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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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Super 8 Austin North/University Area

3 stars
3.3 / 5 112 reviews
Austin budget hotel near the University of TexasA budget hotel with an outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and sundeck, the Super 8 Austin North is five miles from the University of Texas and not much further to downtown Austin's entertainment, shopping and dining. Guests can wake up and exercise in the on-site fitness center then grab a free continental breakfast in the lobby. Business travelers appreciate the free Wi-Fi throughout the property, plus a business center with printing, copy and fax services.   HighlightsHeated outdoor pool, Jacuzzi and sundeck Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotelMicrowaves and refrigerators in roomsFive miles from the University of Texas RoomsGuests at the Super 8 Austin North choose from rooms with one or two queen beds. All rooms feature a TV, table and chairs, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, toiletries and hair dryer. Those who need extra space can upgrade to a suite, which has a bedroom and a separate living room with comfy chairs, a couch, coffee table, TV and table and chairs. Wi-Fi is free. FeaturesA free continental breakfast fuels business and leisure travelers before a day of exploring local spots like the University of Texas and downtown Austin. Back at the property, an outdoor pool, deck and Jacuzzi vie for leisure time, along with a fitness center equipped with cardio machines.   TransportationAustin Amtrak (6.2 mi/10.1 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (10.5 mi/17 km) AttractionsLBJ Presidential Library (4.4 mi/7.1 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (4.6 mi/7.5 km)Blanton Museum of Art (4.9 mi/8 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (5 mi/8.1 km)Texas State Capitol (5.5 mi/8.9 km)6th Street entertainment (5.9 mi/9.5 km)2nd Street shopping (5.6 mi/9.1 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (6.2 mi/10 km) BusinessBusiness center Meeting space for up to 50 peopleFree Wi-Fi
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Nightly rates from $51

Hyatt Regency Austin

4 stars
4.1 / 5 77 reviews
Luxury Austin hotel steps from downtownThe Hyatt Regency Austin caters to both city and nature lovers, thanks to views of Lady Bird Lake and downtown Austin. The modern property keeps guests active with an outdoor pool, fitness center and in-room YogaAway kits. Live entertainment keeps the vibe upbeat at the lakeside lounge, Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine, while a trendy restaurant nourishes foodies with specialties like fresh guacamole prepared tableside.    HighlightsBikes for rent to cruise the trail around Lady Bird Lake Outdoor pool with deck and views of downtown and the lakeLive entertainment at Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine LocationAustin's famous Congress Avenue "bat bridge" is directly across from the hotel and opposite, downtown Austin, where shops and restaurants abound.    RoomsHyatt Regency Austin rooms sport soothing beige and brown hues and dark wood furniture. Most spaces have a king or two doubles with down duvets, oversized pillows and triple sheeting. Rooms also include 32-inch flat-screen TV, work desk, iHome stereo and more. Guests with allergies can request a hypoallergenic room that has been sterilized for airborne particles and irritants. Business plan king rooms treat executives to free shirt or blouse pressing, breakfast, bottled water and a free newspaper. Fees apply for Wi-Fi.   DiningSWB Restaurant embraces regional cuisine made from fresh, seasonal ingredients such as guacamole prepared tableside. Stop for a drink and enjoy live music at the lakeside lounge, Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine. RecreationVisitors can relax in the pool or whirlpool overlooking Lady Bird Lake and downtown Austin or grab a  workout in the 24-hour Stay Fit gym, with TVs, cardio and weight machines. For outdoor calorie burning, rent a bike and cycle around the 10-mile Lady Bird hike-n-bike trail. TransportationAustin Amtrak Station (.8 mi/1.3 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.6 mi/10.7 km) AttractionsCongress Avenue Bridge and bats (across the street)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (across the street)2nd Street shopping (.3 mi/.5 km)6th Street entertainment (.6 mi/.9 km)Texas State Capitol (1 mi/1.6 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (1.4 mi/2.2 km) BusinessBusiness center 23,000 square feet of meeting spaceWi-Fi (fees apply)
Value Rate includes Breakfast for 2 + Late Check-Out
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Nightly rates from $206

