-table cuisine for dinner in an elegant setting. The Driskill Bar's low lighting creates an intimate atmosphere with comfy leather chairs, warm wood and, of course, cowhide. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (.9 mi/1.5 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6 mi/10 km) Attractions 6th Street entertainment (across the street)Texas State Capitol Building (.3 mi/.6 km)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.4 mi/.7 km) Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (.8 mi/1.3 km) Business Business center 18,080 square feet of meeting spaceWireless Internet access
Value Includes breakfast for 2
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Hyatt Place Austin Downtown

4 stars
4.3 / 5 38 reviews
Located in the heart of downtown Austin, 1 block from the Austin Convention Center, 2 blocks from the 6th Street Entertainment District, a multitude of restaurants and only 1 mile from the University of Texas. The lobby area includes a full bar, Starucks and a 24/7 Grab and Go can be ordered fresh. Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, waffles, French toast, pancakes and steel cut oatmeal, available daily. Pets are not allowed. 11MAR15 - 22MAR15 - South By Southwest 2015 All Reservations are Full Prepayment Non Refundable. 16AUG15-20AUG15 - Keller Williams MegaCamp 2015 All Reservations are Full Prepayment and Non Refundable. 22OT15-26OCT15- Formula 1 All reservations are full prepayment and non refundable
Value Save 20% on your stay
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Nightly rates from $206

Omni Austin Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 159 reviews
Luxury downtown Austin hotelGuests enter the Omni Austin Hotel to an impressive atrium lobby with high ceilings that let in natural light. A few blocks from the Texas State Capitol and the best bars and restaurants, the hotel spoils with stunning views of downtown Austin. The heated rooftop pool provides a great place to play during the day or relax at night under the stars. On-site restaurants at the Omni Austin include the Atrium Lounge and Southwestern-flavored Ancho's. HighlightsStunning views of downtown AustinHeated rooftop swimming poolSpa services Free newspaper in the lobby RoomsOmni Austin Hotel rooms boast earth tones and modern oversized furniture. Windows frame stunning views of the city or hotel atrium. Standard amenities include one king or two double beds, individual climate control and refreshment center. Omni club rooms--located on the 13th and 14th floors--treat guests to free continental breakfast and happy hour. Executive one- or two-bedroom suites come with separate living, sleeping and dining areas, plus a full kitchen. Fees apply for Wi-Fi access. DiningGrab a cup of Starbucks coffee and a pastry in Morsels, the on-site coffee shop or stop for a drink in the Atrium Lounge.  Ancho's restaurant is open all day and specializes in southwestern cuisine.  RecreationThe heated rooftop pool provides a great place to unwind and enjoy amazing views of downtown Austin, while an on-site spa pampers with massages and body treatments. The Omni Sensational Kids program caters to tykes, offering suitcases filled with games and books, a backpack and kids' menu choices. TransportationAustin Amtrak Station (1 mi/1.6 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.7 mi/10.9 km) Attractions6th Street entertainment (2 blocks)Texas State Capital (.3 mi/.5 km)2nd Street shopping (.4 mi/.6 km)Austin Convention Center (.4 mi/.6 km)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.5 mi/.8 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (.6 mi/.9 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (.7 mi/1.2 km)Blanton Museum of Art (.8 mi/1.3 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (1 mi/1.7 km)LBJ Presidential Library (1.3 mi/2.1 km) BusinessBusiness center More than 20,000 square feet of meeting spaceWi-Fi (fees apply)
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Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Downtown/Convention Center

3 stars
4.1 / 5 55 reviews
Accommodations in the heart of Austin The Hampton Inn & Suites Austin Downtown, a hotel within walking distance to over 75 Austin restaurants and nightclubs, has a lot to offer visitors. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast in the lobby before heading out on the town. Between sightseeing and a night out, relax on the fourth-floor pool deck, with great views of the surrounding city. Highlights Outdoor swimming pool Complimentary wireless InternetComplimentary breakfast Location The Hampton Inn & Suites Austin Downtown sits at 2nd Street and San Jacinto in downtown Austin, just off I-35. Rooms Cream-colored walls, beige curtains and rose-tinted accents greet guests in sophisticated rooms and suites at the Hampton Inn & Suites Austin Downtown. Sleep soundly on pillow-top mattresses and crisp, white linens. Guests choose from two double beds or one king bed. The spacious desk provides space to work, or get comfy on the bed and use the lap desk provided. Suites have a sofa bed and lounge chair. Features The fourth floor pool deck of the Hampton Inn & Suites Austin Downtown features space for sunning or relaxing in the shade while reading a book after a refreshing swim. Catch up with friends and colleagues or kick back and read the newspaper in the lounge, a public room with comfortable, leather furniture. If there's still time to work out after exploring Austin, visit the hotel's fitness center. The hotel offers a complimentary hot breakfast every morning or a quick breakfast to go for guests who don't have time to stay and eat.   Off-site valet parking (fees apply) is available, as well as complimentary high-speed Internet access (fees apply). Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (.9 mi/1.5 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6 mi/9.7 km) Attractions Austin Convention Center (.1 mi/.2 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (.2 mi/.4 km)Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail (.2 mi/.4 km)6th Street entertainment (.3 mi/.5 km)Texas State Capitol (.6 mi/1.1 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (1.1 mi/1.8 km) Business Business center Meeting spaceComplimentary high-speed Internet
Value Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi
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Nightly rates from $161

