This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Downtown reviews
"Every year I take a trip with my girlfriends to a new city and this was our first time in Austin. The house was perfectly set up to accommodate a group of gals that wanted to relax and catch up, and of course, have fun! The location is great...close proximity to lots of the city's best areas and we had a really easy time getting around town quickly. The home was beautiful inside and out. We were very pleased with the organized, easy rental process and would come back in a heartbeat!"Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014View listing
"We had a great time at this condo and would highly recommend it! Charles was very welcoming and his recommendations for food and drinks nearby were perfect. We picked the location because I thought 6th street was supposed to be a good nighttime/music district. We visited on our first night, a few blocks away, but realized the nickname "dirty 6th" was accurate. Luckily, the condo is in the east Austin area, which has a ton of really great restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The actual condo is really nice...no issues at all and fun to watch the city passing by via the view. Would definitely rent this condo again!"Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 13, 2014View listing
"We chose to stay in this comfortable cottage while visiting our children at UT for family weekend. We usually stay in a 3 or 4 star hotel when in Austin but have recently been disappointed with service and facilities and thought this would work better for us. We were very happy with our choice. The cottage is just as described and the owner was very helpful. Very clean and a great location. We would definitely book this property again!"Guest: Joan P. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014View listing
"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, 2014View listing
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.