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Austin Hotel Guide

Our Austin Hotel Guide features a blend of boutique hotels, glamorous modern hotels, and other "destination hotel" hotspots.

Angela Hall Last updated on May 22, 2021 by

1. The Driskill on Historic 6th Street

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The oldest hotel in Austin is also one of the nicest. A historic landmark, the Driskill is packed with history and the hotel of choice for famous people the likes of Lyndon Baines Johnson, Patrick Dempsey, and plethora of politicos and movie stars. It's prime location on 6th street adds geographic boost for anyone looking to get the real feel of Austin past and present.

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2. Hotel San José on South Congress

Hotel San Jose Austin

The original boutique Austin hotel, this South Congress staple is ideally located in the heart of the South Congress Shopping District. With a vibrant pool bar and uniquely designed rooms, the remain on our list for great places to visitors to shack up for a fun weekend adventure.

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3. The Fairmont in Downtown Austin

Fairmont Hotel Austin

In Austin there is always the newest, biggest, fancy hotel. Fairmont opened in 2018 claiming the title from the Marriott on 4th street. Nestled next to the convention center, Rainy Street, and Waller Creek, the Fairmont is ideally located for people looking to enjoy downtown Austin. They're also home to one of the coolest new pool bars perched on the 7th floor with cool skyrise views.

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