CENTRAL AUSTIN & UNIVERSITY AREA HOTELS
When staying in Central Austin you can enjoy the grandeur of a historic hotel or the style of eclectic boutique accommodations. Explore the area and find the location and amenities that fit your interests and price point. From hotels near the innovation district around the University of Texas to vintage shopping on North Loop Boulevard and dining to satisfy every taste on Anderson Lane, you'll find plenty of lodging near activities, restaurants and nightlife in Central Austin.
Get to know each neighborhood, then explore our many options and book below!
Part of the buzz around North Central Austin is stemming from the number of bars, restaurants and shops staking claim in down-to-earth neighborhoods like Highland, Allandale, Crestview (near Anderson Lane) and more. The Linc is a vibrant culinary, retail and entertainment district in Central Austin's newly transformed Highland neighborhood.
Recently renovated Holiday Inn Midtown is located just one block from the action; enjoy nearby entertainment at the independent AFS Cinema, or brats and beer at Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden. Locally owned Habitat Suites is a green oasis in North Central Austin, providing amenities like 100% organic cotton mattresses, complimentary breakfasts featuring local, organic ingredients and locally roasted, organic fair-trade coffee.
Record and book shops, thrift stores, cafes and a skate shop rest comfortably among colorful patios and modern flats in Central Austin's North Loop and Burnet Road neighborhoods. Guests will enjoy the comfort and convenience of nearby lodging like the Courtyard by Marriott Austin-University Area and Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin-University Area. Located just across the highway, Embassy Suites Austin Central is an easy jumping-off point for exploring the city and boasts an in-house bar and grill featuring all-American cuisine in an intimate setting.
University of Texas at Austin
Whether you're visiting campus with future Longhorns or just looking to soak in the sprawling campus for an afternoon, the University of Texas is a great place to spend a day. Check out the area's many museums, galleries, music venues and cafes.
A picturesque historic mansion refurbished with modern design elements, Hotel Ella boasts an upgraded parlor bar and on-site bistro just steps from the University. Looking for something more casual? Drifter Jack's Hostel showcases artwork from more than 25 local artists with murals decorating each dorm. The recently renovated AT&T Hotel and Conference Center provides a luxurious guest experience, three on-site restaurants and inspiring views of the iconic UT Tower. Near to campus, relax at the new, dual-branded Otis Hotel/AC Hotel where you can experience upscale dining, a rooftop pool lounge and more. Stay at the closest hotel to all of the sporting facilities at MLK & IH35, DoubleTree By Hilton Austin University where every stay starts with a warm DoubleTree Cookie at check in.
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