Where to stay near Downtown?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 541 house rentals near Downtown. From 282 Condos/Apartments to 183 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown:

  • South Congress: 1,016 vacation rentals
  • Greater South River City: 687 vacation rentals
  • East Downtown: 751 vacation rentals
  • South Austin: 2,061 vacation rentals
  • Zilker: 963 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • AMOA-Arthouse: 2,914 home rentals
  • Travis County Law Library: 2,970 home rentals
  • Paramount Theater: 3,061 home rentals
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue: 3,054 home rentals
  • Old State Capitol Building Ruins: 2,480 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 282 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Houses: 183 lodging choices
  • Studios: 170 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 24 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 258 vacation homes with pool available in Downtown.

    The lively area of Downtown Austin awaits your stay

    Take a vacation to Downtown Austin and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and festivals. Well known for its bars, biking and opera houses, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Local cultural sights include Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and Blanton Museum of Art. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

    Sightseeing in and around Downtown Austin

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Downtown Austin has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • HOPE Outdoor Gallery (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Barton Springs Pool (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Austin Nature and Science Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Lions Municipal Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Riverside Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Austin

    Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Austin is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Zilker Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Zilker Botanical Garden (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
    • Lady Bird Lake (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • Lady Bird Lake (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Shoal Creek Hike and Bike North End (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)