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
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.
Sonder – East 5th
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
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.
Residence Inn by Marriott Austin Downtown/Convention Center
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.
Sonder – South Congress
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.