SOUTH AUSTIN HOTELS
When staying in South Austin you can a enjoy chic, new hotel or the style of eclectic boutique accommodations. Explore South Austin and find the best hotel and amenities that fit your interests and price point. From hotels near the action on South Congress, South First Street and Zilker Park to the comforts of Sunset Valley and the convenience of South IH 35, you'll find plenty of lodging in the area.
Get to know each neighborhood, then explore our many options and book below!
This vibrant neighborhood south of Lady Bird Lake is a must-stroll for visitors and a popular hangout for locals. South Congress oozes homespun character and boasts the story of Austin’s yesteryear in its boutiques and eateries. Find some of the most chic accommodations in Austin in this area including the Austin Motel, an iconic Austin landmark home to the much-photographed neon sign boasting messages like "so close yet so far out." The South Congress Hotel boasts a lavish rooftop pool with views of downtown, a 24-hour fitness center and three restaurants, including Central Standard, Café No Sé and the 12-seat Otoko.
Zilker & Lady Bird Lake
Just south of Lady Bird Lake, you'll find cultural institutions alongside some of the city's best outdoor offerings. Rent a kayak and spend an afternoon on the water, or enjoy Zilker Park, home to natural-fed Barton Springs Pool, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Zilker Botanical Garden and more. Stay just a few blocks from the park in the boutique Carpenter Hotel, where acclaimed Chef Jorge Hernandez is at the helm of Carpenters Hall. You're sure to find good food, good drink, good coffee and plenty of relaxation at this contemporary Texas hotel. The recently-renovated Hyatt Regency Austin boasts a waterfront view and is situated less than a mile from the Austin Convention Center. Take in scenic views of the Austin skyline from the Embassy Suites Downtown South Congress hotel, located next to the Congress Avenue Bridge and Lady Bird Lake.
South IH 35
South Austin hotels boast the convenience that visitors need, including accessibility to IH 35, the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and the Hill Country. Whether you're stopping over for a night or looking for a place to plant your roots for a week, find the hotel that fits your needs. Located on the edge of the popular Travis Heights neighborhood, Austin City Hotel has a courtyard pool and onsite restaurant. Enjoy a blend of urban chic and zen simplicity at Casulo Hotel, located just off IH 35, where Asian influences reign supreme. Enjoy luxurious and romantic amenities from jacuzzi suites to cozy reading corners. Or, start your adventure at the Austin Southpark Hotel, a great jumping off point for exploring all that Austin has to do.
Southwest Austin is the gateway to the Texas Hill Country. Outdoor adventures await at the Barton Creek Greenbelt, while wildflowers and bluebonnets blanket the fields at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and local farmers and artisans gather weekly at nearby farmers markets. Sleep comfortably at Holiday Inn Express Southwest, where day trips to the Hill Country lay just outside your door. Other options in the area include Hampton Inn Austin Oak Hill, La Quinta Inn Southwest and more.