Where to stay around Austin?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,780 holiday lettings near Austin. From 1,626 houses to 326 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Austin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Austin:

  • Downtown: 513 holiday homes
  • Judge's Hill: 184 holiday homes
  • South Congress: 533 holiday homes
  • Seaholm District: 245 holiday homes
  • St. Tropez: 22 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Austin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Austin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center: 2,493 holiday lettings
  • Texas Capitol: 2,491 holiday lettings
  • Frank Erwin Center: 2,470 holiday lettings
  • Austin Convention Center: 2,486 holiday lettings
  • Huston Tillotson University: 2,450 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent houses in Austin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,626 houses in Austin. Our other popular types of Austin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 326 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 289 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 80 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Austin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,044 holiday homes with pool available in Austin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a vacation rental in Austin, USA your home away from home

    Austin is a city in Travis County, Texas. It’s known for having a different character and ambience to much of the rest of the state. At Austin self-catering vacation rentals you’ll have a wealth of cultural attractions to experience, with a variety of events and festivals held here throughout the year.

    Things to do in Austin, USA

    Perhaps the most famous event to take pace in the city, and a great time to be at Austin vacation accommodation is South by Southwest Music Festival, which takes place every March. At this famous four-day festival, the city’s venues are opened up to more than 1,400 performers, with a musical selection to suit all tastes. During the course of the event you can stick to one venue, or take a tour of the various establishments around the Austin Convention Center. During the rest of the year the city still deserves its title as “Live Music Capital” of the world, thanks to its numerous halls and music-friendly bars.

    There are a number of interesting sights to be found around Austin vacation rentals. One is the Texas State Capitol, which is constructed from Pink Granite and is open to visitors seven days a week. Inside you’ll be able to walk the buildings halls, see sculptures, paintings and even have a look at some of the legislative rooms. There’s also the LBJ Presidential Library, which hosts regular historical exhibition. Meanwhile, Austin is a city with lots of green space, and there are plenty of parks to explore. You could also head for the San Marcos River to hire a boat or take a tubing trip.

    Places to visit on holiday in Austin, USA

    On holiday at an Austin vacation accommodation you’ll be able to explore Texas’ stunning Hill Country, home to some truly beautiful expanses of forest, desert and snaked by rivers. To the west is the Pedernales State Park, which is based around the Pedernales River and offers a mix of hiking and mountain biking. Also on offer are water-based activities, with swimming and tubing available on the river.

    Weather in Austin, USA

    Austin self-catering vacation rentals are found in a city with a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers. From June to September temperatures regularly rise above 35 degrees. Meanwhile winters are mostly mild, and there’s still relatively little precipitation even at this time of year.

    Cheap flights to Austin, USA

    The best way to get to Austin self-catering accommodation from Britain would be to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Houston (IAH) with British Airways or Continental Airlines, and then transfer to Austin Airport (AUS) with Continental Connection with a flight that takes a little less than an hour.

    Activities and attractions in Austin

    Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Austin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • HOPE Outdoor Gallery (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center (1 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 Austin

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Austin is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Zilker Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Zilker Botanical Garden (1.8 mi / 2.8 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)