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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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Ramada Austin Central

3 stars
3.5 / 5 246 reviews
Budget hotel four miles outside Austin with free wireless Internet Just four miles from downtown Austin, the Ramada Austin Central hotel offers well-kept, quiet accommodations close to music venues, shopping and Austin attractions. The hotel serves a hot breakfast every morning that includes eggs, ham, biscuits and gravy, waffles and more. Guests leave energized and come back eager to lounge by the outdoor pool. Monday through Thursday evenings the hotel hosts a manager's cocktail reception, where visitors can mingle and sip complimentary drinks. Highlights Complimentary hot breakfastOutdoor swimming pool and deckComplimentary wireless Internet Location The Ramada Austin Central is located four miles north of Austin, just off I-35. Rooms After a day touring the live music capitol of the world, return to the Ramada Austin Central, where a quiet room awaits. Rooms have simple décor--plaid comforter covers, a wooden desk and armoire. Guests who need to work will appreciate the ergonomic chair and complimentary wireless Internet access available in all rooms. Features One of the major perks of the Ramada Austin Central is the free breakfast with eggs, potatoes, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy and more. Guests start the day off right with a full stomach, ready to tackle downtown Austin with shopping on 6th Street or touring the Texas State Capitol building. Visitors who didn't get enough exercise running around town can work out in the hotel's fitness center with cardio machines, weights or swim laps in the outdoor pool.    Complimentary on-site parking is available, as well as complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (4.5 mi/7.3 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (8.1 mi/13.1 km) Attractions Highland Mall (.4 mi/.6 km)University of Texas (2.8 mi/4.6 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (3.3 mi/5.3 km)Texas State Capitol (3.7 mi/6 km)6th Street entertainment (4.1 mi/6.6 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (4.5 mi/7.3 km) Business Business center Meeting spaceComplimentary wireless Internet
Value Stay 2, Save 15%
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Omni Austin Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 153 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)
Value Save 10% on your stay
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Nightly rates from $119

Hyatt Place Austin Downtown

4 stars
4.3 / 5 33 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
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Hampton Inn & Suites Austin-Downtown/Convention Center

3 stars
4.1 / 5 54 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 HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi
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The Driskill

4 stars
4.4 / 5 81 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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Los Angeles Austin Sun, Jan 18 - Sat, Jan 24 $206
New York Austin Tue, Jan 6 - Mon, Jan 12 $268
Seattle Austin Tue, Dec 9 - Tue, Dec 16 $274
San Francisco Austin Mon, Dec 8 - Tue, Dec 9 $261
Newark Austin Tue, Dec 16 - Wed, Dec 31 $303
Washington DC Austin Wed, Dec 10 - Wed, Dec 17 $275
Chicago Austin Tue, Jan 13 - Tue, Jan 20 $242
Boston Austin Sat, Jan 17 - Mon, Jan 26 $294
Denver Austin Thu, Dec 4 - Wed, Dec 10 $118
Portland Austin Tue, Jan 13 - Thu, Jan 15 $258
San Diego Austin Mon, Dec 15 - Tue, Dec 16 $258
Baltimore Austin Wed, Jan 7 - Fri, Jan 9 $445
Raleigh Austin Wed, Dec 3 - Wed, Dec 10 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Wed, Jan 7 - Thu, Jan 15 $265
Atlanta Austin Tue, Dec 16 - Sat, Jan 10 $272
Detroit Austin Fri, Dec 19 - Sat, Jan 10 $356
Charlotte Austin Wed, Dec 17 - Wed, Jan 7 $349
Phoenix Austin Fri, Dec 12 - Wed, Dec 17 $283
Honolulu Austin Thu, Dec 18 - Sat, Jan 3 $817
Pittsburgh Austin Wed, Dec 31 - Sun, Jan 4 $560
Indianapolis Austin Thu, Jan 22 - Wed, Jan 28 $263
Milwaukee Austin Tue, Jan 13 - Fri, Jan 23 $276
Orange County Austin Sat, Jan 17 - Tue, Jan 20 $251
Sacramento Austin Tue, Dec 9 - Tue, Dec 16 $379
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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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