Hotels near East Austin
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The formerly working class neighborhood of East Austin has transformed into one of the city’s hippest areas—and in Austin, Texas that’s saying something. East Austin is just a mile from the hustle and bustle of downtown, but there’s plenty to explore here including food trucks, art studios, cafes, dive bars, and some of the city’s best Tex-Mex restaurants, like Las Cazuelas.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near East Austin

Omni Austin Hotel
Omni Austin Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
700 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin
from $137
Travaasa Austin
Travaasa Austin
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8.5
Excellent
13500 Farm to Market Road 2769, Austin
from $325
Hampton Inn and Suites Austin Airport
Hampton Inn and Suites Austin Airport
|
8.8
Excellent
7712 E. Riverside Drive, Austin
from $82
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Oltorf
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Oltorf
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6.6
Good
1603 East Oltorf Blvd, Austin
from $53
Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin
Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin
|
8.3
Excellent
3401 South I-35, Austin
from $79
Americas Best Value Inn Austin University
Americas Best Value Inn Austin University
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5.7
Fair
909 E Koenig Ln, Austin
from $47
SpringHill Suites Austin South
SpringHill Suites Austin South
|
8.4
Excellent
4501 South IH-35, Austin
from $99
Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown
Days Inn by Wyndham Austin/University/Downtown
|
6.8
Good
3105 N Interstate 35, Austin
from $69
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin South / I-35
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin South / I-35
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6.4
Good
4200 I-35 South, Austin
from $49
Hampton Inn and Suites Austin-Downtown/Convention Center, TX
Hampton Inn and Suites Austin-Downtown/Convention Center, TX
|
8.7
Excellent
200 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin
from $107
More About Hotels near East Austin...

Plenty of Options for Affordable Accommodations

East Austin has a few budget hotels in the neighborhood including the DoubleTree by Hilton, which is close to the University of Texas at Austin, and the Super 8 Austin, a few blocks from the historic Texas State Cemetery. Guests can also stay in nearby downtown where hotels like Hyatt Place, Residence Inn, and Hampton Inn are all within walking distance of lively bars, music venues, and shopping.

Easy to Get Around Austin

Austin’s excellent public transportation system makes it easy to get around no matter where you choose to sleep. The clean MetroBus and MetroRail take visitors all over the city. There's even an Airport Flyer bus that runs from the Austin-Bergstorm Airport to downtown and the University of Texas campus. Taxis are also plentiful, and a cab from the airport to downtown will cost around $30.

Visit Austin in Fall or Spring

Austin has hot weather from May to September with temperatures reaching well into the 90s most days, so plan to visit in October or April. The city hosts some of the country’s most popular festivals, including Austin City Limits Music Festival in October and South by Southwest in March, so expect hotels to be packed and rates to be higher then. The least expensive time to visit is during winter and though it rarely snows, ice storms can happen in January and February.