Red Roof PLUS Austin South

2 stars
3.2 / 5 98 reviews
Budget-friendly hotel with pool five miles south of Austin Business or leisure travelers in search of a casual, budget-friendly hotel near Austin will find comfort at the Red Roof Plus Austin South. The hotel is located less than five miles from the airport and four miles from downtown Austin's restaurants, entertainment districts, shopping and attractions like the Texas State Capitol. The lobby has complimentary coffee, tea and newspapers. Rooms include a desk, microwave, refrigerator, TV, clock radio, hair dryer and safe. The outdoor pool is refreshing during the hot Austin summer. Highlights Seasonal outdoor swimming poolComplimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotelComplimentary coffee, tea and newspapers available in the lobby LocationThe Red Roof Plus Austin South is located less than five miles west of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and about five miles south of downtown Austin, just off I-35. Rooms The Red Roof Plus Austin South offers well-kept, sparsely-decorated rooms at a reasonable price. Guests choose from rooms with two double beds or one king bed, which come with a microwave, mini refrigerator, TV, clock radio, hairdryer and safe. Guests may choose to upgrade to a suite with two double beds or one king bed, with a separate bedroom and living area, a couch, an armoire and glass coffee table. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available. Cribs are available upon request. Features The Red Roof Plus Austin South is a budget hotel for business or leisure travelers. The hotel is located an easy five miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and about four miles south of downtown Austin, where guests will find attractions, restaurants and nightlife. After a day of sightseeing, guests can relax by the seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel lobby has complimentary coffee, tea and newspapers. Restaurants near the hotel include Saigon Kitchen, Texas Land and Cattle, Johnny Carino's Italian and Applebees. Children 17 and younger stay free at the The Red Roof Inn Austin University of Texas, as long as they're staying with an accompanying adult. Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel, as well as complimentary parking.  The hotel is pet friendly (regulations apply). Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (4.2 mi/6.8 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (4.5mi/7.2 km) Attractions South Congress Ave (SoCo) shopping district (3 mi/4.8 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (3.7 mi/6 km)2nd Street shopping (3.9 mi/6.3 km)6th Street entertainment (4.2 mi/6.8 km)Texas State Capitol (4.6 mi/7.4 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (5 mi/8.1 km)Blanton Museum of Art (5.1 mi/8.3 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (5.3 mi/8.6 km)LBJ Presidential Library (5.6 mi/9 km) Business Business king room features large work areaComplimentary wireless Internet
Value Save 10% on your stay
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Nightly rates from $69

The Driskill

4 stars
4.4 / 5 85 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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Nightly rates from $219

InterContinental STEPHEN F. AUSTIN

4 stars
4.0 / 5 43 reviews
A grand hotel in downtown AustinAffectionately called the "Stephen F" by native Austinites, the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin hotel has flourished in Austin's scene since it opened in 1924. Named for the state's founder, the luxury hotel sweeps guests into its intricately decorated lobby with a grand marble staircase, gold accents and dark wood furniture, restored to keep 1920s classic ambiance in perfect standing. The hotel contains the perfect mix of elegance, convenience and local flavor. HighlightsSpacious fitness center with indoor lap poolMassage treatments available onsiteOne block from 6th Street nightlife Location InterContinental Stephen F. Austin is located in downtown Austin, a block from 6th Street. Rooms Rooms at the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin hotel combine luxury with local flavor by incorporating decorative touches such as framed prints of the Texas state flower and wooden headboards emblazed with a lone star. This adds to the upscale elegance that saturates each room using features like Italian furniture, marble bathrooms with gold accents and French doors in suites. Guests enjoy wireless Internet access throughout the hotel (fees apply). Features The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin hotel's on-site health and fitness center provides guests with plenty of space to work out on state-of-the-art exercise equipment with individual TVs, as well as a heated indoor lap pool, changing rooms and shower facilities. Book a massage or relax in the hotel's Jacuzzi. With an executive club level room, guests enjoy use of the executive floors where they can have breakfast or enjoy a drink.  Valet parking is available (fees apply). Dining Stephen F's Bar & Terrace draws locals and visitors with its high-end, club-like atmosphere and impressive tequila menu. The Terrace serves drinks and appetizers and has outside seating overlooking Congress Avenue and 7th Street. Go for a fine dining experience at the Roaring Fork restaurant, where fresh entrees are cooked over a wood fire. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (.9 mi/1.4 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.6 mi/10.7 km) Attractions 6th Street entertainment (1 block)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.4 mi/.7 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (.5 mi/.8 km)The Capitol Building (.3 mi/.5 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (.8 mi/1.2 km) Business Business center 6,000 square feet of meeting spaceHigh-speed Internet access (fees apply)
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Nightly rates from $199
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Los Angeles Austin Wed, Mar 25 - Thu, Mar 26 $227
New York Austin Wed, Mar 11 - Wed, Mar 25 $264
Seattle Austin Mon, Mar 30 - Sun, Apr 5 $304
San Francisco Austin Fri, Apr 24 - Tue, Apr 28 $257
Newark Austin Wed, Mar 18 - Thu, Mar 19 $269
Washington DC Austin Thu, Apr 16 - Tue, Apr 21 $262
Chicago Austin Thu, Apr 16 - Thu, Apr 23 $138
Boston Austin Sat, Mar 7 - Wed, Mar 11 $291
Denver Austin Thu, Apr 16 - Tue, Apr 21 $98
Portland Austin Tue, Apr 7 - Tue, Apr 14 $270
San Diego Austin Sat, Apr 25 - Tue, Apr 28 $280
Baltimore Austin Tue, Mar 31 - Mon, Apr 6 $356
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Philadelphia Austin Fri, Mar 27 - Wed, Apr 1 $335
Atlanta Austin Wed, Apr 22 - Mon, Apr 27 $98
Detroit Austin Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $282
Charlotte Austin Thu, Apr 2 - Sun, Apr 5 $332
Phoenix Austin Thu, Apr 9 - Tue, Apr 14 $230
Honolulu Austin Fri, Mar 6 - Fri, Mar 13 Check rates
Pittsburgh Austin Sat, Mar 14 - Sat, Mar 21 $338
Indianapolis Austin Tue, Apr 14 - Thu, Apr 23 $329
Milwaukee Austin Tue, Apr 21 - Tue, Apr 28 $237
Orange County Austin Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 24 $238
Sacramento Austin Sat, Mar 7 - Mon, Mar 30 $373
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  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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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