Residence Inn by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center

3 stars
4.4 / 5 17 reviews
Having just completed a multi-million dollar renovation, the Residence Inn Austin Downtown offers brand new modern amenities with true Texan hospitality. Adjacent to the Austin Convention Center and within walking distance of the popular 6th Street and Warehouse Districts, guests appreciate our central downtown location. Our hotel offers apartment-style suites 50% larger than traditional hotel rooms featuring fully equipped kitchens, separate living and sleeping spaces and pull-out sofas- the best of pet-friendly hotels in Austin, TX! To ensure your day starts and ends on a good note, the Residence Inn Austin Downtown offers a free daily hot breakfast and a free evening social (Tues-Thurs) featuring beer, wine and light appetizers. Want to catch a game? Stroll downstairs to Champions Restaurant & Sports Bar boasting 24 beers on tap and just as many TVs! We also offer an onsite Starbucks as well as valet and self-parking in the secure garage. If you're looking for the perfect downtown Austin hotel, this is it!
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Los Angeles Austin Wed, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 17 $238
New York Austin Sat, Feb 21 - Sat, Feb 28 $249
Seattle Austin Tue, Mar 3 - Wed, Mar 25 $238
San Francisco Austin Wed, Feb 18 - Wed, Feb 25 $281
Newark Austin Thu, Feb 19 - Thu, Feb 26 $264
Washington DC Austin Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 25 $248
Chicago Austin Tue, Feb 10 - Wed, Feb 18 $258
Boston Austin Wed, Mar 4 - Tue, Mar 10 $268
Denver Austin Wed, Mar 11 - Wed, Mar 18 $98
Portland Austin Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $242
San Diego Austin Tue, Mar 24 - Sat, Mar 28 $234
Baltimore Austin Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 25 $316
Raleigh Austin Tue, Feb 3 - Tue, Feb 10 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Mon, Feb 23 - Mon, Mar 2 $304
Atlanta Austin Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 24 $98
Detroit Austin Tue, Feb 17 - Tue, Feb 24 $307
Charlotte Austin Tue, Mar 10 - Thu, Mar 12 $366
Phoenix Austin Tue, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 17 $225
Honolulu Austin Tue, Feb 3 - Tue, Feb 10 Check rates
Pittsburgh Austin Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Apr 1 $339
Indianapolis Austin Tue, Feb 10 - Tue, Feb 17 $261
Milwaukee Austin Tue, Feb 24 - Tue, Mar 3 $238
Orange County Austin Fri, Feb 27 - Tue, Mar 3 $266
Sacramento Austin Thu, Feb 12 - Thu, Feb 19 $324
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Best time to take a vacation to Austin

  • Best Time to Go

    Austin vacations are great anytime of the year. Winters are mild with temperatures in the 60sF. Summers are mostly hot and humid with temperatures in the low to mid 90sF. The climate in Austin is pretty predictable; there are rarely unexpected climate changes. If you want to travel to Austin when rain is least likely to fall, then avoid taking a trip to Austin during May, June, and October. Vacation deals to Austin are mainly available during the holidays and summer months. February is the perfect time for Austin travel to attend Carnaval Brasileiro, a taste of Brazil in Austin.

Insider tips for Austin travel

  • Lake Hike and Bike Trail

    Take advantage of the warm climate in Austin by participating in some outdoor activities at the own Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

  • Restaurant Français

    When it’s time to grab some grub, make your way to the Aquarelle Restaurant Français near downtown Austin.

  • Southwest Music and Film Festival

    One of Austin’s top attractions is the South by Southwest music and film festival held annually in early spring.

  • Texas Longhorn Football

    If you plan on visiting Austin during the fall, you can’t go wrong with purchasing tickets to see some Texas Longhorn football.

  • Austin Zoo

    Have a family day at the popular Austin Zoo, where there are over 300 animals and entertaining exhibits to enjoy.

Austin highlights

  • Austin highlights
  • Hole in the Wall

    Mingle amongst the mish-mash of eclectic locals, blue-collar workers and lively university students at this vibrant and unique bar that plays host to the best live music in town. Classically Austin and, best of all, there is usually no cover charge.

  • Austin Nature and Science Center

    Fantastic for families who are after a bargain day out on their Austin travels, this free center is jam-packed with exhibits, nature collections and even a living museum. Whether you're exploring inside or meandering along the nature trails, this is the perfect place for getting in touch with Mother Earth.

  • Texas State Capitol

    Want to spend your days lingering around an immense mansion, but can't afford the mortgage? Wish no longer: The head honcho of Texas has opened his doors, meaning you can peek into the Governor's swanky digs without opening your wallet.

  • Congress Avenue Bridge

    Don't be alarmed if you think you've stumbled into Bruce Wayne's secret hideout when you see the local bat colony fly over the Congress Avenue Bridge in summer. With a show of over 1.5 million bats for free, this intriguing attraction is well worth a glance on your Austin travels.

  • Blanton Museum of Art

    If you're looking for high culture that won't stretch the budget on your Austin vacation, this is the museum for you. With free entry to over 14,000 artworks from all over the world, you can indulge yourself and still have cash to spend in the gift shop.

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