Hotels near Lady Bird Lake
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Lady Bird Lake offers visitors the opportunity to sit back, relax, and watch the clouds go by in the middle of downtown Austin. 

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Lady Bird Lake

Hotel Ella
Hotel Ella
|
8.8
Excellent
1900 Rio Grande Street, Austin
from $179
Hyatt Regency Austin
Hyatt Regency Austin
|
9.0
Excellent
208 Barton Springs Rd, AUSTIN
from $179
Renaissance Austin Hotel
Renaissance Austin Hotel
|
8.8
Excellent
9721 Arboretum Boulevard, Austin
from $149
Courtyard Austin-University Area
Courtyard Austin-University Area
|
8.0
Excellent
5660 North Interstate Highway 35, Austin
from $87
Americas Best Value Inn Austin
Americas Best Value Inn Austin
|
5.9
Fair
909 E Koenig Lane, Austin
from $47
DoubleTree by Hilton Austin
DoubleTree by Hilton Austin
|
8.1
Excellent
6505 N Interstate 35, Austin
from $119
Travaasa Austin
Travaasa Austin
|
8.5
Excellent
13500 Farm to Market 2769, Austin
from $250
Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin-Downtown-Town Lake
Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin-Downtown-Town Lake
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8.7
Excellent
300 South Congress Avenue, Austin
from $149
Super 8 Austin/Airport South
Super 8 Austin/Airport South
|
7.9
Good
3120 Montopolis Dr, Austin
from $71
Best Western Plus Austin City Hotel
Best Western Plus Austin City Hotel
|
8.8
Excellent
2200 S I H 35, Austin
from $100
More About Hotels near Lady Bird Lake...

What's Lady Bird Lake?

Lady Bird Lake is a man-made lake that formed as a result of the construction of Longhorn Dam in 1960. The original purpose of the lake was to cool a power plant as well as for recreational use, but is now solely used for recreation. Eventually the lake became polluted due to neglect, and former First Lady Lady Bird Johnson was asked for help in its cleanup which led to the lake eventually being named after her.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near Lady Bird Lake?

Quite a few hotels have excellent views of the lake due to their location on the shoreline, but there are no cheap rooms to be had in order to get the view. The Hyatt Regency Austin is the least expensive with the Radisson Hotel coming in a close second. Both hotels have rooms with views of the lake, but availability is limited.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near Lady Bird Lake?

Downtown Austin plays host to Lady Bird Lake. It's also the central business district. Staying in a hotel near the lake means easy access to park and water-related recreational activities along with the bars and restaurants that Austin is famous for. There are few drawbacks and plenty of benefits to staying near the lake.

What do I Need to Know About Lady Bird Lake?

The lake is a popular recreational site for locals and tourists. Kayak and boat rentals are available. Nearby Barton Springs Pool, which feeds into the lake, is a great place for swimmers. Multiple music venues along the shorelines host festivals year-round. The Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike trail runs around the length of the lake for an excellent exercise circuit.