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Recent Downtown reviews

  • Nice solitude

    "Whether you are in Austin for a festival or for a more laid back experience, this is a great place to stay. Close proximity to the joys of South Congress and easy access to I-35, but very quiet and relaxing. Lots of space and a great kitchen, too. Considering it is a basement apartment, the owners are nice and quiet, too."
    Guest: Jim M. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 18, 2014
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  • Everything we needed and wanted

    "My wife and I visited Austin for a ten-day Christmas vacation with our two adult children. This rental provided us with a terrific base. The house was spacious -- plenty of privacy, with three bedrooms and two baths. The kitchen was very well appointed (tons of cooking utensils, pots, pans, plates, toasters, all of that). There was good internet service, which was great, because all of us were poking away at laptops and iPads and smartphones. The beds were very comfortable, and there were plenty of towels. There was also a very convenient washer and dryer. The house is located in what I would consider a quiet, working-class family area. It's a very easy walk to the parks along Lady Bird Lake and the shops and restaurants along Cesar Chavez Street, the main drag through East Austin. (There are some food trucks along East Austin and East Sixth Street that are world class -- you have to check out Vera Cruz and East Side Kings.) The more high-end restaurants are further away. Though there are many places walkable from the house, I'd strongly recommend having a car. Getting downtown is about a mile and a half, and you have to pass under I-35. Getting to downtown, to the LBJ Library, to University of Texas, and to the South Congress Street restaurants are all very quick ten- or fifteen-minute drives -- but most days, you wouldn't want to walk that far. (Then again, we were there in the winter, and it was on the chilly side most days, so that may have influenced our decision to drive.) You'll also need a car to get to supermarkets. (Don't miss the experience of going to the Whole Foods downtown!) The owner was very accommodating and easy to deal with. And I'll mention that the backyard seemed very nice and spacious, but the weather didn't lend itself to our using it much. We'd be happy to return in the future. And Austin is a great town that you can to to time and time again!"
    Guest: Alan C. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 10, 2014
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  • Nice place and great and prompt response from owner

    "Very nice place, was exactly as descripted. We had small issue with the fridge but Connie was prompt in her response and very willing to help (calling several times to make sure all was good), eventhough she was out of town. overal great experience, would defiantely recommend to anyone."
    Guest: Clay Carvalho Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: November 27, 2013
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  • Comfy and great location!

    "Great location and very quiet. Beds were comfy and the living area very accommodating. We enjoyed walking to Austin Java in the mornings. Lots of room for our Sister Getaway and we would stay again."
    Guest: Judi Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014
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Downtown Travel Tips

Downtown Austin Vacation Homes Have it All

There are so many adjectives that describe downtown Austin, that one is clearly not enough. It is historic and hip, as well as artistic and alive. It's casual and cosmopolitan, and electric and elegant. Downtown Austin is about as diverse as the people that reside, work, and visit there. Spending time in one of the Downtown Austin vacation homes puts you right in the middle of all that this cultural city has to offer. Anyone that has visited Austin will tell you that the live music is like no other.

6th Street in Downtown Austin is a One-Stop Shop

6th Street in Downtown Austin is a one-stop shop for dining, night life, theatre, live music, festivals, bars, pubs, clubs, art galleries and more. Downtown Austin lodging will not disappoint, providing you with modern accommodations, superb amenities and close proximity to everything Austin. Whether you enjoy your night at Emo's or Momos, 6th Street in downtown Austin will provide you and your friends a fun-filled night. Good eats are plentiful on 6th Street and very close to Downtown Austin vacation homes. Enjoy fresh southwestern cuisine at the Iron Cactus or WI-FI with your Mexican martini at Cedar Door. Have your drink delivered to your seat as you watch a movie at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

Grab Some Exercise in Downtown Austin

The list of things to do and see in downtown Austin is practically endless. One of the most popular things to do is to spend some time at the Lady Bird Lake and Hike and Bike Trail, which is a great place for canoeing, kayaking, and rowing. Downtown Austin lodging is near the 10-mile long Hike and Bike trail, which surrounds Lady Bird Lake. The infamous trail is flat, which makes it easier for long bike rides or drawn-out walks. Auditorium Shores, an expansive venue, is a popular place to enjoy live music, festivals and events from your Austin vacation rentals.

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