Known for its live music venues and delicious food trucks, Austin is a top travel destination in the United States. Unique neighborhoods have boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops to browse and the 6th Street Entertainment District is a hot spot of bars and venues. Austin has also established itself as a tech hub, so corporate employees often find themselves in the area for a few days or weeks at a time.
Whether in town for a conference or a festival, Austin offers many extended stay hotel options to make your stay comfortable. Visitors can choose from a traditional hotel chain or a modern take on short-term apartment rentals. Below, we’ve highlighted our top choices of the best extended stay hotels in Austin.
Hyatt House Austin/Downtown has a prime location among restaurants and bars in the buzzing Red River St. entertainment district. This budget-friendly, extended stay hotel has both standard guest rooms and suites with full kitchens. All rooms include a separate workstation and living area. Hyatt House offers a complimentary breakfast buffet, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and fitness center. There is also an on-site restaurant and bar for those looking to spend the night in. Hyatt House is pet-friendly for a fee.
Located in Austin’s exciting Eastside neighborhood, Sonder at East 5th offers a modern take on extended stay hotels. Sonder offers a variety of furnished apartments – from studios to one- and two-bedroom units. They include fully equipped kitchens and in-suite laundry facilities, as well as high-speed WiFi. These units are ideal for a long-term visitor or a business traveler who wants the comforts of home while on the road. Guests will have access to the building’s fitness center and outdoor pool. Contactless check-in and 24/7 support are available through Sonder’s app.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Austin Downtown is a highly rated extended stay property, thanks in part to its close proximity to the Austin Convention Center. The Hilton-brand apartment-style hotel offers both king and queen/queen rooms, with separate workstations and kitchenettes. One-bedroom suites are also available, for those looking for additional privacy. Complimentary hot breakfast is served each morning, and guests can enjoy a free evening social Monday-Thursday. Guests have access to free Wi-Fi, a fitness center and outdoor pool throughout their stay.
In addition to its convenient location by the Convention Center and vibrant 6th Street Entertainment District, the Residence Inn by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Guest rooms are designed to feel like a home away from home, with fully-equipped kitchens and pull-out sofa beds for an extra sleeping area. There is an on-site laundry facility and convenience store.Guests can keep up their fitness routine at the on-site fitness center and indoor pool, with many outdoor activities within a short distance from the property.
From $136/ night
Sonder – South Congress offers a modern extended-stay option in one of Austin’s oldest, most walkable neighborhoods. Bypass a standard reception desk and check-in with Sonder’s app, which also provides 24/7 support. The South Congress apartment building has one- and two-bedroom furnished apartments that can comfortably sleep from four to six guests. Each apartment has a private balcony, in-suite laundry and full-size kitchen. Units are stocked with shower amenities and artisan coffee. Guests have access to the building’s rooftop, terrace and courtyard throughout their stay.