Last Updated January 25, 2021 1/25/2021

10 Best Airbnbs in Austin, Texas

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Although Austin is home to a number of great hotels, enjoy a more secluded and quiet stay in one of the city’s cozy Airbnbs. These rental properties range from houses perfect for large groups or tiny homes and studios suited for couples. No matter if you want to be in East Austin, near the University of Texas or right by 6th Street or Zilker Park, there is an Airbnb on this list to meet your needs. Make your trip to Austin a memorable one by staying at one of these 14 best Austin Airbnbs.

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Hilltop Retreat
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The Hilltop Retreat is perfect for groups.

Hilltop Retreat

If you’re looking for a space big enough for 14 guests, then this hilltop retreat in Austin may just be the perfect lodging option for your group. This downtown Austin home has four bedrooms, two covered porches and a spacious lawn. Located in the Zilker area, this house is within walking distance to the Town Lake trail and only a short drive to downtown.

Historic Manor in Downtown Austin
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This Downtown Austin Airbnb is a historic manor.

Historic Manor in Downtown Austin

Perfect for large groups especially bachelor or bachelorette parties, this historic manor in downtown accommodates up to 13 guests. Located in East Austin, the popular 6th Street bar district is less than a mile away. Walk to a number of shops, bars and food trailers or simply enjoy a backyard barbecue at this Austin Airbnb.

East Side Beehive
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East Side Beehive has such unique architecture.

East Side Beehive

This modern cottage known as the East Side Beehive is located in Central East Austin. Perfect for two guests, this one bedroom and one bathroom space offers vaulted ceilings, a spacious floor plan and new furnishings. This Airbnb is a great place to recharge and find peace, since there is no TV or cable. In Austin style, listen to a classic record on the record player instead.

Backyard Cottage in Central Austin
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Escape to this backyard cottage in Central Austin.

Backyard Cottage in Central Austin

Located in Austin’s Cherrywood neighborhood, this backyard cottage is at a great location no matter if you’d like to visit the University of Texas or the great spots in downtown Austin. This small space is perfect for a couple. With WiFi access and other amenities like a microwave and coffeemaker, this Airbnb is perfect for both business or pleasure.

Downtown Austin Texas Condo
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Stay at this downtown Austin condo near UT.

Downtown Austin Texas Condo

This studio condo in downtown is at a central location, so guests can walk to the University of Texas, the Capitol building and the Frank Erwin Center. This condo is adorned with top notch features like granite counter tops and bamboo floors.

Tiny House: Heart of the East Side
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Stay in a tiny house in East Austin.

Tiny House: Heart of the East Side

Stay in a tiny house during your time in Austin, Texas. This small yet welcoming East Side abode is perfect for two or three travelers. This 200-square-foot space is only a mile and a half from Austin Convention Center and the up-and-coming bar and restaurant area known as Rainey Street.

Luxury Carriage House
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Luxury Carriage House

Luxury Carriage House

Stay only four blocks away from the eclectic South Congress Avenue. Known as the Hideaway Carriage House, this Airbnb located in Travis Heights is equipped with new furnishings, adorned with one-of-a-kind artwork and comes with luxury bed linens and Turkish robes.

Atomic Ranch
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Atomic Ranch has a classic Austin vibe.

Atomic Ranch

This mid-century home that sleeps up to eight people is known as Atomic Ranch. This South Austin lodging option lies only two miles from downtown. Enjoy a surround sound stereo system, free WiFi, cable TV and a kitchen stocked with modern appliances.

Cozy Casita Near Downtown
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Enjoy the backyard at this cozy casita.

Cozy Casita Near Downtown

This cozy casita in downtown Austin will make for a comfortable homebase during your Austin vacation. Complete with outdoor patios, a beautiful studio and gorgeous oaks in the backyard, you’ll forget that this Airbnb is located in the city, between South Congress and South First.

Open, Airy Tiny House
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This tiny home makes for a nice stay in ATX.

Open, Airy Tiny House

This tiny home is a small studio perfect for two guests. Located in central Austin near the University of Texas, guests will enjoy private access to this 8’x17’ tiny home space. Walk to popular eateries like Kerbey Lane or take a short drive into downtown or to Zilker Park. This tiny home comes with everything you will need, like a queen-sized bed, full kitchen and a shady outdoor courtyard.

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