Austin, Texas is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. Known as the Live Music Capital of the World, this city has countless opportunities to experience the country, blues, and rock music that the city is famous for. If you’re a music lover, Austin is a great place for you to visit! Austin also offers a lot of outdoor activities, such as several gorgeous lakes, and lots of great shopping areas, restaurants, and breweries. So even if you’re not a music lover, there are lots of fun things to do here. Keep reading to see the best Airbnbs in Austin to make your stay even more fantastic!
How to Get to Austin
Austin is the capital of the state of Texas. It’s located in Central Texas, about two and a half hours west of Houston. Texas is obviously a very large state, so you will most likely want to fly to Austin if you’re not from the area. The most common airport people fly into is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (airport code: AUS).
This airport is only about a fifteen minute drive to the heart of Austin, so it’s super accessible. If you’re not planning on renting a car, I recommend either pre-booking an airport transfer or grabbing an Uber once you arrive.
How to Get Around Austin
Austin offers several options for transportation, including bike rentals, taxis, and buses. However, you will be able to see much more of Austin if you rent your own car. There’s a lot to see around the city and having a car will make it that much easier to get from place to place.
I highly recommend looking at prices with Hertz, but if you’re just looking for the best deal, check out RentalCars.com. Plus, renting a car shouldn’t be an issue during your stay in Austin because there will be free parking at all of these amazing Airbnbs.
The Best Airbnbs in Austin, Texas
There are lots of options as to where to stay when visiting any destination. However, staying in an Airbnb during your vacation in Austin will make your time so much better because it will make you feel as if you live there.
Airbnbs make your experience feel so natural, cozy, and personal, and allow for much more privacy. Plus, Airbnbs have super friendly hosts that can provide you with assistance if you have any questions about which locations to visit during your stay. There are so many options when it comes to where to stay, but I’ve provided some of the best Airbnbs in Austin for you below.
Beautiful Getaway with Heated Pool
This beautiful getaway is at the top of the list of best Airbnbs in Austin because it has lovely tropical plants that wrap around an amazing, heated saltwater pool, creating the perfect environment to make you feel like you have a luxury resort all to yourself.
Just four blocks from the South Congress shopping center and restaurants, you’ll be close enough to experience these fun activities, yet far enough to have some privacy from this lively area of town. Plus, there is free street parking at this Airbnb, making it super convenient if you choose to rent a car during your stay in Austin, Texas.
While staying at this lovely Airbnb in Austin, you’ll enjoy the large, king-sized bed and the beautiful art around the house. You’ll be glad to know this retreat is part of the Airbnb Plus program, which means that it is held to exceptional standards. This is definitely a great place to stay while in Austin.
The SoCo Casita on South Congress
This beautiful, newly constructed home features two bedrooms with queen sized beds, a large full bathroom, and a fantastic kitchen complete with an espresso machine and dishwasher. This makes for the perfect environment to visit with family or friends.
Relax at night while watching your favorite shows on cable, Netflix, and HBO Go on the flat screen Smart TV. This home is entirely private and has free parking, so you can easily come and go as you please.
If all this wasn’t enough, this amazing Airbnb is part of the Airbnb Plus Program, so you can be sure that it is in tip top shape and full of amenities.
Modern Studio in the Trees with a Zen Zilker Vibe
This cozy and colorful studio has one bed, so it’s a great choice for you and your partner. It also features a lovely balcony with outdoor seating. With lots of natural sunlight, you’ll feel super refreshed in this beautiful location.
This Airbnb has lots of great amenities, such as a coffee maker, a TV, WiFi, and much more. There’s also free street parking, so you won’t have to worry if you rent a car while in Austin.
This is another home that is part of the Airbnb Plus Program, which lets you know that it is super clean and held to very high standards.
Modern & Serene Studio in Hip East Austin
This adorable home features a Smart TV, WiFi, air conditioning, and a sofa bed. There’s also a queen-sized bed with a memory foam mattress, so you and your friends can stay here together and each have your own space.
The kitchenette includes a breakfast table, mini fridge, Keurig Machine, hot plate, and toaster. Enjoy the modern aesthetic at this home, in addition to the large windows that provide a view of the beautiful pecan trees that surround the house.
This Airbnb features free street parking, and it is also part of the Airbnb Plus Program, making it one of the best Airbnbs in Austin, Texas.
Brand New Garage Apartment Blocks from Downtown
This apartment is only 10 minutes from the Austin Airport. It is also very close to Rainey Street, Lady Bird Lake, and downtown Austin, Texas, so you’ll be super close to all the fun activities. It also has free parking, which will make it very convenient to get back and forth from downtown.
