As much as you’ll want to spend every moment in Austin eating great food or dancing those calories away, there’s plenty of time for relaxation – and tons of great spots to rest your head.
The Driskill 604 Brazos St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 439-1234 Few hotels in Austin – or even in Texas – are as gorgeous and historic as the Driskill. First built in 1886 by a baron, the Driskill remains a central part of downtown Austin. It’s located just steps away from the pulsating, drunken heart of Sixth Street, but with ornate, polished decor and 189 guestrooms and suites. Factor in daily live entertainment and you’ve got little reason not to book a room at the Driskill.
Lakeway Resort and Spa 101 Lakeway Dr. Austin, TX 78734 (512) 261-6600 Need to find your zen and relax the days away between nights out on the town? Head out to the greater Austin area’s tranquil hamlet of Lakeway to the Lakeway Resort and Spa. Boasting a range of fantastic amenities to a gorgeous location on Lake Travis, this resort is the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of downtown. The gorgeous lakeside view from your one of 168 guest rooms will have you feeling serene at first sight.
Hotel San José 1316 South Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78704 (512) 444-7322 There may be no greater embodiment of the “Keep Austin Weird” mantra than South Congress, so why stay anywhere else? Hotel San José, with a wide range of rooms and suites each designed with original and precise detail, is the perfect way to stay close to the action. Featuring a gorgeous lounge, a Saturday jazz brunch and live entertainment regularly, Hotel San José is the ideal location for visitors seeking to embrace the true Austin spirit during their stay.