There is one queen-sized bed, so this apartment is great if you are traveling alone or with your partner. There are also four huge glass doors to the patio, which let in a lot of natural light.
This lovely home has a balcony with outdoor seating. You’ll be able to relax out here and enjoy the fresh air. On top of that, it’s beautiful inside, with modern appliances and a large kitchen.
Charming & Cozy Bungalow
This cozy bungalow has one queen-sized bed and a sofa bed, so you and up to three other guests can enjoy this lovely Airbnb in Austin. It has a full kitchen and an old fashioned tub to relax in at the end of a long day of touring around Austin.
Located on a busy street in Austin’s East Side, you will be super close to a convenience store, coffee shops, bars, and restaurants. There’s free parking, which is great if you choose to rent a car during your stay in Austin. The host also provides two cute cruiser bikes for you to take a bike ride around town.
Enjoy the backyard and patio with your friends or family. The whole property is yours, so feel free to invite guests over for a night in.
The Austin Texas House on South Congress
Located in a great spot right off South Congress Avenue, you’ll be super close to the South Congress shopping center. You’ll also be close to lots of amazing entertainment that will make your stay in Austin absolutely incredible.
This colorful house features lots of lively decor that will make you feel like you’re at home. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a memory foam mattress and room-darkening shades. There’s also an Amazon Echo, so you’ll have everything you need in this bedroom.
This Airbnb is another home that’s part of the Airbnb Plus Program, you know for sure this place is one you can trust. There’s also free parking, so you won’t have to worry about your rented vehicle.
Colorful & Artsy Guesthouse in Bouldin Creek
This is probably the most colorful Airbnb in Austin, which makes it super fun to stay in. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a memory foam mattress, a single daybed, and a Smart TV. You can fit five guests in this home, so it’s great if you’re traveling a group of friends or family.
Located in the beautiful, historic neighborhood of Bouldin Creek, you’ll feel like a local staying in this area. Enjoy a walk through the neighborhood as you admire all of the historic homes in this part of Austin.
Also part of the Airbnb Plus Program, this is easily one of the best Airbnbs in Austin. There’s also free parking here, so you’ll have no issues having a car with you.
East Atomic Ranch
This unique Airbnb is made out of a converted shipping container. With one bed in the loft and one sofa bed downstairs, this home can sleep four people, which makes it great if you’re staying here with friends or family.
There is free parking on premises and free street parking, so there is lots of available space to park your car or your guests’ cars. There is also a lovely backyard with a BBQ grill and barbecuing utensils if you plan a cookout for you and your guests.
This Airbnb features several amenities, including a coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, TV, and WiFi. You’ll have everything you need to have the perfect stay in Austin!
Coziest Airstream in Austin
This cozy 1978 camper is just 15 minutes from several destinations in Austin, including Barton Springs. It’s also just a few blocks from Saint Elmo District, where you can enjoy coffee shops, breweries, and a whiskey distillery. If nature is more your scene, there are also several nature trails nearby.
There’s free parking on site, but if you aren’t planning on renting a car, no worries! This camper is just a short distance to public transportation stops, so you can quickly and easily get a ride on the bus to downtown Austin.
This lovely space has one bed, so it’s great for you if you’re traveling alone or with a partner. It also has a TV, WiFi, and a great desk space for you to work with your laptop. This is one of the best Airbnbs in Austin, so you can’t go wrong!
Artistic Home Near Townlake
This beautiful home features several pieces of art that will inspire you during your stay in Austin. The house is very spacious and lets in lots of natural light. It features a balcony, a large backyard, and lots of space in the kitchen and living room.
There are two and a half bathrooms and three bedrooms, each with a queen-sized bed. This house can sleep eight people, so it’s the perfect Airbnb in Austin if you’re in Austin for a bachelor or bachelorette party or with a big group!
On top of all the amenities, there is free parking, so you and your friends or family won’t have to worry about where to park your vehicles. It’s also part of the Airbnb Plus Program, so you can expect the best of the best with this artistic home!
Cozy South Austin Guest House
This cozy guest house features lots of beautiful artwork throughout the home’s interior. It also comes with a big screen TV, which includes several movie streaming options, so you’ll never be bored hanging around the house. The bedroom is complete with a King-sized bed and en suite bathroom. There’s also a mini fridge and DVD player.
This home is just one block walk away from the South Congress shops and restaurants, so you’ll be super close to all the fun things to do in Austin. There is also a gorgeous patio to relax on as you take in the beautiful flora surrounding the house.
This home is another one of the best Airbnbs in Austin because it is part of the Airbnb Plus Program. And you won’t have to worry about where to park your rented vehicle because there is free parking.
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